Canine Acres Pet Boarding & Grooming Services


When you bring your pet to Canine Acres Pet Resort, you will never have to feel bad about leaving him behind. At our cutting-edge facility, your special pet will enjoy the ultimate in both fun and relaxation. It is our passion to provide your pet with an extraordinary experience in a professional, safe, and loving environment. Our friendly staff at Canine Acres goes out of their way to make each pet feel like part of our family. When your pet visits our resort, you can rest assured knowing you are providing your pet with high quality services and care.
 
Our experienced staff are people who not only love animals, but are also proficient in working with a wide variety of breeds, behaviors, and medical needs. Canine Acres is proud to say we are not a breed-restrictive facility. Our staff has experience working with geriatrics. or special needs, and puppies.
 
Our goal is to create an environment where you and your pets can come to relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside. You are always welcome to bring your pet out and walk around our facility or relax in our upstairs lobby where you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee or soda. We are here for you!

 
 
 

Meet the Team


Canine Acres Staff
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Hope Dagoberg
Hope Dagoberg
Owner & Supervising Manager
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Hope has worked as the Supervising Manager of Canine Acres since 2008 and has been involved with dogs and training her entire life. She has enjoyed taking many dogs through novice obedience training as well as certifying two dogs as therapy animals. Hope graduated from high school near Fergus Falls and then attended a two-year bible college program through her church. Currently, Hope and her husband Seth live on a hobby farm outside of Fergus Falls where they enjoy the beauty of nature and all that comes with country living. Along with spending time outdoors some of Hope’s hobbies are spending time with family and friends as well as helping with her church’s college program and other church activities. In addition to volunteering in nursing homes and schools, Hope enjoys spending time with her Rough Collie “Daniel”, cat “Elsie”, three Alpacas “Dutchess”, “Coco”, and “Sammy”, and several Peafowl.

 

Amy Sund
Amy Sund
Boarding & Assistant Manager
A Fergus Falls native, Amy Sund worked as an LPN for 11 years before pursuing her interest in working with animals.  Prior to starting work at Canine Acres in 2012, Amy worked part time for six years at the Otter Tail County Humane Society.  Amy is in her third year of Pre-Vet classes at the U of M in Morris. Amy has a sweet Weimaraner "Scarlett" who loves to  visit Canine Acres and "babysit" our daycare guests. Amy enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors.
Katelyn  Sperling
Katelyn Sperling
Grooming Manager
Katelyn grew up in the Fergus Falls area always surrounded by animals. She cared for a variety of critters while enjoying reading and learning about them. She finished high school in Fergus and pursued further education in the F/M area. In the summer of 2008, she started working at Petco. After a couple of years attending school and working at Petco, she decided to invest all of her time to become a pet stylist. There she loved developing relationships with the animals and their owners. In the summer of 2017, she moved back to the Fergus area and started working at Canine Acres. When she's not working, Katelyn enjoys reading, art, music, traveling, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.
Jackie Drechsel
Jackie Drechsel
Receptionist

Jackie has lived in Fergus Falls all of her life. She and her husband Randy have a beautiful country home where she spends time outside in her garden and enjoying time with her family. They also raise cattle and have a beautiful one-year-old Shiloh Shepherd named Koda. After working many years in retail, Jackie started working at Canine Acres in August of 2013.

Lakia Hamilton
Lakia Hamilton
Groomer
Lakia is currently a freshman in accounting at M State in Fergus Falls. While she currently does not own any dogs, Lakia hopes to in the near future. In addition to grooming, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, participating in church activities,  exploring the outdoors, reading, and developing her artistic talent.

Amanda Kramer
Amanda Kramer
Groomer
Amanda is a groomer at Canine Acres and has been with us since the summer of 2016. A 2012 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek Hight School, Amanda grew up in the country where she spent a lot of time creating memories on her grandmother's farm. This is where she discovered and cultivated her love for animals. Amanda attended a grooming school in Anoka, MN, called Pucci Pet Career Studios where she learned from and enjoyed the great teachers and staff. Amanda also enjoys spending time with family and friends. 


 
Sam Jorud
Sam Jorud
Boarding Caregiver
Sam has lived her entire life around animals,  from caring for cats and dogs to managing the dairy business on the Jorud family farm. While managing the herd, she also earned her Associate of Arts degree from M STATE in Fergus Falls. Although the cows are no longer part of the Jorud farming operation, Sam continues to enjoy living in the country on the century farm where she remains in close contact with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. In addition to farming, Sam worked part-time at Eagle Lake Pet Boarding until the owner relocated. Recently, Sam adopted Dozer, a beagle/boxer cross in need of rescue at 4 weeks old. In addition to her love of dogs, Sam also enjoys going to derbies and movies with friends and spending time with her family.
Nikki Ellingson
Nikki Ellingson
Boarding Caregiver
Nikki is a senior at Breckenridge High School and is interested in pursuing a Vet Tech degree in the future. She has a one-year-old Maltese-Shih Tzu named Jax and a Quarter/Appaloosa Horse named Norman. She began working at Canine Acres in July of 2016. In her free time, she enjoys competing at horse shows and spending time with friends.

Alise Werner
Alise Werner
Boarding Caregiver
Alise is a Fergus Falls native and is in her senior year at Kennedy Secondary School this year. Alise is the older of two girls in her family and has a yellow lab named Ellie and a kitten named Willow. A dancer since the age of three, Alise now dances at the Edge Dance and Performing Arts. She also has participated on the Edge competition team 'Edge Force Dance Company' for three years. Alise enjoys working at Canine Acres and taking care of many wonderful animals.
Lydia Permann
Lydia Permann
Boarding Caregiver
Lydia is the youngest daughter of the Permann family and has been busy helping at Canine Acres since it opened. She is currently a senior in high school and enjoys spending time with her own animals including her dog Rueben. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends and attending youth group activities. 
Brynn  Rogelstad
Brynn Rogelstad
Boarding Caregiver
Brynn has been working at Canine Acres since 2016. A graduate of Kennedy Secondary School, she is now a sophomore at NDSU working towards a degree in agribusiness. In her free time, Brynn enjoys working with her horses, competing at barrel races, and taking care of a menagerie of animals on her family's hobby farm. Brynn has two dogs, Russia, a Pitbull/Boxer mix, and an Australian Shepherd named Finley. She is currently working with Finley in obedience classes with the goal of getting her certified as a therapy dog. 
Lauren Werner
Lauren Werner
Boarding Caregiver
Lauren began working at Canine Acres the summer of 2017. Currently a senior at the Kennedy Secondary School, Lauren enjoys playing hockey and participating in variety of other sports. Lauren is passionate about dogs and enjoys working with them at any level. She has two dogs of her own, Ace, a German Shepherd and Coco, an American Bulldog/Labrador mix. Lauren has plans to study government and politics in college.   


 

 

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