Meredith, Owner & Manager
Meredith is an owner and manager. It was her dream that led the way to the creation of our business. She has been working in the kennel industry since 1999, she has always loved dogs and knew she would pursue a career with them since she was a young girl. Meredith has two dogs and a cat, Thatcher is a Finnish Lapphund, Rush is a Border Collie and Tuxie is her adorable, snuggly, sweet little tuxedo kitty. Meredith enjoys spending her free time fishing, hiking, mushroom hunting, shooting photography and training and competing with Rush and Thatcher in Obedience, Agility and Herding.
Coral is an entrepreneur in her own right and devoted herself to helping Meredith achieve her “Dream Kennel.” Coral’s focus is primarily behind the scenes ensuring Pets & Company is efficient and well maintained and takes pride in having contributed to raising the standards of the pet care industry. Coral has a Yorkie named Teensy (10) and two house cats. Her special interests include fine arts, photography, interior design and developing programs to enhance community relations.
Scott is a manager and owner, he joined the Pets & Company team in 2017. After a lifetime career working IT in the corporate world, he knew it was time for a change. Scott has always had a special place in his heart for dogs and small business. He’s hard at work learning the industry and bringing new ideas and programs to Pets & Company.
Jessica, Client Relations Specialist
Jessica is our full-time assistant manager, she has five beautiful, human, daughters and a Great Pyrenees named Eleanor. She is always full of happy, positive energy and genuinely loves to meet and greet all of our customers and their dogs. She has worked in the animal industry since 2009, here with us at Pets & Company since July of 2015, but has been an animal lover her entire life. Jessica loves spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.
Brittany, Personnel Supervisor
Brittany initially began working with animals in 2011, and has been with us since March of 2015. Brittany has always had a passion for working with animals and humans alike. She has a Shih-Tzu, a cat, and 2 guinea pigs. She is currently studying to become a Veterinarian.
Sanna, Personnel Supervisor
Sanna is our full time bather at Pets & Company, and has been with us since July of 2015. She is a passionate animal lover, an avid music listener, and enjoys relaxing at home with her three children in her down time. She has 2 cats, and a 2 year old Husky/lab mix named Shepherd.
Alex, Pet Care Technician & Dog Trainer
Alex’s love for animals started at a very young age, he always knew his career would be in the animal care industry. Alex is a certified Dog Trainer through the Tom Rose Training school. Alex is our go-to guy for any task at Pets & Company, he is our Jack of all trades! He’s also an exceptional trainer, he truly spends time with each training dog, you really couldn’t ask for a nicer person to train your dog.
Shaun, Pet Care Technician
Shaun has been a valued member of our team since November of 2014 . He has owned many different animals throughout his life including cats, dogs, fish and rabbits. Shaun’s love for animals lead him to his position at Pets & Company. Initially he did not plan on a career in the animal care industry, but after working for Pets & Company he has decided to pursue a career in the Veterinary Care industry. Shaun has a Yorkie-Poo named Felix Mendelssohn.
Shelby, Pet Care Technician
Shelby has always had a large variety of pets, which led to her passion for animals. She currently has a dog (Joey), three cats (Marmalade, Calli, and Chloe), and a guinea pig (Perry the Pig). She has a degree in zoology and wants to work in wildlife and conservation.
Lexi, Pet Care Technician
Lexi joined our team in December of 2016! She has always enjoyed the presence of animals, and especially enjoys working with dogs! Her out of work hobbies include soccer, hockey, and she is in school for nursing! Lexi is guaranteed to give your companion a pleasant and rewarding time during their visit at Pets & Company!
Victoria, Pet Care Technician
Victoria has been working with animals since 2009. She has been part of our Pets & Company team since February of 2015. She has 4 dogs, 2 Doberman Pinschers named Jake and Ivan, a Pomeranian named Gizmo, and a Finnish Spitz named Kaisa. Victoria is currently studying to become a Zoologist at Southern Illinois University–Carbondale .
Clayton, Pet Care Technician
Clayton has been with our company since February of 2016 . He ensures our overnight guests are happy, healthy, and well taken care of while boarding with us. He enjoys relaxing and spending time with his wife and their son during his downtime.
Alex, Pet Care Technician
Alex enjoys music, engineering, reading, and of course, animals! Alex has a Black Lab named Sadie and a Finnish Lapphund named Tag. He’s had a love for animals since he was young.
Miranda, Pet Care Technician
Miranda has been working in the animal care industry for most of her life, she is a part-time volunteer for Serendipity German Shepherd Rescue. and also enjoys riding horses, and competing in reigning competitions during her free time. Miranda has two wonderful dogs, Gunner, a Siberian husky and Harley, an Aussie mix.
Ashley, Pet Stylist & Creative Groomer
Ashley is our full time “creative” Pet Stylist. She has been grooming cats & dogs since 2006, and been a part of our Pets & Company team since 2011. Ashley has a huge passion for animals. She is incredibly artistic and gifted in every facet of pet grooming, from meticulous scissoring skills, to visionary hair styles and hair dye designs. Ashley has one of the nicest demeanors you’ll ever find in a groomer, she is truly one of the most talented groomers around. Ashley has a Shih-Tzu, Milla, who is almost always rocking the latest creative hair-do, a Cattle Dog/Shepherd Mix named Church (who is the life of the party in daycare) and 3 cats! Her love of dogs and artistic talent have lead her to a career as a creative groomer, she couldn’t imagine doing anything else!
Barbara, Pet Stylist
Barbara has been working with animals since 2006. Barbara’s passion for animals and their wellbeing truly shows through her animal handling skills and her exceptional observation skills, she ensures every guest visiting the spa passes our health check list. Barbara has five amazing children, one dog and one cat. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the peace and quiet of the country.