meet the team

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Hi! I’m Raeann, CO owner at Bark Lodge. 

I’ve been a dog owner for over 16 years and a volunteer with CAARE Rescue Winnipeg for 4 years, fostering hundreds of dogs and cats.

My pack is currently up to three dogs, Bruno, Annabelle, Gucci & Misty and our cat Oliver.

When I am not taking care of your dogs I am spending time with my daughter, Stevie. I am also an avid traveller, gardener, and enjoy searching flea markets for treasures in my spare time. 

Amanda and I met through our many hours volunteering together with CAARE, coordinating foster homes, vet appointments and rescue missions. We developed an instant friendship and knew we could run a business together. Our common love for dogs and entrepreneurship minds is what got us here!

Hi! I’m Amanda, one of the owners of Bark Lodge. My passion for animals started at a very young age and has followed me through to adulthood. Outside of Bark Lodge I am a mother to 4 human boys and a wife. We live in the country on 70 acres. We have 2 dogs; Mounty a Great Pyrenees and Squallie a chihuahua. I also have 2 cats, Tuna and Katniss, 4 chickens, 6 guinea fowl, a guinea pig AND 3 fish! I was the volunteer provincial coordinator for CAARE rescue Winnipeg for several years and have rescued + fostered many dogs, puppies and kittens over the years.

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Hey! It’s Hayley, A full-time professional pet groomer with 7+ years of experience. Member of the Professional Pet Groomers Association of Manitoba and CPPS level one certified. I believe in continuing to always educate myself and keep up with the latest grooming trends, techniques, equipment and products that help make your fur family looking and feeling great! 

I have always loved working and being around animals. Before becoming a groomer I have worked for Winnipeg Animal Services, a veterinary clinic and a local pet store. 

Fur mama to Mowgli (AKA MOMO) a miniature Australian Shepherd. Horseback rider, tortoise lover and small business owner. 

Momo Dog Grooming & Momo Collar Co

Hey, I'm Trevor. I'm extremely passionate about dogs and love getting to meet so many every day. I've spent over 6 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as an armoured soldier and instructor. I'm now pursuing my love for dogs with Bark Lodge and apprenticing as a trainer. Outside of work, I enjoy activities in nature, powerlifting, adrenaline, music and more. It's such a joy to care for and build bonds with all the furry friends that come into daycare!

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Hey I’m Emily! I’m the dog mom of two rescues named Shelby and Calico. Shelby is a titled trick dog and Calico is working towards becoming a disc dog! We love spending our time hiking and going to the dog beach in the summer. Outside of dogs, I’m a university student working towards becoming a psychotherapist. I’m also an equestrian and enjoy riding my horses. I foster and volunteer for Manitoba Underdogs and I “specialize” in fostering moms and their litters! I may be animal crazy, but I think that’s the best kind of crazy there is!

Hi there! I’m Avîn, I’m a loving mom of a sweet English Mastiff Cane Corso cross named Molly and a sassy Siamese Manx named Bee. I’ve always loved animals since I was a little girl and always knew I wanted to work with them one day. I started out dog sitting for family and friends when I was about 14, now I work at Bark Lodge and love every second of it! If you can’t find me there you can be sure I’m at home snuggling and spoiling my fur babies. I can’t wait to meet every single wet nose and wagging tail that walks through the doors of Bark Lodge!

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Hi I'm Ashley! I teach Grade 3/4 at an elementary school here in the city. I have two dogs of my own. Nova is a 3.5 year old English Labrador and Hemi is a 4.5 year old rescue mutt! In my spare time I love to hang out with my dogs, read and go to the gym! In summer you can always find my dogs and I outside at a beach (dog friendly of course!) When I was younger I worked at pet stores and volunteered at the Humane Society. When the opportunity at Bark Lodge arrived I jumped at the chance to get back into volunteering and spending time with the dogs. I love coming in to see all the new puppy faces (and it temporarily satisfies my need for a new dog!) 

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Maureen is a retired nurse and always had dogs. Now that she is retired, she lives in Belize in the winter which means owning a dog is not possible, so she and her husband babysit dogs in the spring, summer and fall here in Winnipeg. They also work with the Humane Society in Belize walking dogs everyday.  She felt like she won the lottery when she got the opportunity to volunteer in the puppy room at Bark Lodge!

Hello, I’m Rachel and my whole life has been involved in some way with people and  animals.  I have been a doggy foster parent for CAARE in the past and am currently the proud mom of a handsome cat named boots and god mom to the cutest pug terrier named Gus. You can find me bunking overnight with your dogs and the occasional daycare shift!  I am so looking forward to meeting all the amazing dogs that call bark lodge their home away from home!

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