"need to knows" for daycare parents

  • Dogs must have prior off-leash group socialization before coming to daycare
    • We do not teach how to socialize

  • Availability is not guaranteed. Consistent and regular scheduling is preferred & recommended!​

  • ​​Dogs must​ be securely kept on a leash during drop-off and pick-up
    • This includes any walk-in inquiries and regular daycare goers

  • Keep the socializing in the play areas
    • During drop-off & pick-up, please refrain from doing "meet & greets" in the lobby area with leashed dogs. Do not hesitate to introduce your dogs outside.

  • Dogs are required to pass a pre-daycare behavior evaluation- call today to schedule! *evaluations are conducted on a different day than your pet's first day of daycare*

  • All dogs between 7 & 11 months old must be spayed or neutered

  • Full-day dogs must be fully crate trained
    • see Nap Time tab for futher explanation

  • Puppies between 4 & 5 months old will only be permitted to do half days of daycare 
    • Most young dogs do not need more than 5 hours of heavy activity in a day
    • ​Policy is case by case depending on size and temperament

  • Dogs must be checked-in wearing a non-choke collar (no harnesses, prong & shock collars, bows, or bandanas)

  • Your dog must be vet-checked and up-to-date with Rabies, Bordetella, and Distemper (or Titers) vaccinations
    • Proof of these vaccinations is required​ ​​ for all daycare intakes
  • You should currently be using a flea/tick preventative​ on your dog

  • Owners are not permitted to go into play room area or fenced yards during business hours unless for a scheduled tour
  • Late pick-up fee will be charged after 6 p.m.
    • $5 charge per every 10 minutes (special considerations are made for emergencies & unexpected circumstances)
  • 1/2 day drop-off/pick-up will occur before or after naptime (noon-1:30 p.m.)
    • 1/2 days are no more than 5 hours
  • Payment for services will be collected on the day of the service or the end of each week depending on contract terms