About Ellen

Ellen Ehrlich has been a mobile groomer since 2006. She is the author of The Successful Pet Groomer, Go Mobile And Succeed, 49 Essays On Pet Grooming, and is the creator of Go Mobile and Succeed – The Seminar DVD.

She has appeared on Animal Planet as a guest mobile groomer and writes a popular blog called The Successful Pet Groomer.  Her articles have been published in Groomer To Groomer magazine and Petgroomer.com. She’s been interviewed numerous times on GroomerTalk Radio and is a Certified Feline Master Groomer.

Ellen has been nominated for 11 awards in the grooming industry since 2009, including “Mobile Groomer Of The Year,” “Up And Coming Speaker,” “Journalist Of The Year,” “Writer Of The Year,” and “Blog Of The Year.” Her book—The Successful Pet Groomer—was nominated for “Book Of The Year” by Barkleigh Productions. She won the Barkleigh Award in 2016 for “Contribution To The Industry.”

Ellen is an industry speaker and has mentored pet stylists from all over the world. She won the essay contest, Driven To Groom, and created the first Facebook page devoted to mobile pet grooming. She spent two years presenting online webinars with Pawsitive Educational Training and served as a consultant for Hanvey Engineering. Ellen was on the Board of Directors for G.E.A.F — Groomers Emergency Assistance Fund.

Her goal for the future is to make the world a better place for pet stylists as she inspires, motivates, and empowers groomers. Ellen’s endless amount of passion and enthusiasm motivates her to explore and take advantage of new opportunities in the grooming industry.


Ellen is now happily retired, married to her loving husband and best friend Doug for thirty eight years. She spends her time with her three adult children, Blake, Hannah, and Tyler, and her mom Ruth, her next door neighbor. She travels the world and adores her rescue critters — Dolly the Chiweenie and  Nickers the Dun gelding. Life is good!