Raised cots, cushy blankets, and all their toys from home. That's how Danmar Pet Resort's guests live it up during overnight stays in the facility's doggy suites. Run by dog lovers, the air-conditioned facility is filled with suites up to 6'x7' that accommodate pooches of all breeds. Canines can also turn their vacations into spa retreats with services such as dog grooming, nail trimming, and exit baths, which freshens them up before the big trip home. Staff members also keep guests active with both indoor and outdoor play areas, and monitor goings-on 24 hours a day to ensure each pup has the safest stay.
Arizona Pet Vet is a network of 17 animal hospitals peppered throughout the Valley area. The veterinarians use modern treatments and therapies to care for animal companions, treating each pet like an important member of its owner's family. The company doles out tips for bringing home a new pet on its website and exhibits evidence of the animal kingdom's capacity for cuteness on its Facebook page.
Staffed 24 hours a day, Always Unleashed Pet Resort sprawls across 3,200 square feet of air-conditioned indoor area and 9,000 square feet of outdoor area. Here, pups will find plenty of dog furniture, couches, and doggy beds, as well as a water park complete with a 55-foot commercial grade lagoon equipped with waterfalls, a large splash pad with geysers, and cleaning equipment to ensure fresh water. The pet facility welcomes dogs for day and overnight boarding, where pets are never kept in rooms, cages or suites. It also hosts a safari room for feline boarding.
Declared the veterinary healthcare team of the year in 2009 by the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Teri Wiblin and her staff at Faust Animal Hospital tend to dogs and cats with medical and surgical services, boarding, daycare, and an in-house pharmacy. Their medical expertise covers wound repair and orthopedic surgery as well as dental care and wellness exams. Boarding dogs enjoy private accommodations filled with toys and blankets from home, while cats inhabit kitty condos complete with perches for jumping and windows for witnessing everyday situations to talk about in their observational comedy routines.
Tails wag and floppy ears flutter as dogs chase toys in the 10,000-square-foot outdoor play area at Doggie District. Free from cages, these pups enjoy the open space all day while their owners work, vacation, or spend the day shopping for cats. In inclement weather, the play moves indoors into a climate-controlled area, which also boasts toys, wading pools, and play gyms. CPR- and first aid–trained staff members keep a watchful eye on their guests 24 hours a day with the aid of closed circuit cameras. Overnight guests bunk in private rooms spacious enough for them to share with their siblings or squirrel hostages. Doggie District also sponsors rescue animals, helping to match pups in need with a human home.