Lindsay, Since 2003

Lindsay, Since 2003

Manager, Play & Stay

Lindsay started at Heartland as a client care associate. She expressed her interest in managing a dog day care for several years and eventually transitioned into the manager of Play & Stay once it was built in 2009. She graduated from KU in 2003 with a degree in Biology. She is a mother to a little girl named Hayley. Aside from spending time with her little girl, she loves food, music, movies and keeps herself busy on the outside with pet sitting and assisting pet owners who are relocating overseas with their pets. She is an avid fan of the bulldog breed, currently owning 1 named Goose. She also has a Weimeraner, Runner and 2 cats, Hibyc and Butler.

Danielle, Since 2005

Danielle, Since 2005

Assistant Manager, Play & Stay

Danielle got her start at Heartland as a kennel attendant while she was still in high school. In 2007, she began working part of her time as a client care associate for the hospital. When Play & Stay opened in 2009, she transitioned over to serve as assistant manager. She was born and raised in Wichita, KS and has a passion for her fur babies. She has 3 cats named Gertie, Beanie & Indie as well as a German Shepherd named Sasha who was a Magnum fund rescue.

Allison M, Since 2015

Allison M, Since 2015

Assistant Manager, Play & Stay

Allison is from the Wichita area. She graduated from Southwestern College with a degree in biology. She married her high school sweetheart in 2016. They are pet parents to 6 animals; 2 dogs- Diesel and Kaylee, 2 cats- Hattie and Hamish, and 2 rats- Padfoot and Prongs. Allison enjoys time with friends, cosplay, reading and camping.

Rusty, Since 2017

Rusty, Since 2017

Pet Care Associate

Rusty has lived in Wichita for 20 years. He spent 5 years studying Sociology and Philosophy at KU. He has 1 dog, Terra, and would like to train her for agility and other dog competitions. In his free time, he plays board games, reads philosophy and Manga, and enjoys a cup of coffee with friends! (Except none of his friends enjoy coffee..)

Peanut – the Play & Stay Parrot

Peanut

the Play & Stay Parrot

Peanut is a Yellow-Collared Mini-Macaw. He was born in 2000. He loves almonds, nuts and very few people. He has a few staff members who he allows to hold him, but his favorite past time is hanging with Dr Gary. When he is not at Dr Gary’s house, he can be found hanging out in his parrot mansion in the Play & Stay lobby!

Alexis, Since 2017

Alexis, Since 2017

Pet Care Associate

Alexis has been a Wichitan her whole life. She is a fur-mom to a rescued lab mix named Gino and 2 cats, Vinny and Tuvok. She is currently a student at Emporia State and studying elementary education! In her free time, she enjoys painting and yoga!

Taylor, Since 2017

Taylor, Since 2017

Pet Care Attendent

Taylor is from Wichita area. She is currently home schooled and will graduate this May. She plans to continue a career with animals after that. She is allergic to cats, however, she is a fur mom to 5 dogs- Coco, Layla, Jerome, Buffalo and Gabby. Taylor has also practiced ballet for 5 years. She loves to draw and any outdoor activity, especially one that one of dogs can share with her!