Canine connections

Indoor Boarding
Canine Connections Goal for your Pet…..

Welcome to Canine Connection!

Our mission is to share education and knowledge to ensure our clientele receives the greatest level of boarding, training, and grooming services available in the canine industry.


Boarding: Canine Connection provides high quality boarding and Day care.  Where our canine clientele are treated as house guests verses being in a kennel type atmosphere.  Quiet, clean rooms allows your dog a peaceful happy stay.  

  Our staff, insures our guests have adequate exercise and stimulus, in large spacious covered enclosures.  

Clean, spacious lovely rooms 

  • 24 hr video surveillance
  • on site-live-in staff
  • outdoor play area 
  • Vet approved and on call (Bradley Veterinary) 
  • temperature controlled indoor rooms 
  • spacious individual dog rooms
  • house manners always re-enforced with many outings day/night 
  • Customized feeding / water for each client
  • personalized drop off and pick up times 
  • Week end schedules also provided  

Phone & Email

(423) 838-0491

Open Hours

M-F: 8am - 5pm
S-S: 8am - 7pm


12902 Ooltewah Georgetown Rd, Georgetown, TN 37336

Melissa Morgan Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal & Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky.  At the University, she is the Director of the Food Systems Innovation Center (FSIC) and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Food Science. Melissa’s research interests include pre- and post-harvest food safety and quality control. In recent years this worked has evolved to included activities to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from non-routine emergencies resulting from intentional and non-intentional contamination affecting food products. Melissa’s teaching program includes traditional classes in Food Microbiology, Food Sanitation, Foodborne Pathogens, and Veterinary Medical Terminology (online), in addition to a robust program in undergraduate student research and internships.

Melissa has been involved in working and training scent detecting dogs for over 20 years. She is a K9 Deputy with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department,  Chief of the Kentucky Search Dog Association, and K9 manager for Ohio Task Force 1 a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue team.  Melissa has been involved with over 375 incidents as either a dog handler, team leader or operations officer, her K9s are certified through FEMA, North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA), American Police Canine Association (APCA) and Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) in disaster, air-scent, trailing, and cadaver. In addition, Melissa is an evaluator for KYEM, FEMA Disaster – HRD and a Master Trainer for APCA.