Can I tour the facility before bringing my pet? Yes, we feel it is important that you get to see where you dog will sleep and play. Please give us a call to schedule a tour of our facility.
When can I drop off and pick up my pet? We are open from:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm (Lobby Closed 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am AND 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What are the requirements to attend camp? Dogs must be at least three months old and have verification of current vaccinations, be flea/tick free and pass our introduction evaluation. Dogs must be spayed or neutered if over seven months old.
Does my pet need to attend daycare before an overnight stay? Yes. If your dog will be an overnight guest, they will need to pass the introduction evaluation to ensure that he/she will be comfortable for their entire stay.
Do I need an appointment for my dog’s first visit? Yes. For the safety of all of our guests, these introductions must be scheduled at a designated time.
What is the introduction/screening process for new dogs? The process begins with a review of the enrollment forms and verification of the required vaccinations. Then your dog will be slowly introduced to the group. Only when we and the dog are comfortable will group play begin. Each dog will be placed into a play group that is best suited to their temperament and size.
What is the daily routine? Throughout the day the play groups spend time inside and outside, meeting new friends and getting affection from our daycare staff. Play groups are closely monitored to ensure safe play, and good behavior is encouraged. Nap time is held from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. This is necessary, as playing will wear them out. After that it’s time for more fun with friends and an afternoon of playing, chasing, and maybe even a dip in the pool.
Do I need a reservation for dog daycare? Reservations are recommended to guarantee your spot each day.
Do you offer any discount programs? Yes! We do have special pricing for 5 and 10 day daycare packages. We also offer multiple pet discounts for overnight care. Please see our rates page for details.
If I purchase a multi day daycare pass, is my pet guaranteed a spot at daycare? No. In order to maintain a safe environment, we must limit the number of dogs that come to play each day. Reservations are highly recommended.
Are the dogs supervised at all times? ABSOLUTELY!
Should I feed my dog before coming? It is best to feed your dog at least 1 hour prior to coming to prevent Bloat which can be caused by playing too quickly after eating.
Are snacks allowed? You may bring a small meal or snack for your dog in a sealed container. Snacks will be given during naptime. In addition, you can participate in our Kong Program.
What if my pet gets sick or injured? We will take excellent care of your pet if an illness or accident occurs. We will attempt to contact you, your emergency contact, and your personal veterinarian. If it is an emergency, we will take your pet to a vet immediately.
What does my dog need for an overnight stay? Please bring an ample supply of your dog's food (and treats). Dogs are very sensitive to changes in their diets and we don't want their tummies getting upset. All food must be in an air-tight container, labeled with feeding instructions and your dog's name. Please see our Rules and Regulations for more information.
What about medications? We are able to administer medications in liquid, pill and powder form at no additional charge. Any medication must be in safe containers with your dog's name and administration instructions included. If your pet requires injections, or some other type of medication please inquire.
What about small dogs? We have a special area for smaller dogs and puppies to romp with friends. This will ensure the safety of our tiniest visitors.
What about older dogs? Dave, the owner, has an 11 year old English Setter that is always looking for other senior dogs to hang out with. Older dogs are welcome, but safety always comes first. We will determine if your senior friend is able to relax and have a good time and is not under any stress while staying with us.
Are pit bulls allowed? No. Although we love all dogs, regardless of breed, we have to respect the unique needs of every canine. Pit Bulls are highly active and very social animals; however, their personalities are not a good fit for a group play setting. Our number one priority is to keep all guests and staff safe and happy. A pit bull is defined as any dog that is an American Pit Bull Terrier, an American Staffordshire terrier, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, or any dog displaying the majority of physical traits of any one or more of these breeds. Discretion is left to our staff to determine if a dog is displaying these traits.
Are you still worried about leaving your dog? We know that it is hard to leave your dog when you travel. We know that you worry about how your dog is doing the whole time you are away, and how your dog will do even before you leave. We know that you are mostly concerned that your dog will feel stranded and left alone. Rest assured, we have these concerns covered. We make sure your dog has lots of people time and playtime to stay occupied. If your dog doesn’t have fun we will tell you. We want dogs to enjoy themselves. In the end, your dog’s stay will be much harder on you than it is on your dog
Anything else I should anticipate? Dogs will spend the majority of their time outside on our turfed play areas, but they will also romp and run in our pea gravel play areas as well. In general, they are both very safe, comfortable play surfaces. However, your dog may experience temporary sensitivity from these new textures on their paws. In addition, after returning home, your dog generally will drink a lot, eat, and then sleep through the night and into the next day. Rest assured, they should be back to normal in no time.
What if I am interested in working at Paws In Motion? Apply online here.
Unanswered questions? Please feel free to contact our Paws in Motion staff by phone or email!