Grooming a passion for dogs

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Jill Fraser has been passionate about dogs her whole life, grooming her first one at age 10 when she decided her aunt's cocker spaniel could use an upgrade.

Since then, she's pursued a career around dogs, showing breeds at 16 after leaving Spokane for California on her own, then getting into the grooming business in Portland, Oregon that year when she worked for a veterinarian as the boarding and grooming manager, she says.

"I know what dogs are supposed to look like, regardless if it's a show cut, farm cut, a field cut," she says. "And it's just ... a passion."

Fraser worked for Humane Soc...

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