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Camp Bow Wow Boulder Team

From the individualized care our canine-loving staff provides to playtime with other four-legged friends, your dog has never had this much fun! Our team understands the key elements to a happy pup and we find great joy in incorporating them into our daily activities. We believe every single one of our Campers deserves premier treatment, which is why you'll receive all of the great benefits of Camp at one upfront cost.

  • Photo of Kayla Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3
    Kayla Camp Director Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 See Full Bio
    Photo of Kayla Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3
    Kayla Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 Camp Director

    Skills and Experience

    In a short period of time, Kayla made a big impact on the Camp Bow Wow Boulder team! With an additional three years of Animal Care experience under her belt prior to working at Camp, we wasted no time in putting Kayla’s skills and knowledge to good use. Considering her career goal is to “work with animals as much as possible”, it’s safe to say she is on the right path. :-)

    Even with so much to do at Camp, Kayla always finds time to spend with her four legged friends. You will often find her pug, River, loyally shadowing her every move. When not at Camp, Kayla and River enjoy hiking, swimming, yoga and photography. Let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to spend their day taking pictures of River’s adorable face! Woof!

  • Photo of James Years with Camp Bow Wow: 3
    James Camp General Manager Years with Camp Bow Wow: 3 See Full Bio
    Photo of James Years with Camp Bow Wow: 3
    James Years with Camp Bow Wow: 3 Camp General Manager

    James has been with Camp Bow Wow Boulder for over 3 years. He took a year off to head back East but just couldn’t stay gone long. He originally wanted to work with dogs just for the interim until he could figure out what else to do. What started out as just any ‘ole job, turned into the opportunity to work with an amazing staff and for the most stellar boss! Now his career goals are simply to become financially independent. James feels that Camp has become his home away from home. There is not a day that he isn’t excited to come into work!

    Spending time and getting to know all of our clients – whether they have two or four legs—is James’ favorite thing to do at Camp. In fact, one of the most memorable stories about James comes from a chat with a sweet client a few years ago. While trying to convey the dedication and love we all feel for the dogs, he exclaimed “the dogs are our lives!” And now we quote him all the time! James has the sweetest yellow lab named Sprout who loves coming to work with Dad. In fact, if he could speak, he would tell James “I’ll be your best friend if you take me to Camp with you more!” Everyone is so happy that James and Sprout came home!

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    Lacey Front Desk / Camp Counselor See Full Bio
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    Lacey Front Desk / Camp Counselor

    Lacey quickly became a favorite with both our two and four-legged clients at Camp! She came to us looking for work that would allow her to love and care for dogs. She certainly found the right place! Lacey says she loves Camp Bow Wow Boulder because of the fun-loving atmosphere and genuinely her caring coworkers. Her favorite things to do at Camp bathing dogs and putting together vaccine reminders and boarding cards to help our two-legged customers.

    Lacey has two dogs of her own at home. Bunny is a Pitbull mix and Blu is a Pitbull. If they could speak to her, Blu would lie and say “I don’t play enough tug-of-war!” But Bunny would want her to know that “I give the best cuddles!” Lacey remembers this one time when Brooke was in the yard with her mom’s dog, Bonnie, and Bonnie got so excited to see her sister that she ran straight to her and accidentally swept her feet out from under her! But all was well because she got to get all the kisses! Lacey is studying chemical and biological engineering and wants to do something involving prosthetics and/or pharmaceuticals.

  • Photo of Janis Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2
    Janis Front Desk Manager Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2 See Full Bio
    Photo of Janis Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2
    Janis Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2 Front Desk Manager

    Skills and Experience

    Janis came to us all the way from a Camp in Rochester, New York where she worked for a year and a half before moving to Colorado. ;-) She has been part of the CBW Boulder pack since July and has quickly become an important and well-loved member of our team! Janis was initially attracted to Camp because of her love for all animals; dogs in particular. Janis feels that Camp Bow Wow and its mission is so great, she just knew she had to be a part of it. Getting to know each of the dogs and their personalities makes all the hard work worthwhile. Plus, watching puppies grow up with us is so amazing! While she loves helping our two-legged customers at the front desk, her favorite thing to do at Camp is baths. Giving a dog the “sPAW Treatment” and spending one on one time with our Campers is the best part of every day.

    When not pampering pups at Camp, Janis loves hula hooping! We can only imagine her sweet, high energy dog, Penny, loves chasing the hula hoop around and around. Penny loves playing at Camp and food! If she could speak to Janis, she would tell her “I love you, now please feed me!”

  • Photo of Matt Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5
    Matt Pack Leader Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5 See Full Bio
    Photo of Matt Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5
    Matt Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5 Pack Leader

    Matt has worked at Camp Bow Wow Boulder for about 4 years now! Although it has been on and off over that time, all of the dogs remember his sweet temperament and gravitate to his cool energy. He started working at Camp because he wasn’t allowed to have dogs in previous apartments and so he needed some surrogate pets! He loves Camp Bow Wow Boulder because he gets to play with dogs all day, so what’s not to love?! Matt's favorite thing at Camp is being in the play yards with the dogs. His favorite memory of Camp was watching the blossoming friendship between our sweet tan Dakota who doesn’t love to make new friends (because she feels she’s got all the best friends she needs already) and Dakota the husky. It took some convincing but he won her and now they love being together in the play yards!

    When Matt isn’t at Camp, you can find him playing with his own two dogs. Moose is an aussie/collie mix and Babadook is a boxer/pointer mix! They love each other almost as much as they love their Dad! If they could speak, Babadook would probably just say anything to get attention, but Moose probably wouldn’t say anything at all. He’s a shy and delicate little boy. Matt is an ambitious guy with goals to write screenplays, become a movie critic and/or write about movies!

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    Jeremy Senior Camp Counselor

    Jeremy has been with Camp Bow Wow for about 5 months now and quickly became a favorite with our four-legged customers. He has a Labradoodle named Kobe. If Kobe could speak he would tell everyone that Jeremy is a great spooner and cuddler! Jeremy loves when our two-legged customers treat the Camp Counselors with yummy homemade baked goods!

    When he’s not in the play yards hanging out with dogs, you can find Jeremy giving baths as a member of our Grooming Team. He livens up the team with friendly philosophical debates, such as, "if the dogs are colorblind, why do they like us in red?" Jeremy enjoys working at Camp because his coworkers make it easy to be professional but also have fun! His career goals are simply to become financially independent.

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    Nick Senior Camp Counselor See Full Bio
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    Nick Senior Camp Counselor

    Since Nick has been with Camp Bow Wow Boulder he has provided a cool new vibe to the team! He initially wanted to work at Camp because he felt the previous jobs he worked were just too boring. He really wanted to work somewhere he could enjoy coming into every day. Now, Nick says he loves working at Camp because everyone is awesome and the dogs are literally the best! His enthusiasm helped him become a Senior Camp Counselor and member of our Leadership Team! His career goals are to go into academia and research in social media.

    Nick has two dogs of his own named Meeka and Piper. If they could speak, they would complain “he is the weakest link when it comes to getting us treats!” That said, he clearly has a huge heart for dogs, which is why he fits in so well at Camp. One of Nick’s favorite memories from Camp is getting to watch shy Oreo as he actually gained the self-assurance to play with another dog! Normally, Oreo would want to stay near Nick, but their bond gave Oreo the confidence and encouragment he needed to play successfully. Nick’s favorite things to do at Camp are cleaning yards and helping with our company software.

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    Odette Senior Camp Counselor See Full Bio
    Photo of Odette
    Odette Senior Camp Counselor

    Odette has been with Camp Bow Wow Boulder for about 6 months now. It was obvious from the get-go that her many natural talents were perfectly suited for Camp! She has soared into the hearts of our four-legged clients and has shared her joy with our two-legged clients whilst undertaking Enrichment Services with their pups. Odette wanted to work at CBW Boulder because she aims to work with animals in the hopes of broadening her knowledge of how to care for, and handle, different types of dogs and their personalities. That is why engaging in Enrichment Services is her favorite part of the job! Odette says it’s really fun to help the dogs broaden their thinking and cognitive skills with puzzles. It’s exciting to get to know the dogs individually outside of the play yards! But her career goals are to make movies. It would be a dream to be a part of Sony Pictures! With drive and dedication like Odette’s, there are no doubts about her bright future!

    Odette has a few pets of her own; a cat named Orange Juice (OJ), and three dogs named Ona, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Mango. If they could speak, they would all ask her for more treats! Mango gets to come to Camp with Mom! A special thing to do, but, also asks all the Camp Counselors for treats here, too! One of Odette’s favorite things at Camp is how Radish the Golden saunters down the hall. She does a really cute wiggle and it makes Odette laugh every time she does it!

  • Photo of Brooke Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3
    Brooke Senior Operations Lead Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 See Full Bio
    Photo of Brooke Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3
    Brooke Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 Senior Operations Lead

    Skills and Experience

    Brooke has been with Camp Bow Wow for just over a year, but she quickly became an important member of our family! She has a few favorite breeds such as Golden Retrievers, Pit Bulls, Labs, Cattle dogs, and Australian Shepherds. Brooke helps take care of her family dog; Chelsea who is a beautiful Golden Retriever, but has recently adopted a pit bull mix named Dory whom is all hers! Their bond has formed so quickly that if she could talk, Dory would exclaim “Mommy has many favorite dogs at Camp but she loves me the most!” When they’re not at Camp, Brooke and Dory enjoy hiking, yoga, and Pure Barre.

    Brooke’s favorite thing about working at Camp Bow Wow is that we are our own little family and we all genuinely love and care about each dog that comes in through the door! She began working at Camp because Brooke has always had a love for dogs and being with so many in a single day sounded amazing, and it is!

  • Photo of Joseph Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4
    Joseph Senior Operations Lead Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4 See Full Bio
    Photo of Joseph Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4
    Joseph Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4 Senior Operations Lead

    Skills and Experience

    As an opera singer, it would be easy to expect a bold, deep, “alpha dog” voice to come from Joe. In reality, he is simply one of the best at keeping the dogs calm and happy with his soothing tone. He is following his dreams to sing professionally, but has already made it to the “big stage” here with us at Camp. Dogs love his kind sole and friendship, we appreciate his loyalty and compassion for our four-legged friends! When asked what he loved about CBW Boulder, he simply said “hanging out with the dogs.

  • Photo of Ai Years with Camp Bow Wow: 1
    Ai Social Media Coordinator Years with Camp Bow Wow: 1 See Full Bio
    Photo of Ai Years with Camp Bow Wow: 1
    Ai Years with Camp Bow Wow: 1 Social Media Coordinator

    Ai has been with Camp Bow Wow Boulder for about a year now and has worked really hard to become one of our most loved and reliable Camp Counselors! Everyone loves Ai for her outgoing and fun personality. She will instantly liven up any yard with fun and play! She originally wanted to work at Camp because dogs are unconditional with their love and thus the most enjoyable creatures to be around. Ai’s career goals are to venture into fashion marketing and running her own successful blog. At Camp, her favorite thing to do is giving baths because you get one-on-one time with the dogs. She also loves taking pictures of the dogs for our social media accounts and messenger app! Ai is the parent of a sweet cattle dog mix named Timmy (Timantha), who comes to Camp with her every day! If he could speak, Timmy would tell everyone that his mom “is a cool mom!”

  • Photo of Brook Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Brook VP of Operations and Innovation Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
    Photo of Brook Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Brook Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 VP of Operations and Innovation

    Skills and Experience

    Brook is the newest member of the Camp Bow Wow Boulder team, but is actually considered a CBW veteran! She has managed, operated and directed Camps and Camp Bow Wow's home based pet care service in Colorado for many years. In addition, she spent 4 years at the corporate office providing assistance to 125 CBWs across the country. Her long term experience in owning and managing small businesses, along with her love for dogs and pets, makes her the perfect fit for the team. She is also a graduate of the C.U. Business School. Brook has always had Shar-Pei dogs and admired XL breeds (specifically Great Danes, Saint Bernards and Bernese Mountain Dogs) but her 2 year old daughter is asking Santa for a Dachshund or Chihuahua.

  • Photo of Carly Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1
    Carly Operations Lead Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1 See Full Bio
    Photo of Carly Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1
    Carly Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1 Operations Lead

    Carly has been with Camp Bow Wow Boulder for about a year now and is a loved member of the team! She always enjoyed walking and dog-sitting while in college back home in California so she decided to work for a dog daycare when she moved to Colorado (she picked the best one <3). Carly enjoys setting up dogs’ meals...what better way to a dog’s heart than food! She loves working at Camp because she gets to hang out with all of her doggy friends! It's fun to get to know all of their individual personalities. For instance, if you know Juna M. then you know that he loves to nap in the play yards. One time he started to fall asleep while standing up. He began to fall over mid-stance but woke up halfway through the fall! He was very confused but seemed to be laughing at himself!

    Carly has a dog named Riley who lives back home in California. If Riley could speak she would say that Carly “gives me lots of treats and butt scratches! My favorite treats are carrots!” Based on how much the dogs at Camp love Carly, we’re sure Riley is totally obsessed! Her career goals are to work at CO-LABS in Boulder to help spread scientific research to the community.

  • “I was awesome they loved me !”

    - Dakota Wilm

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