Dog Daycare –
The perfect place for your pet
Many dog owners lead busy lives. Between work, family and friends, it is inevitable that your dog will be left at home. Our pets are social beings and it is common for dogs that are left alone for long periods of time to develop problems such as separation anxiety, excessive barking and destructive behavior. This is why K9 University (K9U) provides doggie daycare for dogs in Chicago. Dog daycare is a great way to ensure you dogs are safe, stimulated and cared for during the hours you are away from home. K9U has the largest and nicest indoor and outdoor play areas in Chicago complete with playground equipment and controlled environment. Our doggie daycare offers 21,000 square feet of supervised open play outdoor space and 8,000 square feet of padded climate-controlled indoor space also monitored by our experienced dog handlers. Both areas have separate sections for large and small dogs. We understand that every dog is special and that they deserve the best. You can be rest assured that each pup receives experienced personalized care to cater for their needs. Our play group supervisors will get to know your dog’s play style and personality to ensure your dog plays safely and gets the right amount of exercise every visit.
At least 15,000 sf of our outdoors dog play area is fully covered with K9Grass® specifically made for dogs, the largest of its kind and quality in Chicago. Typical daycares outside play areas are likely to be on asphalt, gravel, concrete, or dirt. These surfaces absorb pee and odor, can get very hot in the summer, and can easily create puddles which could lead to bacteria formation. The dogs may come home dirty or matted and their feet become tender or sore from a hard surface. Our K9Grass® is very cushiony and cool to the touch, plus has microbial blades that repel bacteria, an indestructible design so the dogs can’t tear it up, a drainage system, and an air grid that keeps it properly ventilated and free of puddles. Your dog stays comfortable and comes home happy and healthy after playing on it.
Daycare with Transportation
10 and 20 Packs must be purchased in advance.
No expiration date on 20 packs.
|Bath / Grooming||$25 and up||Shampoo, Condition & Blow Dry|
|Nail Clip||$15||$20 Dremmel|
|Individual Play||$10||Individual play, ball toss or treadmill, quiet time|
|Group Play Conditioning||$10||For dogs that need help getting along with others|
|Dog Swimming||$30||Doggy Paddle session with round trip transportation|
The followings are the required Vaccinations for any K9U service: Distemper, Parvo, Rabies, Bordatella, H3N2. Please be sure to fax or email us current record of these for our files.
Individual Play or Dog Group Play Conditioning
At K9U, we understand that each client dog is unique. No one size fits all here. We offer personalized exercise and play conditioning. We have the expertise and amenities to accommodate each dog’s individual needs regardless of age, size, temperament, or special circumstances. Please talk with us about your pet’s needs and let us customize a program for them. Here are a few the things we topically specialize:
- Treadmill time for a little exercise.
- Ball fetching to sharpen coordination and attention.
- Focused training and socialization for dogs that need help getting along with others. The Dog Group Play Conditioning program is designed to develop mental strength and coach the dog to play with other dogs with respect.
- Extra quiet time and space for older dogs or dogs who just need to be alone.
- In-door Swimming – We are very excited to offer clients an opportunity to add indoor swimming to their K9U Chicago experience through our partnership with Doggy Paddle.
- Individualized day training through our Day Camp academy program for your dog to work on specific socialization or basic obedience skills while he or she enjoys daycare. We find that this is an effective way to implement training for continuous behavior improvement.
Key features of k-9 daycare
- Indoor climate control
- 29,000 sq. ft. indoor and outdoor play areas
- at least 15,00 of K9Grass® outside play area
- Supervised play time
- Learning key social skills
- Individualized & special needs care
- 24-hour staff
- Transportation services
- Different play areas based on dog size and temperament
Live worry free and book your dogs into their home away from home
Responsible pet ownership in Chicago has never been easier. You no longer have to worry about your dog being home alone while you are out. The K9 University offers dog daycare and boarding facilities. From puppy daycare to transportation and sleepovers in extra-large “K9 condo kennels” if you are going to be out all night, we are your pets’ home away from home.
Our climate-controlled boarding is monitored 24‑hours by onsite staff and provides your dog with supervised socialized play several hours each day during the stay.
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Our trainers offer classes for puppies to beginning or experienced obedience along with an agility course to help each dog reach their full potential.
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