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Fetch! Pet Care Of Greater Chicago

Fetch! Pet Care Of Greater Chicago

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Fetch! Pet Care is the nation’s largest and most trusted franchise provider of professional pet sitting and dog walking services, serving thousands of pets and pet parents from coast to coast. Each Fetch! location is locally owned and operated, and our Pet Care Coordinators take the stress out of finding great pet care by personally matching you with the best sitter who meets your pet’s individual needs.
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Beach For Dogs

Beach For Dogs

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Our Beach For Dogs facility is the most professional and cleanest facility in the industry.  Our dog training is guaranteed for life.  Our Grooming has a five day guarantee.  Our VIP program gives you a free $60 in services every month. www.beachfordogs.com
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Christensen Animal Hospital

Christensen Animal Hospital

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We care for our community by putting pets first.  "Caring people, caring for pets", is who we are.  With 25 years invested in our community and the families of our communities we're proud to provide outstanding service.    Our high-tech, high-touch veterinary hospital is located in a scenic, park-like setting just minutes away from Interstate 94. We are equipped to meet and exceed your expectations by providing a wide variety of veterinary services, all in one hospital. At Christen Animal Hospital we provide a range of services including adult and senior canine and feline wellness care, puppy and kitten care, vaccinations, ... View Profile
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Jesse's Happy Tails

Jesse's Happy Tails

My name's Jessica Richter. I am a certified pet stylist and cpr certified. I also do petsitting/boarding out of my home as well. I have been in business for 8years total, (recently moved to bolingbrook (4 years)). Whatever you need, i am here for you. Your pets will have the whole house to roam in and a fenced in yard. 3 kids and 3 fuzzy friends to play with...2 dogs and a cat. Lots of love and attention. 
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Loving Care Pet Services

Loving Care Pet Services

We have a great staff of people whose primary job is the safety and well-being of your precious dog or cat.  Chances are that if you live in New Trier Township you have a neighbor that uses our services; just ask them about the quality of our people and services.  Or better yet, drop by one of our locations in Northfield and Northbrook for a tour.  Loving Care offers the highest quality grooming and pet care in a stress-free, safe and loving environment and we've been serving Chicago's North Shore communities since 1998. ... View Profile
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Sawyer's Dog House

Sawyer's Dog House

My primary goal is to help my clients build a strong and healthy bond with their dogs. I offer a large range of support to my clients including (but not limited too): Behavior modification training, nutrition, constructive socialization, day care, dog walking, and overnight boarding. I keep the operation small in order to maintain structure amongst the pack and also to ensure each dog's individual needs are addressed. With only a little help from a dog walker/sitter during busy times; I am able to create a safe space where dogs can have the freedom to socialize in the manner they desire without spending hours in a kennel or a crate. The busin ... View Profile
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Our Family Pet Sitting, LLC

Our Family Pet Sitting, LLC

We are a family owned doggie day care, boarding, grooming and training facility nestled throughout 5.5 acres of property in West Chicago IL.  You will feel like you dropped your pup off at a human day care.
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Doggy Love Camp

Doggy Love Camp

MY NAME IS GLORIA POPESCU. I HAVE BEEN AN ANIMAL LOVER MY ENTIRE LIFE FOSTERING FOR RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS & A MULTIPLE DOG/PET OWNER CONSISTENTLY THROUGH MY ADULT YEARS. MANY OF YOU MAY ALREADY KNOW ME, HAVING REFERRED & RECOMMENDED MY SERVICES OR HAVE HAPPILY EXPERIENCED MY STYLE PERSONALLY. FOR THAT I THANK YOU. I AM HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT I HAVE EXPANDED MY PET BOARDING/CAMP TO 24/7.  PETS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME IN MY LOVING NON - CRATED HOME. THEY HAVE FREEDOM TO WANDER OR BE A COUCH POTATO WHILE ENJOYING DOGGY DOOR ACCESS TO AN ENCLOSED BACK  YARD, ETC. WE EMBRACE OUR GUESTS WHILE DOING OUR UTMOST TO CALM THEIR FEARS & L ... 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 to be boarded?

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.

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