Meet Our Staff

The Puppy Palace Doggie Day Care Facility Staff in Bethlehem, PA

Shannon opened The Puppy Palace in March of 2006! She lives in Hanover Township with her daughter and her yellow lab, Sydney. She is the lover of all dogs, but she has a soft spot for Brown dogs, like Bing, Chad, and Buddy. Shannon is certified in Pet CPR and First Aid through the American Red Cross and continues to further her knowledge on all things canine by attending annual Doggie Daycare Conventions.



Lissa joined the team in May of 2010. She lives in Palmer with her family, her pack of Chihuahuas, cats, chickens, and Nishka her Mini Bull Terrier. Lissa's favorite dogs are Laddie and Dottie. Lissa continues her education by attending regional seminars and through her work with Furry Feet Rescue.



Lindsay joined the team in August of 2013. She lives in Bethlehem with her family and her dog, Bailey the Jack Russel. She hopes to further her education at Northampton Community College in the upcoming semester. Her favorite daycare dog is Xander!

Assistant Manager


Zoë joined the team in October of 2013. She lives in Bethlehem with her boyfriend, Jonah, and their two dogs, Winnie the Husky Mix, and Bowser the Pekingese. Zoë's favorite breed of dog is the English Bulldog, and her favorite daycare dog is Chloe! Zoë attends regional seminars to further her knowledge on dogs.



Nicole joined the team in January of 2014. She attends Cedar Crest College and majors in Chemistry. She lives in Bethlehem with her family and their dogs, Max the German Shepherd and Cosmo & Marley the Pomeranian Mixes. She also fosters dogs through Furry Feet Rescue.

Play Group Supervisor 


Kayleigh has been at The Puppy Palace since March of 2014. She lives in Bethlehem with her dog, Castle. She loves to play ball and take pictures of all the dogs! Her favorite dogs are Hank the Hound Mix and Miles the Boxer.  

Play Group Supervisor


Amber has been on the team since January of 2017. She graduated from Northampton Community College as a Certified Veterinary Nurse. She lives in Bethlehem with her family and their yellow lab, Roxci. She adores all the labs, especially Birdie, Bing, and Maisy! 

Play Group Supervisor 


Deb joined us in December of 2016. She graduated from Kutztown University with a degree in Criminal Justice Psychology. Deb plans to enroll in Graduate School. She volunteers her time at Peaceable Kingdom, where she recently adopted Trixie the Terrier Mix. Deb's favorite daycare dog is Miles the Boxer.

Play Group Supervisor 


Krystle came to us in February of 2017 with prior years of daycare experience. She lives in New Jersey with her husband Trevor and their German Shepherds, Dakota and Chief. No surprise, her favorite breed is Shepherds of all kinds! After two years at the Day Care, Krystle is a Manager at Puppy Palace Pampering, our Canine Spa.

Canine Spa Manager


Shirlee joined the team in April 2018. She lives in Saylorsburg with her boyfriend and their four cats. She brought years of experience working at a busy Animal Hospital with her. When she isn't singing in the office, she can be found hanging out with her Shepherd friends! Shirlee's favorite daycare dog is Colt! 

Play Group Supervisor 


Emily has been at The Puppy Palace since the August 2018. She attends Liberty High School and plays Club Volleyball. She has two dogs, Frank the Shih Tzu and Grace the Lhasa Apso. She is a Labrador fan and loves Birdie!

Play Group Supervisor 


Tiff started working at The Palace in November of 2018.  She is currently studying to be a Veterinary Nurse at Penn Foster and also works at a local Animal Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant. She has a Great Dane named Beaut, a Pit Mix named Gizmo, two hedgehogs, and a pig named Kevin Bacon! Her favorite breeds are Pugs and Pits. Moishe has a special place in her heart here at The Palace.

Play Group Supervisor 


Kayla started working at The Puppy Palace in December of 2018. She moved to Bethlehem from Vermont and graduated from Muhlenberg College in 2017. She works full time for a local Non-Profit. Her favorite daycare dog is Casey the Golden!

Play Group Supervisor 


Mackenzie has been a part of the team since January of 2019. She brought with her multiple years of daycare experience and hopes to become an Animal Rehabilitation Therapist. She has two dogs, a Rottweiler named Heinrik and an English Bulldog named Eddie, as well as two cats, a rat, and a bearded dragon! 

Play Group Supervisor 


Marilyn helped us open Puppy Palace Pampering, our Canine Spa, in March 2019! With over 25 years of grooming experience at a local salon, she is well known! With the patience of a saint, Marilyn beautifies the Lehigh Valley’s canine population. She resides in Bethlehem with her husband and two crazy Boston Terriers.

Lead Groomer


Jennifer was a package deal with Marilyn! Her right hand! Jennifer joined us up at the Canine Spa in March 2019. In addition to her excellent work grooming canines, Jennifer is a rare find….she grooms cats as well! Her years of experience are quite evident in the work she does.

Grooming Assistant 


Kris joined our team at the Canine Spa in April 2019 as a Part Time Groomer with 20 years of experience. She graduated from the New Jersey School of Dog Grooming. She has the kindest way about her as she interacts with the furry kids. Kris resides in Bethlehem with her son Reese and Ruby the Chinese Crested.



Kate joined our team in July 2019. She started as a Groomer at our Canine Spa. Kate has since increased her role here by joining us at Day Care. Kate has been grooming for over six years and has ten years of Training experience. Residing in Bethlehem, Kate and her family have two dogs, Mato and Jelly.  

Groomer/Play Group Supervisor 


Laura joined the team in August 2019. Currently a Certified Veterinary Nurse at an Animal Hospital in Doylestown, PA, Laura has fought for the lives of many animals through her work with the ASPCA. She currently resides in Hellertown with her husband and two adorable dogs.

Play Group Supervisor


Tori joined the Day Care team in August 2019. She graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Biological Science. Tori brings experience from the Pittsburgh and Lehigh Valley Zoos. Living her in Bethlehem, Tori resides with her wife and two gorgeous pups.

Play Group Supervisor


Tami joined our team in July 2019. Spending her life working on her family's pig farm, Tami is very comfortable with all animals. On the side, she is a professional photographer. Tami resides in Schnecksville with her family and herds of animals.

Play Group Supervisor


Jenelle joined the staff at the Canine Spa in August 2019. With prior experience at a local pet store, Jenelle jumped right in assisting with bathing, grooming preparation, and maintaining the facility. She also assists customers with Krystle.

Canine Spa Assistant Manager


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