Awards & Accreditations

Awards and Accreditation

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Our dog loves going to Samford Pet Resort. Makes it so much easier going on holidays to know that he is happy and well cared for.


For many years we’ve been award-winning

Samford Pet Resort is proud to have achieved many awards and nominations for their hard work and dedication to providing professional pet care. Our staff always strive to give their very best service and accommodation, as well as continually improve what we do and meet higher standards.

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Some of our awards include:

  • With Blake De Bruin (Director) bringing new concepts and ideas in management and IT, the Business won The Quest Business Achiever Awards in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012. Samford Pet Resort is also a Quest Hall Of Fame winner (see video interview).
  • In 2007, 2008 and 2009, Blake and his team won the PIA (Pet Industry Association) Dog’s Life Magazine Best Boarding Facility in Australia award.
  • In 2013, we were nominated by clients as the best boarding kennels in the MDBA awards and we won!
  • In 2017, we were awarded the Pet Industry Association of Australia (PIAA) Boarder/Doggy Day Carer/Pet Sitter of Excellence Award.

Industry Accreditation

As founding members of the Association of Pet Boarding and Grooming (Qld), Blake De Bruin takes pride in upholding the Association’s code of ethics. Samford Pet Resort is also is also a member of the International Boarding & Pet Services Association and the ABKA (American Boarding Kennel Association).

Samford Pet Resort Business Achievers Award 2007
Samford Pet Resort Business Achievers Award 2008
Samford Pet Resort Business Achievers Awards 2009
Samford Pet Resort Business Achievers Awards 2011
Association of Pet Boarding Award

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