Heather Carter is the owner and operator of A Diamond In The Ruff. She graduated from Central Florida School of dog grooming in 1995. Her love for animals and experience, shine through in the love and quality she offers her clients. Heather opened her first shop in Lake Wales, Florida at nineteen. Her business was successful until she moved to Kentucky three years later. Heather also obtained her status of "Master Stylist" from the prestigious Nash Academy. She was a manager at Lexington's PetsMart for three years, when she decided to open her original location in Winchester. A Diamond In The Ruff opened in August of 2002.