Deb Compton is the Regional Grooming Team Lead for the Pet Supplies Plus franchises, located in the Madison, WI. and Austin, MN. markets. She specializes in grooming dogs for photography, marketing and television appearances. She also grooms show dogs who are actively showing in AKC events. Deb personally shows Bedlington Terriers (current) and Miniature Poodles (2022) in AKC shows. Deb’s world-renowned, unique creative grooming techniques include coat carving, scissoring animals into the dog’s hair and turning dogs into wild creatures, including a zebra pegasus, a jungle tableau, sloths, and a troop of monkeys. Starting with the birth of her own personal grooming studio, “In the Dogz House,” in 2011, which has since merged with Pet Supplies Plus (2019), Deb has made splashes in the grooming industry both locally and abroad. She also consults for grooming industry businesses in product development, personnel management, business marketing, and sales, regularly hosting seminars to boost growth and interest in grooming competitions. In April 2018, Deb began traveling the world teaching other groomers her specialized skills in scissoring and creative grooming. She has taught seminars in South Korea, Taiwan, Puerto Rico and all over the USA, has been featured on NPR On Demand, and was a (Top 5) contestant on ABC’s Pooch Perfect, which premiered March 30, 2021.