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Choosing a Daycare
Daycare is an excellent way to give dogs the socialization and exercise they need while learning appropriate interactions with humans and other dogs. They also gain lots of exercise by playing with other dogs, toys, or staff, providing stimulation of both mind and body. Downtown Dogs gives dogs a chance to be part of a “pack” in a safe, monitored environment, when their owners are not around.
Is Daycare Right for Your Pup?
While most dogs enjoy playing and wrestling with other dogs, there are some that do not. Some dogs do not like to share toys or treats or are nervous around people. They may find daycare to be too stressful and would prefer to be in their own home environment. How a dog reacts at daycare depends on their socialization experiences. If you are unsure if daycare is right for your dog, we can discuss any concerns you have with you.
What Makes a Great Daycare?
Over the last few years, dog daycare has grown quite popular. However, not all daycares are created equal. Every daycare facility is designed and run differently. With so many choices, we want you to be informed when making your decision, and choose a facility in which you feel your dog will be safe and well cared for. It is important that you visit the facility and ask questions so you feel comfortable in your choice. Here are some questions to ask when checking out a daycare facility for your dog: