Dog Boarding Activities

Available at our Milton Grove Rd. Location

Enough relaxing — it’s time to play!

Having a comfy place to relax is great but most dogs want to play. Your pup will be extremely happy you chose Playful Pups Retreat where our Dog Boarding Activities will make your dog's day!

Eight secure and fenced-in play yards filled with furry friends and toys await lucky pups. And of course, this includes splash pools for those warmer days. All of our attached yards have K9 turf as ground cover, which helps keep everyone clean.

Man taking a dog on a nature walk

Call Our Milton Grove Location Today to Register for Boarding

Group of dogs on playground equipment

Group Play (Poochie Playgroup)

For the social dog, our supervised Poochie Playgroups are a wonderful way for your pup to socialize with his furry pals and enjoy running and playing in one of our expansive play yards. These play session will allow him to burn off excess energy and make new friends in a safe, enriching and stimulating environment. He can frolic in our splash pools and enjoy our puppy playground equipment designed specifically for dogs!

Playgroups also provide a wonderful opportunity for shy dogs to gain confidence and become more outgoing in their interactions with other dogs. After all this fun play time pups are relaxed and ready to settle into his lodging suite for a nice nap!

Playgroups at Playful Pups Retreat are selected based on dog’s size and playstyle. Our playgroups are always supervised by a team member who is fully trained in canine group dynamics.

Individual Play

Many dogs are not social butterflies and prefer private playtime with a team member. That's why we offer one-on-one Enrichment Activity packages that provide personal attention and are customized with games and a level of exercise that your dog enjoys most. From fetch to cuddles, the private play option allows your pet to choose what they like. Some options include:

Sports Time—Does your pup love to endlessly chase the ball or play with a Frisbee?  During sports time our team will run and play with your pup in one of our fenced in play yards using his favorite toys. You can bring your pups own toys or we have a large assortment of options here in the facility.

Nature Walk—Our team will take your pup on a relaxing stroll on our beautiful wooded nature trail that meanders through our beautiful 19-acre property. The dogs love to sniff and explore and get extra attention from our team members!

Brainy Games—Fun and interactive Doggie Puzzles for the smart dogs who crave mental stimulation. These mentally stimulating games help engage dog's minds. Treat motivated pups of all breeds and ages are motivated and rewarded to play these fun games.

Cuddle Time—If your dog is a cuddle monster and loves hugs and pampering, we are thrilled to accommodate.

Whether your dog participates in Group Play or Individual Play, she can enjoy any of the amenities below:

Yummy Treats—Each of our Activity packages include Snack Time Treats that your pup will enjoy in the comfort of their room.

Bedtime Belly Rubs—Just like home, tuck-ins are a quiet time with snuggles and kisses before bed. Our bedtime belly rub service provides a relaxing way to end a day filled with fun!

Premium Bedding Upgrade—Our bedding options include raised bedding, orthopedic mattress, or a soft bed mat to help your pet get a great night sleep after a day of fun!

Discounted activity packages are available whether your dog enjoys group or individual play and start as low as $20.00 per day in addition to the overnight lodging.

Our reservation specialist will review our packages and help you choose the best option for your pup. 

Special Activities for Our Puppies and Senior Lodging Guests

Puppy Package

Because puppies under the age of approximately 6 months require extra attention, mental stimulation and socialization, our Puppy Activity Package includes two play sessions with appropriate furry pals, an enriching puzzle time treat, extra potty breaks, and a bedtime cuddle session to end their fun filled day with some extra snuggles and lovin’. You will also receive a mid-stay Doggie Diary update to fill you in on all the fun your puppy is having during their "playcation" with us!

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companion care

Companion Care Package

Our frosty face senior guests often require personalized attention and have special medical or physical needs our Companion Care Package includes two additional stretch and mobility walks, with some extra pampering and pets. We also provide additional potty trips and upgraded, extra comfy bedding to keep our sweet senior pals relaxed and cozy during their time with us.

Polite Pup Training

Does your pup need some refresher training to hone up their basic manners? Our amazing dog training team is here to help!

We are now offering a Polite Pup Training Activity that can be included with any overnight lodging stay of 4 nights or more. Our professional dog trainers are excited to help create a well-mannered dog that is a pleasure to be around!

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Golden retriever being trained

Our team trainers will work on basic training skills, such as:

  • Sit, Sit/Wait and Sit/Down
  • Look/Attention
  • Patiently wait at door
  • Polite greetings (on leash, dog and human)
  • Jumping
  • Leash Manners
  • Client Specific Requests

If your pup has a foundation of basic training skills our dog training team will work on refresher training to reinforce and expand on their current knowledge.  For dogs who have never had previous training, or their history is unknown, our dog trainers will focus on introducing them to basic obedience skills.

To best establish a solid foundation of knowledge, we require a 4-night minimum stay to add-on a Polite Pup training sessions during lodging. Since consistency is key to dog training, we recommend one Polite Pup Session each day of your stay to see the greatest benefit of the training time.

Dog with a dog trainer