New York Rising Star Soars to Honor Family and Chase His Dreams
Jose Rodriguez of Pet Supplies Plus in Garnerville, NY has truly impressed us with his fantastic grooming! He mastered Paragon’s DLP Level 1 Program, submitting great practicals and showing incredible growth as a groomer. Congratulations, Jose!
From Mentor Liz Thompson:
Jose has been doing amazing things throughout Level 1. He is able to maintain high coursework grades as well as take critiques. He also showcases understanding and growth within his practical submissions. It has been so fun to watch him grow as a groomer in Level 1, and I cannot wait to see what he can accomplish in Level 2!
Why did you choose dog grooming as a career?
While growing up, I always had a passion for animals, especially canines and reptiles. Before starting at Paragon Pet School, I had a conversation with my aunt, who was battling cancer, who told me to pursue my dreams and do what I loved the most. A week and a half later, she lost her battle with cancer while I was attending Paragon Pet School. This motivated me to work and study hard to make her proud of me for doing what I love the most, which is caring for animals.
What did you enjoy most during your coursework?
I enjoyed learning about canine anatomy since that is going to help me a lot in the future.
Are you currently employed, or still looking?
Yes, I’m currently employed by Pet Supplies Plus.
What are your future goals?
My future goal is to keep working hard and educating pet owners on different subjects, so their best friends can live a happy healthy life.