First Time Guests

Your dog’s first time in Daycare is free!

All new pet guests to The Pawington must first pass an evaluation in order to participate in Daycare. Evaluations require a reservation made in advance.

Before your pet’s evaluation, please complete the Daycare Checklist on this page to ensure you have met all of our requirements.

The Pawington staff needs time to review your pet’s application to determine which play group is best for his or her needs.

Your dog must be current on all of his or her vaccinations, be on a monthly flea and tick medication, and have been in good health for the past 30 days.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to insurance restrictions, The Pawington cannot admit Pit Bulls or Staffordshire Terriers for any services. This includes breeds mixed predominantly with these bloodlines. Please understand this is not a reflection of how The Pawington and The Pawington’s staff feels about these breeds. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Daycare Checklist

The following forms can be downloaded and/or printed by clicking here.

  • Dog Profile
  • Resort Policies
  • Boarding and Services Agreement
  • Credit Card Authorization
  • Check with vet about current vaccinations.
  • If vaccinations are needed, schedule them at least 7 days prior to your dog’s evaluation date.
  • Make a reservation for your pet’s evaluation.
  • Make sure you have applied your pet’s monthly flea and tick medication.

We look forward to your pet’s visit!

Daycare Policies

Hours: Day Play is available 7 days a week from 7am to 7pm.

Late Pick Up: All dogs must be picked up at or before 7pm.

Reservations: In order to provide our pet guests with a safe environment we must limit of group sizes in Daycare, therefore we strongly encourage clients to make reservations. Priority goes to those with a confirmed reservation and pet guests boarding at our facility.

Dog Application: Before your pet can be admitted to Daycare, you must fill out a Dog Application and submit it to The Pawington prior to your pet’s evaluation.

Forms: Along with the Dog Application Form, you must also complete the Resort Policies and Boarding and Services Agreement Forms.

Evaluation: All dogs must pass a Daycare evaluation before playing with other pet guests. Please refer to our Trial Visit and Evaluation page for more information. Advance reservations are required for evaluations.

Puppies: Puppies must be 4 months of age or older, current on their vaccinations in order to participate in Daycare. Puppies must be neutered if they are over six (6) months old. If females are not spayed, they may participate in group if they are not in heat. If they are in heat, they will be placed into our Day Stay program for the duration of their heat.

Current Vaccines: Your pet must be current on all of their vaccines in order to participate in Daycare. Bordetella shots must be given at least 7 days prior to your pet’s arrival. For a list of required vaccinations, please refer to our Vaccination requirements.

Fleas and Ticks: Your pet must be free of all fleas and ticks and be on a monthly preventative medication in order to be admitted into Daycare. If fleas or ticks are found on your pet at any time during their visit, your pet will be immediately given a flea and tick treatment at your expense.

Aggressive Dogs: To guarantee the safety of all of our guests, aggressive dogs may not be permitted into Daycare.

Prices: Prices are subject to change without notice.

For more information, please refer to our Resort Policies or Boarding and Services Agreement Forms.