Brian is from Boston, joined the US Marines after high school, earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and retired from a 25 year career in the insurance business in 2013 to form Pawstin.
Dominique is from Cape Town, South Africa and was well into a career in financial services marketing when she met Brian on a Habitat for Humanity home building project in Zambia. They discovered a shared passion for adventure and service on that trip and together with friends from Missouri formed a non profit called Be the Change Volunteers building schools in developing countries.
We have always been dog lovers and looked forward to the day when we could again devote our time and attention towards quality time with dogs. We want those dogs to be your dogs, joining us on PAWSTIN walks.
Abby joined us recently and enjoys walking Pawstin dogs. Abby is also off to Medical School in the fall but walking Pawstin dogs until then.
Marcia has a lot of great dog walking experience in Austin. In addition to dog walking, Marcia is in the process of becoming a certified puppy trainer. She loves the dogs!
Dave joined Pawstin in early 2016 and has been full time since. He was a Washington DC dog walker before Pawstin and loves the big dogs.
Samuel (left) and Tanner joined Pawstin in our first year and have been full-time since. Sam and Tanner have a special bond with all their Pawstin dogs.
Bessie recently joined Pawstin and brings a lot to the team. She has great experience walking dogs in Austin and as a devoted volunteer at Austin Pets Alive for the past four years. You can see in the picture she loves the doggies. Bessie is a recent UT Austin grad and off to law school in a year but we are lucky to have her with Pawstin for now.
Nick Vincent is a devoted APA volunteer and brings lots of dog walking experience and training to Pawstin. Nick is another Pawstin dog walker in between undergraduate and graduate school, he will be getting his Masters in Physical Therapy next year. He also tutors at ACC but will be helping out team Pawstin in the mornings, evenings and weekends.