Features May 2016 Issue

The Boarding Kennel Checklist

In many major metropolitan cities today, there are now upscale “hotels” for pets that offer luxury boarding in rooms that resemble human bedrooms. This facility, Wags Hotel in Sacramento, California, offers add-on services such as grooming, training, group play sessions, walks, swimming, and webcam surveillance that owners can monitor!

The Boarding Kennel Checklist

11 questions to ask when shopping for a dog boarding kennel.

If a boarding facility operator refuses to answer a question, or indicates that she shouldn’t need to answer these questions at all, that is an excellent cue for you to walk away and look elsewhere. If I were offering to care for someone else’s dog, I would expect them to ask me these same questions. They are perfectly reasonable.

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe today for instant access to thousands of dog training, health, and nutrition articles and tips. The Whole Dog Journal will...

  • Recommend the best and safest foods and products for your dog.
  • Guide you through the most effective positive dog training methods.
  • Help you understand when your dog is bored, anxious, tired, or hungry. You won't believe some of the signs!
  • Show you the healthiest and most effective homeopathic and mainstream remedies, diets, and medicines.

Your satisfaction to The Whole Dog Journal is guaranteed. Subscribe today to see why hundreds of thousands of dog owners trust us as the #1 source of information.

 

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.
Already subscribed but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.