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.

Mandy & Anthony May

Managing Director/Co FounderFind out more

Jody J

Pet Care ManagerFind out more

Jenny M

Pet Care Assistant ManagerFind out more

Gemma P

Dog Training ManagerFind out more

Becca M

Dog Grooming ManagerFind out more

Amy S

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Claire L

Pet Care Assistant/Trainee GroomerFind out more

Samantha W

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Amy M

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Ellie D

Pet Care ApprenticeFind out more

Nicole D

Dog GroomerFind out more

Laura C

Dog Grooming AssistantFind out more

Courtney C

Dog Trainer/Grooming AssistantFind out more

Ellie T

Dog GroomerFind out more

Lisa S

Dog GroomerFind out more

Mandy & Anthony May

Managing Director/Co Founder

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Jody J

Pet Care Manager

I started as a Pet Care Assistant in 2011 before progressing to Pet Care Manager in 2019.
My love for animals has sparked my passions of horse riding, enjoying the countryside and being a past owner of whippets, lurchers, and retired grey hounds. Currently I am the owner of 2 beautiful rats named Blossom and Daisy, and 2 cheeky rabbits called Percy and Peanut.
This in turn has carried me through work-life ensuring all pets staying with us are receiving optimum care and attention.

Qualifications

National Diploma in Animal Management L3

Canine First Aid & CPR

Jenny M

Pet Care Assistant Manager

I started at Home from Home at the beginning of 2020 and I have over 3 years experience in animal care.
I am the proud owner of a very cheeky Patterpug and spend most of my time chasing him about.

Qualifications

National Diploma in Animal Management L3

Canine First Aid & CPR

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 part-time position. I left after a few years to join the Army as a Radio Systems Operator in the Royal Corp of Signals, after 5 years I returned to Home from Home and was keen to take a dog training position.
I have worked with dogs for over 15 years, 7 of which has being training and learning to understand their behaviour. 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 Centre.
I've helped Hessle Dog Rescue re-home many of their dogs by assisting with home checks, assessments and helped to train them before getting re-homed.
I have a Labrador called Toby and two springer spaniels, Bracken and Darcy.

Qualifications

IABTC Dog Training Instructor

IABTC Dog Agility Instructor

Canine First Aid & CPR

Attended Reactive Canine Workshops

Animal Psychology Diploma

City & Guilds Level 3 in Animal Care (Pending)

Becca M

Dog Grooming Manager

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Qualifications

National Diploma in Animal Management L3

Level 3 City and Guilds Dog Grooming

Canine First Aid & CPR

Amy S

Pet Care Supervisor

I started here in 2018 as the Assistant Pet Care Manager. After leaving school I worked in pet suppliers as a Retail Assistant before progressing my career into healthcare. In my spare time I work with dogs on obedience, agility and tracking training as well as completing in local shows.

I work alongside the Pet Care Manager to ensure that the pet care team are providing the best experience for all the pets in our care.

I am passionate about all animals and I enjoy spending my spare time with dog, cat and charismatic parrot.

Qualifications

NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care

Claire L

Pet Care Assistant/Trainee Groomer

I have 2 years experience here at Home from Home after joining in 2018 in which time I have gained lots of knowledge and experience. My time here is spent between working in the kennels caring for all the pets on their stay with us, working in reception welcoming your wonderful pets upon arrival, and also making and taking bookings in our reservations department.
I have also just recently joined the grooming team where I am currently working towards my Level 2.
I have a wide range of pets at home which include Rupert the Westie, Rosie the Jack Russell, 4 Rabbits: Charlie Daisy, Saffy & Peter and 6 Guinea Pigs: Violet, BB, Pandora, Sunny, Oreoki & Chester! They certainly keep me busy! I look forward to meeting and caring for all your wonderful pets soon!

Qualifications

Canine First Aid & CPR

Currently working towards Level 2 Grooming

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences and Salon Hygiene.

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

Canine First Aid & CPR

Amy M

Pet Care Assistant

I'm currently studying for a degree in Animal Behaviour and Training at Bishop Burton College. I've had a passion for animals since a very young age, but only began to work with them in the Summer of 2019.
I'm here to help make sure your pets are happy and comfortable throughout their stay with us.
At home I have two guinea pigs of my own, who may be small, but are treat like big members of my little family! In my spare time I enjoy training my dad's dogs Murphy and Milo.

Qualifications

Currently working towards Animal Behaviour and Training.

Ellie D

Pet Care Apprentice

I started here at Home from Home as an apprentice in 2019, I am currently studying Level 2 in animal management.
I have experience with working dogs, previously owning a beautiful Labrador who was a sniffer dog. I now have 2 very energetic German Shepard’s who work within the prison service.
I love all animals ( especially dogs) and want to give the best care to all your pets whilst they board with us.

Qualifications

Animal Management L2

Nicole D

Dog Groomer

Holding a City & Guilds Level 3 Dog Stylist qualification I followed my love for grooming starting here in October 2018 as a Dog Groomer. I have now been qualified over 6 years and still progressing within my passion for grooming.

In my spare time I enjoy attending grooming events such as Crufts. I also love horse riding and spending time in the countryside. I have no pets at the moment but looking to add a Sheltie to my family in the future.

I am looking forward to meeting all of your dogs soon!

Qualifications

Level 3 City and Guilds in Dog Grooming

Laura 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.

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Courtney C

Dog Trainer/Grooming Assistant

I started at Home from Home Pet Care in June 2019. Just a few months after starting here as an Assistant Groomer I graduated from university with my Animal Management and Behaviour Degree. Due to this qualification I was able to progress within the business as a dog trainer.

In my spare time I continue to care for my own dogs. I have a Shih Tzu Bobby and two Cockapoo's Kenny and Phoebe, who often love joining me to work at Home from Home Pet care.

Qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management.

Degree is Animal Management and Behaviour.

Ellie T

Dog Groomer

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Lisa S

Dog Groomer

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