How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding |
Sometimes dog owners worry way too much about putting their pet dog into a boarding kennel, but the truth is, for most dogs, it's a great time! Think about it– time at a kennel is prime socialization time for dogs. They get to meet and greet all sorts of other dogs and play with them. So, in a way, it's a fun vacation for them. Oftentimes, owners worry themselves sick about leaving their dog in a boarding kennel, but they don't need to do that. Kennels can be such positive experiences for dogs. They're around other dogs who've been vaccinated and temperament tested, and they're under constant human supervision. How should you prepare your dog for their time at a boarding kennel? Familiarize If possible, bring them there a couple times for quick visits for the purpose of familiarization. For instance, if the kennel offers doggy daycare, utilize that so your dog gets used to being away from home, there at that particular kennel. Home Away From Home Next, for boarding, bring some of your