Cristen Bowker Owner/Groomer Cristen has been professionally grooming since 2000 and is a NDGAA, A.K.C. SAFE Certified Groomer. She has been the proud owner of Foxy Locks since 2017, the first A.K.C. SAFE Certified Salon in Tennessee. Foxy Locks has been awarded Knoxville's #1 Pet Grooming Salon for 5 years and #1 Doggie Daycare for 2 years. Grooming and animals has always been her passion, and her certifications includes but not limited to, Semi-Permanent Color, pet CPR & First Aid, A.K.C. SAFE Handling, Hair & Skin, and Poodles. She specializes in all breeds, cats, and small animals. She competes in creative grooming with her St. Poodle, Paris, which has become the mascot for the salon and attends all the charity events the salon is active with. Giving back to the community and helping with other animal organizations and shelters has been an important part of Foxy Locks and what it stands for. Cristen has 2 beautiful children, Ethan (14) and Delilah (2) who share her love of animals and can be seen hanging out with mom at the salon on occasion. The family pets include a St. Poodle (Paris), cocker spaniel (Rascal), Pequeno Portuguese Podengo (Eli), hound mix (Vinnie), orange tabby (Milo), 3 ferrets (Dean Martin, Storm, & Moose), 2 guinea pigs (Jake from State Farm & Gizmo). A lot of her pets are used for competitive grooming and events, and play an important part in her home and work life.
Emily Hanaver Manager/Receptionist Emily has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2018. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's in English and a concentration in Creative Writing. She has an Italian Greyhound mix named Sophie, two guinea pigs, a leopard gecko, and two hamsters. When she's not working, she's probably reading, writing, or spending time with her husband Dan.
Cat Frisbie Doggie Daycare Manager/Grooming Assistant Cat has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2020. Cat has loved animals her whole life! She has owned ferrets, rabbits, cats, and of course, dogs. She is currently the pet mom to a feisty, loud and proud beagle mix named Samson who she adores. She volunteered at the humane society for years as a teenager and picked up some training techniques there, which made her realize she wanted to work with animals.
Ciera Johnson Groomer Ciera has been professionally grooming since 2016 and has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2019. She also loves creative grooming. She has two standard poodles named Grimm Burton and Salem, a mini American Eskimo named Gunther, and a snake named Constantine. In her free time, Ciera loves hiking with her dogs. She is also pet CPR certified, hair & skin certified, AKC Safe Handling certified, and poodle certified.
Laurel Newman Groomer Laurel has been professionally grooming since 2015 and has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2019. She has a Chow named Chowder. She specializes in double, curly, and combination coats. Pomeranians are her favorite breed to groom, and she enjoys creative grooming. Laurel loves traveling with her family, camping, and drinking margaritas. You can always catch her with coffee in hand. If she's running late, it's because she got stuck in the drive-thru waiting on coffee. Laurel is certified in poodles, AKC safe handling, shear confidence, and pet CPR and First Aid.
Rebekah Leonard Groomer Rebekah has been professionally grooming since 2011 and is an NDGAA groomer. She has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2020. She has worked with animals since 2009 and is pet CPR and First Aid certified. She has two standard poodles named Chantilly Lace and Atticus Finch, a Flemish Giant rabbit named Mose, and a pigeon called Percy.
Pierre Ciottoli Groomer Pierre has been professionally grooming since 2013 and has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2020. He moved to the US 10 years ago from France. He is married to Tiffany and has three dogs and an axolotl. He and Tiffany also have two children together. Pierre is an avid motorcycle rider and likes to attend sport-bike track days around the South Eastern US. In his free-time, he enjoys playing video games.
Tiffany Ciottoli Grooming Assistant/Receptionist Tiffany has been professionally grooming since 2016 and has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2020. Before that, she attended the University of Tennessee for sociology & criminal justice. She has three dogs: a rat terrier named Winry, a toy poodle named Grace, and a Dachshund named Coco. She also has an axolotl named Banana. She is married to Pierre, and together they have two children who she homeschools throughout the week. In her free time, she enjoys listening to crime podcasts, watching anime, and unwinding with a chill video game.
Casey Taylor Receptionist Casey has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has a Bachelor's degree in graphic design. She has a cat named Monica and two dogs named Shadow and Toby.
Sierra Hamelin Receptionist Sierra has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. She has five years of customer service experience and plans to attend cosmetology school in 2023. She is originally from Murfreesboro but has lived in Knoxville since August of 2021. Sierra has two family dogs named Jaxon Marie and Tara Anne. In her free time, she loves doing nails for herself and her friends as well as spending time with her boyfriend. Her favorite breeds are dachshunds and chihuahuas.
Hannah Hensley Receptionist Hannah has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. She has 3 years of customer service experience, and she adores having animals as customers! She has two dogs at home: Ziggy, a schnauzer/shih tzu mix, and Harley, the quietest chihuahua ever. She also has two human animals at home, Lucas and Colton. Hannah has been married for nine years.
Hershel Warren Doggie Daycare Attendant Hershel has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. He has 10+ years of customer service experience. He is the super honored father of an amazing son and beautiful daughter. He is also the father of 6 fur babies: a dog and five cats. He is a musician at heart and an animal lover daily!
Haley Cruttenden Doggie Daycare Attendant Haley has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. She has been a dog-sitter throughout the years, and also has experience looking after special needs pets. She has two dogs of her own, a Shih Tzu called Emmie as well as a Yorkie named Zoe.
Kaitlyn Hearn Doggie Daycare Attendant Kaitlyn has been a proud member of Foxy Locks since 2022. She loves animals and has been working with dogs for the past two years. She has a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Birmingham-Southern College and is currently attending the University of Tennessee for her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has one dog named Max.