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Mesa, AZ
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Business Description

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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4.4 / 5 (224)
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2.5 / 5 (31)

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4 Paws Pet Resort

Mesa, AZ 85205
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4 Paws Pet Resort is a dog day care service located in Mesa, Arizona, that can also provide services to customers in the surrounding region. The company has been in business for nearly thirty years, and they strive to create an environment that leads to pet comfort and happiness. Their staff has over forty years of combined experience. 4 Paws Pet Resort is able to provide grooming and boarding services to both dogs and cats. Andrea is the GM who has been with the company since 2009. They are an award-winning grooming service along with offering doggy daycare and pet boarding options. They seek to offer professional, affordable services.

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4.9
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5.0 / 5 (89)

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Belly Rubz

Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Belly Rubz is a dog day care service located in Scottsdale, Arizona, that is also able to provide a variety of pet services to clients in the surrounding areas and communities. They have been in business in the community for over ten years. They are a family owned and operated company that provides individualized services. They strive to provide an environment where each dog is cared for, so they only offer seventeen overnight suites. Along with dog day care services, they also provide grooming and boarding pet services. Belly Rubz can provide dog boarding and grooming services for dogs of many different breeds, sizes, and ages.

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4.0
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Cloud 9 Pet Sitting

Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Cloud 9 Pet Sitting specializes in dog and cat care such as dog walking, pet sitting, and home security checks for customers in the Scottsdale, AZ metro area. Petsitters have over a decade of experience and strive to take care of each pet as if they were their own. Staff members can routinely care, play, walk, and feed a client’s pets for either 30 to 40 minutes, one hour, or two hours. They can also check the entire inside and outside premises including any signs of running water in all sinks and tubs, flushing toilets, checking mail, running vehicles, pet checking, and making sure a home is secure while clients are away. Customers speak highly of their reliable service, trustworthy staff, and genuine compassion for animals.

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4.8
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5.0 / 5 (17)
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4.5 / 5 (11)
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Gilbert Dogs 24/7

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Gilbert Dogs 24/7 is a dog day care company located in Gilbert, Arizona, that is also able to provide services to customers in the surrounding towns and communities including Phoenix. The business provides more than just doggy day care; they can also offer dog boarding and dog grooming services. Gilbert Dogs 24/7 has been in business for nearly a decade, and they offer 24 hour services for their clients to drop-off and pick-up their pets. The owner of the company, Stephen, has many years of experience. The company strives to provide a safe, fun environment for pets. They also seek to provide their clients with professional, affordable services.

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4.0

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Heartstrings Pet Resort and Daycare

Chandler, AZ 85249
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Heartstrings Pet Resort and Daycare is a dog day care service located in Chandler, Arizona, that is also able to provide services to customers in the surrounding areas and towns. They provide an indoor, climate controlled playroom as well as swimming pools, toys, and more for pets to enjoy. The company strives to provide a safe, fun environment for their dog guests. Heartstrings Pet Resort and Daycare monitors the dogs 24/7 and has fire alarms, burglar alarms, and temperature control alarms. The owner of the business, René, is a member of the ASPCA. They strive to provide a welcoming, fun environment for pets.

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4.5

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Lori's Grooming

Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Lori’s Grooming is a dog day care service located in Scottsdale, Arizona, that is also able to provide services to customers in the surrounding areas and communities. The company has been in business for over ten years and is owned by a husband and wife team. They offer cage-free services that are always supervised. Along with day care services, they also offer dog boarding and dog grooming services. They seek to offer professional services at affordable prices. Lori’s Grooming can provide dog care services for most breeds, ages, and sizes of dogs. They strive to provide services that are professional and affordable.

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4.6

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Pal's Inn Pet Resort

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
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Pal’s Inn Pet Resort is a dog day care services located in Fountain Hills, Arizona, that is also able to provide many pet sitting and boarding services to customers in the surrounding areas and communities. They are able to provide boarding services to cats and dogs, and they offer resort suite packages for pets. Some of the services they provide include pet boarding, daycare, grooming, training, and massage therapy. Pal’s Inn Pet Resort seeks to provide a welcoming, warm environment for owners and their pets. They strive to provide high-quality, professional services at affordable prices to each one of their clients.

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4.6
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4.9 / 5 (30)

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Paw Commons

3639 N Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Paw Commons Pet Resort & Training Center has provided Mesa residents with a safe and nurturing environment for their pets for more than 17 years. It also serves Scottsdale with three other locations in the San Diego area. Standard boarding suites feature plush bedding and Fromm Premium Dog Food with plenty of fresh water, and special dietary needs are accommodated. Each guest is given ample playtimes for exercise and socializing. Single-day play dates are also available.

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4.4
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4.4 / 5 (204)
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4.3 / 5 (30)
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5.0 / 5 (22)

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Paws Salon

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Paws Salon is a dog day care service located in Scottsdale, Arizona, that is also able to provide services to customers in the surrounding areas and communities. The company strives to provide an environment that is like a second home for pets. They provide a 500 square foot, indoor facility for pets. They are also a cage-free service. Paws Salon can provide other services including all-breed dog and cat grooming. The salon side of the company has been in operation for over twenty years, and their daycare and boarding services have been in operation for nearly fifteen years. The owner of Paws Salon is Tracy Patzmann.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.

What is a dog daycare?

Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

What happens at doggy daycare?

Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

Should I take my dog to daycare?

Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

  • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
  • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
  • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
  • Does your dog walker report issues?
These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

How much is doggy daycare per day?

Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.

Do dogs learn bad habits at daycare?

Most doggie parents happily report that their pooches don’t pick up bad habits at daycare. Though it’s not unheard of. But adequate supervision and ample activity typically keeps your pup too busy and happy to act out. If you do notice your dog exhibiting new, unwelcome behaviors — like excessive whining or barking — rule out anxiety first.

Is a doggy daycare good for dogs?

Sending dogs to daycare rather than leaving them home alone all day is beneficial for most pups. They get the social interaction and activity they crave. That’s typically a good idea for puppies and adolescent canines, especially high-energy breeds. However, anxious, fearful, aggressive, or reactive canines may not do well in this environment.

When can dogs go to daycare?

Doggy daycare providers rarely take puppies younger than 12 weeks of age. Your dog must also be dewormed and up-to-date on vaccinations. Intact females should not go to dog daycare while they’re in heat. Finally, keep sick and contagious pups home. Get treatment and wait until they’re fully recovered to take them back to daycare.

Is doggy daycare good for puppies?

Doggy daycare can be a wonderful experience for puppies that are at least 12 weeks old. They learn how to behave around other dogs. Also, lots of activity means they’re less likely to be bored and become destructive at home. Early positive exposure to other dogs also helps prevent your pooch from developing anxiety or aggressive behavior towards other canines.

Can unneutered dogs go to daycare?

It’s rare to find a dog daycare provider that accepts dogs who haven’t been neutered. That’s because intact male dogs tend to be territorial, more dominant, and often aggressive around other canines. This may cause problems and legal liability issues.

Does dog daycare help with socialization?

The doggy daycare experience can help your pooch maintain socialization skills. However, don’t count on a daycare provider to be the sole means of teaching your pup socialization. Dogs who already enjoy being around other canines are the best candidates for dog daycare. Daily interaction then helps build on and improve that positive behavior. 

Is doggy daycare safe?

Safety is a critical standard for dog daycare. So, choose your provider carefully. Tour the facility first. Look for cleanliness, adequate lighting, a high staff-to-dog ratio, and separate areas for large canines, small dogs, and puppies. Roomy indoor play areas and fenced-in outdoor spaces are also good signs. Finally, be sure the facility is bonded and insured. 

Does doggy daycare help with separation anxiety?

Separation anxiety is typically caused by undependable schedules, the introduction of new people, the loss of a family member, or a move. Separation anxiety can be awful for your four-legged companion. Fortunately, doggy daycare is an effective countermeasure. It gives your dog a dependable routine with lots of mental stimulation and physical exercise, lessening the effects of separation anxiety.

Does Disney have dog daycare?

Walt Disney World’s Best Friends Pet Care provides doggy daycare to guests while they enjoy the park. It features 17,000 square feet of indoor space and 10,000 square feet of outdoor play areas and dog runs. There’s also a 25,000 square-foot dog park. The daycare employs 75 pet care providers.

Do you need a license to run a doggie daycare?

Licensing requirements for dog daycare centers vary, depending on the jurisdiction. No federal licensing requirement exists. So, many state, county, and local governments establish laws, regulations, and ordinances for businesses that board animals. Check with your local government administration office and your state board of agriculture to learn about any licensing or permitting requirements in your area.

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