International Boarding and Pet Services Association
As proud members of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association (IBPSA), we are committed to providing the highest standard of care for your dog. The IBPSA is a renowned organization dedicated to advancing the pet care industry by promoting professionalism, safety, and education. By being a member of this esteemed association, we adhere to their rigorous standards, ensuring that each dog receives exceptional care, attention, and comfort in our facility. Rest assured that our commitment to excellence and our partnership with IBPSA makes us your dog’s ideal home-away-from-home, where he will have a positive and enriching experience.
Professional Animal Care Certification Council
At A Walk in the Park, we prioritize the well-being and happiness of every furry friend entrusted to our care. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, which is why we are proud that our owner is a Certified Professional Animal Care Operator through the prestigious Professional Animal Certification Council (PACCC). As one of the few owners in Ohio with this esteemed certification, we demonstrate our dedication to upholding the highest standards in animal care. The PACCC is a leading organization that promotes professionalism and expertise in the pet care industry, ensuring that businesses like ours meet rigorous standards of knowledge, skill, and compassion.
The Dog Gurus
At A Walk in the Park, we believe in providing the highest standard of care for your furry companions, and that is why we have partnered with the renowned experts at The Dog Gurus. With their extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of canine behavior and care, The Dog Gurus have become a trusted authority in the industry. Their coaching and staff training programs have helped our team with the skills and in sights necessary to ensure excellence in every aspect of our care services. By implementing their proven strategies, we can confidently provide a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment for your dogs, giving you peace of mind and your canine companions a happy and healthy experience with us.
Fear Free Pets
We prioritize the well-being of every furry friend that walks through our doors. That is why we are proud to have Fear Free certified professionals on our team. A Fear Free certified professional is someone who has completed specialized training to understand and address the unique emotional and physical needs of dogs. By acquiring this knowledge through the Fear Free program, our team is equipped to provide the highest level of care for your beloved pets in every aspect of our services, including daycare, lodging, training and grooming. We believe that every dog deserves to have the best experience possible during their time with us, and our Fear Free certified professionals are dedicated to ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable environment for all our canine guests.
At A Walk in the Park, we are proud to be a member of the Shock-Free Coalition. Committed to promoting ethical and science-based training methods, we believe in treating our canine companions with the utmost respect and compassion. The Shock-Free Coalition advocates against the use of punishments and intimidation, recognizing that positive reinforcement and gentle guidance yield the most effective and long-lasting results. By signing the Shock-Free pledge, we demonstrate our unwavering dedication to providing a safe and loving environment for your beloved dog.