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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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    Pam Back Staff Manager Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
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    Pam Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Back Staff Manager

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Vet Tech School
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Associates degree in Veterinary Science; Certified in Pet CPR & First Aid; Fixing the grammar of everyone she comes in contact with; self-proclaimed best Secret Santa Ever!

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Maddie, Faran & Mingo!
    My pets: Benson (Jack Russel Terrier), Tilly (Puggle), Clyde (Guinea Pig), 2 Turtles (Jacket & Trey), 2 Firebelly Toads

  • Photo of Janene Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3
    Janene Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 See Full Bio
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    Janene Years With Camp Bow Wow: 3 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Experience in sales; Master in Reiki
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR/First Aid Certification

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: The dogs are definitely what I love most about the job. Being greeted every morning by their smiling faces makes every day great!
    My pets: None at this time

  • Photo of Neal Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5.5
    Neal Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5.5 See Full Bio
    Photo of Neal Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5.5
    Neal Years With Camp Bow Wow: 5.5 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Criminal Justice Degree, Supervisor at Pittsburgh International Airport for 6 years
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR & First Aid

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Getting to know all of the dogs
    My pets: My parents dogs I get to see everyday (Kelcie-Yellow Lab & Savannah-Golden Retriever)

  • Photo of Rachel Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Rachel Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
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    Rachel Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Worked at Oglebay Good Zoo, Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and Western PA Humane Society
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR & First Aid Certification, Camper Care Specialist

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: What I love most about my job is getting to know the clients on a more personal level and not just business
    My pets: Pongo (dog), Timber (dog), Addy (cat), Snuffy (cat), Calvin (cat), Hobbes (cat)

  • Photo of Robyn Years With Camp Bow Wow: 6
    Robyn Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 6 See Full Bio
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    Robyn Years With Camp Bow Wow: 6 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Worked at Shuman Center and the Getaway Cafe--but her favorite has always been Camp Bow Wow!
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Certified in Pet CPR & First Aid

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Her favorite part about being on the Camp Bow Wow team is getting to know all of the different dogs that come to Camp.
    My pets: BlackJack- Australian Cattle Dog Mix, Zak- Sheltie Mix, Ziva-Pit Bull

  • Photo of Sue Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Sue Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
    Photo of Sue Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Sue Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Grooming Assistant and Pet Sitter
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR & First Aid Certification

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Getting to meet all the different breeds of dogs
    My pets: Sierra-7 1/2 year old Shepherd Mix

  • Photo of Kaitlyn Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2
    Kaitlyn Camp Counselor / Front Desk / Editor of Camp Bow Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2 See Full Bio
    Photo of Kaitlyn Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2
    Kaitlyn Years With Camp Bow Wow: 2 Camp Counselor / Front Desk / Editor of Camp Bow

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Worked at Altmeyers and Panera Bread; Currently enrolled at Duquesne University majoring in Humane Leadership
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: CPR & First Aid Certification, dog sitter

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: My coworkers, our clients and being able to take care of all of the dogs at Camp.
    My pets: Dougie-Border Collie/Lab mix, Penelope, Ellie, Jack & Benny (all cats)and a Betta Fish

  • Photo of Ryan Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1.5
    Ryan Certified Dog Trainer Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1.5 See Full Bio
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    Ryan Years With Camp Bow Wow: 1.5 Certified Dog Trainer

    Skills and Experience

    Background: I started working at Camp in May 2014 and have recently had the opportunity to become a Certified Dog Trainer
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: I attended the Camp Bow Wow Certified Dog Trainer Program in Colorado and received his certificate to train the pups of Camp Bow Wow Pittsburgh South!

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: I love being able change the lives of the dogs that I work with and help them to become well-rounded pups!
    My pets: Zoey- French Bulldog, Cody- Golden Retriever, Fiona- Golden Retriever, Buddy and Franky- cats and Squishy the Chinchilla!

  • Photo of Cathy Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Cathy Director Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
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    Cathy Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Director

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Department manager at Giant Eagle, Shelter Manager at Washington Area Humane Society
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Certified in pet first aid & CPR

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Getting to build relationships with the clients and their dogs. I especially love the senior dogs and would love to open a Camp Bow Wow "Senior Edition" for all of the old ones!
    My pets: Ruby Sue (Bichon), Cookie (Shepherd Mix), Buddy (Pomeranian), Ava (cat)

  • Photo of Jan Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Jan Front Desk / Camp Counselor Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
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    Jan Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Front Desk / Camp Counselor

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Mother of two, butcher, book keeper
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR and First Aid and best Nail Trimmer at Camp!

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: My favorite part about Camp is meeting the parents of the Campers and hearing all about their home life. I love meeting the new Campers and their nervous parents and reassuring them that their Camper will be safe and have a good time while at Camp.
    My pets: My loves are Beau, my "looks nothing like a Dane" failed foster and my old man Bruno who is 13 years young who is a Rotti mix. Cathy actually adopted him to me before we knew each other when she worked at the Washington Area Humane Society.

  • Photo of Erin Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Erin Front Desk Manager Director of Marketing, Camp C Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
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    Erin Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Front Desk Manager Director of Marketing, Camp C

    Skills and Experience

    Background: Bachelors Degree in Biology from Carlow University, Study Abroad in Australia, Volunteer and Seasonal Assistant Wildlife Rehabilitator at Animal Rescue League, Interned at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium at Waters Edge, PPG Aquarium & Kids Kingdom, dog sitter
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Pet CPR & First Aid, Rabies Vector Species Training, SCUBA Certification

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: Golden Retrievers!!! Especially the older ones :) I also love to build relationships with the clients on a personal level and also get to know each one of their dogs in the process.
    My pets: Yellow Lab (Kelcie) & Golden Retriever (Savannah)

  • Photo of Joanne Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Joanne Lead Dog Trainer Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 See Full Bio
    Photo of Joanne Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8
    Joanne Years With Camp Bow Wow: 8 Lead Dog Trainer

    Skills and Experience

    Background: I have 26 years of animal experience which traces back to years as a Kennel Manager, Veterinarian Technician, Groomer, Dog Walker and Stable Manager.
    Additional Skills/Qualifications: Associates degree in Marketing; Certificate in Animal Science; Certificate in Dog Emotion and Cognition; Continuing Professional Development Credits through seminars including Nicole Wilde and Victoria Stillwell.

    Fun Facts

    What I love most about my job: I love the philosophy of dogs. I also love watching and interpreting dog body language through their play at Camp. I thoroughly enjoy helping dogs and owners to build a stronger relationship through training.
    My pets: Lola- Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Jingles-Chocolate Lab

  • “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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