Nominations were made by professional groomers on the basis of strict criteria of excellence for each of the six categories.
The winners include:
American Groomer of the Year- Lindsey Dicken
International Groomer of the Year- Jackie Boulton
Grooming Contest Judge of the Year- Irina Pinkusevich
Congeniality Award- Lulu Rodriguez
Mobile Groomer- Lisa Leady
Grooming Salon (less than 5 locations)- the village groomer
Grooming Salon (more than 5 locations)- Natural Pawz Grooming Services
Salzburg Award- GroomerTV- Barkleigh Productions
The Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards have become a signature of the grooming industry, establishing standards of grooming excellence and promoting and recognizing professionalism in the grooming industry.