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Bradenton DogStars LLC
DBA / DogStars
5006 34th Ave. E.
Bradenton, FL 34208
Ph:  941 747 4466
Fx:  941

Hello and Welcome

It’s always a real joy for us to meet and get to know new animal lovers at DogStars. Dogstars has gone through many incarnations over the past 50 years. It is one of the few boarding kennels located in a residential area west of I75. It’s “grandfathered” into the zoning codes, and we have great neighbors, who understand that dogs bark and love to run the agility field under the lights and splash in our pool.

We’ve got the best Kennel Manager in Anna Calabrese that you could ever hope to find. She was raised by professional dog groomers and has spent her life grooming and showing dogs. Anna works with all breeds and can prepare your dog for the show ring or take any dog and give them the “look” that will be sure to turn heads. For those of you want something different, like a pink poodle or a tie-dyed maltese, Anna’s happy to oblige. She also grooms cats!

Anna also teaches a conformation class for people who want to learn how to show their own dogs or give their dogs real-life practice in a show ring setting.

Many of our classes occur under our lighted pavilion on canine-astro turf (which does not attract fleas). This is where we conduct our obedience classes, taught by Angie Schuhmann, which is where dogs learn the basics of good manners that will serve them well if they go on to compete in dog sports or just want to be model canine citizens so that their human companions can enjoy their company at one of our area’s many outdoor restaurants or a morning at the farmer’s market.

Our Agility classes are for beginners through competitors. Our vey popular Fun N Fitness class is a great way to try out some of the agility obstacles with specially designed beginner equipment, games, and exercises that will help build that human/dog bond we all want. It’s perfect for dogs of all ages and is especially a blessing for owners of young, highly energized dogs that need a good romp before bedtime.

And then there’s the Dock Diving Pool that provides hours of doggie (and human fun) and is a competition venue run by Barb and John Gattigliano, owners of Florida West Coast Air Dogs (a member affiliate of Ultimate Air Dogs). Your dogs can actually earn titles in Dock Diving right here at DogStars. Be sure to visit the website: There you will find an incredible gallery of all the fun you can have (and get wet at the same time), including lesson times and the Open Dock schedule.

Explore our website. Schedule a visit (we ask that you schedule a visit instead of just showing up because it is never a good thing to keep hungry dogs waiting for breakfast while we conduct a tour), observe, or catch dock-diving fever while watching any open dock session.

Just give us a call (941 747 4466) or ask us to contact you. We look forward to meeting you.jsg with dogs


Joyce St. Giermaine, Owner









5006 34th Avenue E., Bradenton, FL 34208



941 747 4466