K-9 Retreat offers both boarding and day care and has been the only 'all day/all play' boarding facility in Hays county for the past 9+ years. We do not believe in confining our canine guests to small indoor/outdoor runs or crates, preferring instead to treat our canine guests as we treat our own dogs. All of our canine guests are free all day both indoors and outdoors.
Our facility is situated on 6 wooded acres with fenced in play areas, a covered patio with fans and misters, kiddie pools, and climate controlled rooms. We live on site and we are experienced in administering medications for those dogs with special needs.
When it comes to day care our motto is 'A Tired Dog is a Good Dog' and those are the words we live by here at K-9 Retreat. Your canine family members will get to interact and socialize with other dogs in a fun/safe/active environment. They will be ready to return home fully content and ready to relax at the end of the day.
We operate an all spayed/neutered facility. The only exceptions are puppies under 6 months of age, dogs with a verifiable medical condition (veterinary documentation required) which precludes them from being spayed/neutered, or show dogs (documentation required).
We also require your pet to be current on their monthly flea/tick treatment (flea collars, sprays and powders are not sufficient) and they must be current on the following vaccinations (please view details under the Rates/Policies/Payments tab above):
Annual boosters (DHLPP or similar)
Bordetella (injection or intra-nasal)
Our goal at K-9 Retreat is to provide your dog(s) an atmosphere much like they have at home. We pamper your dog(s) as we do our own, therefore, they are given the freedom to socialize and play with other dogs throughout the day without any arbitrary time limits or additional charges. We can also provide personal one-on-one attention for our guests who prefer not to play in a group environment.
In the evenings, it is our goal to provide a social atmosphere for your dog(s) and have a big 'slumber party' if the situation allows. Of course if your dog is accustomed to sleeping in a crate in the evenings we can accommodate them with our jumbo sized crates (must be requested by owner).
Reservations can be made through our website, by email, or by phone. However, for an immediate answer to your boarding inquiry it is best to call. Further information can be found under the 'Reservation Forms' tab above. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.
Please Note:We do not accept American Staffordshire Terriers, American Pit Bull Terriers, or Staffordshire Bull Terriers (all commonly referred to as Pit Bulls). In addition, we do not accept Pit Bull mixes.
K-9 Retreat is completely booked from
Christmas - New Year's Eve 2018.
We will be closed on the dates listed below. We will not be accepting drop offs/pick ups on these dates:
Thur. (Nov. 22nd/Thanksgiving)
Mon. (Dec. 24th) & Tue. (Dec. 25th)
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We have also simplified our 'refer a friend' program. For each referral, who uses our boarding services, you will receive 1 free night of boarding or the credit can be applied towards day care, customers choice.
Our inclusive pricing means that we do not charge additional fees for extra play time, food, treats, or for administering medications. Of course all dogs boarding at our facility are automatically included in day care as part of their boarding fee. We also offer extended hours and are open 7 days per week!.
Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat. - Sun. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed daily from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. for dog naps
In case of emergency, please feel free to leave us a message even after hours and we will return your phone call.