Meet the Staff



Resort Manager

About: Glenn has a Beagle named Lucy and a Boston Terrier named Molly (though he wants to add more dogs in the future!) He has been at Paws and Claws for about a year. He is working to become a certified dog trainer.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: The opportunity to grow in skills as a dog leader!

Free Time: He loves dog training, hiking, weight-lifting, boating, and canoeing whenever he can get on the water.



Guest Services Coordinator

About: Pictured with Dash, her Shepherd mix (mid-bark.) She also has a Siamese cat named Snow. Melanie graduated with an English degree from UWRF, and is interested in getting her vet tech degree.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Getting to know all of the dogs and their owners!

Free time: She enjoys singing, painting, watching TV, and spending time with her husband, pets, friends, and family.


Lead Counselor/Guest Services

About: Adri has two dogs, Mya and Coco, and a guinea pig named Henry. She’s majoring in Pyschology and minoring in Animal Sciences, and she wants to work at or own a shelter!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Playing with the dogs and seeing their different personalities.

Free Time: She likes kayaking, adventuring with Mya, and watching movies.



Camp Counselor

About:  Pictured with Beasty, a Paws and Claws favorite.  Jolee has two cats at home, Keen and Kozo, both rescues.

Favorite part of working at Paws and Claws:  Being able to care for the dogs and knowing that she is helping take care of the “kids” for their families!

Free time:  She is a volunteer at the Humane Society and a dog walker who enjoys playing with her kitties when she’s home.


Camp Counselor

About: McKenna has two pets, a Golden Lab named Tucker and a Black Lab named Puck. She hopes to be an animal trainer someday!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Meeting new people (staff, clients, and dogs) and having fun working with them in a safe, playful way.

Free Time: She likes swimming, singing, and going on walks with her dogs.


Lead Counselor

About: Pictured with his Boxer mix, Joplin. Sam hopes to be a chemist or a musician someday!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Working with all the dogs, of course!

Free Time: Sam enjoys playing music and playing with animals.


Camp Counselor

About: Morgan has two Maltese/Shih Tzu mixes, Max and Jack, and a Golden Retreiver mix named Bella, and 4 cats. She plans on becoming a Vet Tech.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Being able to work with all different types of dogs!

Free Time: She likes playing basketball, hanging out with friends, and walking her dogs.


Guest Services

About: Brittney has 2 dogs, Marlee and Missy, and one cat named Bandit. She goes to UWRF for Elementary Education, and is interested in becoming a vet tech.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Playing with all the dogs and meeting the owners!

Free Time: Going on walks with her dogs and seeing new movies.


Lead Counselor

About: Bio coming soon!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws:

Free Time: 


Camp Counselor

About: Francis has two Mastiff mixes, Chevy and Colonel, so there’s lots of drool! He hopes to get into voice acting for cartoons, movies, and video games.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Meeting all the dogs, and treating them like family!

Free Time: He enjoys playing games, either board games or video games, with his friends.


Camp Counselor

About: Jessie has a tri-color terrier named Sunny, and three children, Tessa, Ben, and Ellen.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws:  The staff is informative and learning about all the dogs!

Free Time: She enjoys relaxing with her children, and spending time with family and friends.


Camp Counselor

About: Riley has a mini-Sheltie named Savannah and a Lhasa Apso named Corey. She really wants to get a Newfoundland! She would like to get her degree in addiction counseling, and hopes to get some experience grooming!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws:  The fun, happy environment and all the breed diversity!

Free Time: Riley likes playing with her dogs and painting or creating art.


Camp Counselor

About: Photo coming soon! Ryan has two dogs, a Golden Retriever mix named Roxy, and a Lhasa Poo named Lacey. He also has two cats. He hopes to run his own business one day, and eventually own a small farm.

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Becoming friends with so many dogs!

Free Time: He likes to play with his pets and spend time with his friends.


Camp Counselor

About: Photo coming soon! Haley has dogs, cats, goats, chickens, fish, and a rat! She hopes to own her own business one day and travel!

Favorite Part of working at Paws and Claws: Knowing that the dogs are being well taken care of – it can be very rewarding.

Free Time: Haley likes to be with friends and family, weight-lifting, and many outdoor activities (i.e. hiking, being at the beach, etc.)

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