Steve grew up in Andover MA, earned a Bachelor’s of Science at Boston College, worked in corporate for the past 14 years, moved to multiple states / countries, and has always been passionate about dogs.  He currently lives in Andover and owns two dogs, a 6 year old French Bulldog Read More


Hello! I’m Aya. I am from a small town in Japan at the base of Mt Fuji. I lived in Bandung, Indonesia, before moving to the U.S.A. I have lived in Miami, Detroit, New York, and Chicago, but I have found my home here in New England. I could not Read More

Erin A


I graduated in 2021 with my license in esthetics, and I’m currently getting my degree in business administration, but animals have always been my passion. I grew up surrounded by pets and I adopted my first rescue in 2020 and she is the sweetest girl. I love being outside and Read More


Rachel O

I grew up in North Andover and have owned dogs and many other animals all my life. But after rescuing my second dog Brady they became my passion. I started dog walking as a side job and wanted more of a commitment. After taking an online training course I really Read More


Heather F

Heather grew up in Newburyport and has had pet dogs her entire life. She is a high school special education teacher during the day and assists in classes at Blue dog on evenings and weekends. Heather learned about Blue Dog when she started taking classes with her dog Thor and Read More


We are fortunate enough to have Susie return to BlueDog, as she worked for us back in 2011 as one of our house sitters and weekend dog walkers! In July of 2021, she rejoined our team as the Director of Training. Susie has always had a love for animals and grew up with beagles Read More


Nicole was raised during an era when all a girl needed was a fluffernutter sandwich, a few hose stops, a bike, and her dog. She and her golden retriever, Tasha, hit the streets of Melrose, MA with her older brother like it was their job. They were free to explore Read More

Sue Nowak

Sue grew up with animals and has always had a passion for them.  When she moved into her own home (years ago) she got her first Bernese Mountain Dog Tucker.  He was an amazing worker who introduced her to the fun world of clicker training and dog sports.  Since Tucker, Read More



Elaine had fun growing up around cats, and also learned the joys of living with a dog after her in-laws raised a chocolate lab named Mocha. She learned how to be a good dog momma and walk, train and play well with a canine fur baby when she and her Read More


Years ago, Kris was blessed with meeting her boyfriend [soon to be husband] and they adopted a 10 week old mixed Siberian Husky/wolf, named Shauna. Shauna taught Kris so much and they bonded immediately through love and trust. After a short while, Kris was able to teach Shauna some things too! Shauna Read More