The Secret to having a more balanced, healthier Dog.
Making sure your pup gets proper socialization and playtime is one of the secrets to having an overall more balanced, healthier dog. A lot of behavioral problems we see every day as Dog Trainers, could actually be avoided or will disappear, just by providing your pooch with proper physical exercise and mental stimulation. Play and interaction keeps a dog’s body and mind active – building a healthier, happier and better behaving pup.
With our busy and hectic lifestyles, properly exercising and socializing our dogs is not always an easy task – and even the best intentions may sometimes fail. Having a crazy schedule, your four-legged family member may be stuck home alone a lot. Over time you run the risk of creating mental boredom, which often leads to a variety of behavioral issues, such as excessive barking, digging and destructive behaviors. Not to mention too much energy for you to want to handle when you come home exhausted from a long day at work. More importantly though, lack of proper exercise will lead to a decrease of overall fitness and raise the potential for obesity in your pup – possibly shortening your dog’s life span up to two years, as recent studies have shown.
Ever feel your Dog is getting the short end of the Stick?
Treating your dog to Doggy Daycare not only makes your pup happy, it also takes care of the guilt you may be feeling for leaving your four-legged family member home by itself for longer periods of time. Doggy Daycare further eliminates the need to worry about what your pooch may be doing all alone and the “chore” of entertaining your bored and well-rested dog after you come home from a long, stressful day at work and really just want to sit on the couch and snuggle with your pooch. So, why not just drop your pup at Doggy Daycare before you go to work, run errands or simply want to spend some downtime, and pick up a happy and relaxed dog, who will gladly just “chill” with you?
Social Hour for your Pooch
Even if you do get to spend a lot of time with your four-legged companion – dogs are pack animals by nature, who still need and enjoy to play with other dogs. It increases their social skills and can help prevent or lessen some issues you may already have been experiencing with your pup in the interaction with other dogs.
Doggy Daycare for the Pre-Scholars: Puppy Kindergarten
Aside from exercise and proper training early on, socialization is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog, and so it comes as no surprise that puppies, too, benefit from interaction with their own kind. As having puppies just freely roam with adult dogs, is only advisable under certain circumstances and can do more harm than good, we also offer “Puppy Kindergarten” – a safe environment for the youngsters to develop their skills, where they can learn how to interact, play and practice their social skills from a young age on, with proper introduction to adult dogs in a controlled and safe manner. Puppy Kindergarten at Karma K9 is supervised by educated dog trainers – any signs of potentially problematic behaviors, can be addressed before they become full grown problems. And hey, let’s face it: as cute as they are, raising a puppy is hard work and lots of stress – so why not give yourself a break, too?
Affordable Options for every Wallet!
Doggy Daycare is affordable. You decide how often you bring your pooch to play – any one time is better than none! And there are different options available to help keep the cost down even for the frequent visitors to daycare. For those of you who are already starting to see behavioral issues, letting you pup attend Doggy Daycare just a few times a week, may prevent the need for corrective training or behavior modification down the road – which will definitely run up the bill much higher! The same goes for potential vet visits, of course, if your beloved pooch turns into a couch potato and packs on the pounds or ends up eating parts of the couch it tore up out of sheer boredom…
Doggy Day Care at Karma K9
We don’t have any breed restrictions, however, we do require your pooch to pass a temperament test, before attending Doggy Day Care. You can call us at (904) 372-3559 to set up an appointment for us to meet you and your dog at your convenience.
General Doggy Day Care hours are from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday thru Saturday. “Early Bird” drop-off and “Night Owl” pick-up are available. Please note that we offer Doggy Day Care by appointment only, as slots are limited and we put strong emphasis on proper pairing of dogs in our day care to ensure a safe and fun environment.
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