Award Winning Dog Groomer. Valerie went to Autumn River Academy School of Dog Grooming & Artistry located in Downtown Naperville, graduating in 2013. Winning her 1st competition in 2017. Valerie also shows Smooth Fox Terriers in the AKC. Continuing education is key at Poodle & Jacks, we have many additional certifications as well as an Advanced Certification in Canine Hair and Skin. We pride ourselves on taking care of the whole dog.