This past March, I had the opportunity to photograph Kelsey throughout her day.

Kelsey is an animal groomer who’s been working out of Animal Vert on Parc Avenue for the past 4 years.

She builds a relationship with every animal that comes through the doors to be groomed. She talks and sings to all of the dogs and cats as she bathes them. She plays with them during their short breaks between having their hair blow dried and starting their hair cuts. She comforts and soothes them with a hugs and kisses if they are feeling anxious. Kelsey gives all her furry clients extra special care.

I could see the connections she has made with all of these beloved pets so clearly while I spent the day with her. I loved how she worked so much, that her last client of the day was my own sweet dog Eva May.