Born and raised on the coast just south of SF, Jill grew up with all sorts of animals. She was a junior volunteer at SF SPCA as a dog walker, and continued with shelter volunteering in college, working on adoption counseling. Jill currently has two Copper's Dream dogs.
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Lauren grew up in Arizona surrounded by dogs, horses, goats, chickens, and even a pet donkey named Niner. As a child, her family was involved in informal rescue efforts She currently works as the Assistant Treasurer at Adobe in San Jose, and has two Copper’s Dream pups, two guinea pigs, and three horses.
Jennifer is a Bay Area native and a passionate animal lover since childhood. At age 16 she was a veterinary assistant for Santa Clara Humane Society, founded the Stanford Animal Action Group (SAAG), and founded Copper's Dream in honor of her dog Copper with her sister Samantha after Harvard Law School in 2008.
Samantha's earliest memories are filled with the many animal companions she grew up with, from Doodle the yellow tabby to Copper, the dog who inspired this rescue group. Samantha has enjoyed working at Garrod Farms (where she indulged in her love for horses), and volunteering with Furry Friends in facilitating pet-assisted therapy with her dog Goldie. She's currently finishing up her degree at UCLA.