Meet Our Team
Gray Moore and her highly trained team are proudly leading the way towards a higher standard in the pet care industry. They continually strive to meet the rigorous standards set by leading organizations in the industry including The Dog Gurus, IBPSA, and the PACCC. All staff members undergo an extensive 16-week training course on dog body language provided by The Dog Gurus. In addition, all staff are or will become, certified in emergency care for dogs and cats.
Gray Moore is President and Founder of Dog Tired Pet Services and also one of the first Certified Professional Animal Care Managers (CPACM). She has lived in the Charleston SC area for over 14 years. Her entire life has revolved around animals. She has an extensive list of volunteer positions helping animals including President of the 4-H Club, volunteering at a zoo, caring for orphaned and injured wildlife, training thoroughbred horses, breeding and showing Jack Russell Terriers, and volunteering for animal shelters. She currently has a cattle dog mix, Tilly Munster, a snowshoe Siamese cat, Folly, and a fish tank full of angel fish.
Pet Sitting Manager
Ashley has worked in all aspects of the Dog Tired business and has moved up from pet tech, to assistant manager, and now is the Pet-Sitting Manager. Ashley has a lifelong passion for French bulldogs and looks forward to the day when she can have another one! When she’s not loving on all the little pups at Dog Tired, she likes to read and cook (with a glass of wine, naturally)! We love having Ashley a part of the Dog Tired Team!
General Manager, River Road Location
Jesse moved from Ohio to Charleston at a young age and grew up in Mount Pleasant. She has been working with dogs and cats for over ten years in the Veterinary Medical field as an Emergency Veterinary Technician as well as a General Practice Technician. She enjoys spending time with her two dogs Charlie and Guinness and her three cats Ellie, Opal, and Hurley. When she's not working, Jesse enjoys antiquing with her wife and enjoying the outdoors.
General Manager, Camp Road Location
Mary Ann moved to Charleston from Atlanta, GA in 2016. Her background in animal care began in Wildlife Biology and aquatic animal husbandry. She has cared for all types of precious critters ranging from dogs and mice to fish and turtles- she is truly passionate about every living animal! When she is not working, she loves to spend time looking for shark teeth on the beach, fishing, cooking with her family, or curling up with her Japanese Chin, Orion, and reading a book.
Hunter recently relocated from Greenville, South Carolina to Charleston. He has been working with animals his entire life. He grew up competing in equestrian sports and has always had a strong connection to animals. He started his career in the pet industry in 2018 working his way up from kennel attendant to facility manager. He enjoys spending his free time with his dog Otto. He enjoys competing in multiple dog sports, hiking and running with Otto. When he's not working he enjoys spending time outside and checking out local breweries with his husband.
Michelle is originally from Austintown, OH. She moved to SC in high school. She received her Associate of Science Degree from Trident Technical School. Michelle 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 as a groomer at Dog Tired. Since 2013, she has loved working with the dogs and alongside like-minded animal lovers at Dog Tired.
Stephanie is originally from Los Angeles, CA, but moved to Charleston, SC in middle school. Her lifelong passion for animals has led her to work in many different parts of the dog care field, and she loves all of the pups she meets. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, and playing video games.
Front Desk / Pet Tech
Baylee joined the Dog-Tired Team in February of 2021,and works at our James Island location. Currently, she attends Trident Tech and is studying to be a Vet Tech and hopes to work her way into being a veterinarian. Her goals include opening her own vet clinic and rescue center all in one. In her free time, she enjoys gaming, drawing, and painting. Working with animals all her life, Baylee grew up with all kinds of dogs, cats along the way and she especially loved her bearded dragon. Currently she owns a 4 month rescue named Pogue.
Dog Trainer / Back of House Lead
Griffin has been working at Dog Tired for over a year. Since starting, he has worked as a Pet Tech, Back of House Lead, Enrichment Specialist, and is currently the Dog Trainer at John's Island. In his spare time, Griffin enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee and games with his friends. He hopes to be an accomplished trainer in his profession and with his own dog.
Back of House Lead
Anna is one of our Back of House Leads. She has been with Dog Tired since September 2020 and could not love it more! Anna is from New Hampshire originally, but has lived in Maine and Florida as well. She moved to Charleston in 2007 for work and to be around her family. When she’s not hanging out with our Dog Tired dogs, Anna enjoys bead-weaving and photography. She has one dog at home named Madigan. Anna loves getting to know our clients and their furbabies, so please feel free to introduce yourself!
Back of House Lead
Originally from Clemson, SC, Bri has been living in the Charleston area since 2009. Bri has always had a passion for animals and knew she wanted a job where she could spend her days making other peoples pups happy! Bri joined the Dog Tired team in 2021 and is know our Back of the House Lead. In her free time she loves spending time with her pups, family and friends, and going on road trips!
Back of House Lead
As a native Charleston, Kaelah loves working with animals and enjoys learning about all dog breeds. In her free time, she spends her time with friends, family, and taking her pups, King, Canella and Diamond, to the dog park.
Back of House Lead
Trinity is originally from Tallahassee, FL, but moved to SC as a child. She has always been passionate about loving and helping animals, and has been working with dogs for almost a year. She loves all breeds from Chihuahuas to Great Danes. Her dream is to study veterinary careers in college and to one day open an animal rescue/rehabilitation center with her father. Trinity enjoys spending cuddle time at home with her Pitbull Bear and her cat Bynx.
Senior Pet Tech
Matthew joined the team in 2020. Matthew is originally from Summit, NJ but moved to Charleston when his parents retired. Matthew enjoys reading and gaming in his free time. He feels passionate about interacting with dogs in pet care and worked at another pet care establishment for four and a half years. Matthew is committed to providing professional quality individualized pet care to all of the pets of Dog Tired. If you ever see Matthew around, please don’t hesitate to reach out to introduce yourself to him, as he loves getting to know the Dog Tired family!
Halle is a native of James Island, SC. She began working here right after graduating high school in 2021 and is here to learn more about the veterinary field. She loves hanging out with all the dogs and taking fun pictures for the clients to see. When she’s not working, she’s spending time with her dog, Ava, and three guinea pigs; Pedro, Clarke, and Oreo. She hopes to move to New Orleans to attend Loyola University for Veterinary Medicine in a few years.
Senior Pet Sitter
Have you met Mike, one of our pet sitters? Mike moved to Charleston in 1996 to attend The Citadel. After graduating, he took a job with the Mt. Pleasant Police Department. Mike and his wife welcomed triplet daughters in 2007. In his very limited spare time, Mike enjoys metal detecting, duck hunting, camping & hiking and listening to podcasts. Your pet is in great hands with Mike!
Senior Pet Sitter
Welcome one of our newest Dog Tired Team Member, Candace! She received her Bachelors of Science from The College of Charleston and her Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina. She does it all and works part time with Dog Tired as a walker, pet sitter, and wedding nanny. She has two adopted fur babies of her own that keep her company. We love having Candace a part of the Dog Tired Team!
Allyson joined the dog tired team in 2017. You may know her from the Johns island location working as a pet tech and assistant manager. She took a hiautus from Dog Tired to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, where she has been working for the last 3 years. She couldn’t stay away from our wonderful clients and re-joined the pet sitting team. When Allyson isn’t working, she is spending time with her son and 5 dogs, reading, cooking or catching up on the latest true crime series
Meet Aretha, a lady who loves her job! When Aretha isn't taking care and having fun with her senior citizen doggie; she's taking care of your precious fur babies. She has pet sat for cats, dogs, snakes, and guinea pigs thus far and can't wait to pet sit some chickens and horses! In her spare time she spends time with her mom and happily plans her wedding with her fiancé.
Jim is a former paramedic. He joined Dog Tired in 2021 and absolutely loves playing with each and every dog here! When he's not loving on all of the pups, he enjoys science fiction, history, movies, and football.
Have you met Savanna? Originally from Dover, DE, Savanna moved to Charleston at a pretty young age. She enjoys spending time with her dog Aurora, and two cats, Red and Nimbus. Aside from getting to love on all of my pets at home and all of your pets at Dog Tired, she also works at a vet clinic. She spends her free time loving on all of the animals she can and gardening!
Meet Janet, born and raised on James island. Starting in 2004, Janet worked as a kennel tech at Francis R. Willis, SPCA in Summerville, SC. Janet's dedication and passion to animals, she became the Adoption Director and then Shelter Manager. Pet CPR certified with several other certificates, Janet has learned a lot about animal behavior and grooming related issues. She loves her 3 ex-Show Pomeranians rescues, John-John, David and Rufus. With a joy for life, Janet cares for your animals as if they were her own with patience, understanding and love.