Mt. Juliet Pet Grooming & Boarding

  • Kennel Manager

    Kara Dunahee

    Kara started at VCA Animal Care Center in March 2013 and worked with us until April 2014.  Kara left to gain experience in a doggy day care facility and now rejoins our practice in January 2015 as manager of the Doggy Day Care. When not at work, Kara enjoys spending with her girlfriend, Jessica, and their dogs Jersey and Pearl as well as spending time with her friends and family, especially her nephews. Kara enjoys working in the veterinary industry because she enjoys helping with the human animal bond.


  • Groomer

    Nancy Johnson

    Nancy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1980 and served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps as an Aviation Supply Officer. Following her military service, she has worked in the veterinary field for over 20 years.  Nancy owned and operated a dog grooming salon for two years and worked in Veterinary Clinics in CA, VA and KS for five years. She is now a breeder and exhibitor of AKC golden retrievers and border terriers. She travels to dog shows in her motorhome and handles dogs professionally as well. Her fur babies include a lot of Go|dens!! They are Fever, Pocket , Icing, Streaker Gopher, Talbot, Bali, Gubo and Tata. Her Border terriers babies are Derby, Broker, and Tickle. She has a Bulldog named Chesty and a Cat called Little T. Outside of work she enjoys raising and shown Goldens. She also handles dogs professionally, recently this has included Golden Retrievers, Border Terriers, Flatcoated Retrieversand Rhedesuan Ridgebacks.

     She has been with VCA Animal Care Center for 15 years. 

    Nancy enjoys working here because she enjoys interacting with pet owners and loving on their pets.

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