Donna is an internationally recognized grooming educator, speaker, judge, and the lead instructor for Healthy Spot Styling Academy in Studio City, California. Donna has over 35 years of experience in the pet industry, she is a USA GroomTeam gold medalist alumni, IPG Certified Master Groomer and has won over 60 grooming awards during her competitive grooming career. Donna earned a teaching credential from the University of San Diego and is a Health Science Major. She’s taught animal science, pet first aid & CPR, pet business management, and grooming for over 17 years. Donna was the former teacher of Hacienda La Puente Adult Education grooming program which was awarded “Program of Excellence” 2006. In 2009, Donna earned an accommodation from the California Board of Education for her development of a model program, and during her tenure she received the “Teacher of The Year” award. Donna’s vast knowledge of the pet industry and animal sciences, combined with her passion for teaching, inspires students to excel in the art of grooming.