Requirements for Admission

Because all of our canine guests play together as a group and are in close contact with our family and staff  – the following requirements need to be met in order to attend our dog camp:

Training level:

  • Responds to Basic commands and house-trained (pups are an exception)

Social compatibility:

  • No history of aggression with humans
  • Social with other dogs (or passive) – NOT aggressive
  • If your dog has been bitten, pinned or attacked by another dog its important that we know, so we can schedule an exclusive assessment.

Health: Cannot be carrying any contagious infection or parasite.

Vaccinations: Rabies,  DHPP or DAP, Bordatella (Kennel Cough).  Titers is accepted.

Neutered/ Spayed: Every dog must be neutered or spayed before sexual maturity. Some exceptions made.

Ticks & Fleas: Your dog must be on a flea program (between late April and October) and not have fleas. Flea collars are not acceptable substitutes. We will consider Homeopathic/ Herbal tinctures prescribed by an alternative vet.

Hygiene/ Grooming: Nails trimmed (especially if your dog likes to jump up), coat not malodorous.

Pass our Behaviour Assessment: your dog is social with strange dogs, reasonably obedient, not fearful of other dogs (shy/timid or cautious is OK) and does not have high separation anxiety.

If your dog meets all our requirements and is not one of the restricted breeds listed below, Please e-mail us the following information: Your dogs’ name,  age,  BREED  (be very specific), neutered/ spayed, current on vaccines, last date boarded, how often per week socialized with canines off-leash, level of obedience, your potential boarding dates or desired day care days, your mobile/ home ph number, your city/town.

Restricted Breeds (Not Permitted):

Through years of experience we have found the following breeds to not be appropriate to play among a mixed group of dogs:

  • Akita
  • American Staffordshire
  • American Eskimo
  • Bull Terrier (Pitbull)
  • Mastifs
  • Dalmation
  • Newfoundlander
  • Prey Hounds
  • Cane Corso
  • German Shepherd
  • Grey Hound
  • Rottweiller
  • Any dog who is a derivative of the above breeds.

If you have a mixed breed of the above list and provided your dog is not dominant/ aggressive with strange dogs then please call us to discuss.

Breeds on our Caution List: G.S.P, Husky, Malamute, Weimaraner.

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