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Stephanie Niemiec-Stempfer

Owner & Certified Professional Groomer

Stephanie has been working in the Pet Industry since 2004 doing various jobs. In 2007 she attended the Professional grooming program at the Florida Institute of Animal Arts, Winter Park Florida. In 2008 she graduated as the highest level graduate in the schools history. Wasting no time Pampered Paws-N-Claws was opened August 1st, 2008. In 2021 Stephanie obtained her masters in grooming from the National Dog Groomers Association, earning the accredited status of NCMG.

She began competing competitively in grooming competitions in 2013, and to say that she has done well would be an understatement. In 2018 she was on the over of a nationwide grooming magazine for her first place win.

Stephanie has been recognized as one of the top 10 groomers by the International Judges Association and is also the state captain for the Pennsylvania state grooming team. In 2020 she became the brand ambassador for a shampoo company, who will be sponsoring her to compete in their name and showcase their products.

Stephanie handles most of the more advanced intricate, detailed, or longer trim styles requested by clients. Specialized skilled grooming are also offered such as show grooming, hand stripping, carding or hand scissored cuts.

Always looking to better herself and education Stephanie attends many grooming shows, seminars and competitions throughout the year. Her established clientele mostly pre book weeks, months or even a year in advance. If you would like to get on her schedule please call in advance.

Stephanie is currently not accepting any new clients on her schedule. If you would like to be put on the wait list please submit a new client appointment request. If a slot would happen to open we will contact you.

Stephanie's Specialities and Recognitions
  • Certified Professional Groomer
  • Nationally Certified Master Groomer
  • AKC S.A.F.E Certified Groomer
  • Pet Aid & CPR Certified
  • Hand scissored curly coats ( Poodles, Bedlington’s, Doodles )
  • Hand stripping & Carding Terrier & Sporting coats
  • AKC Breed trims
  • Large Breeds

Stephanie’s Grooming Portfolio