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:
- Responds to Basic commands and house-trained (pups are an exception)
- 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:
- American Staffordshire
- American Eskimo
- Bull Terrier (Pitbull)
- Prey Hounds
- Cane Corso
- German Shepherd
- Grey Hound
- 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.