Meet Our Team

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Heather Dabney

Business Owner and Groomer

Countryside Pet Grooming, L.L.C business owner, Heather Dabney is a professional groomer of 17 years.

Formerly from Staunton, VA, she is a graduate of Robert E. Lee in 2003.

She is the proud parent of two children, Austin and Sierra.

Her favorite past time is hiking with her dog Hawkey and trips to the beach.

April Bower

Full Time Groomer/ Salon Manager

April Bower has been grooming with us since 2018. She is our “Doodle Queen” and her specialty is fluffy scissored trims. She loves showcasing her skills with stylized breed cuts.

She is a Staunton resident who enjoys hiking, working out, and UVA basketball. She loves with her husband Kodi and three dogs Roscoe Kobe and Zeke.


Morgan Diehl
Full Time Groomer
Morgan has been with us since March of 2021. She lives in Stuarts Draft with her boyfriend, their son Jase. She enjoys riding horses and going to the racetrack with her family. Her specialty is elderly pets and “nervous nellies”

Tayler Ellis

Bather/Brusher and grooming trainee

Tayler Ellis is our bather/brusher. She has been with us since August of 2021 and is learning to do haircuts.

She is a 2020 graduate of Bridgewater College. She currently lives in Charlottesville with her boyfriend and dog Timber. She enjoys reading, horseback riding and going on hikes.

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