K9 River Retreat is a luxury dog boarding facility on a 100 acre, river front property in the Cairns Highlands, Kuranda, far north Queensland.
The spacious, friendly bedrooms are equipped with comfortable beds, lounge suits and â€~doggyâ€TM bean bags. Dogs have all day access to a large, safe and secure outdoor area equipped with tunnels, slides and water-play. Our canine guests have the option of going for long walks through our beautiful, lush property, before playing on our private sandy beach and going for a refreshing dip or swim in the river. K9 River Retreat is Far North Queenslandâ€TMs premier, executive pet boarding.
Give your best friend the holiday of a lifetime!
Chris and Petra Lovey met whilst working for the RSPCA almost 30 years ago. They got married, raised two kids and purchased their 100 acre river front property seven years ago. Petra remained in the animal field, obtaining a Diploma in Applied Science, Animal Technology and working in boarding kennels, veterinary clinics, zoos and sanctuaries.
As such, Petra is highly qualified to look after all your canine needs and to administer all types of medications and injections.
In 2004, Petra returned to University, obtaining a Journalism/Communications degree and writing human interest and wildlife stories for magazines in Australia and overseas.
In 2011, Petra was awarded a Hero to Animals Award from PETA, (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), after risking her life to rescue a strangers dog and performing lifesaving CPR.
We only board up to 10 dogs at any one time, so you can be assured your beloved dog will get all the love, care and attention it needs. (more)
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