Julie lives in Uxbridge, MA with her husband, 2 sons, 2 dogs and 2 cats.  She is a sales executive at Thermo Fisher Scientific.  Julie founded Pawfect Life Rescue in 2013.  She enjoys working with the rescues Southern counterparts intaking dogs and coordinating their freedom rides North!  Julie can often be found helping at meet & greets and takes much pride in the PLR team she considers family!

In May of 2013, Julie established Pawfect Life Rescue to help save dogs lives by offering a truly unique adoption experience that focuses on both dog & adopter and the ability to effectively enhance the quality of life for dog lovers in her community.  



Vice President
& Treasurer

Jim is a technology enthusiast with a passion for web development who has worked in the computer industry for over 18 years. His true joy in life though comes from being surrounded by his loving family and playful pups. Jim is a graduate of Framingham State University with a Bachelors degree in Biology and Brandeis University with a Master of Software Engineering. He enjoys sailing and writing and spending time with his family! Jim’s lifelong love of animals has included dogs, cats and reptiles.



Kennel Manager

Karen lives in Uxbridge, MA with her 3 dogs and 4 cats.  She has extensive product knowledge in the pet industry, having worked for years as a manager at PetSmart, and is currently employed at Mendon Animal Clinic as a veterinary aid.  As of 1/1/21, Karen has advanced to become the rescues Kennel Manager!  She is responsible for all operations at Pawfect Life’s isolation facility & adoption center.  Karen Sheehan has been volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue since 2016.  She is a loved & valued member of the PLR team!



Director of Communications 
& Social Media

Jen lives in Blackstone, MA with her husband, 2 dogs and 1 cat.  She has been volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue since 2019.  Jen is our lead applications specialist who also manages all PLR’s social media.  She’s also a top notch real estate agent at KW Boston MetroWest.  Jen is quick and witty and helps keep the momentum going while always working her magic on social media for the rescue!

Rebecca Nation



Rebecca lives in Hopkinton, MA with her husband, son, daughter and 2 dogs.  She has been volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue since 2017.  Rebecca is an awesome applications specialist who brings heart & thoughtfulness to everything she does.  She asks great questions that gets the team thinking, ensuring the continuous evolution of PLR, and can often be found helping at meet & greets!