Ron & Anita DeLelles created WOOF! Wellness Center to serve pets and their heath-conscious pet-owners. They are dedicated to improving the quality of life of companion and competitive animals through fitness, education and proper nutrition.
Compassionate care provides vitality and longevity for your pet- and ensures a happy, healthy relationship!
We invite you to tour this website and visit WOOF! Wellness Center in person when in southern Utah.
WOOF! Wellness Center is located at 3199 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, Utah, less than two hours outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, next to St. George. Phone: (435) 275-4536
Tue - Fri: 9am-6pm
A healthy dog is a happy dog.
Meet the WOOF! Pack
Anita Delelles, LMT
Anita DeLelles, LMT is a certified Level 1 Equine and Small Animal Acupressure Practitioner with accreditation from the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. She is a member of IAAMB. Her Tallgrass Training has included two consecutive summers in Bath, England, near where she lived as a child, as well as coursework in Colorado and northern California. Anita is also a UNLV graduate.
Additionally, Anita is certified in small animal massage from the Northwest School of Animal Massage as well as human massage in the state of Utah.
Anita shares her life not only with her husband Ron, but also her overly pampered cats and horses in St. George, Utah. She credits her cat Espresso for inspiring her into a stimulating and fulfilling career change -- the Study of Traditional Chinese Medicine, animal acupressure, animal and human massage. Learn more about Anita's work at: heartsofire.com.
Ron Clement DeLelles
Ron is a Visual Communications graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and also of University of Nevada Las Vegas, earning a degree in Psychology. Ron and Anita founded their company, RD Advertising & Design Services in 1992. Prior to opening their studio, Ron had worked five years as the art director for a Las Vegas-based ad agency.
After a successful run of seventeen years, Ron and Anita semi-retired from the advertising business to pursue other interests–turning the page on a new chapter of their lives in St. George, Utah, which has included opening WOOF! Center.
Ron combines his love of art and animals creating pet portraits in acrylic on canvas. His work can be seen at www.ronclement.net. Ron has also authored a travel memoir, which can be found here: www.rosesformarie.net.
Robin was first a client, and now a partner here at WOOF!
Robin got to know Anita when her miniature poodle Beau injured his leg. They experienced first hand how cold laser and acupressure massage can support recovery. When Robin had the opportunity to work with Anita and Ron along with all the other WOOF! pack members she jumped at the chance.
Robin’s primary responsibilities are to help keep the retail store operations running smoothly. Additionally, she supports big and little dog “Fit ‘n Fun"!
Robin recently moved to Ivins, UT after a successful 28-year career as a Special Education Administrator. Outside of WOOF! Robin is dog mom to Annie and Beau, a brother and sister pair of miniature poodles. They are training to fulfill their dreams of becoming agility poodles! Robin enjoys, hiking in the red rocks, biking, and loves living in Southern Utah!
Director of Training
Jess is a professional member of the IACP, International Association of Canine Professionals. She is also a premium member of ARDT, Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and certified to do CGC Testing.
She started working with dogs 16 years ago as a part-time kennel attendant, picking up poop and supervising groups of dogs. She was then promoted to full-time and was soon taken under her boss's wing. Jess learned by watching and participating, taking seminars with training experts Brian Kilcommons and Jenifer Vickery. She became certified in canine CPR and first aid. Jess looks at every dog and owner differently and takes in to consideration dog and owner lifestyle.
Dog training has become her love and passion and she feels like it's in her blood. Jess has worked with dogs and owners with disabilities, In addition to obedience and CGC training, she's worked with dogs with behavior and aggression/reactivity issues. aShe also rescued a dog from certain euthanasia. Jess says, "I will always try and continue to learn knew things and advance as I can in my field, currently now working with all- positive reinforcement here at WOOF! Wellness Center. I look forward to meeting new clients, dogs and humans alike."
WOOF! Pack Trainer
Minet is a self-proclaimed a small town girl from Enterprise UT, and before that Logandale NV, which is equally small! She has worked on a farm since her childhood and grown up around animals.
Minet is turning her huge passion for animals into a career, studying to become an animal massage therapist. She currently assists Anita with hydrotherapy and fitness training at WOOF! She has 2 dogs of her own, Boxers, named Boss and Margo. They are her pride and joy!
The outdoors is where Minet loves to be, enjoys riding horses and dirt bikes, being at the lake in the summer and playing in the snow in the winter.
Emily Lopez has loved animals since she was a little girl. She moved to Santa Clara about a year ago & is very excited to be a part of the WOOF! Pack. She is currently studying to be a veterinary technician and has worked at an animal hospital as a veterinary assistant for about a year. Before that, Emily volunteered at many animal adoption facilities, rescues, & shelters; each giving her new skills & experiences that have allowed her to grow her knowledge of animals, their body language, & needs.
In Utah, she's had the pleasure of working at two different boarding facilities as both a dog handler and a bather. She is also a member of the volunteer community at P.A.W.S. At WOOF! Center, she is a bather, in-home pet sitter, & occasionally supervises the Fit n' Fun dogs. Her love for animals has only grown as she's been exposed to the different jobs in the animal field. She is eager to continue learning & pursue her career in veterinary medicine.
Aside from taking care of her dog, Joy; Emily loves hiking, puzzles, & baking goodies. She is learning how to ride a horse & has recently learned how to handle & feed a cross-beaked rooster!
Jen started working with dogs over 7 years ago. After 20 years of managing real estate and raising her daughter, she was ready to fulfill her real passion.
She started working as a dog handler at a large boarding facility. Her duties included handling 20-50 dogs in the play area and conducting one-on-one play for dogs that were not a good fit for the large group play. Other responsibilities included bathing and keeping dogs hydrated and fed.
Jen also helped the vet techs with giving medication and assisting the veterinarian when needed. She was quickly promoted to Assistant General Manager and managed a staff of 10-15 employees. She is certified in Pet CPR and First Aid. Jen also volunteered with German Shepards of Orange County and Irvine Animal Shelter for many years.
Having recently moved from California, she is excited to join the WOOF! Pack. She is currently running the Fit n’ Fun program at WOOF! and studying with Jess, our Director of Training to become a trainer and increase her knowledge of dogs.
When not working, Jen enjoys hiking, biking with her husband and painting. She is currently in search of her next dog to add to the family.