You’re planning to go away for a few days of well deserved vacation. But what about your pet? Here are some local retreats that will give your pet all the love and attention you would want him to have, and put your mind at ease while you’re away.

Paradise Pet Lodge
10324 Paradise Lake Road
Woodinville, WA 98077

Located in Woodinville on 13 acres, this five star pet resort was created and designed with your pet’s comfort and well-being in mind. A paradise for dogs and cats, the Paradise Pet Lodge includes daycare, boarding for large and small dogs, with packages of all types available. There’s aquatic exercise in a salt water pool, walks, group or individual playtimes. The spa offers canine massage, rehabilitation and relaxation while enhancing the overall health of your canine. The salon offers a wide variety of grooming services. The cat area is away from the dogs, where you can choose a condo for your cat, or a garden cattery. Packages can include combinations of brushing, playing and treats. Come for a day or a whole vacation stay.

Central Bark
838 Poplar Place South
Seattle, WA 98144

“Doggy Heaven” best describes Seattle’s most unique Doggy Daycare, Boarding, Training, Grooming and Self Wash facility. At Central Bark your dog will be involved in activities throughout the day such as playing with other dogs, a trip to the private off-leash park, and lots of attention from the caring staff. You can also watch your dog having fun on Central Bark’s LIVE Dog Cam. You are welcome to schedule grooming services while your dog is at Central Bark. The state of the art bathing system delivers a therapeutic massage and deep down skin conditioning treatment and get coats squeaky clean. The boarding kennels are extra large, and dogs stay and play in a clean, safe and sanitary environment. There’s lots of socialization, attention, playtime activities, and exercise, along with naps, meals and snacks. The convenient Dog Stop bus service can help you drop off and pick up your pet from a location near you so you can get to the office, or the airport, on time.

16725 232nd Ave NE
Woodinville, WA 98077

Nominated for Best Doggie Daycare in King 5’s 2011 Best of Western Washington contest, Dogs-a-Jammin is seven secure acres of canine delights. There’s a daily schedule, which is a mix of fun and rest that caters specifically to the individual needs of your dog. For instance, older dogs usually spend more time inside while puppies may need an extra nap. Sensitive or small dogs may prefer indoor play time over running outdoors. Dogs are grouped for the safest possible play and socialization, taking each dog’s personality into consideration. In this kennel free environment, each dog is allowed to find its favorite place to snooze, explore or just hang out. With clean beds and napping places, room to explore and play, you can feel good about your dog being in a loving, attentive and safe environment while you’re gone for a week or just the day.

On Sunday, October 9, head to Marymoor Park in Redmond for a day of pet-filled fun at Carter Subaru’s Pet-A-Palooza. From 10:00am – 4:00pm there will be an Entertainment Stage, Kid’s Zone, Agility Demonstrations, Pet Adoptions, Pet Related Products and Services. And don’t forget to bring your pooch! Marymoor Park is conveniently located adjacent to a 40-acre off-leash dog park!


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