Chateau Highlights

  • 11+ acres of fenced doggy paradise with riverfront access .

  • 5,000 SqFt  of climate controlled indoor space & large outdoor pavilion.

  • Pack-walks, socialization, play, structured activities and relaxation time

  • Staff are educated  in dog psychology & behavior to keep dogs balanced and safe.

  • Separate lounge areas for seniors, puppies, high energy dogs and small dogs.

  • Dogs go home calm and fulfilled with over all improved behavior.

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The Dog Chateau was created by devoted Canine Behaviorist Markie Blackburn. Markie has dedicate the last 12 years to teaching her clients how to improve their dog's well-being; as well as, how to turn around their dog's specific behavior challenges. She has a Diploma in Canine Behavior Modification and Training, but most importantly she has years of invaluable experience working with hundreds of different dog cases.

The dog Chateau is inspired and structured to operate in a way that fulfills a dog's inner-most needs and desires. The dogs well-being and safety is what comes first. All The Chateau's employees are highly trained and very carefully chosen. After a rigorous selection process, only employees who are natural pack leaders, love the dogs, and are totally reliable will be hired to work at the Chateau. This is why none of our customers will ever have to worry about their beloved family dog.  

The Team!

It took us a while to find the best team but we did it!

Bettie has an exceptional amount of qualifications and skills. She has a bachelors degree in Canine Behavior and science. She is also a talented groomer and teaches our Good Manners and Therapy Dog classes. Bettie goes above and beyond to care for the dogs. Feel free to ask her training advice! 


Marie is 100% reliable, a natural pack leader and will go the extra mile to keep every dog comfortable and happy. She has an extensive amount of experience with dogs and keeps the facility organized. Marie works full time at The Dog Chateau. She attends all our training classes and is always to eager to learn more.