Baths and Grooming

Bath services while boarding or attending daycare Tails Up offers all dogs boarding five nights or longer a complimentary bath before they go home (If a dog puts up a struggle, we will not force them to have a bath: instead a gentle brush and spritz will be done.) ...

A Typical Tails Up Day

The dog boarding day begins at 6 a.m. with potty walks outside before breakfast is served in each guest’s private room ala room service.  Daycare dogs start checking in at 7 a.m. Once everyone has arrived and had a chance to digest breakfast, morning playgroups...

Checking on Pets

We welcome your calls during regular business hours, and we are always happy to give you a report on how your pet is doing with meals and playgroups. We also check our e-mail frequently and are happy to respond to your questions via e-mail.Another way to check on...

Training

We use positive reinforcement techniques to teach dogs what behaviors are appropriate. We reinforce the desirable behaviors (such as sitting politely) with praise and food rewards while we ignore and never reinforce behaviors we don’t like (such as jumping up on...

Who Can Stay and Who Can Play

Wondering if your dog can play?  Intact female dogs over seven months old are not permitted at Tails Up at all. Intact male dogs over the age of 7 months are not permitted in playgroup at Tails Up for the safety of our staff and other guests. Instead, they enjoy the...