Carey

Carey

Co-Owner

I have been a dog lover my whole life & have had a house full of dogs for the past 10 years. Dogs are obviously my passion & after years in corporate America in an industry that just didn’t fit, I was lucky enough to parlay my passion into a career.

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Nicole

Co-Owner

I have always had a lifelong interest in animals, I currently own 2 dogs and 3 cats. My dream growing up was to be a veterinarian, but with a weak stomach that dream ended rather quickly.

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Macie

Manager

Hi, my name is Macie and have been working at DDG since 2008 & the Manager since 2012. The thing I love most about working at DDG is being able to get to know each and every one of your dogs on a personal level and care for them as they were my own while you are away.

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Samantha

Assistant Manager

Hi, I’m Samantha. I have been working at DDG since 2011 and I have been the Assistant Manager since 2014.  I graduated from the Minnesota School of Business with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2014 and I am now a Certified Vet Tech.

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Mike

Mike

Care Staff

Aloha! My name is Mike and I have been with DDG since 2012. My favorite part of the job is making friends with every dog that comes to play each day! I have my own amazing dogs that are apart of my family, Sophie, a.k.a. “Snowfeet”, is a 12 year old German wired hair pointer and she’s the boss of Marley Robert, a 5 year old jack Russell & poodle mix.

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Brianna

Care Staff

Hi, I’m Brianna. I have been with DDG since 2010. I have grown up with animals all my life and currently I have a Black Lab and Italian Greyhound mix named Ellie and a Plott Hound Mix named Pennie. My favorite thing about working at DDG is making sure that every dog is having a great time while they are away from home!

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Nick

Nick

Care Staff

Maybe you’ve seen me around DDG, well my name is Nick and this is my girl, Dixie. I’ve been around dogs my whole life. As a kid, my family fostered litters of puppies while we searched for a family to adopt them. We actually ended up adopting one ourselves, a little black lab/pit mix and we named her Doobie.

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Alyssa

Care Staff

Hi, my name is Alyssa. I am currently a student at Concordia University majoring in Psychology. I have had dogs around me my entire life and I love it! Currently, I have a Miniature Schnauzer named Rocky. I have been working at DDG since 2012 and it has given me the opportunity to work with so many different types of dogs and to actually enjoy coming to work every day! (more…)

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Jen

Jen

Care Staff

Hello, my name is Jen & I have been with DDG since 2014. I currently attend school for Veterinary Medicine. In second grade my teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, and I said I wanted to be a Veterinarian. This is still true. I absolutely love animals.

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Jill

Care Staff

Hi! My name is Jill and I have been working for DDG on and off since 2010. My relationship with DDG has been so special getting the chance to care for and love on all of your special pooches while you’re away.

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Anna

Anna

Care Staff

Hi, my name is Anna. I have been with DDG since 2012. I have always had a passion for animals, especially dogs. I have grown up with a variety of breeds my whole life and there was something special & unique about each one. From sledding with me as a child to getting them certified in Canine Good Citizen certificates and the Therapy Dog International program.

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Emily

Care Staff

My name is Emily and I started at DDG in April of 2015. I am currently in school to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. At home I have a ten year old Maltese/Bichon named Kiwi and I recently adopted at five year old Golden Retriever named Duke. Having a job where I get to hang out with dogs is like a dream come true! (more…)

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Jackie

Care Staff

Hi, I’m Jackie! I am currently studying Marketing at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. I’ve been an animal nut since birth, although dogs are my favorite. I spent my childhood running around my Grandpa’s veterinary clinic, stealing kisses from all the animals while he did the boring paperwork. I used to beg him to bring me to work since my parents wouldn’t let me have a dog (they eventually caved in). (more…)

Deven

Hello! My name is Deven and I started working at DDG in September of 2016. I have a new kitty at home and her name is Zelda. I have always had a passion for animals and working with them. I went to school to be a Vet Tech briefly but I have decided to change my focus to Marine Biology as of now. (more…)

Tori

Why hello! My name is Tori, and I started working at DDG in March of 2016. I have a huge passion for animals therefore I am going to school to get my degree in Veterinarian Technology at Ridgewater Community and Technical College in the Fall of 2016. (more…)

Joe

Hello, I’m Joe.  I started at DDG in September 2016. I first met DDG over 10 years ago when my own dog, Paige,  attended daycare here. Now I get the opportunity to work with this amazing team, and on top of that, the joy of meeting, playing, and caring for your pets as if they are my own. (more…)

Brittany

Hi my name is Brittany and I’m have worked at DDG since September of 2016. Pictured is my family dog, Piper. So far DDG has been everything I imagined! I get to spend my days looking after my favorite pups! (more…)

Gabby

Hi, I’m Gabby and I’ve been working at DDG since August of 2016. Since I was a little girl my family has been taking our dogs here to Dog Day Getaway. Since then it’s been my dream to work here! (more…)

James

Hello, my name is James aka Jen’s little big brother. I started at DDG in 2016. This job has been better than what I could imagine for my first job! I love being able to be with the dogs and making sure they have fun! I have a sweet old dachshund at home named Buttercup. I’m currently a high school student & on the high school hockey team which is another passion of mine. My favorite part is when the dogs get excited to see me & make best friends with all of your pups!