Dog Tired

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Meet the Staff

Gray and her team are proudly leading the way towards a higher standard in the pet care industry. Dog Tired is the first to offer Doggie Daycare 2.0 in Charleston, SC, which focuses on dog enrichment and individualized care. Dog Tired’s goal is for every dog to leaves their center behaviorally and emotionally better than when they arrived. Dog Tired has been nominated as a Charter Member of the Dog Gurus, an industry leader in training and safety for off leash dog play.

Dog Tired has the best trained staff in the Charleston area. They continually strive to meet the rigorous standards set by The Dog Gurus, IBPSA (International Boarding & Pet Services), and the PACCC (Professional Animal Care Council Certification).

Additionally, all staff members undergo an extensive 16 week training course on dog body language with workbooks and testing provided by The Dog Gurus. For more information on the Dog Gurus and our Safety Pledge, please visit All staff are or will become, Certified in Emergency Care for dogs and cats.





Pet Sitting Operations, CPACMKate has been with Dog Tired for over 4 years. She is originally from Long Island, New York. She moved south to attend the College of Charleston and  has lived in Charleston ever since, making Johns Island her new home. Her furbabies include a pit mix Quincy, a 3-legged hound Shelby, and two black cats Figaro & Oliver. Besides dedicating her time to Dog Tired, Kate spends her time watching her children play sports and is also very active in the local high school booster club In her free time she enjoys USC football games, boating, fishing and most outdoor activities. Kate is also certified by the American Red Cross in Dog and Cat Emergency Care.


GroomerMichelle is originally from Austintown, Ohio. She moved to South Carolina in high school. She received her Associate of Science Degree from Trident Technical School. Michelle now lives in Goose Creek with her husband and four children. After working in the school district for several years, she became a stay at home mom for her four children. Now that the children are growing, Michelle enjoys indulging in her passion for animals by serving as a groomer at Dog Tired Services. She loves working with the dogs and enjoys working alongside like-minded animal lovers. She has been with Dog Tired since the winter of 2013.



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