Getting Started



Vaccinations and an annual examination are an important part of every dogs healthy upkeep.  To minimize the potential risk of passing on infectious communicable diseases, Dogs Day Inn cannot allow admittance to any dog who has not had vaccinations, with proof from their veterinarian, into our facility.  Dogs who are not current in our system will be turned away.  We strongly encourage that before any daycare or boarding stays that you check to make sure your dog is up-to-date.  Negative fecal result are also a must, showing dogs are free of parasites.
Required Vaccinations:  

  • Rabies: 1 or 3 year vaccination (No Titers
  • DHLLP: 1 year, 3 years, or titers
  • Bordatella (K-9 cough): 6 months, 1 year, or titers
  • Canine Influenza: Not required but we ask that you speak with your vet about this and see if it is right for your dog.
  • Negative Fecal Result: 1 year

Other Requirements 

  • Must do a Trial Day (temperament test)
  • No Aggression towards other dogs or humans
  • No extreme separation anxiety
  • Dogs 7 months or older must be spayed or neutered
  • Complete an online profile and sign digital agreements/contracts
  • All dogs must have a quick release collar with name tag

Daycare/Boarding Dog Walking Requirements(coming soon)

  • No Aggression towards other dogs or humans
  • No retractable leads
  • Must have name tag on collar with phone number
  • Must have rabies tag with city sticker(Chicago residents only) on collar
  • We encourage body harnesses
  • Weather permitting
  • Reservation required


What you will need

  • Your information plus an emergency contact information
  • Your pet's information including Date of Birth, feeding information, medications( if any), people authroizied to pick-up, and veterinarian information
  • a scanned or emailed copy of your dogs vaccination records which you can upload once your account is created.  Otherwise you or your vet can email a copy of it with proof of fecal results.
  • Once you complete your online account, contact us via email or call us to schedule the initial trial day (temperament test) and if you wish a tour of the facility(optional).  Plus we will try to answer any additional question you may have.

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