Our Staff

Meet the friendly staff at PupStars Pet Care!

  • Tara Robertson - Owner

    My name is Tara. I have been working in the animal care field for over 12 years. Half of my experience consists of assisting veterinarians, and the other half managing kennels and my own pet care business. I have a passion for animals of all kinds. I take pride in what I do and the services I provide. With an array of animal knowledge from many angles, I aim to cater to each individual pet to make sure they get the care they need.

  • Lindsay Hurst - Groomer

    My name is Lindsay Hurst. I'm a mother of 3 children and 2 wonderful dogs .. I have always had a passion for animals and a drive to making them feel amazing My career started in the cosmetology field 10 yrs ago. In 2017 I have switched to Grooming, making dogs feel and look their best .. I have found my life's work in animals and am here to do what I can to make owner and there pet happy. My intention is to have our animals enjoyThere grooming experience as well as feeling comfortable in their environment while in my care. Keeping the integrity of their hair and skin is my mission..

  • Jabree Washington - Office

    Jabree Washington is a student attending Northern Illinois University studying biological sciences, and aspiring to become an exotic or wildlife animal veterinarian.

  • Samantha Zavala - Office

    Hi my name is Samantha but Sam for short. I have been around animals my whole life, so now getting the opportunity to work with dogs is very awesome. I have learned so much over the years from their personalities, to how to comfort them. My passion for dogs has gotten stronger and I love them more each day.

  • Georgette Avitia - Handler

    My name is Georgette and I’ve had a passion for animals since I was a little girl. Ever since I was young I had a strong desire to help animals in need. Whether it was rescuing abandoned kittens, looking for opportunities to pet sit, or even just wanting to be involved with the care of animals. I believe the least I could do would be to help them live better lives.

  • Alex Gonzalez - Handler

    Hi, my name is Alex! I have been working with dogs for over 5 years. I was a kennel manger for 4 years. I am a pet lover! I have 8 pets at home including Tank, not just my dog but my best friend in the world!

  • Bria Hampton - Driver

    Hello, my name is Bria Hampton and I love animals. Growing up I’ve always had animals which kick started my interest in veterinary assistant field.

  • Nicholas Zych - Walker

    I am a child of the Lord, and a friend to the animals. Animals have been a part of my life since the 3rd grade.
     I have been caring for cats over 50 years and have been caring for dogs (German Shepherd and Scottish Terrier) over 14 yrs.

  • Samantha Wade - Walker

    My name is Samantha and I've been in the child care industry for 3 years and now looking to include your furry babies. I've always had a love for dogs and looking to become a groomer in the future with Pupstars.

  • Jon'nae Hartley - Floater

    My name is Jon'nae and I started out as a volunteer because I wanted to be able to care for animals while accumulating my service learning hours required to graduate. I found my start at PupStars and it has been a wonderful ride. I have learned a lot about dogs from how to read a dogs body language to how to properly bathe them. I love my job and hope to continue to grow with this wonderful family oriented facility.

  • Eddie Vasquez - Floater

    I have loved and lived with dogs for most of my life. I love all animals! I believe they bring out the best in people and it is our job to care for and cherish them. My own pup is a senior rescue and taking care of her was what led me to decide I want to work with dogs. I have loved working at PupStars and look forward to every pup I meet here. It is my goal to be skilled in all aspects of dog care and treat every dog with the love and attention they deserve. 

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:30 pm

Sunday:

8:30 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:30 pm