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Our Trained Cat Sitters and Doggie Care Experts Love Your Pets

At the Animal Inn of the Berkshires in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, we only hire people who are truly passionate about pets. Experienced cat sitters and seasoned doggie daycare workers team up with our pet groomers to ensure your animals are active, safe, and stress-free while in our care. Learn more about our staff who will love your furry family member while you're away.


Shannon is the owner of The Animal Inn of the Berkshires, and she has cared for pets and their families for over 16 years. She loves making owners feel comfortable when dropping off their animal family members for the first time. Making sure owners know their animals are well cared for and safe is a priority. In addition, she has veterinary assistant training and extensive experience caring for her own menagerie, including two St Bernards, a Chocolate Lab, and two cats.


Jane-Ann is the groomer at the Animal Inn and has over 30 years of experience in doggie daycare. She has a quiet, gentle demeanor that animals find reassuring. Her calm presence helps pets to relax and enjoy their time with her. She also has experience with training dogs for the deaf and has taught obedience classes. Jane-Ann has a degree in kennel management and has worked at our facility for more than 12 years. She has two Whippets, named Sierra and Layla. Together, they have earned numerous obedience titles and championships.

The Rest of Our Staff

• Jessica • Julianna • Nicki • Lexi • Nicole