Meet Our Team

Samantha Jakab
Samantha is a graduate of the Medina County Career Center Animal Program. She learned there that animals were her greatest passion. She decided that grooming dogs was her path and she loves to add creative touch to each and every guest here at Dog Gone Crazy.

Nicole Danszczak,
Pet Concierge
Nicole is a student at Ohio State University. She is studying Animal Science and pours her passion into every pet that comes her way!

Sara Durbin
Pet Conceirge
Sara is a student at an out- of- state University studying Economics and Political Science. She started working with Dog Gone Crazy in the Summer of 2017. Sara loves working with animals and is excited to get to know your pet!

Tom Jenkins,
Tom is the owner but we call him the "creepy maintenance guy.” He loves to keep us amused as he keeps the kennel in tip top shape.

Alexa Weiland,
Pet Concierge
Alexa is a student at Miami University of Ohio. Her field of study is Animal Science as well. She loves animals big and small and hopes to be a Veterinarian one day.

Mallory Dansczak,
Pet Concierge
Mallory is a student at a local University, majoring in Nursing. Not only does she have a passion for helping people, but also puts that passion towards working with animals. She has been with Dog Gone Crazy for four years while going to school.

Stephanie Durbin,
Pet Concierge
Stephanie is a Junior at a local University, majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Psychology. She hopes to become a Physical Therapist in the future. Stephanie has worked at Dog Gone Crazy for three summers and absolutely loves working and getting to know the animals in our care.

Katlin Kall
Pet Concierge
Katlin has the experience and passion for working with animals of all kinds. Katlin loves learning about the unique personalities of every pet that stays with us. She makes sure every pet that stays at Dog Gone Crazy is having the best experience possible.

Brittany Soto
Brittany has been working with dogs since 2013. Brittany loves grooming, especially the detail of poodles and making every dog feel great!

Sara Hoose
Pet Concierge
Bio coming soon!

Christie Benke,
Customer Service
Christie has been in Administrative/Customer Service rolls for over 25 years.

Elvina Brahaxhia,
Pet Concierge
Elvina is a Veterinary Technician graduate of Stautzenberger College, with planned licensing for Registered Veterinary Technician in 2018. Elvina loves working with all animals and is very passionate about her vocation.

Jillian Schrote
Pet Conceirge
Jillian is a Senior in High School with an upcoming graduation in 2018 when she will be college bound. Jillian loves working with animals and started at Dog Gone Crazy in May, 2017.

Larie Thomas
Pet Conceirge
Larie is a Senior in High School and loves being around animals! She started working at Dog Gone Crazy in May, 2017.

Tiffany Charek
Tiffany is a graduate of The Medina County Career Center for Animal Care and became a groomer immediately after graduation. She loves making dogs feel more comfortable and enjoy doing breed standard cuts. Dogs are my passion.

Emily Hoose
Pet Conceirge
Bio coming soon!


Kelly West “Excellent place we have never trusted anyone to take care of any of our animals but needed a place for our cat. After a visit we loved the place and left her in their care. We couldn't be happier they took get care of her. Thanks.”

Jennifer & Socks
“I wanted to thank you guys so much for taking good care of Socks while we were away this past weekend!  She came home smelling all sweet and fresh and just her own loving self.  I’m glad we now know we have someone close by that can take good care of her for us!  I promise we’ll be back with her soon.  Thanks again!”

Joanne Pieragastini Arko wrote:
"My English bulldog and Boston terrier just spend 25 days at this kennel, and I was beyond pleased with the care they received. We will definitely board our dogs with them again, and I will recommend them without reservation to our dog owning friends. They deserve a five star rating!"

Jami Korneder wrote:
"Have used this kennel several times and highly recommend them! My dogs are well taken care of and the staff is very friendly! Plus, the price is the best around."

Kaitlin Faith Marie Kennedy wrote:
"You guys took amazing care of our dog. Judah!!!! I hope the next vacation we go on his little big sister luna can join him. :)"

Jane Panasik Bopple wrote:
"Jett and Murphy were taken care of well! One of the employees even showed me pictures of Murphy playing in then water. We have boarded all our dogs here, great place."

Kathryn Parker Pursel wrote:
"We have been taking our beautiful Shadow to Dog Gone Crazy for over 3 years....consistently our girl comes home happy & content; we feel confident the care she is receiving is well supervised and overall top notch! The staff is knowledgeable, patient, caring and very friendly. We feel welcome from the moment we walk in or when we call to check on our is a safe & clean environment with great ventilation of their indoor/outdoor kennels protected from the elements. We feel her environment is SAFE and Clean. The owners & staff are genuinely concerned and we feel confident when we have to leave our baby.. we know she is in EXCELLENT hands"

A Note from the Owner

Sandra Jenkins, President and Owner

"At Dog Gone Crazy, we have a passion for animals. You can feel the sunshine in the air here, even when it's grey outside.

My focus is on FUN both personally and professionally.

And I live on the 6.5 acre property, and I treat each and every pet as if it were my own."