Our caring, friendly and fun staff is here to provide the best “home away from home” resort experience for your best friend!

Tori Mau

Resort Business Manager

Tori is a Cal Poly Alum with a background in geography, environmental science, and anthropology. Her love and true appreciation of dogs has been lifelong and began with her family pet and best friend, a yellow lab named Toby. Her passion and understanding for the human-canine bond has grown since becoming a part of the Thousand Hills family.

 

One of her favorite things while working is watching people and their dogs and cats reunite after the pets' stay. Tori is grateful to be a part of Son Care Foundation and to be able to represent Thousand Hills Pet Resort and our mission to provide caring, friendly, and fun care for each pet as if they were our own.

Evelyn Castillo is originally from San Diego, California but recently moved up to San Luis Obispo to pursue her educational goals.

Evelyn is extremely passionate about dogs and other pets, and loves being a part of the Thousand Hills Pet Resort team.

 

As the new Operations Manager, Evelyn's favorite thing is being able to interact with many different dogs as well as encouraging them to play and have fun. Evelyn takes pride in bonding with each dog to make sure that they feel at home when they board at Thousand Hills.

Evelyn Castillo-Lopez

Resort Operations Manager

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Paige Knickerbocker

Lead Resort Host

Paige is currently an Animal Science major at Cal Poly SLO. She has always had a passion for animals and gets to pursue her passion with the furry guests of THPR!

Isabel Seuberling

Lead Resort Host

Isabel an Animal Science major at Cal Poly who loves spending time with her pupper and trying her hand at photography. She also enjoys seeing new customers and their dogs become a part of the THPR family.

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Kim Beiler

Lead Resort Host

Kim is a veterinary technician student who loves spending time with all the animals at THPR along with her own dog and cats. In her free time, she is either dancing or petting puppers. 

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Marlon Gonzalez

Office Receptionist

Marlon is a Cal Poly alum with a background in Sociology and a love for dogs. He volunteer puppy-parented Josie, a New Life K9s service dog. Marlon also has a love for French Bulldogs and Pugs, or any cute and smushy-faced pup! In his free time, Marlon loves working out in the great outdoors. 

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Sophia Lorenzo

Dog Bather

Sophia is known as Sophie by her friends and she has two dogs and a bird. She used to have two rats and would have an "aviary of rats" if she could. She also likes to draw, play the piano, and also crochet -- let her know if you need a potholder! 

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Melissa Munoz

Resort Host

Melissa has volunteered with various rescue organizations throughout the Central Coast, fostering and rehoming neglected animals. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys feeding stray cats and songwriting. 

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Makaylah Niederriter

Resort Host

Makaylah is a student at Cal Poly majoring in Animal Science with a love for all animals. She grew up surrounded by animals and is so glad to be a part of caring for all the furry friends at THPR!

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Gennesee Garcia

Resort Host

Gen is a Cal Poly alum with a background in marine sciences. She grew up always having dogs in her home and really enjoys getting to work and play with all the animals at Thousand Hills!

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Jake Riggs

Resort Host

Jake is a Philosophy major at Cal Poly who recently trained a service animal for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Jake now has a career change dog from Guide Dogs named Galveston. Jake also enjoys playing the guitar, and loves socializing with the pups at Thousand Hills.

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Derrick Unger

Lead Resort Host

Derrick is an Aerospace Engineering student at Cal Poly. While planes and pups don't really match, Derrick loves to take care of THPR's furry friends and plans to have many of his own one day!

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Clare Favro

Lead Resort Host

Clare is a student at Cal Poly majoring in Biological Sciences. She has trained service dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind and worked at an animal shelter. Her favorite part of working at Thousand Hills is working with people who love their dogs as much as she does!

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Andrew Gregg

Lead Resort Host

Andrew is a Cuesta student studying Political Science and Journalism. He has always loves dogs, and enjoys spending time with and caring for THPR's guests!

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Jenna Reimer

Office Receptionist

Jenna is a student at Cal Poly majoring in animal science.  She is also the club leader for Guide Dogs for the Blind at Cal Poly, helping members raise their puppies while raising puppies herself, too!  Her current puppy in training, Prosper, loves to hang out in the office. Jenna’s pet dog, Moose, enjoys playing with the other dogs at THPR!  Her favorite part of working for THPR is seeing the smiles on the faces of the owners when they come to reunite with their pups (or kitties of course).

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We're Hiring!

Resort Host

Apply online or in our office for our resort host position!

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Eric Small

Resort Host

Eric is currently studying to receive his EMT license and is a Rookie Paid Call Firefighter. He has worked as a veterinary assistant before moving to SLO. He has had many breeds of dogs, from Dachshunds to Rottweilers and loves them all! He looks forward to meeting all of the pets and owners that have yet to come to THPR!

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Hannah Stein

Resort Host

Hannah is currently a business marketing and theatre major at Cal Poly. She previously was a dog handler for obedience competitions and worked at a pet store. Hannah loves building special bonds with all the amazing dogs and cats that join the THPR family! 

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Lilly Okada

Resort Host

Lilly is a Cal Poly student majoring in animal science whose best friend is her three-legged dog named Bax. Nothing makes her day brighter than spending time with the puppers and kitties that come to THPR!

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Jennifer Alaniz

Resort Host

Jennifer is a 2nd year Dairy Science major at Cal Poly. During her spare time, she enjoys going on trail rides and hanging out with her pup. She's looking forward to meeting all the furry friends that come to THPR!

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Sarah Wingerden

Lead Resort Host

Sarah is a first year Animal Science major at Cal Poly. Sarah is also a volunteer puppy parent to Dante, a golden retriever pup, with New Life K9s. Her favorite thing about THPR is loving on all the dogs and cats that come here!

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Chaise Laffoon

Lead Resort Host

Chaise is a fourth year animal science major at Cal Poly. Her passion for animals runs deep and she plans to further her education and focus on endangered species and conservation in the near future.

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Dallin Ellis

Office Receptionist

Dallin is in adventure seeker! Whether he is diving out of a plane or under a boat, he is ready to go. He loves to travel and explore new places! He also can't wait to adopt a furry friend of his own soon! 

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We're Hiring!

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Apply Online Today!

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Molly Williams

Resort Host

Molly grew up in the Bay Area and has a degree in Psychology and Recreation Administration. She is a true pizza enthusiast and when she's not working in our Daycare facility, Molly enjoys hiking with her husky, Cooper.

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Faisl Alabdali

Resort Host

About Faisl Coming Soon!

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Giselle Sosa

Resort Host

Giselle is a student at Cuesta majoring in Small Business. She has always had a dog around in her life and always enjoys spending time with and getting to know the dogs at THPR!

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Luis Venegas

Resort Host

Luis is an eager learner and experiencer of life. He loves getting hugs from dogs and some cats. He loves the joy and peace that comes with a smiling dog's face.

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Eva Bagnall

Resort Host

Eva moved to California from Indiana when she was six and is finishing her senior year of high school. She plants on majoring in Animal Science at Cuesta. She has always had a passion of caring for animals of all species, especially dogs and cats! 

Thousand Hills Pet Resort

805-596-0112

 

173 Buckley Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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