Jackie has had a passion for dogs her entire life. She has volunteered at Great Plains SPCA and has also fostered pit bulls through Mid-American Bully Breed Rescue. She worked as a case manager in mental health for ten years but has moved on and decided to explore her passion for dogs in a professional environment.

Jackie has two dogs of her own, a 7-year-old Catahoula/Leopard dog mix named Grace and a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix named Alice. Jackie is a graduate of UMKC with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She grew up in Lake Lotawana and currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri.