Downeast Dog News


Elsebeth DeBiase is an award winning IPG Certified Master Groomer with 20 years of experience in the pet industry. As a graduate of the University of Maine Department of Animal Sciences, she has an understanding of the animal industry that encompasses farm, veterinary and pet industries alike. In 2011, Elsebeth opened Coastal Creations Pet Salon with the goal of providing individualized services to her four-legged clients while utilizing state of the art equipment, compassionate handling methods and modern styling techniques. Her specialties include small dogs, cats, geriatric pets and hand stripping. Elsebeth is Fear Free and Low Stress Handling Certified. Her goal is to continue to pursue education and training that will be helpful to her clients and fellow groomers. Elsebeth is passionate about mentoring other groomers and helping them succeed. Recently, she completed training to become a level one certifier with International Professional Groomers, Inc. Other accomplishments Reserve Best in Show in the International Competitive Groomer’s Grooming Competition Pro Division 2021.

She has been voted Best Groomer in the 2016, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Downeast Dog News Best of the Best contests. 

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