Meet Our ELITE, One Of A Kind Staff!

Pleased to introduce our medically trained, diverse, experienced & compassionate pet care specialists!

Our knoweledge, dedication, & true passion for animals is what sets Safe Haven Advocate apart from the rest! 
Each of our staff members are trained in Medical & Emergency Management & are Animal First Aid & CPR Certified.
We are also a Fear Free Certified Business. (What is this?)






Interested in setting up a meet and greet?
We would love to have the opportunity to get to know your pet more and learn about your pet care wants and needs!
Please contact us for more information. We look forward to meeting you and bonding with your furry friends!

CARRIE

Owner, CEO
Professional Pet Care Specialist
Day Practice & Emergency Vet Tech
Professional Pet Photographer
Certified Pet Tech Emergency Care Instructor 

 
ANDREA

Client Care & Communications Specialist
Executive Assistant
Professional Pet Care Specialist


 

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Caring for both humans and pets alike, has been Carrie's passion throughout much of her childhood and her entire career. She has worked within the Veterinary field for over fourteen years in both day practice and animal ER.
She also attended schooling to become an Illinois and Nationally licensed Emergency Medical Technician with a collegiate certificate in Paramedicine.  She has a wide range of experience and a knowledge base that has been an asset to her staff and clients, alike.
   Carrie has experience with dogs, cats, horses, small mammals, and exotics of an abundance of breeds and behaviors. Although she adores caring for all - big and small, in order to provide the utmost standard of care of our clients, Carrie specializes in the care of our Special needs, Medical and Behavioral clients.

   Carrie is blessed with three rescue pups of her own; Ruby Lynn
(Schnorkie), Shelby Lee (Schnoodle) & Rainey Mae (Italian Greyhound/ Chihuahua mix), who are HER WORLDEach of her babies came to her with crucial circumstances that she was more than happy and blessed to facilitate.

   Carrie serves a large rescue base, volunteering her extra time and heart as a sponsor, pet partner, and photographer to animals in need.  She is a member of an organization called HeartsSpeak, where she donates much her free time photographing rescue animals Pro-bono to help get them adopted. 
She absolutely LOVES animal photography and being able to capture an animal's personality on film. She believes that every pet deserves to be a celebrity, and treats each and every one as if they were her own.
   Carrie has had the honor of being chosen as PSI's top international pet care award finalist for two years in a row - one of the highest honors in the pet care industry. She has set the standard of care extremely high and expects nothing less from her staff. This is not just her business, it is her life passion.




 

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ISABELLA
Professional Pet Care Specialist
Equine Care Specialist



 
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Isabella’s passion for animals began at four years old when she got her first chihuahua, Maximus. She has since, opened her home to four small breed dogs, two of which had special needs that required extra love, care and specialized attention. 
Aside from owning dogs throughout her life, Isabella also grew up as an avid equestrian. She spent every summer growing up in Iceland at her Aunt’s farm, riding horses through mountains and black sand beaches. Her love for horses continued to grow as she did weekly lessons, dressage training and worked as a stable hand. Isabella also worked as a freelance photographer for three years and has knowledge in taking the best pictures of your pets.
Through her gained first-hand experience, she has become a vivacious pet care specialist. Isabella has specialized in dog & cat sitting, as well as overnight stays for an abundance of breeds.
With her bubbly spirit, love for animals and passion for the best care for your furry loved ones, she makes a great addition to our team. Isabella ensures your pets are always in the best hands!