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If you work long days and worry that your dog is left too long unattended, Airtasker’s doggie day care can help both you and your pet. When you hire a dog day care service via Airtasker, you will get a dedicated caretaker for your pet, ready to care for them while you’re at work.
Taskers will take charge of your dog’s supervised playtime, interaction with other pets, and maybe even little extras like treats or training. Since your dog won’t be competing for attention in an average day care, your Tasker can also accommodate feedings, nap times, and give your pet’s medicine or vitamins.
We make it easier to find a specialist who fits your schedule and your dog’s needs. No need to look for a dog day care near the office (or to book a stay at a crowded facility). Just fill out the task post, and we’ll match you with available specialists in your area. In mere minutes, you can get quotations, review customer ratings, and confirm your first appointment with a dog day care specialist near you!
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Top Dog Day Care related questions
Does dog day care help with socialisation?
According to pet experts, dog day care is ideal for dogs who like to be social with other dogs and humans but won’t work as a way to socialise dogs for the first time. Older dogs who are brought to day care with the intent of socialising them often end up fearful of other dogs, or will fight with them. Bottom line: socialise your puppy now, so that they can enjoy dog day care later.
Is day care right for dogs?
Doggie day care offers many advantages versus leaving your pet alone at home or in a cage the whole day. A professional dog day care worker will keep your dog fed and loved while you’re away. They can also help you set a routine with and for your pet, keeping both you and your fur baby happy! If you’d rather have someone watch your dog in your own home, you can request a dog and house sitter instead.
Where can I find a dog day care centre near me?
Airtasker offers pet day care for dogs in various parts of the UK. You can quickly request a Tasker to do doggy day care in London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, and other places covered by Airtasker. Since our platform asks for your location, you’ll be matched with doggie day care specialists from around your neighbourhood. Make travel to and from your home or office more manageable for you, your pet, and your Tasker.
Will a dog day care centre walk and train my dog?
This depends on the dog day care near you. When you request a Tasker to look after your pet, they may train and walk your dog, if that’s included in their services or if you asked for it in your task post. If you don’t need a regular dog day care, you can hire a trainer, walker, or sitter.
What’s a dog day care?
A dog day care is a place where busy pet owners can drop off their pets before work or school, and pick them up after. In the case of Airtasker, a dog day care will consist of a dedicated caretaker for your beloved pet. They will look after your pet, feed them, give them their medication, and play with them. If you only need a walker, trainer, or a one-time sitter, you can request a specialist via Airtasker, too.
How do I know if my dog likes day care?
A dog who is happy at day care will come home tired, a bit sore from exercise, and will always be excited to go to day care. They won’t hide when it’s time to drop them off or get frightened when faced with other dogs. It’s important to note that dog day care is not ideal for all pets. Some may not have been socialised enough as pups—introducing older dogs into a day care routine will result in them becoming unhappy.
What do dog day care services include?
When you book a dog day care service, you get a trusted caretaker or dog sitter to look after your pet while you’re away. It’s just like babysitting or day care for human babies, except it’s for furry ones! Your Tasker makes sure your pet doesn’t get into trouble, won’t suddenly escape your house or yard, make sure they take their food or medication on time, and may even teach your dog a few tricks.
Doggy day care at home or via pick-up or drop-off
If you need someone to watch over your pet for a few hours every day, Airtasker’s doggie day care service can help you. You can opt to have the caretaker go to your home, or drop off and pick up your pet.
Your chosen caretaker will mind your dog, entertain them, and can even take them on walks. If you aren’t home in time for your pet’s meals or medication, our dog day care service can take care of this for you, too.
Puppy day care
Are you worried that your tiny puppy (or puppies) will be left alone at home? If you book a doggie day care expert via Airtasker, you won’t have to fear leaving them all lonely and defenceless. Your chosen Tasker won’t just tend to the puppies’ physical needs—they can even do some training exercises with your pets. There are several benefits to puppy day care. Your pet will be stimulated, entertained, and get the necessary activity and training for their age.
Socialisation at day care for dogs
If you have multiple pets at home, your dog day care specialist can hold supervised play sessions while you’re out. If you’ve made arrangements for your dog to go out on walks or play dates at the dog park, they can handle this, too. This activity is an excellent way for your dog to maintain bonds with their “pack” and learn more social skills, even when you’re at work.
Regular updates from doggy daycare
Your pet’s caretaker will give you updates on your dog’s behaviour after every session of dog day care. This can help you learn more about your pet, and also keeps you and his caretaker on the same page.
A skilled dog day care worker will be able to pick up on little changes in your dog’s behaviour and will also inform you if there is anything that you should be worried about. Ideally, your dog should be able to foster good bonds with the humans and dogs he spends the whole day with.
Pick-up and/or dropoff
One advantage of choosing a doggy day care is that you can have someone look after your pet while your home is unsuitable for an unsupervised dog - such as when you’re getting repairs done, or the cleaning specialist comes over. Once these tasks are done, and you’re through with work or errands, please pick up your dog or have them dropped off at your place.