Phil, our groomer extraordinaire, is considered to be the first pet groomer in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and has perfected his craft over 30 years. He first had a dog grooming shop named "The London Daisey Doggery" in 1968 and became associated with Veterinary Services of Aiken in 1990. Adept at grooming complicated canine coats (Bichon Frises, Poodles, Briards) or complete cut downs, he also is accustomed to bathing and grooming cats. Working with the veterinarians, he has become knowledgeable with dermatology and does many special shampoos and treatments. He's very active in the community, having served on the Board of Directors at the Margaret Weston Health Center, and in various capacities with the Aiken NAACP. In 1991, he was awarded the Medger Evans award, the highest award given to an NAACP volunteer.