July 17, 2022
Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when
possible, never stop learning, love always. – unknown
Time needs to slow down just a little bit don’t you think?? 2022 is half over and Summer is on the
downhill, and I am not ready! Some schools will be starting back soon, that’s so crazy! What was wrong
with starting after Labor Day and ending at Memorial Day? That’s how my generation went to school,
and it worked out just fine!
As I look back on the first half of 2022, I realized how blessed we are. By the end of next week Danny
and I will have had over 425 guests stay with us since January and don’t forget Chewy! WOW! How
incredible! Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think we would stay this busy, but thanks to you all we
have. We are forever grateful that you chose us for your boarding needs.
We are not a large kennel by any means, and I am very glad about that. Sure, we could add on and add
more kennels, and keep more dogs, but I know that I would not enjoy that. Don’t get me wrong, I love
my job and I love every dog that comes through the door to stay with us, but I didn’t start this business
to see how many dogs I could keep. I wanted to do this so I can care for the dogs properly and have fun
with the dogs and love on the dogs like they need when they are away from you and their normal
Being a small business owner is a lot of work 24/7. Danny and I are always working whether cleaning the
kennel, repairing something in the kennel, or scheduling guests, it’s all day every day, and I think we
make a great team, and I couldn’t do all that we do without him helping me every day. And we are
looking forward to a little r and r ourselves in the next couple of weeks, and I am excited!
I love everything that the quote at the top of the page says, and when you get to that travel when
possible part, and you take that trip, be sure and bring your dog to stay with us! We would love to have
Thanks for reading my post, give your dog a hug from me, and we hope to see you in the country soon!
P.S. Fall is filling up fast and we even have some reservations for 2023 so its never to early to get on the
Country Bark Boarding
2248 Chestnut Grove Road
Morrison, TN 37357