Meet The Team
The DOG Nanny Group is a locally owned professional dog walking and pet sitting business serving Marinette and Peshtigo, WI and Menominee, MI since 2010. Whether dog walking or vacation care, we strive to deliver an exceptional experience for both you and your furry pals. This focus has been the foundation of the DOG Nanny Group and is at the heart of each and every visit we do. We are passionate about offering the best care in the industry and proud to have set the standard for quality, professional pet care in the Tri-city area. Each staff sitter is hand picked and put through a multi-faceted hiring process including multiple interviews, a screening with pets, employment testing and a comprehensive background check. Each sitter is also bonded and insured. Our team is comprised of experienced, trusted and compassionate individuals dedicated to providing premium, personalized care in the comforts of your own home. When you book with The DOG Nanny Group you can rest assured your pets and home are in safe and capable hands. We provide the peace of mind you deserve, and the loving companionship your pet needs.
Chelsea, Pet Care Specialist
Chelsea joined the DOG Nanny Group in 2017. She grew up in Menominee and graduated from Menominee High School. Chelsea continued her education at Northern Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s in English. She went on to get her master’s in public administration with an emphasis in education. Chelsea grew up around dogs, and is the proud fur-mama of Attie, a much loved (and a little spoiled) English Springer Spaniel. She works full-time as an english teacher and absolutely loves being a pet nanny. Chelsea enjoys the work so much that she doesn’t even consider it a job! Chelsea has successfully completed both fetch-find and pet first-aid and CPR training.
Laurie, Pet Care Specialist
Laurie was born and raised right here in Menominee. She has had dogs and cats since the day she was born and cannot imagine having anything less than a small zoo in her home! Laurie always wanted to help animals in need and spent time volunteering with the Menominee Animal Shelter. While she enjoyed her time there, her big heart had her bringing home more and more pets that were difficult to place. Joining the DOG Nanny Group in 2019 satisfies Laurie’s desire to be of service to pets. She currently has a senior dog and an assortment of quirky felines. Laurie also works full time with Johnson Controls in Marinette. Laurie has successfully completed both fetch-find and pet first-aid and CPR training.
Skylar, Pet Sitter/Dog Walker
Skylar was born and raised in Marinette. She grew up with an assortment of dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, lizards and other furry, feathered, and scaley friends. Skylar graduated from Marinette High School and went on to work as a CNA helping residents in a local long term care facility. When the opportunity arose, Skylar joined the DOG Nanny Group because she has a passion for helping animals and plans to continue her education and go to school to become a Vet Tech. When asked, Skylar said “Being with animals all day truly is my dream job. I love being a pet sitter because I get to spend my days doing what I am passionate about. I also enjoy the bond I create with each of the pets in our care”. Outside of work, Skylar enjoys traveling, spending time with family, watching movies and eating popcorn, and taking her three dogs, (her kids), a Boston Terrier, Bat, Lola, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix, and Max, a young Pitbull mix for walks. Skylar joined the DOG Nanny Group team in 2020 and has successfully completed the Pet Care Team Training course.
Sierra, Pet Sitter/Dog Walker
Sierra was born and raised in Marinette and her passion for animals came at an early age. As a youngster, she had a cat and many different breeds of dogs in her home such as Rottweilers, German Shepherds and Pit Bulls. Sierra enjoys training her dogs in basic obedience and likes helping animals overcome their fears. Sierra likes being a DOG Nanny because she loves spending time with different pets and learning their personalities. She feels that each one has different quirks and things that make them happy. Her goal is to figure out what those things are and make sure that when she is with them, she is helping them live their best life. Sierra attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and holds a Surgical Tech. certification and an Administrative Professional Associates Degree. She currently lives at home with her fiancé and two dogs Maggie and Bronn. Sierra joined the DOG Nanny Group in 2020 and has successfully completed the Pet Care Team Training course.
Emma, Pet Sitter/Dog Walker
Emma is originally from lower Michigan and grew up around a variety of animals. She joined the DOG Nanny Group team in 2020 because of her love for pets. “I love taking care of anyone! It’s nice to build a relationship with the pets in our care and to know their families trust us with their fur kids.” Emma is working toward her nursing degree at NWTC and also works part time at the Cottages. Emma is a true caregiver at heart and loves the roll she plays in the lives of those she cares for. When not at work, Emma is happy spending time with her dogs and cats at home and enjoying the great outdoors. Emma has successfully completed the fetch find pet training course.
Autumn, Pet Sitter/Dog Walker
Autumn is originally from Wausaukee and has lived in the area her entire life. Growing up, she always had dogs and cats at home. Autumn currently lives with her husband, son, 3 dogs (1 Husky, 2 yorkie shih Tzu mix) and a cat. “I really like being a DOG Nanny because I have a passion for animals. I enjoy spending time with client pets and helping to take care of them when their families are going about their everyday routines”. Autumn Majored in Psychology and Human development and is currently a Head Start teacher in Marinette. Autumn joined the DOG Nanny team in 2020.
Lori, Pet Sitter/Dog Walker
Lori originally joined the DOG Nanny team in 2011. She enjoyed providing care for client dogs and cats and making sure they were happy while their families were away. Lori left to focus on her career in the medical field in 2015 and missed the fur kids so much she rejoined the team in 2017! Lori has a good deal of experience with both dogs and cats and sharing her love and caring with client pets fills her heart. Lori lives in Peshtigo with her husband and their fur kids.