Camp Rules & Dog Training Registration Form

At Camp Miracle Paws, we want to provide a fun, loving, tranquil, safe and healthy environment for a few guests at a time. Our guests love spending their days exploring, playing, relaxing and just hanging out with our other canine guests and our staff.

Providing quality care is a top priority for us and we need to know a lot about your dog before he can visit our facility. We know that that by working with responsible pet owners that will take the time to work with us, we can achieve this and your pet will have secure and happy stays with us.

Please take some time to go over our camp rules to make sure that your dog will be a good fit for our programs and if so, you can complete our online reservation form below.

Things you need to know prior to your dog’s first visit..

We try our best to maintain our facility, but country living means that we are not in a sterile enviroment. We want to make sure that you are aware that your dog will be spending a lot of time out of his stall getting dirty on a farm in the country were he maybe be exposed to various risks while boarding at our facility.

  • Your pet will be on a farm that will include things that Mother Nature sends our way
  • Your pet must be at least 4 months old
  • If your dog is over one year of age, the dog must be spayed or neutered
  • Should be house trained
  • Even though your dog will be out and about playing, exploring and hanging out with us on our farm thoughout the day, he must be able to go into one of our spacious, clean and climate controlled 5×10 in/outdoor barn stalls for rest and relaxation times without barking or whining for more than a few minutes at a time
  • All dogs must be non-pet aggressive
  • Must be non-people aggressive
  • Must have been socialized with other dogs and children
  • We must be able to handle your dog without getting bit
  • We cannot care for nor will we be held responsible for dogs that escape from any fencing
  • Pet parents will have to certify that their pets have not previously harmed or shown threatening behavior toward people or other dogs and that their dog has never tried to escape before
  • An orientation evaluation is required prior to the first boarding or training visit and we will include a 50.00 training session along with the first orientation visit for those that are interested in our obedience training services
  •  We will do a thorough assessment of your dog and will let you know whether or not Camp Miracle Paws is a good fit for them

All dogs must be non-contagoius and have current vaccination records on file with us and these include:
Rabies within three years
DHLPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
Bordetella (required every six months).

If your veterinarian’s recommendations differ from our requirements, please follow your vet’s advice and have them furnish a note stating the changes.
All dogs are required to be on a flea and heartworm prevention program.

All dogs must wear a nylon or leather collar with a name tag and current rabies tag and arrive with a leash attached to their collar or harness. Choke chains, electronic collars and prong collars are not allowed. They present hazards to dogs within the play group. Harnesses get caught on fences and make great handles for larger dogs so please take them off and keep them with you on arrival.

 

Lodging

Drop off and pick up times: We try our best to be flexible. Dogs can be scheduled to be dropped off or picked up anytime Monday –Friday 7:00am- 6:30pm and Sat & Sun 9:00am-6:00pm.

Because we offer pet care at our residence, we ask that you text or call us when you are on your way allowing us ample time to clear all dogs from our play yards so we can focus on you and your dog upon your arrival.

Please park in our driveway outside of the gate or in front of our home in the grass.  Do not exit your vehicle with your dog until a staff member invites you and your dog to come inside the side gate entrance. Make sure that your dog is leashed prior to them exiting the vehicle.

We give oral medications to your dogs at no extra cost. All medications must come in a clearly marked container (preferably the original packaging).

Place all FOOD and MEDICATION in ZIP LOCK baggies. The following information is required: Dog’s name, amount of food to feed per meal on the food bag and the name of medication, dosage per day or as needed, and reason for medication.

Meals are fed twice a day: after an extended morning playtime session and dinner is served in the evening (usually around 3:00pm.)

Label a supply tote bag and everything you bring for the dog with their name. We are not responsible for lost or eaten items. Raised beds and blankets are provided. You do not need to bring towels or food dishes.

We do not allow rawhide chewies. You may bring toys for the kennel, but they are not allowed in the play areas and may or maynot be returned to you.

We prefer cash or check payments made payable to D&B Services, LLC at drop off. However, you are welcome to use a credit card by adding the credit card companies 3% fee to our total fee’s.

We invite you to come and sniff around our mini dog farm!

  • Training Registration Form

    This form will be kept on file for as long as D&B Services, LLC DBA: Miracle Paws provides on-going services for your dogs. Please be truthful with your answers and as long as you are realistic, patient, adaptable and can make a long term commitment you can have a better relationship with your dog. Just like kids, your dog needs for you to step up and become a good pet parent for him. We will help you learn how to build on his strengths and on his weaknesses.
  • We cannot provide any training assistance with dogs that have shown behaviors to other dogs or humans like aggression, growling, lunging, biting, or guarding of food or toys. (Puppy mouthing, herd nipping or jumping is not aggression). You will be ask to certify that your dog does not exhibit any of these behaviors. Does your dog exibit any of these behaviors.
  • Sit, place, come, ect-
  • Laid back, energetic, happy, sad, anxious, nervous, fearful, excitable, serious, shy, playful, goofy, instigator, happy go lucky, nosey, mischievous, destructive, protective, ect- depends on the day, all the time, ect-
  • And do you want a dog that will be a home companion or one that you can take with you to pet friendly places?
  • If so, describe what types of dogs and how the dogs reacted to one another at the initial meeting and afterwards.
  • For safety, do you ask questions about the visiting dog prior to the dog coming to your home and do you allow the dogs to engage right away? Do you introduce the dogs inside or outside? What is your dogs reaction to other dogs at your home-
  • Please describe:
  • Please describe the dogs reactivity to going into a confined space and then what is his reaction to being inside a small confined space for a few minutes or hours? How long do you typically leave the dog in a confined setting and do they get let out for potty breaks if they are kenneled for more than a few hours at a time.
  • What is is response with items like this?
  • Just like humans, dogs need quality food to be their best. Poor nutrition causes undesireable behavior issues. Check out www.dogfoodadvisor.com to see how your dogs food rates-
  • If so, how many times a day and for how long? And is he playing by himself (zoomies) or is he running with other dogs or are you playing fetch, ect?
  • If so, what type of fencing do you have and how large is the area?
  • Please describe for how long and when-
  • Just like humans, dogs must get their heart rate up everyday or they will eventually have anxiety, nervous energy and an overall unpleasant feeling. We can discuss treadmill training during your orientation session as we have found these simple machines can provide both mental and physical stimulation that changes the lives of many dogs of all ages and sizes that show these undesirable behaviors.
  • Also include who feeds him, ect- and who engages with him and who he has bonded with.
  • On the sofa, in a dog bed, cot, in his kennel, outside, ect-
  • Thyroid test panels and a thoughtout quality food change is highly recommended for any undesireable behaviors that have recently started. See www.dogfoodadviser.com for some great dog food recommendations.
  • We will not be held responsible if your dog escapes from our property.
  • If your dog has a skin rash, we will require a letter of clearance from your vet. Please always contact us to reschedule any appointments if your dog shows any signs of sickness prior to your upcoming session.
  • We try to be flexible and our first appointments are usually 1-1.5 hours long. We can accommodate appointments Mon, Tue, Wed & Friday 9am-7pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
  • All of our training programs kick off with a 50.00 orientation/evaluation/training session and together we will make a realistic and flexible plan of action to help you and your dog to have a better relationship. Please pick the options that you are most interested in. We mix and match our programs to help you acheive your goals.
  • After your inital or
  • You can upload a copy below, or you or your vet can email a copy to: info@miraclepaws.org. You can bring a copy with you to our meet and greet session. Dog Vaccinations: DPP* 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required *Distemper, Parvovirus & Parainfluenza Bordetella Rabies- 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required Canine Influenza-Bordeteala Heartwork and Fleas & Tick preventatives
  • Current copies are required for your dog to visit or to stay with us.
  • In the event that your dog escapes or is found to have fleas, ticks, illness, injury or death: you and your agent will be called as soon as posible. Depending on the situation, we have the right to take your dog to a veterinarian of our choice and you agree to be responsible for all expenses for boarding and care that they provide to your dog. And you also agree to be responsible for all expenses for any other dogs that your dog caused injury or illness to.
  • By typing your name here, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this agreement. You will get a email confirmation when the application is received. If you do not hear back from us within a few hours, please call us! 864-314-1804
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