RATES/HOURS/DETAILS

Customers (or their representatives) must wear a mask or face covering and have it on prior to arriving at our front door for drop-off and pick-up.

DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP PROTOCOL

  • Call here at (847).251.8700 when you arrive for drop-off or pick-up. Allow approximately 1-3 minutes for a staff member to come up front.

  • For drop-off, please wait in your vehicle until any other dogs before you have gone in and you see a staff member free to take your dog.  

  • For pick-up, please wait in your vehicle until you see a staff member come up to our front greeting room with your dog and then come to our front door.

  • Have your dog on a leash at all times when arriving or leaving The Village Dog to ensure everyone's safety.  

  • If you don't have access to a mobile phone, call before you leave your home/office/etc.

  • Payment is due at time of pick-up.  No credit cards accepted.  We accept check or cash.

RATES

Note:  All boarding and daycare rates are applied at the rate applicable at the time of the visit.

Payment due at the time of pick-up.  We don't accept credit cards.

We offer discounted rates to veterans and members of the military.  Please let us know if this applies to you.

DAYCARE RATE: 

$40 per day

or

$37 per dog if your dog attends 5 days/week on an ongoing basis.

$75/day if you have 2 of your own dogs attending at once.

For lunch feedings, please provide the food in a reusable container we can return to you or in a paper bag(s) to reduce the use of non-biodegrable plastics.

 

BOARDING RATE:  (Boarding price includes full-day daycare)

$65 per dog per night.  For check-out day, if you pick up your dog between 3-6:30pm, add our daycare rate.

Do not individually bag each meal. Whenever possible, please provide the food in a reusable container we can return to you or in a paper bag(s) or dog food bag to reduce the use of non-biodegrable plastics.

HOLIDAY BOARDING RATE FOR SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY PERIOD, THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY PERIOD, CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS HOLIDAY PERIOD:

Holiday boarding rate:  $75 per dog per night. For check-out day, if you pick up your dog between 3-6:30pm, add our daycare rate.

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HOURS FOR DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP  (Holiday Hours are listed further below)

HOURS for DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP FOR DAYCARE AND BOARDING:  (For holiday hours, see further below.)                

7:00am - 10:00am  and   3:00pm  - 6:30pm    Daily including Saturdays and Sundays

CLOSED FOR DAYCARE and DROP-OFF/PICK-UP FOR BOARDING:  New Year's Day

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

FOR BOARDING:

We have beds and toys and ask you not to bring anything other than your dog's food/meds.

Provide your dog's food as follows.  If you don't bring food, we provide food starting at $7 per meal:

  • Do not individually bag each meal. Whenever possible, please provide the food in a reusable container we can return to you or in a paper bag(s) or dog food bag to reduce the use of non-biodegrable plastics.

  • Measure out the adequate amount of food your dog will need for their meals during their visit.  Do not bag meals individually. Write your dog's first and last name on the bag/container. Excess food won't be returned. If enough food is not supplied, we will provide food at $7 and up per meal.

  • Do not send can covers, scoops, bowls -- we have these items. Do not send any containers or items you want returned.  

FOR MEDICATIONS OR SUPPLEMENTS:

  • Notify us at drop-off that you have included medication/supplements with their food, and advise us as to what type of medication it is.

  • Include a note in the main food bag with instructions regarding the type of medication and the administration of the medication/supplements you've provided.​

FEEDING NOTES:

  • No additional charge for special dietary feeding requirements.

  • In instances where we provide dog food, $7 and up per meal.  

Owners must provide a vet record of current vaccinations for rabies, distemper, and bordetella. Titer test accepted as an alternative for the distemper vaccination. 

 

Puppies accepted after they have all required vaccinations as well as the parvovirus vaccination, usually this is by 4 months old.

 

Prior to daycare or boarding for the first time, dogs must pass a brief temperament evaluation which can be done on the first playdate.

 

Prior to boarding for the first time, dogs are required to attend either a full-day or half-day of daycare (daycare rates apply).  

The Village Dog is a luxurious 8,000 sq.ft. indoor and outdoor North Shore destination where we offer the ultimate alternative in boarding and daycare for discerning owners.  Cage-free and kennel-free at all times.