Meet the Pack Leaders

General Manager

KATELYNN

Operations Supervisor

EMILY-ANN

Owner

COURTNAY

Owner

DAWN

General Manager

KATELYNN

Katelynn was born and raised in Eastern PA, in the small city of Lebanon. She is the previous General Manager of our sister location for larger dogs. She was transferred to the Littles location in fall 2020. She has her own small pack of 3 Australian Cattle Dogs – Echo (9m), Kaida (4f) and Timber (1m), who you can frequently see misbehaving on our social media. She is extremely passionate about her career working with animals, and is so grateful that she happened upon this job 3 years ago. Friendly Paws has become her second home, where she pours her heart and soul into the care of all the animals that come to visit.

Operations Supervisor

EMILY-ANN

Emily-Ann is currently a student at the University of Pittsburgh where she studies theatre. She is an avid animal lover and currently has one dog – Talouse, and 4 cats – Khaleesi, Katniss, Sebastian, and Seamus. She is also a foster for Angel Ridge Animal Rescue.

Owner

COURTNAY

Courtnay has been a business owner for over 10 years. She has a 5 year old daughter who keeps her very busy outside of Friendly Paws. Courtnay owns a multitude of pets, including 2 miniature horses named Smith and Wesson, two dogs named Tank and Tonic and three cats named Alex, Tom and Craig.

Owner

DAWN

Dawn has been in the friendly paws family for 10 years as a customer and now as an owner. She has a soft spot for Rotweiler rescues and is a dedicated dog mom to her two dogs, Kylee and Molly. If you have not met her yet, you can find Dawn at Littles either playing with the dogs, answering phones, talking with customers, or managing the finances!

JEN GOLZZER
Dog Handler

JEN

Groomer

ANGELA

Seasonal

MORGAN

Dog Handler

ANGELINA

Dog Handler

ASHLYN

Dog Handler

JOSEY

Dog Handler

LEIGHA

Dog Handler

SOMMER

JEN GOLZZER

Dog Handler

JEN

Jen was born and raised in PA, and grew up in Ingram. she has a dog named Kipper (7yo chihuahua), a cat named Precious and an 8 year old tortoise named Cutie. She previously worked at a veterinary clinic for 16 years before coming to Friendly Paws. She has been with Friendly Paws for just over 6 years, and loves taking care of dogs and cats – or any animal that comes through the door! She is always willing to help when needed, and is very passionate about working with everyone’s babies.

Groomer

ANGELA

Angela has been grooming for about 5 years now. She has 4 cats and a pit bull/boxer mix Sandy. Her animals are her absolute world! She has always known she wanted to work with animals. When she was a kid, her mom always told her to make sure to get a job where she loves what she does. And that is exactly what she did. This is the best job she has ever had! She treats every fur baby like her own!

Seasonal

MORGAN

Morgan is currently a freshman at Clarion University. She is studying early childhood education and special education. She has worked for both Friendly Paws Pet Resort and Friendly Paws Littles, combined for a little over 2 years. She loves working with animals and just being around them in general. She currently has one Shiba inu named Mya, and a lop-eared bunny named Thumper.

Dog Handler

ANGELINA

Angelina is a high school senior. She plans to attend Seton Hill University next year, studying Exercise Science, and will also be playing softball there. She has 2 dogs Bella (lab pit) and Nico (lab shepherd). She also has 2 turtles – Oscar and Bob. She loves spending time with her animals and all the animals at friendly paws too!

Dog Handler

ASHLYN

Ashlyn plans to attend college to study forensic science and psychology next year. She has four dogs Bella (rottweiler), Zoey (beagle), Kaylee (yorkie), and Clyde (chihuahua). She also has two chinchillas named Leo and Bob. She has loved animals all her life and loves working with them at friendly paws!

Dog Handler

JOSEY

Josey has loved animals her entire life and has always been surrounded by many different kinds. she decided to go to The Vet Tech Institute in July and she has loved every moment of it. she has rescued 3 cats: Tinsel, Ernie, and Rocky. And 3 rats: Cheese, Fred, and Sushi. her time at Friendly Paws hasn’t been long, but she loves spending time with the animals and making sure they are safe and having fun!

Dog Handler

LEIGHA

Leigha has always loved animals and how sweet they can be. she surrounds herself with them because they never fail to lighten up her day! she graduated from a career school for vet tech because she really found her passion with animals. she grew up around animals her whole life. leigha has rescued all kinds of animals- but growing up she mostly had cats. she has kept every cat she ever rescued. right now she has three cats, Smokey (3), Bella (6) and Chester (7). she loves working at friendly paws because it opens her up to all kinds of new things.

Dog Handler

SOMMER

Sommer has always had a fondness for animals. She has two cats (Dexter and Maple), four rats (Weaver, Shadow, Coffee and Splinter), and a chihuahua named Chica at home. She went to parkway for veterinary tech while she was in high school and graduated with honors. She decided to join the Friendly Paws team as a way to apply her knowledge in a field she is passionate about.

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