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Meet the Staff

Dion

Business Manager/Certified Dog Trainer

Dion

Dion spent six years in the Air Force, four of which he was a hostage negotiator and criminal investigator. During his enlistment, he was the recipient of the Air Force Leadership and John Levitow Awards, along with several quarterly and one yearly award. Dion separated from the Air Force with an honorable discharge to become a sworn Police officer for the Phoenix Police Department. After a couple of years as a policeman, he decided to make a career change and focus on his family.

Dion decided to join the animal community because of his love for dogs, which stems from his family’s strong background in training police and military working dogs. Dion is a dog trainer certified through the Animal Behavior College, has an Associate of Applied Science in Organizational Management, a Bachelor of Science in Business with a minor in Management, and is a member of Delta Mu Delta, Lambda Sigma—an international business honor society.

Mario

Pet Stylist Supervisor

Mario

Mario is a happy go lucky free spirit born and raised in Arizona. He was attending Phoenix College pursuing a degree in criminal justice but fell in love with grooming. Mario has been grooming for three and a half years and could not imagine himself in another profession.

In his free time, Mario enjoys listening to music (all genres of music) and riding his bicycle around downtown Phoenix.

Sam

Guest Services Supervisor

Sam

Sam was born in Arizona but was a Military brat, so she moved around often and eventually moved back to Arizona in 2007. Sam has always had a passion for Animals and appreciates working with her furry buddies every day she works at Alta Vista.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys painting, the outdoors and listening to music. Sam is thrilled to join team Alta Vista!

Adesanya “Ade”

Pet Care Technician

Ade

Adesanya “Ade” is currently enrolled in a Kinesiology degree program and intends to become a prosthetic research and developer. Ade has had a special appreciation for dogs for as long as he can remember. Ade has a dog named Choncho and enjoys playing video games competitively in his free time.

Kim

Pet Care Technician

Kim

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Tawni

Pet Care Specialist

Tawni

Tawni was born and raised in Arizona. She enjoys camping, fishing, being around animals and the company of family and friends. Tawni has a twin sister named Jasmine; you can say they are practically the same person from how close they are. She also has a four-year-old daughter named Delilah, whom she adores with all of her heart. She is also the is the proud pet parent of two dogs, Daisy and Jazzy. Tawni loves being part of Team Alta Vista!

Erin

Pet Care Specialist

Erin

Erin is 22 with a passion for animals. She grew up with both cats and dogs, but loves all furry friends! Erin was born in California, raised in New York, and has been in Arizona for six years. She has three spunky cats, Toki  (American Pitbull Terrier), and Stewi (Pomeranian/Chihuahua Mix). Toki is a recently certified therapy dog, and Stewi is on his way to becoming one. In her free time, Erin loves to go horseback riding, listen to music, and walk the dogs. She loves working at Alta Vista, and would love to care for your pets!


Cece

Front Desk/Pet Care Specialist

 

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Lyssa

Front Desk/Pet Care Specialist

 

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Catteara "Catt"

Pet Care Technician

 

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