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!

Join Our Team

Looking for a rewarding new job for 2022? We always welcome and accept applications!

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 Team

Sue Richison

Sue Richison

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 Crislip

Lead Manager

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. 

Shauna Kinn

CMT
Assistant Manager & 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 dogs Molly and 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! 

Amanda Zavadil

ABCDT, ABCMT, CGCC, CPMT, CCC, CPRC
Assistant Manager, Daycamp Manager, Massage Therapist, & Lead Dog Trainer

Amanda is the lead trainer 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.

Lori Quigley

ABCDT, ABCMT, CGCC, CPRC, CPMT, CPP
Dog Trainer  & Massage Therapist

Lori has worked with Dawgs in Motion since October of 2018. She is certified in canine obedience, canine good citizen, trick dog, and pet CPR. Lori recently took her continuing educations courses in pet psychology, nutrition, animal reiki, and basic grooming care. She is currently working on learning beginner level agility for dogs! Lori is also our In-Home and Off-Site trainer. She specializes in working with obedience and behavioral issues in home including aggression.

 Ashley Strong

Daycamp Manager, Kennel Staff,  & Dog Trainer

Ashley has been working with Dawgs in Motion since July of 2019. She is one of our daycamp managers. Her job includes managing the group play for dogs, doing evaluations for new dogs, creating specialized groups, and ensuring the fun and safety of our guests. Ashley is also one of our most recent trainers to join the team! She does private lessons and teaches group obedience classes and is currently training with the lead trainer to learn how to do our guided assisted swimming lessons. Ashley loves spending time outdoors with her family, friends, and her pups Nala & Chevy!

 Brenna Winter

Front Desk Manager & Kennel Staff

Brenna has been working with Dawgs in Motion since August of 2019 and is our front desk manager and also works with the dogs in the kennels and daycamp! She loves giant breed dogs; she previously had two Great Danes and now owns a St. Bernard named Yeti. Not only does she love big dogs, but she also enjoys the company of her feline friends including her Orange Tabby and chocolate Maine Coon.

Baily Classen

Daycamp Manager & Kennel Staff

Baily has been working with Dawgs in Motion since February of 2021. She joins us from a small town in Nebraska, and is one of our daycamp managers here at the facility. Her job includes managing the group play for dogs, doing evaluations for new dogs, creating specialized groups, and ensuring the fun and safety of our guests. Baily loves going on hikes and adventures with her Husky, Nova! She also enjoys reading and designing graphic tee’s

Jaden Leider

Daycamp Manager & Kennel Staff

Jaden has been working with Dawgs in Motion since May of 2021. She is one of our daycamp managers here at the facility. Her job includes managing the group play for dogs, doing evaluations for new dogs, creating specialized groups, and ensuring the fun and safety of our guests. Jaden loves to meditate with the help of her German Shepherd, Karma, and learn about all things spiritual. She loves working with the dogs and can be seen running daycamp or working in the kennel areas.

Laura Zack

Front Desk Staff & Kennel Staff

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. 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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Annika Olsen

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. Some of her favorite time here is when she gets to play with her DIM buddy, Dallas. Outside of work Annika enjoys knitting, yoga, & Tae Kwon Do!

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Sierra Voigt

Kennel Staff

Sierra started working with Dawgs in Motion in January 2021. She currently attends Northern Ozaukee High School and participates in extra curriculars such as volleyball and musicals. She loves to sing around the house and spend time with her pup Paisley Mae. 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 DIM is that she can have a lot of fun and spends tons of time with the dogs!

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Maya Koehn

Kennel Staff

Maya started here at Dawgs in Motion in June of 2021. She loves dogs and spends most of her free time playing and cuddling with her pup Zayn. She also enjoys doing creative things such as making works of art and playing the trombone. When she is here at Dawgs in Motion you can find her working int he daycamp and the kenneling areas with our guests!

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 Lydia Reams

Kennel Staff

Lydia started here at Dawgs in Motion in June of 2021. She loves taking her dog Rubble, for walks and running around playing with him. 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 Beck

Kennel Staff

Krista started here at Dawgs in Motion in June of 2021. She has all kinds of animals at home including goats and rabbits in addition to her fluffy Pomsky, Reya. Outside of work Krista enjoys spending times in the outdoors doing activities like fishing. She can be found working in our daycamp groups or in the kenneling areas when she is here at Dawgs in Motion!

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Lauren Dopke

Kennel Staff

Lauren started here at Dawgs in Motion in July of 2021. She is no stranger to the world of dogs and has been known to foster many pups with her family. She loves taking their adoption photos as well as plenty of photos of her pup Tank. Lauren also has 2 rabbits named Oreo & Milo. When Lauren is here at work you can find her in back working with our daycamp pups or in the back kenneling area!

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Olivia Micksch

Kennel Staff

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. 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!

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Kenzie Mueller

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 as a bather. She loves spending time with the pups here at DIM as well as her own black Labrador pup, Denali. 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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Becky Janesheck

Kennel Staff

Meet Becky! She started working for Dawgs in motion. Becky is married and has four sons and a daughter in law. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and friends and all of her many animals which are two goats 11 chickens a big rabbit bearded dragon leopard gecko a hedgehog a Russian tortoise fish two cats and a dog. When she is spending time away from her kiddos you can find her working with the dogs in daycamp and play time as well as in the back kennels!

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Kelsey Leaf

Kennel Staff

Kelsey started working at Dawgs in Motion in November of 2021. She is a student at Concordia University and is studying early childhood education. She loves to go on hikes with her pup Marvel and compete in triathlons. Kelsey also spends her time as a Comfort Dog Handler with Condordia’s Comfort Dog Ministry. She loves spending time and bonding with the dogs here at Dawgs in Motion and can be found in the back kennel areas or in our daycamp play groups supervising and playing with the pups.

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Kelley Bell

Kennel Staff

Kelley has worked with Dawgs in Motion since February of 2010. She is a casual employee who also works for Pretty Paws Grooming and the Dollar Tree. She loves every moment that she gets to spend with the dogs and spoiling her pup Zoey with the massage service at Dawgs in Motion. When she is here at DIM you can find her supervising the daycamp or in the back kennel areas!

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Marin Latzke

Kennel Staff

Marin was welcomed to our team at Dawgs in Motion in December of 2021. Marin loves animals and spends her free time hanging out with her tiny pup Ozzy and competing with her Horse! When Marin is here at Dawgs in Motion she can be found helping supervising and playing with our pups in daycamp or in the back kenneling area assisting with the care of our campers and cleaning!

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Linda Lueck

Kennel Staff & Puppy Raiser

Linda started with Dawgs in Motion in March of 2021. She is very passionate about animals and has a beagle of her own named Joy. Joy has come such a long way since she came to live with Linda. Previously a stray on the run for years, Joy was finally caught and was re-socialized and trained with Linda. Linda is also a puppy raiser for Dawgs in Motion and works with our training team to help raise, care for, and train our Dawgs in Motion Therapy puppies that we raise and train as therapy dogs for Concordia University. You can usually find Linda spoiling our guests with lots of love and attention during special one on one play sessions.

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 Ava Schnapup

Kennel Staff

Ava was welcomed to our team at Dawgs in Motion in April 2022. She is a highschooler and spends her time after school here at DIM helping care for the pups. Although she is newer to the team Ava has fit right into our DIM family and has a passion for animals. She can be found helping out in the daycamp, caring for the camp guests, and assisting in cleaning! 

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.