We have multiple fenced-in play areas that feature natural grass, which is beneficial for pets’ paws, and overall orthopedic health. Additional activities are carried out in these areas. Fields are all shaded with gorgeous, mature trees and equipped with small pools to give pets a place to cool down during summer. We also have a beautiful pond and acres of wooded land for hiking and swimming (all fenced in).
*FOR SAFETY REASONS: We have the right to refuse certain activities for pet(s). Scroll down to the 'Additional Activities and Treats' section for more information. If your pet(s) does not respond to their name, they will not be able to join playpals (group play) or go on hikes. If your pet(s) is showing signs of aggression, they will not be able to participate in outdoor activities.
Our dog accommodation areas are climate controlled with heat and air conditioning. There are 3 large backup generators, 2 48kw and a 25kw. Even during bad weather or power outages your pets will be undisturbed at the resort.
Kennels consists of personal indoor space and outdoor space separated by a sliding door. The adjoining private outdoor run provides for fresh air, exercise and sun bathing. Primary enclosures size ranges from 2'6"x 4' to 8' x12' and secondary enclosures 3'x6' to 8'x16'. Enclosures are filled according to pet size and may be switched as deemed necessary.
What To Bring
Be sure to upload all necessary paperwork! We will NOT schedule or accept reservations until we have all vaccine records and dog license(s). If we don't have all your records, we cannot board your pet.
If you bring your own food, it must be in labeled, portion sized, resealable bags. If you do not bring your own, we serve Pedigree Dog Food. DO NOT BRING UNSEALED LARGE BAGS OF FOOD! We are required to throw it out.
We are not responsible for belongings. Do not bring cherished items that you want back. Bring inexpensive treats and toys as we can not promise to return anything at the end of a stay.
Please label everything with permanent marker. If belongings are not labeled, we will do so for you. We do NOT give out chewable toys, raw hides or real bones as they can be a choking hazard. We will provide a free blanket or a cot for a $5 fee. We also supply all food and water bowls.
We require the following paperwork:
* Please be sure to upload all records to the Gingr portal! We will not accept or schedule reservations until we have all required documents. (Click the 'Contact Us' tab to create an account or request a reservation from the Gingr portal.)
Required Records -
- Up to date rabies certificate (with serial number)
- Up to date distemper (DHLPP) and bordetella (kennel cough) vaccine records
- Current dog license, available at padoglicense.com Recommended -
- Up to date canine flu vaccine
- FVRPC & rabies vaccine records
- We strongly recommend the Feline Leukemia vaccine!
Any of the above vaccines must either be current or administered a minimum of 14 days prior or earlier to your pet's stay at Animal Resorts - No Exceptions. This policy has been in effect at our resort for 10+ years and is for the safety of your pets. Thank you for your understanding!
PA state law requires us to keep a current rabies certificate (with vet signature and a serial/lot number) on file for all dogs in our care. Pennsylvania State Law also requires that all dogs have a current license. If your dog's license is not current, you may purchase one at www.padoglicense.com.
(Friday through Sunday)
**There are no additional boarding charges or peak rates for cats
(Summer Weekends & Holidays)
Peak Rates apply to weekends in June, July, and August.
There are holiday peak rates 2 days before AND after any major Holiday.
Cancellation Policy - 48 hours notice unless verifiable emergency or a $50 fee will be put on account. More policies below*
Additional Activities and Treats
We offer additional activities to keep your dog busy during their stay at Animal Resorts! You can sign your dog up for as many activities as you please. If we don't have time or are unable to complete all the activities you sign up for, their charges will be removed.
We try our best to give all pups one free playtime a day. We are not always able to do so, so signing up for extra activities is encouraged.
Starting May 15th, 2023, to improve quality & consistency, we are charging $3 for report cards. If you'd like to receive report card(s) you will need to sign up for them via the gingr portal. Thank you for your understanding!
Time to play, have a game of fetch, or just belly rubs! One-on-one with an employee in the natural grass play area. Lasts about 15 minutes.
Play Pals $12
Outside in the fresh air group play. They can play or lay in the sun/shade and relax! Indoors on poor weather days. 2 hours long.
Animal Resorts reserves the right to change any dog from playpals to playtimes if necessary.
A hike with an employee on a trail through our property, the dog gets to explore the woods and gets plenty of exercise, about 30 minutes with a tick check afterwards.
Hot meals $5 (per meal)
Boiled beef or chicken, rice, veggies, and healthy herbs on top of dry food. Great for nervous dogs, picky eaters, or dogs that are used to fresh meals.
Happy Snack $5
A kong filled with frozen peanut butter and treats.
Dog Bed $5
An elevated bed for your pup to make sure they are completely comfortable. Recommended for seniors.
Chicken/Beef broth frozen ice cube with milk bone or pupperoni stick
Farm Fresh Egg Raw/Hardboiled $1 Poached $2
From our own chickens here on the farm (currently out of supply)
TLC Healthy Brush $10
You choose whether you want a 10 minute TLC time or a brush out. The brush out is to reduce much of the fur that covers your home, while being pampered!
20 minute sessions with a Certified Professional Trainer to work on common problems like leash pulling, jumping, mouthing, etc. Great for Animal Resorts Training graduates to keep them on the right track with little refreshers.
Pond Swim $30
Play water fetch or just swim and explore! Great for the water dog in your family! About 20 minutes long, and for the inexperienced dog swimmers we have life vests!
*FOR SAFETY REASONS: We have the right to refuse certain activities for pet(s). If your pet(s) does not respond to their name, they will not be able to join playpals (group play) or go on hikes. If your pet(s) is showing signs of aggression, they will not be able to participate in outdoor activities.
IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:
All of our fields are fenced in, however, accidents can happen. If you are signing up for off-leash activities, please note that Animal Resorts will not be held liable if pet(s) are sick, injured, lost, etc.