Meet Our Team

Anjanette Cabeza, DVM

Born and raised in Panama, Dr. Anjanette Cabeza began working in the veterinary field at the age of 12 as a volunteer at a U.S. military clinic in Corozal, Panama. She later moved to the U.S. to attend Colorado State University to complete her undergraduate studies. She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 with the Upjohn Award of Proficiency in small animal medicine.  Dr. Cabeza has 20 years of experience in small animal medicine and surgery, with her primary interest in internal medicine.

Dr. Cabeza has a set of twins, Ashley and William. She also owns a few pets, a border collie named Misty, a cat named Tiger & Slushy, and fish.

Dr. Cabeza came up with the idea for Miami’s Woodland Lodge Pet Resort because she saw the need for a place where she felt comfortable leaving her own pets when going out of town.  Like most pet owners, she wanted her pets to feel safe and well cared when boarding, and she hoped they would be able to actually enjoy themselves while she was away.

The outdoorsy, Colorado-themed resort idea stemmed from her dream to design a place that was truly for dogs.  Rather than feeling like pet owners were dropping their pets off to be caged, she wanted them to have a true vacation destination for their pets.  It was also her vision to share luxuries such as spacious rooms, a pool, and a yard area to those near the city and the Miami International Airport.

Kelly P. – Resort Manager

About Kelly:

I enjoy spending as much time with my beautiful daughter as possible and I love photography. I am obsessed with cows, vegan food and Disney World.

What Is Your Favorite Thing About working at Woodland Lodge ?

Without question my favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge is working with the animals. You’ll never have a bad day working with our furry guests. Hanging out with our kitty guests is also on the top of my list.

Pets: Tato (Chihuahua), Zoe (Pomeranian), Cooper (Cat), Aaliyah (Pit Mix ), Dinero (German Shepard)

“Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own.” — Donald Duck

Lissette – Groomer

About Lisette:  Traveling and cooking is 2 of my most favorite things. Fun fact: I have lived in four continents !

What is your favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge Pet Resort? I am rewarded with unconditional love every day.

Pets: Sukie (Yorkshire Terrier) Kimchi ( Snowshoe Kitty) Lyla (Angora Turkish)

Dogs and Cats do speak but only to those who know how to listen“ – Orhan Pamuk

Joe – Pet Camp Counselor

About Joe: Video games and Basketball are 2 of my most favorite things. On my days off I like going  pizza hopping and enjoying a slice or two.

What Is Your Favorite Thing About working at Woodland Lodge ? Playtime is my favorite part of my job. I love seeing them running around happy and enjoying their vacation.

Pets:  I consider our guests to be my pets.

” When life throws you a rainy day, play in the puddles “ – Piglet

Evelyn – Pet Camp Counselor

About Evelyn: When im not working you can find me at a Broadway musical or with a bowling ball in my hand ready to play !

What Is Your Favorite Thing About working at Woodland Lodge ? It makes my day to see the animals get so much love and care here at the Lodge. As a pet lover its very important to see our guests happy and having fun.

Pets: Ajax (Russel Terrier mix) Cici ( Shit-zu) Domino (Mini Poodle)

“ The more I know a man the more I love my dogs “ – DogLady

Carah – Pet Camp Counselor

About Carah: I am very caring, dedicated, hard-working and most importantly an animal lover.

What is your favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge?
My favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge is checking in all the guests as they arrive. Building a relationship with the owners and bonding with the pets as the walk in through the door is the highlight of my day.

Pets: Thor (Maltese Mix), Leela (Min Pincher Mix), Titan (Calico Cat), Kaya (Pitbull Mix)

“Do what you love, know your own bone, gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and grow it still.” – Henry Thoreau

Caro – Pet Camp Counselor

About Caro: I love to spend most of my time in the great outdoors! I love Kayaking, biking, walking trails, and going to the dog park with my fur-babies.

What is your favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge?
My favorite is the chance to give the pups the best experience I can offer to them and to bond with them while in our care!

Pets: Max (Husky), Remi (Labrador), Smoke (Labrador), Pipo (Chihuahua)

“A dog is the only thing that will love you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings

Nora – Pet Camp Counselor

About Nora: I remember since I was a child being surrounded by pets. I love spending time with animals. I believe animals are important family members who need attention and lots of love.

What is your favorite thing about working at Woodland Lodge?
My favorite part of working here is that every day I am given the opportunity to play and give lots of TLC to our four- legged guests.

Pets: Mila (Pitbull)

“A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour