Dog sitter/Kennel Referrals in Rockwall

Updated on March 01, 2007
M.H. asks from Rockwall, TX
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We're planning on taking a 3wk vacation and need to find a good place to leave our 2 dogs. If anyone can help with a good referral. We love our dogs and would really like to make sure they are being well taken care of, so that we may have peace of mind. We live in Rockwall, and would prefer a place closer to us. Thank you for any suggestions.

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I would like to thank all that replied to my request. It's awesome to get recommendations/referrals from many different people, it definitely helps us busy moms find exacly what we need and much faster. I don't think we would have been able to find such a great place on our own. We've decided to use Green Acres Gardens, they are very reasonably priced, the place is new, clean and the lady that I spoke with, Linda, she sounds so sweet. We feel confident that our dogs will be very well cared for while we're on vacation.

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answers from Dallas on

Hi~ Our friend owns "The Dog House" in Rockwall, off of 205. Our niece and nephew have a huge black lab and left her there for two weeks this past summer and loved the care that their baby was given. The Dog House telephone number is ###-###-####. Good Luck!



answers from Dallas on

Hi M., My girlfriend has a pet bed n breakfast in Rockwall and I have heard nothing but wonderful things about it. It is Lailia's Pet Bed and Breakfast ###-###-####. Good luck!



answers from Dallas on

This place is very nice and I havent used them personally but have heard from others who have. She is a nice lady and will do all you wish for your pets. Her daughter is in Daisy's with mine and they live down the street from us. Its about a 30min drive or so for you but is a nice place and you would not have any worries. She has a website to check out online. Good luck. Dogs-dogs-n-more-dogs > GreenAcresGardens > Business > Kennels - Now OPEN!!!!!!!!!!
Grand Opening Special!!

$10 for the first dog in a indoor/outdoor run
-- and --
1/2 price for the second dog sharing the same run!!

$15 a day for 2 dogs, that is less than most places charge for 1!! And not to be bragging but our kennels are some of the newest, nicest, safest and the most caring kennels around!!

We have 15 large indoor/outdoor runs! Trust your dog to be in the best care in a clean safe environment! Let me spoil your fur-babies while you go on vacation! I will give you email and several phone numbers to keep in touch while you travel! For an additional charge, I will pick-up or drop off your pets! $1 per mile one way from my place to yours!! Our immediate area is Princeton, Farmersville, McKinney, Plano, Allen, Lucas, Wylie, North Dallas, RIchardson, etc. What a great value if you are in a hurry!!

My kids and I love all dogs and that is why we started this business here at our home! We've been breeders of Scottish Teriers for over 10 years.

We live on a gorgeous 14 acre farm overlooking Lake Lavon, 12 miles from Central Expressway and Bethany in Allen All 15 runs are over 50 square feet with concrete walls 4 feet high to protect your pet from a dog in the next run over...
Or perhaps - protect that dog from your dog... LOL!!

I open the doggy doors (lock open) during the days if the weather is nice and I am going to be here. I lock all of these doors when I leave the farm or if it rains... (lock closed)

FOOD - Under 50 lbs - I charge $1 per day per dog. $2 per dog/day for over 50 lbs - THis is if no food is provided or they run out, I charge for the days I fed them (it is best for your dog's digestion if you bring a sufficient amount of their normal feed!) Bring a little more than you think they will eat, I throw out any that they spill or otherwise contaminate.

Of course all immunizations must be current... Please go by your Vet prior to your stay and get a copy of their shot record. If you are unable to do that, I can call your vet for you and ask them to please fax them to us. I do not mind nor charge for this service!!

I also do not charge for giving pets medicine as long as it is something I can hide in their food and they will eat it. I just had a beautiful Border Collie named "Maggie" She had 4 pills or more each day, her owners taught me a new trick... (Proof positive the old adage about old dogs is false) ANYWAY, they had me mix the pills in with - - get this - CAT FOOD!!! I am telling you - that gal just ate that food with those pills like crazy!! These dogs are smarter than we give them credit for!! I think they know cat food is a No-No and they scarf it down because they they think they are getting away with something!!!

We accept Cash, Checks and if you use Paypal, we can take credit cards that way but there is a 5% service charge to cover fees Paypal imposes! Please let me know if you want to send by Paypal and I will send you an invoice, all you need is an email address, you no longer have to have a Paypal account to send money!!

BTW - The fax and phone here share a line - ###-###-####
SO, I need a call to let me know to set the fax to answer the phone!! Linda's Cell number - ###-###-#### I leave it in the car - it will transfer to the house if I do not answer.

<<< PrevPage1of 2Next >>>buy: this photo multiple photos | view cart < Prev1 of 17Next >Here you see the view looking northwest outside the kennels... Belle, Kelsey and Bonnie are peeking out of Run 7 saying, "MOM!!! Let us out of here!!!"
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Here you see the view looking northwest outside the kennels... Belle, Kelsey and Bonnie are peeking out of Run 7 saying, "MOM!!! Let us out of here!!!"
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answers from Dallas on

Several years ago we went to Europe for a month and were unable to find anywhere acceptable!!! Since then I have offered to pet sit while pet parents are out of town...let me know if you dont have any luck finding something, and I would be happy to help out...what kind of dogs and what are their weights??? Also, are their shots up to date??? I have reasonable rates!!



answers from Dallas on

We love J.D. Kennels. It's in Royce City so it's fairly close to Rockwall. They have lots of room for the dogs to run around and provide lots of playtime outside(and they even have a pond they can swim in during the summer). I think it's best for larger dogs; especially those liking lots of exercise. The number is ###-###-####.

If you have a smaller dog and are looking for pampering than playtime outside, I've heard great things about Laila's (recommended in previous referral)


answers from Los Angeles on

I sent you a personal message! Let me know what you think! :-)


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