Fort Collins Animal Boarders

in Fort Collins, CO

39
Animal Boarders are
in Fort Collins

11
Animal Boarders in Fort Collins
are top rated

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Rated by
Margaret M.
"
, owner of
, asked me to bring my two golden retrievers to his kennel for a behavior assessment before their scheduled boarding. He told" me to first obtain fecal samples and kennel cough vaccines from my vet, and have the dogs' records (tick treatments, rabies shots, etc.) faxed over. Only then could we set up a behavior assessment appointment. My dogs had the mandatory vet visit that I paid $107 for, and my vet faxed the requested papers over to
.
promptly called my vet and said he'd never heard of my dogs, and why were they using up all his fax
on pets he'd never heard of? My vet called me about this, so I called
. Without apology, he said he'd forgotten all about me and my dogs' reservation. After jogging his memory, he assured me that it was all coming back to him, and we scheduled the mandatory behavior assessment.
is 45 minutes from my home. A few days later, when I brought my dogs in, he brought us to the indoor playroom first. Immediately, he suspected my male was going to pee on the floor. I told him it wouldn't happen as they'd just gotten their morning walk. He responded, "If I had a dollar for every time someone told me that..." I said nothing more and he told me to go back to the office while he assessed my dogs. He told me the dogs were on camera, and I could watch them from the office. One by one, several other boarded dogs were invited into the room to meet mine. I watched my dogs respond with the obligatory sniffs and a little apprehension, but lots of wagging tails. There were no signs of aggression anywhere. I was very pleased to see this. Then he took them outside. I watched from the window while my dogs seemingly got along with a good dozen other dogs in his care. They watched my dogs carefully as my female tried to fit in, and my male barked a few times and retreated once or twice in response to the great barrage of dogs. Note: During this time, a pit bull grabbed and held firmly the neck of another dog while playing. The workers seemed to ignore this act. Although it was not aggressive, I wondered if things could be different with my dogs, or other people's dogs for that matter.. Although I was certain that my golden retrievers had passed the required behavior test,
brought them back to me within ten minutes. Too my great surprise, he said that my male was too anxious, and had not passed the assessment. I told him that I didn't think that ten minutes was enough time to truly assess. He dismissed this, his mind clearly made up, and said I could bring them back another day for another try. Since I hadn't witnessed my dog acting overly anxious, I didn't see the point in trying to change
's mind. I took my paperwork and left. I should feel relief that I won't be leaving my dogs in his care, but I was looking for cage-free boarding, and it's hard to come by. Folks should think twice before jumping through
's pre-visit hoops. There are no guarantees that even your gentlest family dog will pass muster in this kennel. For the $50 per night that
charges for two dogs, you might as well get a sitter to come stay at your home. You'll save yourself the added vet expenses....and lots of aggravation.
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Rated by
Dave E.
"They did a good job. We had planned to have our two dogs kenneled together, but our female was not handling it very well. They contacted us immediately and followed as they said they" would do. We ended up having them separated and everything worked out well.
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Rated by
Tim W.
"It was completely fine - no problems at all. Which is great!
was easily accessible when we were out of town and we felt that she was completely trustworthy." Since the
Pad is for smaller dogs only it is a friendly atmosphere and all the dogs all seemed to be comfortable there. It's not a big kennel - it's a home for a small group of visitors and
is clearly a huge dog lover who is dedicated to "her babies". She is a natural. We could not find a better place for our dog to stay when he cannot be with us!

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Boarding reviews in Fort Collins

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It went surprisingly well. My dogs are house dogs who love people but not crazy about other dogs. The informed when that they did very well. It look like they were very well cared for. They were very kind and patient when I called several times to check on them. I left some things for them, including beds, and everything was returned to me. I feel very comfortable in using them again.
- Jacqueline W.
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I know my dogs are happy when they their tails are wagging and they are "dancing" around to go out. Outstanding service. The dog walkers and transporters are courteous and kind. They always give updates or leave notes if we're not home.
- Donna L.
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There have been situations where we had to travel at the last minute and they've always been able to work out my husband and my's crazy schedule. They've always been nothing short of professional and caring.
- Nancy L.
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It was great. She was punctual. She is strict about setting up a specific drop off and pickup time but this is good because she can minimize the confusion of picking up when all the other dogs are running around and she can spend some time talking to you about how the visit went. I liked her very much - her house was clean, her yard was clean. I will definitely use her services again.
- Lynne B.
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They are absolutely my kennel of choice. Each cat has it's own room with a window and a shelf so they can look out the window. They feed twice a day and also cater to the individual cat's needs. They are amazing with my cat and I would definitely recommend them to others. They take wonderful care of your cats. :)
- Susan I.
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She watched my dog for 3 weeks recently. I use her on a regular basis. She is very good with dogs, and her facility is immaculate with huge yard.
- Nanette H.
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is the BEST ! I have referred many people and everyone has been pleased! My dogs actually get excited on Friday morning to get going!
- Shannon C.

All Animal Boarders in Fort Collins, CO

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Advanced Animal Care of Colorado

1530 Riverside Ave
Fort Collins

ALL PETS & HOME CARE SVC LLC

1012 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WAY
Fort Collins

AMERICAN DOG SCHOOL

4100 KECHTER RD
Fort Collins

Big Thompson Animal Hospital

714 N Taft Ave
Loveland

BLUE SKY ANIMAL CLINIC

2713 W EISENHOWER BLVD
Loveland

BOWERS FARM INC

4269 N COUNTY ROAD
Fort Collins

CANINE LEARNING CTR

1300 BLUE SPRUCE DR
Fort Collins

CAT CONDOS AT CITY PARK CLINIC

1720 W MULBERRY ST
Fort Collins

CITY PARK ANIMAL CLINIC

1720 W MULBERRY ST
Fort Collins

Crossway Farms

1241 71st Ave
Greeley

Destiny's Club Mutt

2683 County Rd 42
Berthoud

DOG HOUSE

1397 RIPPLE CT
Fort Collins

Dogs' Own Grooming

224 E 29th St
Loveland

Eaton Animal Den

231 S Elm Ave
Eaton

Front Range Veterinary Clinic and Pet Lodge

3200 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins

Gentle Persuasions Training

13250 Starry Night Rd
Fort Collins

HAPPY CAT RETREAT

6505 THOMPSON DR
Fort Collins

Happy Hounds LLC

1822 Sunset Pl
Longmont

HAPPY TAILS DOG RANCH

18490 COUNTY RD 1
Berthoud

Happy Trails Pet Spa & Resort

3590 Draft Horse Ct
Loveland

Linda's Pet Care Services, Inc.

950 Comanche Street
Estes Park

MOORE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

2550 STOVER ST
Fort Collins

Paradise Found Horse Boarding & Training

3620 N Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins

PARADISE PAINT HORSES

1921 S CRESTMORE CT
Fort Collins

PET AGREE

2200 ORCHARD PL
Fort Collins

PET LODGE

3801 S MASON ST
Fort Collins

Raintree Animal Hospital

2335 S Shields St
Fort Collins

ROCKY RIDGE HUNTING CLUB

6221 N COUNTY ROAD
Fort Collins

Ross and Son - Craftsmen, LLC

582 E 42nd St
Loveland

ROYAL VISTA EQUINE INC

5412 E COUNTY ROAD 32 E
Fort Collins

Sheep Draw Veterinary Hospital

6297 W 10th St
Greeley

SOUTH MESA VETERINARY HOSPITAL

3801 S MASON ST
Fort Collins

Spomer Bison Ranch

23675 WCR 27 1/2
Milliken

THE DOG HOUSE

PO Box 200014
Evans

Tomora Training Center

11000 US Hwy 34 Byp
Greeley

VCA Fort Collins Animal Hospital

4900 S College Ave
Fort Collins

WALK IN THE PARK LLC

1281 E MAGNOLIA ST
Fort Collins

WELLINGTON VETERINARY CLINIC

3706 CLEVELAND AVE
Wellington

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