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Where Is the Best Place to Board Your Dog?

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Finding the Right Fit for Your Pet

It’s hard enough to leave your pet behind when you travel, let alone find someone or somewhere trustworthy to care for them while you’re away. There are quite a few options when it comes to boarding your dog, but not all services are created equally. What is ‘best’ for you may not be ‘best’ for other pet parents, so it’s important to first consider a few factors that can impact your decision as well as the amenities you are looking for in a provider.

Factors to Consider

How old is your dog? Do they play well with others? These are a few questions you might want to ask yourself before you decide on a dog care provider. For some boarding services, the answers may not matter. For others, they may. So it’s important that when you seek out services, you first check to see if your dog qualifies for their boarding. Another key factor to consider is the length of their stay. If you’re going to be away for an extended period of time, you may have fewer choices depending on how long your trip is. Furthermore, it’s always a good idea to book as far ahead as possible, as many services may fill up, especially around holidays and during the summer vacation season.

Amenities to Consider

The key differentiation of many boarding services are the amenities each provides. All boarding services offer overnight care, but sometimes the similarities end there. You undoubtedly love your pet, so you probably want more than the bare minimum. While you’re away, you want to make sure your dog is comfortable and fully cared for. It may take some research to find the right fit for your needs, but it will be worth it in the end if your dog enjoys their stay.

Some amenities you’ll find with dog boarding services include:

  • 24/7 care, which means there is always someone on the premises in case a dog requires attention during the overnight hours

  • Security systems that keep your dog protected from unwanted guests

  • Medication administration, which will be very important if your pet needs to take medicine on a regular basis

  • Play yards where your dog will be able to run, play, and enjoy necessary exercise

Now, it’s safe to assume that all boarding services provide a place for your dog to sleep, feed them, and let them out for potty breaks. But once again, the quality of each of these can vary greatly from one company to the next. Some companies house dogs in crates or cages overnight, while others provide more comfortable accommodations. Though food will certainly be served, the quality of the food may not meet your standards. And lastly, you want to know that your dog is let out for bathroom breaks often enough that he or she isn’t uncomfortable.

Put Your Trust in All American

All American Pet Resorts offers the best in dog care services. Our resorts treat your dog to a vacation of their own. In fact, they’ll have so much fun, you may have a hard time getting them to come home when you return. All American skips the cages and crates and provides pups with luxurious, cozy suites with ample space. Our facilities are climate controlled, staffed 24/7, and safe and secure. For those parents who have separation anxiety while they’re away, All American has webcams in our play areas and elsewhere that can be accessed from anywhere using a smart device.

So the best place to board your dog is completely subjective, but you can’t go wrong with choosing a resort environment where your dog will be pampered and spoiled. Give All American Pet Resorts a call today to learn more about our dog boarding and other services.

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