About Us

Country Pet Playground is a small facility that is only 5 miles from the center of town off Hwy 9 South & Hub Willis Rd. Since 2017, they have provided top-notch boarding & daycare to dogs in Mountain View & surrounding counties, with the addition of grooming dogs in 2021. The facility is located on the owner's property which makes it ideal for everyone!

Karissa Hickman is the Alpha Dog with 15 years of experience in working with dogs. She graduated from PIMA Medical in 2006 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant, then worked at Denver Animal Hospital in Colorado for close to 11 years. Karissa recently became a Certified Dog Groomer in the Spring of 2021.

Marina Baltzly is the part-time Animal Care Specialist. She recently moved to the Melbourne area from Ohio, where she used to be a groomer. She has been a vital addition to Country Pet Playground & provides quality care to every dog that they care for.

If you are using a phone to view this site, the upper left corner with the 3 lines is where you will find the menu to reach the other pages about boarding, daycare & grooming!

Dog Boarding is available 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Social Daycare Days are Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays


Monday-Thursday 7-9 AM or 4:30-6 PM

Friday & Saturday from 7-9 AM or 4-5 PM

Sunday from 7-9 AM or 4-5 PM

For more information on boarding, daycare & grooming please visit those pages!