About Dawgs in Motion

Dawgs in Motion LLC has been in business since February of 2008; the building was built specifically for this business. Dawgs in Motion was created to give our customers a one stop shop experience for all their doggie needs. We like to look at Dawgs in Motion and its customers as being one big family! Our services include daycare, boarding, training, grooming, and more!

Looking for a rewarding new career for 2023?

We are always open to looking at candidates that have a passion for dogs and are wanting to work in a team environment.

Mission & Vision

Dawgs in Motion LLC’s mission is to give a dog’s owner a new understanding in the world of dog. All services are given with loving, hands-on care. Dawgs in Motion is an advocate of the dog and strives to gain the most potential possible of each dog. Exercising a dog’s mind and body, and enhancing Man’s Best Friend. We aim to improve a dog’s endurance and to strengthen social skills with physical and mental activities.

Our Company Culture

At Dawgs in Motion our company strives to have a good culture both for our staff and our customers. Each employee is expected to uphold our culture through their work with our special canine companions.

Our Team

Sue Richison

Sue R

Owner Dawgs in Motion

Presently and for the past 15 years, I have been a 4-H animal project leader. I have also been responsible for creating many new activities in the 4-H program. I have owned dogs my whole life along with many other animals. Working with dog trainers and after attending many seminars I decided to start my own business in help dog owners with the care of their pets. I enjoy using my medical knowledge in the hydrotherapy pool experiences as well.

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Susan C

Human Resources & Chief Financial Officer

Sue C has worked at Dawgs in Motion since April of 2010. She is the lead manager and oversees all of Dawgs in Motion’s services including all of our employee scheduling. She has a 13 year old Miniature Aussie named Mocha and a 15 year old orange Tabby cat named Sputnik. She loves working at Dawgs in Motion because she gets to see all of the dogs daily and loves how the staff genuinely cares for each and every pup’s well being while they are with us.

 Amanda Z

ABCDT, ABCMT, CGCC, CPMT, CCC, CPRC
Chief Technical & Operations Officer, Lead Massage Therapist, Lead Trainer & Swim Instructor

Amanda is the Chief Officer for operations and technical at Dawgs in Motion. She is also the lead trainer and massage therapist at Dawgs in Motion and is also a mentor trainer for Animal Behavior College. She has been working with Dawgs in Motion since October of 2015 and is certified in canine obedience, mentor training for instructing and training future trainers through Animal Behavior College, canine good citizen, trick dog, beginner agility, pet massage therapy, canine swimming instruction, hydrotherapy, pet CPR, animal communication, pet nutrition and animal psychology. She is currently working towards her masters in Animal Behavior and Science.

Shauna K

CMT
Customer Communications Officer & Massage Therapist

Shauna has worked at Dawgs in Motion since 2013. She leads a quiet life at home and enjoys spending time with her husband and her dog Pepper. She previously worked as a massage therapist for both humans and dogs. She now works primarily at our front desk with scheduling clients, assisting customers, taking phone calls, working on quotes for our boarding service, and much more! 

Laura Z

CMT

Front Desk Manager, Kennel Staff, Swim Instructor, & Massage Therapist

Laura has been working with Dawgs in Motion since September of 2017. She works in many areas here at DIM including our front desk and back in the kennel areas. Laura is also a swim instructor for the dogs and does swim evaluations and assisted swimming along with waterworks and standard massages. She has a 1-year-old Bassett Hound named Ohana in addition to her 2 bunnies, a tortoise, and her Ball Python, Nagini! Laura has lots of dog experience and has been working in the field of dogs for almost a decade!

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Nicky Z.

Daycamp Manager, Kennel Staff, & Swim Instructor

Nicky started working with Dawgs in Motion in September of 2023. She works in our daycamp area as a daycamp manager to ensure group play is safe and enriching to our guests. Nicky is also a swim instructor for the dogs and does swim evaluations and assisted swimming. She can also be found playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Olivia M

Daycamp Supervisor, Kennel Staff, Staff Trainer, Dog Trainer & Puppy Raiser

Olivia joined our team in July of 2021. Although she does not have a pup of her own, she spent a lot of time around dogs growing up. She loves being around dogs and caring for them. She is also one of our puppy raisers for Dawgs in Motion/Dawgs at Work’s Therapy Dog Program! She has two pets of her own, kitties named Leo and Harlow, in addition to the puppy she is raising, Britta! Olivia really enjoys working at Dawgs in Motion because she gets to spend lots of time loving, caring, and spoiling our guests with lots of attention and affection! Her favorite part is getting to see all the pups and watching their personalities grow!

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Kiana M.

Daycamp Supervisor & Kennel Staff 

Kiana started working with Dawgs in Motion in June of 2023. She works in our daycamp area as a daycamp supervisor to ensure group play is safe and enriching to our guests. She can also be found playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Merideth D.

Kennel Staff 

Merideth started working with Dawgs in Motion in November of 2022. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Kenzie M

Kennel Staff

Kenzie is a return member of our team! After taking some time off to attend college she recently returned to us in August of 2021. Kenzie also works at Pretty Paws Grooming. Kenzie works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Sierra V

Front Desk & Kennel Staff

Sierra started working with Dawgs in Motion in January 2021. When she is here at DIM you can catch her working in the kennels and daycamp with our guests. Her favorite thing about working with Dawgs in Motion is being able to have a work family and create relationships with dogs and their owners!

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 Lydia R

Kennel Staff

Lydia started here at Dawgs in Motion in June of 2021. When she is here at Dawgs in Motion you can find her working in the daycamp and the kenneling areas with our guests! Just like at home she loves to play with the pups and enjoys supervising and watching them all play with eachother!

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Krista B

Kennel Staff

Krista started here at Dawgs in Motion in June of 2021. She can be found working in our daycamp groups or in the kenneling areas when she is here at Dawgs in Motion! Krista’s favorite thing about working at Dawgs in Motion is getting to work with all the different dogs and working with all of her amazing co-workers!

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Amanda E.

Kennel Staff 

Amanda started working with Dawgs in Motion in December of 2022. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Elianna L.

Kennel Staff 

Elianna started working with Dawgs in Motion in January of 2023. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Makenzie D.

Kennel Staff 

Makenzie started working with Dawgs in Motion in May of 2023. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Maddie B.

Kennel Staff 

Maddie started working with Dawgs in Motion in July of 2023. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Savannah S.

Kennel Staff 

Savannah started working with Dawgs in Motion in September of 2023. She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Annika O

Cleaning & Office Assistance

Annika began working for Dawgs in Motion in December of 2020. She assists in cleaning and routine “housework” here at DIM as well as office assistance such as filing. She also assists in some of our specialty services such as our playdate service.

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Kelley B

Kennel Staff

Kelley has worked with Dawgs in Motion since February of 2010. She is a casual employee who also works for Piggly Wiggly. When she is here at DIM you can find her supervising the daycamp or in the back kennel areas! Her favorite part of working at Dawgs in Motion is being with all the pups both in group and for one-on-one sessions and working with her team!

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Linda L

Kennel Staff & Puppy Raiser

Linda started with Dawgs in Motion in March of 2021.  You can usually find Linda spoiling our guests with lots of love and attention during special one on one play sessions. Linda’s favorite thing about working at Dawgs in Motion is giving and getting the unconditional love a pet gives you by playing, hugging, and cuddling them.

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Alyssa W

Kennel Staff

Alyssa started with Dawgs in Motion January 2024. We are excited to have her on as a part of our team! She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Abigale K

Kennel Staff

Alyssa started with Dawgs in Motion January 2024. We are excited to have her on as a part of our team! She works in our daycamp area supervising and playing with our campers as well as working in the back kenneling areas when she is here with us!

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Nora E.

ABCDT, CPRC

Dog Trainer

Nora started working with Dawgs in Motion in Septemberof 2023. She teaches group obedience classes, private lessons, and in-home/off-site lessons.

Join Our Team

Looking for a rewarding new job for 2022? Working with dogs is a passion of many. You can be part of a dream by working with our Dawgs in Motion family in Saukville, WI.

We are always open to looking at candidates that have a passion for dogs and are wanting to work in a team environment. We are looking for people with patience, excellent communication and organizational skills, are punctual and dedicated. We believe that our customers deserve the BEST so we are always looking for our staff to be in possession of impeccable customer service skills.

We are open to full time and part time employment. We are a 365 day a year business as our dog customers need us every day. We do have flexible scheduling as long as we are always available to fulfill our dog customer’s needs. We always welcome and accept applications!

If you think you are the right person for a position with Dawgs in Motion, download our employment application below, complete it and email it to us at: [email protected]

Testimonials

The staff is awesome and genuinely care about our furbabies! Our dog does water therapy after ACL surgery and absolutely loves it and Shauna and Mandy were awesome with her.

Debbie H.

Just graduated from puppy star class and it was the best!! Met a lot of new friends also attended a puppy social. Events are structured and monitored by caring professionals.

Kathy M.

We had our dog in for 2 weeks we called often to check on her they had pictures on daily of dogs out side and inside they were very helpful how she was doing at anytime I will be back very nice place

Colleen B.

We are beyond impressed with this place. they have so many services and you can tell when you meet the staff that they really do care for the dogs. our favorite is looking at the page and seeing all the cute pictures they catch of our boy, Buddha!

Krista D.