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cosmiccanine.com

Plano, TX
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  • Dog Day Camp
  • Dog Day Care

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Cosmic Canine works with animal lovers in Plano and nearby areas. Its team provides a variety of comprehensive dog daycare services to help clients protect their pets while they are away. The company conducts daily basic obedience and manners training and allows dogs to take naps to prevent separation anxiety. It also offers mentally stimulating play and exercise activities, including leash walking and crate games. In addition, Cosmic Canine has dog boarding and private training services.

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4.7 / 5 (202)
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4.9 / 5 (60)
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4.5 / 5 (26)

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Rover

Plano, TX
  • Dog Day Care
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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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2nd Family Dogs

McKinney, TX 75070
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2nd Family Dogs offers daycare, boarding, and grooming services for dogs. Their facility in McKinney is conveniently located on State Highway 121 between the Stacy and Alma exits. McKinney Magazine and McKinney Online named 2nd Family Dogs the best dog kennel and best grooming salon multiple years. Their daycare is designed to let dogs socialize, exercise, and enjoy playing with the pack. They have over 3,300 square feet of indoor playrooms, as well as 16,000 square feet of outdoor play space for running, jumping, and other activities. 2nd Family Dogs has 4 sizes of private boarding accommodations, and dogs that are together at home can share a suite.

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ACE Pet Resort

Allen, TX 75002
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ACE Pet Resort in Allen offers dog boarding, daycare, and grooming. Their daycare facility features a climate controlled indoor turf room, multiple outdoor play yards, and a temperature controlled pool. They offer full-day and half-day rates, as well as discounts for 2 or more pets. Several sizes of boarding suites are available, and web cameras allow customers to check on their dogs while they're away. ACE Pet Resort is also a complete doggie spa and salon. Their comprehensive services are available for dogs of all sizes and include washing, blow-drying, scissoring and clipping, ear cleaning, nail trimming, teeth brushing, and more.

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Always Happy Tails

Frisco, TX 75035
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Always Happy Tails is based in Frisco and offers a range of services to take care of pets when their owners are away. Their professional staff is bonded, insured, and committed to protecting each client's security and privacy. Always Happy Tails specializes in vacation pet sitting and mid-day dog walks. They can also pick up mail and newspapers, water plants, feed fish, rotate lights and blinds, check sprinkler systems, and more. Because the same 1 or 2 experienced members of the Always Happy Tails staff make every visit, clients won't worry about a constant stream of new people in their home.

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5.0 / 5 (3)

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Canine Republic

Plano, TX 75010
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Canine Republic is a boutique hotel for dogs in Plano that's open 7 days a week and within easy driving distance of Frisco, McKinney, Allen, and Carrollton. Their daycare features climate-controlled rooms and 8000 square feet of outdoor play area, and the highly trained staff continually monitors all dogs for social compatibility to ensure their health and happiness. All breeds of dogs are welcome at their boarding facility, and they offer discounts for multiple family members that share accommodations. Canine Republic has 3 sizes of suites, and all guests get plenty of fresh air, exercise, and potty breaks during their stay. The spa at Canine Republic offers bathing, brush-outs, nail trimming, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, and more.

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5.0 / 5 (104)

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Castle Creek Pet Resort & Spa

McKinney, TX 75071
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Castle Creek Pet Resort & Spa offers upscale boarding suites, daycare, pet photography, and grooming services. Their 13,000-square-foot luxury pet care facility is located on a family-owned horse ranch in McKinney. The boarding suites are climate controlled and include access to a private covered patio. Doggie daycare is available on weekdays, and all dogs are monitored by a staff member and grouped according to size and activity level. Discounts are available for multiple dogs from the same family. A variety of salon and spa packages are available, and the professional stylists keep up with the latest trends in pet styling, blowouts, and creative coloring.

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4.7 / 5 (61)
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5.0 / 5 (45)
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3.5 / 5 (12)

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Classy Canine Daycare

Dallas, TX 75252
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Classy Canine Daycare is an indoor dog park where dogs can play and socialize while their owners are away. Their facility is conveniently located on Preston Road, just south of I-190 near the border of Dallas and Plano. There are 3 separate play areas to accommodate dogs of all sizes and temperament, as well as rubber floors and a state-of-the-art air filtration system. Webcams allow owners to check on their pets throughout the day. Classy Canine Daycare also has various sizes of boarding suites, and they offer discounts for extended stays. Their professional spa and grooming salon provides bathing, brush outs, nail trimming, ear and teeth cleaning, hydromassages, and more.

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4.7 / 5 (67)
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4.0 / 5 (35)
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5.0 / 5 (5)

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Lake Pointe Pet Resort

Rowlett, TX 75089
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Lake Pointe Pet Resort has been caring for pets at the same location in Rowlett since 1987. Their boarding facility accepts dogs, cats, and other small pets. All guests have their own climate controlled suite, receive 2 meals per day, and get to enjoy playtime in a fenced yard. The professional staff constantly monitors their behavior to ensure their health and happiness. Lake Pointe Pet Resort also offers doggy daycare that includes playtime with compatible dogs, snacks at lunchtime, and an indoor/outdoor suite for naptime. On hot summer days, dogs can cool off in a wading pool. Coupons are available at the Lake Pointe Pet Resort website.

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5.0 / 5 (43)

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Legacy Dog Resort

Frisco, TX 75034
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Legacy Dog Resort offers boarding and daycare with luxury amenities at their facility in Frisco. They focus on providing a safe, clean, and loving environment for dogs with simplified and affordable pricing for their owners. Legacy Dog Resort has over 14,000 square feet of outdoor play space for dogs to enjoy, splash pads and spray fountains for water play in warm weather, and climate-controlled indoor rooms. A trained staff supervises them at all times, and they disinfect play areas and equipment every day. Several sizes of boarding suites are available, and all of them include elevated bedding and continuous maid service.

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McKee's Pet Place

Frisco, TX 75034
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McKee's Pet Place is a family-owned luxury boarding resort, doggy daycare, and grooming spa in Frisco that has been serving pets and their owners since 1989. Their daycare offers 23,000 square feet of outdoor play-yards, 1,1000 square feet of indoor play areas, a doggy pool, and plenty of activities to keep dogs engaged all day long. They also have a specialized little dog daycare so tiny dogs and puppies can safely play with friends of similar size and temperament. Their boarding facility offers 3 sizes of dog suites, as well as cat suites and cottages. McKee's Pet Place provides a full range of grooming services, including bathing, ear cleaning, nail clipping, teeth brushing, and flea treatments.

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Mr. Pit Dog Services

7215 Main Street, Suite #301, The Colony, TX 75056
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Mr. Pit Dog Services is a full-service dog care company in The Colony that provides dog daycare (called Canine Adventure Camp), boarding, training, behavior modification, and dog parent classes. The company is operated by Rafael Blanes, a certified Texas animal control officer and American Kennel Club-certified canine good citizen evaluator. He was trained by the "Dog Whisperer" himself, Cesar Millan. Mr. Pit Canine Adventure Camp allows dogs to socialize and play in a structured environment. It includes walks, dog bike riding, treadmill exercise, stress relief, and more. Mr. Pit also provides dog boarding that takes care of food, water, treats, medicine, and daily walks. Dog training and behavior modification programs are also offered, which are customized as per the needs of the dog and owner.

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5.0 / 5 (36)
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5.0 / 5 (19)
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5.0 / 5 (6)

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Rover Hotel and Day Spa

Dallas, TX 75248
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Rover Hotel and Day Spa in Dallas is family owned and operated and has provided dog daycare, boarding, and grooming services for over 18 years. They offer half-day and full-day pricing for daycare, and pre-paid packages for multiple days are available. The daycare staff makes sure all dogs get plenty of exercise with their friends so they go home at the end of the day ready to relax. Every dog that spends the night in their luxury boarding facility is fed just as they would be at home, and discounts are available for multiple dogs. Rover Hotel and Day Spa offers a variety of grooming services, including bathing, nail filing, teeth brushing, and flea treatments.

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Rover Resort

McKinney, TX 75071
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Rover Resort in McKinney has been caring for pets and giving their owners peace of mind for over 10 years. They offer doggy daycare, grooming, training, and boarding for dogs and cats. The resort has 5 outdoor play yards and 5 all-weather play yards for dogs to enjoy, and all dogs are grouped according to size and temperament. Each suite in their boarding facility is climate controlled and has access to a private outdoor covered patio. Dogs from the same pet family can be houses in adjoining suites, and all dogs staying three or more nights receive a complimentary bath to freshen them up before they leave.

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Waggin Tails Doggy Daycare

Plano, TX 75023
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Waggin' Tails Deluxe Daycare & Boarding is a modern 10,000-square-foot facility in Plano. Their daycare allows dogs to safely play and socialize indoors and outdoors under the supervision of a trained staff, and they provide plenty of durable toys and fresh water that is changed out several times a day. They have boarding suites that can accommodate a single dog or an entire doggy family. Webcams allow owners to check in on their dogs during their stay. Waggin' Tails Deluxe Daycare & Boarding also provides bathing and offers therapeutic shampoos at no extra charge. Their other salon services include nail clipping and filing, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, and flea baths.

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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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