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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.

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    James Nash Owner See Full Bio
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    James Nash Owner

    James Nash, owner of Camp Bow Wow Hillsboro, has over 15 years of business and retail experience. Shortly after graduating from high school in 1997, James joined the Air Force, where he was stationed in South Korea and Italy. Half-way through his tour in South Korea he returned home on leave to marry his High School sweet-heart Coral. While in Italy, James and his wife were given a budget to furnish their home, but instead, used the budget for their first dog – a yellow Labrador Retriever named Romeo.

    After his military tour, James and his wife attended college at Oregon State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science with a minor in business and his wife earned a degree in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Physics. After college, James worked as an analyst for companies ranging from Weyerhaeuser, IBM, REI, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear. James’ love for dogs inspired him to trade in his desk job and become a franchise owner with Camp Bow Wow. Attracted to a working environment where he could combine his passion for animals with his desire for a more entrepreneurial position, James has finally made his dream a reality.

    With Camp Bow Wow Hillsboro, James aims to make a difference in the animal community by partnering with local shelters and adoption agencies to take in foster animals and host adoption events. Above all, James hopes that Camp Bow Wow Hillsboro will provide a safe and fun environment for pups in the community to stay and play, and hopes to open more locations in the near future.

    Today, James and his wife happily reside in Beaverton with their two kids, three dogs, three chinchillas, and bearded dragon.

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    Carrie Director of Marketing & Operations See Full Bio
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    Carrie Director of Marketing & Operations

    I love animals, but I really love dogs. I love them so much that I have 4 of my own - Kara,
    Malcolm, Sean, and Raj (my dog soulmate), and all of them are rescue dogs from a variety of
    places. We foster for Puplandia Dog Rescue and have had over 50 fosters through our home in
    the past 3 years. We usually foster puppies, but have also had adult, medical, and old pups. I
    love teaching a puppy how to do all the basics. Once the puppy knows how to walk on a leash,
    sleep in a crate, sit, down, and whatever else we can teach while we have them, I know they are
    ready for their forever home.
    I also love horses and have recently begun volunteering at several horse rescues and
    sanctuaries. The dogs fill my house with love, the horses fill my soul with happiness.

  • “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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