We would like you to get to know us so come meet our staff!
|Becki Vander Weele
Job Title: Owner
Becki has been around animals all her life, and has been training dogs since the age of twelve. She enjoys showing in completive obedience events with the two furkids she currently shares her life with, Kinsey a Beagle and Cooper a Golden Retriever. She also enjoys spending time with her paint horse Lark and cat Friday.
|Gretchen Vander Weele
Job Title: General Manager
Gretchen joined the team at Paw Prints Grooming soon after we opened. She enjoys amateur photography and quilting. She as Becki's sister has also been around animals all her life. She is currently owned by two pugs, Kiernan and O'Malley. She also has an Australian Shepherd, Reagan.
|Karen Vander Weele
Job Title: Receptionist
Karen has always enjoyed sharing her home with animals. She has raised six children including Becki and Gretchen. She currently shares her home with her husband Kal, their son Robert, four dogs, Ridge a black Labrador Retriever, Deken a Terrier Mix, Tam a Pekinese and Poodle Mix, Amber a Golden Retriever, several canaries, two doves, and two cats Tiggy and Sparrow.
|Emma Vander Weele
Job Title: Groomer
Emma started working at Paw Prints Grooming one year after we opened. She has been a wonderful addition to our team. Emma was raised on a farm, where she learned many things about animal care. She and her husband, David (Becki and Gretchen's brother) share their home with an Australian Shepherd, Gracie and a black long-hared cat Luna.
| Jessica Metzner
Job Title: Apprentice
Jessica has been working for Paw Prints Grooming for several years. She was raised around dogs and dog training. She has learned many dog training skills that she continues to use to the day. She is an asset to our team here at Paw Prints Grooming. She enjoys spending time with her Golden Retriever Peyton, both training him for completive events and taking him on hikes at the many parks in the Portage area.