Opportunity Barks takes great pride in the quality of service and care we offer all our guests. At Opportunity Barks, we treat your dog like canine royalty. Our years of experience, qualification and education offer the highest-quality of dog care services available.
Carol Rozek, Owner
Carol Rozek is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior, a graduate of the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Behavior Education Network and Animal Legal Defense Fund, a certified Pet Care Technician, and is certified in Dog and Cat First Aid.
Committed to providing the most effective, convenient solutions to her clients’ dog training needs, Carol avidly pursues ongoing continuing education and professional development by attending several seminars and teleclasses per year and keeping current on industry literature. Her most recent accomplishment is earning the Certificate of Excellence for completing Dr. Susan Friedman’s “Living and Learning with Animals” 8-week telecourse. Carol has also trained and competed with her own dogs in CDSP Competitive Obedience and APDT Rally Obedience. Opportunity Barks puts clients first and is well respected and referred to by local veterinarians.
Ayla Martin – Office Manager
Ayla is a city girl from Los Angeles and, through a series of twists and turns, took an unexpected –but welcome!– detour to Eugene. She is crazy about dogs (obviously!) and is a fervent experimenter in the kitchen (lentil brownies, anyone?). Her Border Collie, Luna Jean, has been a regular daycare member here for the better part of five years, and Opportunity Barks has become her home away from home. One day Ayla hopes to be a fancy shmancy magazine writer, but until then she is loving every minute of her days spent cuddling with everyone’s furry children!
Lindsay McKenzie – Play Group Leader
Lindsay is originally a California girl who, after moving around a lot looking for adventures, settled in beautiful Eugene with her boyfriend and their animals: two cats and a black Lab named Gus. She loves to go hiking and is very much looking forward to exploring all that the Oregon outdoors has to offer. Her ultimate dream is to be a wedding designer, but dog training has also piqued her interest, so she’s putting a lot of what she’s learning to good use with our Opportunity Barks dogs!
Jackie Powell – Play Group Leader
A native of Pleasant Hill, Jackie went to study art in San Francisco before returning to the scenic Oregon views she grew up around. She lives with her husband and two cats, and puts her clicker-training skills to use on all three of them–just kidding, her husband graduated basic manners class a long time ago and no longer needs training! (But seriously, her cat comes when called on command, it’s pretty impressive….) In her free time, Jackie pursues her passion for art, gleaning inspiration from animals and nature, and how humans interact with each of those elements. Until she can start showing in galleries, Jackie is very content to make sure everyone’s dogs go home happy and tuckered out from a fun day of play!
Mo Olguin – Play Group Leader (Bio Coming Soon!)