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Grand Rapids Airport 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.

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    Tony & Jamie Owners

    Meet our new owners, Tony and Jamie Caruso! We are beyond excited to add Camp Bow Wow Grand Rapids Airport to our Pack, and introduce you to our family! We began the Camp Bow Wow journey when our (now 15-year-old) Vizsla, Abby, needed a safe place to stay, while we were on vacation or away at work. She led us to finding Camp Bow Wow and we knew right away that we had to be a part of this special business, that is filled with tail wags and sloppy kisses!
    We opened our first Camp Bow Wow in 2007, in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. As time went on, and our family grew, so did our mission. We added a second location in St. Clair Shores (that caters to smaller pups), and two locations in the Springfield, Missouri area. We absolutely love what we do, and are deeply passionate about building relationships with our staff, our local communities, and with our local rescue groups!

    As we grow, our mission to offer peace of mind, and a safe, happy environment that is super fun for your furry family members is even more important to us! The Grand Rapids certified team will continue to be dedicated to high-quality care for your best furiend.

    We are tremendously excited to be a part of the Grand Rapids community. Thank you for entrusting us and our fabulous team to care for your precious pups!

    We are also excited to announce Tony has received his professional certification by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)!

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    Megan General Manager

    Megan is our General Manager. She has been with Camp Bow Wow since August of 2021. She loves being around dogs all day in such a fun and playful environment. Her favorite part of working at Camp is seeing all the excited dogs walking into Camp each day. 

    Megan has a 7-year-old Lab/Pit mix named Doris, who loves to snuggle, play fetch with sticks and swim in the lake. In her free time, Megan loves to read, make pottery, and loves loves loves to cook.

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    Madison Assistant Manager & Brand Ambassador

    Madison is Camp Bow Wow Grand Rapids Airport Assistant Manager and Brand Ambassador. She started with us in September of 2021, is immensely in love with dogs, and has been her whole life! She is certified in pet CPR and first aid and is working on a dog training certification course! Madison loves seeing her favorite campers enter the door every morning and interact with their parents. She enjoys being surrounded by many other people who are also deeply passionate about their dogs!

    Madison has a spunky four-year-old rescued German Shepard and Poodle mix named Miller. Miller’s favorite thing is grabbing her toy and going for zoomie laps in her backyard. She wasn’t a fan of Madison coming home smelling like dogs every day at first, but now that she gets to join the fun, she has fallen in love with our Camp too!

    Madison loves playing board games, cooking or baking, and slow-pitch softball in her free time. During warm weather, her favorite thing to do is go camping!

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    Josh Customer Service Manager

    Josh is our Customer Relationship Manager at Grand Rapids Airport Camp Bow Wow. He started with us in August of 2021 because he loves the dogs and the owners who love them! He is Pet First Aid certified. His favorite part of working at Camp is Interacting with the dogs and their owners and sharing each day’s stories with each pup’s owner.

    Josh has an 8-month-old Blue Heeler named Jackson. Jackson is a  true daddy’s boy who dedicated his life to being Josh’s shadow. He loves munching on snow and ice cubes, but will literally eat anything if given the opportunity. In Josh’s free time he writes and records music, consisting mostly of guitar and keys. He loves reading the classics and writing a bit of his own. He loves nature and having his abilities tested. He will soon be living full-time in an RV (travel trailer) and he is very excited about this new adventure!

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    Mikelle Team Lead

    Mikelle is a team lead and has been with Camp Bow Wow since October of 2021. She is Pet CPR certified and enjoys developing relationships with dogs and their owners. 

    Mikelle has a dog named Sloan. She’s a 1-year-old energetic, loving, squishy pitbull and blue healer mix. She also has a 7-year-old cat, Callie. In her free time, she likes puzzles or sudoku. She always looks forward to the summer so she can do some of her favorite hobbies like camping, hiking, and taking Sloan to swim in the river.

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    Steven Team Lead

    Steven is a Team Lead who started with us in September of 2021. He enjoys playing with dogs and getting to know our human customers. He thinks the people he works with are great and work well as a team.  Steven is pet first aid certified.  

    Steven is pretty social, so much of his free time is spent with his family, girlfriend, friends, and roommates! But he also enjoys playing and watching sports, being outdoors, and almost everything that comes with being outdoors.

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    Kate Camp Counselor
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    Marybeth Camp Counselor
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    Kristen Camp Counselor
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    Logan Camp Counselor
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    Elise Camp Counselor
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    Emily Camp Counselor
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    Jayden Camp Counselor

    Jayden is a Camp Counselor for our Grand Rapids location! He's been at Camp since June of 2022. He's always loved dogs and found the perfect opportunity to work at Camp! The best part of Camp for Jayden is getting to meet all the dogs that come in and see how much they change and grow over time! Jayden adopted a 10-year-old Shih Tzu last year named Tinkerbell, she's a little needy and loves attention 24/7! In Jayden's free time he likes to play games, and watch movies!

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    Bram Camp Counselor

    Bram is a Camp Counselor at Camp who has been with us since January 2020! When Bram heard that Camp Bow Wow was hiring he jumped at the opportunity to spend all day with dogs! He loves working at Camp because no matter how rough of a day he has, he can go to work and see all his fur-iends at camp and see the pet parents too!  Bram has an American Eskimo dog named Marcy and she's roughly 11 years old. She absolutely loves to be pet and get all the attention and she's just a grumpy old lady. In his free time, he loves making art, playing video games, and is a regular at the bowling alley with friends!  Lastly, when the weather isn’t horrible, he likes to find time to go golfing! He used to be on a team in high school but since then hasn't had as much of an opportunity to play.

  • “Camp is our favorite!”

    - K.G.

  • “WE LOVE CAMP!”

    - Dee

  • “Thank you so much!”

    - Lisa

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