Facility Highlights

At Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat, we’ve gone to great lengths to create the region’s premier pet lodging, daycare, training and spa facility. We are not your typical kennel or boarding facility. We have created an uniquely fun and safe retreat where pets love to come and play and where owners trust our standard of care for their pets. With a state-of-the-art facility and acres of wooded grounds, along with amenities you expect from a five-star hotel, and a staff of animal lovers who are second to none, we offer our guests a superior experience every visit.


  • Large indoor guest rooms with oversized skylights and windows ensuring a light, airy atmosphere, and individually connected to sheltered outdoor patios
  • Luxury Suites complete with room dĂ©cor, cable television, couch, and a private outdoor patio
  • Separate accommodations for small pets, geriatric and/or special needs pets, and cats
  • Low Pet Attendant to Pet Guest Ratio
  • Resident staff member
  • Medical and behavioral screening at check-in for all guests
  • Regular house calls from a local, licensed veterinarian
  • Acres and acres of shaded enclosed play areas enjoyed by every guest
  • A specially designed bathing salon for both cats and dogs
  • An indoor gymnasium for playtime when the weather outside is not cooperative
  • A large, pet-friendly room available for rent for special events and seminars
  • A specially designed bone-shaped doggie pool complete with fountains, slip-resistant surfacing and pet-friendly filtration
  • Web cams

State of the Art Systems

  • Radiant floor heat for added comfort in all guest rooms and in the bathing salon
  • Fresh air exchanges every 10 minutes to prevent the spread of odors and disease
  • Propane powered V8 back-up electric generator providing complete and continuous power service during any emergency situation
  • Top of the line enclosures by T-Kennel Systems, deliver quiet, peaceful sleeping areas, with decorative laminate, secure latches, and individual feeding and watering stations
  • 24 hour monitoring systems for Health, Safety and Comfort
  • Epoxy finished, non-skid flooring
  • Secure doors and fencing
  • Comfortable raised bedding
  • Fully appointed kitchen to prepare meals and accommodate any special request
  • Pet friendly cleaning system

Come for a tour!

Performing a “surprise inspection” of any pet care facility is a necessary step in ensuring the health and safety of your pet. We invite you to drop by Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat anytime our lobby is open for a personalized tour of our complete facility. Our staff will be excited to show you around and you will quickly see what sets us apart.

CALL TODAY: (410) 798-4776

Our Reservation Specialists are trained to help you create the perfect visit for your pet. Contact them to make your pet’s reservation by calling (410) 798-4776 or click here to submit a Reservation Request form.