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is wonderful. We used her for the entire 9 years we lived in Jacksonville and never used anyone else as she always fit us into her schedule" even on short notice. She spoiled us but we didn't know how much until my new cat sitter from Angies List has been unavailable 2 out of the 5 times we needed her.
is reliable, trustworthy and loved my kitties. She is conscientious and goes above and beyond. One time over Christmas, we ran low of litter and she offered to go to the store on Christmas Day to ensure the kitties were well taken care of. In addition to the typical duties one year we had a household emergency and since we were out of town she graciously coordinated her visit with the handyman and let him in the garage. I highly recommend her and only wish she could have moved with us because clearly she's irreplaceable.

-Karen B.

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"They are all reliable, friendly, responsible, tolerant, helpful, and able to handle decisions. They are a great team, and the owner can handle all kinds of my eccentricities." No better pet care anywhere, even at a 24-hour animal hospital!

-Joan D.

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and her staff take excellent care of their doggie guests. The facility is spotless. The staff are caring and very experienced. My pooches even made me a paw art project while they were at camp. We love
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- Susan S.
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I brought in my dogs for daycare the other day for the 1st time. We were quickly checked in & greeted. The dogs were immediately brought outside to play. Pick up was smooth as well, and they were given treats before we left. My dogs were happy & all tuckered out when we got home. I can't wait to bring them back next week! Review won't let me update the price. It was $46 for the full day for 2 yorkies.
- Danielle K.
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Nick and
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are the best trainers we have ever met. This is the 4th rescue dog that Nick and
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have trained for us. They provide pack leadership and showed us how to become a pack leader, that is so important to any training and future behavior of any new family member. They use positive reinforcement.
Nick went out of his way to take
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to hospitals, stores and other situations where he would encounter strange sights, sounds, other dogs (including aggressive and misbehaved dogs) and children (both well behaved and imps). With their help,
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passed his Therapy Dog International Certification on the first try and is currently working on his DAD (Diabetic Alert Dog) certification.
As with all rescues,
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came with his own set of challenges for Nick. He must have been hit, and had some fears, which were easily overcome with
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's training practices. Now
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is a well socialized, well behaved member of society. We realize that follow through is also important, so we take
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there almost every week to continue his training and socialization in a pack/class environment which is off leash.
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loves to go there and gets all excited when we get near
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K9 and gets to see his buddies.
We have been to other training facilities such as Canine Bliss and K911. Nick and
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's dedication to the dogs and their training practices far exceeds the training offered at these other places.


- Deanne K.
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First, I must say that when I get my dog back from this place after boarding, she is much less stressed than the last place I took her. So that is a positive aspect of this place. However, every time I get my dog back from this company there is some problem I have to deal with. I have reached the point where I wonder if they will give me MY dog back the next time I board her. The first time I boarded her here, I was told that there was no left over food to give back. That was disturbing because I did not provide my own food that time, so I don't know where they were getting their info. The second time I boarded her here I provided food with a drinking cup and instructions about how much food to feed her using the cup. When I picked her up, they gave me back the left over food but not the measuring cup. They could not find the measuring cup! So how much food were they allocating to my dog? I never got the cup back. The third time I boarded her here they gave me back someone else's food! The fourth time I boarded her here I had to ask them to give me the left over food and cup because they did not offer it when returning my dog. The fifth time I boarded her here (and now the final time) was the worst. I had to ask for the left over food again. They brought me the food but not the measuring cup. I asked for the cup, and they brought me out someone else's cup. They eventually found my cup. Again, how much are they feeding my dog if they aren't using the cup? Then when I got home I noticed that her tags were missing. They said they might have fallen off, however, the key-ring that the tags were on was still on my dog; the only way to remove those tags is to force them around the key-ring, and they have never just fallen off my dog in the 5 years I've had her. I called back at least three times inquiring about the tags, and every time they said that someone would call me back about them, but they never did. It is unfortunate to say that they just outright stole my dog's tags, and I had to pay to replace the tags myself. I would not recommend this place. They do not seem to be professional or organized. I will be finding a different place to care for my pet. I think a C rating is very fair.
- Derek C.
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Upon returning from vacation, my family arrived to pick up
our dogs up from
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around 10:00am on Sunday,
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26,
2015. After paying $479.70 via
personal check and handing over leashes, my husband, children, and I were told
to wait outside and the dogs would be brought around. After waiting for what seemed an extended amount of time, my
children and I returned to the office.
It was at this time I found the male employee who had taken the leashes
standing with a seated receptionist Makayla and they informed me the dogs had
stepped in urine and their feet were being cleaned before they were returned to
us. During this exchange I saw one
dog handed off to my husband outside.
I questioned their being soiled with urine to the point of needing a
bath and expressed my concern as a customer that it was a bit suspect the dogs
were clean for the 9 days they were boarded but just now, at the time of
pick-up, soiled. I also made known
that these pets do not typically make such messes inside and that on the rare
occasion they do, I have never known them to sit/stand in
urine/vomit/feces. Makayla
retrieved someone else (
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?) who told me a similar story as more time passed. I asked that they bring me my second
dog immediately. He was brought to
me shortly, wet and his blonde hair stained brown. Tearful, I left with my family and pets. I called the kennel a short time later
and expressed my concerns for my pets care while they were at
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and
asked to speak to someone in charge.
Makayla first gave the phone to
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, who then said he would call the
owner, but gave the phone to
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, who returned me to Makayla, who then told
me I could email the owner. All
seemed defensive, none interested in what concerned me.

I made no accusation that they were lying, only that if this
was the truth, that my dogs were clean all week and only now soiled sounded a
bit far-fetched.
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told me the runs are cleaned with bleach this morning,
but offered to explanation as to why my dogs were soiled if this had taken
place.
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or
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told me it
was not uncommon for small dogs to be nervous and have accidents, yet again, no
one acknowledged my concern as to if this was a one-time occurrence as it was
presented, or if it had happened all week. I tried to convey that I had had good boarding experience
prior and trusted the kennel, but that they all said something a bit different,
and that my dogs weren’t clean on the day the reservation ended, was
concerning. Our perception was
that when we were sent outside to wait, but the dogs were bathed and no one
came to tell us it was not disclosed to us on purpose. We feel at that point they should have
let us know the condition our pets were in, then offered a complimentary bath. I explained I would have appreciated
the opportunity to validate their claims that the dogs had urine on their feet
and have been offered the opportunity to see the run that, according to claims,
was clean except for said urine. I
find it hard to believe the dogs needed head-to-toe baths for a single puddle
of urine, and am concerned that the run they were kept in was not well attended
and they were soiled with any/all types of excrement that wasn’t addressed
until we picked up; that the staff would’ve been embarrassed for us to see the
condition of our pets, so they robbed us the opportunity to see (validate
claims) and washed them unbeknownst to us, while we were kept waiting
outside. After expressing all of
this to the staff on the phone, their interest remained in telling me how three
of them are pre-veterinary students and defending the claim that it was just
urine that had just happened- no apology or explanation otherwise.

Our pets are special members of our family, who cannot care
for themselves. The fact that they
were vulnerable and dependent on the care of others, then those we paid to care
for them and took special consideration choosing, covered up their condition
upon our arrival and stole from us the opportunity to know if they were truthful
(which is hard to believe that they were). We feel incredibly violated and hope that this is not a
frequent occurrence, but for the sake of our dogs and those of other trusting
patrons, we feel the need to report what seemed to be a less-than fully honest
encounter.
- Susan C.
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This is a good reliable place to house your pet when you go out of town. They need to extend both their hours of drop-off to 6 am and pick up to 6 pm on all days like other kennels do for customer convenience and to validate the top dollar price the customer is paying. But be careful of one situation. If you are using just 1 night and it happens to be a Saturday, you are not allowed to pick up until 9am on Sunday because they do not open until then. But they will charge you either $48 (with 24 hour discount) or $66 (without the 24 hour discount) instead of $33-37 rate for 1 day. ( I forget what it exactly is). That extra amount is for 2 hours of care if you arrive at 9 am when they open. If they are not open for pick up when the 24 hour unit of care rolls past,there should be a little more grace in the customers favor, if nothing else than to show appreciation for their patronage for multiple weeks of animal care during the year. It's just good business.
- CATHERINE M.
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Flawless. Again, what
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provides accommodation wise has no
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. The peace of mind she provides "cat parents" is also with peer. Our
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C***,
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, has stayed for short periods and as long as two weeks and each time we find her happy, content and not overly anxious to come home.
- James D.
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We boarded our 16wk puppy for 3 nights and were a little worried how he would do without us around for the first time but he loved his stay at
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and made many new friends. We now take him there for day care twice a week and he cannot wait to go. The facilities are clean, staff is friendly and our puppy can burn off a lot of energy during the day.
- Ken H.

Kennels in Ellicott City, MD

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Aardmore Veterinary Hospital

3130 Loch Raven Rd
Baltimore

ABBEY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

8858 Belair Rd
Nottingham

ACADEMY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

5915 Belair Rd
Baltimore

Advanced Veterinary Complex Inc

501 E Main St
Reisterstown

Airpark Animal Hospital

1000 Littlestown Pike
Westminster

Animal Medical Center of Bel Air

142B N Bond St
Bel Air

Anne Arundel Veterinary Hospital

4800 Ritchie Hwy
Baltimore

Bark In Style

8824 Dogwood Rd
Windsor Mill

Barton Manor Kennels

1329 Deer Creek Church Rd
Forest Hill

Bay Country Veterinary Hospital

1197 Generals Hwy
Crownsville

Bed & Bones

13010 Wainwright Rd

BEL AIR VETERINARY HOSPITAL INC

1501 S TOLLGATE RD
Bel Air

Belquest Kennel

18745 Penn Shop Rd
Mount Airy

Best Friends Fur Ever

1009 Philadelphia Rd
Joppa

Brenner Animal Hospital

10100 Washington Blvd N
Laurel

Camp Bow Wow Columbia Dog Daycare & Boarding

7165 Oakland Mills Rd
Columbia

Canine Lifestyle Academy, LLC

4400 Bartholow Road
Sykesville

CAT HOSPITAL AT TOWSON

6701 YORK RD
Baltimore

CHARM CITY DOGS

401 N Gay St.
Baltimore

Christie's Critter Care

14026 Tall Ships Drive
West Friendship

CIRCLE KENNELS

15432 WOODBINE MORGAN RD
Woodbine

CITY PET CENTER

504 S Haven St
Baltimore

Club Pooche

9147 Red Branch Rd
Columbia

Country Clipper

1537 Buckhorn Road
Sykesville

COUNTRY COMFORT KENNELS & CAMP FOR PETS

2102 MOUNT HOREB RD
Street

Country Critters

8103 Foxwell Rd
Millersville

Countryside Vet Clinic

4866 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City

COUNTRYSIDE VETERINARY CLINIC

4866 MONTGOMERY RD
Ellicott City

Cozy Canine Camp

1267 Generals Highway
Crownsville

Daly Pet Care

5804 Greenspring Ave
Baltimore

DEER PARK BOARDING KENNELS

4815 WARDS CHAPEL RD
Owings Mills

DEER PARK KENNELS

4815 WARDS CHAPEL RD
Owings Mills

Dogtopia

12212 Clarksville Pke
Clarksville

DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT

439 W CENTRAL AVE
Davidsonville

Dover Saddlery Inc

1041 Maryland Rt 3N
Gambrills

Downtown Dog Resort & Spa

200 W McComas St
Baltimore

Dunloggin Veterinary Hospital

9105 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City

EASTERN ANIMAL HOSPITAL

6404 EASTERN AVE
Baltimore

Eldersburg Veterinary Hospital

1527 Liberty Rd
Eldersburg

Falls Road Animal Hospital

6314 Falls Rd
Baltimore

Falls Road Veterinary

10229 Falls Rd
Potomac

Family Veterinary Clinic

1413 Defense Hwy
Gambrills

FOLLEY QUARTER STABLES

3925 FOLLY QUARTER RD
Ellicott City

FOR TOP DOGS

8330 WOODLAND RD
Millersville

FROM THE HEART DOGGIE DAYCARE

8574 LAURELDALE DRIVE
Laurel

FULTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL

11845 SCAGGSVILLE RD
Fulton

Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital

1901 Generals Hwy
Annapolis

Greenbrier Veterinary Clinic

223A Brierhill Dr
Bel Air

HAPPY DOG CARE

10246 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City

Hereford Bed & Biscuit

1201 Brandy Springs Road
Parkton

Highland Groomery

13401 Clarksville Pike
Highland

Huffard Animal Hospital

8073 Ritchie Hwy
Pasadena

Jarrettsville Veterinary Center

3961 Norrisville Rd
Jarrettsville

JD's Pet Services, LLC

8018 Brightwood Ct
Ellicott City

Kitty's Canine Clips

1937 Lincoln Drive
Annapolis

LIBERTY ANIMAL CLINIC

8130 LIBERTY RD
Windsor Mill

LOBLOLLY FARM

5025 BLACK ROCK RD
Hampstead

Long Last Kennels

12000 Park Heights Ave
Owings Mills

Luna's House Inc

2801 Pulaski Hwy
Edgewood

Lutherville Animal Hospital

506 W Seminary Ave
Lutherville

Lynn Animal Hospital Inc

6215 Baltimore Ave
Riverdale

MISTY RIDGE ANIMAL RESORT

2922 OLD LIBERTY RD
New Windsor

NOAH'S ARK BOARDING RESORT INC

8074 VETERANS HWY
Millersville

Noah's Ark Veterinary & Boarding Resort

8074 Veterans Hwy
Millersville

Northwind Animal Hospital

10019 Harford Rd
Parkville

OAK PARK KENNELS

2133 MONUMENTAL RD
Halethorpe

Paradise Animal Hospital

6350 Frederick Rd.
Catonsville

Paradise For Pets

12561 Old Gunpowder Spur Rd
Beltsville

Paw-fessional Dog Walkers

Harpers Farm Road
Columbia

PERFECT PET RESORT

840 W BAY FRONT RD
Lothian

Pet Vet

12186 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville

PetSmart - Baltimore

9921 Pulaski Hwy
Middle River

Preston Country Club for Pets Inc

7363 Old Columbia Rd
Columbia

Reisterstown Boarding Kennels Inc

14454 Old Hanover Rd
Reisterstown

Rivermist Pet Lodge

19515 New Hampshire Ave
Brinklow

Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital

7515 Brooklyn Bridge Rd
Laurel

Route 140 Veterinary Hospital Inc

2866 Baltimore Blvd.
Finksburg

Severna Park Veterinary Hospital

4 Evergreen Rd
Severna Park

SOUTH ARUNDEL VETERINARY HOSPITAL

85 WEST CENTRAL AVE
Edgewater

SPCA of Anne Arundel County

1815 Bay Ridge Ave
Annapolis

Sunchaser Kennels

13416 Liberty Rd
Union Bridge

The Canine Training Center

13785 Burntwoods
Columbia

THE COVENTRY SCHOOL INC

7165 OAKLAND MILLS RD
Columbia

THE SYKESVILLE VETERINARY CLINIC

20-C LIBERTY RD
Sykesville

The Village Vet, Animal Medical Center

1620 Sulgrave Ave
Baltimore

TIMONIUM ANIMAL HOSPITAL

1626 YORK RD
Lutherville Timonium

Towson Veterinary Hospital

716 York Rd
Towson

VALLEY ANIMAL HOSPTIAL

2734 Woodridge Ct
West Friendship

VCA Animal Hospitals

10665 Rt 108
Columbia

VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge

10788 Hickory Ridge Rd
Columbia

We've Gone To The Dogs

1219 Old Taneytown Rd.
Westminster

WEST FRIENDSHIP ANIMAL HOSPITAL

12800 FREDERICK RD
West Friendship

WESTVIEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL

5800 JOHNNYCAKE RD
Gwynn Oak

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