At Dogtopia, our passion is giving every single dog the best-individualized care with their health, safety, and comfort as our top priority. Our home away from home environment is the perfect place for your pup to learn, play, and socialize with their BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever).
Meet the Team
Jen McCain, Owner & Operator
Jen is the owner and operator for Dogtopia of Halifax, Bloor West Village, and Newmarket. She’s been a franchisee since 2016, and wholeheartedly believes that Dogtopia provides the best care in the industry. Jen and her partner Martha are proud pet parents to Holly.
Tori Morrison, Regional Manager
Tori Morrison’s lifelong passion for animals started as a young child working on her family’s horse farm. This enthusiasm turned to a profession after graduating from university, when she begun working for various companies in exotic pets such as bird, reptile, small mammals and fish. At home, Tori has a menagerie of 11 pets. Although Tori has worked with everything from caymans to cats; dogs are by far, her favorite animal. She has two dogs, Stella the husky rottweiler mix and Millie the german shepherd mix. Developing confident well socialized dogs, helping pet parents through their first steps with new rescues and contributing to the overall enrichment of dog’s lives are just some of the reasons Tori loves working for Dogtopia.
Irene Normandeau, Operations Manager
Irene has been an employee since we opened in December 2017, and has worked her through various roles and is now our Operations Manager. She has 101 animals, and a Dalmatian ain’t one! Her love of dogs and lifelong knowledge makes her an expert in all things Canine.
Miguel Novelo, Head Canine Coach
Miguel has been part of the Dogtopia of Bloor West Village family since summer 2018. He’s our resident head canine coach and dog behaviouralist. Miguel has extensive experience in dog training and canine pack management. With over 15,000 hours of experience, he’s fluent in both English, Spanish, and dog.