Dog Daycare & Boarding
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of doggie daycare?
What does a typical day at daycare look like?
What vaccinations are required?
Do you offer webcam service?
We do not currently offer webcam service. However, we will send pictures of your dog, and regularly post pictures and videos to our social media accounts. Each day you will receive a report card telling you how the day went, what new friends they made and what activities they participated in.
May I bring treats or meals for my dog to daycare?
Yes, you may bring treats or meals for your dog to daycare. They will receive those during their nap time between 11:30am - 1:30pm. Please bring them in a labeled bag with any specific feeding instructions. We also offer delicious, homemade treats if you would like to spoil your pup.
What should I expect when my dog comes home from daycare?
A tired pup! After a long day of play, dogs are generally tuckered out. It is common for them to sleep a lot and even skip a meal when they come home. Our staff monitors the dogs throughout the day and can take your dog to a private kennel for a rest if necessary.
What should I bring for my dog for overnight boarding?
We provide spacious, cozy kennels for all our guests that include bowls, beds, and blankets. If you prefer to bring their own bed or blanket, you are more than welcome to supply that. However, we cannot be responsible for damage to personal items if the dog destroys it. You may also bring one or two beloved toys. We highly recommend bringing your dog’s normal food so as to not upset their normal routine or stomach. Please bring their food clearly labeled along with feeding instructions and any additional supplements or medications they require as well.
Does someone stay with the dogs overnight?
Our facility has 24/7 monitored temperature control, fire, and security alarms. The staff will be notified if there are any issues after regular business hours and can get there quickly if needed. Ruff House owners live within half a mile of the kennel. Good sleep is essential to the health and well-being of your pet, and studies have shown that dogs sleep better at night without a human present.
Can you administer my dog’s medicine? Is there an extra charge?
Our pricing is all-inclusive, so we can administer your dog’s medication at no additional cost. Please note that it must be in the original prescription bottle with an appropriate date.
What happens if I can’t make it to pick up my dog before you close?
What do you do in the case of injury or illness?
At the Ruff House, we strive to provide a safe and clean environment for our clients. You can trust us to take excellent care of your dog at all times. In the event of an injury or illness, we will quickly assess the situation and determine the best plan of action. Your dog’s health and safety are our primary concern. Thus, our team will either take your dog to your personal vet or rush them to the nearest emergency vet depending on the situation. We will contact you as soon as we can if this ever occurs.