Watch our progress as the new Puppy Academy becomes a reality. Freedom Starts Here!

October 2015

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We officially broke ground!

January 2016

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The grass has been cleared and leveled, preparing the site for the next step in construction.

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Trenches were dug along the perimeter of the future building.

February 2016

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Supporting rebar and concrete are added to the trenches to form the foundations.

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The site is almost ready for the concrete block wall placement!

March 2016

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The interior kennel walls are being set and beginning to take form.

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The puppies kennel door placements are set and ready!

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Concrete is poured overtop the wire mesh and vapor barrier.

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The concrete slab has been poured and smoothed.

April 2016

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Reinforcing rebar is put in place while interior and exterior walls are erected.

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A few April shower rain puddles can’t stop all the progress we’re making on the new Puppy Academy!

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A birds eye view of the new Puppy Academy, as seen from the roof of the new Student Center!

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Our Puppy Academy will also be the new home to our Gift Shop! These two large display windows will soon give you a fabulous view of some of the items we will have to offer.

May 2016

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Workers are pouring concrete into empty cells, reinforcing the walls.

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The inside block work and wall structure is coming along nicely!

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We are making great progress on the new Puppy Academy!

June 2016

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The future classroom for Puppy Kindergarten! Surrounded by plenty of runs for the puppies that lead to an outside play space.

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Plumbing installation has been brought up through the floor and is ready for the next step.

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This will be the entrance for our Puppy Raisers when they are ready to pick up one of our future superheroes!

July 2016

 

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These custom built, stainless steel drains are being installed in the whelping runs.

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The plumbing rough is being installed, allowing our puppies to always have plenty of fresh drinking water through the Lixit system.

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The roof trusses have arrived and are being placed and installed. Seen above are the “flying trusses”.

August 2016

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Our new Puppy Kindergarten Adventure classroom will have plenty of sunshine! Natural light will shine through skylights,  like the one you see above.

September 2016

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The trusses are set, the Puppy Academy officially has a roof in place!

October 2016

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It’s really starting to come together!

November 2016

November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update
November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

November 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

December 2016

This will be our last update until the Puppy Academy is finished! We hope you’ve enjoyed the journey! 
 


December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update
December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

December 2016 - Puppy Academy Construction Update

The Puppy Academy grand opening is around the corner in March. The monthly update will discontinue until it’s time for the big reveal this spring.