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Pet resort offers daycare, grooming and boarding

By Maddie Cogan, Tribune intern

PROCTORVILLE — Bree’s Pet Resort, formerly Aloha Pet Resort, located at 1159 County Road 411, was purchased in January of this year by Becky and Tara Murphy.

“It was a big step, but we decided to do it,” Becky Murphy said.

The pet resort offers daycare, grooming and boarding. In the fall, they will start obedience classes.

Dogs who stay at the pet resort go on four walks a day and have an acre and a half of common yard to play in.

“We care for the animals as if they are our own,” Becky Murphy said. “We want the owner to know the animal is being taken care of.”

Tara and Becky Murphy both had experience working with animals before purchasing Bree’s Pet Resort.

Becky has worked at Martin Veterinary Clinic in Ashland for 34 years as a veterinary technician and still works there during the daytime. Tara worked at an animal emergency room before, as well.

“I really enjoy it. The love I have for animals is unreal,” Becky Murphy said.

Groomer Kim Holycross worked at Aloha Pet Resort for 17 years, before it changed ownership and became Bree’s Pet Resort.

Becky said Holycross does a great job and is an asset to the business.

Bree’s Pet Resort has 48 suites to host animals in a climate-controlled environment. All animals must be updated on vaccines before coming in.