New Hill Team
The Apex Dog Walkers
Lead Walker, Joined 2014
Karen lives in Apex and has been walking dogs professionally for over ten years. A former customer service representative at a major airline, Karen knows how to take care of her dog clients AND their parents – providing peace of mind that they receive a good long walk on each visit!
Karen loves to perform and sings with the NC Master Chorale in her spare time. She loves music along with her husband, Scott and two grown children, Mark and Anna. Karen is a certified Yoga Instructor and practices daily as well as provide on-line yoga classes for all bodies and abilities.
Karen and her husband can usually be found walking their neighborhood with their own rescue dog, Nuggett from Saving Grace or playing with their 2 rescue cats, Newk and Prez from Wake County Animal Center.
Senior Walker, Joined 2019
Ruth R. is an almost life-long resident of the Apex area, having moved here 30 years ago. After a long career teaching pre-school (20 years) and Nanny-ing for a family for another 6 years, she decided to use her big heart in another area she loves: animals.
Ruth has 2 adult daughters and one 6yo four-legged son, Watson. She loves to garden & is a member of the Apex Garden Club. Ruth is also very active in her church.
Walker, Joined 2020
Originally from NY, Trish moved to NC in 1999. After being a stay at home mom for a few years she went back to work as a preschool teacher, then a Kindergarten teacher's assistant in WCPSS. Looking for a change, she reached out to Peak City Puppy after being a very happy client for her dogs Molly and Barkley. Trish is a mom to a 21 year old daughter, 18 year old son, 2 dogs, 2 cats, 1 chicken and 1 horse. She enjoys walking the neighborhood trails and spending time with her husband and kids (human and furry).
Senior Walker, Joined 2019
Orginally from Poland, Magda and her family moved to States in 1995 and she's resided in Apex almost all of that time. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant who previously worked full-time with hospice care patients.
Magda has always had a passion and love for animals and decided to fulfill her dream and become a Dog Walker & Pet Sitter with Peak City Puppy in 2019. She is a mother of two boys( 16, 32) and when not working, she likes to go on camping trips with her husband and 3 rescue dogs.
The Apex Pet Sitters
Senior Sitter, Joined 2017
Mandy relocated from California to Apex in 2009 with her husband and two wonderful daughters, and feels fortunate to be part of this wonderful community. She loves traveling and exploring new places with her family.
Mandy has always had dogs in her life and couldn't imagine not being around them daily. When she is not at her full time job in media advertising, she enjoys being a part of the PEAK CITY PUPPY team, walking and playing with her 4-legged friends, making sure they have the care and love they deserve.
Senior Sitter, Joined 2018
Rebecca has lived in Apex since 2013. Originally from Maryland, she came to North Carolina for college at Campbell University and loved the area so much she stayed! A full-time social worker for a local hospital, Rebecca loves balancing out her work life with PEAK CITY PUPPY.
Rebecca is mom to Chai, a terrier-mix rescue dog. Growing up in a family of animal lovers, it’s only natural that she would carry on her passion for pets in her personal and professional life. In her free time Rebecca is active in her church, enjoys spending time with friends and family, and often is training for her next half or full marathon.
Sitter, Joined 2019
LaTasha L. joined Peak City Puppy in 2019 after hearing all about it from her roommate who also works for our Team. LaTasha is originally from the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina, and moved to Apex in 2018. She has always loved animals and has a 12 year old Chihuahua named Sasha who she admittedly spoils rotten. In addition to her full-time job in clinical trial contracting, LaTasha provides professional pet sitting evenings and Weekends for our remaining Pet Sitting clients.