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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"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.”
"Absolutely fantastic service"
“Felt comfortable leaving our spoilt Cavoodle, this was our 3rd stay. The staff are very friendly & caring. The booking, drop off and collection is so easy! We love the Facebook photos to show how much fun they are having. Will definitely be bringing her back the next time we go away. Thanks so much”
"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."
"A great location"
“A great location - nice and quiet and out of the city and I had no problems booking in or receiving relevant information.”
"All four animals came home happy & healthy"
“This is an exceptional pet resort. My animals came home clean and the dogs were freshly washed... I was satisfied that SPR was as affordable as other resorts, if not more so in some cases - and their reputation much better! Given the thorough check of vaccinations and pet health, I knew my animals would be protected from any health concerns they could come into contact with from other animals."
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.