Urban Pooch believes all dogs have the right to a safe, healthy, and enjoyable environment. When your pooch comes to join us, we require the following to ensure the safety and health of your best friend(s): Before your dog can stay with us for daycare and/or boarding, s/he must be evaluated and socialized at least 24 hours prior. All dogs must attend daycare at least 2 times before s/he is eligible for an overnight stay. This allows your pooch to become more comfortable with Urban Pooch before staying for a longer period of time.
IMPORTANT DAYCARE UPDATE: No Daycare drop-offs Monday-Friday between 11am and 1pm. This is designed to reduce the busy intake rushes and allow the dogs time for uninterrupted play without the stress of new dogs entering.
Socializations and evaluations take place on throughout the week, by appointment only. During the Holidays, we will also be boarding pooches at our 5400 N Damen Avenue facility.
NOTE: If you’re interested in a specific BOARDING date – please mention it to our staff – so they can alert our team and we will advise what we can do to ensure your pooch can board.
You can call us at (773) 942-6445. Please plan for 2 full hours for socialization based on the above times. There is a $25 fee for socialization – and you receive daycare hours for future visits
All Dogs Must Be:
- In Good Health
- Spayed or Neutered (puppies must be spayed/neutered by 6 months)
- At least 3 months old
- Proof of Vaccinations for Rabies, Distemper/DHLPP or Parvo, Bordetella and a fecal exam for parasites within the last 6 months. In Addition – as of December 1st, 2018, your dog must also have the Flu Vaccine. ***WE REQUIRE FECAL EXAMS EVERY 6 MONTHS
- Have a City of Chicago dog license if 4 months or older (Municipal Code 7-12-140) www.chicityclerk.com/licenses/dogs.html