Round up all the lucky dogs in The Woodlands pack! Camp Bow Wow® The Woodlands opens November 4

Round up all the lucky dogs in The Woodlands pack! Camp Bow Wow® The Woodlands opens its doggy doors to Canine Campers on Friday, November 4
By: Susan W. Morgan
Oct. 27, 2011 - PRLog -- The Woodlands, TX: Listen up pawdners, we’ve got great news: there’s a new dog in town dedicated to providing all of the services a pet family might need. On Friday, November 4th, Camp Bow Wow, the country’s Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® will open its doggy doors to all the pretty Pekapoos, rugged Shepherds, handsome Hounds and their pals rarin’ to roam a new range. Now guardians can choose to leave their pups at Camp Bow Wow to Texas-two step and romp with the pack, while they’re at work, running errands or traveling out of town, with the assurance that they’ll be well cared for by Lee and Kristl Franklin and their dedicated team of Certified Camp Counselors®.

Conveniently located at 27616 Commerce Oaks Drive in Oak Ridge North, Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands’ state-of-the-art digs for dogs was designed with all of the barks and whistles dogs love. The approximately 9,200-square-foot facility has four large, climate-controlled indoor play areas with adjoining outside yards and a special Teacup play area for pint-sized pups. Campers check in daily in the camp-style lobby, where they’ll find a selection of Nature’s Variety foods and the coolest canine gear in town. Guardians can check on the antics in the play yards by logging on to the Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands website or the Camp Bow Wow iPhone® app to watch real-time footage broadcast by Camper Cams® installed throughout the camp. Both full- and half-day Camp and Overnight package options are available. Rates are all-inclusive.

Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands is so dedicated to keeping canine Campers healthy, happy and clean they’ve created the Pamper Camp grooming center, where cleaning up dirty dogs is their specialty. Pups can enjoy Pamper Camp services even if they are not attending Camp. The salon has it’s own special entrance. A variety of Pamper Camp grooming packages are available to choose from such as a half-day of Camp spent socializing in the play yards before heading to the grooming room for a Camp Shower, brush out and a puppy pedi. Additional Pamper Camp services include haircuts, ear cleaning and teeth cleaning.

“The safety and happiness of all of our Campers is our first priority,” said Kristl Franklin. “We make sure that all of the pups in our care get plenty of exercise, play and human attention. The all-day play environment is great for dogs. They can go between the indoor, climate-controlled play areas and the adjacent outside yards at will. They never have to wait for a walk, and can decide for themselves whether they’d like to run with the pack, climb on play bridges or curl up in a sunny nook for a nap.” Outside the fenced-in play areas are carpeted with canine “astro-turf.” Special bone-shaped puppy pools, shade sails and a sprinkler system help keep Campers cool during the long, hot, dog days of summer.

“Sending your dog to Camp helps to alleviate the stress that many pet guardians feel when leaving their pup at home alone all day,” said Lee Franklin, “because they know they’re having fun at Camp. By the end of the day our Campers are happy, tired and ready to relax.” Overnight Campers at Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands retreat to one of the Camp’s 57 private, climate-controlled cabins, for dinner, downtime and a tasty Campfire Treat™. The spacious cabins, furnished with comfy cots and soft fleece blankets, are large enough to accommodate several Campers from the same family upon request. Guardians of overnight Campers are encouraged to bring their pup’s food from home to avoid upset stomachs.

All campers at Camp Bow Wow are under the constant supervision of a Certified Camp Counselor®, trained in pet CPR, first aid, dog behavior, group play dynamics and safety/health management. Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands is staffed with one counselor to every 15 Campers. To further ensure the safety and security of all, new Campers are required to participate in a free interview day, before they attend camp. Canine Campers must be at least four months old; spayed or neutered if six months or older; up-to-date on their rabies and distemper vaccinations; have an up-to-date Bordetella (canine cough) vaccination; and be in general good health and of sound temperament.

“All animals need love and attention, no matter the species,” continued Lee Franklin. “That’s why we’re also offering in-home pet care services through our Home Buddies by Camp Bow Wow® franchise. Home Buddies is a perfect solution for mixed pet families. We’ll come to your home to walk your pup, pet your cats or feed your snakes. It’s also a great option for dogs who aren’t eligible to attend Camp – newborn pups or elderly dogs or those that prefer their solitude.” Home Buddies all-inclusive packages include services like overnight care, daily walks, pooper scooper back yard clean-ups and live in-home Home Buddies Cams™ so pet parents can look in on their brood at home from anywhere in the world. A complimentary in-home visit is required prior to Home Buddies first day caring for a pet family. Appointments can then be made up to the last minute.

The Franklins have been animal lovers since they were children, and are thrilled with the opportunity to channel their passion as the basis of a growing business. Camp Director Tanya and her assistant Timothy are both trained Vet Techs, experienced in caring for animals of all species. Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands is currently working with The Lone Star Animal Welfare League to foster two homeless pups at Camp on a regular basis.

For more information about Camp Bow Wow or Home Buddies by Camp Bow Wow The Woodlands, to make a reservation or schedule a free interview day at camp or home visit, please call 832.482.2299 or visit

About Camp Bow Wow®
Where a dog can be a dog®

Camp Bow Wow, the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp in North America, now has 109 Camps open across North America. Entrepreneur magazine recently named Camp Bow Wow to its Top 500 for 2011 list as the #72 fastest growing business and #394 overall.

The Camp concept provides the highest levels of fun, safety and service for its campers and peace of mind for their parents. Since the Boulder, Colorado-based Company started franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold more than 250 franchises in 39 states, plus one in Canada. As Camp Bow Wow grows, our simple philosophy remains the same: It’s all about the dogs!

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About Camp Bow Wow®
Where a dog can be a dog®
Camp Bow Wow, the premier doggy day care and overnight camp in North America, now has over 100 Camps open across North America. Ranked on the INC magazine 500 for 2009 list.
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