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Our Grooming Team boasts a wonderful combination of skill, experience, and a love for animals!

Linda Worsley (Grooming Supervisor) has been with Animal Medical Center for 39 years, and has been involved with dogs (grooming, boarding, training, breeding, and showing) for over 50 years.

She graduated from New York School of Dog Grooming in 1981 and had previously acquired an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology from Blue Ridge Community College in Virginia.

She is a Certified Master Groomer by the National Dog Groomers Association of America.

She has shown several Brussels Griffons to their AKC championships, and has enjoyed breeding an occasional litter of griffons or poodles throughout the years.

She has shared her home in Chatham with all manner of other pets as well, including cats, horses, donkeys, and goats.

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Melissa Rose (Asst. Groomer) started working at Animal Medical Center in 2012 as our bather / brusher, and is now mastering her grooming skills. She gives each dog and cat her own special touch. Since the very beginning Melissa has worked hard to learn and understand our grooming techniques, and her proficiency makes her invaluable to our team.  

Melissa's household includes her sons Connor and Corbin and 2 dogs Sadie and Buttons.

Tara Moore has joined our staff  in 2019 as Bather/Asst.Groomer. She comes with a wealth of experience as the former Assistant Manager of the Danville Area Humane Society, as well as a lifetime of raising and caring for just about any kind of animal you can name.

Her family includes son Mason and twins Mallory and Benjamin, as well as a cat, a flock of chickens,

and even lizards.

Gardening, cooking, crafting, and concertgoing are just a few of her many other varied interests. 

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