Doggie Daycare Requirements
New doggie daycare clients must successfully pass a complimentary one hour temperament test after providing the medical documentation as listed below. Please note that all fully executed client paperwork MUST be received prior to any furbaby checking in for day care for the first time and must include all signatures and without striking out pieces of the client contract.
The following lists our medical documentation requirements as well as our supplemental restrictions below:
- Rabies (within the past one to three years depending on age). This must be completed by 16 weeks of age
- Distemper/Parvo (within your veterinarian’s stated acceptance of one to three years). Titers are valid for 12 months
- Bordatella (within your veterinarian’s stated acceptance of six to twelve months)
- Negative Fecal Test result in ALL categories (within your veterinarian’s stated acceptance of six to twelve months)
- Proof of spay/neuter status (6 months or above)
Pets a Go Go® does recommend titers in lieu of recurrent distemper/parvo vaccinations. Pets a Go Go® does strongly suggests vaccination against canine influenza. Without expiration dates from your veterinarian, we must assume the minimum acceptance range as listed above.
Pets a Go Go® respects the decisions of each of its clients in terms of vaccination and neutering choices; however, if you do not wish to adhere to the above requirements, we would be happy to care for your pets in a private home fostering arrangement or segregate them from group play in our Stamford location where we provide luxurious suites and private walks and dog park time.
Please note Pets a Go Go® does not accept ‘chemical castration’ or ‘ovary sparing hysterectomies’ in lieu of traditional surgeries for group play. It is our experience that these pups continue to exhibit dominating tendencies and give off cycle scents since hormones continue to flow. Additionally, males with single or undescended testicals are not considered infertile or neutered for our environment.
Overnight guests must successfully complete a minimum of one CHARGEABLE half day (consisting of three to five hours) or more of day care prior to their booking being confirmed.
Wondering what to bring?
- Food (SEPARATED BY PORTION IN ZIPLOCK BAGS sufficient for length of stay plus a day or two extra in case of travel delay). We always suggest making portions ‘heavy’ as the activity level at our facilities may leave your furbaby extra hungry.
- Treats (We do not treat unless you provide/approve).
- Medications (sufficient for duration of stay plus one or two extras in case of travel delay)
- Flat Collar or Martingale Collar
Please label all belongings with permanent marker or tape.
What NOT to bring
- Prong, Spike, or Choke Chain Collars
Pets a Go Go® has more than sufficient beds, blankets, bowls and toys in our cage-free environment that are sanitized between guests. Due to the territorial nature of such belongings, we must refuse these items at taxi pickup or client dropoff.
Please also note that Pets a Go Go® will remove any prong, spike, or choke chain collars at arrival for the safety of the pack during play. Please send a flat or Martingale collar with your furbaby; otherwise, one will be placed on your furbaby from our inventory and added to your bill.
Suite Boarding (Stamford Only)
Due to the nature our our environment in Stamford, we have more options available for those that remain unspayed or unneutered past six months, have more selective taste in their canine companions or just need more down time. Our state of the art facility allows luxury boarding with glass front enclosures overlooking our private dog park. As with all of our other services, safety and enjoyment are key so if your pup prefers a long lingering walk, they can bypass the dog park entirely and take three outdoor strolls a day.
While we can assume no responsibility for belongings that are left behind, we can accept beds, bowls, toys, blankets and other items that may make your (or your furry child) feel better about their stay in a suite boarding situation. We respectfully request you provide the smallest bag of food possible for your stay as 40 pound bags are hard to keep safely stored with so many active pups around!