Meet Our Team

Paws N rec Owners

Taylor & Mike

Taylor and Mike are the owners and operators of Paws ‘n’ Rec. They were roommates while Mike was running another dog daycare, and dreamed for years of owning a business together. They took over Paws ‘n’ Rec in 2020, and love serving the pups of Tampa Bay.

Soly Dog Groomer


Soly loves spending time at the gym doing powerlifting and reaching new PRs. She has a mini pittie named Minnie who looks paw-sitively gorgeous in her dresses! She also has a Lab Corgi mix named Mickey.

Taylor Dog Groomer


Taylor is an avid lover of pitbulls – he has 3 of his own! He also loves spending his free time hanging out on the water going surfing or wakeboarding.

Carlos Dog Groomer


Carlos has two pups, Remi and Pippin, who paw-sitively love coming to PNR! Carlos loves camping and going on walks on the nature trails with his furry family members.

Nikki dog groomer


Nikki loves playing with her 3 American Bullies and her shorty bull! She also enjoys spending time outside, whether it’s hiking, boating, or fishing.

Ashley Dog Groomer


Ashley has a 6 year old pittie named Toby. She’s always had a passion for working with dogs. One of her favorite things to do is take her dog to the beach and enjoy nature!

Veronica Dog Groomer


When Veronica was younger, she had all the dog breeds memorized and always worked with dogs! She loves art and spends most of her time drawing. She also has a leopard gecko named Squirt!

Stacy Dog Groomer


Stacy loves going on long walks with her little pups, Porsche and Flavio. When she isn’t taking her cuties on their frolics, you can find her swimming with them on her boat!

Madison Dog Groomer


Madison loves hanging out with her best friend, her pittie named Apollo, and playing her guitar! She also loves musical theater, reading and a good cup of tea.

Monica Dog Groomer


Monica’s favorite pastime is snuggling her adorable pup, Apollo, and hanging out with our Adventurers! She also loves spending time in the sun topping up her tan.

Kirsten Dog Groomer


Kirsten has a passion not only for dogs but all animals! She is the loving owner of two cats and a bulldog. She also loves to rollerblade on her time off!

Imi Dog Groomer


Imogen loves riding horses as well as sharing her life with her crazy cat, Mango! She’s a student at HCC who is studying Business, as well as finding the extra time to workout and adventure on at PNR!

Jon Dog Groomer


Jon grew up with dogs and absolutely loves them – he has two girls of his own at home. Outside of work, he loves to cook and bake as a fun, creative outlet that others can enjoy, which he says is the best part!

deli & maria Dog Groomer

Delio & Maria

Delio and Maria are an integral part of our PNR Squad. They ensure our Lemon St. facility is always in tip-top shape and that our Adventurers are comfortable. They take any chance they can to feed our staff and are everyone’s grandparents! Immigrating from Cuba, they are incredibly hard working and show us all the true meaning of perseverance. They also have an adorable granddaughter that they love taking around Tampa to explore with!