Meet the people who play with and teach your dog at The Dog Sanctuary WI!

The Dog Sanctuary offers a locally-unique type of doggy daycare in Sussex, Pewaukee, Hartland, Brookfield and Menomonee Falls, WI. Every handler undergoes continuous dog behavioral training to ensure the safety of ourselves and our dog guests.

Every dog is important to us. We treat all of them like family.


Every handler at TDS WI is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR, and has previous experience with dogs. 

We are proud members of: 
Pet Professional Guild
Dog Gurus Off-Leash Group Play Safety Pledge 
Wisconsin Humane Society 
ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)


Thank you for supporting a local family-owned business!

Are a doggy daycare's owner and employees qualified to be watching your dog?

Please remember that the pet industry is not regulated. Anyone can open a pet-related business - even if they have never owned a pet! Your dog is part of your family. Before enrolling it in a dog daycare, talk to the owner or manager, and ask about their credentials. Proper credentials means the person understands how to take care of your loved one. Finally, take a tour of the facility ... and listen to your heart.


Sarah Tarantino
  • Owner and Operator of The Dog Sanctuary WI, LLC
Sarah is a lifelong dog lover and owner is extremely grateful to Melissa for giving her this opportunity. She has experience working with various dog daycares and pet resorts and looks forward to using her knowledge to keep TDS WI as enriching as ever. She is extremely passionate and takes pride in the care she and her team will provide for your pets! 
(Pictured on the left is her 3 year old mixed breed, Bean)
Sam Kosanke 
  • Manager at The Dog Sanctuary WI

Sam is very interested in dog behavior and is going to school to learn more about their behavior. She is loving the dog interacting so much and how they all play so differently together. We are lucky to have Sam with us! 

Cindy Burdick
  • Dog Handler at The Dog Sanctuary WI
Cindy has been with us for over 2 years and still loves it. She is especially fond of the smaller dogs and loves to discover all of their personalities. She has a dog of her own named Maggie, who has become a part of the pack as well. We are happy to have Cindy on our team!
dog daycare, dog boarding, dog training, pet boarding, playgroup

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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