All Dogs Resort is a realization of a dream for Shelley Hesse. One chance encounter began a journey for Shelley to change the course of her life and her career. Shelley is the owner of All Dogs Resort, a unique dog boarding kennel, doggie day care and training facility in Temple, Texas.
Shelley grew up in Temple, but stayed in Austin after graduating from the University of Texas and lived in Austin many years and was running her software training business.
“Although I was happy and fairly successful with my training business, over the years I began to feel like I wanted to do something else with my career. One day I looked out the window at my home and saw several people in the street chasing a dog around. It was easy to see that this dog had somehow escaped and the owner and several friends and neighbors were trying to catch him. Looking at the number of people they had helping, I went back to what I was doing. About 20 minutes later, I noticed that they were still chasing this speedy Boxer. I was concerned that he might get hit by a car so I went out to see if I could help. Within about 60 seconds, I was able to get this dog to come up to me. The owner was very grateful and relieved. She commented that I really had a way with dogs. It was the first time I had really given that much thought. I began to think about changing my career.”
“Even as a young girl, dogs already had a special place for me. There are many photos of me as a child holding or hugging the family dog. Once I decided that dogs were a career choice, I began to learn as much as I could about dogs, pack behavior, and positive training techniques, by reading books, attending professional workshops, volunteering, and attending formal training classes. “
Shelley and her four dogs, Shadow, Buddy, Hudson and Jackson live on the All Dogs Resort property.
7109 Highway 95 Temple, Texas 76502
Phone: 254-778-3647 (DOGS)
Drop Off and Pick Up Hours:
M-F - 7am-9am
S-Su - 8am-9am
M-Su - 5pm - 6:30pm