Doggy Daycare Requirements:
 

We require the following medical records for daycare attendees before attending. Titers, if your vet deems sufficient, are also acceptable: 
 

  • Bordetella vaccination

  • Rabies vaccination

  • Distemper / Parvo vaccination

  • H3N2 Flu Vaccine vaccination

  • Valid Cook County dog license or application for one

In addition:
 

  • All owners must Sign Up for daycare and fill out our Health and Temperament, Injury, Illness and Liability Form

  • All first time attending Hyde Bark Play Park dogs or dogs that have not attended Hyde Bark Play Park for three months or more must complete a free 2-4 hour trial session before they may attend. Trial sessions are free of charge and can be scheduled M-F. Note: all veterinary records are required before your trial day. Trial days must be booked in advance and we cannot accept walk-ins

  • We require at least on half day per week for attendance. This will help your dog to have a routine and be able to see their same friends every time they come, rather than new, different dogs every day

  • Dogs may not have exhibited aggression towards other dogs or humans

  • All dogs must be at least 2 months of age and have their vaccinations 

  • All daycare dogs must be spayed or neutered by 7 months of age. If your dog is not spayed or neutered, they will not be allowed to attend a trial visit or participate in any group play.

  • All dogs must currently be on preventative heartworm and flea medication

  • All attendees must attend daycare on a regular schedule of at least one half day per week - this helps your dog be comfortable and happy by having a routine and regular friends they get to see every time rather than different and new dogs every time they come in

  • For safety reasons, all dogs must wear a quick-release buckle type collar. If you do not have one, we will have them available to purchase in our lobby for $10 when you arrive

  • Dogs may not be exhibiting any signs of illness such as upper respiratory illness, including (but not limited to) canine cough or canine influenza, Stomach virus / vomiting, Giardia, Worms or parasites, CPV (mouth warts), or Fleas. Dogs exhibiting any symptoms of illness will have to be isolated and may need to be picked up early

  • If your dog will need to be fed, please pack their pre-measured food in a ziplock bag or sealed container with their full name clearly labeled. You do not need to bring bowls

  • We welcome you to come check us out at one of our open houses from 10am to 12pm every Sunday!!!

Fees & Policies ​

  • Owners must fill out our Sign Up Form, provide all necessary vaccination records (see top of page for list of required vaccinations), complete our Health and Temperament, Injury, Illness and Liability Formand your pup must complete a free 2 hour trial visit prior to attending. All trial visits must be booked in advance and we cannot accept walk-ins

  • Once the above has been completed, you will be able to book daycare by emailing hydebarkplaypark@gmail.com or through your online account or app. We encourage you to schedule any extra daycare days you may need for the upcoming week by Sunday. We are unable to accept walk-ins without a prior reservation 

  • AM half day daycare has a drop off time is 7am to 9am and a pickup time of 11am to 1pm. Every 15 minutes past 1pm will incur a $25 charge only if we are unable to switch your dog to full day due to full capacity. After 9am we are with the dogs and cannot be available to accept late arrivals.

  • PM half day daycare has a drop off time of 11am to 1pm and a pickup time of between 5pm to 7pm. After 1pm we are with the dogs cannot be available to accept late arrivals. A $25 fee per dog will be applied after 7 pm, and again for every 15 minutes after 7 pm that pickup occurs.

  • Full day daycare has a drop off time of 7am to 9am and a pickup time of 5pm to 7pm. A $25 fee per dog will be applied after 7 pm, and again for every 15 minutes after 7 pm that pickup occurs. 

  • Cancellations must be received via your Time to Pet account by Sunday evening for the upcoming week. Cancellations made after Sunday will be billed at 50%. We encourage you to schedule any extra daycare days you may need for the upcoming week by Sunday as well

  • We reserve the right to refuse service at our discretion. Our goal is a 100% safe, happy, and enriching environment for all pets. Doggy daycare isn't for every dog, and all dogs will be subject to assessment for behavior and environmental tolerance

  • Hyde Bark Play Park adheres to and is compliant with all Animal Care Facility License Standards as put in place by the City of Chicago and the Department of Agriculture