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Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats

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Address: 21738 Highway 160 West, Durango, CO 81303-6822
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+1 970-375-9700
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 09:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Doggy Day Care

We used this place for doggy day care while we were in town for the day. Reasonable cost and our dog was worn out when we picked him up. The kids working in the back seemed nice... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Katie C
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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very disappointed after reading all the rave reviews. Store front reeks of animal waste and so did my dog when I picked him up after we rode the train. We were not shown where the pets were kept but the areas we saw looked run down and dirty. Staff seemed disinterested and not very friendly. Next time I'll stick with... More 

1 Thank HappyCampes2016
LeeAnn C, Owner at Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats, responded to this review

I am very sorry you did not have a good experience with us. Please rest assured that we are constantly cleaning and disinfecting our facility, and our “camp counselors” are doing their best to make sure every dog gets plenty of attention and play time. Unfortunately addressing the odor situation is a constant battle especially when dogs urinate near the... More 

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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We used this place for doggy day care while we were in town for the day. Reasonable cost and our dog was worn out when we picked him up. The kids working in the back seemed nice and they were seen doing some serious cleaning, so I would use again

Thank Katie C
LeeAnn C, Owner at Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats, responded to this review

Thanks Katie! We try to keep it clean between play time & snuggles! More 

Durango, Colorado
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Have no worries - Healthy Hounds and Fat Cats love to take care your your pets like they are their own. The also have a extended pet car service for those riding the train. Their office is right down the street from the dog park.

1 Thank Bruce M
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Very good place. Not the newest but my dog seemed to love it and had nothing but a wagging tail. I went to Durango pet resort and waited 10 mins and nobody came out so they lost a customer. Very nice people! They even loaned out a jacket to my girl

Thank Johnny W
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We reserved the day care for our dog for the day we road the train. Since our dog is a rescue and has some issues, we were a little concerned about how she would do in a group setting. The staff here are great and have been trained in dog behavior and even though our train was an hour late... More 

Thank DogsOnTheGo
South Egremont, Massachusetts
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170 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We used them to board our 20 lb dog when we rode the Durango Silverton Railroad for the day. Easy to deal with and reasonable boarding rate.

Thank Rstan
Durango, Colorado, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I leave my dog Bailey with Healthy Hounds and find the experience to be favorable. The owner cares and the employees are always communicating how Bailey's day was.. Considering the amount of dishonest and ethically challenged owners in Durango, Healthy Hounds is a breath of fresh air. I am very happy with Healthy Hounds

Thank Scott K
Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We left our puppy here as we were taking the train ride. My puppy cannot talk so I do not know what kind of experience he had. But, I sure can say what experience I had. The people whom I encountered there were not very friendly. Customer service is not their thing. When I was leaving my puppy there I... More 

4 Thank MaryAJ73
LeeAnn C, Owner at Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats, responded to this review

Hi Mary, I am so sorry you had a bad experience with us. I agree that if an employee is having a bad day, they should keep that to themselves. We usually pride ourselves on our customer service- I would have contacted you directly to apologize if I had known there was a problem. I just now (October 9) stumbled... More 

Littleton, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We left our dog Lyra, an overly friendly German Shepherd Dog with the wonderful people at Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats while we were recently on vacation in Durango. They were very helpful and took great care of our baby!! Thanks guys

Thank Tracy L
Omaha, Nebraska
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2013

From the moment I made the reservation to the end of my dog's second day at Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats I appreciated the animal lovers who run this establishment. My little guy was kept in a small area near the reception desk with three or four other small breeds. They had access to an outdoor play area via a... More 

1 Thank onlyinomaha

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