Your dog deserves a vacation, too.
Traveling is hard when you can’t bring your pets along. Luckily, they can take their own vacation. Instead of boarding your dog (or cat) at an over-packed kennel with little-to-no playtime, give them a fun experience at Woofers Pet Resort. Boarding clients at Woofers enjoy plenty of play, loads of attention, and all the pampering he or she craves. Round-the-clock care and fresh South Dakota air will make your pets think they’re staying at a five-star resort. After all, your dog deserves as much recreation as you do when you’re taking time off to recharge!
for our Furry Guests
Even in our entry-level rooms, our pet boarding guests enjoy premium comfort and care. With an on-site attendant available 24/7, an off-ground comfort cot, and a generous-sized 6’ x 6’ room, your dog will have all the comforts of home and then some. With a caring staff to provide all the attention your pup craves, you can enjoy your vacation while your dogs enjoy their own. See Our Facility for photos of individual rooms.
When you choose a luxury room for your dog, he or she might have better accommodations than you’ll enjoy on your vacay. With an in-room television (yes, dogs love to watch TV, too!), a designer bed with a human-quality memory foam mattress, and wall art, your four-legged family members will have plenty of space to enjoy their vacation in their spacious 6’ x 6’ or 6' x 10' suite. See photos o Our Facility to see pictures of each suite.
The ultimate in luxury, this kennel-free suite will pamper your pet beyond anything a regular kennel can offer. Our kennel-free suite accommodates a small number of dogs with luxury dog furniture, an Orvis dog bed, and other high-end perks. Its no-cage, no-kennel floor plan allows your dogs to sleep with a select few friends with an in-suite attendant to tend to their every whim. Think of it as a slumber party for dogs. Availability for this room is limited and first-come, first-served.
It's more than doggie daycare. When you choose this service, your dog will enjoy group play with our other guests either in our spacious enclosed outdoor play yard or in our climate-controlled indoor play yard with soft, joint-friendly artificial turf. Your dog will make new friends and get all the physical and mental exercise he or she needs. We keep fresh water available in both our play areas to ensure that he or she can stay hydrated. Your dog will return home tired and happy.
Seniors (65+) - 5%
Military/Veteran - 5%
Pet Professional - 5%
Price Increase January 1, 2023
Because of skyrocketing inflation we have no choice but to raise prices. The increase is modest and only serves to blunt the affect of inflation.
No matter what room accommodations you choose for your dog, he or she will enjoy the same level of care. To see model rooms, go to our home page. Under the "About Us" tab, click on "Our Facility."
Economy Room --- $39/night
Luxury Suite --- $49/night
Kennel-Free Penthouse --- $59/night
Day Play --- $13/day for boarders; $29/day for non-boarders. Package prices lower the daily rate.
Holiday Prices: Prices during the seven major federal holidays are 20% higher.
STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY
Rally prices listed on Sturgis Motorcycle Rally page.
We no longer accept new intact males older than 5 months.
Pamper your pets with their own vacation.
1. Dog boarding that’s your dog’s home-away-from-home
With 24/7 on-site attendants and the most stringent vaccination requirements in South Dakota, you can have complete peace of mind when you board with us.
3. Regular updates from our caring team
We know how it is to go away without your dog in tow, so we keep in touch for your peace of mind.
Do you take intact dogs?As of 1/1/23 we no longer accept new intact males. Why? Even when an intact unneutered male is friendly, its presence almost always causes other males to act more aggressively, and therefore the risk of altercations and injuries is much higher. Unspayed females may board but may not, because of the chaos they cause, board when in heat.
What does a typical day of Day Play look like?Day Play is a continuous cycle of play and rest that focuses on much-needed play. For an hour or two, your dogs will play in a group (or groups) with other dogs. Then, they rest for a half-hour or so. That process continues throughout the daylight hours. We allow them to be outdoors throughout the year unless extreme weather arises. When your dog comes home, expect him or her to be happy – and tired, both mentally and physically. After arriving back home, your dog will probably drink quite a bit. Many dogs enjoy playing so much that they forget to drink water, even though we make fresh water available at all times to our four-footed guests. To see pictures of our state-of-the-art play yards, check out our facility photos.
What about dogs that are not well-socialized?Daycare may seem like a great place to socialize a dog, but Including an undersocialized dog or one that does not get along in a group is, because of potential altercations, a safety risk for that dog and the others. Any dog who participates in our Day Play must already get along well in a large group. We are willing to try any dog that is under-socialized, but if it shows signs of distress, anxiety, or aggression, we will pull it from Day Play and suggest it receive training and experience in preparation. We offer a simple training course, "Introduction to Doggie Daycare," which teaches dogs to get along safely at our place. See the training page for more info.
Do you organize different playgroups based on age, size, or energy level?"Playgroup organization depends on the dogs we are caring for. Generally, most dogs play in one group, but sometimes we organize a small group for older, small, or shy dogs.
Will my dog get dirty or muddy during Day Play?Dogs love to roll and roughhouse, so--yes--yours might come home with dirt or mud on their coat, especially after rain or wet snow – or if it’s so dry that there’s lots of dust. We always allow our guests to play outdoors when the weather permits. We brush and spritz each dog before it leaves, but if you'd like your dog to arrive home super clean, you can have us bathe him or her before departure.
Are all dogs day play dogs vaccinated?Yes. Before booking, we confirm that all dogs planning to attend day care are up to date on Bordatella/Kennel Cough (within last six months), Distemper/Parvo, Rabies and flea/tick/lice prevention. Despite this, dogs in any group environment can transmit various diseases and parasites, but strong vaccination requirements reduce this risk.
Do you manage the behavior of the group?Yes. One of the advantages of our Day Play versus others' daycare is our behavioral supervision. Our priorities are (in order of importance): safety, quiet, and fun. Because our in-house trainer is highly experienced with behavioral issues, he trains our handlers to minimize the risk of disagreements, altercations, and injuries. They can and will happen, of course, but at Woofers they are rare because of how we actively manage the pack.