Stay-N-Play Pet Ranch®, Inc.

2500 E. Hwy 290 Dripping Springs, Texas 78620 Phone (512) 894-7387 Email staynplaypetranch.com

About Us

Stay N Play Pet Ranch is owned and operated by people who truly care about animals. As a member of the International Boarding Pet Services Association, our management and employees are trained under certified training programs. Created with the firm belief that there must be a better way for pet care, we carry forth that founding principle every day with ongoing education, training, and research to continue to enhance your pet’s experience in the best facility possible.

Paul Kennedy, Owner                                                                                 

Paul has been in the Austin area for 18 years. He purchased Stay N Play in November 2013 and has vast experience as a business owner. Paul understands the relationship between a pet and their family, as he rescued their own family dog, Farley. Paul is married and has 2 sons who are active in sports. He enjoys skiing, deep sea fishing and diving, coaching baseball and spending time with his family.  

Trisha Kelley, Business Operations Manager 

Trisha has lived in the Dripping Springs community for over a decade and knows a lot of the locals by their first name. She has an extensive background managing businesses, from corporate to law, as well as a diagnostic hospital for animals. She brings with her a cast knowledge in management, medical and training experience to the Stay N Play team. Trisha is a proud mother and enjoys spending time with her kids and doing "diy" projects around the house. 

Todd Poehl, Kennel Manager

Todd hails from Lubbock, Texas and came to join the Stay N Play team in 2014.  Todd has a true passion for animals and their well-being.  He gained and brought with him extensive knowledge and experience from a prestigious animal clinic.  In his spare time he designs, creates, and sells colored polymer clay owls that glow in the dark.


The name Stay N Play Pet Ranch, Inc® (Stay N Play Pet Ranch) is a federal trademark registration; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,307,105. The unauthorized use of this name as a whole or any part of by anyone in a pet related, same or similar business is a direct violation of federal, state and common law trademark laws