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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 John Years Open: 12
    John Owner Years Open: 12 See Full Bio
    Photo of John Years Open: 12
    John Years Open: 12 Owner

    John has had a passion for animals his entire life. Growing up with dogs and cats, a monkey, pet racoon, fish of all varieties, well you get the picture. His passion for animals is an integral part of his being. John has a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Political Science from Dalhousie University and an Executive Master's Degree in Business from Saint Mary's University. He is a Certified Canine Specialist, Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    After 25 years as an executive in the corporate world he was able to realize his dream of combining his business acumen with his love of animals and affinity for fellow animal lovers by opening Camp Bow Wow.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Getting to meet and know so many wonderful pups and their unique individual personalities. We are extremely fortunate to be surrounded by them every day. We are grateful for the warm relationships we have with each other, pet parents and the many animal advocacy and rescue groups we work with and support. We smile and laugh many, many times a day, every day and appreciate the caring and positive environment Camp Bow Wow provides us.

    John's Pets: Jodi, Penelope (dogs), Eddie and Buster (cats)

  • Photo of Amanda Years With Camp Bow Wow: 7
    Amanda Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 7 See Full Bio
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    Amanda Years With Camp Bow Wow: 7 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Amanda has a background in the service industry at all levels including Management positions and is extremely active in sports.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Amanda is a Registered Nurse and is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The smiles and laughter the pups bring out in us.

    My pets: Clyde.

  • Photo of Brittany Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
    Brittany Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 See Full Bio
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    Brittany Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Brittany has experience in an Animal Hospital setting and the pet food industry.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Brittany is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The realtionships developed with the dogs, my co-workers and clients.

    My pets: Geenah and Eiyota

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    Katelyn Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow 2 See Full Bio
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    Katelyn Years With Camp Bow Wow 2 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Katelyn has a background working in the Veterinary Hospital and child day care industries.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Katelyn is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The dogs that have special quirks, ones with "attitude" lol.

    My pets: Oreo and Harley

  • Photo of Kelsey Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
    Kelsey Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 See Full Bio
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    Kelsey Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Kelsey has a background working in the Pet Food and Pet Grooming industry.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Kelsey is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The fun we have with the dogs and each other.

    My pets: Mya

  • Photo of Lori Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
    Lori Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 See Full Bio
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    Lori Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Lori has a background in working in the Animal Hospital environment.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Lori is a Certified veterinary Assistant and is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The laughs so many dogs and my coworkers share on a daily basis.

    My pets: Link

  • Photo of Mikaela Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
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    Mikaela Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Mikaela has a background in an Animal Hospital setting and the pet food industry.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Mikaela is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The dogs of course and the friendly atmosphere at Camp.

    My pets: Luka and Ranger

  • Photo of Miranda Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
    Miranda Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 See Full Bio
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    Miranda Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Miranda has a background in both the service and retail industries and years of participation in school athletics.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Miranda is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Being active and physical all day.

    My pets: Tabby, B-Lock, Kiedis

  • Photo of Paige Years with Camp Bow Wow 2
    Paige Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 2 See Full Bio
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    Paige Years with Camp Bow Wow 2 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Paige has a background working in the service industry.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Paige is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: So many things, the toy breeds and the giant breeds.

    My pets: Diego and Fabio

  • Photo of Paula Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4
    Paula Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4 See Full Bio
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    Paula Years With Camp Bow Wow: 4 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Paula has a background in child care with the YMCA and YWCA as well as retail experience and is a member fo the Canadian Military.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Paula is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Helping the special needs dogs that require extra TLC.

    My pets: Sadie and Riley

  • Photo of Renee Years with Camp Bow Wow 1
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    Renee Years with Camp Bow Wow 1 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Renee has a background in the dog day care and boarding field.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Renee is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Dogs and more dogs, I just adore them all.

    My pets: Sully and Nash

  • Photo of Tiffany Years with Camp Bow Wow 2
    Tiffany Camp Counselor Years with Camp Bow Wow 2 See Full Bio
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    Tiffany Years with Camp Bow Wow 2 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Tiffany has a background in the service industry and is an active member of a well known Dog Rescue organisation.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Tiffany is Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: How attached we become with so many of the dogs in our care.

    My pets: Hank

  • Photo of Maureen Years With Camp Bow Wow: 12
    Maureen Camp Director Years With Camp Bow Wow: 12 See Full Bio
    Photo of Maureen Years With Camp Bow Wow: 12
    Maureen Years With Camp Bow Wow: 12 Camp Director

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Maureen has had a love of dogs since childhood. A long time regular at local dog parks, maker and retailer of dog treats and master dog kisser. Her familiarity with everything dog, understanding of canine behavior and natural affinity for them has made her much sought after by several dog related businesses. When asked at her interview to work at Camp if she could see herself in that role for some time her response was, "If I am hired this will be the last job I ever have". We certainly hope that is the case and after twelve years it is looking good!

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Maureen has a Teaching Degree and has worked in that field as well as in the financial and sales industries. She is a Certified Dog Trainer, is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behavior and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The strong bonds formed with so many dogs, their parents and our Counselors.

    My pets: Jodi,Penelope, Eddie and Buster.

  • Photo of Julia Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Julia Camp Manager Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
    Photo of Julia Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Julia Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Camp Manager

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Julia attended Dalhousie University and and has experience in the health and retail fields. She has been an integral part of Camp for so long that is where her heart lies.

    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Julia is a Certified Canine Groomer and is Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR and trained in dog behaviour and play yard management.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Definitely smooching the pups. Getting to know and love the individual personalities of all the pups and the great relationships we have developed with our clients.

    My pets: Mina and Olivia.

  • “Great staff, professional, friendly and welcoming. Immaculate environment and expert care for your Camper.”

    - Joanne C.

  • “I love how comfortable the staff made us feel leaving our Duke there for the first time!! Everyone is so friendly, I know he's in great care when at Camp Bow Wow!! Duke is always excited now before we even get into the parking lot!! I also LOVE the pet cameras!! They really are addicting to watch, but it's so fun seeing him running around and having fun!! We love Camp Bow Wow & can't wait to come back!”

    - Kelly R.

  • “A very kind and caring staff! I always feel secure knowing that the staff truly love my dog and that they will make sure he is happy and comfortable during his stay. They are the best!”

    - Su-Kim C.

  • “I absolutely love this place. They take incredible care of my dog. They make her welcome and I feel comfortable knowing she is well taken care of. Recommend to anyone who has a dog.”

    - Kimberly S.

  • “Staff is always very friendly and knows my dog, facilities are always clean, the webcams allow us to check our dog's activity, and hours cover my work day. Most importantly, my dog LOVES going to Camp! When she hears us on the phone making reservations for play, or hears us say "Camp", she grabs her leash with such excitement she moves furniture in her path as she heads for the door!”

    - Terri S.

  • “Super friendly team of staff! Very kind, caring, accommodating, flexible. They loved my dog and treated her like their own. I will be back!”

    - Holly H.

  • “The staff is always helpful and kind. I know when I leave my dogs at Camp Bow Wow they will be taken care of, have a great time and come home worn out from playing all day. I love the Camper Cams so I can check in on them!”

    - Hayley L.

  • “Camp Bow Wow is fabulous...they are passionate about their work, always happy to see our pup, and take great care of her...be it for day Camp or overnight. We love Camp Bow Wow!”

    - Angelica M.

  • “We know our dogs are in trusted hands at Camp Bow Wow. They always have fun playing with their "friends" and we love being able to check in on them throughout the day”

    - Nicole J.

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