Welcome to our family!
Our team members in alphabetical order:
Alan is a pet enrichment specialist at Lucky & Lady. He’s helped to raise a variety of dogs since early childhood. He finds real joy and reward in helping to socialize dogs. Alan is a Georgia-native and now lives in Riverdale. Alan has been part of a variety of workplace teams in the past, but says nothing compares to working with pets, who he finds to be calming and therapeutic. When he’s not working with dogs in our Enhanced Day Care program, Alan loves playing video games.
A creative soul, Amanda is a groomer, novelist, and Middle Eastern dancer. Originally from Gainesville, Georgia, she has been grooming in the Atlanta area since 2014 and loves spending her days making dogs beautiful and happy. She has a degree in psychology from Georgia Tech and spent a semester training goats at the Atlanta Zoo to do tricks. At home, she has 2 dogs, 3 cats, and a husband. Her goal is to one day be a published author living on an alpaca farm (they need haircuts, too) with a duck pond and horses.
Her love of all things pets, along with her love for great conversations and learning, make Ashley a great reservation specialist at Lucky & Lady, helping to create the very best experience for every pet. Born just outside of Detroit, Michigan, Ashley spent a decade in Savannah, Georgia before calling East Atlanta home in 2015. She’s pet mom to King Charles Spaniel dogs Puddles and Puddin’, a Beta fish named Wendell Sue, and a Cherry shrimp named Big Bertha. When she’s not interacting with pet parents to customize each pet’s stay, Ashley enjoys music, arts, travel and exploration.
Bre knows a lot about dogs, their coats and the importance of proper pet grooming for health. As a pet stylist in the Lucky & Lady Grooming Spa, Bre loves the rare opportunity to meet a new dog breed for the very first time. Originally from Ft. Pierce, Florida, Bre now lives in East Point. She’s pet mom to kitties Pluto and Jupiter, along with three guinea pigs, Serena, Venus and Naomi. She loves reading, drawing and hiking, and one day hopes to operate her own pet grooming business.
Brittany is among the first team members you’ll see in our lobby. As a concierge, Brittany guides pet check-ins and helps to ensure each stay is perfect. Originally from Tacoma, Washington, Brittany has been in the presence of pets since childhood. She now calls Stone Mountain, Georgia home. She’s studying nutrition science at Georgia State University and is working toward becoming a dietitian. She enjoys restoring furniture, working out, crocheting and sewing.
As a pet boarding attendant at Lucky & Lady, Caitlin spends a lot of quality one-on-one time with pets in our Beyond Boarding and Cat Stay & Play programs. From feeding and medications administration, to housekeeping and nighttime tuck-ins, Caitlin gets pets. Originally from Pennsylvania, she now lives in Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood. Caitlin loves the outdoors and is often found hiking, camping, practicing archery, and gardening. One day she hopes to operate her own farm.
Carolyn is a reservation specialist at Lucky & Lady, helping to customize every overnight stay with us in our Beyond Boarding and Cat Stay & Play programs. A Georgia native, Carolyn now lives in Decatur with three mixed-breed pups. She’s passionate about architecture. In her spare time, Carolyn loves to crochet and one day plans to own her own craft business. She’s worked at several pet care centers in the area and loves discovering each pet’s different personality.
A forever dog lover, Christina is our head dog trainer. She is a certified dog trainer employing rewards-based techniques to resolve behavioral issues and strengthen relationships. Christina is a graduate from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Canine Trade Group’s exclusive dog trainer program. Christina lives in Southeast Atlanta with her partner and pets, Agador (Pittie mix) and Lord Asriel (Lord of the Black Cats). When she’s not loving on dogs, she’s often found gardening, studying classical Chinese dance, working out, or reading a good book.
A pet parent to many dogs since his childhood, Claud is both a pet enrichment specialist and pet boarding attendant at Lucky & Lady. He’s originally from New Haven, Connecticut, and now lives in Decatur, Georgia. Claud loves spending time with his family, playing games, and watching movies. He’s passionate about fashion and one day hopes to own his own label. He also enjoys cooking and is an aspiring chef.
Cory is a pet enrichment specialist at Lucky & Lady, helping to supervise play and friend-making in our Enhanced Day Care program for dogs. Claud lives in Morrow, Georgia, and he simply loves pets. In his spare time, Claud likes to play basketball, and socialize with family and friends. He is studying to become a dental assistant. He hopes to “travel the world” and discover everything new.
David plays two roles at Lucky & Lady, serving as both a pet enrichment specialist and a concierge. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, David is now a proud in-town Atlanta resident. He is passionate about making music, singing, and one day hopes to own and operate a cosmetics business.
For this pet enrichment specialist, it’s all about appreciating the innocence of pets. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Erica spent much of her youth in Decatur, Georgia, and is now a proud Atlanta resident. She’s pet mom to two dogs named Sosa and Ruby, and to a kitty named Jedi. She’s a huge proponent of animal rescue and one day hopes to operate a special ranch for abandoned pets. She loves training her newest dog, Sosa, and spending time with friends.
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Izzy, short for Isabella, is a pet stylist in the Lucky & Lady Grooming Spa. Now pet mom to pups Cora and Spicy, Izzy has parented cats, lizards, fish and a snake. A native of Marietta, Georgia, she spent some of her childhood in Chicago and now calls Gresham Park home. Izzy finds love and comfort in the “pure hearts and silly personalities” of pets. An AKC S.A.F.E. and IPG certified groomer, Izzy is often found reading, gardening and in the company of friends. She hopes to one day operate an animal rescue.
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Javarious literally lights up and comes alive in the presence of pets, which makes him a perfect fit for our pet enrichment specialist team. A proud pet parent of an energetic Jack Russell Terrier mix, Javarious also enjoys cooking, music, and video games. He was born in Atlanta and now lives in Lithonia, Georgia. Javarious hopes to join the U.S. military and one day plans to own his own business.
If you’re calling to make a new reservation for your pet, chances are you’ll be welcomed by Jazmin. A reservation specialist, Jazmin comes to Lucky & Lady from the U.S. Navy. She’s parented snakes, fish, small rodents and a dog. Originally from Oakland, California, Jazmin now calls Woodstock, Georgia home. She’s passionate about spending quality time with family and friends. She is currently studying aviation maintenance.
Jeffrey is a pet stylist in the Lucky & Lady Grooming Spa, and he just might be one of our quietest and calmest team members ever – which pets absolutely love. Born in Jonesboro, Georgia, and now living in Atlanta, Jeffrey simply adores dogs. He is also a skilled interior designer and artist, and he enjoys writing. When he’s not making pets look and feel wonderful, Jeffrey might be found meditating or laying plans to build his own home.
With a huge respect for nature in all its forms, Julian is a pet enrichment specialist at Lucky & Lady. Julian enjoys studying pets and recognizes how they process the world around them differently than we do. This Atlanta-native with a fine arts degree hopes to bring it all together and host an animal-centric television show.
It’s all about the details for Kenya, a pet boarding attendant at Lucky & Lady who loves spending one-on-one time with our pet guests. When she’s not feeding and walking pets, Kenya enjoys reading, writing, music, playing video games, and special effects makeup artistry. She’s originally from Atlanta and now lives in Lithonia. Kenya is studying creative writing and hopes to become a special effects artist.
Kylie is a pet enrichment specialist and pet boarding attendant at Lucky & Lady, helping to care for pets both during the day and night. Originally from Newnan, Georgia, Kylie is now an in-town Atlanta resident and pet mom to five dogs, ranging in age from four months to nine years. She’s parented many dogs and cats and finds pet care a passion. Kylie is studying sonography.
With a passion for making our pets look their very best, Makayla comes to Lucky & Lady as a pet stylist in our professional Grooming Spa. She is particularly interested in the connection between a pet’s outward health and pet nutrition. Born in Indiana, Makayla grew up with many dogs and cats. She now calls Lithonia, Georgia home. She’s a skilled colorist of pet coats and she’s pictured here with a shining example. When she’s not perfecting a groom, Makayla enjoys competitive swimming. She hopes to one day operate her very own pet grooming business.
Merci is a concierge at Lucky & Lady, helping to ensure every pet check-in and check-out is as wonderful as the pet’s experience among our various teams and services. Merci is a Decatur, Georgia native and is pet mom to a beautiful 13-year-old Beagle. She enjoys reading, writing, and sharing pet health information with pet parents. Merci hopes to attend school to become a nail technician.
Morgan is a pet enrichment specialist at Lucky & Lady, helping to ensure every experience in our Enhanced Day Care program for dogs is simply perfect. A lover of all pets and animals, Morgan especially loves Rottweiler dogs and one day hopes to bring their joy to other pet parents. Morgan was born in the East Lake neighborhood and now lives in Ellenwood, Georgia. She’s passionate about sharing her adoration of pets with her children and studying animal behaviors.
A former journalist and public relations guy, it took a minute for Ryan to realize his purpose is really pets. As a founder of Lucky & Lady, he can be found just about anywhere in the facility, even on the roof making sure our systems are running perfectly. Ryan enjoys time with pets most, which makes sense after nearly four years of research to create our ultimate pet experience. The longtime Grant Park resident is seen here on adoption day for Bichon siblings Duke and Daisy, who joined Samson, the peki-shihtzu-poo (yeah, look that up somewhere, LOL).
So, the Ryan’s here come in pairs. This Ryan is also a founder of Lucky & Lady and partner to the other Ryan. Seen here with their third dog, Samson, Ryan is most commonly behind the scenes, helping to ensure our operation is running smoothly. Originally from Southern California, Ryan works as a marketing executive representing farmers. His joy comes in snuggling with all of the family’s dogs and telling stories about his childhood pets – cats, a dog, a salamander, a hamster and fish.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Stacie is a concierge at Lucky & Lady, helping to create the very best experiences for pets and pet parents. She’s pet mom to a beautiful pup named Daisy and loves the “special joy” that can only come from pets. She’s currently studying to become a nurse.
Takia is a pet enrichment specialist with a single mission – ensure all pets thrive! He’s pet dad to Rambo, a mixed-breed rescue pup, and Sokka, a Siberian Husky. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and raised in Jonesboro, Georgia, Takia now resides in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood. He earned a political science degree at Georgia State University and aspires to run for local office. Takia enjoys bowling, thrifting, and working out. And he’s passionate about helping others in his community.
TyJanae is a concierge at Lucky & Lady, helping to check in arriving pets, plan their time with us, and provide lots of loving care and attention. TyJanae is originally from Brooklyn, New York, but grew up in Connecticut. She and her partner live in East Point with two beautiful cats, Venus and Saturn. With dreams of becoming a traveling nurse and starting her own private practice, TyJanae is currently studying to become a medical assistant.