About Us

Our Story began back in 1988 when we bought a "Fixer Upper" Boarding Kennel in Ormond Beach, FL.  Our previous experience was training Obedience and Tracking with our family pets. 


During the 17 years of owning Ormond Kennel & Pet Center we managed to win the "Best Kennel Award" 12 of the 17 years.  


In 1994 we had one of the Big Box stores move into the area and watched several well established Pet related facilities go bust. We knew that we needed to do something to insure that we didn't share a similar fate. 


Based on the experience that we gained, via our Training Program at Ormond Kennel, we realized that nearly 90% of the behavior problems that we encountered were directly related to two basic issues. Either an Energy Level that was not being addressed, a lack of socialization or both. We decided that a Puppy PlayGround could address both of those issues and get us the exposure that we needed to stay ahead of the competition. 


So in Late 1994 The "Puppy Playground" was born.

The Rest of the Story

It was like we had opened a can of worms. The question soon became "how can we keep control, keep it safe and have Fun at the same time". 


Well we quickly established Rules, Policies and a System that worked and still works to this day. So effective are our protocols that the Pet Industry has adopted many of our Policies and they have become an "Industry Standard" which makes us very proud.  


In 2000 we began designing our Puppy Playground System. We employed the knowledge that we had gained from the more than 50,000 dogs that had participated on our Puppy Playground, since its inception. 


We took the parts that we knew worked and eliminated those parts that we knew did not work or from the design and made it from a material that you cannot get over the counter.  


Today Our PlayGround System is in use in more than 8,000 Pet Care Facilities, all across the world, and is being used in countless Dog Parks apartment complexes, campgrounds as well as is in thousands of homes all across the country.     


Questions or to Order call; 888-828-3416

E-mail; PuppyPlayground@bellsouth.net