Meet our Dartmouth Team



Amanda was born and raised in New Jersey. They headed to Canada in summer 2013 looking for new adventure. They knew they wanted to work with animals since they were young, and a few years ago started their journey with Jollytails. Amanda is the Daycare Supervisor at the Dartmouth location, and has their certification in Pet First Aid. When Amanda isn’t at work, you can find them hiking or at the beach with their partner and two rescue dogs, Bay and Brooklynn!

Ainslie Isnor


Ainslie grew up surrounded by pets. She always had a passion for caring for animals, especially dogs (including her German Wirehaired Pointer, Splash, and her roommates' Boxer, Jax). She has spent a lot of time volunteering for ElderDog Canada. After graduating from Dalhousie University with a B.Sc. in Biology, she decided Jollytails would be the perfect place to follow her passion and was very excited to be working with the dogs in the daycare. Ainslie recently went back to school and is now our dedicated Sunday Puppy Social/Small Dog Social guru!

Samantha Baker


Samantha has spent her life in Eastern Passage. She has always had a love for dogs, but unfortunately had a busy family life as a child and did not have time for a pet. As soon as she had her own place Samm and her boyfriend got their first dog. A handsome pit Leo. Two years later Chev the dogo flew all the way from Europe to join their family. Samm loves spending her time out in the woods with her boys running free. As part of the new Burnside team Samantha is excited to meet so many new pups and gain more knowledge on our furry companions.

Cayden quinn


When Cayden is not spending all of his time being slathered with puppy kisses, he enjoys hiking the untraveled paths of Nova Scotia, whipping up a mean batch of s’mores cookies, and getting ready for Halloween 365 days a year! What Cayden likes most about daycare is meeting all the unique animals that walk through our door and getting to know each quirky personality. At home he resides in a small zoo in the urban city, he has an Akita named Luca, a cat Jujube, and 2 snakes; a ball python named Misha and a boa constrictor named Pluto ( Pluto would like you to know he’s going to be the worlds biggest noodle some day! )

Mackenzie Keith


Mackenzie grew up in Lower Sackville, NS she has always loved and had a passion for animals, especially dogs. She grew up with family dog Chloe who is a 13 year old bullterrier, so when Mackenzie decided to get her own dog she found Molly a 4 year old bullterrier at her local SPCA. She enjoys going on hikes and drives with Molly and taking her to see new places.
Before working at Jollytails Mackenzie mostly worked in cosmetics but knew she wanted to work with animals as they are her passion.

Mackenzie is excited to learn more about dogs and expand her skills and knowledge with animal care.