Jaci has been professionally grooming pet and show animals since 1973 and has been considered to be one of the top competition groomers of her time.
Jaci is a retired competition dog groomer having competed for 19 years. She accumulated many Best Groomed Dog in Show, Best All Around Groomer, Best Scissored Dog in Show, and Creative Styling Class awards.
Jaci was selected for and competed on the first gold medal winning Groom Team USA representing the United States in the International team Grooming competition held in Windsor, England, and silver medaled in Standard Poodles.
In the early 1990’s She was also named American Groomer of the Year at InterGroom held in New Jersey.
She has written numerous articles for trade publications on grooming and has appeared in pamphlets and videos for the Oster and Andis corporations for their grooming tools.
She has been involved with dog training and showing of performance dogs since 1966. Over her time spent with training and showing dogs she has amateur owner trained and titled dogs to over 150 titles in conformation, obedience, agility, and field events.