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Cathryn

Cathryn

Assistant Manager

My name is Cathryn but most people call me Cat. I’m 24 and grew up on the Cape with my sister and mom in a home constantly filled with all types of furry friends! I’ve been an animal lover for as long as I can remember, and tried my best to live a cruelty-free life for the past 15 years out of love for our mother earth and every creature that inhabits it. My free time is spent writing poetry, going to shows, tending to my plants, and stuffing my face with tasty vegan food. I can’t wait to meet you & your pet!

Mason

Mason

Daycare- Shift Supervisor

Hey everyone! My name is Mason, I was born and raised in Plymouth MA and have had dogs in my family as long as I have been alive. I’m a self-professed music and audio fanatic, and spend most of my free time centered around music in some sort of way or another. I have a real passion and get great enjoyment out of spending time with animals of all kinds!

Kaylee

Kaylee

Field Coordinator

Hi there! The names Kaylee but I prefer Kay. I was born in Hollywood, Florida and moved to Massachusetts when I was about two. Raised in Boston, I didn’t grow up around dogs but I did have a lot of fish! I am a Strong animal lover and food lover.
I have a bunny named Kasper, and a hamster named Nieve. Can’t wait to make connections with all different kinds of dogs!!

Arlo

Arlo

Driver/Transporter

Hey everyone, my name is Arlo. I spent most of my life in Oregon but moved to Boston about three years ago for a change of pace and I am really happy I did! I’ve always loved animals and spending time outdoors so walking dogs is something I really enjoy. I’ve had dogs of my own before so I understand the importance of providing the quality care you are looking for! Some of my main passions outside of animals are hiking, cooking, gardening, and environmental sustainability. I’m also a self-taught artist who enjoys drawing/painting and sculpting and have recently started making portraits of my friend’s pets for fun. Looking forward to having fun out there with those pups!

Taghi Shaw

Taghi Shaw

Operational Director

Originally from California, Taghi has been living in Massachusetts for the last 15 years. He holds an Associate’s degree from the New England Institute of Art. Growing up as the eldest sibling, he was responsible for caring for his family pets in addition to his siblings. He understood early on how pets are family members too. In former lives, Taghi worked in the financial sector and real estate. Currently, Taghi and his family have a happy American Bulldog- Pitbull Mix, Elliot. In his spare time he enjoys family get togethers, BBQ’s and attending art exhibits.

Kevin

Kevin

Assistant Manager

I’m a New England native who grew up running around the New Hampshire logging paths with my family dogs and have been obsessed with many different breeds for as long as I can remember. As much as I’d love to have my own Pit Bull or Blue Heeler one day (small city apartment problems!), there’s nowhere I’d rather be than outside playing with my family’s terrier/boxer mix Dublin. In my spare time, I’m biking or skateboarding around the city, record shopping, screenprinting and escaping to the beach as much as possible. I’ve always been immensely passionate about animal rescue and welfare, and hope to take my role at Elliot’s House towards a career in that field. In the meantime, I’m beyond excited to provide the highest level of care for other people’s best friends while making some of my own at the same time!

Keiana

Keiana

Field Coordinator

Hi my name is Keiana and I am a Cambridge and Boston native! I grew up with animals of all kinds. Cats, dogs and even small animals such as gerbils and goldfish! I have such a huge love for dogs in particular and wish I could adopt a houseful! I hope I can one day! Growing up I’ve had different breeds in my home such as a Pitbull for example. Every breed can show love! I currently have a French bulldog, who is 7 months old. His name is Loki and he is my absolute best friend. Loki goes with me everywhere. He is my little companion. Dogs really do help people, their presence is so therapeutic. I am so happy and excited to join the Elliot’s House crew and show my love for dogs and different animals through working here!

Katie

Katie

Dog walker

Katie grew up in an old farmhouse among dogs, cats, goats, and horses in the small town of
Princeton, MA. At Middlebury College in Vermont, Katie’s favorite course was “Animal
Behavior” followed closely by “Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.” She is currently working
toward her pre-medical post-baccalaureate at Harvard University. As for hobbies, Katie loves a
good romantic movie, and she often tries to meditate, with varying degrees of success. Though
she loves all dogs, Katie especially appreciates the silly, high-endurance types, who help her
run farther, and remind her that the outdoors is a gift.

Mark

Mark

Daycare Attendant

Hello Everyone, I’ve lived in several parts of New England for most of my life. I enjoy poetry, philosophy, select swaths of literature, and listening to great teachers do their thing! I grew up with many beloved dogs and one special cat; who, I’ve come to realize through the decades, was one of my dearest friends for 17 years. I look forward to sharing this new experience with all of you and with all the ‘furry-felons’ we love as if our own.

Andrew

Andrew

Lead Trainer - Shift Supervisor

Andrew was born in Brookline and grew up in Orlando, Florida. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in South Africa from 2011 to 2013. He brought back two dogs from his village, Maatla (left), which means “strong” in Sotho, and Chanda, a name he got from the movie “Life, Above All.” They are sweet, if high energy, dogs that are good for both running and cuddling with. Andrew has a degree in journalism from Elon University and has experience in photography, which he may use to take portraits of animals one day.

Andrew

Andrew

Daycare Attendant

Hello, I’m a newcomer and just moved to Malden about a month ago. I grew up in CT but spent some years for school in Springfield and Salem MA. After Salem, I moved to Portland, OR and volunteered at the Oregon Humane Society where I received most of my training and experience working with dogs. Outside of that, I love reading, playing new games and baking bread.

Allison

Allison

Dog Handler/Pet sitter

Hi! I’m Allison, I’m 20 years old and I live in Lynn, MA. I love working with dogs and all types animals very much! I have a Jack Russell myself and a snake, a bearded dragon and two leopard geckos. My cousin’s dog Lucy (in my photo) has been my furry friend for about 4 years now. I have walked her, played with her and taken care of her every so often. In my spare time, I hang out with my family and pets. I look forward to caring for your pups!

Sabrina

Sabrina

Senior Dog Walker

Hello! My name is Sabrina. I live in Malden, MA. I am a lover of all things art, music, and animals. Since I was little we have always had cats and dogs in our house. Currently I live with 3 cats, 2 dogs, 2 guinea pigs, and 2 leopard geckos. They are the best company! I can not picture my life without animals, especially dogs. My American Staffordshire Terrier, Nala, is my best friend! Rain or shine we are always out hiking together, or making friends at the dog park! My passion is for animals, that is why I pursue a career working with them. Whether it’s a short walk or a long energetic day, I hope that being able to spend time with your pet will make their day that much brighter!

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