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Our Team
Caroline Spark

Caroline Spark, PhD

Dr. Caroline Spark, owner of City Dog Country Dog, has over 35 years of experience helping people solve problems, meet learning goals, and achieve positive change. With a PhD in psychology and a background in counseling and adult education, she has worked extensively in the field of dog training and behavior. She particularly enjoys training dogs for family… Read More

Heather Ohmart

Heather Ohmart

Heather has been working with people and their dogs for over 20 years. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Veterinary Assistant, and has extensive experience with puppies and adolescent dogs. She operates City Dog Country Dog’s Board & Train service in Portland, and also provides in-home consultation and training. Heather particularly…Read more

Meredith Haynes

Meredith Haynes

Meredith began training dogs at 8 years of age in 4-H and always knew animals would be a big part of her life. After applying her undergraduate psychology training to assisting families experiencing domestic violence, her heartstrings pulled her towards a career in helping dogs with behavior problems. In addition to her behavior consulting work, Meredith…Read more

Brittany Magallanes

Brittany Magallanes

Brittany is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, and a graduate of the SFSPCA Academy for Dog Trainers in 2006. She moved to Portland from the Bay area where she worked as Senior Behavior and Training Coordinator for the East Bay SPCA. Brittany has substantial experience with behavior evaluation, consultation and training in individual and group…Read more

Julie Callow

Julie Callow

Julie is a certified dog trainer and behavior counselor. She has always felt a strong connection with animals, and has been involved with animals throughout her life, volunteering at the San Jose Zoo, the Chintimini Wildlife Rehab Center, and two SPCAs. She raised llamas for 10 years and has always had a dog or two at any given time. Julie lives on the…Read more

Karolin Klinck

Karolin Klinck

Karolin has worked with City Dog Country Dog since 2010, first as an intern and later as a certified dog trainer and behavior counselor. She graduated from the Academy of Dog Trainers in 2016. Karolin recently moved from the Oregon Coast to Ithaca, NY where she continues to offer private training and behavior counseling. She has extensive experience…Read more

Debbie Golob and the Moose

Debbie Golob and The Moose

Debbie and The Moose are our Call of the Wild Rangers. Whether preparing trails and equipment, troubleshooting, or wrapping up after events – their eyes, hands, feet and paws are everywhere, finding 1001 ways to take care of the natural environment and make each event a logistical success. A former exotic animal trainer, and a skilled, sensitive…Read more

Julie Callow

Mary Williams

Mary came to her administrative position at City Dog Country Dog after a major career change. Many of the skills that made her a standout teacher for over 20 years serve her well in her current work as Office Manager. She has been dubbed “Queen of Organization” by colleagues and friends, has a passion for designing and maintaining databases…Read more

Claire Giesige

Claire Giesige

Claire Giesige has been involved in guide dog training for over 20 years. As a volunteer she raised multiple puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and went on to become a licensed guide dog instructor after completing a degree in Psychology. She loves the purpose driven nature of service dog training and being able to teach…Read more

Jay Fineman

Jay Fineman, VMD

Dr. Jay Fineman is the veterinary consultant for City Dog Country Dog’s Board & Train program on the Oregon Central Coast.
Dr. Fineman has practiced veterinary medicine for over 35 years. He currently owns Tender Transitions, an in-home hospice and palliative care service for animals on the Central Oregon Coast. Tender Transitions allows patients…Read more