boarding & daycare
animal care by animal people
Ready? Now tighten your collar and take a BIG breath, 'cause here we go!
Pet Boarding & Daycare at DKC is:
love attention wholesome animal care for your dogs and cats and other animals, the way nature intended quality food and special diets roomy enclosures with neighbours all around large and oft-used exercise yards exhaustively trained staff a lot of staff experience cuddles where spare time is your pet's time clean, clean, cleanliness! daily grooming and check-ups nail-clipping whenever Scruffy gets a little too scratchy a boarding facility with snuggly dog beds with cozy snug-rugs cat boarding with multi-story cat enclosures scratch posts and toys indoor/outdoor enclosures with a/c a quaint European feel a-a-a-ll over detailed and carefully followed daily care procedures medication and other special care 24-hour emergency service truly transparent and accessible management our own veterinary clinic, as well as long and strong relationships with all other vets in the UAE the right spaces and the right knowledge for birds, for rabbits and for all your other creatures too buddy-boarding for dogs or for cats from the same family buddy-boarding for dogs and for cats from different families and even buddy-boarding for dogs and cats together if from the same family 20% buddy-boarding discounts socializing for dogs who want to mix it up with new friends discounts for frequent boarders 10% boarding and relocations discounts for all emirates group members for pet boarding and dog daycare clean laundry when you go home a bath for dogs before departure departing reports Collection & Delivery a place you can come to even when you don't NEED to a place where your pooch and putty tat and evwywun else will pounce on the possibility of another visit... AND...
Do I need to make an appointment?
We genuinely love having people just drop by and look around both our locations in Umm Ramool (Bo
Which vaccinations does my pet need?
If you're relocating your pet into the UAE, the best place to get this information is on our Pet
Birds get bored??!
I'm a new dog/cat owner! Help!
Does my bird need exercise?
Do I have to provide my own pet food? What type of food do you provide?
Does my bird need dietary supplements?
Should I be worried if my dog or cat has lost or gained weight during their boarding stay?
No and yes, depending.
A little bit of weight gain or loss is very common. It doesn't hap
Do you have a vet on-site?
Is my pet old?
Does my bird need to be microchipped?
Is the canine cough vaccination absolutely necessary for my dog to board/daycare?
The canine cough vaccine is an additional vaccination generally needed only for dogs who stay in
Why is there a charge for administering medication for my pet?
Do you offer a Collection & Delivery service for doggity-dog daycare?
Well, you see, we just can't say "no" to you if you really REALLY want to do this, or really need
What's DKC's Collection & Delivery schedule?
What's your daycare service like?
Should I bring toys for my dog when coming to board?
Toys are great, and helpful, when dogs are at home because they grab their wild attentions and ab
Does my dog have to be neutered to board or daycare with you? And can my dog socialise with others if not neutered?
Do I need to get my bird's wings clipped?
DKC has ethical concerns regarding wing-clipping. Instead, we strongly advocate teaching your bir
My dog and cat LOVE each other! Can they stay in the same enclosure?
My dog stayed in your kennels and now he has a hangover!
No, we do not serve alcohol at DKC!
"Kennel hangover" is a rather common thing... and
Do I get a discount if I bring my own food?
Do you have discounts for long-term boarding or buddy-boarding?
We sure do.
Take a look at our.
If your pet boards with us for 28 or more consecutive days, we give you a 10% discount; if 60 days within a year, you get 7 days free boarding for future use. Also, if your pet buddy-boards with another family's pet, then it's a 20% discount! Yay!!
Will my bird have time outside her cage and some interaction with your handlers? What if she's staying in one of your offices?
Will my cat stay with other cats?
My cat is an indoor cat. Can she stay indoors and will the space be small?
Is someone looking after my pet during weekends, holidays and at night?
Simply, yes. Even when we are closed to our two-legged customers, we have staff on-site every sin
Can I have pictures of my pet while I'm away? Do you have a webcam?
Can my cat/kitten socialise with other cats/kittens?
As you know, cats and dogs are VERY different when it comes to socialising. Most cats prefer to b
Can my dog mix/socialize with others?
How often will my dog exercise each day and for how long?
From about end of September to April, all your dogs get into our exercise yards at least 3-4 time
Do dogs stay only in kennel enclosures or do you have other spaces for them?
Will you board my bird • rabbit • ferret • guinea pig • hamster • mouse • lizard • snake... any animal at all?
You bet! Just about any animal at all.
And we have quite a lot of knowledge about these an
What's the best birdie food?
Can DKC help me rehome my pet?
No, sorry. This is not something we are involved in.
We are a for-profit, commercial (but lovely and homey!) boarding and daycare business. However, there are many not-for-profit, equally lovely organisations in the UAE who are totally focused on helping people rehome family pets and strays. A quick search in Google will get you headed in the right direction.
Vaccinations ~ How often?
What are your enclosures like? What size are they?
The very best way to answer that question is for you to come meet us and take a look for yourself
Are all dogs welcome?
You bet! All dogs are welcome at DKC ~ young, old, calm, hyper, quiet, loud... you name 'em, we t
Will you clip my pet's nails if needed?
Can my unneutered male cat board with you?
Boarding Reservations: How far in advance do I have to book?
Now that's an important question!
During more than half the year, you can book anytime, ev