Meet the Staff

What makes us the best? It’s our team! We all love dogs and are dedicated to making the care and comfort of your dog our TOP priority! We’ll make sure they’re playing safely, feeling good, eating their food and resting comfortably. If there’s a concern, we’ll contact you. If special accommodations need to be made, we’ll roll out the red carpet. It’s what we do!

Meet Ruthie Skelton

Ruthie Skelton is a Baltimore native and a certified dog trainer. She uses positive 10940569_10153086373648092_7832241243744495495_nmethods to interact with the Charm City Doggie crew.  She has extensive experience, knowledge, and love of dogs and believes in teaching with positive reinforcement.  Our fearless leader took over as owner in August 2014, after working and learning the business for five years. Former owner and beloved friend, Lynn Edwards moved out of state but remains  involved with Charm City Dogs. Ruthie worked closely with Lynn to learn the nuts and bolts of running a safe, fun and nurturing doggie day care.

“I can’t think of anywhere else I’d rather be; I love doing this!” -Ruthie

Meet Erin Marcus

Erin MarcusErin has worked at Charm City Dogs since 2010, and has been thrilled to get to know many of our fantastic canine clients.  She shares her home with a wonderful Jack Russell Terrier, Endymion, who lives up to the Greek god status of his namesake!  Erin has been vegan since 2002 out of ethical concern for animals. When she’s not working at Charm City Dogs, she acts as a director of a nonprofit animal advocacy organization, Open the Cages Alliance, which empowers people to help animals through educational programs that promote vegan lifestyles.  “It’s a privilege to take care of the wonderful canine compainions who come to Charm City Dogs” -Erin

Meet Carly Compton

Carly is a student at UMBC and has worked for Charm City Dogs since may of 2013. Carly majors in psychology, and maintains a 4.0 GPA She is an avid dog lover, being raised with dogs at home, as well as coming to work with her big sister Ruthie, from a young age. Carly is a smart, compassionate, and loving human being. We love having her on our team! “I love Charm City Dogs! The family atmosphere not only makes it a fantastic place to work but ensures each dog will be given the love and care we would give our own.” -Carly

Meet CaraJane Duldulao

FullSizeRenderdgggCara is the newest  member of the Charm City dogs family.  She is an animal lover in many ways but loves dogs the most. Cara’s easy laugh and loving disposition make her a great asset to the CCD team! Our dogs love when Cara comes to play, they smother her with cuddles and kisses! “I love my welcome to CCD and I love all the kisses from the pups I work with.”  -Cara

 Meet Michael Rager

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Mike started working with Charm City Dogs in May of 2012 . For a number years he has worked in other Kennels with closed runs and kennel cages but really enjoys our open boarding and daycare! Mike likes to play, run,  jump and cuddle with our four legged clients and despite some minor allergies,  really enjoys his time here.