New Dogtopia Pet Center Opens in Dallas


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Dogtopia, a growing dog daycare business with more than 200 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, has opened its newest pet center at The Shops at Park Lane, across from Old Navy.

Now, with two locations in Dallas, dog lovers across the city can treat their dogs to hotel-style pampered care. The pet center offers daycare, overnight, weekend and holiday boarding, and spa and grooming services.

“We chose this location because we are looking for professional people with dogs and there is an apartment complex nearby, and The Shops at Park Lane is a prime location,” Darren Tran, the general manager of The Shops at Park Lane Dogtopia, told The Dallas Express.

“This is a great choice because it has the organic traffic we are looking for, there is a small dog park next to it, great parking, and there is security located right across from us; it is a great environment,” Tran said.

Tran runs the center along with his wife, Denise Doan, who is the owner.

It is a state-of-the-art facility that offers spacious indoor playrooms with climate-controlled HVAC systems. The playrooms are deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times a day with a biologically safe, pet-friendly cleaner, and the compressed rubber flooring is specially designed to protect the dogs’ joint health.

The center is equipped with live webcams so owners can view their pets whenever they like. The daycare ensures the dogs’ safety by separating them by size and temperament.

Each Dogtopia facility has a “Village of Knowledge,” which includes a support office, canine behaviorist, veterinarian, and environmental biologist.

“We have a couple of professionals — we call them dog whisperers — and one in particular really understands dogs. He has a lot of experience with dogs, and he literally understands how dogs feel,” said Tran.

Tran told The Dallas Express that the daycare is offering four weeks of unlimited daycare for $99 a week for their grand opening special, limited to the first 50 dogs enrolled.

The center offers an array of amenities, including certified canine coaches and an open-play, off-leash environment supervised for safety.

Dogtopia spa services include bath time massage, shampoo and conditioner, teeth brushing, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and fluff dry and brush out.

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Becky Riggins
Becky Riggins
1 month ago

Can’t wait to use your facility!