Jeanine is one of the co-founders of The Pet Connection. Jeanine graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Elementary Education. She began working in animal rescue in 1998 after learning about the foster home system. She fostered dogs for Animal Haven from 1998 – 1999, until one of her fosters decided to permanently live with her. She is one of the rescue managers for The Pet Connection and a foster parent for some of the dogs looking for their forever homes. She has assisted in spay/neuter clinics, helped with fundraising, and countless other tasks.