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Setareh’s Pet Sitting

Setareh’s Pet Sitting

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We keep your pets entertained and happy, we also specifically care for each pet. So if your pet needs a longer walk or a special diet we will gladly do so. To contact email [email protected] or call do not contact on this website.
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Domestic Dog Training

Domestic Dog Training

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Domestic Dog Training is a small dog training service, with a focus on individualized care and personalized training methods for each dog. The business is owned and operated by Steve Bunce. Steve is a certified professional dog trainer having graduated from National K-9. He is also a nutritional affiliate though Volhard Dog Nutrition. Whether you need a service dog or would like your family dog to not jump on guests or anything in between. Domestic Dog Training can help you reach your goals with individualized, affordable dog training. ... View Profile
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Willow On The River Pet Care And Training

Willow On The River Pet Care And Training

We offer the best care for your best friend with over 15 years experience. We strive to keep your pets routine as close as possible with a little adventure if requested. We hike, run, car rides to the beach and make play dates. We are veterinarian technicians who just wanted to love your pets in a more personal way. I am a certified dog trainer. Recently I've been studying nutrition and super excited to share what I've learned.  We specialize in all bully, athletic and small breeds and love the purr of all kitties!! ... View Profile
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The Good Dog Spot. Inc.

The Good Dog Spot. Inc.

THE GOOD DOG SPOT IS THE PIONEER VALLEY’S MOST TRUSTED HOME AWAY FROM HOME FOR PETS Our Mission is to ensure pet parents’ peace of mind by providing consistent, compassionate grooming services and a nurturing, safe and fun environment for pets to socialize and grow through our daycare and overnight programs.
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Cady Falls Home Grooming

Cady Falls Home Grooming

I’m a mobile home groomer I come to you with my equipment table blow dryer clippers shampoo towels. I work with elderly dogs pets with anxiety puppies first grooming I do lots of traveling but love all the dogs and cats I service my love and passion for my job shows. Once you get to know me you will know how varied my skills are from grooming cats and dogs to breeding and training as I do it all in my profession as a German Shorthaired Pointer Breeder for 30 years I have trained for Obedience field and show.  What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)? My fees are low to mid range and I have to up c ... View Profile
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Black&White Pet Care LLC

Black&White Pet Care LLC

At Black & White Pet Care we are all about making you and your pet's experience a great one! We offer the best Grooming services in the area- including specialty services such as breed specific trims, hand stripping, and more!  Let your pet have a play day! Ask us about our Doggy Daycare program where your pet is guaranteed to have a playmate! Our staff supervises all doggy daycare visitors all day- everyday!  The owner, Jess offers private dog boarding (overnight stays) in a home enviornment, just down the road from the grooming shop. Please ask Jess for more information abou these services. ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

What is dog boarding?

It happens to the best of us—we have to go out of town or work on a big job and there’s no one to look after the dog. Thankfully, there are a fair number of dog boarding opportunities for your dog near your home. Dog boarding kennels provide your dog a safe and secure place to call their home away from home while you are away. Dog boarding is sometimes accompanied by other services, such as dog training and dog grooming.


How much does dog boarding cost?

Dog boarding will cost about $40 a night, depending on where you live, the size of your dog, and how long of a stay your pet needs. While the cost of boarding your dog may depend on a number of circumstances, most companies charge per day and/or night. Overall, you can expect the range to be between $25 and $85 each night.


What vaccinations do dogs need for boarding?

Dogs need proof of Distemper, Parvo and Bordetella (kennel cough) annually and Rabies every 1-3 years. Puppies must be 10 days past their final round of distemper/parvo vaccination before kennels will accept them for boarding. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.


How old does a dog have to be for boarding?

For all breeds of dogs, most dog kennels require the dog to be at least 4 months old (12 to 16 weeks) old. This is because all certified kennels require incoming puppies to have had their first round of adult shots at 12 weeks, followed by the second round at around 16 weeks.


What do I need to take my dog to the kennel?

When preparing to take your dog to the kennel, remember to:

  1. Be up to date on their vaccinations. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding.
  2. Pack plenty of your dog’s usual food for the length of their stay.
  3. Pack any medications or supplements that your dog may need.
  4. Pack your dog's leashes.
  5. Write a list of any special instructions you may have for your kennel regarding feeding times, portions for food, your local vet's phone number, and where you can be reached.
  6. Don't forget to pack your dog's favorite toys. An old t-shirt that smells like you can also make for a great cuddle toy!

What is the difference between dog sitting and boarding?

The difference between dog sitting and boarding is the length of stay and attention of care. Dog boarding is like hotel, where it's typically an overnight stay at a kennel where your dog is around other dogs. On the other hand, a dog sitter will watch your pet at either their or your home, or they may just stop by to care for your pets two or three times per day.

While in-home dog care might feel uncomfortable to some because of giving a stranger access to your home, having someone stop by can be much less intimidating for the dog than having to stay in a crate or small room overnight with other dogs around. If you are one of those dog owners who would rather your dog be in his or her own home while you are out of town, you may want to check out local dog sitters near you.


How long before boarding does dog need a Bordetella shot?

In general, puppies can receive injectable Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccines between 6 and 8 weeks of age and booster shots when they're 10 to 12 weeks old. Adult dogs generally need booster vaccines for Bordetella in intervals of six months to a year. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.