Meet Our Daycare Staff

Connor Phelan
Lead, Customer Experience Associate
Connor, our front desk associate, joined our team in late 2017 and has been an outstanding addition to District Dogs. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College in Minnesota and moved to DC to pursue her interest in working with animals. Connor also works at District Doughnut!
Deon Herring
Lead, Daycare Attendant
Deon is one of our daycare attendants and has a knack for keeping an orderly playroom and a remarkably clean facility. He has worked in IT in the past but loves spending his day with dogs.
Cathleen Moore
Daycare Attendant
Cat is our primary overnight attendant. She keeps boarding dogs safe and cared for and maintains an immaculately clean facility. Cat also works as a veterinary technician assistant in Virginia and is the mother of two sons.
Sade Morning
Daycare Attendant
Sade is a dog attendant in our main playroom. She also works as a vet tech assistant in DC and has hopes of growing a career in the veterinary field. In the meantime, she is getting great experience handling dogs and caring for them at daycare!
Marquette Smith
Daycare Attendant
Marquette is a dog attendant and has had dogs and worked with dogs for as long as he can remember. His own dog, a pit mix named Spud, occasionally visits us at daycare, and Marquette most enjoys playing around with the big dogs in the playroom!
Ilana Kahan
Daycare Attendant
Ilana is our most recent addition to the team. She brings 4 years of dog handling experience to District Dogs and has a genuine passion for working with all the dogs she interacts with in our playrooms.
Megan Clipfel-Johnson
Customer Experience Associate
Paola Franco
Daycare Attendant