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A Dog Resort Unlike Any Other

Lush Dog Resort, originally known as Lush Puppy Pet Resort, opened in 2010 with the mission to provide the best getaway for dogs. Since then, we've proudly grown into one of the leading dog resorts in Florida and offer the highest standard of fun and care.

5 Reasons Why You and Your Dog Will Love Us

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1) Dogs Have More Fun Here

We invite you to come see the amazing amenities your dog can enjoy at our beautiful resort, including:

  • 12,000 sq ft facility featuring climate-controlled playrooms for dogs of all sizes.

  • 5 large outdoor yards with open play areas, a covered patio, and games.

  • Bone-shaped chemical-free pool with a beach entry for safe entry and exit.

  • Dog spa where you can pamper your dog with a bath, brush, nail trim, or groom.

  • Premium dog suites for overnight stays.

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2) Higher Level of Care

We set the standard for health and safety with:

  • Professionally trained staff who love dogs.

  • Facility supervisors that live on site.

  • Dedicated cleaning staff

  • UV lights in our HVAC system to ensure clean air.

  • Dog-friendly turf to protect paws and joints.

  • Solid 7-foot exterior walls in our play yards to prevent any animals from getting in.

  • Hurricane safe buildings with generators.

  • Security system and fire sprinklers.

  • Elevators and closed stairways for easy mobility (open stairways can risk serious injury).

  • Regular behavioral assessments

3) Service With a Smile

We are passionate about providing the best service for you and your furry friends. This includes:

  • Understanding your dog's individual needs and preferences.

  • Handling special requests ranging from medicine administration to select post-surgery care.

  • Providing lots of love along with surprise hugs, belly scratches and massages.

  • Making it easier for you to drop off and pick up your dog (valet pickup available).

  • Offering on-site grooming options to ensure your dog is clean, healthy and happy.

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4) We Strive to be Green

We're committed to doing what we can to eliminate waste, by investing in:

  • A unique dog poop disposal system connected to the sewer to prevent wasting garbage bags.

  • Natural/organic shampoos which are available with our grooming services.

  • Recycling programs

  • Water purification stations/dispensers for our staff to help save hundreds of plastic bottles.

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5) Our Location

We are conveniently located off of the Indiantown I-95 exit in the Jupiter Commerce Park. Our facility is next door to Furry Friends (Humane Society) and only minutes from popular destinations including:

  • Jupiter: This is where we are!

  • Jupiter Farms: 10 minutes

  • Tequesta: 15 minutes

  • Palm Beach Gardens: 12 minutes

  • North Palm Beach: 20 minutes

  • West Palm Beach: 21 minutes

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Our Leadership

Cristina Pantaleo and Oliver

Cristina Pantaleo

Owner and General Manager

Cristina is a lifelong dog lover. She built a successful career in law and government, but decided to pursue her passion for dogs after providing care for Oliver, a dog she rescued in 2013 with special needs.


Cristina serves as the General Manager of Lush Dog Resort and ensures we maintain the highest standard of fun and care for your dog.

She welcomes any questions you have and can be reached at

Allison Fitts

Allison Fitts

Board Chair and Industry Pioneer

Allison has been in the Pet Care industry for over 19 years and was the original visionary behind Lush. Her passion is to provide a fun, safe and stimulating environment for dogs and continues to help Lush deliver an exceptional experience.

She has two dogs, Faith and Harry, who constantly bring her joy.

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