Grooming since twelve, in 1986, Ms. Claflin founded DogGone Beautiful Pet Styling Salon in Keene, NH.  She continues to work there part time although sold in 2003. She is a multi Best in Show competitor, Bronze Oster International, member of the 2004 GroomTeam USA and served on their Board of Directors. She was Show Coordinator for NEPGP and Team member of Learn2GroomDogs.