What's Up At DogWoods Retreat

I recently came across an article written by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior.  Called the AVSAB Positiion Statement, it is based on scientific studies (not your neighbor or popular television shows)  and they...

It’s All About The Dogs!

We fashioned our DogWoods Retreat vacation rentals around dogs. We think every dog should be able to have that perfect vacation with their people. Regardless of breed or temperament issues they are welcome here. Our private fenced yards are...

Devil's Courthouse

We had a great day off this past Sunday! Cool temps made for great hiking. Hiked DuPont State Forest in the morning, had a nap in the afternoon, and climbed up to the Devils Courthouse in the evening to catch sunset. We sat amidst the clouds...

We love to spend our day off at DuPont State Forest. It’s only 10 minutes from our cabin with over 10,000 acres and 83 miles of multi-use trails. You can mountain bike, hike, horseback ride and swim in this dog friendly forest. There are some...

There are typically three issues that most of my dog training clients are dealing with.  Maybe not always all three, but at least one of these is sure to be on their list. My Dog Pulls ...

A Day At DogWoods Retreat

Enjoy over 250 water falls in lovely Transylvania county. Dogs on leash are welcome to come with you on all trails, Transylvania county is all about friendly! Our cabins are located within just a few minutes of DuPont State Forest sight of the...

Spring In The Mountains

Come and enjoy a vast array of lovely wildflowers during a stay with us. Currently DogWoods Retreat property is full of wild blooming mountain laurels in their shades of pink to white. June will bring the wild azaleas with their blaze orange...

Does your dog growl?

Does your dog growl? Growling is a communication from the dog that can mean several things.  It may mean "I can't handle that!" (Fear),  "That's mine!"  (resource guarding) or "I'm playing with you/them...


Cabin Rates

High Season

$275-295 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
2 night (or more) minimum

Off Season

$200-250 nightly
10% discount/week or more
15% discount/month or more
2 night minimum

Some higher monthly discounted rates are available at times. Please contact us for further information.

We accept Cash, Personal Checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

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DogWoods Retreat has no breed, size or temperament restrictions.