Why we’re the Best
What makes us different from other pet boarding facilities?
We don’t just meet the standard of care and accommodation required by the PIAA (Pet Industry Association), but Karen our director actually sat on the PIAA board to write the standards that need to be met in order to hold accreditation. Blake, our other director, was also elected for Director of Pet Board and Training for Australia (PIAA) in 2013 for a 3 year term. He found himself reviewing the codes of practice for the industry that were written by his mother when she stood as PIAA director.
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“An excellent place to leave your pet, they are well looked after and given a lot of attention. The staff genuinely care and enjoy for the animals.”
"Love your work!"
“My two dogs visit the Samford Pet Resort on a regular basis and we have nothing but great things to report. The staff care for the pets if they were their own and I always know my dogs had a great time because they sleep the whole trip home! It's great to see my dogs get so excited on arrival and that the staff remember their names. Love your work guys!”
"An absolute life saver"
“Picked up the dog and was he ever happy. We were dog sitting at the time and ended up with too many commitments, but Samford had a spot and we got the dog in last minute. Absolute life saver. Price was good too.”
"What's not to love"
“I love you guys - great service, wonderful friendly staff who love animals and clean facilities. Rosie - our pooch - is happy when she comes home too. What's not to love!”
"I wouldn’t consider anywhere else"
“We are moving away from Samford shortly to another part of Brisbane but we will absolutely use Samford Pet Resort again for our 10 month old Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy and elderly 11 year old cat again... I wouldn’t consider anywhere else.”
"Easy reservations and super helpful staff."
“I have boarded my dogs (first Joss, and now Moss) ever since I came to Brisbane in 2006. I have always found reservations easy and staff super helpful. The staff rang to see if they could arrange for Moss to have a thorough grooming while at Samford. I appreciated this as I have been hospitalised on and off for the last 12+ months and his coat had become very shaggy as he was missing regular brushing."
Other reasons we think Samford Pet Resort is pretty special include:
- All staff are qualified professionals having undergone in house training certificates and nationally recognised Cert III and IV in companion animal services.
- We have qualified vet staff to oversee your pet’s health and wellbeing.
- Australian owned and second generation family operated business for over 30 years.
- Winners of Business achievers awards voted by public 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012.
- Winners of Best Boarding Service Australia by PIAA (Pet Industry Association) 2007, 2008, 2009 winner of MDBA Best Boarding service 2013.
- We have two great locations in Samford and Redcliffe.
- Brisbane’s finest vets recommend us. That makes us Brisbane’s first choice for pet accommodation.
- We offer services on weekdays for your convenience, including a free pickup and drop off service from over 30 vet practices throughout Brisbane’s north and south.
- All of our staff are animal lovers and pet owners.
- We look after a range of pets – see pet accommodation info for dogs, cats, birds and rodents.