Why More Dog Owners Are Sending Their Dog to Dog Daycare
Here at Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa in DeForest, WI located just outside Madison, WI, we may be best known for our exceptional dog and cat boarding facilities. It is important for you to know we also have a number of doggie daycare packages available to clients. While dog daycare may not have been too common a decade or so ago, we have experienced an expediential increase in demand for our services – and we know why.
Doggie Daycare Keeps Your Pet Busy
Imagine being pent up inside of a house during the best hours of the day with no one else to talk to or socialize with day after day. This is the life of many dogs living in Madison, WI, though more owners are changing that and are instead choosing to enlist them in our dog daycare. When your dog arrives at our doorstep, he or she is immediately engaging with other people and pets while enjoying brand new and interesting surroundings. Your pet is kept busy all day long, which brings us to the next benefit.
Doggie Daycare Means a Tired Dog
At the end of a hard day at the office, most pet owners in Madison, WI simply want to sit down and unwind. Instead of being able to do so, however, who they are often greeted by at the door us a rambunctious pet that is anxious to hit the road and go for a lengthy walk.
When your dog comes to Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa’s dog daycare, he or she is moving and running about nearly the entire day. This means that when you pick up your pet, they are just as tired as you are and they are ready to snuggle up with you on the couch.
Doggie Daycare Means a Less Destructive Pet
Because of the long hours spent away from his or her master or mistress, dogs can often get into trouble simply because they are bored at home. Some of the common problems include:
- Social anxiety
- Incessant barking
- Destructive behaviors
- Eliminating in the house
Not only are these problems a major inconvenience to the pet owner (and possibly the neighbors!), but it means that your dog has been unhappy and stressed out while you have been away. By taking your dog to doggie daycare, most of these behavioral problems instantly vanish since we are eliminating the problem: boredom.
Doggie Daycare Means a Happy Pet
Our stimulating daycare environment here in DeForest, WI located just outside of Madison, WI will keep your pet running and playing all day long. We offer different activities throughout the day, which your dog may or may not choose to participate in. We may set off on an adventure, or we may even treat your dog to a head to tail pet massage. When you arrive to gather your dog from Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa, we guarantee that a happy pet will greet you.
Dog Kennels and Your Dog: What you Need to Know
The tickets are booked, the plans are set, and you are all prepared for that fun-filled vacation abroad. That is, you will be once you know where your beloved dog will be staying while you are away.
At Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa in DeForest, WI located just outside Madison, WI, is well known for our top of the line dog kennels and accommodations which are designed to cater specifically to the needs of your pet. We have a few simple requirements that must be met before your pet comes to vacation with us, which must be fulfilled before we can accept your pet. We have laid out exactly how you can be prepared below so that your dog can seamlessly transition from your home to ours.
Vaccinations Are Required
DeForest, WI located just outside of Madison, WI is a fairly safe area for dogs, which has led many dog owners to forgo a regular vaccination schedule. Unfortunately, for the safety of all pets here at Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa, if your pet is not up to date on his or her vaccinations or does not have the vaccinations required to stay with us, we will not be able to accept your pet at check-in.
The vaccinations, which are necessary for your dog include:
- Distemper (DHLPP)
- Canine Cough (CVV, Bordetella)
These vaccinations must have been received at least 7 days prior to your dog coming to stay in one of our dog kennels and cottages. Be sure to arrive with the records and dates of your vaccinations as well!
Flea Prevention Is Necessary
If you have ever dealt with a flea infestation in your home, then you know just how difficult they can be to get rid of. Given the number of pets we have visiting with us here at Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa in DeForest, WI located just outside of Madison, WI, we require all dogs to be on a flea prevention program. Our expert staff will also inspect your pet when you come for check-in just to make sure that no fleas are present.
Bring Your Dog’s Food
We generally will not provide food for your pet. This is not because we are unable to do so. It is for the comfort of your pet. Suddenly switching your pet’s food when he or she is already in an unfamiliar environment will cause additional stress or upset, and it can have a negative impact on the health of your pet.
When We May Not Be Able to Accept Your Dog
We love every furry friend who comes to stay with us at Aunt B’s Pet Resort & Spa, but for the safety of our staff and other pets in our establishment, we are unable to accept dogs who are aggressive or who are notorious fence climbers.