2020 Staff Spotlight: Samee

Name: Samee
Primary Location:  Fitchburg & Puppy

Q: When did you start?

A:  July 2020

Q: What made you apply for this this job?

A:   I have always loved being around and working with dogs so when I saw that The Dog Den was hiring I jumped on the opportunity to learn more about dog training while also getting to be around animals that I love! 

Q: What is your favorite part of daycare?

A:  Getting to snuggle with all the wonderful dogs! 

Q: What is your favorite part of training?

A:   Seeing how each individual dog parent communicates with their dog and watching their bond grow as each member of the team learns more! 

Q: Favorite thing about your team?

A: How positive and welcoming everyone is! And how we all share a love for dogs! 

Q: Favorite thing about the clients?

A:  Learning more about them and getting to see how each individual client and their dog’s personalities compliment each other! They really do say that people’s dogs represent them and I love getting to see that firsthand!

Q: Favorite thing about the dogs?

A: Getting to see all their cute faces! And all the good pets and snuggles I get to give! 

Q: Something unique about you – not related to the dogs

A:  I love plants! I’m actually a horticulture major and hope to one day work in conservation. 

Q: Something you’d never guess I’d do/peg me for

A: My roommate told me I give off vegetarian vibes- so I guess eat meat?

Q: Which dog breed are you based on this quiz:

https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/what-dog-breed-are-you?utm_source=share-copy&utm_medium=referral

A:   Greyhound

Q: Which breed did you grow up with? 

A: My family had a large mix of dog breeds. We’ve had multiple Rottweilers, a German Shepherd, a Portuguese Water Dog, and a Coton de Tulear. My extended family has always had Poodles though so I’ve spent a lot of time with them as well! The dog I currently have now is actually my first mixed breed. I love getting to see how the personalities of each breed I suspect he is come out in different ways! 

Q: Tell us about the pets that you live with now?

A:  I have a 1-and-a-half-year-old Golden Retriever Husky mix named Arlo. He is extremely goofy and loves attention! He loves snuggling, going on hikes, and playing with his dog friends or by himself. I also have a 4-year-old Ragdoll cat named Finnegan. He is extremely spicey! He loves rummaging and finding new places to explore but also loves to cuddle (especially in the morning). 

Q: Favorite color

A: My favorite color is pastel yellow

Q: Share a boring fact about yourself

A:   I don’t like the color red

Q: If you were a candle, what scent would you be?

A: Definitely something floral scented, like peony or lavender

Q: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

 A: Time Travel 

 

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