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Rover

Huntington Beach, CA
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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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4.5
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4.4 / 5 (1494)
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4.4 / 5 (224)
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2.5 / 5 (31)

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Bark City Dog Daycare and Boarding

Huntington Beach, CA 92646
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Business Description

Located in Huntington Beach, California, Bark City Dog Daycare and Boarding is a cage-free facility created with a vision of providing an outdoor and indoor environment that is comfortable, fun, and safe. The staff is committed to loving and socializing every dog and providing 24-hour supervision to ensure they are sleeping soundly and safely. Owner and founder Bryson Berryman’s mission is to create happier, healthier, dogs by making meaningful connections among dogs and their owners. Past clients of Bark City speak highly of the friendly staff and clean facilities. Many comment on how positively their dogs respond to the services, saying that they always come home happy, healthy, and tired out by all the activities.

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5.0

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Coast Canine Country Club

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Founded over 35 years ago, Coast Canine Country Club is a doggy daycare and overnight boarding business for dogs of all ages, breeds, and sizes. Offered during a dog’s stay are swimming lessons, playtime activities, and spa bath. Owner Stephe has devoted her life to dogs and her true passion lies in rescuing lost or homeless dogs and continues to do volunteer work in this area. Her main goal has always been to provide a clean and healthy environment that combines exercise, fun, and lots of love. Past clients of the business speak highly of the entire staff’s natural ability to connect with dogs and appreciated their attentive and patient care.

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4.5

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Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort

Stanton, CA 90680
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Crossroads Pet Resort is a full-service pet care facility serving dogs and their owners in the Southern California area. With over 35 years of experience, every staff member is an expert in handling fears and aggression and works with the philosophy of that every pet is treated as if it were his or her own. Clients can find doggy daycare, overnight boarding, grooming, and training all provided in a clean and safe facility and offered to dogs of all ages, breeds, sizes, and temperaments. Past clients of Crossroads Pet Resort comment on their exceptional care and knowledge as well as their ability to communicate and connect with dogs.

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4.2
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4.9 / 5 (20)

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Orange County Pet Care

Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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Orange County Pet Care provides a variety of services for dogs and their owners in all over the Orange County, California area. The business provides everything from simple dog walks and potty breaks as well as pet training and overnight care. The staff has over 10 years of combined experience in animal care along with a background in dog rehabilitation and veterinary care. Their passion and love for all animals are shown in the exceptional care they provide to all their clients. Past clients speak highly of the safe, friendly, and reliable care that’s provided and appreciated their attentiveness to individual needs.

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Pup Adventures by Suzanne

Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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Located in Costa Mesa, California, Pup Adventures by Suzanne is a doggy daycare and overnight boarding business that provides a safe and comfortable environment for dogs and their owner. Suzanne is certified in pet first aid and is committed to ensuring that every client’s dog is kept busy and receives continuous love. By sharing pictures throughout the day and giving each ample playtime and opportunities to socialize Suzanne is dedicated to making sure that her client’s know that their dog is enjoying their stay. Past clients of Suzanne’s speak highly of her thorough care and extensive knowledge of dogs. Many also appreciated her willingness to pick up and drop off dogs for maximum convenience.

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Sunrun Kennels

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Located in Newport Beach, California, Sunrun Kennels is a professional dog care business offering training, grooming, boarding, and daycare. As a family run and operated business that has been serving clients for more than 10 years, all facilities and services are designed to make dogs feel like they’re at home as much as possible. Dogs of all ages, breeds, and sizes are welcome along with aggressive, unneutered, and unsocial dogs as it can be arranged for them to have time to exercise and play privately. Past clients speak highly of the staff’s kindness and professionalism and appreciated their flexibility and great communication.

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4.5 / 5 (34)
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4.9 / 5 (13)
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5.0 / 5 (1)
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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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