ALL ABOUT US
Helen has been grooming since 2002, and opened the Groom Room Croydon in 2007. Originally working for Lilydale vet clinic in their salon and becoming a qualified vet nurse. After a knock down rebuild in 2019 a whole new state of the art salon was built. Helen has been breeding Golden Retrievers for 30 years, Dorehytes Golden Retrievers, hence why we specialise in grooming Goldens! She is also a fully qualified dog trainer (not currently taking new clients) and happy to put the extra time in with those dogs with different personalities. Although not currently grooming (due to health reasons) she still enjoys giving training and health advice to any clients interested.
Sam has been grooming since 2016, being Helen’s apprentice to begin with. After working part time at 2 grooming salons she is now full time and part owner at the Groom Room Croydon. Sam has done extensive obedience training with her own dogs and worked with many special dogs as part of her work with rescue animals. She has also been very involved with the breeding at Dorehytes for several years.
Anne is currently training to be a dog groomer, she is learning the various breed requirements for grooming dogs and how to handle our more nervous clients. Anne is also a registered Golden Retriever breeder, with 3 Goldens and a retired police dog at her home.
Summer is a big bubbly girl who loves playing with everyone. She is a very clever girl who is trained in service work.
Mia is Shiloh’s sister and mother of Summer & Ellie. She is adores Helen and goes everywhere with her.
SHILOH & WINSTON
Shiloh & Winston are big softies. Shiloh tries his best to get along with sister Mia. Winston loves cuddles and gets along with everyone.
Both are stud dogs, who’s puppies come to us for regular grooms.
Lilly is Summer’s Daughter and loves to give everyone kisses. She is best friends with Anni and together they are very busy girls.
Ellie is Mia’s daughter. She loves swimming and is a chill mum when it comes to her puppies.She also has the best smile!
Anni is Lily’s cousin, Winston is her dad and Skye (Summer’s sister) is her mum. She loves water and “gardening” especially the digging part!