Tails Up Co-Founder, graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources from Colorado State University. She then obtained her Master's in Resort Management from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. She has worked in Customer Service Management roles in the golf industry, computer & network support and retail. Jill served as General Manager of Citizen Canine in Oakland, California for 3 1/2 years before returning home in 2007. Jill is an PCSA Certified Advanced Pet Care Technician. Jill lives in Parker with her husband Marc, their dogs Mulligan, Teddy & Divot, and cats Daisy & Putter.
Tails Up Co-Founder, received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from California State University, Hayward, with a focus in Accounting. He has 14 years experience as a Golf Professional, including 7 years as a full time Instructor, and 4 years as General Manager at one of the busiest public courses in the Bay Area. Having never had a pet as a child, Mulligan and Divot have exposed Marc to what he was missing all those years and now, as an PCSA Certified Advanced Pet Care Technician, his passion for pets almost surpasses Jill's.
Deb has been working with dogs, cats, small aquarium fish and a few exotics for the past 20 years. She has been a veterinary technician (including emergency) for the past 12 years. Deb moved to Colorado from Florida over a year ago with her three cats, Mouser, George and Gertie.
Laura is one of the smiling faces you will see at our front desk. Laura grew up in Colorado and has a degree in Fine Art from Colorado State University. She has been working with dogs for over two years and loves spending time with animals. She currently has two very old kitties and a rambunctious husky mix named Copper. In her free time Laura enjoys drawing and writing. She also loves to spend time outdoors, camping and hiking with Copper.
Jill was a 10-year member of the Parker Barkers 4-H Club where she leaned all about the basics of dog training. She was also a state fair champion in obedience. She has helped with her mom's kennel of Australian Shepherds and American Cocker Spaniels. She has shown in the AKC, UKC and ASCA show rings in Junior handling, confirmation and obedience. She has titled many of her own dogs and judged and trained for local 4-H clubs. Her interests outside of work include hiking, movies, Twilight and traveling. Her family currently consists of four dogs and two cats. Jill enjoys Tails Up because of all the dogs and team members.
Amanda was born in New Jersey, but raised here in Colorado. Being surrounded by all kinds of animals her whole life, Amanda is a big animal lover. She currently has two horses, a donkey, two dogs, two cats, and 18 chickens that live with her and her family. Amanda is a senior at Castle View High School in Castle Rock and plans on attending college and majoring in something related to the medical field. In her spare time she likes to play volleyball and just hang out! Amanda loves working at Tails Up and spending extra time around the animals she loves!
Scott is our Operations Manager and loves all types of animals. He was very excited to join the Tails Up team after several years of managing restaurants. A Colorado native, he and his wife Becca live in Castle Rock with their two dogs, Bowie and Fiona. Between his time at Tails Up and her's at Douglas County Montessori, they love going to dog parks, enjoying a plethora of outdoors activities, and crafting new culinary concoctions at home. If you see him around town, say "Hi." He'll be happy to chat.
Kim is a senior at Castle View High School. She was born in Burbank, California but was raised in Colorado. She loves dogs and cats and has a giant Saint Bernard named Gordo. Kim's favorite part about working at Tails Up is being able to play and cuddle with all the dogs! When not working at Tails up you can find Kim out hanging out with friends, working on school work, watching a soccer game, playing soccer or playing video games!
Kaileigh graduated from Ponderosa High School in December 2010. She completed her high school graduation requirements one semester early, to afford herself the opportunity to enroll full time at the Community College of Denver, in January 2011 one semester earlier than scheduled. Kaileigh plans on majoring in something in the medical field. When Kaileigh isn't at work, she is either at school, babysitting, riding a horse, playing with her Jack Russell named Jelly or cuddling with her cat named Kitty. Kaileigh enjoys working at Tails Up because she gets to spend extra time with the animals that she loves.
Tara is currently taking a hiatus from the corporate world and decided to come to work with her dog Charlie a couple days a week. When not at Tails Up you can find Tara at the gym, practicing with her Roller Derby league, the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls, or working with her nutrition clients.
Shannon is a senior at Castle View High School. She is a Colorado native. She has always had a love and passion for animals and has pursued that by volunteering at shelters and caring for a Labradoodle named Cash. She looks for a future in the film industry working as a director/writer but until then, she is loving her job working at Tails Up!
Traci is Colorado native and graduated from Elizabeth High School in 2012. She is now going to college to be a Zookeeper and she loves animals; she grew up raising goats, rabbits, poultry, cats and dogs. When she's not working at Tails Up, she is either at school, pet sitting, or spending time with friends. Traci loves being a part of the Tails Up team and being with all the dogs.
Tails Up always wants to hear from people interested in working with pets in an environment that always puts pets first. If you are interested you can apply online or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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