Before you arrive

Just a few things to go over before you arrive

Temperament
Details & FAQ

Due to the number of questions we receive regarding Temperament Tests we have prepared this FAQ sheet. Please review  and contact us when ready to schedule a test.

About
Vaccinations

Some guidelines for getting your dog ready for a stay at DogCity. These will help things go more smoothly and also help us out a lot in looking after your loved one.

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Getting Started with Grooming

Steps you'll need to take to have your dog groomed at DogCity

Download and submit using the instructions on the form, or stop by our office and complete in person.

Checklist of things to bring on your first day.

Grooming

Fill out an application

To begin Grooming with us you will first need to complete an application. The application and included questionnaire allow us to become acquainted with your pet(s) and help us to safely interact with them. We appreciate your openness and level of detail on the application for the benefit of your pet and all our furry guests here. When you complete your application, you can email it to us using the form below.

Schedule an appointment

Please call us at (206) 402-6959 to schedule your dog for grooming. Grooming is by appointment only. No walk-ins.

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Getting Started with Boarding & Daycare

Steps you'll need to take to enroll your pup in DayCare or Boarding at DogCity

1. Review Guidelines and Policies

To ensure your pet is eligible to stay at DogCity, please review our guest DayCare and Boarding Guidelines and Policies page.

Checklist of things to bring on your first day.

2. Fill out an application

To begin Daycare and/or Boarding with us you will first need to complete an application. The application and included questionnaire allow us to become acquainted with your pet(s) and help us to safely interact with them. We appreciate your openness and level of detail on the application for the benefit of your pet and all our furry guests here.

Download and submit using the instructions on the form, or stop by our office and complete in person.

3. Submit vaccination records

To ensure that none of our guests make any other guests sick, and ensure your pet’s safety, we require that all of our guests to have up to date vaccination records.

Additional vaccination information

The following vaccines are required for all guests

  • Rabies
  • DHLPP Combo
    • Distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza and parvovirus.
  • Bordetella Vaccination (required every 6 months)
  • Negative Fecal Exam (within the last year)
  • Puppys

How to submit vaccinations:
Please bring in copies of vaccination records AND submit them using the form below.

4. Schedule a Temperament Test

At DogCity, dog safety is our primary concern. For the benefit of your pet and others, we require that all of our guests have passed a temperament test (i.e., an evaluation of your dog’s social behavior). This test helps to ensure that we do not have any aggressive, highly anxious & under socialized dogs mixed in with the rest of the pack and helps protect all of our furry friends. Amount of daycare required prior to boarding may vary depending on the temperament test. Daycare prior to boarding your pooch which does not participate in regular daycare will be asked to do a half day or more to avoid anxiety. Your pooch is not a regular daycare dog this may be required for every boarding.The temperament test also helps to ensure that your dog will enjoy participating in the services offered by DogCity Daycare. For more information, view our Temperament Test Details and FAQs page.

5. Start using DayCare and/or schedule a Boarding visit!

Once we have your application, vaccination records, and a successful Temperament test, we will confirm your eligibility .you will be ready to go.

DayCare:

  • No appointment is necessary, although we do have random days we fill up. Simply drop your dog off during business hours, or call to reserve space for your pup.
  • Be sure your dog(s) have quick release collars and name tags. See, What to Bring.

Boarding:

  • Call to schedule a reservation. (206) 402-6959
  • Review our page on What to Bring prior to your visit.
  • For information on drop offs and pickups outside of business hours, please visit our Policies page. 
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