Rocky’s Viewpoint

Rockys Viewpoint

A blog for people who treat their dogs better than family

It happened again a little over a week ago. For the 2nd time in about a year, a Merritt Island dog boarding facility was cited, this time for leaving a dog out in the hot sun in August, resulting in the dog suffering heat stroke.

Category: Boarding
Boarding dog napping at Rocky's Retreat

The holiday travel season is coming up and many people will find themselves in need of a boarding facility for their dog. Does this sound like you? If so, do you want to make sure you choose the right home away from home for your dog but don’t know how? Cost aside, check out these six tips to make sure you select the best facility for your beloved friend.

Category: Boarding

Beginning May 1, 2014, Rocky’s Retreat will add dog boarding and daycare to our list of services. Why? Because of demand. We get calls all the time for boarding yet it’s something we never planned to offer. So what will this look like? In the short term, we’ll have space for a limited number of dogs, and we plan to take those dogs home with us.

Do you think dogs have a sense of time? I believe they do – they know how long we’ve been away and react differently based on the length of time we’re gone.

Category: Boarding