Meet Our Team

Our large team of Pet Care Professionals are at the heart of what we do.  Get to know them a little better here.

Tom H

Pet Care ManagerFind out more

Lauren H

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Sammy B

Assistant Pet Care ManagerFind out more

Gemma P

Dog Training ManagerFind out more

Laura J

Dog GroomerFind out more

Emily M

Pet Care Assistant (Trainee)Find out more

Daniel M

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Emma F

Dog Groomer (Trainee)Find out more

Rachel G

Dog GroomerFind out more

Laura (Marie) C

Dog Grooming AssistantFind out more

Cat S

Dog Trainer / Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Jayme F

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Sophie T

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Claire C

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Lauren K

Play Group SupervisorFind out more

Samantha W

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Alice C

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Tyler S

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Lillie H

Pet Care ApprenticeFind out more

Charlotte S

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Grace L

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Ben Gibson

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Anthony May

Managing DirectorFind out more

Mandy May

Business SecretaryFind out more

James May

General ManagerFind out more

Lindsay May

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Nick May

Grounds MaintenanceFind out more

Lizzie B

Retail / Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Tom H

Pet Care Manager

I've been here since 2006 when I initially started on a part time weekend position. I ensure our pet care team are providing healthiest and happiest stay with us and provide a great experience for you using our service. I have two dogs. Woody was adopted through Hessle Dog Rescue and Dotty became part of my family when a customer could no longer care for her. I look forward to giving you a very warm welcome soon.

Qualifications

BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management.

Canine First Aider

First Aider

Lauren H

Pet Care Supervisor

I started in 2013 on a work placement through my studies for my animal management qualification at Bishop Burton College. I make sure that our feline, canine and small animal guests are having the best care by myself and our Pet Care Assistants. I have a Border Collie called Buddy.

Qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Sammy B

Assistant Pet Care Manager

I first joined Home From Home Pet Care whilst on placement for my degree. After working a few years in hospitality I applied for a Pet Care Assistant position in 2015 and have worked up to Assistant Pet Care Manager. My role is to ensure I support the management of our Pet Care service ensuring we continually provide the best customer care for you and your pets. I have two pugs, Molly and Buster who I fostered, then rehomed through Home From Home. I also have a cat called Mrs Sprout and a Staffie called Gracie. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Qualifications

Animal Behaviour & Welfare BSc

Gemma P

Dog Training Manager

I first stated with Home From Home Pet Care as a young worker at the age of 15 on a weekend position. I joined the army in the Signals after some years here and after a few years returned and was keen to take a dog training position. I've built up a great deal of knowledge working with all breeds of dogs and cats, and through my years of training I've helped many hundreds of dogs and their family's have a closer relationship through our Dog Training Center and helped Hessle Dog Rescue rehome many of their dogs. I have a Lab called Toby and two Springer called Bracken and Darcy. I look forward to helping you and your dog with any obedience or behaviour issues.

Qualifications

IABTC Dog Training Instructor

IABTC Dog Agility Instructor

Canine First Aider

Laura J

Dog Groomer

I started at Home From Home Pet Care as a Dog Grooming Assistant, gaining experience in bathing and pre-styling of dogs and moved on to a trainee dog grooming position. I'm now a Dog Groomer here. I have 5 dogs; 3 Chihuahua's, a Shih Tzu and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. I have always had a passion to work with animals and look forward to showing you the love for my job and Dog Grooming.

Qualifications

National Diploma in Animal Management

Level 2 City & Guilds in Dog Grooming

Emily M

Pet Care Assistant (Trainee)

I joined Home From Home Pet Care in December 2017 as I have a big passion for animals and their welfare. I studied at Wyke College and within my subjects I investigated the similarity between human and animal cognitive function and social interaction. I also researched how animals cope in captivity, which animals cope best and how to best care for them in a way that fully benefits the animal. I also rescue as many animals as I can to ensure rescued animals can find a new home. I currently have 2 Guinea Pigs, both adopted, called Fudge and Flossie.

Qualifications

GCSE's

A Levels in Art, Psychology and EPQ

Daniel M

Pet Care Supervisor

I started on a work placement position in 2014 and was immediately given a part time Pet Care Assistant position whilst studying at Bishop Burton College. I moved on to a full time position and having demonstrated my love of working with animals and my skills learnt here and on my qualification I was promoted to Pet Care Supervisor. I have three dogs, one of which I rehomed through Hessle Dog Rescue whilst she was in our care under the support we provide to them. I can't wait to meet you dog, cat or small animal soon.

Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Animal Managment

Emma F

Dog Groomer (Trainee)

I've only recently started in March 2017, taking a Dog Grooming Assistant position. I've got a huge desire to have a career as a dog groomer and I've moved on to train as such. I have 2 dogs, a German Shepherd and a Border Collie. I have loved animals all my life and after leaving school I studied a 2 year course in Animal Management at Bishop Burton College, which based around companion animals. I then moved on to a Dog Grooming qualification. I love my position here and can't wait to meet you and welcome your dog for their groom.

Qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Level 2 City & Guilds in Dog Grooming

Rachel G

Dog Groomer

I started here at Home From Home Pet Care in 2015 as a trainee Dog Groomer having spent many years in Hairdressing. I gained a great deal of skills in scissor work and wanted a change of career working with dogs. I have always wanted to work with animals and when the position became available I couldn't wait to get started and I now have my dream job. I have 3 Chihuahua's, Gizmo, Mia and Winston. In 2017 I travelled to South East Asia visiting Elephant and Turtle Sanctuary's. I look forward to meeting your dog if its his or her first visit to our Dog Grooming Salon.

Qualifications

NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing

Laura (Marie) C

Dog Grooming Assistant

I first started at Home From Home Pet Care many years ago as a Pet Care Assistant. After leaving I went in to elderly care and set up my own dog walking business to the East of Hull. When a new position became available in dog grooming I couldn't wait to re-join as a Dog Grooming Assistant. I make sure all the dogs who come in for a groom have a great bath and blow dry before their styling by a groomer. I have a cat, do Yoga, keep a strict vegetarian diet and i'm a keen animal rights advocate.

Qualifications

Coming Soon

Cat S

Dog Trainer / Pet Care Supervisor

I first joined Home From Home in 2005 as a part-time Pet Care Assistant. After studying at University in London I took the opportunity to travel to South Africa where I studied as a Game Ranger. Returning here, I took a full time position as a Pet Care Supervisor whilst concentrating also on gaining more experience and qualifications in Dog Training. I work in both Dog Training and Pet Care and at home I currently have a rescue Poodle called Licky. If you need any advice or help with any concerns you have with your dogs obedience or behaviour I can help.

Qualifications

IABTC Dog Training Instructor

IABTC Dog Agility Instructor

Canine First Aider

Human First Aider

Jayme F

Pet Care Assistant

I started working at Home From Home in 2016 as on a part time weekend position and took a full time position that was available. I have been passionate about animals from a very young age and began working with animals at the age of 14, working in pet shops, kennels and doing my work experience at Flamingo Land. in 2017 Home From Home gave me time off to volunteer at a rescue centre in Romania, assisting the rescue centre there with vulnerable dogs and cats. I have a 4 year old GSD called Tyson and a rescue ferret called Lucky.

Qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Sophie T

Pet Care Assistant

I first joined Home From Home in 2015 under their apprenticeship program with Bishop Burton College. I'm an equestrian animal lover having my own horse and 3 dogs. Living in the countryside I love seeing the wildlife and I've gained husbandry skills caring for sheep, chickens and helped on my family's farm since a young girl with the cows and pigs.

Qualifications

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Animal Management

Claire C

Pet Care Assistant

I started here in 2017 and my role involves making sure the pets we care for are happy and healthy, which involves a lot of hard work and dedication. I love all animals and I couldn't wait to start my position with Home From Home. I've had a lot of varied pets in my family over the years including Rabbits, Gecko's, Stick Insects, Gold Fish, Cats and Dogs. I can't wait to meet your pet too!

Qualifications

GCSE's

A Levels in R.S, Geography and Applied Sciences

Lauren K

Play Group Supervisor

Starting in 2013 under an apprenticeship, I previously worked with Hessle Dog Rescue. My role is to ensure all the dogs staying with us who enjoy our extra activities have the safest and most enjoyable time making new friends in our play groups. I also work hard to ensure all the pets in our care have a great time away from their family too. I've worked through to my current position from an apprenticeship in animal management. I have 2 rescue dogs, a cat, 6 snakes, 7 lizards and 3 tarantula's! Phew!

Qualifications

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Animal Management

Samantha W

Pet Care Assistant

I currently work a part time position having a young child. I joined Home From Home in 2016, having previously gained experience working in pet care at MyPetStop in Newcastle as the Pet Care Manager. For a brief spell I worked at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter before moving to Yorkshire. I worked at Lowna Kennels before it closed in 2014. I have a number of reptiles, 6 Boa Constrictors, a Rat Snake, 2 Frogs, 2 Tarantula's and a Tortoise who holiday's here whilst we take some family time away.

Qualifications

Degree in Archaeology (BA Hons)

Level 3 Diploma in Home-Based Childcare

Alice C

Pet Care Assistant

I've been a keen animal lover since a young age and joined Home From Home Pet Care in 2017. I also have a passion for horse riding and also have a wide range of pets at home from chickens and ferrets to dogs and cats. My job is to make sure I give great care to the pets on their holidays with us.

Qualifications

Level 2 Diploma in Animal Management

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Tyler S

Pet Care Assistant

I started as an apprentice in 2015 and completed in 2016 where I was given a full time position as a Pet Care Assistant. I've gained lots of experience and knowledge through my studies and apprenticeship and I always make sure the pets here are happy and well cared for. I have 2 cats of my own and have recently welcomed a new Sprocker puppy, with LOTS of energy, to my family.

Qualifications

Level 2 in Welding

Level 1 Diploma in Animal Care

Lillie H

Pet Care Apprentice

I've recently joined Home From Home in March 2018 as an Apprentice, studying at Bishop Burton College 1 day per week and working alongside other Pet Care Assistants here 4 days per week. I love music and off-road biking and I'm a resident DJ at ETHOS. I have a Staffie I adore and gentle Tortoise. I hope to complete my apprenticeship in 2019 and gain my Animal Care qualification.

Qualifications

Level 1 Business Administration

Level 1 Motorcycle Maintenance

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Animal Care

Charlotte S

Pet Care Assistant

My role is really hands on with the care of the pets who stay with us, providing all the basics, from water and fresh bedding to ensuring the correct food and care is given to the individual pets. I've been at Home From Home on and off since 2017. I have 1 dog, 4 cats and 3 tortoises. I have also volunteered at Hull Animal Welfare and completed a work placement at Kingston Vets, and all the pets in my family are rescue's.

Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management

Grace L

Pet Care Assistant

I joined Home From Home when a part time position became available in 2017. My role is to give great care to your pets, a role I love! I previously have done work experience at Pets At Home. I have 2 dogs called Bella (Saluki) and Murphy (Whippet) who love long forest walks and fields for them to run free. I've rescued all of my animals, hamsters, snakes, dogs and 3 of my Guinea Pigs, one of which has just given birth to 3 little piggies! I hope to see your lovely pet soon.

Qualifications

Level 2 in Animal Management (Distinctions)

Ben Gibson

Pet Care Assistant

Hi, I'm Ben. I have 5 years of animal-related education including a certificate in Animal Management and Behaviour. I have 2 dogs of my own, which often stay here at Home From Home. I have two years experience of being a pet care assistant both here and elsewhere and through my education I have discovered a passion for a career in animal care. I look forward to meeting your pet and giving them the most positive experience away from home.

Qualifications

National Diploma in Animal Management

Foundation Degree in Animal Management and Behaviour

Anthony May

Managing Director

Coming Soon

Qualifications

Coming Soon

Mandy May

Business Secretary

Coming Soon

Qualifications

Coming Soon

James May

General Manager

Hi, I'm James. I started here in 1999 as Pet Care Manager. I'm here to ensure you and your pets have the best experience of our professional pet care company at our family owned and run business. I make sure our managers in Pet Care, Dog Training, Dog Grooming and Pet Supplies have all they need to provide their teams with a safe and enjoyable working environment, and in turn they'll provide the high standard of care we all strive to achieve. I also make sure we are implementing the best policy's and procedures to give you peace of mind whilst you are away from your much loved four-legged family member, and to ensure we are always available for your pets ongoing care needs. We all look forward to welcoming you again soon and giving a five star service every time.

Qualifications

Certificate in Website Design

Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration

Canine First Aider

Lindsay May

Pet Care Supervisor

Coming Soon

Qualifications

Coming Soon

Nick May

Grounds Maintenance

Coming Soon

Qualifications

Coming Soon

Lizzie B

Retail / Pet Care Supervisor

Hi, I'm Lizzie. I first started at Home From Home in 2006 on a weekend position as a Pet Care Assistant. I gained a lot of experience over 5 years before leaving to work in music and media. I re-joined Home From Home in 2017 as part of my Masters Degree on placement and continued in a new position as Retail Manager. I also have the position of Pet Care Supervisor as I love being hands on in the care of animals. In my spare time I enjoy drumming in my band, travelling and spending time with my rescued Patterdale Terrier. I look forward to helping you find the best products for your pets at the best price!

Qualifications

Degree in Music (BA Hons)

Masters Degree in Design Management (MA)