Rates...

Daily Rate: $25-$35/day based on duration of stay (includes HST)

Boarding for one dog costs $25-$35 per day based on duration of stay. Discounts are provided for multiple dog families. There are no hidden or additional fees. Many other boarding facilities charge extra for such services as additional walks or administering medication. At Dog Days Camp all dogs receive the same quality care and pampering at one low and all inclusive rate. Additional charges may apply for specialized medical attention.

FAQ's...

Q: What sets you apart from other kennels?

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A: We are not your average kennel! In a typical kennel set-up that you've probably seen, your dog may be in a cage with a walk-out to a small outdoor pen. In this type of arrangement, you dog would be confined to these small areas. At Dog Days Camp, there are no walk-outs from our stalls to an outdoor pen. The benefits of this set up is an increased amount of human contact as we must handle the dogs in order to take them out to our sprawling, 2-acre securely fenced grassy run area. And of course the second main advantage is that your dog will be able to get all of the exercise he/she needs during three, one-hour-long daily playtimes.

Q: Would your facility be suitable for my older/unsocial dog?

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A: Individual attention is provided in these circumstances. One-on-one interaction with our attentive staff and leashed walks are provided for older or less social dogs. Our goal is to make your dog’s stay with us as comfortable and enjoyable as possible (sorry - no overly aggressive dogs, please). "In our home" boarding is available for smaller breeds and special needs pets at no extra charge.

Q: What do I need to supply?

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A: All you need to supply is food, a leash, and you dog's food and water bowls (please no breakable bowls). You may also send along anything your dog likes from home. We always recommend that you supply bedding or blankets so that your dog has a comfortable place to rest. Other items from home might include a favorite toy(s), and treats. Some owners like to bring along something with their scent on it such as an article of clothing in order to make their dog feel more at ease.

Q: What vaccinations does my dog require to stay at your facility?

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A: All kennels will require that current vaccinations are up-to-date as well as proof of annual vaccinations. Be wary of any kennel that does not. These vaccinations include: DHP (distemper), Rabies, and Bordatella (kennel cough).

Q: What is the bordatella vaccination?

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A: The purpose of the bordatella vaccination is to prevent kennel cough which is an airborne virus. It's just like us catching a cold and is not extremely dangerous. The problem is that if one dog in the kennel has it, all of them will get sick. The bordatella vaccination must be administered by your veterinarian and is usually in the form of a nasal mist and lasts up to one year. It must be administered 2 weeks prior to your dogs visit. ALL kennels and boarding facilities require the bordatella vaccination. Be extremely wary of those who don't. If you plan to occasionally board your dog you should include the bordatella vaccination during his/her annual check-up. This way a special trip to the vet is not required when you need to board your dog.

Q: What type of payment do you accept?

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A: We accept cash, cheque, or e-mail bank transfers. Payment is required upon drop off (or pick up) of your dog(s).

Q: What hours can I pick-up or drop-off my dog(s)?

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A: We are open year-round and offer 2 convenient pick-up and drop-off times daily. 9-10 a.m. or 5-6 p.m.. If you need to pick-up or drop-off you dog outside of these hours, we will try to accomodate you. (an extra charge may apply).

Q: Will my friendly/social dog always be with other dogs and what does he/she do in an average day?

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A: Your friendly/social dog will enjoy three 1-hour-long supervised play times daily in our sprawling 2-acre outdoor run area. Some owners prefer leashed walks in certain circumstances (i.e. older, less active dogs that might just lie down in the run area). Please notify us if this is the case. In the spring to fall months, those who like to swim will enjoy daily outings to our huge spring-fed pond. When your dog is not out having fun, he/she will be in his/her own individual area in our clean, modern facility. Air conditioning in the summer and radiant floor heating in the winter will ensure your pets comfort. At night the lights are turned out (a night-light is left on) and soothing classical music is played for our campers. There are other dog “camps” where dogs are left continuously in a group environment. We, as well as ALL veterinarians we’ve consulted with, feel this is not a very good idea. Although dogs are pack animals, most if not all domestic dogs are not used to this type of environment. This situation can be very stressful on your dog and could lead to aggression and injury due to fighting over food or possessions. Also while in this type of environment it is impossible to monitor the dogs 24 hours a day to prevent any problems from occurring.

Q: Can I have a tour of the facility?

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A: Certainly!!! It’s always a good idea to do your homework and make sure you are comfortable with the place you are trusting to care for a valued family member. Always make sure that the establishment you chose is licensed and always ask to see a licence if it is not displayed prominently. Please call us to arrange an appointment for a tour.