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May 1, 2014

Dog Daycare

Daycare for Dogs

Dog Daycare is by far, the most popular activity at the Happy Hound Dog Resorts Jacksonville, FL Westside location. Come enjoy our 5,000 square foot indoor air conditioned play floor with separate spaces for small and large dogs to play. The indoor space features a 3/8-inch impact resistant traction control play floor for the safety, comfort and convenience of our guests, small and large during dog daycare. Yes, we have multiple play areas.

  • Experienced dog handlers teach commands and encourage dogs to exercise and socialize during dog daycare. A copy of the commands used, is available at the registration desk.
  • Dogs are taken outside during regular intervals to relieve themselves during the day.
  • Real time cameras track all dog activities on the dog daycare floor. Yes, you may observe your dog on the daycare floor all day.
  • Camera video access is available to all mobile phone users as well as tablets and desktop devices.
  • Water is automatically provided on the dog daycare floor to large dogs keep them hydrated during times of play.
  • First Day is always FREE.
  • Refer new clients, earn a free day of dog daycare for your pup(s).
  • Owners may has us to place their small dog in with large dogs or the opposite, so you may see small with large and large with small, but rest assured the staff is always watching to see how they are behaving.
  • Please review our vaccination requirements for all dogs entering Happy Hound Dog Resorts.
  • Starting August 1, 2016, all lunches will have a kennel cleaning fee of $1 applied
  • Silver / Recuperating dog area is coming August 2016, a new indoor daycare area which will also be on camera.

Dog Daycare Programs:

TRY ME OUT  – A 2-hour dog daycare try-out for a new dog                                                         $15.00

GROOM AND PLAY – Dog daycare while waiting for grooming or after the groom is complete    $15.00

STAY AND PLAY – After last day of boarding, expires at 12 noon, daycare until 6pm closing      $15.00

Standard Dog Daycare – First Dog:                                                                                              $25.00

Standard Dog Daycare – Second Dog:                                                                                         $18.00

SILVER / Recuperating Dog Daycare:                                                                                            $25.00

Special Dog Daycare packages are available. Please see the receptionist for details. 
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“Like child daycare centers, a dog daycare center caters to busy dog parents who want to provide their dog with exercise and playtime. The daycare provides the dog with a fun, safe, stimulating environment during the day while owners shop, run errands, or work. The daycare business is responsible for ensuring the safety of the dogs in their care and making sure all the dogs play nicely together. Also like child daycare centers, dog daycare facilities usually include a caring, compassionate staff; plenty of safe, fun playground equipment; and often, snack and nap times for the dogs in their care.” – Ms. Robin Bennett, The Dog Gurus

Dog Daycare is a difference maker in dog’s behavior

Your dog has fun while you work! Dog Daycare is a great alternative to your dog chewing your favorite pair of shoes or redecorating your living room with stuffing from your favorite sofa. You will see a difference in your dog’s behavior with dog daycare. Dogs tend to behave differently around other dogs. Our staff work with all dogs to improve socialization and understanding of basic commands, Sit, Stay, Come, Wait, Leave It and Off. A Command Card with these commands is available for our customers to take home and use. So what we teach, you can re-enforce at home or what you teach, we can re-enforce for you and dog daycare allows us to do this daily.

A typical day of Dog Daycare at Happy Hound Dog Resorts

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The benefits of a dog daycare are numerous:

  • First of all, the dogs learn how to play with other dogs and increase their social skills.
  • Second, dogs use up a great deal of energy during their time at daycare, which makes for a well-rested pet in the evening. Rather than coming home to a hyper dog who has been alone all day, owners will pick up an exhausted dog.
  • Third, dog daycare helps alleviate behavior problems. Trainers agree the vast majority of behavior problems (for example excessive barking, chewing, and digging) – particularly in puppies – result from lack of exercise. Dog daycare centers address this problem by giving dogs the opportunity to play.
  • Finally, owners have peace of mind knowing their dog will be well cared for and well-exercised throughout the day; it allows for guilt-free dog ownership. – Ms. Robin Bennett, The Dog Gurus

Dog Daycare’s benefits above together with our basic commands create a better member of the family. Come and see abDog Daycareout Dog Daycare with our Try Me Out Daycare, only $15 for two hours at our location 4603 Shirley Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210. Dog Daycare hours of operation are M – F from 7 am – 6 pm,  Saturday & Sunday 8 am – 5 pm. We do not have Dog Daycare on the major holidays. Call us for more details at (904) 800-8800.

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