Madeline D.


You'll find Madeline D. at: Park Ridge

Started at Prairie Path: March 2022

Why did you want to work with animals? I have 2 dogs of my own and just love spending time with animals! I’m attending college right now and really enjoy working with dogs so this is a perfect mix of stress-free and fun!

Did you grow up with pets or have pets of your own? Yes, my dad works works at cat shelters around Chicago so I fostered lots of dogs and cats growing up, as well as adopting a couple along the way! I have two pitbulls right now, Ozzy and Vinny, two cats, Relish and Amber, and three rats, Moss, Rose and Willow. While I love all of them dearly, I do love my pup Vinny more than anything, he is so sweet and funny.

Where did you grow up? Chicago

When you aren’t caring for pets, what can we find you doing? I am currently a student at UIC where I study Biology, but I also make jewelry and sew bags and other crafts! I love spending time with my family and pets more than anything.

What is a hidden talent of yours? My hidden talent would be that I can play multiple instruments. I play oboe, flute, classical guitar, and ukulele. Like dog walking, I find playing music to be a great stress free activity.