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About the Owner

René grew up in the Midwest and has lived in Arizona for 16 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. With the time and funds available, she hopes to make this dream a reality with the end result being not only the successful Luxury Pet Resort, but utilizing the profits from the pet resort to open and maintain an animal rescue organization for dogs and cats; and to be an avenue in assisting all types of animals find their safe destination or forever home. 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.