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Calgary’s Jackie Boulton Wins International Groomer of the Year at Industry Show

Mucky Pups Owner Receives Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Award, Pet Industry’s Version of an Oscar

LAS VEGAS, NV – (For Immediate Release) – The recent SuperZoo pet retailer trade show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas saw some of the competitive dog grooming industry’s best and brightest gather for the annual presentation of the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards, the industry’s version of the Oscars. Among the evening’s award recipients was Jackie Boulton of Calgary, who took home the award for International Groomer of the Year.

Jackie, a five-time winner of the International Groomer of the Year Award, has been grooming for 28 years. For 18 of those years she has both worked at and owned Mucky Pups, located in Calgary. Her salon offers all of the traditional grooming services as well as fun services like mohawks and personalized designs. Jackie has competed both nationally and internationally and has won multiple Best in Show titles as well as several Best All Around Groomer awards.

“Jackie has been in this industry a long time and is a well-known, talented groomer,” said Barbara Denzer, Vice President of Cardinal Pet Care, a major manufacturer of pet products and sponsor of the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards. “As five-time winner of the International Groomer of the Year Award, we know she is talented and well respected amongst the grooming industry. We are thrilled to award Jackie this award once again.”

The Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards were founded in 1988 by Cardinal Pet Care President and CEO Tony de Vos and Shirlee Kalstone, then owner of the International Intergroom trade show for competitive grooming, for the purpose of establishing standards of grooming excellence and recognizing professional skills in the competitive grooming industry. Since the beginning, the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards have been considered one of the highest honors in the pet grooming industry, with awards presented annually for outstanding achievement in several different grooming categories. A complete description of the criteria for the awards can be found at http://www.cardinalcrystalawards.com/card_awardDesc.htm.

In addition to providing pets with the highest quality products, Cardinal Pet Care dedicated to the environmental directive of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Pre-cycle whenever possible. Demonstrating its commitment to the environment, Cardinal has solar-powered corporate offices, warehouses and manufacturing facilities in Azusa, CA.

For more information, visit the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards website at www.cardinalcrystalawards.com. More information is also available on the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards social media pages.
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