Pets in Long Island City

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Twelve years ago, Heidi Ganahl decided to pursue her dream and opened the first Camp Bow Wow in Denver. Camp Bow Wow has now burgeoned into a national franchise with more than 200 locations in 40 states, and her success has earned attention from the likes of CNN Money, CNBC, and various other news outlets.

One of the secrets to Heidi’s success? Her love of dogs. Born from a desire to provide a safe, healthy place where owners could drop their pets instead of cooping them up at home, each Camp Bow Wow location functions more like an all inclusive kids’ summer camp than a depressing kennel. Pooches are free to frolic with each other in indoor play areas and spend their afternoons making fun of the postman’s latest haircut, all while their owners watch them on Camper Cam video streams. For overnight visitors, temperature-controlled cabins host beds with fleece blankets, and the camp counselors give each canine camper a campfire treat before putting them to bed. Dogs and owners feel at ease knowing that certified camp counselors, trained in dog behavior and pet first aid, are close at hand.

Along with the visiting dogs, this Camp Bow Wow location also functions as a foster home for Project Halo, a local no-kill shelter.

4716 Austel Pl
Long Island City,
NY
US

If your pet is tired of staying home during the workweek, either workshop his resume or ease his mind with a relaxing day at Pooches Sport and Spa. The 2,500-square-foot facility hosts climate-controlled play areas, which are carefully partitioned for the safety of pups and big dogs alike. To maintain your pet's overall cleanliness and safety, the center also features epoxy seamless flooring that wards off bacteria and an advanced air filtration system to vaporize lingering odors. Filling the role of dog's best friend, the collective caring staff at Pooches Sport and Spa provides continued surveillance throughout the stay, along with interactive engagement during playtime. On the off chance that a well-fluffed poodle causes your pup's heart to beat wildly, an experienced veterinarian is always on call.

Center Blvd
Long Island City,
NY
US

More wagging. Less barking. lic doghouse is a friendly place for dogs to socialize with pup pals and then unwind in modern canine comfort. Operating out of the same Vernon Boulevard facility as City Vet, the staff at our locally owned business can satisfy all your dog’s needs under one “woof.”

4544 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City,
NY
US

Maura Kelley’s own pet, a french bulldog named Picasso, is more than enough proof that she loves both animals and art. An artist of more than 20 years—with a BFA in painting from the University of Hartford—Maura started Pet and House Portraits by Maura Kelley as a way to express her love of animals and art and share it with like-minded customers. Working in oils, pastels, and watercolors, she uses pets’ personalities as inspiration for their portraits, resulting in vivid portrayals of furry family members. Maura also crafts portraits of humans and houses and explores other creative outlets such as face painting and theatrical-set painting.

31-28 35th St.
Astoria,
NY
US