Mary Mark, UW-AAB, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA owner/professional dog trainer/professional groomer
Mary is the owner of BowWow Fun Towne. After retiring from United States Navy with 20 years, she decided to follow her passion and love for animals. Since she has been in the Pacific Northwest since 1996, this was her home. Mary started her own pet sitting business called Walkin’ The Dogs & Pet Services in May 2006. She wanted to continue her passion so she took over ownership of BowWow Fun Towne in February 2008. She wanted a facility that provided all of your pet’s needs under one roof. In order to fulfill this desire, she went to grooming school and received her certificate as a professional pet groomer. Mary’s family consists of a daughter, husband and a dog.
Special Qualification: Certified Pet First Aid and Human CPR
Volunteer: Homeward Pet
Elyce – Day Care Specialist
Dogs have been in my life ever since I was young. At one point we had nine dogs (most of them were foster failure). Now I have two dogs, Enzo, eight year old German Shepherd and River, 1 year old Golden Retriever. I worked at a dog day care/boarding facility in Illinois as a handler and a trainer for 5 years prior to my employment at BowWow Fun Towne. My favorite park working at a day care is that I love being surrounded by dogs. I feel like they are creatures that fully love life and it’s wonderful to be around that. In my spare time, l work on craft projects, playing video games or taking my dogs to the park. Enzo who is my certified emotional support dog has taught me to take things slow and breathe when I get stressed. My goal to start up my own Etsy shop. Eventually I would like to turn it into a woodworking shop.
Krystal – Day Care Specialist
I grew up with horses, dogs and cats most of my life. Currently, I have two Crested Geckos. My experience with dogs was when I was younger, I trained and walked dogs for the elderly. Prior to coming to BowWow Fun Towne, I worked at another dog day care. Best part about working at BowWow Fun Towne is learning dog behaviors. I try to make sure that the dogs are well taken care of and having fun. My dogs have taught me how to be compassionate and patience. In my spare time, I like to cook. My ultimate goal is go back to school and become a large animal veterinarian technician.
Lia – Day Care Specialist
I recently move to Pacific Northwest from Ohio due to my partner’s job opportunity. Animals have been my interest ever since I could remember. While in third grade, I shadowed at a vet clinic and from that time forward, I wanted to work with animals. I had a part time job working at a dog day care while I attended Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburg, I fell in love day care aspect and decided that this was my path of animal care. My favorite part about working at BowWow Fun Towne is the dogs of course. I also love the aspect of meeting the owner’s and seeing the connections they have with their best friends. When I am not at work, I love to draw, cosplay, and collect comic books as well as game! I’m also super into animas and their biology and psychology. Dogs have taught me no matter how “broken” or “shattered” they still show unconditional love. I strive to live by showing love and kindness to all things and I think dogs are treat teachers. My goal to own my own Elderly Hound Rescue with my beautiful partner.
Michael – Day Care Specialist
Currently, I have a German Shepherd name Scarlett. I adopted Scarlett early 2020 and training her has been exciting and challenging. As a young child, I grew up with our family Labradors, Max and Moose. I have also dog sat many time for family and friends. My dogs have taught me that life is short so you should live it well. I have worked since Aug 2018 and my favorite part of about working at BowWow Fun Towne is all the cute dogs. I get to meet and spend my day with them. During my spare time, I watch Netflix, play video games and programming. Since computer science and programming is my interest, my goal is to be a programmer for a video game company.