Our name: A Dog's Utopia means our home, property, and personal care-giving is more of a "philosophy" of care for your dog while they Vacay. The philosophy of care-giving continues as I work around the yard, walk, feed, or play with your dog, and integrate your dog into the pack order of an already existing pack. Care-giving equals "Utopia" because our hands on support of your dog's stay is optimal for a low price, so the "Utopian" appreciation is yours, too!
I think exercising with your pup sets me apart from a boarding facility, other than NOT using cages to board your dog. I EXERCISE YOUR DOG, ALONE AND WITH MY PACK! So, free walks! No fees to walk your dog(s)!
Acres and acres to walk and allow free (if able) and long-leash running for your dog - it is the best! Road walks are also loads of fun!
I treat your dog like my own, though I could never replace YOU! I'm with your dog at all times to sit on their bed with them or the floor, to play ball, frisbee, etc.
On a different note, I'm fully capable to provide medication to dogs. I have been trained by working at Pet Health Center Small Animal Hospital as a technician.
I'm a former employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and honorably discharged from 12+ years in the Air National Guard and Reserves. This information may be especially important for some dog owners to know. It may show that I'm intelligent and have solid judgement. On the other hand, my hobbies include: walking dogs, learning more about their behavior, hiking, journaling, canoeing, and listening to audio books.
I hope this information allows for you to know me better. Hopefully, you will envision me as being kind, just, and sensitive to your dog's needs, because I am :). Integrating my educational background in psychology allows me to use my skills to understand dog behavior, use positive reward-based training, and easily learn their likes or dislikes. I'm a former dog trainer at Nashville Dog Training Club, so this experience helps me to understand your dog's behavior much more quick, as well.
*Please have your pet on a preventative flea/tick control product before boarding with me.
*Also, I will need a photo of your dog's annual vaccination records.
*On the last scheduled Vacay day, please plan to pick-up your dog before 6pm. If you're unable to pick-up before 6pm, then you might be charged a late fee.
*Please do not bring your children to the Meet and Greet.
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