Boarding, Daycare, DaySchool -
Policy and Release
is Doggie Daycare?
Daycare is a wonderful service
you provide to help people who
cannot be home during the day.
Daycare gives client a good
feeling knowing the dog is
enjoying a day with other dog
friends when there is no one at
home to take care of needs, to
prevent unwanted behaviors or to
dogs is an
opportunity for canine
social time, and learning.
is Puppy Daycare?
Daycare puppies learn
important lessons when it counts
the most (prior to four months
of age) on how to get
along with new people, dogs and
cats. Puppies are given positive
exposure to exam tables and
hospital equipment. Puppies enjoy having fun in
a learning and social
Similar to a children’s
playground, there are occasional
It is the owner’s is
responsibility to treat any
health condition, even if it is
acquired during Daycare.
What is Deluxe
boarding is a similar service
that can be offered as a Daycare for dogs who
do not easily get along with
other dogs. It can also be the
upgrade to regular boarding. For
an extra fee the dog receives
one-on-one brushing, walking or
other requested attention three
times each day for about 15
minutes. Some people may choose
to pay to double this time.
Before participation in
services, these health
requirements must be satisfied:
Physical exam by a veterinarian
within the last 12 months,
indicating no contagious
Current, and participating in the following
vaccinations: 1) Rabies ( if over 4 months),
3) Parvo combination;
4) Coronavirus; 5)
Negative fecal exam, or participating in a monthly
parasite control program
Some form of monthly flea control program
Female dogs in heat may not attend while male dogs
Dogs who mount or fight will not be allowed in play
groups until a behaviorist approves
Heartworm prevention and neutering are recommended, but not required.
Destruction Of Property Is Not
dog is known to be destructive,
and the hospital is notified,
the dog will be kept in a
kennel. If the hospital is not notified in
advance, and the dog destroys
the kennel or other hospital
materials, the client will be
billed for the damages.
Is Not Permitted
Excessive barking is not normal and indicates the need for some
response. Ignoring a barking dog is inhumane treatment.
Clients are invited to
our protocol on how we respond to
We exercise great
understanding and compassion for barking dogs. Our team has studied canine barking, and
approaches this topic with the pet’s best interest in mind.
In some cases, a dog will not respond to comforting alone.
Barking just to stir up
the other dogs may necessitate mild medication or wearing a collar that causes a
puff of citrus scent. Proper treatment for temporary
“Separation Anxiety” is mild anti-anxiety medication.
Mild sedation in other
cases is the last option, after every other comforting technique has been
Having this option
available is a major benefit of a veterinary supervised kennel.
In fact, it is only in a
veterinary supervised kennel that offers your pet anxiety relief in a safe and
Our goal is relaxed and
first time it is necessary to give mild sedation, it is done at no charge. The alternatives for next visit are: 1)
to request and purchase oral tranquilization, and authorize its use in future
This is significantly
less expensive than the injectable form.
2) schedule a behavior
consultation or 3) pay for injectable sedation as necessary in the future.
have read and accept this day
care and boarding policy. Learn
about our Barking Protocol.