These are the people who make East Coast Dog so special.

Customer Care Team

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Lindsay is a very knowledgeable member of the East Coast Dog team. She has 3 dogs at home, so how couldn’t she be?! She is also a very talented artist and loves painting pets in watercolour. Check out some of her beautiful work on Instagram @petraitsbylinds

Lindsay (she/her) | Shop Manager & Pet Care Expert


Clare | Pet Care Expert

Grooming Team

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Alecia is our Senior Groomer. She started as a veterinary assistant, but switched to grooming in 2016, as the creative side called to her. Now she’s a pro, with several years of experience under her belt, and a very valued member of the East Coast Dog team! You can check her out on Instagram @doggystylesns

Alecia (she/her) | Senior Groomer

**Certified Fear Free

Kassy joined us with two years of experience in professional dog grooming and a strong passion for animal welfare. It’s been clear from the start, that she knows exactly what she’s doing and how to handle dogs in our care. Making our customers look and feel pretty is her calling! Follow Kassy on Instagram @k9kutsbykas

Kassidy (she/they) | Groomer

**Certified Fear Free

Davey is a Junior Groomer here at East Coast Dog. He made a career working with dogs through daycare and professional dog sitting, before he decided to make the switch to grooming. Follow his journey on Instagram @daveysdoggos

Davey (he/him) | Junior Groomer

**Certified Fear Free

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Tasha is a Junior Groomer. She started as an apprentice, and previous to that was working at a doggie daycare for 2 years. We are very impressed with her knowledge and quick skill development! You can follow along while she works her way to senior status on Instagram @tamedbytashahfx

Tasha (she/her) | Junior Groomer

**Certified Fear Free

Simone is our assistant groomer! She joined our team just a few months ago, but it feels like she’s been here since the beginning. Her very well groomed poodle, Diva, has been the star of much of our behind-the-scenes content. You can get more of that content by following them @thedivapoodle

Simone (she/her) | Assistant Groomer

**Certified Fear Free

Marketing Team

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Jess is our Social Media Manager! She is a self-proclaimed nerd for all things pet related, and we would say she’s definitely an expert. She also dabbles in pet photography, so you’ll often see her snapping shots for our pop-up photoshoot events! Check out her adorable pups, Percy & Eris on Instagram @siblingtails

Jess (she/her) | Social Media Manager

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Kolbi is East Coast Dog’s very talented Digital Marketing Manager. She started at ECD as a co-op student from NSCC, studying Digital Marketing, but has become an indispensable member of the team! She is a the force behind all of our Digital Marketing efforts and we are very lucky that she agreed to stay on!

Kolbi (she/her) | Digital Marketing Manager

Dog Walking Team

Courtney is our Professional Dog Walker. She started off her time in the industry, working with animals, as a veterinary assistant. She has since gained tons of additional valuable experience, equipping her with a masterful knowledge of animal behaviour! Ripley, her 2-year-old Australian Cattle Dog, is the light of her life, and you can check her out @ripley.heeler on Instagram!

Courtney (she/her) | Professional Dog Walker

**Pet CPR Certified
**Certified Fear Free

Ryan started as one of our pet care experts, and he has been eager from the start to learn and expand his knowledge. His positive attitude is infectious and he has been a wonderful addition to the team. He comes from a background of work in customer service and doggy daycare. Kenya is his 8-year old pup and best friend, and he’d love to tell you all about how much he loves her, if you ask!

Ryan (he/him) | Professional Dog Walker

**Pet CPR Certified
**Certified Fear Free

She’s been a wealth of knowledge for the ECD team, training our staff on force free dog training, body language, handling, and dog walking. Martha has been our trainer consultant on all things dog-related.

Martha (she/her) | Certified Professional Dog Trainer | Pup in Progress Dog Training


Interested in joining our team? Check out our job posts and employment info via the link below!