Karissa Hickman moved to Mountain View in 2016 with her husband, Sean, in order to be closer to family. She established Country Pet Playground in January of 2017. Karissa worked as Veterinary Tech in Denver, CO for 11 years after graduating from PIMA Medical in 2006. With almost 15 years of experience in working with dog's, Karissa will love your dog(s) as her own while in her care. Sean is an Investigator for the Mountain View Police Dept & used to be a K9 Handler.
They have a retired K9 unit German Shepherd named Ela, a Staffy named Buster & 2 cats named Freddy & Kevin. The Butt Nugget Hootenanny is also on the Hickman Farm with 14 chickens providing farm fresh eggs!
Since they live right next to the facility on their 13 acres, Karissa is always spending time with the dogs. If she's not hanging with them, she is tending to the chickens!
Karissa has also spent the last several years on the Board of Directors for the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce. Along with the local Wives of Armor Chapter as the Communications Director.
Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, hikes, fishing, kayaking & spending time with family/friends.