boarding & daycare
animal care by animal people
Ready? Now tighten your collar and take a BIG breath, 'cause here we go!
Boarding & Daycare at DKC is:
love attention wholesome animal care, 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 snuggly dog beds with cozy snug-rugs 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 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 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...
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
Do I have to provide my own pet food? What type of food do you provide?
My cat is an indoor cat. Can she stay indoors and will the space be small?
What's DKC's Collection & Delivery schedule?
Can my dog mix/socialize with others?
We love giving every possible opportunity we can to our dogs to mix and s
Do I get a discount if I bring my own food?
Will my bird have time outside her cage and some interaction with your handlers? What if she's staying in one of your offices?
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
Is someone looking after my pet during weekends, holidays and at night?
Will my cat stay with other cats?
Can I have pictures of my pet while I'm away? Do you have a webcam?
Does my dog have to be neutered to board or daycare with you? And can my dog socialise with others if not neutered?
Nope, your dog does not have to be neutered to board or daycare with us or to socialise with othe
Is my pet old?
Can my unneutered male cat board with you?
You're probably not going to like this much, but no, sorry... with one strict exception: if your
Do you offer a Collection & Delivery service for doggity-dog daycare?
I'm a new dog/cat owner! Help!
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
Do dogs stay only in kennel enclosures or do you have other spaces for them?
What's your daycare service like?
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
My dog stayed in your kennels and now he has a hangover!
Why is there a charge for administering medication for my pet?
Weeeelllll... because it really does take quite a bit of our time and energy. And we're glad to d
Can my cat/kitten socialise with other cats/kittens?
Do I need to make an appointment?
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
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
My dog and cat LOVE each other! Can they stay in the same enclosure?
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
Boarding Reservations: How far in advance do I have to book?
Are all dogs welcome?
You bet! All dogs are welcome at DKC ~ young, old, calm, hyper, quiet, loud... you name 'em, we t
Vaccinations ~ How often?
Do you have a vet on-site?
No, we do not have a vet on-site.
However, that really should not worry you. Our own vets
Will you clip my pet's nails if needed?
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.