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.
Pam has had a compassion for animals and people all her life. Many of her friends call her the dog whisperer, but she also loves cats and all other animals. Pam grew up in Fairfax, VA and has been a resident of Germantown for 28 years. She and her husband Chip have two children, Camille and Patrick and their rescue Mason who is 3 years old. Pam is the happiest when there are animals around but also likes to ski, go for walks with Mason and Mason’s other doggie friends, and now has a newfound love for yoga. Pam would much rather be out and about with the animals than sitting behind a desk like she did in her old job, and loves the fact that she can give love to the pets and help their owners when they can’t be there.
Bradley has worked with animals all his life and has always had pets. He is a cat lover who currently has three cats Zelda, Zoe and Zorro. In addition to his three cats he also has a Ball Python he has been taking care of for many years. Bradley enjoys working with all kinds of animals including wildlife and even spent a summer volunteering at Second Chance Wildlife Center. He has also volunteered at the Humane Society working as a cat handler. In addition to his volunteer work with animals Bradley also spent some time working at a dog kennel where he learned a lot about caring for all kinds of dogs. Bradley Graduated from Montgomery College in 2016 with an A.A in general studies and in his free time enjoys reading novels by Stephen King. He also enjoys watching movies and spending time with his family and friends. Bradley is eager to take care of your pets and give them lots of love and affection.
Cheryl grew up on a modest farm in rural Ohio and had every kind of animal you could imagine, cows, goats, rabbits, dogs and cats to name a few. Every summer, as a teenager, she worked at an animal shelter walking dogs, sitting with, and helping keep the shelter clean. When she turned 18, she joined the U.S. Navy and served aboard the USS YELLOWSTONE in Norfolk, Virginia and then stationed in Wales, United Kingdom. Cheryl has been married for 25 years and she and her husband have always had pets. Over the years, they've had dogs and cats. She currently has an English Lab (Miley) and a black cat (Cocoa). They’ve lived in Germantown, MD for the past 2 years and she looks forward to meeting and helping taking care of your pets.
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.
Szilvia has always had a love for animals and over the years has had two toy poodles, a pit bull, a cat and some fish. Born in Hungary, she has lived here for over 21 years and loves to spend her time with animals of all kinds. She even trained her cat to fetch and how to walk on the leash like a dog. Her cat was very special and loved it when she would vacuum him and bathe him. She would also always brush all of her dogs' teeth and cut their hair and nails. She looks forward to giving your pets the same love and attention that she gives her own.
Chris has frequently been around animals growing up, and has always had a dog in the household. He has often been told that he has a way with animals. Chris has taken care of various dogs and cats for neighbors and friends several times in the past. Currently he has a dog named Charlee who is a Bichon Poodle Mix (or Poochan). Chris is also an EMT with the state of Maryland and volunteers at Laytonsville District Volunteer Fire Department in his hometown of Laytonsville where he rides their ambulance responding to 911 calls mainly in the Laytonsville/Gaithersburg area.
Megan has always found joy in the company of animals. Growing up, she was surrounded by dogs and cats, and she put herself through college by founding her own pet care business while attending Hollins University in Roanoke, VA, where she also participated in the school's world-renowned equestrian program. Megan is a certified massage therapist with advanced certification in domestic pet and racehorse massage, and she volunteers for two animal rescues, one for abused and neglected horses and one for wounded birds of prey. She loves exploring new towns and trails with her trusty sidekick, a speckled mutt named Gypsy, and enjoys caring for her elderly Shih Tzu Chyna through Chyna's many specialized medical needs. Megan recently quit her fancy corporate job to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dog walker and pet care professional, and working with the wonderful pups, kitties and furry finned and feathered clients of Prance Around is truly a dream come true. She can't wait to meet your best friend and promises to treat your family as her own!