Passionate about pets and their well-being, Markie James is a dedicated professional in the field of pet grooming and care. She is a North Carolina Native with 15 years of experience, where she has honed her skills and expertise in the art of pet grooming, ensuring the comfort, health, and happiness of our furry friends.
She owns and operates Bark Side Pet Grooming which has won numerous local awards for excellence and quality. Markie has competed in grooming competitions where she has placed Best First Timer, Third Place at APF 2020, Honorable Mention at APF 2021, and Third Place at Safari Palmetto 2022. Recently, she has had an article published in Groomer to Groomer Magazine.
Markie has made it her mission to share her knowledge and techniques with fellow groomers and pet owners. Her dynamic and engaging (humorous at times too) teaching style captivates audiences, making learning a fun and interactive experience. Join Markie in her highly informative and inspiring pet grooming seminars, where you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in the world of pet grooming. Together, let’s create a happier, healthier, and more beautiful world for our beloved furry companions!