Press

A summary of awards, achievements, and press that Holiday Barn Pet Resorts have received.

2016

Holiday Barn is voted “The Best Dog Groomer” by the readers of the Richmond Times Dispatch, October 2016.

2016

Holiday Barn is voted the “Best Place to Board a Pet” and one of the best places to groom your pet by the readers of Richmond Magazine, July 2016.

2016

Holiday Barn is voted one of the “Best Places to Board a Pet” by the readers of Virginia Living magazine, June 2016.

2016

Holiday Barn is voted one of the “Best Places to Board a Pet” by the readers of Style Weekly magazine, May 2016.

2015

Holiday Barn opens a 33,000 square-foot luxury resort on about 5 acres on Johnston Willis Drive. Highlights in include a bone-shaped swimming pool and 18 play yards with synthetic turf, November 2015.

2015

Michael Hughes, Head of the Pack at Holiday Barn Pet Resorts, gives an update on the status of the Southside location’s new site, March 2015    video

2014

Holiday Barn is voted “Best Place Board a Pet, Best Doggie Day Camp, and Best Dog Trainer-Amanda” by the readers of Richmond Magazine, July 2014

2014

Holiday Barn is voted “Best Place to Board a Pet” by the readers of Virginia Living magazine, June 2014

2013

Holiday Barn is named the GRCC IMPACT Award winner in the small business category for 2013, November 2013     video

2013

Holiday Barn is voted “Best of” by Style Weekly AND Virginia Living magazine, May 2013

2013

Holiday Barn loyal customers spread goodwill to the lives of homeless dogs and cats by donating 1,107 pounds of dog and cat food! The food was donated to Henrico Humane Society, Richmond SPCA and Ring Dog Rescue, April 2013

2012

Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a finalist for the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce 25th Annual Impact Award. The award recognizes local for-profit businesses that have made an impact on the region’s economy, contributed to the community and to the lives of their employees through innovation in their industries, September 2012

2012

Holiday Barn Pet Resorts’ customers and pack members donate 832 lbs. of pet food to Richmond SPCA, Ring Dog Rescue, and Henrico Humane Society. The 40 Day Pet Food Drive commemorated the 40th Anniversary of Holiday Barn, June 2012

2012

Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is voted Best Place to board a pet by the readers of Virginia Living, May 2012

2012

Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is voted Best Place to board a pet by Style Weekly readers, April 2012

2011

Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is presented with the Richmond SPCA’s prestigious Ellen Glascow Award

2011

Featured in The Richmond Times Dispatch, September 26, 2011

2011

Mission and Brand Book Created with Pure Culture, a consulting team in Richmond, Virginia

2011

Voted The Best Place to Board Your Pet by Style Weekly readers

2007

Celebrated 35th Anniversary

2006

Holiday Barn is rated one of the 10 Best Places to Pamper a Pooch by The Travel Channel

2006

Featured in the New York Times in an article on the popular trend of pampering pets

2006

Featured on the Today Show with footage showing our guests being pampered

2006

MSNBC’s Your Business filmed and aired 30 minute show about Holiday Barn

2004

Emerson Hughes receives the SPCA’s Glasgow Award for his leadership in animal welfare

2001

Emerson Hughes, as President of the Board, helped lead the Richmond SPCA to the decision to become a no-kill humane organization and to undertake a highly progressive plan for animal welfare in this community