Meet the Staff

The Randall’s

The Randall Family has owned Anchors Kennel for over 30 years.

Marilyn retired from the Federal Government and has been involved with the kennel since the beginning. She has been caring, breeding and showing AKC registered Boston Terriers for 40 years, active in specialty dog clubs, and the community. Ryan, having grown up in the kennel environment and gaining experience at other kennels, officially joined the family business in 2012.

The Anderson’s

Marilyn is certified through the IBPSA (International Boarding and Pet Services Association) as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and Canine and Feline Pet Care Specialist. She is certified through the American Red Cross in Canine and Feline First Aid. She is AKC S.A.F.E. groomer certified. She has completed over a dozen grooming certifications through Barkleigh Productions. She continues her education through Barkleigh Productions, IBPSA, The American Kennel Club and The Pet Guru College.

Prince graduated from Coppin State University with a degree in Biology, and worked in the medical field before starting at Anchors Kennel in 2019. He is a lifelong animal lover. Growing up Prince’s family always had German Shepherds. He is certified through the IBPSA as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and Canine and Feline Pet Care Specialist. He is certified through the Paragon Pet Grooming School as a Pet Bather and Pet Groomer. He has completed multiple certifications through Barkleigh. He continues his education through Berkleigh Productions, IBPSA, The American Kennel Club and The Pet Guru College.

The Anderson’s love to take their son, Prince and their German Shepherd, Dola on long walks around the nearby pastures together. They are best buds!

Michelle
Lead Kennel Technician and Grooming Technician

Michelle joined Anchors Kennel in 2010. She is our Lead Kennel Technician and also works alongside our Head Groomer as a Grooming Technician. She is certified through the IBPSA as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Specialist. She continues her education through Barkleigh Productions. She works one-on-one with your pets when they stay to board. She is an animal lover and is exactly the person you want to watch over your pets.

Karen
Master Groomer

Karen joined the Anchors family in 2022. She is certified through Penn Foster as a Master Groomer. With 35+ years of experience, Karen can create show-worthy looks for your pets. Once your pet hops on Karen’s grooming table, they’ll forever be one of her babies. She strives for her pets to be comfortable and happy while in her care. She is exactly the person you want to pamper your pet! She continues her education through Barkleigh Productions, The American Kennel Club and IBPSA.

Cheyenne
Front Desk Receptionist- Client Care Counselor

Cheyenne joined the Anchors family in 2022. Cheyenne is certified through the IBPSA as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and Canine and Feline Pet Care Specialist. She is currently studying at Unity College majoring in Animal Science and Health and. She is also taking classes in the Pet Gurus College and Barkleigh Productions to further her education. She has a Dutch Shepherd named Gizmo and two Domestic Shorthaired cats named Izzy and Pippin. She loves going on long walks on trails with her pup Gizmo.

Isaiah
Kennel Technician

Isaiah joined the Anchors family in 2020. Isaiah is becoming certified through the IBPSA as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and Pet Care Specialist. He works one-on-one with your pets when they stay to board. He loves playtimes and afternoon walks with the pets staying with us. Isaiah is an animal lover and is exactly the person you want to watch over your pets.

Brittany
Operations Manager

Brittany joined the Anchors family in 2022. She graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Criminology and Investigations. Cheyenne is certified through the IBPSA as a Canine and Feline Pet Care Provider and Canine and Feline Pet Care Specialist. She continues her education through Barkleigh Productions, The American Kennel Club and IBPSA. She works one-on-one with your pets when they stay to board. Her family owns a veterinary practice in Virginia, which is where she first started working with animals. She has two Pitbull Terriers named Rocko and Ravioli who are the two best cuddlers around.