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Pet Care at its FINEST

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Bob's Animal Friends is your local dog day care, dog boarding and dog grooming provider. Located in the small historic town of Mantorville Minnesota, about 20-25 minutes NW of Rochester Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic.

At Bob's, your mind will be at ease knowing your 4 legged family member will be well taken care of! We hope we can be your pet's home away from home!

With Bob's friendly day care, large outside area, we know the important of exercise and play. Our goal here at Bob's Animal Friends is to create a fun place for your dogs to feel at home and go home tired!


Years of Working With Animals

Bobby Robert Fellows Jr


Bobby is the owner of Bob's Animal Friends. Bobby has had dogs all his life. He has been working at Animal Friends since 2001 and took over ownership in 2011. Expect to see Bobby at the kennel working, as he is the owner and only true employee at this time! Bobby handles the every day duties working 7 days a week and minimum of 13 hour days.

Risa Carlsen Fellows


Risa is the wife to Bobby Fellows. She handles the accounting portion of the business. Risa also is a local Realtor in the area. She is an agent for Property Brokers of Minnesota and would gladly help anyone with there housing needs, buying or selling! Contact Risa at 507-269-4092 or

Bob Robert Fellows Sr


Father of Bobby Fellows. Bob purchased Animal Friends back in 2001 once he retired from his job with the United States Postal Service. In 2011 Bob Sr retired due to health issues. However, Bob is doing so much better since working a less demanding job. He now comes and helps out from time to time. He is also an emergency contact for Bob's Animal Friends, if there is ever a problem getting a hold of us, call Bob at 507-993-4266.

Jason Robert Fellows


Jason is Bobby's younger brother. He has recently decided to branch out and try something new. He now has his CDL and drives Semis. You won't see Jason very often, but he is always there when times get busy!

Gina Nevin Breidall


Gina, has been with Bob's Animal Friends off and on through the years. She comes in and helps when the Fellows Family is away or during busy times. She is currently a vet tech at a local veterinarian office. Her knowledge and experience is top notch. We are glad to have Gina be apart of the Bob's Animal Friends family.

Karen Waits Grooming


Experienced groomer. Karen has worked for Bob's Animal Friends since 2002. Please call and book your appointments early, as she books up fast. UPDATE: Due to our location move, Karen is no longer with Bob's Animal Friends and has decided to stay in Rochester and work for Grooming Tails at Rochester Pet & Country Store. You can reach her at 507-285-5547

Hours of Operation (2023)

  • Monday through Friday - 630am to 11am & 3pm to 7pm

  • Saturday - Doors Closed

  • Sundays - 3pm to 7pm
    Holidays - Doors Closed

Quick Price List (2023)

  • Boarding - $40

  • Daycare - $25

For making appointments and asking questions, the best way to reach Bob's Animal Friends is to call during business hours. Sometimes we are outside with the play group and can not answer. Please leave a message and your number for us to call you back. If you are using social media, email, or website please allow 24 - 48 hours for a reply.  My cell phone can be used in case of emergencies or if you have not received a timely response. 507-319-7899. This is my personal phone, so please only call if the other options have not worked. Thank You!

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