Our Staff

Here’s the Rexpointe Kennels Team!

Michael Smiler - Vice President
Mike has worked with and enjoyed animals from an early age. He grew up working here at Rexpointe for his grandparents, and also worked at his father's veterinary hospital. He spent most summers working with horses at a guest ranch in Arizona. After graduating college in Nevada in 2000, Mike moved back to manage Rexpointe full time. He most enjoys meeting all the interesting clients, both human and canine/feline. In his spare time, Mike enjoys living and working on his ranch, and competing in cowboy mounted shooting. An animal lover at heart, he has 4 dogs, 5 cats, and 7 horses.
Tammy Collins - Manager
Tammy started managing Rexpointe in 2001. She has worked in the industry since 1990. She has a special talent for learning and accommodating our guest's individual needs. In her free time,Tammy enjoys time with her son, Riley, and her 3 Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Avery, Tiki, and Delaney.
Michelle - Groomer
Michelle has had a passion to work with dogs since an early age. She began walking, bathing, and pet sitting for dogs in the neighborhood at age 11. She has been bathing dogs at Rexpointe since October of 2013. She especially loves working with larger breeds and puppies. She currently has Delilah, a golden retriever, and Max, a Saint Bernard at home.
Lauri - Groomer
Laurie has been grooming dogs for 30 years and has been at Rexpointe since 1989. She loves grooming all breeds of dogs including rare breeds. She specializes in scissor trims. In her free time, Laurie enjoys competing in agility with her Dachshunds and Berger Picard.
Joanne - Groomer
Joanne started grooming dogs here at Rexpointe in 2006. Although she enjoys grooming all breeds, her favorites are Golden Retrievers and Bichon Frises. She also has a fondness for elderly dogs. At home, Joanne lives happily with her husband, two Golden Retrievers, and a calico cat. In her free time, she enjoys biking, kayaking, reading, and bird watching.
Karen -
Karen has been grooming dogs since 1969, and joined the staff at Rexpointe in 1994. She prefers to groom small dogs and especially loves working with puppies and terrier breeds. At home she enjoys life on the farm with her Rottweiler; Nessa and Quarter Horses.
Renee -
Renee has been grooming dogs for 11 years. She enjoys grooming all breeds large and small. At home Renee spends her time playing with and caring for her newborn son. She also enjoys her two pet turtles.


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