Your dog will love staying with us and should be dog tired when you pick him or her up from camp. As our regulars know, this experience is not your ordinary everyday adventure for your companion. Pet parents tell us when they are blocks from Camp their dog gets quite excited knowing exactly where they are going.
Many dog owners cannot stand the thought of their companion staying in a kennel environment. I feel the same way. So, after scores of clients pleaded with me over the years to watch their dog when they traveled I decided to offer a special Camp service for the purpose of helping a client’s peace of mind. Each beloved dog gets all the comforts of home and is treated like one of the family.
I only accept my client’s dogs at Camp Fraser, so pet parents can feel comfortable that I personally know each and every dog that stays with us. As my training programs include Fraser or Chase and some of my regular camp guests, each Camp guest is already familiar with some of their play buddies.
Your companion will enjoy playing in a fully fenced, large, secure, private area on the property or just relaxing in our home. If your dog needs a nap or just needs to relax he or she will have the opportunity to do so in peace. If your dog likes to be active there is no better environment.
The number of overnight guests is limited as are the number of dogs who come for daycare. Limiting the number of guests means your dog will get plenty of personal attention, lots of play time, tons of love, proper socialization, and fun experiences.
Fraser is an exceptional host as our clients and friends already know. Fraser loves dogs small and tall, from Yorkies to Great Danes, cute and regal, relaxed and energetic, male or female. Fraser has been an exemplary role model for puppies and all our canine guests.
Chase, my younger Doberman has practiced his hosting skills since he arrived at our home at the tender age of 9 weeks. He absolutely adores all the guests and they adore him in return.
Your dog has an opportunity to live Fraser and Chase’s life, which is quite busy and active. So with your authorization, field trips may be included for your dog's enjoyment. Too many adventures to mention but if your dog is athletic and in good physical condition he or she may join us for our nature hikes. We even hit the trails in the winter. Dogs may learn basic agility as we have some equipment on site, enjoy going to various (secret) parks, and enjoy dog play with other friendly canine clients when out and about. A few of our regulars have enjoyed many ocean visits as we regularly go to the beach home. And, as we entertain frequently your dog's socialization with people is never lacking. Many qualified canine guests come to private training sessions or group classes along with Fraser or Chase and may have the opportunity to demonstrate and show off various skills and great manners. The opportunity to be included in the various activities off site is totally dependant upon the dog’s age, health, social skills, manners, and level of training. There is something for every dog.
Your dog's training and house rules will be maintained. If more training is your wish, training can be fine tuned or advanced.
For your dog's safety and enjoyment and the safety and enjoyment of other guests, dogs are accepted for overnights or daycare on a case by case basis. Certain criteria apply. Camp is not open to the general public.
Below is a list of some of the criteria for overnight stays. If you are accepted as our guest, you will receive other information, a questionnaire to complete, and a contract to review prior to dropping off your dog.
Dog and pet parent must have been a client and successfully completed at least one full private training program with Diane Rich Dog Training, LLC.
Dogs that have attended our group training classes and kept up with the training along with maintaining social skills will be screened and considered for camp or daycare on a case by case basis
Dog must be housebroken
Dogs over the age of 6 months must be spayed or neutered
(exceptions apply on a case by case basis, i.e. show/breeding dogs)
Dog cannot be pet, people, food bowl or toy aggressive
Dog must be healthy, parasite and flea free and current with vaccinations
So far neighbors have loved our guests and comment on how all the guests are so well behaved. The neighbors enjoy watching various breeds interact so beautifully. To maintain our good neighbor relations we cannot accept dogs that are excessive barkers.
If you have graduated from my training programs and wish to discuss Camp, please feel free to contact me via email or phone. Pet Parents schedule Camp dates anywhere from a month to six months out. But if you have a last minute situation and need a place for your dog to stay, meet the criteria, and there is space to accommodate you, we will be happy to have you as our guest.
A tired dog makes for a happy owner!
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