"The Ultimate Pet Resort of
Harden Hillier - Owner
Harden Hillier is the owner of Shady Oaks Boarding Kennel. She was
raised in Rabun County and moved to Shady Oaks Farm in 1995. She established the business in 2001 out of
her love of dogs and cats and the need to be at home for her small children.
Today, her children are grown but often visit their mom and the Shady Oaks
Delaney - Kennel Manager
Ursula lives close by in Habersham
County but is originally from Germany. She has a unique bond with the furry
guests and is often seen playing ball with the dogs outdoors. When Ursula is not
at Shady Oaks, she's often hiking or exploring waterfalls with Karl.
Tamara Bryson - Kennel Tech/Dog
Tamara is a native of Rabun County and
loves all creatures big and small, especially her pet gecko and fish. Her
southern accent and her love of animals make her a blessing to Shady Oaks guests
and their owners.
Shannon Selby - Groomer
Shannon is our Master groomer from
Texas. She has made her home in the North Georgia mountains with 3 "fur babies"
of her own. Shannon has been grooming for 6 years and grooms all sizes and
Ronnie Harden - Dog Handler/Kennel
Ronnie tried to retire a few years ago
but soon found his second career at Shady Oaks. He loves taking care of the dogs
and waiting on customers. He is the one who keeps our gates, fences and plumbing
working. And the dogs love him too....he is also Candice's dad.