and training center

We can’t put into words exactly what the human-dog bond is, it’s different things to different people. But we know it’s there and we know it’s real. And we know we want to cherish, respect, strengthen, and protect it.

Sol Dog Lodge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that gives dogs – all breeds, sizes, ages, and temperaments – a place where their needs will be met with loving kindness and the highest professional standards.

Winner of the Arizona Daily Star’s Readers’ Choice Award for Best Dog Day Care/Boarding

Lodge Services


Sol Dog Lodge trainers draw upon a variety of methods, a flexibility we believe is critical because all dogs are individuals and deserve to be treated as such. Our goal is effective, low-stress training where we work with the dog’s natural drives and instincts, not against them. The result is a happy, cooperative dog and an enjoyable training experience for all involved.


Sol Dog Lodge is proud to be a small kennel where your dog will receive individualized care and attention. Unlike most kennels that are “free for all,” we set expectations for the dogs in our care, and ask for and reward your dog for the same good manners you would expect at home. This helps create a calm, structured environment to reduce stress for all the dogs in our care.



This is no ordinary doggie day care! Sol Dog Lodge DayCamp will challenge your dog both mentally and physically, so they leave balanced, tired and having practiced important skills. Activities will vary, but this is no “free for all” day care — we will work to ensure your dog has tons of fun, but also help him or her learn to and practice behaving in a balanced, appropriate way. 

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Hearts at ease

Every year hundreds of dogs are surrendered into local animal shelters due to a temporary crisis in their human family. Our Hearts at Ease programs, developed in partnership with local agencies, will take in dogs temporarily to give much needed peace of mind to:

  • Hospital & hospice patients
  • Individuals affected by domestic violence
  • People in senior living care centers
  • People with other emergency situations

Lodge locations

Serving Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, and surrounding areas. 

prince road

At Prince Road we offer Boarding, Training, DayCamp, Doggy Day Care, and Adoption services.  We have a variety of training packages to fit your and your dog’s needs. These include: Day Train, Private Lessons (in-home or at our place), Group Lessons, and Board and Train.

future location - marana

We have purchased the 4+ acres in Marana and now are focused on our final capital campaign push to start construction and break ground in 2020. Our Marana campus will have expanded capacity for all of what we are currently doing plus so much more. Please help us with your generous donations to our capital campaign. Find out more from recent press