Playgroup A.K.A. Doggy Daycare!

Did you know that the best time for a dog to learn social skills is between 3 and 16 weeks old? The Dog Sanctuary WI helps young dogs become social and confident (starting as young as 8 weeks, with proper shots). 

Join The Dog Sanctuary WI, a doggy daycare serving Sussex, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Hartland and Menomonee Falls, WI ... where you and your dog will always be treated like family!


​Dogs attending our playgroup learn how to work their minds differently, while exercising physically in a completely new way. We challenge their minds to become more well rounded and maintain a happy, balanced life.

Enrichment is for every dog, regardless of age, breed or size. There is no discrimination - every dog-friendly dog is welcome.


Your dog should never pick up a bad behavior from The Dog Sanctuary. We aim to strengthen their good behavior, not lessen it.

We do not use squirt bottles, shaker cans, yelling, or any adverse techniques on your dog. We are the only dog daycare in Wisconsin practicing these methods.


Why? Because they're scientifically proven to help your dog understand and learn, better than any other approach. It's been our focus since the day we opened, and always will be. Isn't that what you'd like for your furry best friend?

Requirements to attend Playgroup at The Dog Sanctuary WI

  • Non-aggressive towards canines or humans

  • Behavior Assessment done by The Dog Sanctuary WI 

  • Vaccination Records: Bordatella, Distemper, Rabies, Negative Fecal Sample

  • Neutered males over 6 months of age

  • On the first day your dog must stay for a minimum of 4 hours if accepted

*Dogs that are NOT spayed will be carefully observed in order to attend. 
Females will not be allowed to attend while in season.
We understand that every dog is unique and every situation is different and take every consideration in when processing behavior analysis.


We ask your interview day be the set day you plan to take your dog for the required set day once a week for four weeks to help us better understand your dog. Checking in to see how they're doing is encouraged. We can send pictures and videos straight to your phone or email with your request! 

We reserve the right to turn away any dog for any reason if they are not suitable for our playgroup.

Thank you for understanding.

To see our prices and packages available check out the Prices page.

R.I.P. Marley


Marley, even though you are in a better place now The Dog Sanctuary truly misses your energetic and spunky personality. You were such a joy to have with us, playing so sweetly with everyone and being a big lover! You were taken far too early but I'm glad you are at peace now not suffering. 


We love and miss you dearly, sweetheart!

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Enrichment Center

Daycare Hours


6:30am - 6:00pm

Mon. Wed. & Fri.


Day School Hours

P: 262-246-0332


N63 W22603 State Hwy 74 | Sussex, WI | 53089

Located on the east end of Main Street near Quad Graphics, and across from Subway.

Call/Text: 262.246.0332


Fax: 262.246.0333

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N63 W22603

State Hwy 74

Sussex, WI



Monday - Friday

6:30am - 6:00pm


Mon. Wed. & Fri.


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