From Vet Tech to Mobile Groomer
With her first word being “doggy” as a child, Abbey was destined for a lifelong career with animals. In 2008 Abbey graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in Tinley park. She then worked in Lake County animal hospitals. In 2012 she decided to take her love of animals on the road with mobile grooming. She continues to have the best job in the world, getting to work with cats and dogs.
The Calling All Paws team continues to grow, bringing convenience and expertise to the clients.
Kris was born and raised on a Wisconsin family dairy farm and has always had a love for animals. She is a US Navy veteran and has been grooming dogs since 2015 and dispatching for Calling All Paws since 2017. She also maintains a small zoo in her house including a Blue & Gold Macaw.
Jessica has been working with animals since 2008. She graduated from the Academy of Dog Grooming Arts in 2010 and has been happily grooming pets ever since. She is the proud mama of 4 cats: Hossa, Sharpie, Mack, and Quinn.
Stephenie Calhoun Has been grooming since 2013. She is the Training Manager of Calling All Paws, Nash Academy instructor, and Illinois State Grooming Team Captain. Stephenie lives with her husband John in Racine with her cockapoo, Nibbler, Irish wolfhound mix, Addison, 3 cats, Chiana, Fry, and Banner, and 3 turtles. Stephenie is obviously passionate about animals and teaching but also enjoys her hobbies of gardening, resin art, and cooking.
Catherine, or Cat for short, has always been drawn to working with animals. Started volunteering at animal shelters as early as she could. She went to veterinary technician school and learned so much about animal health and wellness. Soon after graduation, Cat started to groom and has continued to do so since 2016.
Lydia has been working and competing with dogs for 15 years. She began working with dogs professionally 5 years ago as a trainer, and has been using her training knowledge to enhance grooming for Calling All Paws since 2018.
After working with humans for 10 years Robyn found her passion in loving and pampering pets in 2020 with Calling All Paws. She has an assortment of pets at home including bunnies!
A lifelong lover of animals Hannah came to Calling All Paws in 2020 after working with people and at a dog kennel. She’s excited to be providing specialized care for Lake County’s pets!
Wendy has been grooming and working with dogs since 2012. She has always loved animals. She has a cat named Josephine.
Isabel has been working with animals since 2015. She has been a life long animal lover and pet owner; growing up with cats, dogs, and fish. Isabel currently cares for her German Shepherd, Rocky and her cats: Kicky, and Rovender.