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Kathy Mason
Kathy is owner and co-founder of Pets, Plants & Polish.Kathy has been a dog, cat and horse owner and rescuer most of her life. She has lived and worked on farms in Virginia, was a volunteer with the Arizona Humane Society, and was on the Board of Directors for the Valley’s Hope Emergency Animal Rescue. After retiring from her 25-year career directing healthcare sales and service teams in 2010, Kathy now works full-time as a pet sitter and plant/home care provider for Pets, Plants & Polish.Originally from northern Virginia, Kathy has lived in the Valley since 1989 and is a Valley homeowner residing in north Phoenix with her rescue dog, Oreo. Kathy’s home is one of the company’s beautiful, fun-filled Critter Camp locations.

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Angie is a part-time pet sitter with Pets, Plants & Polish.   Angie started rescuing stray and injured animals as a young girl and continued this passion over the years as a volunteer with several animal rescue organizations in Wisconsin and Arizona.

Angie received her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences (Ecology & Organismal Biology) from Arizona State University and moved to the state of Washington to become a certified professional zookeeper where she worked and played with some of the most amazing animals (including lions and tigers and bears…oh my!!) and learned so many things from her close interaction with the animal kingdom. Now back in Arizona, Angie also works for a health and wellness company and combined her enjoyment of writing with her love of animals as a volunteer writer for the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale.  Angie lives in the Valley with her rescue cat, Moby, and her chinchilla, Chile.


1Kathie B, Kathie is a fulltime pet sitter with Pets, Plants & Polish. Kathie has owned and cared for animals her whole life.

Originally from the Chicago area, Kathie has been a Valley resident since 1973. She retired from a major airline company and now has lots of time and love to devote to the wonderful Pets, Plants & Polish animals.

Kathie is a Valley homeowner residing in north Phoenix and Kathie’s home is one of the company’s beautiful, fun-filled Critter Camp locations.

Rachel D
Rachel is a part-time pet sitter with Pets, Plants, & Polish. She was born and raised in Arizona and received her Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Development from ASU. Along with her passion for animals, Rachel loves kids of all ages. While attending college, she began teaching at a preschool and is currently one of the infant lead teachers. Rachel also volunteers as a staff leader for the high school youth group at her church. She loves working with families and has been caring for pets for many years. Rachel lives in Scottsdale with her two cats.


Amanda B
Amanda is the medical consultant for Pets, Plants & Polish and provides care for pets requiring specialized in-home services as well as training for other pet sitters in the company.  Amanda was born in Florida and lived in Virginia before becoming a fulltime resident of Arizona in 1989.  Raised in a house full of dogs, cats, and horses, she was actively involved in equestrian hunters/jumpers training and showing.  Amanda started her career in the veterinary field in 2007, was a Dean’s List graduate of Veterinary Science in 2012, and passed her state and national VTNE exams in 2013.  She has worked at a variety of animal hospitals and is currently a manager and Lead Tech at the Valley’s Blue Pearl emergency animal clinic.  Amanda also participates in the Canine Blood Heroes donation program, Valley Fever fundraising events, and activities promoting Pit Bull awareness/advocacy.  Amanda lives in Glendale with her son, fiancé, her rescue dogs and cat, and foster animals.


Alex B
Alex is a part-time pet sitter with Pets, Plants, & Polish. She was born in Colorado and moved to the Phoenix area when she was four. Alex has always had dogs in her household and continued her love of animals growing up including volunteering as a dog walker with Maricopa Animal Control while in high school. Alex received her Bachelor of Science in Forensics from Barrett Honors College at ASU and is pursuing a career in pathology. In addition to many years of pet sitting, she has worked as a tutor and participates in activities supporting the Special Olympics. Alex lives in north Phoenix with her two dogs, Teddy and Preston.

Miki G, Miki is co-founder of Pets, Plants & Polish. She has been an animal lover all her life adopting and rescuing a variety of dogs, cats, and birds over the years, and has also worked at a stable managing a team of polo ponies and helping out with riding classes. Miki enjoys helping animal rescue organizations and advocates for them whenever possible. Originally from northern Virginia, Miki attended Florida State University on a track scholarship, majoring in criminology. She moved to the Valley in 2002 and is a Phoenix homeowner residing in north Phoenix with rescue dog, Kandy.