Welcome PAWZ Dog Services to the Neighborhood. PAWZ has leased the facility at 410 W. Blount Avenue, has begun renovations and plan to move in late March or early April.
They are a licensed and insured Doggie Daycare, Boarding & Training facility locally owned and operated in Knoxville, TN. PAWZ provides a variety of services tailored to fit your dogs needs including grooming, training, house sitting and nail trimming, just to name a few items.
Owned and operated by South Knoxville’s own Jenn McKinney and Anthony Hilliard.
Jenn was born and raised in South Knoxville and is excited to be caring for the pets in her community. Her two Great Danes, Marley and Gruff love their little terrier brother named Frankie. Being the ultimate dog mom, she opened PAWZ Dog Services in 2017 while working as a Veterinary Assistant, and attending college. Soon after she realized how much more she wanted to offer her pups and began planning the big step of moving to a facility. She graduated from Pellissippi State Community College with an Associates of Science in Marketing. She is Pet CPR & First-Aid certified, a certified Pet Care Specialist through the IBPSA, as well as Certified Professional Animal Care Provider through the PACC. She is a member of Pet Sitters International, NAPPS, and the IBPSA.
Anthony is originally from Lakeland, FL where he had a brief career with Animal Control. After moving to Knoxville and opening a golf cart shop he realized he had one true love…Dogs.He has one dog of his own, a nine year old German Shepard named Ziggy, but he would own one of everything if you could. Especially goats. He is a recent graduate from the Animal Behavior Institute where he studied Canine Behavior and Nutrition. He is a Certified Canine Training and Behavior Specialist. Anthony specializes in group play and loves to play with the dogs in the yard.