Meet Our Team
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Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

Janie Budnick – Director of Greatness (D.O.G.) CPACO*, CPPS**, Fear Free***

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Jenni Slaby – Operations Manager

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Melanie Schumacher – General Manager, Fear Free***

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Miranda Tussey – Assistant Manager

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Care Team

Alex A. – Mid County

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Barb K. – West County

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Ben C. – St. Louis City

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Cat P – St. Louis City

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Chris S. – St. Louis City

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Christa F. – West County

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Christina V. – St. Charles County

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Ellen D. – West County

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Emma R. – West County

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Erin L. – West County

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Kara C. – West County

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Kara H. – St. Charles County

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Kevin C. – West County

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Kevin D. – West County

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Melanie T. – Mid County

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Michael B. – St. Charles County

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Michelle G. – Mid County

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Penny S. – Mid County

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Rebecca C. – West County

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Sherry S. – St. Louis City

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Terry K. – West County

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Tracy K. – St. Charles County

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William B. – Mid County

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All employees undergo a rigorous hiring and training process including access to 110+ education modules on safety, advanced behavior, and animal health before we can say they uphold our industry-defining Standard of Care. We continually look to improve our staff knowledge and understanding of best practices in the pet care industry.

CPACO

*CPACO – Certified Professional Animal Care Operator
www.paccert.org

 

The Mission of the Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC) is to bring independent testing and certification to the pet care services industry. Independent certification is an important step for a rapidly growing, easy-to-enter industry frequently damaged by news reports of serious pet accidents and deaths.

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**CPPS – Certified Professional Pet Sitter
www.petsit.com/certification

 

PSI’s CPPS-Certified Professional Pet Sitter Exam provides candidates with the only knowledge-based assessment designed specifically for professional pet sitters. PSI’s exam requires that candidates demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed and prosper as professional pet sitters.

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***Fear Free Certified Professional
www.fearfreepets.com

 

Fear Free provides online and in-person education to veterinary professionals, the pet professional community, and pet owners. Courses are developed and written by the most respected veterinary and pet experts in the world, including boarded veterinary behaviorists, boarded veterinary anesthesiologists, pain experts, boarded veterinary internists, veterinary technicians (behavior), experts in shelter medicine, animal training, grooming, boarding, and more.

2021-PSY-Top-5-finalist

Janie Budnick, Director of Greatness (D.O.G.) of 4-Legged Kids was named a top five finalist of the 2021 Pet Sitter of the Year Industry award.

 

“First awarded by PSI in 1995, the Pet Sitter of the Year designation recognizes true excellence in the professional pet-sitting field. PSI evaluates nominees on stringent criteria including client and professional references, commitment to quality care and professionalism, contributions to clients and the industry-at-large, and commitment to continuing education.”

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Who is next to our Team?

We are currently expanding our services and hiring for the following positions: