Mackensie Murphy is a second generation Pet Stylist following in her mothers footsteps and becoming the very first second generation Groomteam USA member. In 2005, Mackensie started her own grooming career at the young age of 18. Over the years, she has worked for and studied under some of the industry’s top professionals. Mackensie began her competition career 2011 and quickly shot to the top of her game moving up to Division A by the end of that same year. She has been awarded multiple Best In Show awards, Best All Around Groomer awards and is a six time winner of the prestigious Liz Paul Memorial Best Scissored Poodle Award. She has also made the great accomplishment of gracing the cover of multiple issues of “Groomer To Groomer” and “Petedge” magazine, the grooming industry’s top publications. Going forward, Mackensie consistently stayed among the top 3competitors and earned herself a position on two consecutive Groomteam USA travel teams. In 2015 she helped bring home a silver medal in Verbania, Italy, as well as most recently where she not only ranked 1st over all in the world with her American cocker but also assisted groomteam usa’s dream team in bringing home a gold medal. Along side actively competing, Mackensie has been sharing her knowledge speaking throughout the country and in 2016 took a position as an Andis Educator.