OUR STAFF

Our crew works across departments so you may see them training, in daycare, doing a bath, at the desk or in kennel. We are truly blessed to have such an amazing crew here at Carden and we are very proud of all of our team. This crew is doing a stellar job of keeping to our rule of "treating every dog like they're the only dog".

Chris

Chris

Chris is the co-owner. In 2014 he left his FT job for FT here. He is responsible for all our facilities maintenance, he is often found at reception and is the runner on our adventure runs with your dog.

Jenn

Jenn

Jenn has been with us since 2014 and is a daycare attendant, kennel technician and receptionist. She has loads of real life experience with pets doing outdoor adventures and canine enrichment, and she is a Quiet Dog Daycare Workshop attendee.

Abby

Abby

Abby is a student in the Veterinary Tech program at UMA and she joined us in the spring of 2019. She is a kennel tech and daycare attendant

Rachael

Rachael

Rachael is from Maine and recently returned here with 5 years of boarding and daycare experience managing a similar size facility in the south. Rachael can work in all departments, including weddings and events, outdoor adventures, and canine enrichment, she also is getting great pictures of your pets on their outings.

MacKenzie

MacKenzie

MacKenzie is a daycare attendant and trainer as well as working the desk and you may see her on the weekends in kennel. MacKenzie joined us in the summer of 2018. She is a Quiet Dog Daycare Workshop attendee, works on weddings and events, goes on outdoor adventures, and canine enrichment. She also is a certified Pet Care Specialist.

Leah

Leah

Leah Collatos is on the Board of Directors for the Maine Professional Groomers Association. She has more grooming experience than we could ever list here. From show dogs to mixes she can bring out the very best in your pet all with lots of gentleness, attention and affection. She has a special soft spot for working with senior dogs. She graduated from the NY School of grooming and hasn't stopped learning since, most recently attending Intergroom in NJ. Leah joined us in the spring of 2014.

Connor

Connor

Connor is Full Time Daycare. He also does outdoor adventures and canine enrichment. He has been with us since the spring of 2019 and your dogs love him.

Daisy

Daisy

Daisy joined Carden in 2017, she worked seasonally and around her school schedule. She successfully completed the requirements set forth by Pet Emergency Education in Canine and Feline CPR and First Air for Grooming Professionals. Daisy has advanced grooming skills such as paw trims and has a lot of knowledge about bathing, drying and the different coat types. She is constantly advancing her grooming knowledge and is also exploring the creative side of grooming. She also has an interest in training and a soft spot for difficult dogs.

Emily

Emily

Emily is a freshman at KVCC in the nursing program. She has worked with large and small animals, at an equestrian center and as a farm hand. She has been involved in some of our recent photo events, and taking care of our boarding guests in the mornings. You'll be seeing her also in the grooming room and training for reception over the next month. We are delighted to have Emily be part of our team!

Missy

Missy

Missy is a daycare attendant and trainer here since 2017. She is a Quiet Dog Daycare Workshop attendee, goes on outdoor adventures, canine enrichment, and works for a veterinary office and tends to her own dogs and horse too. Missy takes the majority of our social media photos.

Kaylee

Kaylee

Kaylee is a senior this year at John Bapst Memorial High School and after graduation will be pursuing a career in medicine. Kaylee has earned her IBPSA certified Pet Care Technician and certified Pet Care Specialist.