Meet Our Team

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Angela Trzcinski

Founder & Owner

Since PetU opened in 2012, PetU has grown to three locations providing services to families in all facets of dog care. PetU grew into a “one stop shop” in Angela’s passion in helping dogs and their humans be the best team they can be. Angela works in every aspect of the business to make sure that “K9 Higher Education” shines through the PetU family every day.

Abbie Wilson
Abbie Wilson

General Manager and Head Dog Trainer

Abbie has worked in dog daycare and boarding settings for over ten years and has developed skills in group dynamics, social interactions, and understanding dog behavior. She has worked with PetU since 2016 and has shadowed with dog trainers while working hands-on with dogs and staff at each PetU location. She oversees the training program and conducts training evaluations to help owners and their pets with everything from basic obedience to behavioral issues. She actively pursues her education in new methodologies of dog training and is an AKC CGC Evaluator.

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Destiny Cheng

Assistant General Manager and Location Manager

Destiny has a passion for animals her whole life. She began at PetU in 2021 and developed her skill set in managing daycare groups, managing her teams of employees, and assisting with the day-to-day logistics of operations at PetU. She continues her education in dog training with her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Hero.

Marissa Candido
Marissa Candido

Store Manager

Marissa began at PetU in 2018 as a dog daycare attendant and assists in dog training with our Board & Train program since 2019. She has grown within the company over the years and in 2023 took on management of our Racine location. When she’s not looking after our clients and dogs, she loves to spend time with her family and training with her Corgi, Emma.

Allison Cacho
Allison Cacho

Dog Trainer

Allison has been with PetU since 2021 and fell in love with hands-on work with dogs from learning each dog’s personality to helping them maintain healthy play habits in daycare. In 2022 she pursued her interest in dog training and began individual sessions, teaching classes, and working with our Board & Train program. She loves watching dogs of all ages progress and to be part of their journey.

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Brynn Russell

Milwaukee Store Manager

Brynn’s lifelong passion for animals has led her to working with us at PetU since January 2022. She began working directly with playgroups and dogs in our daycare and boarding but has grown into a leader within the Milwaukee location. She has a pet rabbit and volunteers with wildlife care at WHS.

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