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Our Staff


Jill Hourihan, Owner

Jill Hourihan, Owner

The founder of Running The Pack, Jill is an avid runner who loves animals of all shapes and sizes.

She is an active member of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. As a dedicated animal advocate she is currently on the NAAPS Animal Rights and Law Committee, tasked with keeping members up to date on all the latest domestic animal legislation nationally.

Jill graduated from Smith College with a degree in Music and Sociology.

Alex, Company Mascot and Co-Founder

Alex, Company Mascot and Co-Founder

Alex has had quite an exciting life! Born in North Carolina in 2003, Alex roamed the country side with his own pack before being brought to a rescue farm. Eventually, he was shipped up north to the Buddy Dog Animal Rescue League, where he and Jill first met. They have been inseparable ever since.

An active happy dog, Alex’s favorite activities include taking runs, sniffing things, and riding in the car. He is a Golden Retriever/Chow Chow mix with the best of both dispositions.


Dog Running

Running The Pack offers a variety of services for animals of all ages and abilities. A Maximum of two dogs will be run at one time.

Dog Walking

Your dog's not able to run or just needs extra walking services? Running The Pack's staff are also available as dog walkers.

Pet Sitting

While you are away, Running The Pack offers pet sitting services so that you can feel safe & secure that your beloved pet is with a pet professional.

New Puppy Sessions

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We LOVE Running the Pack and our walker, Erin! They are so reliable, super flexible and they have the best little online thing so that you can cancel your walks or add walks if necessary… We HIGHLY recommend them!