About Us

Our Mission
Dogwood Lodge Pet Resort’s mission is to provide an amazing, fun, recreational, safe, social, in-door environment for your pet. We are committed to a standard of excellence, to create a clean, safe, vibrant, off-leash indoor luxury experience. A perfect world of play and stay, and to be cared for as one of the family. Our primary concern is their welfare and happiness.

Dogwood Lodge Grooming Salon’s mission is to enhance the lives of dogs by maintaining the highest standards of grooming, to act with care and compassion toward all animals, and to provide outstanding personal service and the best possible products to help dogs enjoy a happy and healthy life.

Tiffany Smith
Tiffany has lived and owned businesses in Sturgis, South Dakota since 1997, and has been professionally involved with dogs since 2004. She is a member and former Board of Director for the Rapid City Kennel Club, and is a long-standing member of the Briard Club of America.

She owns two finished show champion briards and actively participates in sheepdog herding, and is a member of the International Boarding Pet Services Association.

Our Experience
We have 67 combined years of experience in dogs. Our employees hold a total of 52 titles in various disciplines including Rally, Obedience, Therapy, Trick Dog, Herding, Conformation, Freestyle, and Field. We have one AKC Canine Ambassador, one vet tech in training, and 6+ years of veterinary office experience.

Dogwood Lodge is a member of the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce.


Dogwood Lodge is a member of the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce.