Camp Run-A-Mutt offers the most unique cage free daycare anywhere. We feature a park like setting on premium synthetic lawn made especially for dogs, splash pond complete with waterfall and sun deck, ramps, bridges, dog houses, Kuranda dog beds, plenty of clean cool drinking water, lots of shade and even misters and a kiddie pool for the hot summer days.
Mornings at Camp consist of bringing out all the toys (from Kong balls to big Boomer balls), turning on the bubble machine and letting our campers chase, play fetch, run, jump at bubbles, sniff, be sniffed and just be a dog all while getting the socialization and excercise every dog needs. In the early afternoon we retire the toys and bubbles and let our campers bask in the sun, settle for a nap, take a dip in the pond or chase around their new friends.
Good behavior and fun are always encouraged by our highly qualified team of "Alpha humans". We are proud of the fact that the campers who qualify to be Camp Run-A-Mutters are never caged, never left unattended and can be watched on our Muttcams from any computer, iPhone, iPad or Web-enabled cell phone.
Let's face it, for many of us, our dogs are our "kids", and just like the human ones, our canine kids need the same love, attention, education, and guidance. Doggie daycare can provide these essentials. Just being around other dogs will help your little one learn the social skills they will need to be a happy healthy dog. Dogs are "pack" animals at their core, and a feeling of belonging and acceptance comes from being around other members of the pack. The great part about Camp Run-A-Mutt is that your dog gets to socialize with other dogs that have been temperament tested in a physically safe environment while they are being constantly supervised. Strong social skills will enable your dog to lead a happier, healthier, and more confident life. Ideally, building these skills should begin when your kid is a puppy, but these social skills can be learned at any age. Running, jumping, fetching, and chasing are all part of CRAM, but while our kids are doing these activities they are also getting the exercise that their bodies and minds need.
Our staff knows the concept of being the "Alpha Dog" in the pack. They have years of experience in dog handling and understand how important it is for a dog to listen and respond for the safety and fun for all. Camper wannabes are required to know basic obedience, show no aggression toward dogs or humans, refrain from jumping onto humans, play well with smaller dogs and not bark excessively. These are the characteristics we look for when testing and emphasized by our staff after the dog becomes an official "camper".
Campers who qualify to be overnight guests are in for a wonderful experience. Not only do they get to play with their buddies all day, when the sun goes down, we bring them into our large rubber floor play room where they are individually fed in their own private area. After supper they settle in for a night of relaxation, television and community snoozing with the pack. For many dogs, boarding can be a stressful experience. To minimize this stress, our goal is to have your dog's stay as close as possible to what they experience at home. Like our daycare, boarding is totally cage free and dogs are never left unattended. In fact, our "alpha human" actually sleeps with them in the same room. It’s kind of like a slum-grrr party.
While we think cage free is the best way to go, it's not for all dogs. Dogs who have not attended Camp Run-A-Mutt for daycare are required to stay at least a full day (minimum six hours) for evaluation to determine if they will get along in a cage free environment prior to an overnight stay. Feeding is included in the cost for boarding but we require you to supply your dog's food along with feeding and care instructions. Drop off time is by 12:00 noon and pick up is by close of business the last day of their stay.
We offer full service grooming 7 days a week. Camp Run-A-Mutt's groomers' love of dogs and attention to detail has made everyone who has put their trust in them become a repeat customer.
Our campers love the idea that they can be dropped off, play, play, play until they're dog-tired, get groomed and beautiful, play some more, then go home. They never sit in a cage waiting for their appointment. They get a stress free, fun experience, and you get a tired, clean and groomed pup at the end of the day.
Grooming appointments are required for all services. Please make sure to schedule an appointment as soon as possible to ensure your dog will be able to receive a spa day with our groomer on the day of your choice. Please call us at 310-961-2099 for grooming prices specific to your breed of dog, to make an appointment, or sign up on the Schedule Appointment tab on the right and we will get back to you to schedule a time.
Club Membership - $12 Life Time
Club Membership is designed to reward our loyal customers for purchasing products and services.
How it works:
$12 one time fee, no annual renewal fee
$1 = 1 point
250 points = $10 credit
Receive 125 points when you refer a friend!
Dogs who are not "campers" can also be groomed but are kept separate from the rest of the dogs until they are picked up. All "non-campers" need proof of current vaccinations. Grooming is by appointment only.
Camp Run-A-Mutt South Bay is happy to announce that we are working with trainers Robin Bronner and Melanie Wyatt from Good Choices Dog Training. They have years of experience training thousands of dogs in Basic Manners, Agility, Flyball, and their specialty, Tricks! Both Robin and Melanie are Certified Professional Dog Trainers, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and regularly attend conferences, seminars, and workshops so that they may offer their clients the most current information and techniques possible. Robin is also an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
Visit their website at www.goodchoicesdt.com for more info on group classes, private classes, board and train, etc. Robin can also be reached at 424-262-5004 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or for general training questions. You can also quickly register for classes via this link http://www.goodchoicesdt.com/class-info.
Good Choices Dog Training’s Philosophy uses science-based, positive methods to humanely train dogs. Only positive reinforcement has been consistently proven to result in happier, healthier dogs with results that last. Organizations such as the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, American Humane Society, and The Pet Professional Guild all adhere to the same evidence-based training methods utilized by our Trainers at Good Choices Dog Training. Using force free, fear free, positive methods, our trainers strive to provide the highest quality of training for all dogs--regardless of breed, size, issue, and of course, age. Your dog is never too old to learn new tricks!
Agility is one of the fastest growing dog sports in the United States. It is a fast paced sport that has dog and handler teams racing against the clock as they navigate through an obstacle course consisting of jumps, ramps, weave poles and tunnels. In our Agility Foundations class, you and your dog will be introduced to the basic handling skills, body awareness, and teamwork to get peak performance. Agility is a great way to deepen your bond with your dog, get some exercise (for both of you), and have a great time! For dogs 4 months and up who have completed Manners 1 or have passed our placement test.
JUST ADDED!!... Agility 2 classes for those pups with a little more experience. Six sessions for $165 starting Tuesday, April 25th at 7pm or Saturday, April 29th at 11:15am.
Camp Run-A-Mutt cage free daycare along with proper positive reinforcement training is a winning combination for any dog. The earlier your dog starts with socializing and proper training, the better quality of life he, and you, will have. You'll have a dog that’s confident, healthy, and happy because you cared enough to give him exactly what every dog needs.
We encourage the whole family to get involved with helping your pup become a better citizen. That’s why our classes teach the humans as well as the dog.