Stina Hughes is the founder of Scampers Daycamp for Dogs. While living in Massachusetts, Stina adopted Rosie, a lovely but skittish beagle (better described as a nose with feet, as she has tendency to trot off to follow every interesting scent). Shortly after adopting Rosie, Stina discovered the nearby doggy daycare was her perfect solution to a busy family and work life.
A few years later, when the Hughes family returned from New England to the Pacific Northwest, Stina was unable to find a convenient location for doggy daycare to keep Rosie busy during workdays. She decided she could solve the problem, not only for herself but also for other Eastside residents, by opening Scampers Daycamp for Dogs.
Stina comes to the doggy daycare industry after a checkered career that includes database marketing, business administration and interior design. She brings a whole lot of love for animals in general, and dogs in particular.
Stina is married to Lindsay, a Market Research Analyst with Microsoft. Their daughter, Sarah, is a student at Redmond Junior High School, and a talented musician and athlete. Other members of the Hughes family are Spats and Trixie, Rosie’s feline friends.