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.
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.
Grace is from Beaufort, SC. She grew up on a farm and has always been around animals her whole life. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 2021. She initially started out on front desk and then became assistant manager in December of 2021. She is a huge Clemson fan and loves watching sports in her free time. She enjoys exploring the Charleston area in her free time.
Pet Sitting Manager
Casey joined Dog Tired in May of 2022 as our front desk receptionist. She had never worked with animals prior to coming to work here but has a lifelong love of all animals! When Casey is not at work she enjoys snuggling with her lovable pup, Bodhi, reading, going to the beach, fancy wine, and hanging out with her friends. She says that she has already learned so much about the pet care industry this year and she can’t wait to learn more!
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.
Lexi is from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. She moved to Charleston in July of 2020. She has two dogs named Hoss and Meeka and two cats named Ferg and Leo. She is currently a groomers apprentice at the Johns Island location and will be heading over to James Island in the future. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and making new memories.
Back Of House Lead
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.
Assistant Manager, Camp Road Location
Olivia has worked for Dog Tired since 2021 and is a Back of House Lead. She started working at Dog Tired because she adores dogs and wanted a fun working experience! She loves each and every dog that she has met so far, and she is so excited to meet more! She says that this job has taught her so much and she can’t wait to learn more.
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
Kaelah has lived in Charleston all her life and has been an employee at Dog Tired for over a year now. Kaelah loves working with animals and enjoys learning about all different dog breeds! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, family, and occasionally going 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.
Back of House Lead
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 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!
Virginia is an army brat that was raised in Germany. She joined the air force at 19 and served for 10 years. She has one son, Billy and two grandchildren Brooklynn and Quinn, who live in Massachusetts. She is semi-retired and loves working at Dog Tired.
Gabby joined the Dog Tired team in April of 2022 as a Pet Technician. She has since been promoted to a Back of House Lead. She loves to take beautiful pictures of all the dogs (check out our awesome Facebook albums with her fabulous photos)! Gabby spends most of her time with animals both inside and outside of work, especially her 6-month-old pittie puppy, Poppy! During her free time, she loves to take photos of gorgeous sky and ocean views. She has learned so much during her time at Dog Tired and is very excited to continue to do so!
Senior Pet Sitter
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
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!
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!
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.
Beth comes to us originally from Indiana and moved to Charleston, SC, in the summer of 2009. She has spent most of her life around and caring for all animals, big and small. She began her pet care career as a pet care specialist and then moved up to an animal behavioralist for serval years before trying her hand out at grooming, and now it is her passion! She loves making animals feel and look amazing. She has six fur babies: two dogs - Charley and Coco and four cats - Oreo, Hollie, Dingbat, and Mewtu. When she isn't in the shop making pups look fabulous, she likes spending time with friends and family making everlasting memories.