This pet resort was founded by Betsy Hicka, a previous winner of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce Minority…More and Women-Owned Business of the Year Award. She is also a member of the PetCare Services Association (formerly known as ABKA – American Boarding Kennel Association) and the Tampa Bay Poodle Club.
Almost Home offers daycare and boarding for dogs, cats, birds, pot belly pigs, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, ferrets, iguanas, turtles and fish. Note: they do draw the line at poisonous reptiles, snakes and tarantulas! Although walk-ins are accepted based on availability, clients are strongly encouraged to call in advance to book a reservation, especially during holidays and summer months. Families with multiple pets may be eligible for a discount and 'VIP Suites' are available for an extra fee. Drop-off and pick-up times may vary on holiday weekends.
Grooming is available for dogs and cats and prices vary depending on your pet's breed, hairstyle needs, fur condition and behavior.
Potential clients are encouraged to schedule a guided tour of the facility with their pets! Tours are conducted Monday to Friday, 10am – 3pm and Saturday from 10am – 12pm.