Alaska Slop Workers
So you finally got that job on the slop and don’t know what to do with your pet?
Not to worry here at Dragonfly Boarding, we got your back,
We offer extended stays for:
Small Fuzzy Rodents
The unusual exotic animals
And even your small basic aquarium fish
Dragonfly Exotic Pet Boarding provides extended housing for all pet species.
our pet boarding facility provides long term extended stays for many transitional and seasonal workers who work on the Alaska North Slop for some of the companies such as: Alyeska Pipeline, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, British Petroleum, Arctic Slope Regional and many others. Pets stay with Dragonfly Exotic Pet Boarding for the duration of their owners time while
they are away on the slop.
Companion pets are cared for in our safe, loving, home-like environment. Our style of boarding is a lot different then
your standard boarding facilities, we offer a “Cage-Free” experience.
We have a beautiful 33 acre property in the Valley where there are separate cottage buildings, enclosed by a 5 1/2 foot
anti-jump fence for all of our pet friends safety.
All pets are examined and evaluated for temperament upon arrival.
After check-in your beloved pooch will be introduced to the canine home cottage, there caretakers will supervise care for and give affection to the dogs throughout their stay with plenty of exercise playing with other dogs, running in the grass yard,
and fetching balls. Caretakers will be recording on report cards daily, letting you know how your dog did while staying with us.
When nightfalls your dog will have the freedom to choose to sleep in an inside dog house, on a dog bed, curled up on blankets,
or curled up with a group of doggy friends. The boarding ranch is just under 33 acres of Puppy Playground Heaven,
featuring large turfed grassy arenas for fetch, lots of wildlife to chase, 2 pools for swimming or wading, sand mounds for king of
the mountain and agility equipment to play on, all of which is completely enclosed with a 5 1/2 foot anti-jump fence.
Your cat will not be boarded in a create nor in the same area as dogs, such as your typical kennel or veterinarian clinic.
Our feline friends are quartered in a luxury cottage containing climbing perches and toys, comfy sleeping beds with extra large
litter boxes - all within a completely separate private cottage. We feature a quiet, cozy, cattery which allows for an easy
adjustment for your feline friend in their new surroundings. Our cottage mimics an environment with tall climbing towers and
plenty of places to explore and play, wall perches and hide-in-me cardboard city for additional fun and games. The cottage has
sunny windows with perches for a view of the gardens and the outdoors. Each cat will have access to a scratching toy
house/tree, multiple wall perches, heated mats, individual litter trays along with individual food and water bowls.
Weather permitting our feline guest have the advantage of fresh air with access to a fully enclosed outside turfed atrium for
bird-watching and sunbathing.
Birds are quarantined for up to 5 days in our secure comfortable aviary and then introduced to the bird cottage to join other
aviary friends. Your feathered baby will have lots of fun while you are away, unlike other places that leave your bird in the cage,
we will take your feathered friend out for socialization and play. We have several play stands and lots of toys for enrichment.
We give your pet the special love it deserves. At Dragonfly Pet Boarding, your bird will be monitored 24 hours a day and our
caretakers will be focused on keeping your bird safe, healthy and happy. You may want to provide a list of words, phrases or
songs your bird can say, so we may use them to make him/her feel at home.
Your small fuzzy pocket pet will be housed indoors in our spectacular “Fuzzy Butts Cottage”. This cottage is kept cool in summer
but snug in winter. For all our fuzzy butt nocturnal friends this environment is kept quiet to allow them to enjoy their daytime
naps without any disturbances. Fuzzy Butts are housed in individual custom created cages, these are safe, secure and roomy
with hidey-holes for the shy and retiring. Your pet will arrive to find it's home fresh, clean, ready and waiting for it with plenty
of soft, warm bedding and somewhere for them to hide away to feel safe if their feeling a bit shy. Fuzzy Butts will be continually
monitored throughout their stay, we know how important it is to observe small animals for any subtle changes in behavior that
could indicate any distress. Playtime and activities are set aside each day for one-on-one interaction with our caretakers for
cuddles and lots of fun for all, including a leg-stretch and a roam within the cottage for those with a desire to explore.
Each pet has the opportunity for a free-range exercise-ball to run around within the cottage. We provide cardboard box mazes,
tubes, exercise-balls and hiding places to make life more interesting.
Your small scaly pet friend will be housed in our private “Scales-N-Tails Cottage”. We will custom create each terrarium, vivarium or aquarium to suit each individual Reptile, Amphibian or Aquatic pet to keep your beloved pet happy and healthy for his/her
stay with us, no pet will have to live in newspaper cages here. We provide constant fresh filtered water and a constant supply of feeder pinkies, chicks, crickets, horn worms, silk worms, grasshoppers, wax worms, butter worms, daphnia, bloodworms,
tubifex worms, mosquito larva and/or phoenix worms. And for those omnivors we provide organic fresh fruits and vegetables
some of which we grow ourselves, water dishes and waterfalls are cleaned regularly. High priority is given to stimulation,
foraging and general well-being of your pet while in our care.
Dragonfly is the only all inclusive pet boarding facility in Alaska that offers long term affordable boarding to our rig-slop worker's pets. Daycare, grooming and training is also available for your beloved pet, here at Dragonfly boarding your pet will not
be bored or stressed while you are away, enjoying beautiful large and spacious outside runs, extremely large exercise and play
areas, nature walks and pool play time.
Our Veterinary Technicians and Caretakers will ensure your pet is cared for and treated with love and dignity.
Dragonfly uses video conferencing such as Petchatz for keeping owners and their pets in contact with each other.
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