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 dogs stay only in kennel enclosures or do you have other spaces for them?
Besides our kennels enclosures, we also have other spaces where our dogs spend their time and sle
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
Boarding Reservations: How far in advance do I have to book?
Do I have to provide my own pet food? What type of food do you provide?
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
Can my dog mix/socialize with others?
Is the canine cough vaccination absolutely necessary for my dog to board/daycare?
Is my pet old?
Will my bird have time outside her cage and some interaction with your handlers? What if she's staying in one of your offices?
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
My cat is an indoor cat. Can she stay indoors and will the space be small?
Why is there a charge for administering medication for my pet?
Does my bird need to be microchipped?
Microchipping is a great way to identify and register your bird in case he ever flies off into th
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
Does my bird need exercise?
Do you have discounts for long-term boarding or buddy-boarding?
We sure do.
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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!!
Should I bring toys for my dog when coming to board?
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?
Vaccinations ~ How often?
Dogs can receive their first course of vaccinations at 8-10 weeks old, and cats at 9-12 weeks old
What's your daycare service like?
Birds get bored??!
What are your enclosures like? What size are they?
I'm a new dog/cat owner! Help!
Do I need to make an appointment?
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
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
Do I need to get my bird's wings clipped?
Will you board my bird • rabbit • ferret • guinea pig • hamster • mouse • lizard • snake... any animal at all?
Will you clip my pet's nails if needed?
Yes we will.
Our staff are well trained for this and we always check for such things with
My pet is taking medications ~ can DKC Boarding manage this?
As Barack Obama said... YES WE CAN!
Just talk to us about it and we'll organise the rest.
Will my cat stay with other cats?
Can my cat/kitten socialise with other cats/kittens?
What's the best birdie food?
My dog and cat LOVE each other! Can they stay in the same enclosure?
Yes they can!!... maybe.
We have a small number of enclosures which are part of the catter
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.
Are all dogs welcome?
Does my bird need dietary supplements?
If your bird is eating a good quality, complete diet, including fresh fruit and vegetables, there
Do I get a discount if I bring my own food?
Can I have pictures of my pet while I'm away? Do you have a webcam?
Pictures? Yesssiiirrree! And not just that! We also do videos! (Don't get too excited, now.) We c