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Laughing Pets Atlanta Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Team


Karen Levy

Karen E. Levy, Owner

Like many pet owners, I love animals!! My thirst for knowledge of “everything dogs” began several years ago when I adopted my fur-baby, Diesel.  I’ve always loved cats though I don’t have one of my own.  Since adopting Diesel, I’ve spent countless hours learning about animal behavior, dog training, animal nutrition and best practices for caring for a happy, healthy pet.  I’m certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and am an advocate for positive reinforcement training.

I’ve volunteered with various pet-rescue organizations such as Atlanta Pet Rescue and Canine Cellmates.  My areas of volunteerism include being an adoption counselor, a dog-training assistant and  raising funds totaling over $25,000.

In 2010 I founded Laughing Pets Atlanta and have been dog walking and pet sitting ever since.  It’s my honor to be selected as a caregiver for my furry clients.  Nothing makes me happier than waking up each day and seeing a bunch of laughing pets!!

Lindsey Huie

Lindsey Huie

Lindsey lived on a farm in Georgia before moving to Florida for 10 years.  She returned to Georgia 4 years ago and is currently attending Georgia State University to pursue a degree in Environmental Science.  When not studying Lindsey enjoys hiking and being outdoors.  She’s loved animals and been around them her entire life.  Lindsey is the mom to a tabby cat named Hunter.

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Lori Capps

Lori recently moved to Atlanta from Cleveland, TN where she attended and worked at Lee University for five years.  After pet sitting for friends and family, she’s thrilled to be working with animals on a more regular basis.  In addition to working for Laughing Pets Atlanta, Lori teaches online ESL courses for Chinese students, hiking with her husband and friends, trying out fun vegan restaurants and cuddling with her own sweet pet, a calico cat named Koa.

Krista Sorrells
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Mitch Capps

Mitch grew up in Alabama and attended college at Lee University in Cleveland, TN, where he double majored in Pastoral Ministry and English.  Lee University is also where he met his wife, Lori.  In his spare time, Mitch enjoys watching movies and creative writing; he’s written a screenplay! Lori and Mitch are the proud owners of a cat named Koa.

Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie has always been a pet owner.  She and her husband, Greg, currently have a cat (Whip) and a Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer mix (Rey). Stephanie volunteers with Canine Cellmates, Fulton County’s “jail dog” program, on both the training and assessment teams. She is certified in Pet CPR and First Aid through PetTech and will be taking part in Karen Pryor Academy’s Dog Trainer Professional Program this year. Pryor is a pioneer in the area of positive reinforcement training, and Stephanie is excited to share what she is learning on this new adventure. While most of her free time is spent with her furry family, she can often be found on her mountain bike, playing in her yard, and learning about native plants.

Michael Robb, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter

Michael has never known life without a pet. Growing up in Louisville, Ky; he lived with several indoor dogs, fish, and guinea pigs as well as outdoor frogs and salamanders. He’s been pet-sitting for neighbors, friends, and extended family for fifteen years. Despite loving dogs more than any other pets, the first pets Michael cared for were cats – and he currently lives with the best cat in the world!  Michael is thrilled to be working with Laughing Pets Atlanta and looks forward to the honor of caring for your pet.

Ryan

Katie Medina

Katie is originally from Marietta GA and moved the city after graduating from UGA in 2012. She’s is a registered Landscape architect and works at a mid sized firm in downtown Atlanta.  A lifelong animal owner/enthusiast, she has always grown up in a household with both cats and dogs.  Katie was also an equestrian for many years in her youth, fostering her love of animals big and small. In her free time, she enjoys walking the beltline, playing tennis, and doing sporting leagues with her friends

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Michelle Potenzo

Paige Mitchell

Paige has lived in Georgia for most of her life. She has her undergraduate degree from UGA and has recently completed her master’s degree in Organizational Psychology.  Paige is the proud owner of a pit-lab mix and a Maine Coon cat and has said that pet ownership has not only created an infinite amount of joy in her life but has deepened her love and appreciation for animals.  In her spare time, Paige enjoys yoga, reading, being a foodie and attending all of the outdoor music and food festivals Atlanta has to offer.

 

Michelle Potenzo

Michelle is a full-time real estate agent. In the evenings, she’s an overnight pet sitter. She’s been pet sitting for years in New York, California and in Atlanta. In her free time, she enjoys antiquing an interior design. Her favorite spots are Scotts Antique Market and ADAC Design Center.

Ryan

Kari Kviten

Kari is a Georgia native who recently relocated to Atlanta after living in Panama as a Peace Corps Volunteer. She is currently a graduate student at Emory University. Her dog, Bravo, is a Panamanian native who loves exploring all the parks and trails Atlanta has to offer. Kari has grown up with animals her whole life and enjoys the comic relief and lifestyle support animals provide us. In her free time, she loves exploring new restaurants on Buford highway, morning runs and volunteering with refugees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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