Meet our Team

RoseWood Pet Resort is committed to providing the best possible care for your dogs and this starts with ensuring that we have the most knowledgeable and experienced staff that the industry has to offer. Here are some of the people caring for your dogs.

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Sandy Nonnewitz

Sandy began her career in the canine care industry in 2003 as a professional groomer. After enjoying her career for several years, she wanted to expand her knowledge and graduated as a Certified Canine Trainer.

In 2013, Sandy expanded her canine career and became part owner of RoseWood Pet Resort in Stouffville and in 2017 purchased a second location in Scarborough/Markham. After selling the location in Stouffville in 2019, Sandy is now the sole owner and operator of the location in Scarborough/Markham.

All new team members at RoseWood Pet Resort receive one-on-one training by Sandy to enhance their existing skills and receive further knowledge through seminars and practical handling experience.

Sandy is also a proud mom of 3 dogs: Rudy (Mini Australian Shepherd), Beau (German Shepherd/Malinois) and Engel (Black German Shepherd).

Sandy's extensive background and experience ensures that RoseWood Pet Resort is able to meet all of your dog's needs, and all of your needs as well!

Kirstin Marchand
Sr. Pet Care Specialist

Kirstin began her career in the canine care industry as an Animal Care Technician, caring for sick and injured pets in veterinary clinics since 1990.

As Kirstin gained experience and knowledge, she secured a coveted position as the Head Animal Care Attendant at the Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Centre South (VEC) for over a decade.

In this position, Kirstin was responsible for managing a team of 50 Animal Care Attendants, including overseeing their small animal handling and delivery of care during emergency situations.

Kirstin is the proud mom of Mason, a miniature Dachshund. She has lived with this breed all her life so is the resident Dachshund expert!

Kirstin has been with RoseWood since 2014 and is responsible for overseeing RoseWood Pet Resort's daily operations, including the health and safety of all the dogs.