Cheryl is the Branch Manager of the Germantown, Maryland office. In addition to managing Prance Around, along with her husband, she is also mom to two beautiful baby boys, Logan and Scott. She currently owns a Pomeranian named Sandy, two black cats, named Batman and Louie, and a Tortie Maine Coon named Gabby, who was rescued from Kentucky. Her passion for working with pets started at a very young age when she would rescue stray cats in her neighborhood and help find them homes. In her spare time, she can be found making animal-themed jewelry.
Chris is an animal lover who is especially fond of cats. His outgoing and cheerful personality is reflected in his love of all animals and all the pets Chris has ever come across, have taken an immediate liking towards him. In his spare time, Chris enjoys building and working on computers. Chris co-manages the Germantown Branch of Prance Around with his wife Cheryl, and his dog and two cats.
Lynne has been an animal lover since she was a child and grew up with a dog, cats and birds. She currently lives with her husband Steve, and two Persian cats, Riley and Cody. Lynne moved to Maryland in 2013, after spending her whole life in New York, to be near her family. She is retired after working for 25 years as a legal secretary and is looking forward to spending her retirement with the animals she adores.
Corey is an animal lover, born and raised in Georgia, he has grown up with dogs and also worked with them. No matter where his journey took him he either owned a pet or took care of others. He now lives with a furbaby of his own, a Shiba Inu named Kira. He loves to play his guitar for her and her human mommy. He also likes to bring her everywhere with him whether it's to get some yummy fast food or just to stroll around the town and meet other doggies. He has a passion for taking care of pets and gives them all the same love and attention he gives his own little miss Kira.
Stephanie wanted to be a Veterinarian at an early age, and grew up with many pets. She started in the customer service field at age 16 in her home state of New Jersey, and thrived in the industry, so decided to stick with it. After moving to Maryland with her husband in 2017 and working in healthcare for a year, she decided to finally do what she loved and transition to pet care full-time. She has experience with all pets, including large dogs (Pit Bulls, Huskies, Shepherds, etc). She currently lives in Gaithersburg with her husband, Mike, and 3 fur kids; Billy, Emma, & Marley.
Calysa is a high energy, gracious spirited animal lover! She has had over 15 types of animals, including, dogs, cats, bunnies, turtles, snakes, guinea pigs and more. She has a very strong connection with animals and has much experience working with them. She loves spending time outdoors with good music and sunshine, but also loves rainy days in with her fur babies! She has worked in geriatrics and technology, but her passion thrives and her heart holds a very special place for animals.
Sean has been a part of a dog family ever since he was born. Growing up the has never been a time his family did not have at least one dog and now he cares for his 3 senior dogs in his household. Ralph, the 15 year old Swedish Vallhund, and Frank and Nikki, the 10 year old mini dachshund siblings, have all been a part of his family since they were young pups and caring for them over the years could not have been more satisfying. From handling the unlimited energy of a puppy to giving careful care and attention for senior and emotionally sensitive animals, Sean has experience with most any type of pet and he is looking forward to meet and get along your pets in whatever way fits their needs.
Jennifer has a huge love for animals and grew up surrounded by everything from dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, chipmunks, snakes, ferrets, reptiles, hermit crabs and fish. Outside of owning German Shepherds, cats, fish and a Doberman through her adult life, Jennifer has volunteered her time caring for friends' pets since a very young age and carried that love for animals through rescue work. In the past several years she has helped find medical care and loving homes for feral cats, Dobermans and German Shepherds. She has experience in working with medically at-risk animals that require extra love, special diets and medication. She currently shares her family home with a 3 year old affectionate and curious ferret named “Stryker” and a goldfish named “Dot” and often cares for friends' dogs when they are away. Outside of pet sitting, Jennifer is a traffic safety manager for a national non-profit organization and enjoys being a mom, running, hiking, and painting (animals of course!). She is looking forward to spoiling your pets and giving them extra love and attention.
Maria grew up with everything from dogs and bunnies to guinea pigs. When she was growing up she would constantly badger her parents for another cuddly friend. Born and raised in Finland she came to the U.S. in 2008 for school where she met her husband. She has a degree in field biology from Virginia Commonwealth University where she spent some of her time doing research on migratory birds. Maria has been a stay at home mom to her two boys and little girl since moving to Maryland six years ago. She currently lives in Boyds with her husband, 3 kids, and a giant flemish rabbit named Pumpkin.
Jacqueline is an animal lover and law student. She has been volunteering at animal shelters and rescues for over six years, as well as fostering dogs for over four years. She has experience caring for dogs and cats of all sizes, breeds, and ages, as well as training in senior animal care and administering medicine. She is currently in her final semester of law school and is preparing to take the bar exam.