Meet the Rock River Resort Team Our Personalities Make the Difference During Your Dog's Stay.

  • Tara Dewey

  • Owner - Manager

Tara Dewey is the owner and manager of Rock River Resort. Tara brings a passionate for pets from a young age. Prior to joining RRR full-time, Tara worked as a Vet Tech for several years. This experience has given her great insight on caring for all different kinds of dogs. Tara is always looking for new ways to improve her business, and strives to make your dog’s stay as fun and safe as possible.

  • Kerrey Purvis

  • Groomer


Kerrey is new to our area from Western, New York. Kerrey managed a pet boarding, daycare, and grooming facility for several years. Kerrey resides in Tripoli, and is married with one son.  In her free time, Kerrey competes in AKC events with her Great Danes and currently has 5 AKC champions to date. Kerrey is a welcomed addition to the Rock River family with her expertise in all of these areas.