Unit T2, Birch Avenue

Stillorgan Ind. Estate

Sandyford

Dublin 18

info@positivedogtrainingdublin.com

(01) 901 3018

Dog Daycare


At Positive Dog Training we aim to give your dog the best day possible. We make sure that each and every one of the dogs we care for is content and happy to spend the day with us. Our aim is to have your dog come running in the door to visit us in the morning and be tired and relaxed on their way home with you.

If you would like your dog to join our daycare group please fill our form HERE 

Dog Daycare can help you meet your dog’s needs for attention, activity and companionship. 

So how does daycare work?

Daycare for dogs is very similar to daycare for children, you drop your dog off in the morning where they will get to play, learn, interact, socialise, make friends and nap while you are at work.



Is your dog suitable for daycare?

Good candidates for daycare are healthy, neutered and sociable dogs who love company and like to keep busy. At Positive Dog Training dogs are welcome at all ages, puppies under 6 months of age require no prior assessment. All dogs over the age of 6 months of age must have an assessment to determine their suitability for daycare. A temperament assessment is €40 and is carried out over 2-3 hours. 

Why choose Positive Dog Training for daycare? At Positive Dog Training we want your dogs visit to be like a home from home, that is why we are completely cage free, this means during no time of the day will your dog be kennelled. Your dogs happiness is our priority, we let our dog visitors make the decision to join us, we never force a dog to do anything that they do not want to do.

 Can your dog get injured while playing?

Dogs unfortunately can get nicks and scratches no matter how gentle they play. We do our best to ensure this doesn’t happen however it is a possibility that minor cuts and scrapes appear on your dog. We do ask that you ensure your dogs nails are trimmed appropriately if they are to attend daycare as this is the cause of most daycare scrapes. 

 What if your dog gets sick while at Daycare? If we feel that your dog needs veterinary attention we will inform you immediately. We are obsessive about keeping Positive Dog Training clean and safe for your dog we use only the best cleaning products including regular Airborne disinfectants. We also keep a watch to sure that all dogs are up to date with their vaccines including kennel cough and are healthy on arrival to the centre. If you are worried about kennel cough and your dog please contact us on 01 9013018 or go to www.kennelcoughhelp.com. At Positive Dog Training we are very proud of our love of animals and we would never put an animal at risk in our care.




How much does Daycare cost?

Daycare is €27.00 per day for a single dog and €22.50 per day for each additional dogs who are living together in the same house. This cost includes a 23% VAT charge and covers you for daycare from 7.30am to 6.30pm. 

 Do you have to book Daycare in advance?

To guarantee a place in daycare and avoid disappointment we ask that you book in advance by one of the following ways:

Email us – info@positivedogtrainingdublin.com

Phone us –  01 9013018

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What happens if you are late collecting your dog?

You must collect your dog before 6.30 pm. If you are late you must let us know, and you will be charged an additional fee of €15 for every 15 minutes you are late.




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Term and conditions of Positive Dog Training Daycare

  1. Minimum ages and vaccinations – We accepts pups from 12 weeks of age into our daycare facility. All pups and dogs must be fully vaccinated including kennel cough vaccine to take part. This is for your own dog’s health and safety.
  2. Neutering/Spaying – Sadly we can not accept dogs over the age of 6 months into our daycare unless they have been neutered. If you have any queries on this please call us on 019013018. Pups will be expected to be neutered at 6 – 7 months of age to continue in daycare unless otherwise advised by your vet. Please do not bring your female dog to daycare if she is in heat.
  3. Health concerns – Positive Dog Training aim to provide a safe and secure daycare for your pet. If your pet is suffering from any ailment the onus is on you to let us know ASAP. If you dog requires a special diet or medication while with us at daycare that is no problem. You must advise us in advance of any diet related issues your dog may have.
  4. On leash – All dogs must be kept on leash unless other wise advised by one of our trainers. While we can accept that you dog may be well behaved please be mindful that this is a busy daycare centre and other dogs may not have your dogs’ manners or socialisation skills yet. When in daycare harness and leads will be removed and stored safely until you pick your dog up from us.
  5. We reserve the right to act in the best interests of the dog at all times this includes seeking veterinary advice if he/she becomes ill. We will contact you immediately should your dog become ill. Unless your vet is local we will attend our nominated vet. We reserve the right to seek appropriate veterinary treatment regardless of costs. All veterinary costs must be covered by you. Please do not bring your dog to daycare if they are injured or unwell.
  6. All dogs are accepted at their owners’ risk. While every possible care and attention is given to your dog, PDT cannot be held responsible for any injury or illness arising from their time in day care. Any vet fees incurred during the dogs stay will be covered by you the owner. We strongly advise that all dogs be covered by pet insurance.
  7. Arrival/collection – only persons nominated in your assessment may collect or drop you dog into daycare unless previously arranged.
  8. Day care cancellations and late pick ups – all day care dates must be booked in advance. Cancellations should be made if necessary by 6.30 pm the day before. PDT reserve the right to charge customers a full day day care if they repeatedly cancel their dates. The close off point for picking you dog up from daycare is 6.30pm. We would ask that if you should be running late that you contact us to advise us asap. Repeat offenders will be charged an additional payment.
  9. Remember day care is not for every dog. If your dog is not a social canine then maybe day care is not for them please speak to a member of our team should you have any concerns prior to booking your assessment. It is important that all our visiting dogs enjoy their time at Positive Dog Training.

Please contact us if you have any questions or queries about this or any of our other services, we would be delighted to hear from you.