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Meet Our Pet Resort Staff

JODI, Pet Resort, Grooming and Doggie Daycare Manager/Cat Hospital Customer Service Specialist Jodi has been with Avondale for over 20 years. She is the smiling face that will greet you when your cat comes to visit at the Cat Hospital. She keeps everything at the Pet Resort and Cat Hospital organized and running smoothly. Her pets include a Rat Terrier, "Sarah" and three cats, "Hoppy", "Ping" and "Sulley". In her free time she enjoys shopping, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
LIBBY, Assisant Pet Resort Manager   Libby welcomes guest coming to the Avondale Pet Resort for boarding, grooming or doggie daycare services. She also takes time to play with the dogs in doggie daycare when her schedule permits! She has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2011. Libby has two English Setters, "Gibbs" and "Zeva" and three cats, "P.J.", "T.J.", and "O.J." along with American Giant Homer show pigeons and heritage breeds of chickens. She enjoys reading, do-it-yourself projects, baking and canning. Libby, together with her husband, Kelly, love to garden, show iris, raise and show pigeons and go fishing together. She also loves to spoil your pets while they stay with us at the Avondale Pet Resort!
JO, Animal Caregiver / Shift Leader Jo Heldenbrand is one of the Animal Caregivers at the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been with the Pet Resort since the spring of 2011.  Jo loves the opportunity to care for and play with all the animals being boarded at the Pet Resort.  She has a Morkie named  "Molly" and a Yorkie named "Rusty."  After living in Key West, Florida, she was glad to return to the Midwest.  In her free time Jo's favorite activities are sewing, painting, gardening and doing anything that's "crafty".  She and her husband, Gene, love spending time with their daughter, Lisa, son, Mike, as well as their four grandchildren.
GARRETT, Animal Caregiver   His love of animals prompted Garrett to become an Animal Caregiver at the Avondale Pet Resort.  What others may consider work, Garrett considers an honor to care for, feed, water, exercise and make sure the dogs and cats that are guests at the Pet Resort always have clean, comfortable surroundings.  He has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the Spring of 2015.  He has 3 dogs of his own - "Zoey", a black Lab, "Sky", a golden Lab and "Piper", a Min Pin.  Garrett is active in school and particularly enjoys cross country and hanging out with friends.
PATRICIA “TRICIA”, Animal Caregiver Tricia has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2015.  As an animal caregiver she maintains each area of the Resort so that it has a comfortable "home away from home" for each pet that is our guest.  Animal Caregivers have the opportunity to have interactive play time with the pets as well as making sure they have plenty of water and just the right amount of food.  Tricia loves having the opportunity to care for the dogs and cats that come to the Avondale Pet Resort.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.
CHELSEA, Pet Stylist Chelsea has been one of the pet stylists at the Avondale Pet Resort since the Fall of 2015.  She enjoys grooming all breeds of dogs and loves meeting all of the pet owners.  She has a Bull Terrier, "Reggie", and a cat, "Anna".  In her free time she enjoys doing arts and crafts and spending time with her pets. 
CANDY, Client Care Specialist   Candy is one of the friendly faces that greet you when you bring your dog to stay with us in one of our themed suites or dormitory rooms, be groomed or be our doggie daycare guest.  You can also recognize her friendly voice on the phone when you call our Pet Resort.  She strives to make sure all of our guests have a positive experience while here. She has a Beagle, "Cooper" and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as go bowling or spending time with a book.  Candy has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2015.
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BREANNA, Animal Caregiver   Breanna began employment with the Avondale Pet Resort the spring of 2016 as an animal caregiver.  Her responsibilities include making sure all our Pet Resort guests are well cared for, comfortable and their rooms are clean with just the right amount of food and water.  She has a miniature Schnauzer named "Dixie", and in her free time she enjoys drawing, writing, helping friends and pets while occasionally making jewelry out of things she finds. 
ALEX, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader   Alex has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016.  Her duties include making sure all of the Pet Resort guests are well cared for and have a clean and inviting room during their stay.  She also enjoys the special play times she has with the dogs and cats that stay with us.  She has two Pitbulls, "Jax" and "Layla" and a Guinea Pig named "Peanut".  In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and family. 
JENIFER, Client Care Specialist Jenifer is one of the friendly faces that will greet you as you enter the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been employed at the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2010. She has 2 dogs of her own, "Chilly Willy" who is a Border Collie mix and "Maxx" who is an Australian Shepard.  She also has a cat, "Cricket".  In her free time she loves spending time with her husband, Joel, shopping, refinishing furniture, cooking, sewing and home redecorating. 
JENNIFER K., Client Care Specialist, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader   Jennifer has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016.  As part of her Animal Caregiver responsibilities, she makes sure all of our guests are well cared for with plenty of exercise, personal attention, clean and comfortable rooms with just the right amount of food and water. Jennifer has a Labradoodle of her own named "Scooter".  In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her husband and two daughters.
JORDAN, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Jordan is a college student who is working for the summer at the Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver.  She cares for all the animals who are guests at the Pet Resort or are staying in one of the Cat Condos.  She also assists with Doggie Daycare.  Jordan has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016. She has a Miniature Dauschund, "Max"; a Calico Cat, "Cali"; a cat, "Casper" and a mix breed dog, "Charlie".  She enjoys reading playing or watching sports, spending time with her family and friends and playing with her dogs.  Jordan is a Pre-Dental student at the University of Iowa, Health & Human Services Department.
TREY, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Trey has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2016.  His duties include the care of all of our guests staying at the Pet Resort Suites, Dormitory Rooms or in our Cat Condos, play times and walks with the dogs and cuddle time with the cats.  Additionally, he makes sure all of our guests are comfortable with just the right amount of food and water.  Trey's love of animals shows in everything he does.  In his free time he enjoys reading and playing video games. 
SARAH, Animal Caregiver/Client Care Specialist Sarah wears many hats at the Avondale Pet Resort. You may see her smiling face at either the Avondale Pet Resort front desk or the Avondale Cat Hospital front desk. You may also catch a glimpse of her playing with the dogs in Doggie Daycare or helping with the dogs and cats staying with us at the Pet Resort. She has been with Avondale since 2002. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, Sydney, reading, going to sporting events or spoiling her Lab, "Emmitt" and cat, "Layla".
HOPE, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Hope joined the Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver the winter of 2017.  Her duties include playing with the dogs during Doggie Daycare times as well as making sure all of our guests are clean and comfortable when staying with us in our Pet Resort Suites, Dormitory Rooms or Cat Condos.  She has 5 dogs and a cat of her own and during her free time enjoys board games, swimming and reading.
CHANEL, Animal Caregiver Chanel has been with the Avondale Pet Resort as one of the Animal Caregivers since the spring of 2017. As the 4-legged guests arrive at the Pet Resort, Chanel makes sure they are welcomed and made comfortable in their suite, dormitory room or cat condo. She assists in keeping the Pet Resort in tip top shape making sure the areas are clean and sanitary and each guest has just the right amount of food and water. She also enjoys walking the dogs and having fun with them during play times. In her free time Chanel enjoys reading, doing Yoga, watching Netflix shows and cooking.

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MARANDA, Animal Caregiver Maranda is one of the cheerful Animal Caregivers at the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been at the Pet Resort since the spring of 2017.  Her duties include making sure all of our 4-legged hotel guests are comfortable and have just the right amount of food, water and attention!  Maranda has two Shorkies, "Tinkerbell" and "Diego" as well as "Chewy" who is a Plothound Mix.  She enjoys learning all she can about canine behavior and loves being involved in anything pet related. 
SARAH, Animal Caregiver Since the Spring of 2017, Sarah has been employed by Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver.  She works hard to make sure all of the pets in our care have clean, comfortable rooms and enjoys spending time with each of them.  She has 4 Guinea Pigs, "Cookie", "Nutmeg", "Moo Moo" and "Chowder; 2 cats, "Mama" and "Duke" and a Hamster, "Guac".  In her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking or any other outdoor activity. 
LINDSEY, Animal Caregiver Lindsey has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the Spring of 2017.  As an Animal Caregiver, she provides excellence in care for all of our guests staying in one of our themed suites, dormitory rooms or cat condos.  She has several pets of her own:  "Oliver" who is an American Pit Bull Terrier; "Aspen" who is a Domestic Shorthair feline; "Clover" who is a Domestic Medium hair feline; "Angel" who is a horse and 3 Guinea Pigs - "Twister", "Taz" and "Wilbur".  In her free time she enjoys taking care of her property, going fishing, spending time with all of her pets, being outside doing anything and sleeping!! 
ANGELA, Pet Stylist Angela has been a Pet Stylist for Avondale since 2007.  She took some time off to have her little boy and came back the Spring of 2017.  She loves creating the "perfect" look for each pet that comes to see her.  Angela has several pets of her own:  "Skoddi" who is a Scottish Terrier; "Pupper" who is an Awsie; "Willow" who is a Husky as well as 6 horses, 2 Pot Belly Pigs and 3 cats.  In her free time she goes to horse shows, dog shows and looks forward to spending time with her husband and son.
DANIELLE, Animal Caregiver Danielle has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2017.  Her duties include making sure all of our Pet Resort and Cat Condo guests are well cared for, always in a clean and inviting environment with lots of love and attention.  Danielle has a dog of her own, "Max", and in her free time enjoys visiting family, fishing and watching her favorite TV shows.   
CHEYENNE, Animal Caregiver Cheyenne has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2017.  Her love for animals makes her work enjoyable!  Her responsibilities include playtimes with our canine guests, making sure all of our Pet Resort or Cat Condo guests are clean, comfortable with just the right amount of food and water while they are staying with us.  She has 2 Boxers of her own as well as one Rottweiler and one Shepherd Mix.  In her free time she enjoys walking, swimming and bowling.
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SARAH, Animal Caregiver/ Client Care Specialist Sarah wears many hats at the Avondale Pet Resort. You may see her smiling face at either the Avondale Pet Resort front desk or the Avondale Cat Hospital front desk. You may also catch a glimpse of her playing with the dogs in Doggie Daycare or helping with the dogs and cats staying with us at the Pet Resort. She has been with Avondale since 2002. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, Sydney, reading, going to sporting events or spoiling her Lab, "Emmitt" and cat, "Layla".
LIBBY, Assistant Manager   Libby welcomes guest coming to the Avondale Pet Resort for boarding, grooming or doggie daycare services. She also takes time to play with the dogs in doggie daycare when her schedule permits! She has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2011. Libby has two English Setters, "Gibbs" and "Zeva" and three cats, "P.J.", "T.J.", and "O.J." along with American Giant Homer show pigeons and heritage breeds of chickens. She enjoys reading, do-it- yourself projects, baking and canning. Libby, together with her husband, Kelly, love to garden, show iris, raise and show pigeons and go fishing together. She also loves to spoil your pets while they stay with us at the Avondale Pet Resort!
JO, Animal Caregiver / Shift Leader Jo Heldenbrand is one of the Animal Caregivers at the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been with the Pet Resort since the spring of 2011.  Jo loves the opportunity to care for and play with all the animals being boarded at the Pet Resort.  She has a Morkie named  "Molly" and a Yorkie named "Rusty."  After living in Key West, Florida, she was glad to return to the Midwest.  In her free time Jo's favorite activities are sewing, painting, gardening and doing anything that's "crafty".  She and her husband, Gene, love spending time with their daughter, Lisa, son, Mike, as well as their four grandchildren.
4318 East Army Post Road     Des Moines, IA 50320    Telephone 515-262-7297   Toll Free 800-339-4873
JODI, Pet Resort, Grooming and Doggie Daycare Manager/Cat Hospital Customer Service Specialist Jodi has been with Avondale for over 20 years. She is the smiling face that will greet you when your cat comes to visit at the Cat Hospital. She keeps everything at the Pet Resort and Cat Hospital organized and running smoothly. Her pets include a Rat Terrier, "Sarah" and three cats, "Hoppy", "Ping" and "Sulley". In her free time she enjoys shopping, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
GARRETT, Animal Caregiver   His love of animals prompted Garrett to become an Animal Caregiver at the Avondale Pet Resort.  What others may consider work, Garrett considers an honor to care for, feed, water, exercise and make sure the dogs and cats that are guests at the Pet Resort always have clean, comfortable surroundings.  He has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the Spring of 2015.  He has 3 dogs of his own - "Zoey", a black Lab, "Sky", a golden Lab and "Piper", a Min Pin.  Garrett is active in school and particularly enjoys cross country and hanging out with friends.
PATRICIA “TRICIA”, Animal Caregiver Tricia has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2015.  As an animal caregiver she maintains each area of the Resort so that it has a comfortable "home away from home" for each pet that is our guest.  Animal Caregivers have the opportunity to have interactive play time with the pets as well as making sure they have plenty of water and just the right amount of food.  Tricia loves having the opportunity to care for the dogs and cats that come to the Avondale Pet Resort.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.
CHELSEA, Pet Stylist Chelsea has been one of the pet stylists at the Avondale Pet Resort since the Fall of 2015.  She enjoys grooming all breeds of dogs and loves meeting all of the pet owners.  She has a Bull Terrier, "Reggie", and a cat, "Anna".  In her free time she enjoys doing arts and crafts and spending time with her pets. 
CANDY, Client Care Specialist   Candy is one of the friendly faces that greet you when you bring your dog to stay with us in one of our themed suites or dormitory rooms, be groomed or be our doggie daycare guest.  You can also recognize her friendly voice on the phone when you call our Pet Resort.  She strives to make sure all of our guests have a positive experience while here. She has a Beagle, "Cooper" and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as go bowling or spending time with a book.  Candy has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2015.
BREANNA, Animal Caregiver   Breanna began employment with the Avondale Pet Resort the spring of 2016 as an animal caregiver.  Her responsibilities include making sure all our Pet Resort guests are well cared for, comfortable and their rooms are clean with just the right amount of food and water.  She has a miniature Schnauzer named "Dixie", and in her free time she enjoys drawing, writing, helping friends and pets while occasionally making jewelry out of things she finds. 
ALEX, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader   Alex has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016.  Her duties include making sure all of the Pet Resort guests are well cared for and have a clean and inviting room during their stay.  She also enjoys the special play times she has with the dogs and cats that stay with us.  She has two Pitbulls, "Jax" and "Layla" and a Guinea Pig named "Peanut".  In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and family. 
JENIFER, Client Care Specialist Jenifer is one of the friendly faces that will greet you as you enter the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been employed at the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2010. She has 2 dogs of her own, "Chilly Willy" who is a Border Collie mix and "Maxx" who is an Australian Shepard.  She also has a cat, "Cricket".  In her free time she loves spending time with her husband, Joel, shopping, refinishing furniture, cooking, sewing and home redecorating. 
JENNIFER K., Client Care Specialist, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader   Jennifer has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016.  As part of her Animal Caregiver responsibilities, she makes sure all of our guests are well cared for with plenty of exercise, personal attention, clean and comfortable rooms with just the right amount of food and water. Jennifer has a Labradoodle of her own named "Scooter".  In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her husband and two daughters.
JORDAN, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Jordan is a college student who is working for the summer at the Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver.  She cares for all the animals who are guests at the Pet Resort or are staying in one of the Cat Condos.  She also assists with Doggie Daycare.  Jordan has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the spring of 2016. She has a Miniature Dauschund, "Max"; a Calico Cat, "Cali"; a cat, "Casper" and a mix breed dog, "Charlie".  She enjoys reading playing or watching sports, spending time with her family and friends and playing with her dogs.  Jordan is a Pre-Dental student at the University of Iowa, Health & Human Services Department.
TREY, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Trey has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the fall of 2016.  His duties include the care of all of our guests staying at the Pet Resort Suites, Dormitory Rooms or in our Cat Condos, play times and walks with the dogs and cuddle time with the cats.  Additionally, he makes sure all of our guests are comfortable with just the right amount of food and water.  Trey's love of animals shows in everything he does.  In his free time he enjoys reading and playing video games. 
HOPE, Animal Caregiver & Shift Leader Hope joined the Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver the winter of 2017.  Her duties include playing with the dogs during Doggie Daycare times as well as making sure all of our guests are clean and comfortable when staying with us in our Pet Resort Suites, Dormitory Rooms or Cat Condos.  She has 5 dogs and a cat of her own and during her free time enjoys board games, swimming and reading.
CHANEL, Animal Caregiver Chanel has been with the Avondale Pet Resort as one of the Animal Caregivers since the spring of 2017. As the 4-legged guests arrive at the Pet Resort, Chanel makes sure they are welcomed and made comfortable in their suite, dormitory room or cat condo. She assists in keeping the Pet Resort in tip top shape making sure the areas are clean and sanitary and each guest has just the right amount of food and water. She also enjoys walking the dogs and having fun with them during play times. In her free time Chanel enjoys reading, doing Yoga, watching Netflix shows and cooking.
MARANDA, Animal Caregiver Maranda is one of the cheerful Animal Caregivers at the Avondale Pet Resort.  She has been at the Pet Resort since the spring of 2017.  Her duties include making sure all of our 4- legged hotel guests are comfortable and have just the right amount of food, water and attention!  Maranda has two Shorkies, "Tinkerbell" and "Diego" as well as "Chewy" who is a Plothound Mix.  She enjoys learning all she can about canine behavior and loves being involved in anything pet related. 
SARAH, Animal Caregiver Since the Spring of 2017, Sarah has been employed by Avondale Pet Resort as an Animal Caregiver.  She works hard to make sure all of the pets in our care have clean, comfortable rooms and enjoys spending time with each of them.  She has 4 Guinea Pigs, "Cookie", "Nutmeg", "Moo Moo" and "Chowder; 2 cats, "Mama" and "Duke" and a Hamster, "Guac".  In her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking or any other outdoor activity. 
LINDSEY, Animal Caregiver Lindsey has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the Spring of 2017.  As an Animal Caregiver, she provides excellence in care for all of our guests staying in one of our themed suites, dormitory rooms or cat condos.  She has several pets of her own:  "Oliver" who is an American Pit Bull Terrier; "Aspen" who is a Domestic Shorthair feline; "Clover" who is a Domestic Medium hair feline; "Angel" who is a horse and 3 Guinea Pigs - "Twister", "Taz" and "Wilbur".  In her free time she enjoys taking care of her property, going fishing, spending time with all of her pets, being outside doing anything and sleeping!! 
ANGELA, Pet Stylist Angela has been a Pet Stylist for Avondale since 2007.  She took some time off to have her little boy and came back the Spring of 2017.  She loves creating the "perfect" look for each pet that comes to see her.  Angela has several pets of her own:  "Skoddi" who is a Scottish Terrier; "Pupper" who is an Awsie; "Willow" who is a Husky as well as 6 horses, 2 Pot Belly Pigs and 3 cats.  In her free time she goes to horse shows, dog shows and looks forward to spending time with her husband and son.
DANIELLE, Animal Caregiver Danielle has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2017.  Her duties include making sure all of our Pet Resort and Cat Condo guests are well cared for, always in a clean and inviting environment with lots of love and attention.  Danielle has a dog of her own, "Max", and in her free time enjoys visiting family, fishing and watching her favorite TV shows.   
CHEYENNE, Animal Caregiver Cheyenne has been with the Avondale Pet Resort since the summer of 2017.  Her love for animals makes her work enjoyable!  Her responsibilities include playtimes with our canine guests, making sure all of our Pet Resort or Cat Condo guests are clean, comfortable with just the right amount of food and water while they are staying with us.  She has 2 Boxers of her own as well as one Rottweiler and one Shepherd Mix.  In her free time she enjoys walking, swimming and bowling.