These are some testimonials that have been sent in by some of our customers.

We started using Rock Steady for boarding on the recommendation of a friend. Affordable, clean, no-nonsense with options for daily walks. We progressed to using the behavioral clinics offered by janet and her staff for our energetic 3 yr. old Aussie. Great results in just a few days: he is calmer and better-equipped to receive visitors to our home. Practice makes perfect. They did a great job training us and our dog! Direction. Order. Gratitude. And that spells DOG!
Regina J.

We boarded our standard poodle at Rock Steady Kennels recently while away on vacation. While he was there, he had training for 7 days. I was apprehensive about leaving my boy in a new place, but Janet and her staff were very reassuring and always returned my phone call promptly when I needed a little check-in. I was amazed by how much Janet taught him in that week. My boy is an enigma. The previous trainer I had used gave up on him. She is continuing to work with us to help this beautiful dog reach his full potential. I’m so impressed by her dedication and insight, as well as the care he received while I was gone.
Amy K.

I have taken our dogs to Rocksteady Kennels for over nine years.  I wouldn’t take them anywhere else because I know that they will receive great care and attention there.  The owner, Janet, and her staff are very friendly and accommodating.  I have also been very satisfied with the training program that our newest “family member” and I recently received.  One other service that I intend to take advantage of is “social time” on Saturday mornings.   The indoor social area will make it so much easier for the dogs to get exercise during winter and early spring.
Carollee I.

 We started boarding our Collie at Rocksteady Kennels when he was 5 months old because the Facility was very clean, heated in winter and air conditioned in summer, no doggie odors, and the Owner gave us many beneficial suggestions on Training. The Staff gives dogs personalized care the way the pet’s owner has accustomed the dog and all the staff loves animals–especially dogs. When needed our dog is groomed nearby during his stay. We highly recommend Rocksteady Kennels for all your pet vacations”.
George M. 

Just wanted to drop a note to let you know how pleased we have been with the care of, our almost 4 year old French Spaniel, April, at Rocksteady Kennels. To leave your pet in someone’s care is like leaving your child in someone’s care. You need to feel a sense of security and calmness with no apprehension. We believe, and see April is well cared for and loved. We have not witnessed any signs of distress after her stays at Rocksteady for over 4 years. We thank you, and April thanks you. She has a warm, cozy, calm place to stay during our business travels. So appreciated,
Jim & Elaine H.

Coop, Spirit and I made a road trip to DC for the weim-a-thon.  Tons of weimaraners all in one place.  Then we walk the streets and port of Alexandria, VA.  I was very hesitate to put Coop in this situation.  I thought worst case scenario, we will turn around and drive home if it’s too overwhelming for him.  I can not express how good he was on this trip.  I have never seen this from Cooper before. He honestly could have been the most well behaved dog there.  It was day and night and I can’t thank you enough.  Going into the training sessions I said my main objective was to be able to bring him into social situations.   On our walks every stop light, I would apply that elevated pressure with his halti and he would immediately sit and I would have the other dogs owners look at us then look at their dog and try to get them to sit.   So thank you!
Kristi H.

 Using your Kennel Facilities
Just wanted to let you know how wonderful it was to have my “girls” stay at a “second” home while we had some personal things to do. I wanted you to know that I cannot say enough about your kennels. They are clean, well organized, offered many “extras” that my spoiled “girls” need to be happy. You supplied all their needs, for this I am grateful. You don’t realize how comforting it is for an owner to know that there is a kennel around that really cares for the dogs and their comfort. We came unexpectedly (no appointment) and were so surprised how clean and organized everything was. You greeted us (the girls and myself) with such grace and concern. Taking the girls away as you did was wonderful. There was no anxiety in them when we left, therefore, I felt comfortable that they would be happy as they could be away from their comfort zone here at home. Again I say thanks to the “second home away from home” for my precious girls. I will be picking up my girls in a little while now. Oh how I miss them, but yet the peace I feel knowing they are safe and clean and happy as they can be away from their home here. Again I say thanks for being there for us.
Pauline B.

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Boarding Kennel

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