About the Owner

René grew up in the Midwest and has lived in Arizona for 20+ years. René is a Purdue graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management. She worked with Marriott Hotels for several years ensuring a memorable experience for hotel guests. Her parents were self-employed and taught her the work ethic involved in running a successful business. René always had pets while growing up in Indiana, trained & showed dogs in 4-H, and has participated in charity events for the animals including “Walk for the Animals” in Tempe. She is a member of the Humane Society, ASPCA and has donated funds to several animal organizations.

René has had a dream of opening a pet resort for over 20 years. Rene's dream has come true. Not only is HeartStrings a recognized establishment within the community, but we also partner with rescue organizations, helping pets find their forever homes. Heartstrings Pet Resort participates in several events throughout the year, helping to raise funds for animal rescue organizations and spread awareness of the need to adopt pets. René's passion for animals and their well-being is immeasurable. You can rest assured that your fur-babies are in good hands at HeartStrings Pet Resort.