We often get questions regarding a few common fees that can be associated with our daycare and boarding services. A brief explanation of the these fees is below. Please see the FAQs section of our website for more details on these topics.

Boarding cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to scheduled stay with a cancellation fee of $50 for less than 24 hours notice. During peak times (holiday date ranges), cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance, subject to $150 cancellation fee for less than 24 hours notice.

2nd late cancellation or no show will be charged for 25% of reserved time.

Daycare Drop-In: Daycare without a reservation will be assessed a $5 surcharge, and only admitted if we have space. To avoid this fee, make your reservation in advance.

Daycare Meal Fee: Most dogs eat at home before coming to DDL for daycare. If your dog requires a meal during a daycare stay, the fee is $8. Puppies under 6 months, dogs that are boarding overnight and our unlimited package holders are exempt from this fee.

After Hours Fee: Although we are staffed 24/7/365, we are minimally staffed after normal business hours (Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm, Weekends 8:00-5:00), therefore it is ideal for us to have as many pick-ups and drop-offs as possible done during normal business hours.

Daycare Collars: As stated throughout our new client on-boarding process, we require that all dogs have a quick release collar. If your dog is not wearing one upon arrival for daycare or boarding, we will provide one for an added fee.

Bordetella Vaccination: As stated throughout our new client on-boarding process, we require the bordetella vaccination every 6 months. We offer this vaccination in house for a fee, and will call you before administering it.

Holiday Surcharge: $5 per day additional fee during peak times (daycare and boarding), with a two night minimum stay for boarding. Dates are listed below.

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Product / Service Price
Daycare drop-in surcharge (daycare without a reservation) $5
Daycare Meal Fee $8
After Hours Pickup Fee $15
Daycare Collars $5.95 – $8.95
Bordetella Vaccination $25
Holiday Surcharge $5 / Day

During our peak dates we charge a $5 daily fee for daycare and overnight boarding, with a two night minimum stay for boarding.

2022 Holiday Dates

  • May 28th – May 31st
  • July 1st – July 4th
  • September 2nd – September 5th
  • November 23rd – November 30th
  • December 20th – January 1st