Leanne Kenworthy

(Director, Senior Day Care Supervisor)

Leanne originally worked in the children’s services industry overseas and in Australia for sixteen years. She decided to take the wonderful opportunity of owning and managing K9to5 in 2009. Being a lifelong animal lover she was able to fulfil her dream of working with dogs every day. Leanne is assisted by a dedicated and experienced team of professionals. As of late 2015, Leanne decided to become part-time at K9to5 now that she is full-time mum to twin boys, Noah and Oliver, and doggy mum to furbaby Bonnie.


Holly Jenner

(Manager, Senior Day Care Supervisor) Holly J. is currently on Maternity Leave.

Holly is the Manager at K9to5 and has been working with us since the beginning of 2010. A love of animals diverted Holly from a role in the corporate world to pursue her interests and a career in the animal industry. She has since gained experience working in the Mobile Dog Grooming Industry, commenced Companion Animal Studies, has completed a Pet First Aid course at Challenger TAFE and has also done volunteer work with the RSPCA. Holly has two beautiful dogs of her own; Buffy the Alaskan Malamute, Princess the Chihuahua and a Ragdoll Cat named Isla.


Mica Soltysik


Mica joined the K9to5 team in February 2017 as Manager whilst Holly is off on maternity leave. Originally from England, Mica has worked the last ten years managing teams in Recruitment in Melbourne and Perth, but her huge love for dogs brought her to the K9to5 family! Joined by her partner in crime, Max the Moodle, Mica loves all the different breeds in all shapes and sizes, and their lovely owners.

Julie Fisher

Julie Fisher


Julie joined the K9to5 team in December 2017! She has extensive knowledge of grooming having groomed dogs for the last 9 years. Julie qualified at Challenger TAFE in 2009 and has had a passion for grooming ever since. Julie has a 10 year old Spoodle called Millie who is often seen having a ball out in daycare!


Lena Nestroy


Lena started working for K9to5 in February 2017 as a groomer and enjoys every minute of it. She moved to Australia in 2013 from Germany and has followed her passion to work in the animal industry and has undergone a grooming course. Lena has also completed the Certificate IV in veterinary nursing as she loves to learn even more about our four legged friends. At home she has two Rottweilers that keep her on her toes as well as one horse that completes her furry family. 


Juliet Sputore

(Senior Day Care Supervisor)

Juliet started at K9to5 in January 2015. Born in Perth, she lives with her three year old Maltese cross, Romeo, a popular boy amongst the dogs at day care! Her practical exposure to the dogs at K9to5, as well as many years working with horses, has inspired Juliet to travel down the vet nursing path. Her favourite aspects of working at K9to5 include learning about dog behaviour, the individuality of different breeds, and lending a hand in the grooming room. Juliet is passionate about making each dog's day care experience fun, positive, and rewarding.

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Lilly Stone

 (Day Care Supervisor)

Originally from Perth, Lilly lives at home with her three cats Marven, Greg and Bruce, her rabbit Stew and  her gorgeous furball Buddy the Blue Heeler!  Lilly has worked with animals since a young age, volunteering at farms and horse-riding schools.  Lilly's passion and love for animals brought her to the K9to5 team in August 2017 as a Junior Dog Washer and Daycare Supervisor.



Ollie Malone

(Day Care Supervisor)

Ollie has been a part of the K9to5 team since November of 2017. Ollie lives with his 1 year old Kelpie X Border Collie Benji who had been a regular at the K9to5 Daycare for quite a while now. Ollie loves animals of all shapes and sizes and believes he is living the dream by being able to work with these balls of fur. When he's not at work Ollie spends most of his time at the dog beach splashing around in water with his energetic kelpie.


Maddi Pitcher

(Day Care Supervisor)

Maddi joined the K9to5 family in July 2017. Born and raised in Perth, Maddi is a local West Aussie. Maddi is very familiar with working dog breeds having grown up with a Blue Heeler and Border collie. She is mum to her fur baby, Tank, who is a Staffy cross. Maddi is eager to learn all that she can about dog behaviour whilst benefitting from all the cuddles at day care!



Alyssa Arathoon

(Day Care Supervisor)

Alyssa joined the K9to5 team in January 2018. She lives at home with her two Labrador x Golden Retrievers Bella and Lucy. Alyssa has loved animals from a young age and enjoys looking after and riding her horses, Percy and Louie. She is keen to learn as much as she can about dogs and their behaviour whilst looking after all the lovely dogs who attend daycare at K9to5.



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