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The Barkwood Inn Pet Resort

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Boarding


Dog & Cat Boarding


The Barkwood Inn Pet Resort offers Luxury Boarding Suites for all our Overnight Guests. These Suites have no cages, crates, or chain link pens and range in size from 4' x 6' to 8' x 9,' with 9' high solid walls from floor to ceiling.  Each Suite has heated floors on the Club Level, central heat on the Skyview Level, central air, a full view glass door, and separate ventilation for fresh, clean air. All Suites are equipped with a Webcam for the family to watch their Pet enjoying their stay anywhere they have internet access.  All VIP Suites come standard with flat screen TVs for viewing our Pet friendly videos. Each of these Suites were designed to maximize comfort and minimize stress while our Pet Guests are away from their families.


Quality Care for Our Guests

All Overnight Guests receive full access to our Interactive Daycamp Program, which includes access to over 6,500 square feet of fun-filled Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas to socialize with other Resort Guests and Staff at no additional cost. These Suites were each designed to maximize comfort and minimize stress while our Pet Guests are away from their families. Full access to our facilities is subject to a Pet Evaluation to ensure the safety of all our Guests and Staff.

Dog Accommodations

Club Level Suites are located on the first floor of the Resort, and are ideal for Guests that thrive on the hustle and bustle of the Club Level activities. These Suites include a private covered outdoor ocean pebble patio that They can access through a customized dog door.*

Our Sky View Level Suites are located on the second floor of the Resort. These Suites are ideal for Guests that prefer a quieter more relaxing atmosphere.  

*Club Level Junior Suites do not include an outdoor ocean pebble patio

Dog Suites

Boarding Rates for Dogs

  • Junior Suite Club Level - $29 Per Night - Includes Full Access To Our Interactive Daycamp Program, Comfortable Bedding, Soothing Music, & Multiple Potty Breaks
  • Junior Suite Sky View Level - $29 Per Night - Includes Full Access To Our Interactive Daycamp Program, Comfortable Bedding, Soothing Music, & Multiple Potty Breaks
  • Deluxe Suite Club Level - $38 Per Night - Includes Full Access To Our Interactive Daycamp Program, Window View, Private Ocean Pebble Patio, Comfortable Bedding, & Soothing Music. 
  • Deluxe Suite Sky View Level - $38 Per Night - Includes Full Access To Our Interactive Daycamp Program, Window View, Comfortable Bedding, Soothing Music, & Multiple Potty Breaks
  • VIP Suite Club Level - $47 Per Night - Includes Full Access To Our Interactive Daycamp Program, Window View, Private Ocean Pebble Patio, Flat Screen TV, Webcam, Comfortable Bedding, & Soothing Music.
Groups of Dogs Playing

Group Playtime

All of our Overnight Guests receive full access to our Interactive Daycamp Program, which includes fun-filled indoor and outdoor play with other Resort Guests and Staff, at no extra charge. Overnight Guests must be spayed or neutered if they are older than 6 months, and must pass our Pet Evaluation before participating in Group Playtime.

Nightly Rate Discounts

There are several discounts available for nightly rates. We offer a 25% discount for the second Canine Guest staying in the same Suite, and 50% off for the third and fourth canine Guest in the same Suite. An Extended Stay discount is available for Guests staying for 21 nights or longer, giving you 10% off the nightly rate.

A La Carte Services

  • Flat Screen TV (Included With VIP Suites) - $3 Per Day
  • Webcam (Included With VIP Suites) - $5 Per Day
  • Daily Brushing (Relaxing In-Suite Brush Out) - $5 Per Day
  • Extra Evening Potty Break (9 p.m.) - $4 Per Night

A La Carte Activities

  • Private Play Session - $5 Per 10 Minutes
  • Private Cuddle Time - $5 Per 10 Minutes

A La Carte Menu

  • Snack of the Day - (Varying Between Milk Bones, Snausages, Pupperonis, and More!) - $1 Each
  • Stuffed Kong (Loaded With Peanut Butter!) - $3 Each
  • Frozen Treat (A Homemade, Cool Treat With Yogurt, Honey, Peanut Butter and Banana) - $3 Each
  • Bakery Treat Of the Day (Home Baked & All Natural With Lots of Peanut Butter)  - $3 Each
  • Veggie Snack Of the Day (Fresh, Never Frozen!) - $2 Each
  • Pupcake (Homemade and Topped With Peanut Butter Frosting) - $3 Each
  • Steak Dinner (Real Grilled Steak Seared to Perfection) - $5 Each
  • Traditional Turkey Dinner (Slow Roasted, With a Side of Rice and Carrots) - $5 Each

Exit Bath

Having fun usually includes getting down and dirty, which is why we require all of our Canine Guests staying three nights or more to receive a discounted Exit Bath in our Grooming Salon prior to check-out. All Exit Baths include a bath, blow dry, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and brush out. Offered as a "Salon Bath" to Outside Guests, the Exit Bath is significantly discounted for all Overnight Guests, starting at just $20. Price is quoted upon check-in and will vary depending on breed, size, coat type and condition.

Reservations

Simply call, email, fill out a Reservation Request or contact us via our Contact Page.  Once requested, you will be contacted by a Guest Relations Staff member to confirm your reservation, and review the pre-registration documentation. You must speak directly with a Guest Relations Staff member to confirm your reservation. Submitting the form below does not guarantee your requested dates are available for booking.

Guest Relations Direct Phone - (508) 248-7474
Fax - (508) 434-0494

Overnight Guest Forms

Please print and complete the following forms prior to your Pet's stay at the Resort. Feel free to fax, mail, email or submit in person.

Pet Guest ProfileClient Agreement Canine Overnight Check-In

Cat Accommodations

We are currently unable to accept new Cat Clients. We apologize for any inconvenience.

All of our Feline Guests stay in Luxury Boarding Suites, not cages or condos.* These Suites range in size from 4' x 6' to 6' x 6' and have 9' high solid walls from floor to ceiling. Each Suite has central heat and air conditioning, a full-view glass door, and separate ventilation for fresh, clean air. Each Suite is equipped with soothing music, a private window with a seat, a deluxe kitty climber, and of course a litter box.  The Cat VIP Suite also includes a flat screen TV and a Webcam, for the family of the Pet Guest to keep in touch from anywhere they have internet access. These Suites were designed to maximize comfort and minimize stress while our Pet Guests are away from their families.

*Cat Condos only utilized for special circumstances

Cat Playing with Toy

Boarding Rates For Cats

  • Junior Suite - $19 Per Night - Includes Private Window View, Window Seat, Soothing Music & Kitty Climber
  • VIP Suite - $24 Per Night - Includes Private Window View, Window Seat, Soothing Music, Kitty Climber, Flat Screen TV, & Webcam

A La Carte Services

  • Flat Screen TV (Included With VIP Suites) - $3 Per Day
  • Webcam (Included With VIP Suites) - $5 Per Day

A La Carte Activities

  • Private Play Session - $5 Per 10 Minutes
  • Private Cuddle Time - $5 Per 10 Minutes
  • Daily Brushing (Relaxing In-Suite Brush Out) - $5 Per Day

A La Carte Menu

  • Bizzy Kitty Toy (Cat Toy With Cat Nip) - $2 Each
  • Kitty Tuna Treat (Real Tuna In Water) - $2 Each
  • Frozen Tuna Pop (Homemade With Fresh Juice) - $2 Each
  • Sardine Snack - $2 Each

Discounts

Cats also enjoy discounts on stays!  Currently, we offer a 50% discount for additional Feline Guests in the same Suite. An Extended Stay discount is available for Feline Guests staying for 21 nights or longer, giving you 10% off the total nightly rate.

Reservations

We are currently unable to accept new Cat Clients. We apologize for any inconvenience. Established Clients can simply call, email, or fill out a Reservation Request Form.  You will be contacted by a Guest Relations Staff member to confirm your reservation and review the pre-registration documentation. You must speak directly with a Guest Relations Staff member to confirm your reservation. Submitting the form below does not guarantee your requested dates are available for booking.

Pet Guest ProfileClient Agreement
Feline Overnight Guest Check-In Form

Overnight Stay Checklist

Submit proof of up-to-date vaccinations via fax, mail, email, or in person. Canine Guests must have current Bordetella, DHLPP, and Rabies. Feline Guests must have current FVRCP and Rabies. This information must be submitted prior to check-in.  We cannot accept Guests into the Resort without proof of current required vaccinations. It is of utmost importance that your Pet be given the required vaccinations at least 72 hours prior to check-in. Please be advised that many Veterinarians will only give the Bordetella vaccine if requested; therefore, you may need to make an appointment with your Veterinarian to receive this required vaccine. 

What is required:

  • Initial Pet Evaluation for all Canine Guests Completed at our Resort at Least 72 Hours Prior To Check-In
  • Client Agreement & Pet Guest Profile Forms Completed (Only Necessary if Not Already on File)
  • Overnight Guest Check-In Form Completed
  • Your Pet's Meals for His or Her Entire Stay (All Meals Must Be Measured Out & Placed In Individual Serving Size Ziploc Baggies, Labeled With Your Pet's Name)
  • Any Medications To Be Administered By the Resort Staff During Your Pet's Stay Must Be Placed In a Baggie or Container Labeled With the Medication Name, Dosing Instructions, & Pet's Name
  • All Canine Guests Must Arrive On Leash & All Feline Guests In Approved Pet Carriers
Arial View of Complex

Features

  • Double Fenced Patios for Added Security
  • Bathing & Spa Services for Both Canine & Feline Guests
  • Interactive Daycamp Program With Spacious Indoor/Outdoor Areas
  • Hospital-Grade Air Filtration System
  • Central Air Conditioning, Central Heat & Heated Floors
  • Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System
  • Soothing Music 24/7 With Individual Volume Control
  • Flat Screen Televisions & Webcams Available In Every Suite
  • Webcam Viewing Throughout the Resort

"This is a very welcoming and clean facility and I felt very comfortable leaving my dog here for boarding.  Staff seemed familiar with my dog's individual activities and personality and were competent and caring.  I will definitely return."

-Ellen G