Owner/ Master Groomer

I have had a passion for animals since I can remember. I have trained with Veterinarians as a Vet Tech, studied obedience with a professional trainer and have a master's in Animal Behavior. Grooming is where I found my passion. I have been grooming since I was 16. I have spent 100s of hous studying and continue to improve what I do.




As a young child I always had a passion for animals. Growing up on a ranch outside of Carlsbad NM I grew up loving all animals. By the time I was 14 I started working as a bather in a family friends grooming parlor. By age 17 I started my own business as a groomer. In 2005 I received a certificate of completion through Penn Foster in dog grooming. I moved from NM to TX after to attend college. After 4 years of schooling I realized I was already doing the job I loved. I moved to Ruidoso in 2013 and started at Karas Kritters. I am blessed to work in a job I love, and am able to meet wonderful people and their furbabies. 

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Kennel Manager • Head/ Belly Scratcher •Apprentice Groomer & Bather/ Brusser

Born and raised in the industry and I could not imagine doing anything else. I have been bathing dogs since before I could walk. I chose at a young age that I would spend my life with the dogs and I plan on doing that. I intend on making sure our family owned business stays open and successful. Making people's pets beautiful and comfortable in our care is my highest priority. 


About Us

Pet Grooming & Boarding Kennel

Welcome to Kara's Kritters! We are a full service pet grooming and Boarding kennel. We groom all breeds of dogs and cats.We offer a very personalized boarding experience for your dogs. We live on premises so there is always someone available for anything that might arise. Our dogs get a lot of hands on attention. Special needs dogs are no problem! Our grooming department has a combined experience of 45 years...no dog too big or to small!

We aim to provide your pet with the best possible care. We provide gentle and caring pet bathing and grooming so your pet can stay clean, healthy and comfortable.

Our kennel s conveniently located on Ruidoso, New Mexico. We are open seven days a week to serve you and your pet. We always ensure a clean, safe and secure environment for your pet’s protection.

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