Meet the Team
CERTIFICATIONS: DCBC, CPDT-KA
Owner Shayla Perry is an experienced and qualified member of the pet care industry and has worked with the canine species for over 6 years.
She has worked through some of the top boarding facilities and veterinary clinics in Western Canada and obtained her behaviour consultant certification in 2018 after two years of formal schooling through Dogma Academy in Calgary.
Shayla received her Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) certification through the Council of Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) in November of 2020, making her one of eleven in the province with the title.
She is currently furthering her education through CASI's masters level university canine behaviorology program.
A member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants, and the Pet Professional Guild, Shayla works to stay up to date with with training methods and ideas, and takes continuing education courses through workshops, seminars, and webinars.
Shayla specializes in behaviour modification concerning anxious and/or fearful dogs, leash reactivity and phobias (sound phobias, situational phobias, phobias of floors, stairs, etc.) and comes highly recommended by many clients and industry professionals in both Western and Atlantic Canada.
Maya is the lady on the front at Rover Cove. Taking on the general manager position in December of 2020, she comes with in depth experience in business management having managed both Sobeys and the Sailing Academy in our community.
Maya is a spitfire who tackles each day with exceptional ambition and keeps both our company and facility organized - and the dogs happy and content. On top of her hard work keeping our sh*t together daily, Maya is taking the Dog Gurus staff training program to learn more about canine communication and daily social environment management.
Having this woman on our team is a serious blessing, we adore her and we guarantee you'll feel the same!
Felicia is one of our canine care specialists and is a professional doggo snuggler! Typically working the Rover Cove facility on the weekends, you'll likely find her on the daycare floor showing the dogs a good time and providing the best cuddles.
She is currently learning about canine communication and dog-dog group management through the Dog Gurus staff training program.
Felicia has a career in carpentry during the weekdays, and when she's not building things or working the daycare you'll likely still find her with a group of dogs! We love her, the dogs love her - and we know you will too.
Christina joined our team in December of 2020 as one of our canine care specialists. She's an over-achiever in everything she does and goes above and beyond to keep the dogs in our care happy and our kennel clean and organized. Currently taking staff training through the Dog Gurus program, she is learning how to read canine body language and manage dog-dog social play.
Christina takes on house cleaning jobs on the side when she's not getting up for early morning jogs or mothering her two adorable Beagles. We're so lucky to have such a dependable, ambitious woman on the Rover Cove team - whether it's the dogs in our care or our facility, she keeps everything shining!