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Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore

With Angi since January 2015


(2) Verified Reviews

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Mentor, OH 44060


It all began… with our love of dogs. We both grew up with dogs and when we married, we immediately added Stoli, a Chow-Chow, to our little family. Raising our daughters, we always had a house full of animals including dogs, cats, bunnies, horses, frogs, mice and the occasional hermit crab. We felt that having pets taught responsibility and compassion. All our pets became an important part of the family.Stoli was almost impossible to keep safe at home which led us to our first business as an Invisible Fence® Brand dealer. We were involved with the Invisible Fence® Brand for over 25 years, first as a dealer and later as a distributor. Because of our passion for animals, we looked for another business opportunity in the pet industry. We wanted to draw from our experiences and give others an opportunity to become successful business owners – just as we had been given an opportunity so many years ago.Once again our love of dogs prompted us to look for an alternative to kenneling. We could never bring ourselves to kennel our small dog Chloe, and it would take our large dog, Charlie, weeks to return to normal after staying at a kennel. We would argue about who would take Charlie to the kennel. Sometimes it was just easier to stay home.Fortunately our friends living abroad happened to mention an alternative to kenneling they discovered in England. We began researching this innovative idea and found Barking Mad, Home from Home Pet Care to offer the most professional services, having been in business for 10 years. Using Barking Mad as our model, FlipFlop® now provides safe, loving home-environment vacations for dogs in the U.S....

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Roberta S.

We had a trial day last week but we're going to be using them at the end of the month for a week. We had a trial day which went overnight to make sure our dogs would be okay. They passed and they were good. They provide in home dog sitting, the have host families that take care of your animals and keep them in their home. So we're getting ready to go on a vaction so we sent them on a trial day to make that they interacted well with the host family and there weren't any problems. They staff were very nice and very personable. Everything went fine. They were happy and the dogs were picked up and they were dropped off and they were taken care of.

Description of Work
We've used Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore for dog sitting.

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Roberta S.

The service was great. They come and pick the dogs up and then take them to a host family, so the dogs are actually in a home. When the stay is over, they bring the dog back home. They send you pictures of your dogs throughout the stay. Once you get your dogs into the queue, they always stay with the same family. I would tell a friend to hire them, but it is not cheap. However, you are buying "peace of mind" with them. The thing that I like about them the best is that they take special needs animals and they do not charge you extra for the care.

Description of Work
They watched my two dogs for five days.

Category kennels

    Animal Boarding Kennels
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    General Information
    Eco-Friendly Accreditations

    Services Offered

    Veterinarian. Boarding.

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    Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore

    How is Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore overall rated?

    Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore is currently rated 5 overall out of 5.

    Does Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore offer eco-friendly accreditations?

    No, Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore does not offer eco-friendly accreditations.

    What services does Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore offer?

    Flip Flop Dogs of the Lakeshore offers the following services: Veterinarian. Boarding.