Thank you for your interest in Doggies Den Daycare The Happy Hounds’ Hangout.

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The purpose of Doggies Den is to provide a safe, fun, and stimulating environment for dogs during weekday business hours. To ensure the safety and health of your pet and our other guests, we require all of our guests to comply with the following regulations.

AGE: All dogs must be at least 3 months of age or older.

VACCINATIONS: All dogs must be current on their vaccinations. Owners must submit written proof of DHLPP, Rabies and Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccinations. The Bordetella vaccine must be boostered every year. Dogs must also be on flea preventative such as Frontline, Top Spot, Advantage, etc.

HEALTH: All dogs must be in good health. On admission all dogs must be free from any condition which could potentially jeopardize other guests. Dogs that have been ill with a communicable condition in the last 30 days will require veterinarian certification of health to be admitted or readmitted. Doggies Den reserves the right to refuse a visit if your dog arrives sick or flea-infested

BEHAVIOR: All dogs must be non-aggressive and not food or toy protective. Owners will certify that their dog(s) have not harmed or shown aggression or threatening behavior towards any person or any other dog(s). A dog that shows any signs of aggression will be not be allowed to visit the den. Please remember: your dog will be spending time with other dogs and the safety and health of all animals is our main concern.

APPLICATION: All dogs must have a complete, up-to-date and approved application on file.
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FOOD & MEDICATION: Food and Medications will be given as directed or prescribed. Please alert the Den leader of either or any changes when you drop your dog off in the morning. Unless the item needs refrigeration, place the food or medication in your dog’s mailbox.

FEES: Fees are based on a daily rate, package plans or a monthly rate and due in advance. Package plans are good for two months from purchase. For rates see the current Den Pricing List.

DAYS AND HOURS: Monday through Friday from 7 am to 7 pm. The Den is NOT an overnight facility. Counselors go off duty at 7 pm and there will be a $1.00/ minute charge for any dog remaining after 7 pm. After 7:30 pm your dog will be boarded overnight for an additional $40.

RESERVATIONS: Required. Preference will be given to dogs attending full time. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice and no shows will be charged full fees. Download Reservation Calendar here.


Doggies Den, LLC - 12823 Wisteria Drive, Germantown, MD 20874 - Local - 301-515-1020 - Toll Free - 1-866-902-DOGS
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