Melissa Verplank is a Certified Master Stylist with over 30 years experience in the professional pet grooming industry. In 2009, she operated three pet-related companies, a luxury boarding facility called hiskers Resort & Pet Spa and two companies that are involved with educating the professional pet groomer and stylist; The Paragon School of Pet Grooming, Inc. and White Dog Enterprises, Inc as well as her products and services web site MelissaVerplank.com. In 2010 Melissa expanded her product line, with training to help business owners to “grow your own groomers” and provides an award-winning, popular streaming video web site for groomers at www.learn2groomdogs.com. Melissa says they have a new Paragon Distance Learning Progra. It is geared for individuals, salon owners and corporate training. It has been re-worked, streamlined and vastly improved over the previous versions. It is an amazing blend of online home study, testing, accountability and personal coaching. The soft launch was quite a success last Fall 2018.