Owner and Master Groomer (Retired)
Tina is originally from Germany and she
immigrated to the US in 1986. She has
been grooming dogs professionally since
2003 and opened Tinibaybeez Dog Grooming
in January of 2009.She officially
retired from grooming in January of 2017
but continues to run the business and
helps part-time with receptionist
She is married to her husband Rick for
32 years and they have two grown
children - Chris and Tiffany and a
grandson Jake. Tina loves
animals, arts and crafts, photography
and she maintains several art related
websites where she offers some of her
work for sale.
Chris, Tina, Rick and Tiffany
Tina lives with her family in Portage
and is owned by a Labrador Retriever Mix
named Mr. Beau Jangles (Beau for short)
who accompanies her to work every day.
Before she rescued Beau in November of
2012 she was the proud dog parent of
Jake and Moses, both also Labrador
Sadly she lost her beloved Jake on
February 14th 2011, who now rests on the
bookshelf behind the front desk at the
shop and in her heart forever.
our team in July of 2010. She was born in Germany and was raised in
Kansas City, KS where she spent most of her life. She attended a School
for Professional Groomers in St. Louis, MO where she graduated in
2003. She is the proud mother of two boys and now lives with her
husband in Portage. Soprina
has been an avid animal lover all of her life and her and
her family have several pets including a German Shepherd, a
cat and some ferrets. She is also very
artistic and creates the most stunning cakes in her spare
time. Check out her sweet pieces of art here:
Leanne joined our team in May of 2013. She is in charge of
our Bathing Department and skillfully bathes and prepares
the pets to be groomed. She loves working with the animals
and has quickly become a valuable team member. She lives
with her family in Lake Station, IN. and enjoys music.
Professional Dog Groomer
joined our team in the summer of 2015.She previously worked
as a Vet Tech at a local Veterinarian's office. Her love for
animals and her desire to become a professional groomer was
followed by intensive training and guidance by Tina and she
has quickly become a valuable member of our staff. She lives
with her fiancée in Valparaiso and she is a big White Sox
Professional Dog Groomer
joined our team in 2012 as an assistant bather and was
trained to become a professional dog groomer by Tina. She
continued to groom at our salon until May of 2014 and left
to pursue her grooming career at her own shop in Lake
Station along with her sister Amy. They returned to our
salon in October of 2016 and continue to be part of our
team. Annie lives with her fiancé in Lake Station along with
her two Pomeranians and their Rottweiler.
joined our team in the fall of 2009 as an assistant bather.
She also was trained by Tina and has become a very
successful grooming assistant. She skillfully prepares the
dogs to be groomed. She is also Annie's sister and continues
to be a valuable member of our team. Amy lives with her
family in Portage and has a large amount of pets, including
a potbelly pig, dogs and birds.
Browse Tina's latest animal designs at
her new Zazzle Shop!
Browse other gifts from Zazzle.
Tinibaybeez Original Art by Tina Nichols
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