Meet the Team

At Carrie's Dog Day Care each member of our team is passionate about working with dogs, led by Carrie Evans, a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, and Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council. Carrie’s love for working with animals is obvious to anyone who meets her.

Carrie Evans

Carrie has over 30 years experience with companion animals; throughout her career she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience; Guide Dogs for the Blind Association trainer, Animal Nurse and Dogs Trust Animal Welfare Advisor and continues to update her skills and knowledge through Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Carrie has been a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors for over 30 years, helping owners who are experiencing behaviour and training problems with their dog. Carrie offer's ONLINE appointments, providing greater flexibility. Carrie also runs highly successful puppy socialisation and pet dog training classes both at the training and behaviour centre and online.  Carrie is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist (Animal Behaviour & Training Council) and holds a Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour & Training and NVQ Level 5 in Management and Leadership.

Carrie opened Carrie's Dog Day Care (formally Cleveland Canine’s Crèche) in January 2008. She is not only passionate about providing puppies and pet dogs (and their owners) with a unique, professional day care service but the development of her day care team.

Gina - Day Care Supervisor

Gina completed a Level 3 Animal Management course at Askham Bryan, during this time she volunteered at two different grooming salons as part of her work experience. After completing the course, Gina continued to volunteer as she thoroughly enjoyed working with dogs. In September 2018, Gina began volunteering here at Carrie’s Dog Day Care on a regular basis. When a permanent position arose in October 2018, Gina applied for the position and was offered a role as Day Care Assistant. Gina is responsible for ensuring the centre is cleaned to the high standards set and are adhered to by all team members and that your dogs have an awesome day. Gina successfully completed a level 3 qualification in Dog Day Care in the Spring of 2022.

Oleksiy - Day Care Assistant

Oleksiy joined the team in July 2023. From the onset his passion for working with dogs was clearly evident, supervising the dogs during play and enrichment and ensuring the dogs engage appropriately. He excels at ensuring the centre is cleaned to the highest standard and has successfully completed his Ofqual Level 3 Dog Day Care qualification. Prior to Oleksiy moving to the UK with his family, he was a regular volunteer at a dog rescue centre in the Ukraine.


People love to help out at Day Care. This might be for experience or purely for their love of dogs. We have a fabulous team of volunteers to help make your dogs experience here a great one!