Talia Gomez of Central Pet Amado

Talia Gomez

Talia was born and raised in Tucson, then became a part of the Central Pet Team in 2017. In 2018, she earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Care, Health and Society with a minor in Communications from the University of Arizona. She prides herself in having learned from a very young age that dogs aren’t…

Angela C.

ANGELA COCKBURN Professional Groomer  I am an animal lover who made that a life passion.  My world revolves around the love and care of animals.  I groom, train, show, compete in performance events, and perform massage and calming techniques.  I have a long history working in professional kennels, veterinary hospitals and private shops, with show…

Patty G.

PATRICIA GUTIERREZ General Manager – Play/ Professional Groomer I’m always working towards learning new things and currently have an Associates degree in Business and a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. I joined the Central Pet family in 2015 as a kennel technician before becoming a groomer. I have multiple dogs…

Ashley R.

ASHLEY RICHARDSON Certified Professional Groomer/Instructor Animals have always been my biggest passion in life, and grooming is a great artistic outlet for me. I started working in groom shops as a bather at 16, and by 18 I was a certified dog and cat groomer. Central pet is my 4th grooming home, and I’m ecstatic…

Richard Pugner

Richard comes from Connecticut and joined the Central Pet family back in 2010.  After working at our Amado location, he assisted in the opening of the Tucson location before leaving us to pursue a degree at Pima Community College.  Richard went on to graduate and become a Veterinary Technician and rejoined the Central Pet family…

Brittany Mann

Brittany is an Arizona native, originally from Chandler, who moved to Tucson and began working with animals over a decade ago.  While Doggy Daycare was her fist love, she has extensive knowledge on all areas of our operations.  She also attended the University of Arizona and in 2012 she earned a bachelor’s degree in natural…