Meet the team


Marie founded Paws for a Cause in 2019. She has worked in Social Work for 15 years and has been heavily involved in rescues since 2008. She started volunteering at the Ottawa Humane Society as a dog walker and has been a volunteer in different rescues and sanctuaries since.  From 2016-2018, she worked as a kennel attendant where she continues to volunteer today.

International rescue organizations are also very important to Marie, and she has been involved with small groups who are fighting the dog meat trade, where there are currently no animal welfare laws. 

Frank- Social Media 

Frank joined Paws with a Cause to help with Social Media and to help showcase the rescues that we work with. 



Josee is a graduate of the veterinary

technician program and has worked for the Humane Society, and for private rescues and kennels. She currently works in a clinic and has extensive experience handling dog behaviors of all types. She has facilitated many adoptions in the past and knows how to match a right owner to a proper animal.


Kristin has worked in animal care for 10 years, as a dog walker, with large breed rescues and in a clinic setting. She brings her excellent customer service skills, passion for animal welfare, as well as pet first aid, dog emotion and animal welfare certifications to the rescue.



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