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TOPDOG REDISCOVERED

Topdog Luxury Pet Resorts, spread over 45,000sq. ft., is a safe, stress-free and clean environment for your dog’s boarding and daycare. Located strategically in Palam Vihar, Gurgaon, Topdog Luxury Pet Resorts was designed by international experts with a vision to provide the best mental and physical enrichment for your dog. Fully supervised by US trained and certified Animal Behaviourist Gautam Kari and Veterinarian Dr. Vinod Sharma, Topdog offers overnight stays, daycare, training and behavior correction, agility and confidence building, relaxation areas, vet services, grooming and a pet store to meet all your pet’s special needs!

Meet Our Team

Join our team of dedicated, compassionate and hardworking dog lovers.

Vikram Sharma, Co-founder

Vikram graduated in Hotel Management from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Switzerland with a degree in Business Administration specializing in Spa Concepts and Design. He has also done courses in Marketing from London School of Economics as well as Event Management from University College of Birmingham. A passionate world traveller, Vikram is always hungry for learning new ideas and gaining knowledge. His other businesses include the Tree House Resort in Jaipur, real estate as well as a business in the textile industry. He spends his day with his two beautiful dogs, Sultan the Great Dane and Chikoo the Spaniel. When not with his dogs, Vikram is either rustling up something delicious in the kitchen or learning new ways to make Topdog the best in the country.

Jaikar Singh, Co-founder

Jaikar runs Singhotel Hospitality Group in Andamans and Nicobar Islands and carries a zeal for leaving a distinct mark in the hospitality industry. Having completed a degree in hospitality from Switzerland, he returned to India to carry forward the family legacy. Singhotel Hospitality proudly owns five properties in Andamans with their luxurious hotels present in all three major islands of Port Blair, Neil and Havelock.
An avid pet lover, Jaikar decided to launch Topdog under the Startup India Scheme. His love and affection towards animals has made him actively work in several NGOs as well. An adventure junkie, scuba lover and a world traveller, Jaikar is looking forward to expanding his love for hospitality in the pet industry as well.

Gautam Kari (COO), US trained & certified Animal Behaviourist

Gautam Kari is a certified and trained Animal Behaviourist having completed a 2 year course from Animal Behaviour College, California. He specializes in obedience training including solving nuisance behaviours, fear, and aggression through techniques that he has developed and mastered over the course of the years. Orginally from Dubai, Gautam believes in helping pet parents create a personal and lasting relationship with their dogs. He has held several successful group training courses and has also written a number of articles on problems and issues that pet owners face with their pets for leading pet magazines and newspapers. When not spending his time with his four-legged friends, Gautam loves to indulge in music. An avid musician, he can play upto 7 instruments and has judged and performed at various shows. In short, a guitar, a beer and a dog makes the perfect combination for him.

Dr. Vinod Raj Sharma, Veterinarian

Dr. Sharma is an extremely experienced Veterinarian, Limca Record Holder, Veterinary Surgeon with 26 years of experience. He has trained from RSPCA (UK) and Zurich Veterinary College. Dr. Sharma was the head vet at Jeev Ashram and also helped set up the first blood bank for dogs in India. Dr. Sharma’s fully equipped Clinic at Topdog Luxury Pet Resorts will ensure your pets are well taken care of whether they come in for boarding or daycare.

Sanjeev Kumar, Scoopy Scrubs Salon & Spa

A pioneer in the field of pet grooming, Sanjeev and his wife Preeti left their jobs as banker and primary school teacher respectively to fulfill a much needed gap in the market for high end grooming salon for pets. Having trained in Thailand, Sanjeev and his team have successfully set up a chain of high standard salons across the country. With the salon having expanded its services far beyond grooming, Scoopy Scrubs also offers massages, aromatherapy treatments, cutting and colouring services including classes on how to groom animals. At Topdog Luxury Resorts, Scoopy Scrubs will not only extend their wide range of services for your pets but also take care of their daily grooming needs whether they come for an overnight stay or for daycare.

Vidushi Agarwal, Marketing & Communications Head

Vidushi is a passionate dog lover and a mother to two terribly naughty Rhodesian Ridgebacks. She completed her undergraduate studies from the University of Pennsylvania in Psychology, Anthropology and Theatre Arts. She went on to start her own theatre production company based out of Kolkata post which she completed her Masters in Anthropology from Delhi University. After a short stint in running and managing her own business in import where she headed the marketing department, Vidushi decided to call it quits and dedicate her valuable skills to the pet industry. Vidushi loves adventure, karaoke and meeting new people in her travels.

Akansha Bansal, Certified Dog Trainer

In 2014, Akansha completed her degree in engineering and began working as an engineer. She has been a pet parent since the age of 14 and has always been searching for solutions to behavioural issues amongst her own dogs. She discovered her passion for teaching and learning about dogs and went on to complete a Canine Certification course under Shirin Merchant which propelled her journey from Computers to Canines. After working to provide part-time dog training services, she decided to quit her corporate job and now works full time in the Canine field.

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