Who Are We?
Founded by Jeanne in 2000, Pampered Paws is a dedicated team of pet loving caretakers and groomers, based in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
Meet the owner
Say Hi To Jeanne !
Jeanne is the owner of Pampered Paws! She originally opened her doors in 2000 as just a small daycare/boarding facility and now we accommodate over 100 dogs a day during our busy seasons and peak times! Jeanne has always been an animal lover, rehabilitating deer, raccoons, and kittens in her off time. She has three dogs, Odie, Daisy, and Buddy! She is actively involved in the business and you can find her most days playing with dogs out back or greeting customers with a smile up front. She strives to create an at-home atmosphere for both our furry clients and their owners.
Sandra was busy grooming so her dog Vinny sat in for the photo shoot!
Sandra has been with us since January of 2006! Sandra has been a groomer for almost 40 years and used to own a pet sitting business in Racine before coming to us as our Kennel Manager. Now Sandra is our Grooming Manager making sure each and every pet leaves Pampered Paws looking amazing. Her favorite thing about working here is of course, “the dogs!” When Sandra isn’t at work she likes spending time with her golden retriever, Vinny
Kristin has been with us since December of 2010. She has done everything from the front desk, grooming, and now the kennel. Kristin previously worked in Hospitality for 15 years before discovering her love of the animal industry. She worked in an animal clinic and also took up grooming. Her favorite thing about working for us is “The clientele! You develop strong relationships with pets and their owners.” She enjoys being active outside of work by swimming, hiking, and biking.
Stephanie has been with us since October 2013. Stephanie is the Manager here at Pampered Paws. She has worked in the service industry since she was 14 and had always wanted to work with animals. Her favorite thing about working here is “everyone loves the animals like they are our own!” When Stephanie isn’t working she is spending time with her family, friends and enjoying time with her dogs Jessie and Riley.
Kennel & Front Desk
Kate has been with us since April 2015 working in the kennel and the front desk. Kate knew from an early age she wanted to work with animals and attended MATC before having her daughter, Harper. Kate’s favorite thing about working for Pampered Paws is “The relationships between the clients and staff” and the close-knit atmosphere that we have here. When Kate isn’t working she is spending time with her family and her dog Mocha.
Kennel & Grooming
Caitlin or “Tiny” as we call her has been with us since October 2015 as part of our kennel staff and has been learning how to groom as well. Tiny grew up on a farm and was raised around many different animals with always a dog or three at home. She previously worked at the wildlife park in the dells before starting at Pampered Paws. Her favorite thing about working at Paws is “meeting and getting to know so many dogs and their individual personalities!” When Tiny isn’t at work she’s outside either horseback riding or spending times with her dogs, Sadie and Bella.
Rachel has been with us since May of 2016 working in the kennel. She previously did some volunteer work at an animal shelter close by. Her favorite thing about working at Pampered Paws is “learning the personalities of all the different dogs that stay with us!” When Rachel isn’t working she is spending time with her dog, Bobo, her family, and riding horses.
Ashley has been with us since 2017 as a part of our part time kennel staff. Her favorite thing about working here is the clientele and staff. Currently she is working as a vet assistant and she loves every minute of it, once she is finished with her degree she will be a veterinary technician. She has two noisy Coonhounds, two other rescued mixed breeds and is trying to convince her parents to get a cat!
Front Desk Lead
Laura has been with us since May of 2018 as the front desk lead as well as in the kennel. She previously worked as a Vet Assistant for a year and is a licensed Equine Massage Therapist. Her favorite thing about working for us is that “Everyone is an animal lover with compassion for all of the animals that stay here; it’s just a really wonderful place to work!” When Laura isn’t working she’s enjoying her horses and spending time with her dogs Gunner, Lilly, Victoria and her parrot.
Kennel & Front Desk
Kristy has been with us since April of 2019. Kristy works in the kennel and on the front desk. Her favorite thing about working at Pampered Paws is “how passionate the staff is about their jobs.” When Kristy is not working she is painting, hiking, baking cakes and spending time with her dog Evie.
Eric has been with us since June of 2019 working in the kennel. His favorite thing about working here is how kind everyone is and how much everyone cares about every dog that comes here. Eric has over 5 years of experience working with horses and is currently studying to become a certified veterinary technician. When Eric isn’t working he’s spending time with his 3 dogs (Luna, Precious and Scruffy) and cat Adrian.
Arin has been with us since March 2020. She started her grooming career 10 years ago in Milwaukee and has loved it ever since. Her favorite things about being a groomer is being able to provide gentle grooming, forming bonds, and seeing the dogs get excited to see their groomer. Arin loves all animals and has many of her own. When she isn’t at work she is spending time with all of her critters at home, enjoying the outdoors, or listening to audio books. Arin has 2 dogs, 3 kitties, 1 bird, and a king snake.