Describe your business in one to two sentences.
Hounds Town – Hartford offers fully interactive doggie daycare, overnight dog boarding, and dog grooming services. With expansive play areas for all day play, large luxury suites for overnight dog boarding, a pampering doggie day spa offering bathing services, retail, and a pet taxi service, Hounds Town – Hartford is a town designed just for dogs. Our natural pack environments allow dogs to play in groups of other dogs their own size, temperament, and play style for all day long-socialization that contributes greatly to a balanced life for a dog.
Why did you join the Hartford Chamber of Commerce – what’s the value?
I joined the Hartford Chamber of Commerce to network with other Hartford business owners, learn from them, promote their businesses to my network, and share how my business benefits the community (both dogs and their owners).
Why Hartford? How did you decide on the location for your business?
Hounds Town – Hartford offers interactive doggie daycare and overnight boarding. Many of our customers will be traveling north-south-east-west along I-91 and I-84 on their way to work. This ideal Hartford location is just seconds from the I-91 Jennings Road Exit and minutes from I-84, so drop-offs and picks-ups of our beloved pups is quick and easy. Also, the Weston Street, the Hartford location is about 15 minutes from Bradley International Airport, so it won’t be long before our weary travelers are reunited with their pets upon returning from vacation or business travel.
Tell us about the neighborhood and what makes it unique.
Hounds Town – Hartford location on Weston Street is in a safe neighborhood across the street from McDonald’s and very close to numerous car dealerships (BMW, Mercedes, Land Rover, VW, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Cadillac, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar), as well as CarMax and Xfinity Theatre. Anybody in Hartford County looking to purchase a car is likely to become familiar with this neighborhood at some point!
What is the best thing about living/working in Hartford?
The best thing about living and working in Hartford is the rich heritage of this capitol city in the beautiful Southern New England State of Connecticut, situated halfway between New York City and Boston.