Lisa Ritson has been involved with dogs her entire life. Her father was an avid hunter, Lisa grew up with a varity of sporting dogs, beagles, springers and pointers.
She was involved in 4-H. Worked in boarding and show kennels in Australia and the U.S.. Eventually she married a hunter. Keeping hunting dogs around her, a pointer, "Sassy" & a Basset Hound, "Maggie". She went onto professional grooming where she fell in love with RED HEADED poodles." Norman"(Clas Haus Red Norman) was first, then "Lucy"(Zamora's Red Lucille) her husbands favorite and Lisa's first show poodle. Her family of poodles continued to grow "Breezy"("CH.Caprice's Foolish Girl), "Penny"(The House of Windsor's Pennywise) "Patrick"(CH. Caprice's Cajun Spice) "Trixie"(LiRits' Tricky Linda Lu) and "Summer"(LiRits' Mid Summers Night Dream).
She ran her own Grooming shop "Happy Tails Dog & Cat Grooming" in Simsbury CT for 12 years. Sold to one of her employees she went onto "LiRtis Mobile Pet Salon" now starting it's 5th year in business("08"). She also shows and breeds toy poodles, LiRits Toy Poodles.
"Showing poodles is a great deal of fun for me. I take breeding a bit more seriously. I try to improve on the breed and concentrate on breeding healthy puppies. Being a groomer I see so many poorly bred dogs I just want to scream. My clients are saddled with horrific vet bills. By the time they realize what has happened, they love their puppy and will do anything for them. I never want to be the person doing that to an innocent puppy or another person. I love having dogs in my life. "