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 hands-on training to ensure the safety of ourselves and our dog guests.

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



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 4 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!

Alexis Heinrichs

  • Dog Handler at The Dog Sanctuary WI

Alexis has been a great addition to the team! She and her dog Roxy love to come to work. Alexis is an avid animal lover and has many different pets at home. She also pet sits for Rover! We're glad to have Alexis here!

Brittany Eagon

  • Dog Handler at The Dog Sanctuary WI

Brittany has been great with the dogs! She didn't come from an animal background, but she learned very fast and has come a long way. She has a huge passion for the dogs and you can tell from her work. We are happy to have her!

Hannah Steiner

  • Dog Handler at The Dog Sanctuary WI

Hannah has been a joy to work with! She has worked at the Milwaukee County Zoo as well as at our Animal Clinic of Sussex. She loves the dogs and can't wait to bring her puppy Sadie to play! We are happy to have her!

Daycare Hours


6:30am - 6:00pm

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.

Your dog's home away from home!

Call: 262.246.0332


Fax: 262.246.0333

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N63 W22603

State Hwy 74

Sussex, WI



Monday - Friday

6:30am - 6:00pm

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