Let's go meet them!

We insist on allocating a competently trained team member to each of our three play areas.
Get in touch with the team at Big Brown Paws today to see how we can help!

Alicia Davis

Owner/Manager/Team Leader and Senior Groomer

Hello, I am the captain of the team and have continued the fondness I have for my own canine “Obi” and invested it into this DayCare and Spa. I want to provide a facility that continues to enrich the lives of canine and owner.

I would describe myself as a Jack Russell as I’m fearless, energetic, always on the move and enthusiastic with everything I do.

  • Diploma in Small Business Management Level 5
  • Diploma in Project managing Level 5
  • Certificate in PetTech CPR,  First Aid & Care (Advance)
  • Member of the Association of The Pet Professionals Guild
  • Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers NZ (APDTNZ)
  • Member National Dog Groomers Association NZ
  • Certificate Animal Care and Canine Behaviour
  • Certificate in Professional Grooming
  • Certificate Professional Dog Walker Training
  • Certificate Canine Body Language

Julius Boyle

Canine Attendant/Dog Walker and Bus Driver

Hello Im 25 years old from Taupo. I have a passion for working with Canines and aiming to study and learn more.

I would describe myself as a Rough Collie as I’m abit intelligent, gentle and abit scruffy who loves to chase sheep.

  • Certificate in Pet First Aid (Advance) and CPR
  • Certificate Professional Dog Walker Training
  • Certificate Canine Body Language
  • BBPAWS Certificate of Canine Handling
  • BBPAWS Certificate of Bus Driving

Victoria Goodwin

Head Groomer/Grooming Manager/Assistant Canine Attendant

Hi I’m 22 years old from Te Puke. I have a special interest in horse riding and have just currently stopped competitive showjumping. I compete in agility with my dog Jasper, we really enjoy it. I’m currently BBPAWS Head groomer.

I would describe myself as a black Alsatian as I’m loving, loyal and I guard the things close to my heart. I’m also very beautiful

  • Certificate in Pet First Aid (Advance) and CPR
  • Certificate in Professional Grooming
  • Certificate of Canine Care
  • BBPAWS Certificate of Canine Handling
  • Level 4 Diploma in equine studies
  • Member National Dog Groomers Association NZ

 

Bella Parker

Assistant Manager/Canine Attendant/Dog Walker/Bus Driver

Hello I’m 26 years old from England.

I would describe myself as an English Corgi as Im short, my butt moves when I walk, I enjoy having tea with the Queen.

  • BBPAWS Certificate of Dog washing
  • BBPAWS Certificate of Canine Handling
  • Certificate in Pet First Aid (Advance) and CPR
  • Certificate Professional Dog Walker Training
  • Certificate Canine Body Language

 

Jemma Blom

Canine Attendant/Groomer/Bus Driver

Hello, Im 18 years old from Taupo. I have a passion for working with Canines and aiming to study and learn more.

I would describe myself as a young Staffordshire Terrier because I’m a very friendly, tenacious shortie who has a feisty nature

  • Certificate in Pet First Aid (Advance) and CPR
  • Certificate In How To Groom
  • Certificate Dog care and Grooming
  • Certificate Canine Body Language
  • Certificate Professional Dog Walker Training
  • BBPAWS Certificate of Canine Handling
  • Member National Dog Groomers Association NZ

Obi - Wan Kenobi

CEO/Customer Services Manager

Woof Im Obi and Im 7 Years old. Obi is Big Brown Paws CEO – Also acting Four legged Customer Services Manager. My job is to ensure all our four legged clients are having loads of fun. Tester of all dog treats and toys to make sure there of the highest quality.

  • Birchhill Brave & Dapper Obi Wan Kenobi
  • Certificate of Graduation Puppy Class (Taupo Canine Obedience Club)
  • Certificate of Graduation Canine Good Citizen (Taupo Canine Obedience Club)
  • Versatile Hunting Dog Test ASSN (NZ) Natural Ability Test – ODT Grade 3
  • Pointer & Setter Trial Novice and Rough shooters Trial Novice

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