Boca Raton Pet Grooming & Boarding
Kennel AssistantLissa Karowski
My name is Lissa Karwoski. I was born and raised in New Jersey, but moved to Florida when I was 20. I graduated from Digital Media Arts College with a Bachelors in Graphic Design. When I'm not at VCA, I coach All Star Cheerleading, which I've been involved in for most of my life. I have a Standard Poodle named Remy Martin, and my boyfriend and I have a Cocker Spaniel named Snickers, and a Maine Coon/Tabby cat named Kitty. Why I come to work everyday… I love animals, and have always been interested in their care. Seeing their happy faces and wagging tails in the morning always makes my day so much better. I also love being able to assist in the other departments of the hospital.
Kennel AssistantEmilie Papell
Hi! My name is Emilie Papell. I have lived in Boca Raton all my life but I would love to get the opportunity to travel to new places. I love to be active and enjoying spending my time outdoors. I like to play sports such as track and swimming. Family and friends are very important to me and so are animals! Why I come to work everyday I have been extremely passionate about animals since I was two years old and got a basset hound. My basset, Wyatt, became my best friend and made me have a love for all animals. When I was 6, I forced my mom to buy me a fake veterinary kit that I used on Wyatt to preform various medial procedures on. Ever since then, I knew I wanted to become a vet. I have always dreamed about becoming a vet and working at VCA has put me one step closer to achieving that goal.
School: Foster and Smith
Alanna is a great asset to the team. She is currently enrolled online to upgrade her education and certification as a veterinary technician. She is incredible with the care of all of our pets and treats each of them as if they were her own.
Why I come to work everyday
I do my job because I love working with and being around animals. Knowing that people are counting on me to do my part is what makes me get up and go to work each day, and I enjoy having work to do. Keeping the environment clean and the animals comfortable makes me feel good.