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    We are honored to have your Beloved as our Guest and we will do everything imaginable to ensure that you both are delighted with each and every visit.

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    We have a great list of individual services available to pamper your best friend while you are away.

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    We know you and your pet will see and feel The Velvet Coat difference!

Offering the finest standard of pet care. We believe a visit to The Velvet Coat should be an enjoyable and rewarding experience!


magine your dream vacation.  Your best friends are there and many new friends, too.  There are several activities to choose from, all tailored to your select interests and personal preferences.  You can play your favorite games, lounge by the pool, take a long walk, watch a new movie, and have a good book read to you, take a cat nap, or go for a swim.  Your every indulgence awaits at the Day Spa, where you can enjoy a relaxing massage, fragrant blueberry facial, soothing pedicure, dead sea mudpack, or a complete makeover with a private glamour photo session.  After a full day of fun, you retreat to your private suite, where you lay in luxury bedding. I n your bed fast asleep, morning room service arrives and a new day of play begins. 


an it be true?  Does such a perfect place exist?  It does if you’re a dog!  The Velvet Coat  offers the very finest of accommodations for our Guests’ every comfort and your peace of mind.  No cages, kennels or concrete runs; we offer luxury bedding and accessories, iced water service, morning and evening room service, nightly turn-down service with bedtime snack, soothing classical music service, and complimentary group play (restrictions apply).  Available amenities include specialty meals of freshly-seared liver and steak, leashed walks, salon and spa treatments, hydrotherapy, massage, story times, private play, and more.


he Velvet Coat is committed to Animal Rescue and supports not only the local rescue community but also the United States War Dog Association. Our beloved CEO (Canine Executive Officer) and constant inspiration is a rescued Belgian Malinois named Raja. When he is not busy overseeing charitable activities, Raja can be found helping to manage the doggie daycare or greeting a new guest.

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