Pet Adventures for
Urban-Living Humans

Busy schedule, no yard, lots of
neighbors or hardly any living space?
Your solution is Paws ‘n’ Rec.

READY TO JOIN THE PACK?

Contact us today to get started!

Say fur-well to bored, anxious, stressed, and depressed

Keep your pup happy, healthy, entertained and out of trouble with an exclusive membership-only solution that exercises not only their bodies, but also their minds.

Many urbanites find it hard to provide their furry family members with the level of stimulation and activity that dogs in the suburbs are accustomed to. When our pups don’t get the physical, mental and social stimulation they need and deserve, our best friends can quickly become enemies. From chewing, digging and the good ol’ “what’s that smell”, to compulsive barking and outright disobedience, scenarios like these are far too common amongst city-dwelling pet owners. That’s why we set out to establish a fresh approach to modern pet care – Paws ‘n’ Rec: an unconventional pet enrichment, training and adventure company.

Our Services

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    PLAYCARE & ENRICHMENT

    The perfect combo of academics and athletics, whether on-site or off on one of our many local adventures, each day your pup will experience the ultimate enrichment trifecta of basic obedience, exercise and socialization.

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    ADVENTURES

    With dog parks, beaches, trails and events galore, our weekly off-site adventures ensure your dog doesn't miss out on the chance to roam, sniff, play and explore all of the dog-friendly fun and adventures our beautiful city has to offer.

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    TRAINING

    Whether a first-time learner, in need of a refresher, or looking to expand knowledge, your best friend will be a canine Einstein in no time once they team up with our certified, veterinarian-endorsed trainers.

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    OVERNIGHT CARE

    From our Bark Plaza Studios™ to Fur-Seasons Suites™, you and your fur-child will rest easy thanks to our state-of-the-art clean, comfortable and cage-free luxury accommodations and 24/7 personalized care.

Our Memberships

  • PART-TIME ADVENTURER
    Level 1

    10 DAYS/MONTH

    WEEKLY ADVENTURES

    ENRICHMENT EXERCISES: LEASH MANNERS, POLITE GREETINGS, SIT & STAY

    AGILITY PRACTICE

    GOURMET TREAT

    MEAL PREP

    PILL ADMINISTRATION

  • PART-TIME ADVENTURER
    Level 2

    20 DAYS/MONTH

    WEEKLY ADVENTURES

    ENRICHMENT EXERCISES: LEASH MANNERS, POLITE GREETINGS, SIT & STAY

    AGILITY PRACTICE

    GOURMET TREAT

    MEAL PREP

    PILL ADMINISTRATION

  • FULL-TIME ADVENTURER

    UNLIMITED DAYS/MONTH

    WEEKLY ADVENTURES

    ENRICHMENT EXERCISES: LEASH MANNERS, POLITE GREETINGS, SIT & STAY

    AGILITY PRACTICE

    GOURMET TREAT

    MEAL PREP

    PILL ADMINISTRATION

  • C.A.R.E.

    8 DAYS/MONTH

    MASSAGE THERAPY

    GOURMET TREAT

    MEAL PREP

    PILL ADMINISTRATION

  • OVERNIGHTER ONLY

    ACCESS TO OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS ONLY AT STANDARD NIGHTLY RATES*

    * PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME ADVENTURER MEMBERS GET FIRST PRIORITY FOR OVERNIGHT RESERVATIONS

  • ADD-ONS

    CANINE CARAVAN PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF SERVICE

    CUSTOMIZABLE ON-SITE BIRTHDAY PAWTIES

Our Dogma

  • every dog, regardless of breed or behavior, deserves the opportunity to enjoy an enriched life in a well-balanced environment.

  • in safety first, from the design of our enrichment, training and adventure services to our custom-built facility and fully-certified staff, everything is developed.

  • in using positive reinforcement methods to strengthen the bond between pup and parent.

  • in continuing education and learning for our team in order to ensure we're able to provide the highest quality and most up-to-date services and care.

  • in being role models at work and in our communities by positively impacting animal welfare.

  • in setting the new industry standard with an exclusive pet care solution that’s honest, safe, clean, caring, and fun.

What Makes Us Different

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    Certified, Bonded, Insured and Experienced

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    Fully Trained in Dog Behavior, Body Language, First Aid and CPR

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    Exclusive Membership Only Access

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    Custom-Built, Climate Controlled Cage-Free Accommodations

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    24/7 Webcam Access for All Members

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    Sensible Staff to Dog Ratios for All Play Groups

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    All Dogs Evaluated Based on Size, Temperament and Play Style

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    Venture Capital Backed By Dog Loving Investors

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    Premium Canine Caravan Pick-Up and Drop-Off Service

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    Staff Supervision Required for All Off-Leash Play

Sit! Shake! Stay up to Date
With Our Latest Adventures

  • Littles get lit this Monday ✨
  • PNR HOOMANS! SEPTEMBER 24-29th! HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK.
Monday 9/24- Character Day
Tuesday 9/25 - Twin Day 
Wednesday 9/26 - Wacky Tacky Day
Thursday 9/27 - Superhero vs Villain Day
Friday 9/28 - Friday Night Lights. Wear your team jersey. Dogs vs owners football game 6-8pm at PNR. 
Saturday 9/29 - Suit Up + Dress up, it’s Homecoming!
  • The grass is greener where you water your Dane 🐶 Murph loves his baths in the yard & I’m pretty sure he is living his best life #danesofinstagram ♥️
  • Did you say brunch? 😍
  • All the dogs in the yaaaaaaaard 🍍
  • Gone swimmin’ 👋🏼 What’s up friends! What are you doing this weekend? 🐾🐶🌈🍍🎟
  • Fluff for attention. 
Did you know we offer grooming for our extra furry friends? We will schedule an appointment, drop off/pick up, and deliver you a #newhairwhodis pooch 🐾❤️
  • Throw down Thursday with my best pals 😎

See What Our Fur-Members And Their Humans Are Wagging About

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I’ve been so happy with Paws N Rec. I have a young pitbull who has some extra energy. They’re not just good with him, they’re genuinely excited to spend time with him. I can go on vacation without constantly worrying because I know he’s getting the best care possible. They’re huge animal lovers and treat every pup like their own. I would recommend them to anyone!

Diandra L.

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The PNR team has truly been the best thing to happen to my pup, Ty. They continue to go above and beyond when taking care of him and he loves them like family. They have done an incredible job working with him over the past year and always ensure safety and care when he is with him. I could not imagine what I would do without the PNR team. They are the best in Tampa Bay when it comes to care for my pup.

Chase G.

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Paws ‘n’ Rec has made such a positive impact on my family’s life, that I don’t even know where to begin! Six months ago, I moved from a single-family home into an apartment, and my dog Rupert was having trouble adjusting. Being a working mom, I felt I didn’t have the time to properly socialize the little guy. In comes Paige, Chris and Liz to the rescue! Not only does Rupie get plenty of exercise, socialization and playtime…he gets crazy amounts of love! The team feels like a part of our little family. I couldn’t be happier.

Michelle A.

FAQ

  • What are the requirements to become a Paws ‘n’ Rec fur-member?

    The safety and health of our fur-members is our top priority which is why we require all dogs to complete an initial behavior evaluation. Once your fur-child has passed their evaluation, you will receive your membership registration packet to complete the registration process.

    We must receive the following vaccinations and health screening reports from your veterinarian before an initial behavior evaluation can take place:

    • DHLPP or DA2LPP vaccination
    • Rabies
    • Bivalent Canine Influenza-series of two vaccinations
    • Bordetella (Canine Cough) –Please note that Bordetella is NOT included in your dog’s routine vaccinations. We require the Bordetella vaccine to be administered every 6 months.
    • A negative yearly fecal check

    Puppies over the age of 4 months are welcome at Paws ‘n’ Rec after they have completed their first series of puppy vaccinations and had a health and wellness visit with a veterinarian. Dogs over 6 months must be spayed or neutered. To ensure pest free play, we also require all fur-members to be on a flea and tick preventative.

  • What are your business hours?

    Reservations are required for all services: play care, overnight care and training. Please call ahead to guarantee a spot.

    Paws ‘n’ Rec is open 365 days a year, Monday through Sunday 6:00AM-12:00AM.

    Canine Caravan offers pick-up from 7:00AM-9:00PM, and drop-off from 5:00PM-7:00PM.

  • What type of training does your staff have?

    Each member of the Paws ‘n’ Rec staff undergoes an extensive training to ensure the safety for every member. Their training includes pet CPR, First Aid, dog body language and behavior.

  • Can I tour your facility?

    Yes! We offer tours of our facility every day of the week, no appointment needed. Please note, all dogs must past an initial behavior evaluation prior to entering the facility, and therefore aren’t permitted on tours.

  • How many dogs do you allow in a yard at a time?

    Paws ‘n’ Rec follows a sensible team member-to-dog ratio of 1 to 12. All groups are created by our training staff, based on energy level.

  • Are all the dogs kept together?

    Every dog will undergo and initial evaluation from our trainer. Based on their evaluation, they’ll placed into a play group that best fits their individual size, temperament and play style.

  • What happens if there’s a medical emergency?

    Every staff member has undergone extensive training to ensure the safety of our fur-members. In the case of an emergency, one staff member will tend to the dog’s needs, while another will immediately contact the owner. If the owner can’t be reached and the dog needs immediate veterinary attention, they’ll be taken to the closest vet without delay.

  • What methods are used to manage dog behavior within the group?

    Paws ‘n’ Rec follows a Force-Free Training and Positive Reinforcement philosophy for all members. Our team is extensively trained in dog and pack behavior, allowing us to assess each dog physically and behaviorally.

  • Do you offer webcam access?

    Yes! We offer 24/7 webcam access to all our yards so that our human-members can watch their pups at play.

  • Does every dog receive training?

    Paws ‘n’ Rec’s goal is to create an enriching experience for every fur-member and their human. We cater to every pet by setting them up for success and creating a fun and safe environment where they’ll practice basic obedience skills each day as a part of their membership plan. We also offer more extensive and personalized training programs that can be purchased in addition to our membership plans.

READY TO JOIN THE PACK?

Contact us today to get started!

901 N. Fremont Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606

833-PNR-PUPS

Serving areas: 33602, 33603, 33606, 33607,33609, 33611, 33629