Meet the Team

Owned & operated by locals since 2017, Oasis Pet Styling, formerly known as Singleton Grooming Salon, brings you the Upper Hunter’s first and only 5 ⭐ Pet Grooming Salon!

We pride ourselves on providing the very best experience for humans, dogs & cats, alike.

Our goal at Oasis Pet Styling is to ensure you & your pets are receiving nothing but the best service about. Our fresh, modern facility is second to none, in the local area & we stock a huge range of goodies to keep your pets looking & feeling their best.

We have a small, close knit, team of professional groomers who are continuously undertaking courses, seminars & training to bring you the highest quality of pet care, in the most positive, & reassuring way possible, so whether your beloved fur babe is just popping in for a quick bath, or getting a sophisticated breed style trim, you can be assured they are in the best of care.

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JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re always on the lookout for new talent and to expand our team. If you think you have what it takes to be part of our awesome, hardworking team, then we want to hear from you! Please use the link below to email us your resume or pop into the salon.

Shavon

Owner, Manager & Head Pet Stylist

Shavon has been in the industry for the last 8 years now, as well as having a lifelong background in dogs & everything to do with them! She has worked alongside some of the Hunter Valleys best groomers & has now found herself in love with her own little Salon – Oasis Pet Styling (formerly Singleton Grooming Salon).

During these 8 years Shavon has successfully studied, completed &/or attended:

🐾 10 Day Advanced Scissoring Course at The Grooming School with Christine Speerin
🐾 Certificate III in Animal Studies
🐾 Dog Behavioural Seminar at TAFE
🐾 Cert IV in Frontline Management
🐾 ProGroom Shampoo/Skincare Seminar(s)
🐾 Creative & Asian Fusion styling Seminars with Gracie Foo & May Wong
🐾 Handling Dangerous Dog Statement of Attainment with Steve Austin

Shavon is confident in all aspects of grooming, whether it be Hand Stripping, Cat Grooming, or just a Basic Shave off. Her favourite grooms to do are Terrier trims (mainly Schnauzers).

When Shavon isn’t in the salon, she’s either hanging out with her human baby, Roman & 3 dogs – Panther, Mani & Opie or she’s out exploring Mother Nature.

Carly

Senior Pet Stylist & Assistant Salon Manager

Carly, our Senior Pet Stylist & 2IC, has been part of the team for the last 2+ years . Her love, passion & motivation is what makes her such a wonderful & talented stylist and her love for the Salon has made her the perfect Assistant Manager.

Carly has successfully studied, completed and/or attended:

🐶 Certificate II in Companion Animals
🐶 Handling Dangerous Dogs Seminar with Steve Austin
🐶 5 Day Advanced Scissoring Course at The Grooming School with Christine Speerin
🐶 ProGroom Shampoo & Skin Seminar(s)
🐶 Creative/Asian Fusion Seminar with May Wong
🐶 Perfecting Poodles Seminar with “Pooch Perfects” contestants Jacqui Ainsworth & Prue Hammond

And has more plans to further her studies in the future!

Carly is confident in all aspects of grooming, whether it be a Breed Style trim, or just a basic shave off, although her favourite trims to do are definitely ‘Teddy’ trims on any kind of Oodle.

In her spare time, Carly can be found out and about socialising, spending time at the gym or just hanging out with her Staffy, Ivy.

Latasha

Senior Pet Stylist

Latasha, or better known as, Tash, has been part of our team for the most part of 2 years & is an absolute pleasure to have in the salon because she is totally & utterly obsessed with Dogs & anything to do with them!

Tash has been a part of the Animal Industry for the last 8 years, ranging from Boarding Kennels, Daycare Supervisor, through to Grooming.

During this time she has successfully studied, completed &/or attended:

🐾 Certificate II & III in Animal Studies with TAFE,
🐾 Handling of Dangerous Dogs with Steve Austin
🐾 10 Day Advanced Scissoring Course at The Grooming School with Christine Speerin (currently completing)
🐾 ProGroom Shampoo & Skin Seminar(s)
🐾 Creative/Asian Fusion Seminar with May Wong
🐾 Perfecting Poodles Seminar with “Pooch Perfects” contestants Jacqui Ainsworth & Prue Hammond

Tash is confident in a huge range of styles & techniques, but she has the softest spot for our “Golden Oldies” and the dogs who just aren’t too sure about grooming, yet.

When Tash isn’t in the salon, she’s hanging out with her human baby, Harvey & her 2 fur babies – Nellie & Archie.

Libby

Trainee Pet Stylist

Libby is the freshest face of our team, only beginning her career with us, as a Christmas Casual, in October 2019. Her passion, love & willingness to learn has landed her a full time job as a Trainee Pet Stylist.

Libby is currently studying her Certificate III in Pet Grooming through TAFE.

As she’s still learning the ropes, she hasn’t quite figured out what her passion is for grooming, however she keeps heading in the direction of being a Poodle Fanatic & she is a Pro at Deshedding dogs!

When Lib isn’t in the salon, she’s out socialising or hanging with her two Pomeranian Pals – Lennie & George.

Kaitlin

Junior Salon Assistant

If you’ve ever been to the salon on a Saturday morning, you know exactly who this over enthusiastic, smiling face is!

Kaitlin, more commonly known as Kaito, has been an asset to our little team since 2018 & we’re forever dreading the day she leaves us for University.

Kaitlin is a full blown animal lover & hopes to further her career with animals as a Vet! In the salon she is our little gopher girl – she does everything from bathing & drying the dogs, cleaning right through to checking dogs in & out.

Between work & studying, Kaitlin is out and about camping with her family or at home with her two Cavaliers – Maggie & Charli.