When Ken and Jan Grosskopf opened their family business in Green Bay, they had a dream. It was to build a business based on a philosophy of creating a positive boarding experience for their client’s pets. With a lot of heart, soul, and work, they realized that dream and more. Ken and Jan acquired Golrusk Pet Care on Memorial Day in 1975 and soon built a state of the art boarding facility on the east side of Green Bay. But that wasn’t the end of their fantastic journey. In the years to follow, they would add a dog obedience training program and facility, doggy fun camp and dog day care program, and the innovative fencing dealership called Invisible Fence® Brand Pet Containment. The expansion of the Invisible Fence® Brand business and a growing need in Green Bay for quality pet grooming necessitated the opening of the west side Golrusk Pet Care Center on Babcock Ave in 2001.
During this time their family was growing up too. Like every family business the children were involved, helping, playing, and caring for the pets. This gave true meaning to the business tag line, “Pets are Family”. For nearly 40 years the Grosskopf Family and Golrusk Pet Care Center have been an industry leader in pet care for the Green Bay area. The dreams of the next generation began in 2012 when Ken and Jan’s daughter Tera and her family took over the Golrusk Pet Care Center family business.