Barks & Recreation – Get To Know Us!

Mindy: Office Specialist & Daycare Attendant!

Continuing our series of staff introductions we wanted to sit down with Mindy, our amazing Front Office Specialist & Daycare Attendant! Mindy is such a breath of fresh air and just an overall positive and happy person. She truly loves the dogs and shows it everyday through her work. She loves country music, travelling and interacting with all of our amazing customers! So read more below and get to know our next super star staff member, Mindy!


Q: If you were stranded anywhere in the world, where would it be, and what 3 things would you bring with you?

A: I’d say Africa, I really love the different species of animals! I would bring: Binoculars, a Camera, and lots of food to live haha

Q: Where did you grow up? Tell us a little about it!

A: I grew up in a little town in Ohio called Kalida! They have a big festival every year in September called pioneer days. They do a big parade with 300 floats! It’s huge.


Q: Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.

A: I went to motorcycle mechanics institute and I graduated as a Harley Davidson Technician! That was 13 years ago.


Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?

A: My husband is a truck driver and I honestly would love to just travel the country with him in his truck and see different states from the road!


Q: What is your favorite movie of all time?

A: The Incredibles! I love Disney movies and cartoons in general.


Q: Who is your favorite Singer/Band?

A: Garth Brooks is by far my favorite Singer! What is your favorite song of his? Honestly, it’s “That Ol’ Wind”

Q: What would you do if you won the Powerball Lotto for $1 Billion Dollars?

A: I would buy my husband his own semi truck and then we could drive wherever we wanted and travel!

Q: You are now a member of the last t.v. show you watched! What is it and what are you going to do now?

A: The last t.v. show I watched was “Below Deck”. It’s kind of a reality show in a sense. They follow the crew and the captain of different boats all over the world. I would probably be a deck crew member if I was on the show. I couldn’t be the hospitality crew.


Q: If you were a dog, what breed would you be and why?

A: Honestly, I would say a Cocker Spaniel because they are both sweet and sassy!


Q: How would you describe Barks & Recreation?

A: To me it’s family! Half of the time we are here more than with our own family so we all get along great and take care of each other.


Q: What aspect of your role at Barks & Rec do you enjoy the most?

A: The interactions with the dog’s parents! I love the dogs too of course.