Melissa Verplank

Melissa Verplank Enterprises

Melissa Verplank, with over 30 years of experience in the pet industry has won numerous awards on both national and international levels.  She runs multiple businesses including: The Paragon School of Pet Grooming, a luxury boarding facility called Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa, White Dog Enterprises which created the award winning books, Notes From the Grooming Table and Theory of Five, plus, an online educational video library for pet grooming.  She was a member of GroomTeam USA, later the Team Coordinator and sat on the Board of Directors. Ms. Verplank is an industry speaker, author, contest grooming judge and two time Cardinal Crystal Achievement winner and three time Barkleigh Honors Award winner.