Meet the Team

  • Bond Smith

    Bond Smith is the owner and operator of Poochie's alongside her husband, Dennis. The pair have owned Poochie's since 2014. Bond is heavily invested in your pup's wellness and is continually brainstorming innovative spa-options to provide your pup, new and cool features for doggy daycare and how to provide the best at-home boarding experience for your pup. Bond has over 10 years of animal care experience prior to Poochie's at the Jacksonville Humane Society and managing a private dog park in Jacksonville.  

  • Dennis Smith
    Owner, Taxi Driver

    Dennis is the co-owner and operator of Poochie's alongside his wife, Bond. Dennis is a Sarasota native, with vast experience with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. He is also the lead Poochie's Pet Taxi driver, so you can often find him shuttling pups back and forth to daycare.

  • Jessica T

    Meet Jess! Jess has extensive doggy daycare experience, and has now trained to be our Groomer. She trained as a bather first and apprenticed under Allsion. Jess is an amazingly talented groomer and would love the opportunity to meet your pup. She is incredibly friendly, and will talk to absolutely anyone. If you see Jess out and about, please say hi.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you


We're located east of 75 on Proctor Rd. Almost to Clark Rd.

Office Hours

Summer Hours

Our Office Hours


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm