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NANCY & OWEN

OWNERS

Majestic Paws is a family run business owned and operated by Nancy & Owen.  Nancy is the founder of Majestic Paws having started the company in 2008 while still in college. Having grown up around all kinds of animals, she always knew that she wanted a career in animal care, so owning Majestic Paws really is her dream come true. With experience walking dogs for other companies and with years of experience running her own dog walking company, Nancy is in charge of the day-to-day operations for Majestic Paws along with managing and maintaining all client relationships.

Owen joined Majestic Paws in 2015 when they took over the operations of Chicago Urban Tails. With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA in operations management and years of high level industry experience, Owen helps with the day-to-day operations while also being in charge of all financial and administrative work.

Nancy and Owen have a 3 year old daughter Savannah, a newborn baby boy Julian, a 11 year old giant schnauzer named Diamond, and a 6 year old golden retriever named Jasper.  When they are not working on Majestic Paws or taking their own dogs to the park, they stay busy by playing sports (mainly basketball and tennis), and spending family time with Savannah and Julian around the city.

 

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NICK

MANAGER

Nick, the Field Manager for Majestic Paws, has been with the company since 2013. Nick knows all of the company’s routes, and is in charge of training new walkers, filling in when walkers are out, and also handling some of the new client meet-and-greets. A self-taught musician who has been playing for 20 years, his love of nature is only exceeded by his love of the creatures in it.  Nick currently plays in the band Brontosaurus, who just had a WBEZ interview and performance at their Navy Pier studio.

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MANAGER

Spencer was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Chicago in 2008, which he proudly calls home. Spencer has been around dogs and various other animals all his life. and he has taken his lifelong passion for pets with him wherever he goes. When Spencer isn't walking his cute canines, you can find him playing with one of his bands or he might just pop up anywhere in town while exploring the city.

 

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Jenny

Jenny was born and raised in Illinois. She is currently studying at the Vagabonf School of Arts. Jenny loves animals and owns a chubby British Shorthair cat names Otis. Jenny enjoys traveling around the world and experiencing different cultures. 

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JACK

Jack is a Minnesota native who loves animals and the outdoors. He has been living in Chicago for the past two years as a working artist and graphic designer. He loves being able to spend time with your pet during the day!  

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bRiTTNEY

Brittney was born in Columbus, Ohio but her mother being in the military had her family move around a bunch so she moved to Florida then over to Highland Park, Illinois. Brittney went to Texas State University where she studied English and professional writing. When she is not walking dogs she enjoys kayaking, hiking, traveling, reading/watching films and also is also into geology as she collects rocks and crystals from every hike/ travel that she does. Growing up Brittney had a half wolf and half black lab mix. Brittney currently has a dog named Rocky who was rescued from Norcal and he's a gray poodle mized with chihuaha. 

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BriANNA

Brianna was born and raised in Naperville. She plans on being in Chicago for the next 5 years. Brianna is looking to go back to school to pursue a degree in animal science. In the future, she plans to move to Iceland  to be a goat farmer.  She has been in the pet industry  for about 5 years and has owned dogs her entire life. Brianna looks forward to meeting and caring for your pet!

ERIK

Erik was born and raised in Chicago, and has been around animals all his life. His weakness is for dogs, but has a love for all animals. His friends and family jokingly call him the "dog whisperer", as most dogs are drawn to him and listen when he speaks. He is a graduate from Columbia College Chicago and has owned/operated several businesses in both the marketing and the music industries, which is where his passions lie outside of animals. 

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CELESTE 

Celeste is a Chicagoan, pet parent, and true animal lover. She has a passion for animals, and looks forward to each day of work. When asked what she liked most about working for Majestic Paws, her answer was that she can't believe she gets paid to give love and take care of adorable “fur kids”. .

Lauren

Lauren is from Chicago. She has had dogs growing up her entire life. Lauren went to Columbia College and studied Journalism and Literature. She has 2 cats named Corn Dog and Vada. In her free time she enjoys writing and collecting art. At the moment Lauren is training to become a police officer. 

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Andrew is from Chicago but has lived in various cities across the country while pursuing his passion for music before settling back in Chicago in 2016.  Having been an animal lover his whole life, Andrew loves having the opportunity to work with pets every day with Majestic Paws, and the freedom that the job allows him to also continue his musical career.  Andrew currently plays the French Horn for an orchestra in Chicago and is following other opportunities for his music career as they arise.

Roberto

Roberto was born and raised in Chicago and has lived all over the city.  His two biggest passion is art and animals, so working with Majestic Paws is perfect for him as it allows him to work with animals on a daily basis while giving him time to pursue his passion in art.  When he's not walking dogs, Roberto is busy helping a start-up art company that specializes in modern murals.

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Nick 

Nick grew up in Illinois and moved to Chicago 7 years ago. Two of his biggest passions are dogs and music. When he is not walking pups he is busy practicing in a new funk-rock band where he does originals and covers. In addition to that he teaches guitar on the side. 

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David

David was born in New Jersey and went to Ohio State. He moved to Chicago 4 years ago. In his own time he enjoys drawing, graphic design, photography, going to concerts, and playing golf. David owns a clothing company that consumes most of his time. Being a part-time dog walker gives him a break to get out  from behind his desk and to give his attention to something he really enjoys, being around animals. Being a dog walker allows him to see the same dogs on a regular basis and also meeting new dogs which are both really excited! 

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Andriana

Adriana was born in Mexico and moved to Chicago in 2016 with her husband. Adriana love pets, she grew up surrounded by dogs and cats; currently her best friend is Roni, a little fluffy Pomeranian who has been with her for two years. Adriana enjoys playing ball with him and teaching him new tricks. In addition to that, she enjoysphotography, cooking, swimming and tap dancing.

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ashley

Ashley was born and raised in Nebraska and moved to Chicago in 2016 to try something new.  She has always loved the outdoors, and as an animal lover walking dogs is the perfect job for her.  Other than interacting with animals on a daily basis, her favorite part of the job is being able to explore the city while she works.  When she's not working, Ashley loves travelling to as many different places as possible!

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Matthew

Matthew was born and raised in Milwaukee where he studied Theater. In the fall of 2017 he moved to the Chicago to pursue his passions of film and comedy. When he is not out making people laugh you can find him dog walking. Matthew has a cockatoo named Ruffy who he loves dearly. Matthew enjoys playing sports, playing music and hopes to one one day have a sailboat. 

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andrew

Andrew was born and raised in Chicago, and just got back from a stint doing organic farming in Oregon.  He moved back because he missed the city, but also to pursue a career in film.  He has loved dogs and animals his entire life, and currently has an Akita at home.  When he's not working, Andrew enjoys all the arts, as well as cycling and music.

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Jenny

Jenny has been walking dogs for about 5 years. Jenny joined the Majestic Paws' team in November 2017. She lives in Wicker Park with her boyfriend Michael and their two furry sons, Phife (husky mis) and Nintendo (york chocolate kitty). Animals are her life whether it be with work or her own, and she wouldn't have it any other way!  When she is not with an animal she enjoys baking, gardening, and being crafty!                                                                                        

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ELTON

Elton is a motivated guy excited to get some exercise and spend time with  dogs! Most of his time is spent writing and performing his original music throughout the city. But Being a part of the Majestic Paws team, makes him feel closer to home, since he grew up with 2 dogs of his own. Elton is extra eager to start this new journey with you and your pups!

 

 

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LEslie

Leslie is a Chicago native and urban art enthusiast. She loves the outdoors and is a furry friend fanatic! Her favorite thing to do in her own down time are cooking, baking around our beautiful city with her friends. Leslie cannot wait to meet and care for your pets! :)

 

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ADAM

Adam was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He is currently a student at Loyola University majoring in Operations Management and minoring in Information Systems. Adam has a pup of his own, Jax a 7 month old Corgi. In addition to having Jax, he has a family golden retrieved named Honey; Honey is 12 years old. He loves dogs and always has since he was a little boy. Adam is happy to be working with Majestic Paws to deliver the best care for your animals! 

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Emily

Emily was born in Atlanta, raised in New York, and moved to Chicago in 2010 to pursue a career in the arts.  Emily has been an animal lover her entire life and currently has a Greyhound name Zippy along with 3 cats.  When she's not walking dogs, Emily loves making art and music.  She also studied and is interested in clinical herbalism.

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MARIA

Maria was born and raised in Chicago. She is a die-hard Cubs fan and enjoys watching baseball. Growing up Maria played all types of sports. You can run into her from time to time out in the field playing softball with her friends. Maria is currently majoring in early childhood education and is hoping to make a change in majors to pursue her dream career which is to one day become a veterinarian. 

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LEWIS

Lewis was born and raised in Pilsen and still lives there to this day.  He's been a pet lover his whole life but doesn't have one at the moment due to lease restrictions, so working for Majestic Paws allows him the animal interaction that he loves.  Growing up his family owned a Pitbill, a Golden Retriever, and a Pitbull.  When he's not walking dogs, Lewis enjoys making music and collecting records and books..  

LESLIE Leslie was born and raised in Chicago. He loves riding his bike around the city. When he is not spending time with animals he enjoys working on guitars and enjoys wood working. Leslie is currently in school and is pursuing a degree in Business. 

Leslie

Leslie was born and raised in Chicago. He loves riding his bike around the city. When he is not spending time with animals he enjoys working on guitars and enjoys wood working. Leslie is currently in school and is pursuing a degree in Business. 

Jaye Jaye was born and raised in the Twin Cities. Jaye moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College where she majors in Creative Writing. Jaye's goal is to become a published poet one day. In Jaye's free time she enjoys practicing ballet, traveling, cooking, writing and visiting the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Robert

Robert is an animal lover and has had a passion for the wild life ever since he can remember. Growing up he used to volunteer at a vet and assist in surgeries, boarding, grooming, and cleaning. Nothing makes him happier than walking pups, riding around the city and going to school for biology in order to one day become a vet himself.

 

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