Kelly Luker

Small dogs have been part of Kelly Luker’s life for more than 15 years and Little Pup Lodge has been her focus since 2008. Formerly an investigative journalist and licensed private investigator, Kelly changed her focus to the special needs of small-breed and small mixed-breed dogs and has offered hundreds of guests fun, safety and love. Based on her little pup philosophy, Little Pup Lodge is a safe and happy place that nurtures the needs specific to small dogs and their owners.

Kelly Luker and a Little Pup Lodge client

Kelly is insured, is certified by the American Red Cross in Pet CPR and First Aid, and is also a certified Level 1 Reiki practitioner with special emphasis on working with animals.

Kelly has also written articles for Runner’s World,, a variety of local weeklies, and Coastal Canine Magazine. Here are some of her dog-related articles: