If Dogtopia had a middle name, it would be SAFETY! Our climate-controlled playrooms are deep cleaned and sanitized with pet-friendly cleaning supplies throughout the day. Contact us today to learn more about the Dogtopia difference!

Gainesville team

NEW PET PARENT?

If this is your pup’s first time at Dogtopia, there are a few things pet parents should prepare prior to rewarding your dog with the most exciting day ever!

As Dogtopians, we're a unique breed, we love and care for your pup like our own furry family.

At Dogtopia, our passion is giving every single dog the best-individualized care with their health, safety, and comfort as our top priority! Our home away from home environment is the perfect place for your pup to learn, play, and socialize with their BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever).

Meet the Team

Ashleigh Walker, Area Manager

Ashleigh joined our team in May 2015 while still in school. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 with a degree in Animal Sciences. She currently lives in Manassas with her Border Collie Mix, Fig, her two snakes, Klaus and Ole, and her frog, Squash. In her free time, Ashleigh loves to go hiking or spend time outdoors! She received her Pet First Aid and CPR Certification in October of 2017.

Manny Sattler, General Manager

Manny joined our team in July 2017. She lives in Gainesville with her Miniature Poodle, Ally. She graduated during her employment and dedicates her time towards the store. She lives by the motto ‘adopt don’t shop’ and hopes to continue to bring rescues home in the future. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Finn.

Brittany Walter, Groomer

Brittany joined our team in April 2018. She is 1/2 of our award winning grooming team here at Gainesville. She spends her time making our Dogtopia dogs feel brand new and clean! She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Cookie.

Kibby Kibodeaux, Groomer

Kibby joined our team in May of 2019. She was a talented Canine Coach and a welcoming Front Desk associate. She then tailored her talent to becoming 1/2 of our award winning grooming team here at Gainesville. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Cirilla.

Savannah Masters, Playroom Manager

Savannah joined our team in November 2019. She lives in Manassas with her Great Pyrenees, Buddy, and her cat, Cheeto! In her free time she enjoys hiking and exploring the sights. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Oasis.

Delaney Dunn, Front Desk

Joined our team in July 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Harper.

Te'shara Newman, Front Desk

Joined our team in October 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Noodle.

Ashley Hunsicker, Front Desk

Joined our team in October 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Blue.

Alesha Dennis, Front Desk

Joined our team in August 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Kojak.

Nicole Layne, Front Desk

Joined our team in December 2021.

Bailey Nelson, Rover

Bailey joined our team in February 2019. He lives in Haymarket with his Bulldog Mix, Goliath. In his free time, Bailey studies cardistry and continues to add to his ever growing collection of card decks.

Mary Kate Eicher, Canine Coach

Mary Kate joined our team in July 2019. She lives in Gainesville with her two Wheaton Terriers, Casey and Bailey, and her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Holly. In her free time she volunteers on a sanctuary farm to help out animals of all kinds!

Chris Bonacic, Canine Coach

Joined our team in July 2021. He is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Stalber.

Joshua Madden, Canine Coach

Joined our team in July 2021. He is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Revelry.

Alex Lucas, Canine Coach

Joined our team in July 2021. He is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Goliath.

Cody MacDowall, Canine Coach

Joined our team in September 2021. He is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Harlee.

Raquel Castillo, Canine Coach

Joined our team in October 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Jackson.

Niya Henriquez, Canine Coach

Joined our team in November 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Athena.

Julian Sams, Canine Coach

Joined our team in November 2021.

Madeline Brunt, Canine Coach

Joined us seasonally in August of 2021. She is pictured with Dogtopia dog, Dallas.

Bischon Frise Running in Dogtopia
Big Doggie on Slide
Pup with Tongue Out in Bath
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