Looking for a suitable Dog Day Care for your beloved pooch can seem like a daunting task especially as you want to make sure that your furry friend is going to be happy there whilst you are away. There are a number of things that you can look out for and some questions that you can ask to make sure that you have all the information that you need in order to pick the right day care for you dog. Any good day care like nestledownboardingkennels.co.uk who provide Dog Day Care Surrey way, will be more than happy to talk through any worries or concerns you have.

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When you first register at a centre you should be prepared to provide them with information about your dog’s vaccine record and proof of their vaccinations being up to date. This is to ensure that both your dog and others are safe during their stay. It is also important to make sure that you regularly have your dog checked and where necessary treated for fleas and ticks if you are going to regularly have them in a day care setting.

Check whether the setting you are looking at has someone with basic canine first aid or some sort of equivalent and links to a local vet as you want to know that should any accidents happen that your dog will be in the best hands. You should also ask about their clean procedures and make sure that you are happy and confident that they are doing all they can to help prevent any illnesses from being spread between the dogs.

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You may find that some centres invite you in for a settling session to see how your dog reacts to the environment and to also see for themselves how they are when you are not around. You may be asked to leave your dog for a short amount of time, perhaps to complete the application forms so that the staff members are able to assess whether your dog is going to be overly anxious so that they know how best to help them when they are dropped off for their day care session.


It is important to check what activities your dog will have access to and what you have to pay for and whether you need to provide any of their meals. If your dog has any medical conditions or is perhaps very anxious you should have an honest discussion with the staff to see whether it is appropriate to leave your dog and whether they can