Rocky’s Viewpoint

Rockys Viewpoint

A blog for people who treat their dogs better than family

You know you’re a dog lover when you’re searching for Orlando dog events. Because the only thing that matters is our pup’s happiness, right? Let’s be honest, Orlando dog events are just as much for us as they are for our pups. Any event for dogs, with dogs, is an event we want to be…

Orlando Dog daycare

Leaving your pup at home while you work all day is never easy. Our Orlando dog daycare can help take some weight off your shoulders. You just caught wind of a big project that’s going to require you to work extended hours, but you’re conflicted because it means leaving your pup alone even longer. You…

As we head into Thanksgiving week, it’s important to think about the safety of your dogs. It’s actually always important to think about their safety, but holidays can be a very exciting and busy time, so there are additional things to be mindful of when it comes to your furry loves. If you are hosting…

The holidays are approaching and traveling to see family can feel impossible with a pup. Rocky’s Retreat was created to give you one less thing to worry about when searching for dog boarding, Orlando. Tis the season to be with your family! However, traveling afar can be difficult with a pup to care for. While…

Orlando pet boarding

Orlando pet boarding is something we specialize in and love doing. Here’s why you should choose us for your pet boarding. Not sure where to leave your pooch while you’re gone? Look no further than Rocky’s Retreat. We would love to have your dog and we can also say we have a good feeling that…

Orlando dog daycare

When looking for Orlando dog daycare, you have many options. Here’s why you should trust Rocky’s Retreat to keep your pup happy and healthy while you’re away! Rocky’s Retreat has been in business since 2006 and was founded originally as a canine health and wellness practice. Then, in April 2017 April Cox and her husband…

Do you want a clean dog, then consider our dog bathing for Winter Park dogs service for your pup. When you drop your dog off for boarding, there’s an extra option that you can add. This option is dog bathing for Winter Park dogs. We will make sure that your dog looks clean and ready…

Ginger, a 15 year old shiba/chow mix has pretty severe arthritis, as well as muscle atrophy and weakness in her hind legs. She’s been swimming with us for a number of weeks now, and during each swim session we’re working on specific techniques to maximize the movement in her rear legs and range of motion in her front legs. In a short time, there has been a noticeable improvement in both muscle tone and strength in her hind quarters.

We’re halfway through Baylor’s boot camp, and he’s looking good. He’s lost 7 pounds and his endurance and muscle tone is really improving. And you can now see his waistline! He still doesn’t care for swimming (imagine that for a lab) but he tolerates it. He’s now running on the treadmill instead of walking, swimming more with less rest, and he doesn’t get as winded when he plays with the other dogs.

Three years ago, when one of the producers of Victoria Stillwell’s internationally known TV show “It’s Me or the Dog” contacted Toby to massage a dog (thinking Toby still lived in New Jersey where the episode was beingVictoria Stillwell visits Rocky’s Retreat filmed) we said to each other, “Wouldn’t it be so cool to have her visit Rocky’s Retreat?” Last week, it finally happened!