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Des Moines’ Premier Dog Destination

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dog boarding

Dog Lodging

Dogs stay in luxe comfort in spacious Chalets and Cabins. With 6 or more outings a day and the option of daycamp, walks, cuddles, or playtimes, your dog will never want to leave.

doggy daycare

Doggy Daycamp

Your dog will go home happy and exhausted after a day of play with well-socialized dogs, supervised by one of our certified Daycamp Counselors.

dog grooming

Dog Grooming

Our professional bathers will take the utmost care of your dog while pampering it in our state-of-the-art grooming room. Come experience the difference for yourself!

dog training

Dog Training

Want to learn the basics? Need help with a complex behavior issue? Want your dog professionally trained for you? Look no further! Our highly educated trainers are incredible.

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Dogwoods Lodge: Dog Boarding, Grooming, Training and Daycare

News and Events from the Lodge

Posted on November 28, 2018

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Details include Paint Your Pet Day, Daycamp Socials, Texting the front desk, and more!…

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Leash Etiquette & Training Your Dog to be Calm on the Leash

Posted on September 14, 2017

Most dog to dog altercations occur on leash. Why is this?

  1. Owners generally have the leash taught, which changes the body language that the dog is giving off. This causes the initial greeting to be tense, or worse. A kind, natural greeting is in a wide, curve pattern that ends

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