House of Tails
72 Squaw Creek Court
Lander, Wyoming 82520

Phone 307-332-5003

House of Tails located in Lander, WY is a home style board facility that provides round the clock dog and cat care.  The boarding kennel is attached to the front of our home, and we are within ears shot most of the time  This is why we call our pet boarding business, home-style  boarding Your Pet's care  does not stop at closing  time.

Information on Boarding

Our daily routine revolves around caring for our clients' pets, as well as our own pets and livestock.  In 1985 we started raising Llamas.  Llamas are a very proud and beautiful animals. 

We also raise miniature horses.  Please click on the WY Squaw Creek Miniature Horse Ranch to visit our mini horse site.

For people traveling with their pet, we offer true convenience in lodging.  Cottage House of Squaw Creek is a pet friendly Bed and Breakfast  / Guest House.  We do require that pets be kept on a leashes for the safety of all animals on the ranch.  We offer complimentary day care for your pet, while you are out and about.  Then when you return to the Cottage House for the evening just stop by and pick up your pet to spend the night with you.  A stay at the Cottage House is an experience to be remembered.

In Business Since 1989

"Buddy"  owned by Joyce and John Hornecker

 Phone at 307-332-5003 for your pets reservation.
Carl & Karla
72 Squaw Creek Court
Lander, WY 82520

Carl and Karla Bollinger
72 Squaw Creek Court
Lander, WY 82520

This Site owned and Maintained by:
Carl and Karla Bollinger

Some of our BEST FRIENDS that have given us much love, joy, and happiness in our lives!

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Dedicated to our Beloved Pets and Pets of our Family and Friends.

A Pet's Plea
Treat me kindly my beloved friend, for no heart in all the world is more grateful for kindness then the loving heart of me.

Do not break my spirit with a stick, for though I should lick your hand between blows, your patience and understanding will more quickly teach me the things you would have for me to learn.

Speak to me often, for your voice is the worlds sweetest music, as you must know by the fierce wagging of my tail when your footstep falls upon my waiting ear.
Please take me inside when it is cold and wet, for I am a domesticated animal, no longer accustomed to bitter elements.  I ask no greater glory then the privilege of sitting at your feet beside the hearth.  Keep my pan filled with fresh water for I cannot tell you when I suffer thirst.

Feed me clean food that I may stay well, to romp and play and do your bidding, to walk by your side, and stand ready, willing and able to protect you with my life, should your life be in danger.

And, my friend when I am very old, and I no longer enjoy good health, hearing and sight do not make heroic efforts to keep me going.  I am not having any fun.  Please see that my trusting life is taken gently.  I shall leave this earth  knowing with the last breath I draw that my fate was always safest in your hands.

Author Unknown

 Knight was in many homes before he finally came to live with Carl and Karla.  He was deaf which may have contributed to his many homes.  He was a show dog, and thought to be disobedient due to his deafness.  A beautiful little Sheltie that we cherished until he left us in Feb. of 2005

Abby came to live with the Bollinger's in 1990.  She has been a jewel.  In 1996 , she was hit by a car and not expected to live.  With good vet care and TLC from her family, she id survive.  The accident did take it toll, but Abby was a trooper.  We admire her courage and determination to carry on.  Abby passed away Oct. 2004.

Captain was a retired greyhound racing dog.  He was brought to a vet clinic to be put down.  The Bollinger's adopted him and he became a beloved family member.  He readily accepted  this new way of live and was a joy to have around.  He passed away of a brain tumor, thought to be caused by abuse in his previous home.
Rainey was found during a severe spring storm.  She had been placed in a home and later returned due to a divorce.  At this point it was decided that Rainey would become one of the Bollinger's family dogs.  She is a trusted member of the family and delights in guarding any personal items of ours.  Rainey passed away Nov.
2004 of a hear attack. 
Oscar was another male Schnauzer who was taken to a vet clinic to be put down.  The Bollinger's adopted him in 1992.  When he first was adopted he didn't like physical contact.  He was neutered and became a very loving and happy pet.  Oscar passed away in July of 2005.
Sparky Joe's first owner passed away.
While he was in foster care Bernice Wolf adopted him.  He was her companion and friend for 4 years.  He passed away Nov. 1998.
Molly was adopt as her original owner did not like her terrier attitude.  She is a very verbal dog.  She keeps a vigilance on her property and eagerly lets everyone know when anything strange is around.  Molly passed away May 2005.
Pequania & Rocko...two very special little dogs.  Pequania passed away summer of 2006.  Rocko passed away in Spring of 2008.  The Englert family will greatly miss their little loyal friends.
KoJo was adopted late in his life by the Dave Englerts.  He was dumped and needed a home, so the Englerts eagerly added him to their family of small breed dogs.  KoJo passed away in 2005.
In Memory of Chatters a baby squirrel that was found abandoned, cold and hungry.  He was bottle fed, but his release back into the world was not successful, so he became a member of our animal family.  He lived with the Bollinger's for six years before  he passed away.
Ace owned by Dave and Darcy Englert.  He is a black lab that is such a good sport.
Tiny is all sweetness and love.  She is the little Princess in the Englert Family.  Tiny is the Dog CEO of Mountain Vista Retirement Center.
Sparky is the newest addition to the Englert family.  He was an orphan needing a home, and fit in perfectly with the other Englert dogs.  His gentle nature and loving attitude make him a great asset as Jr. CEO to the Mountain Vista Retirement Center.
Jiggs, was found along the  road when he was about two days old.  He was bottle fed by the Bollinger's and has grown up to be a nice big boy.  He is a great dog, who keeps getting better with age.

Picture coming soon of Sparky

Sophie Taco Bell is a Chihuahua given as a Christmas gift to Bernice Wolf after the loss of her wonderful little dog Sparky Joe.    The loss of a pet can be very difficult and to replace one is impossible.  However a new companion can help heal the loss and fill the house with activity. She was loved and cared for by Bernice Wolf until Bernice Wolf passed away on January 11, 2009.  Sophie now lives with Bernice's daughter and son-in-law the Bollingers.
Kenai is an Alaskan Husky who is very afraid of people due to some trauma in her life.  Her tender loving personality was hidden due to her fear of people.  She loves to dig holes and crawl in them.
Sedona was adopted by the Bollinger from the Pet Connection in June of 2008.  She is a Dachshund cross who loves to go to the barn and help with the mini horses.
Her sweet attitude and loving nature has added richly to the other dogs in the family.
Wee Willie is a dachshund cross.  He was put in a dumpster and taken to the city dump.    He is a very loving and happy little dog, even though someone was not kind to him.  Everyone who comes to visit falls in love with him.  He loves the family and stays close.  He came to live with us in March of 1999.
Faldo is a Heeler cross that was dumped at a roadside rest stop.  He is a very smart dog and loves going to the barn to do chores.  His best friend is Sedona and they play constantly.    He is the patrol dog of the group and makes sure that the other dogs are not playing too rough.
Ace is a Pointing Labrador Retriever that Dave & Darcy Englert purchased from a kennel in Minnesota.  He was born in November of 2007.  His air-line arrival was delayed many times due to winter storms.  Ace was worth waiting for.  He is such a beautiful, energetic, and smart bird dog.  Ace loves the water and is a great bird dog.
 "Sedona" and Sunshine  owned by Carl and Karla Bollinger
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