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Persons: 2 to 4 max
Category: Other
Host ID: 411
Region: Ontario

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Last Updated: October 16, 2017

We have opportunities for couples to join us. They will stay at the pet resort in a private suite with bathroom, double bed, sitting area and Netflix and help us with a variety of jobs. There is also on occasion an opportunity for a second couple or party to share a very large bedroom with a walk out in the basement, with a 3 piece bathroom on the main floor.

We have a wonderful winter, spring, and summer ahead of us in beautiful Muskoka. Here at Happy Tails Pet Resort we abound with dogs in 12 different dog parks and dog playground areas. They enjoy running, playing, swimming...chasing chipmunk, hunting frogs in our large open fully fenced dog parks. This is an exclusive pets only resort, with lots of flower gardens, ponds, woodland trails, etc.

We are in the heart of Muskoka, minutes from world renown Algonquin Provincial Park. Muskoka is the National Cottage Country capitol with over a 1,000 pristine lakes and over 50 Lakeside Resorts. Our property is located in the springfed hilltop kettle lakes supplying fresh water to Lake of Bays. Just steps away from us are 4 small lakes with 4 separate blue heron rookeries where moose, white tail deer and other wildlife come for a drink. Those who love watching wildlife in their natural habitat will love it. We often see snapping turtle, snakes and the occasional fox, wolf or spider for the those who need to prepare their inner fortitude.

There are lots of hiking trails you can simply walk out and enjoy. You can explore nearby towns and villages such as Huntsville,Baysville, Port Sydney, Dorset, etc or be refresh spending time at beaches or waterfalls park areas.

We don't have as many projects during the winter but we will be needing some help shovelling snow and helping keep our new skijoring & snow shoe trails packed; and next spring to help us with new dog sports/endurance trails, parks and dog accommodations. Exciting, fun stuff, but lots of physical work. Construction skills and good physical condition helps.

We have bikes and a second house in Huntsville that is on a lake and walking distance to all the fun things in town, including Algonquin Outfitters where you can rent canoes, kayaks and water boards from the down town dock, slip into a pub or coffee shop. Its a great spot to spend some down time.

We recommend arranging to have your Internationals Drivers license. And we do prefer longer stays.

We am also keen on finding a person with good reception experience to help with the office area answering the phones, checking guests in and out, working on the computers.

Food is excellent, we do a lot of vegetarian dishes, but not 100%; we have fresh farm eggs, fish, etc. We are open to new culinary talents. Enjoy singing by the camp fire with other guests so bring your instruments if you feel so inclined.


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