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The Team

Our amazing staff members at the center


Jason Chavez

General Manager

Jason is the founding employee of North Star Animal Center and joined the organization in 2019. He is our "Go to Guy" and is committed to serving the needs of our clients and staff. Jason has two senior cats: Simon & Lulu (both 14 years old) and an AKC Certified Golden Retriever, Simcha, who is 1 1/2 years old. Jason cares deeply for our pet guests and their family.

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Karen Pearce

Dog Trainer

Karen is our Lead Trainer here at North Star Animal Center. Over 20 years of experience have made her an excellent source of leadership and fun for our pets. She is a fantastic teacher and can help your dog with anything from 'sit' and 'stay' to more significant behavioral problems that may arise.

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