Have you seen it? Maybe the best thing on Instagram? The slow motion videos of dogs being blow dried while preening like Beyonce?
Jess Rona is an actress/comedian/dog groomer in Los Angeles. Her Instagram @jessronagrooming showcasing dogs being blown-dry in slo-mo, all set to an eclectic mix of music, is a bona fide phenomenon. Jess has appeared in New Girl, One Mississippi, Hollywood Darlings, and lots of web videos. She has directed shorts, commercials, and music videos, including one for Tegan and Sara. Jess recently debuted in her first branded campaign with Bissel in a doc style commercial, her wet dog photos were used to help launch Apple’s Instagram, she’s worked with Casper for the first annual Pup Run right here in Austin. She’s also worked with Outdoor Voices, Best Made, The Standard, Liquid-Plumr, UsWeekly, Rachael Ray. She’s been featured in articles from The LA Times, NY Times, O Magazine, Glamour, Huffington Post, The Daily Mail, Bark Post, Allure, and has been spotlit in 60 Second Docs, Mashable, The Insider, Insider Pets Good Mythical Morning, & NBC LeftField.
Jess released her first book “Groomed” in March of 2018 with Knock Knock that combines photography, grooming and comedy. Go buy it for your dog!
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