Our Team

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Meet the Team

We LOVE taking care of your pets! With everything we do, our staff’s actions uphold this pledge. Each team member has been hired based on their knowledge of animals, behavior, skills and experience. In addition, they are a part of this team because they bring a level of service, commitment and integrity second to none. We then consistently educate, coach and evaluate in order to fulfill our promise of providing you with the best pet care around.

Meet our leadership team whose talents and dedication foster an environment which values honesty, hard work and most of all exceptional and affectionate pet care.

Customer Service

Our Customer Service Team is here for you. If there is a question our team will find the answer for you. We strive every day to provide you with quality, knowledgeable and friendly service. We hope you never hesitate to call us - that's what we are here for!


Expertly knowledgeable about all aspects of our pet retreat, our dedicated team of reservation specialists are here to help you plan every detail of your pet's visit. From advising on the best accommodation, to arranging enriching activities and ensuring tailored menus to suit dietary preferences, our specialists will help you make the perfect arrangements for an exceptional stay.

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Jill Schellenschlager

General Manager

Emily Beall

Pet Care Supervisor

Eryn Rybak

Lead Pet Attendant

Lisa Kumer

Customer Service Supervisor

Erin Bogan

Marketing and Caring Canines Coordinator

Kerri Walsh

Marketing Administrator