What's Up At DogWoods Retreat

Yep, we did it.  We got a Boxer puppy and her name is Willow.  I've been a Boxer person for 35 years now, I know my breed. After having 3...

Bear Sightings

DogWoods Retreat is located right in the middle of the forest. Recent morning sightings include a momma bear with her three yearling cubs. They will stay with their mother until they are about 2 years of age, when she gets ready to mate again....

The most common complaint I hear as a trainer is, my dog doesn't come when I call him. The biggest problem I see regarding this, is that people don't train the recall properly. It needs to be practiced over and over so that it becomes automatic...

Join us for Christmas!

Though we can't promise snow, we can certainly promise you'll enjoy your stay at DogWoods Retreat!  We still have an opening for the week of Christmas so contact us soon if you want to be the lucky one who spends the holiday with us....

Come stay with us at DogWoods Retreat we are the dog friendliest place on the planet!  Large private fenced yards surround each of our cabins in the woods.  We don't care if your best friend is a Pit Bull or a Shitzu or even if he...

What a glorious time up on the Blue Ridge Parkway today with beautiful Carolina blue skies and the start of fall color.  We went to Graveyard Fields and ran into a nice couple from Massachusetts and their two lovely boxers.  Thank you...

The forecast for fall color is going to be the best in years due to our dry weather and cooler temperatures as of late.  We have a couple of spots still available during October so don't miss out on a stay with us.  Bring your pups...

Life Is Good!

Just chillin with a cup of coffee on the porch with your best friend.  Does a dog friendly vacation get any better than that? We are worn out from venturing out! We're located smack dab in the middle of all the best mountain...


Cabin Rates

High Season

$305-325 nightly
10% discount/week or more
(Not valid for holiday weeks)
15% discount/month or more
3 night (or more) minimum

Regular Season

$250-275 nightly
10% discount/week or more
15% discount/month or more
2 night (or more) minimum

Off Season

$200-225 nightly
10% discount/week or more
15% discount/ month or more
2 night minimum

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DogWoods Retreat has no breed, size or temperament restrictions.