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dog boarding

Dog Lodging

Dogs stay in luxe comfort in spacious Chalets and Cabins. With 6 or more outings a day and the option of daycamp, walks, cuddles, or playtimes, your dog will never want to leave.

doggy daycare

Doggy Daycamp

Your dog will go home happy and exhausted after a day of play with well-socialized dogs, supervised by one of our certified Daycamp Counselors.

dog grooming

Dog Grooming

Our professional bathers will take the utmost care of your dog while pampering it in our state-of-the-art grooming room. Come experience the difference for yourself!

dog training

Dog Training

Want to learn the basics? Need help with a complex behavior issue? Want your dog professionally trained for you? Look no further! Our highly educated trainers are incredible.

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Meet Alice: The Featured September Dog

Posted on September 17, 2015

Longtime Dogwoods Lodge fans know: Alice is one smart cookie. And she better be — she and her sister, Libby, wear the praise as Dogwoods Lodge mascots and best friends to owner, Jessica Lohry. Jessica trained the cattle-dog mix herself. Agility, narcotics, search and rescue, advanced obedience, CGC—and even certified as a diabetic alert dog—Alice […]

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5 puppy faces you can’t say no to …

Posted on August 18, 2015

… And Dogwoods Lodge employees trying to harness their powers.  Who wore the cute face better? Dog or dog counselor? You tell us! (We think we already know who’ll win, though.)              

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