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Daycare Form

Please complete this form before your daycare visit at Dogs Day Out!

Daycare Form

Welcome to Dogs Day Out! We are so happy you decided to bring your canine companion to stay with us! We strive to bring you the best customer service and even better care for your dog. We are a force-free facility using modern science-based knowledge and methods in dog training and canine behavior to make sure your dog has a safe and fun experience here with us.

You will find on this form plenty of information about our policies, how we manage your pets throughout the day, and papers we need to be filled out and signed before your dog can attend their first day at daycare.

It is our mission to provide our customer’s canine companions a safe place while you are at work or are away from home. Our well-trained staff take pride in making sure that your pet is safe, active, and getting the enrichment that they just wouldn’t get while home alone.

We are driven to further mental, physical, and emotional wellness and balance for your canine companion through socialization, play, and modern science-based force-free training methods. Our customers can take solace that their dog(s) will be as happy, playful, and safe as possible.

We thank you for joining the Dogs Day Out community. If you have any questions about the packet you’ve received or other concerns, please feel free to call us.

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Dog Daycare General Information and Policies

The purpose of Dogs Day Out is to provide a safe, fun, and stimulating social environment for dogs during weekday business hours. To ensure the safety of your dog, other guests, and staff we require all guests comply with the following rules and regulations:

AGE: All dogs must be 12 weeks of age or older. The are no age limits but we like to remind pet parents that some aging and elderly dogs may be happier at home. We also want pet parents to be aware that some dogs middle aged and elderly dogs (7+ years) might have grown out of daycare and might be happier at home.

SPAYED AND CASTRATED: All dogs 7 months or older must be spayed or castrated to attend daycare. The reason for this policy is to eliminate any chance of accidental mating and help reduce hormone driven behaviors.

VACCINATIONS AND NEGATIVE FECAL TEST: All dogs must be up to date on the vaccinations at least 3 days prior to their visit. This includes Rabies, Bordetella, Distemper (preferably a 4-way combination), and proof of negative fecal testing. Dogs must stay up to date with the vaccinations and tests listed to continue attending daycare. We also encourage year-round prevention of fleas, ticks, and heartworm. Any pet that is not current on these preventions is at risk of contracting fatal ailments that daycare would not be held reliable for.

HEALTH: All dogs must be healthy. Owners must certify that their dog(s) are in good health and have not been ill with a communicable disease in the last 15 days. Upon admission, all dogs must be free of any condition which could potentially jeopardize other guests. Dogs that have been ill with a communicable condition or parasites in the last 15 days will require a veterinarian certification of health or proof of negative fecal to be admitted or re-admitted.

BEHAVIOR: All dogs must be non-aggressive and not be food or toy protective. Owners will certify that their dog(s) have not shown any aggressive or threatening behavior towards any person or any other dog(s). Please remember that your dog will be spending time with staff and other dogs and the health of all animals and staff is our top priority. Because of this we have a zero-tolerance policy for aggression. Dogs are animals and have individual personalities and fights can happen, but we cannot have the same dog with a pattern of multiple altercations with other dogs in daycare. All serious altercations will be reported to pet parents.

If a dog bites a human while on Dogs Day Out premises, that dog will immediately be expelled from daycare.

We pride ourselves on providing a safe environment for the dogs. And we want canine friends we can trust to spend the day with us so everyone can have fun and socialize in a safe way. Though our staff is well trained to recognize when a fight is about to happen, intervene, and stop fights. Dogs who continually demonstrate inappropriate behavior cannot remain at Dog’s Day Out for the safety of staff and dogs. No exceptions.

NEW DOG PROBATIONARY PERIOD: All new dogs who have gone through paperwork and a staff screening will have a two-visit probationary period. This is to see not only if your dog gets along with other dogs, but also to see if they are a good candidate for daycare. Bad daycare candidates can be aggressive, continually cause fights, extremely fearful, can be overanxious, or have undeveloped canine communication skills. Some dogs just may not like daycare and that’s ok. We just want to be sure everyone is safe and that your canine companion is happy and enjoys being at daycare.

ENROLLMENT PAPERWORK: All dogs must have complete up-to-date pet information, veterinary records, liability waivers, and must also attend the free on-site dog meet and greet screening on file by your canine companion’s first day at daycare

DROP-OFF & PICK-UP: We are open Mondays through Friday 7a.m. to 6p.m. Drop-off time is between 7a.m. and 9 a.m., special arrangements can be made for an occasional early or late drop off with 24-hour notice. Any unplanned early arrivals will have to wait until opening. Dogs must be brought into the facility on a leash, with collar and identification (tag or proof of microchip), and any medications if needed. Please also give your dog time to go to the bathroom before arriving. Pick-up is between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

FEEDING AND MEDICATIONS: We do not feed dogs during the day unless your dog is under 7 months of age or needs to eat with medications. If your dog needs to have veterinarian prescribed medications throughout the day, you must provide proper dosage, and legible instructions for administering them.

RESERVATIONS, RESCHEDULING, AND CANCELLATIONS: Reservations are required (some exceptions can be made for emergencies only with manager approval). Reservations must be made within 48 hours notice of when you plan to bring your dog. Rescheduling and cancellations must be made within 24 hours notice.

FEES: Per Dog, per week
1-Day Pass: $40
15 Day Pass: $530
These fees are subject to change at any point. We will do our best to provide ample notice to all pet owners currently attending daycare.

Please sign and date if you've read and understand all the policies above.