Our Staff

The Barrie Inn Staff

Ellen & Evelyn owners of The Barrie Inn

Ellen and Evelyn

Owner / Operators and friends for life


David - Manager and certified dog trainer at The Barrie Inn
Manager and Certified Dog Trainer
David is our Master Trainer who runs our Dog Training program and has trained dozens of our clients’ dogs ranging from puppies to adults, private one on one training, daycare-n-train and board-n-train. He is the proud human for Buddy, Izzy, Shea and Sammy (yes 4!!) He is also a certified groomer, but training does not leave him much time for that!



Ruth - Supervisor Assistant Trainer
Supervisor and Assistant Trainer
Ruth is one of our key employees who opens up and closes our facility, supervises our staff, handles our dogs, and assists in trainer. Ruth has an adorable little girl, Summer, who she dotes on and a little pupper named Chops, whom she rescued.



Desiree - Supervisor and assistant trainer at The Barrie Inn
Supervisor and Asst Trainer
Desiree joined us in 2018 coming from her own dog-sitting business and is a trained nurse. She has become one of our key employees. She supervises our staff, assists in training our dogs and is an excellent dog handler. Desiree paints and colors in her spare time and has a lovely dog named Apples who tags along most days.



Cassidy - Park Ranger and dog handler at The Barrie Inn
Park Ranger and Dog Handler
Cassidy started working part time with us right after high school and now works full time as Park Ranger and Dog Handler. She preps, feeds and beds down the dogs boarding with us, supervises the daycare dogs, and closes up our facility at night.



Carol - Park Ranger and Facility Maintenance Manager at The Barrie Inn
Park Ranger and Facility Maintenance
Carol joined us with experience running her own animal transport business. She keeps our facility in top condition and supervises dogs in the park and takes them on walks.



Maryann - Park  Attendant at The Barrie Inn
Park Attendant
Maryanne gives lots of love and attention to all the dogs as if they were her own. She has such a calming affect on the dogs. They immediately relax when she is in the Park.



Maria - Lead Groomer at The Barrie Inn
Lead Groomer
Maria has been grooming for us since 2004. She is very talented and has such a great way with the dogs.



Brian Grooming Assistant
Grooming Assistant
Brian joined us in 2020 with training in dog care and grooming. He works primarily in our grooming department but can be found occasionally in our dog parks helping to manage our daycare and boarding pups. He has a wonderful way with dogs and has 3 family dogs.