1071 N. Winstead Avenue Rocky Mount 27804

252-937-7205

Doggie Daycare

DOGGIE DAY CARE IS NOW REOPEN!

The spread of the dreaded canine cough seems to have subsided according to local vets. However, we will still be proactive and persistent in questioning EVERY owner about their dog.
 
    🐾  Has your dog had the cough? If so, when. 
            When was the last time he coughed?
    🐾  Has your dog been to the dog park,
          boarding, etc. ie, around any other dogs in a       
          social type setting?
     🐾 Has your dog been in a vet’s office recently?


🛑🛑🛑  PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG TO OUR FACILITY IF HE IS COUGHING!!! YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY!!!!!!  🛑🛑🛑


If you have questions, please feel free to call or email us. 

252-937-7205 

petsbestfriend@embarqmail.com

Every morning it's the same old routine...you say goodbye to your best friend, trying to ignore those sad eyes as you close the door. You worry about how your dog will be while you are at work. Will she be sad, depressed, lonely? Will she get bored and destroy something? Will she get into something that might harm her? Will she need a potty break? If you're worried about her well-being, we have the solution to make both of you feel better.

Our super popular service indoor/outdoor doggie daycare has been in operation for over 14 years. Dogs are highly social animals and benefit from healthy play with each other. When left at home alone, they may experience separation anxiety or display undesirable behaviors such as chewing or excessive barking. Boredom, excess energy and lack of socialization are all common reasons for behavior problems.

With three outside triple-gated, artificially turfed play areas, your dog can run, romp, jump and play for hours in a cage-free, off-leash environment. When the weather outside is not-so-fun, we have two indoor play areas that are also cage-free. Play groups are structured according to age, number, size, temperament and play style. There is a morning play session, a midday rest period, and an afternoon play session. Our daycare guests learn to play well with others, while improving their manners, having fun, and getting much needed physical and mental exercise. Our knowledgeable staff engages with each dog providing lots of nurturing, spoiling and love.


Doggie Daycare is an enjoyable and healthy option to crating or leaving your dog alone. Active dogs are happy and well-adjusted, and socialize better with humans and other animals. Pet's Best Friend guarantees that your dog will return home relaxed, well-exercised and probably a bit pooped - ensuring a relaxing evening and a good night's sleep for both you and your best friend! 

 

Benefits of Doggie Daycare

 Benefits include:

  • Alleviates boredom
  • Prevents anxiety from loneliness including separation anxiety
  • Prevents destructible behavior that could harm your valuables and your dog
  • Maintains your dog's bathroom routine
  • Provides much needed exercise and socialization with other dogs
  • Relieves you from the guilt of leaving your dog home alone all day

Daycare Dog Requirements

Owners must complete and sign our Doggie Daycare Contract - you may download it here and bring it in with your dog on your first visit. We offer half and full day options, as well as multiple dog discounts and package deals. You can view and print the package rates here. 

Daycare dogs must:

  • Be healthy and well
  • Be spayed/neutered if 6 months of age or older
  • Get along well with other dogs and people
  • Be current on vaccines including rabies, distemper and bordetella, canine flu
  • Be free of intestinal parasites
  • Be flea and tick free

Vaccine Requirements

For the safety and protection of all the pets in our salon, we require that all your pet's vaccinations be current. 

Dogs must have:

  • Rabies, 
  • DHLPPC (Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis (optional)
  • Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
  • Canine Flu

What Makes Our Doggie Daycare So Special?

Pet's Best Friend is the only doggie daycare in the area that has artificial grass in all our outdoor play yards! Dogs and grass are a match made in heaven. They play on it, relax on it and eliminate on it making it tough to maintain.  Our artificial grass is made just for dogs providing the following benefits:

  • Soft and cushiony reducing stress on joints and paws
  • Inorganic material mitigates insect concerns, including fleas and ticks
  • Hypoallergenic making it great for dogs with grass allergies
  • Weed free
  • Never requires pesticides, fertilizer or lawn chemicals
  • Doesn't freeze
  • No muddy paws or dirty dogs
  • Stools are easily visible for clean up
  • Special drainage system for urine
  • Antimicrobial protection
  • Clean, sanitary and better smelling than real grass

MORE Reasons Our Doggie Daycare is So PAWSOME!

Doggie Day Care Playground Equipment

Our doggie daycare playground equipment is safe, fun and colorful and keeps our daycare guests active, happy and entertained for hours!

Doggie Daycare In-Ground Pool

Pet's Best Friend opened the area's only in-ground pup pool on July 10, 2015. Our in-ground pool is 28" deep, with an extra-strong pump and filter system to help keep it clean. The big dogs like to jump right in, and we provide life jackets for the little guys to help keep them safe while in the pool.

Shady 'n Cool in the Summer!

NEW! Pet's Best Friend has additional shade tents to keep our daycare guests cool and comfy on hot summer days!

Click the button below to see MORE photos of our doggie daycare equipment, outdoor play area,  and in-ground pup pool in our Doggie Daycare Gallery!

Pet Taxi Service Available!

We'll pick your pet up in our sporty, climate controlled Pet Taxi! Click the button below to learn more!