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

Francesca S

Pet Care Assistant ManagerFind out more

Gemma P

Dog Training ManagerFind out more

Becca M

Dog Grooming ManagerFind out more

Sophie T

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Amy S

Pet Care SupervisorFind out more

Lindsay May

Retail ManagerFind out more

Tyler S

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Claire L

Pet Care Assistant/Trainee GroomerFind out more

Samantha W

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Ben G

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Alice C

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Charlotte S

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Emily S

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Ruby F

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Mekenzie H

Pet Care ApprenticeFind out more

Ellie D

Pet Care ApprenticeFind out more

Tegan B

Pet Care ApprenticeFind out more

Jenny M

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Amy M

Pet Care AssistantFind out more

Libby S

Pet Care AssistantFind 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 3 beautiful rats named Blossom, Daisy and Delilah.
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

Francesca S

Pet Care Assistant Manager

I started here at Home from Home in 2019. My main role is to ensure the team, our customers and their pets are happy and having a great experience with us!
Aside from education I have 5 years experience within animal care from dogs and cats to penguins and sharks. At home I have a Golden retriever named Ralph who has been with me since a puppy - we love travelling around and exploring the UK together. Being an owner myself, I understand how important it is for you to feel comfortable leaving your fluffy (or non fluffy) family members in our care, and even more so that they feel comfortable with us!

Qualifications

BSc hons Zoology Degree

National Diploma in Animal Management Level 3

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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Sophie T

Pet Care Supervisor

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

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

Lindsay May

Retail Manager

I started Home from Home in 1999 when I was 16 as part of work experience. I then started officially as a pet care assistant before progressing onto the retail manager of our shop. My role is to ensure we are fully stocked with food for our customers and the pets staying with us, as well as stocking the best quality treats and other pet products.

In my own time I love attending park runs and boot camp sessions.

Qualifications

Leisure and Tourism Level 2

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

Canine First Aid & CPR

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

Ben G

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

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

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

Emily S

Pet Care Assistant

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Ruby F

Pet Care Assistant

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Mekenzie H

Pet Care Apprentice

I started my apprenticeship in September 2019. My role is to ensure the pets staying with us have the best care they can have.
With my passion for working with animals I also have experience with drug sniffer dogs and own a rescue German shepherd. In my spare time I like to train my dogs and have previously trained my past dogs in agility and obedience. I also enjoy going to shows like crufts as well as smaller local shows!
In the future I would love to become a dog handler for the police or prison service.

Qualifications

Animal Management L2

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

Tegan B

Pet Care Apprentice

Through doing my Level 2 Animal Management Course I started my apprenticeship at Home from Home Pet Care. So far I have gained experience with various breeds and level of care and developed my skills in behaviour. I always ensure each pet that stays with us receives the best care I can provide, which includes extra cuddles!
I have adopted two rescue cats who didn't get the best start in life through abandonment. I have an amazing bond with of them, with one being extra clingy being my little shadow.
With the knowledge I'll have gained so far i would like to progress onto a vet nursing programme, and have career that revolves around making every pet happy, healthy and fit.
I love my job and all the animals that board with us.

Qualifications

Animal Management L2

Jenny M

Pet Care Assistant

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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 dog Murphy.

Qualifications

Currently working towards Animal Behaviour and Training.

Libby S

Pet Care Assistant

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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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