Labor Day is the last big-time holiday boarding time of the season and we are generally fully committed for this holiday. Because we want every experience with K-9 Coach to be pleasant, we wrote this brief blog post to provide a few short reminders for those who will be lodging with us for Labor Day.
It will likely be very busy when you come to drop-off and pick-up. We understand that many of you are traveling and have time constraints and so we will be as quick as possible. However, please make sure to give yourself ample time.
HOURS - We do sometimes modify our hours to accommodate our customers during peak boarding periods or to recognize certain holidays. Sometimes we open early and stay open late. Other times we are closed to the public. So, please make sure to confirm hours when you make your reservation or drop-off.
TRAINING – Boarding stays are the perfect time to have your dog trained. Whether these are behavior specific training sessions or one of our popular Learn for Life programs, we can make the most of their stay with us.
BEDDING – Do not bring bedding with you. If you bring bedding, it will be returned. We provide bedding for ALL dogs. This includes Kuranda Dog Beds and covers. To read more about these exceptional beds, click here.
TREATS – Do not bring rawhide, bullysticks, pig ears, etc… Although we think these are great treats and chew toys, they do pose a choking hazard and we do not allow them in the kennel area. You can bring other treats such as milk bones, etc… If your pup does not have allergy or digestive restrictions, you can trust that they’re getting a few nice treats throughout the day from loving staff. AND, you can and should always sign-up for our popular R&R service (explained in detail below).
FOOD - Make sure your food is pre-bagged, per meal or day in ziplock (or similar) bags. Please do not bring food in open dog food bags, plastic containers, etc… This policy helps us to ensure the overall cleanliness of the facility and makes sure that your dogs gets the exact amount of food you portion for meals. If food is not bagged at drop-off, we are happy to bag it for you. The fee is $15.00.
VACCINES – Vaccinations must be current. Pups need to have had their kennel cough vaccination within the last 6 months and no later than 48 hours prior to their arrival.
OTHER SERVICES – à la Carte Spa Services including our Grooming, R&R Program, Aromatherapy, Hydrotherapy, Massage, One-on-one Play and much more can be booked as part of your boarding stay with us. Simply inquire at the front desk.
Our most popular à la Carte Boarding services are:
– R&R (Rest &Relaxation) – Yummy tummy frozen treat offered mid-afternoon each day. You can choose between our popular SmartPup line or Kong treats. Treats can address individual dog allergies (if applicable) and generally include honey, peanut butter and kibble. A GREAT source of protein and a great opportunity for your pup to sit back, relax and recharge.
– VIPP (Very Individualized Private Play) – 15 minute private play sessions in our outdoor dog park. Play fetch, run and jump or simply lounge in the sun.
– Grooming – With our full grooming services, many clients choose to have their pups groomed before they come home.