Manager

Margot Terapak
Owner/Manager

‚ÄčOriginally from tiny DeRuyter, NY (Pop.1,500), Margot graduated in 2006 from UNCW with a B.S. in Biology and Pre-Vet medicine. She spent the past 12 years as a Manager at 2 Wilmington Pet Resorts. Margot also completed courses in business and canine behavior and is certified in Pet First Aid and Pet CPR. As an owner of Leland Pet Resort, Margot is excited to fully integrate the best of what she has learned to create an exceptional pet care experience for furry family members in the Cape Fear region. Margot and her husband Mike share their home in Leland with 3 spoiled cats and 6 special dogs.

 Assistant Manager

Katie S.
Assistant Manager

Katie is a recent graduate of NCSU but was born in Germany and is fluent in German! Katie has extensive animal resort pet care experience as well as her own "Wolf Pack" at home consisting of 4 cuddly Labs, 2 German Shepherds and 2 feisty Chihuahuas! She looks forward to meeting your "Fur babies" at the Resort!

  Leland Pet Resort Motto:Woof Life

Katie V.
Assistant Manager

Katie is a Wilmington native who recently moved back to the area. With over 7 years of dog daycare management experience plus 5 years of volunteering in a shelter she is ready to take care of your fur baby! She enjoys hiking, swimming and running with her 2 rescues, Isabelle and Onyx! She can't wait to get acquainted with your furry family members.

Join Our Team 

We look for energetic, enthusiastic team members with a passion for pets. We look for applicants with prior professional pet care experience.

Click here to apply.


woof life

Pet Care Team

It takes a lot of 2 legged people to take care of our 4 legged friends. Every member of our pet care team receives training in Pet First Aid and Dog Behavior. In addition they are certified by a veterinarian in Pet CPR. Whether you are gone for a few hours or a few weeks, you'll know your pet is being cared for by our dedicated staff.

 Resort Pet Care Team Pet Lifeguard Certification Badge