News and Events

News and Events2020-10-23T10:55:42+00:00

WHAT’S BARKING AT THE PARK?

Scroll down for the for the poop n scoop at Poochie’s Park.

Park Improvement Updates

The nature trail just got some new chain link fencing by the parking lot/back entrance. The "Doghouse patios" also got new vinyl fencing. The maintenance department is looking pretty sharp now with our new storage building and fancy fencing around it. Here's some stuff that's coming up next:  1. The [...]

August 30th, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Lil Scouts Adventure Club August Calendar

Lil Scouts Adventure Club is an extra outing in a group of only 5 dogs and the Scout Leaders, our trainers. Moms and Dads get a video of their pup each day sent to their text or email! ($15 extra with Daycamp/Boarding) Check out our August Lil’ Scouts Adventure Club [...]

August 2nd, 2022|Lil' Scouts, Lil' Scouts Calendars, News-Events|

Dog Park Party, Summertime Yappy Hour in the Park

Don't miss our Last Summertime Yappy Hour of the year where we'll be selling Annual Park Memberships for 20% off! On a lovely Summer evening in your near future, you and your best friends and family members will visit Poochie's Park for a dazzling experience. You'll arrive to the sound [...]

August 1st, 2022|Dog Park, Dog Park Party, News-Events|

Back to School, Back to Daycamp at Poochies

We’re back!   Starting next Monday, August 8th, Daycamp at Poochie’s Park has open availability everyday for all daycampers to spend their days playing and exploring with their friends.  To kick off the new school/camp year right, we are going to do a little something special.  From Monday the 15th through [...]

August 1st, 2022|Daycamp, News-Events, PhoDography|

Park Improvement Updates

Dog Park Improvements: Stage, Nature Trail Fence, and New Storage Building Thank you for your patience throughout these construction projects. They are almost done, and we've got plans for more!  Nature Trail Fence Replacement: We replaced all the old wood fence with new chain link. There's just one small section left [...]

August 1st, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Dog Areas at the Park

Big Dogs not allowed in the Small Dog Area? Small Dogs allowed everywhere? The answers to your questions about this dog park dilemma...There is no "Big Dog Only" area but there is a "Small Dog Only" area. Small dogs are welcome in all areas of the park but big dogs [...]

August 1st, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Adoptable Dogs

UPDATE: Shamrock is now with a Foster Family on an adoption tryout. We wish a happy furever family very soon.   More homeless dogs are coming to vacation at Poochie's this month. Stay tuned!

August 1st, 2022|Adoptable Doggies, News-Events|

Employee of the Month and Daycare Dog of the Month

Congrats to our friend Mileaux and our awesome employee Aiden for winning Aug's Monthly shout-outs!  Mileaux won the most votes for dog of the month and it is easy to see why! He is quick to steal your heart (especially when his little tongue sticks out) and has earned the [...]

Lil Scouts One on One Training

Need help teaching your dog new skills? Try Lil Scout’s 1on1! A 30 minute training session with only the Scout Leader and your dog learning a special skill or behavior. ($28 extra with Boarding/DayCamp) You also get some homework and a video of the session showing your dog learning the [...]

August 1st, 2022|Lil' Scouts, News-Events|

We are Hiring Dog Groomer

Poochie’s Park is seeking an experienced groomer to groom Full Time here inside our pet spa. We have a luxurious 10,000 square foot indoor facility with a Pet Clinic attached on 8 acres of dog paradise that includes a community private dog park. We have a large and established customer [...]

July 11th, 2022|News-Events|

We are Hiring Experienced Dog Handler as Kennel Guide, Supervisor

Do you have a couple years of professional experience in the dog daycare/boarding/dog training/veterinary fields?  With that experience, can you say that you unconditionally LOVE dogs, and you also UNDERSTAND them?  Do you love the outdoors and prefer a physical outdoor-indoor kind of job vs. being inside all day?  Can [...]

July 11th, 2022|News-Events|

July Dog Park Party, Summertime Yappy Hour in the Park

Here comes our next Summertime Yappy Hour!  We would love to see you there on Saturday, July 16th, from 5:30 to 8:30pm. We’ll have: “Never Again” live band Beer and other drinks at the bar, “The Iced Coffee Ladies” “Filipino Go” food truck And for more fun we are adding 2 [...]

July 1st, 2022|Dog Park, Dog Park Party, News-Events|

Adoptable Dogs

We did not waste any time after Stitch’s adoption to get another wonderful pup from Safe Animal Shelter, in need of a loving home. His name is Shamrock! Shamrock is a sweet young pup (1 year old) black Cur Mouth mix, He is goofy and playful, and he will make [...]

July 1st, 2022|Adoptable Doggies, News-Events|

July Employee and Daycare Dog of the Month

Congratulations to our July winners! Gretchen was voted daycare dog of the month because of her sweet and silly personality! Gretchen loves to sunbathe in the yards and get ear scratches from her human friends. Her favorite Lil' Scouts activities are the Nature Trail and the Field! Gretchen is such [...]

Lil Scouts July Adventure Club Calendar

Check out our July Lil’ Scouts Adventure Club Activity Calendar. Sign up your pup for extra fun during daycare or boarding. Lil Scouts Adventure Club is an extra outing in a group of only 5 dogs and the Scout Leaders, our trainers.  Moms and Dads get a video of their [...]

July 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

Lil Scouts One on One Training, Leave It

Why is the ‘leave it’ command important? the “leave it” command is so crucial because it teaches your dog both restraint and redirection and teaches him/her to ignore or not engage with something he/she shouldn’t. These things are really useful when it comes to keeping your dog away from distractions [...]

July 1st, 2022|Daycamp, Lil' Scouts, News-Events|

Nature Trail, The Stage and Storage Building Construction

The Nature trail fence job is just about finished.  All the old wood fence is gone and replaced by shiny new chain link.  You may have your dog off leash for the trail but a WARNING for the parents of some escape artists: there could be little gaps at the [...]

July 1st, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Grooming Services Announcement

Starting on July 1st, full grooms (haircuts) will be available from Mondays to Fridays, all other services are available 7 days a week. Do you know a pro groomer that would be great at Poochie’s?  Send them our way!  We’ve been looking for a groomer to join the team ever [...]

July 1st, 2022|Dog Care, Grooming, News-Events, Reservation Info|

We need your votes, Jax Best Dog Parks

We are excited to share that we are in the running to win the Jax Best category of best Dog Parks on News4JAX.com. Help us prove why we are the best Dog Parks in Jacksonville by going to JaxBest | News4JAX | WJXT Channel 4 to vote for us once every [...]

May 31st, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Dog Park Party, Summertime Yappy Hour in the Park

It’s a first for Poochie’s Park: our new Summertime Yappy Hours!  We are planning on having these summer sessions once a month from 5pm to 8:30pm in the park.  At each party, we’ll have a live band, the bar serving beer and other drinks, vendors, and food trucks.  The first [...]

May 31st, 2022|Dog Park, Dog Park Party, News-Events|

May Lil Scouts Dog Park Festival, a Success

Our May event was such a success regardless of the schedule change due to the weather.  Dogs and their people got to particapte in Lil Scout’s activities such as: Flying Discs, Learn to Sit/Down, Soccer, Learn to Shake and Roll Over and the most refreshing Dock Diving competition.  We thank [...]

May 31st, 2022|Dog Park, Dog Park Party, Lil' Scouts, News-Events|

Adoptable Dogs

We had a great month of May for adoptions, four pups found their fur-ever homes (Piglet, Rabbit, Squeakers and Tonio).  We still have the sweetest of dogs vacationing at Poochies from Safe Animal Shelter looking for his new family.     Call us or visit us anytime to meet Stitch, he is [...]

May 31st, 2022|Adoptable Doggies, News-Events|

Park Improvements

Nature Trail (and The Stage) Construction: The time is here! This month we have some construction going on. We are going to do our best to minimize the impact that it has on your dog park experience. The main thing to make you aware of is in the nature trail. [...]

May 31st, 2022|Dog Park, News-Events|

Employee and Daycare Dog of the Month

Congratulations to our June shining stars!  This month’s Employee of the Month is Gracie! She was voted by her peers for being the most enthusiastic! Gracie shows her love for the pups while working both up front in the office and out in the play yards. Her outgoing and upbeat [...]

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