Boarding Center Employees


Boarding Center Manager

Clarissa Boyle is our Boarding Center Manager. She has been with Companion since late Spring of 2020. Clarissa is not a panhandle native yet her family plans to call the emerald coast home once her husband retires from USAF. Clarissa has five years’ experience working with animals in a veterinary setting and a natural love for all furry creatures! Clarissa’s family includes her husband, their four human children (3 adolescent boys and 1 rambunctious girl), four lazy felines, two snuggly canines and two rowdy rodents, a squirrel and a guinea pig. When Clarissa is not at work gracing everyone with her contagious smile; she loves being outdoors playing disc golf, spending lazy days at the beach or off on another paddle boarding adventure. Clarissa comes well educated with an Associates in Criminal Justice from Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from American Military University.



Sheri has called the Emerald Coast home for over 20 years. She brought her expertise to the Companion team in 2014. Sheri loves building relationships with clients and their furry loved ones through her services. Sheri takes time to coach clients in managing their pets coats and to help condition pets behavior and familiarity with grooming so they can always have the best experience possible.  Sheri has been married to her soul mate and best friend for over 30 years. She is a proud Mom and 'Gigi' to her son, daughter, and grandson. Her fur family consist of a an energetic 3-legged Rottweiler mix and an adorable petite French Bulldog.


Groomers Assistant and Animal Care Technician

Debbie is our Groomers’ assistant and a boarding technician. She has lived in Fort Walton since 2014, when she made a life changing move from Pennsylvania. She has 2 daughters Deidre and Desiree. Deidre and her two boys, Bradlee and Jordan, live in New York. Desiree and her daughter Aurora live here in Fort Walton Beach with Debbie. Debbies’ favorite color is purple and she has a huge passion for animals. She has two dogs and two horses. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter Aurora and spending time at the barn with her horses. She enjoys training horses, barrel racing and trail riding. She is a great addition to Companion always looking to grow as a person and an employee.


Animal Care Technician

Alex has been apart of the Companion team since Spring of 2019. She has a genuine love for all dogs and cats. Alex enjoys adding in extra play time to enrich our boarders. 


Animal Care Technician

Originally From Olathe, KS, Hannah moved down to sunny Florida with her family in December of 2007; where she graduated from Crestview High School in 2017.
Hannah never knew what she wanted to aspire to be until she was hired on at Companion Animal Hospital in January of 2020. From there she found her passion for caring for animals as an Animal Care Technician! She quickly enrolled in college to aim for her Associates in Veterinarian Technology, which she plans to earn in 2022. After that, she plans to aim for her Bachelors. She loves learning about the sciences behind each animal and disease!
Her and her Fiancé have three amazing little creatures-One Siamese kitty (Finn), one black domestic short hair kitty (Zib), and one excitable mixed dog (Tali).
When Hannah isn't ensuring the care for each and every wonderful animal in the boarding center, she loves to draw, cook, play games, and paint when at home!


Office Hours


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm