About Us

A family team devoted to animals, Precious Paws is made up of Head Groomer Melissa and husband, Leon.

Melissa Precious Paws Dog Grooming

Melissa (City and Guilds L3 Qualified)

An ex-teacher, Education Specialist and ardent musician, Melissa cherishes the bond she has with animals above all. This has inspired her to fulfil her life-long dream to share and instill her passion and expertise with fellow animal-lovers in Surrey and the surrounding areas. Trained in London by J. Lalou, L.C.G.I, Melissa holds a Level 3 City and Guilds Dog Grooming qualification alongside qualifications in Canine First Aid and Canine Behaviour and Psychology so that you can be sure that your dog is in the best possible hands. A warm, caring personality, Melissa brings a calm, comforting and full-of-love approach to all animals and truly believes in delivering the best possible service to every pet and family that she meets.

Leon Precious Paws Dog Grooming


Leon comes from a military background of dog training, dog handling and personal physical training. He has experience with a wide range of temperaments and breeds through his work with Battersea Dogs Home. Leon’s has a kind, caring and compassionate nature and brings a comprehensive understanding of dogs’ physical and emotional needs to our clients.

We understand the need for simplicity in today’s hectic lifestyles. We can bring our grooming and spa to your front door to help minimise your stress. All we ask is that we can connect to your electricity supply and are able to park.

If you do not have space, please let us know and we can arrange a collection and drop off service to pamper your dog at our headquarters. Your dog’s comfort and well-being is the most important thing to us at Precious Paws. We are fully qualified and insured and cover Chertsey, Ottershaw, Virginia Water, Egham, Weybridge, New-Haw, Addlestone, Thorpe, Woking and surrounding areas.