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Let your dog run and play in our spacious indoor and outdoor play areas.

Cage Free Daycare

Camp Run-A-Mutt dog daycare and boarding is a true puppy paradise!

Camp Run-A-Mutt offers the most unique cage free daycare anywhere. We feature a park-like outdoor setting on premium synthetic turf, with a splash pond and waterfall. We have ramps, bridges, and tunnels to run through and water proof dog beds to stretch out on in the sunshine. There’s also plenty of fresh drinking water and lots of shade those hot summer days.

While all that is important, it’s what we don’t have that’s just as important - cages. Our campers get to run, chase, fetch, sniff, be sniffed and just be a dog. And it all happens while getting the socialization, loving attention and exercise every dog needs. Our highly qualified team of “Alpha humans” encourages good behavior, safety and fun. Camp Run-A-Mutt guests are never caged, never left unattended and can be watched on our Muttcams from any computer, smart phone or tablet.

Benefits of daycare

Let's face it, our dogs are our "kids", and just like humans, they need love, attention, exercise, and guidance. Doggie daycare provides these essentials. Just interacting with other dogs will help your four-legged friend learn the social skills they need to be happy, confident and healthy. Ideally, building these skills begins when your canine kid is a puppy, but can be learned at any age. 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 fur kid gets to socialize in a physically safe environment, with other dogs whose temperaments have been carefully evaluated, all while being constantly supervised by our staff. Running, jumping, fetching, splashing and chasing are all part of a typical day at CRAM, and while your pup is engaging in these activities they are getting the mental and physical stimulation they need.

Our staff and Campers

Our staff knows the concept of being the "Alpha Dog" in the pack. They have years of experience in dog handling and reading dog body language, and they understand how important it is for a dog to listen and respond for the safety and fun of everyone in the yard. Camper wannabes are required to know basic obedience, show no aggression toward dogs or humans, play well with dogs of all sizes, refrain from jumping onto humans, and not bark excessively. These are the characteristics we look for when testing and they are positively reinforced by our staff even after the dog becomes an official "camper."

Daycare rates

Full days

Full day is from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays, Closed for Daycare on Saturdays, and Closed for Daycare on Sundays.
Single day
Five day package
($24.00 per day)
Ten day package
($23.00 per day)
Twenty day package
($22.00 per day)
Month unlimited
($14.00 per day)

Half days

Half day is considered six hours or less.
Single half day
Five half day
($17.00 per 1/2 day)
Ten half day
($16.00 per 1/2 day)
Twenty half day
($14.50 per 1/2 day)
Month half day unlimited
($9.00 per 1/2 day)
All dogs require registration, proof of current vaccinations, and a personality test before their stay. Personality testing is done between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday. ALL vaccinations must be current before testing.

Review Camp requirements
and register online!

Full Service Grooming

We offer full service grooming from a caring, experienced dog groomer.

Imagine your ultimate spa experience. It might include a shower with luxurious shampoos, and a stylist to give you a fresh, new look. But what if the stylist could tell you about your health too? Your pup can get more out of grooming than just a new style. A professional groomer can alert you to your dog’s specific needs, and how to keep their skin and coat in tip-top shape.

Grooming can be as basic as a regular nail trim and filing or Bath & Brush Service to keep your ‘mutt’ super soft and snuggly. Maybe your pup is a fashionista and wants to run with the “best in show” crowd. Poodle trims and sporting clips are available too, or we can create a unique look that lets your pup stand out in the pack.

Our campers never sit in a cage waiting for their appointment. They can be dropped off, play, play, play until they’re dog-tired before getting groomed and beautiful. Afterwards, if there’s time, they can play some more until it’s time to go home. Or if you need to pick up late, your pup can lounge with the groomer until you arrive, so they stay perfectly fluffy. They get a stress free, fun experience and you get a clean, fresh, and tired pup at the end of the day. Talk about convenient!! It’s the ultimate doggie spa treatment.

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. Appointments are recommended.

Jill comes to Camp Run-A-Mutt with 3 years bathing experience & almost 2 years of grooming experience. She has a passion for all dogs & loves to make them look their best. She treats all of her clients as they were her own while she provides their spa time. She loves to groom all dogs big & small, & is looking forward to seeing yours soon!
Follow Jill on Instagram to check out her clients! @jillbartelslovellgroom

Grooming rates

*all grooming clients must be up to date on the following vaccinations: Rabies, Bordetella, Parvo, Distemper & CIV
Puppy Starter Groom
Includes: Bath, dry, brush, mani/pedi, anal glands, clean & pluck ears, face, feet & sani trim *Must be 1st groom & be under 6 months of age*
Under 20 lbs
21-50 lbs
51 lbs & up
Includes: Bath, dry, mani/pedi, anal glands, clean & pluck ears & brush out
Small Breed (Under 20 lbs)
Shih Tzu, Pekingese, Bichon, Yorkshire Terrier, Dachshund, Maltese, Lhasa Apso
Medium Breed (21-40 lbs)
Shetland Sheepdog, Cocker Spaniel, Springer Spaniel, Wheaten Terrier, Cockapoo, Standard Schnauzer
Large Breed (41-60 lbs)
Golden Retriever, Giant Schnauzer, Portuguese Water Dog, Airedale Terrier, Labrador Retriever, Husky, German Shepherd, Collie, Chow Chow, Irish Setter
X-Large Breed (61-100 lbs)
Great Pyrenees, Swiss Mountain Dog, Rottweiler, Akita, Malamute, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bloodhounds
XX-Large Breed (101 lbs & up)
Bullmastiffs, Cane Corso, Newfoundland, Great Dane, Saint Bernard, Irish Wolfhound
Squeaky Clean
Includes: Bath, dry, mani/pedi with pad trim, anal glands, clean & pluck ears, brush out, outline trim & clean up
Under 20 lbs
21-40 lbs
41-60 lbs
61-100 lbs
101 lbs & up
Bow Chicka BowWow
Includes: Bath, dry, mani/pedi with pad trim, anal glands, clean & pluck ears, blueberry facial, brush out, & full groom/hair cut
Under 20 lbs
21-50 lbs
51-75 lbs
76-100 lbs
101 lbs & up
Additional Services
Mani/Pedi with Pad Trim
Ears Plucked/Cleaned or Teeth Brushing
Trims or De-Shed
Sani Trim, Feet Trim, or Face Trim
Blueberry Facial
Basic Bath
Shampoo, Condition & Light Blow-dry. Price varies per the size of dog.
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Obedience Classes

Our dog training classes are based on positive reinforcement.

Camp Run-A-Mutt believes positive reinforcement training is the only way to go. The positive reinforcement method rewards the dog (by praise, treat or clicker) when desired behavior happens. It's a tried and true method which humans, dogs and Camp Run-A-Mutt prefer.

We offer group training classes that are great for puppies and younger dogs who need a little more practice with the basics such as walking on a loose leash, coming on command, “sit” and “stay.” One thing we know to be true at Camp Run-A-Mutt is you CAN teach old dogs new tricks, so group classes are available for all campers (and non-campers!).

Sign up today, it's easy as "sit, stay"

Camp Run-A-Mutt’s cage free daycare, along with our obedience classes are a winning combination for just about 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 training so that’s why our classes are designed to teach the humans as well as the dogs.

Our trainer Roxy Anderson with Finishing School for Dogs is a graduate of Animal Behavior College in Santa Clarita, CA, with over 14 years of experience. She is a certified professional animal trainer, as well as an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. She is also member of Pet Professionals Force Free Guild and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. 

For inquiries, please see a  Camp Run-A-Mutt front desk employee, or contact Roxy directly at 319-215-3336 (call or text) or by email at

Rates & info

Dog obedience class rates.

Head Start - Puppy

Head Start - Puppy
$160 for 6 weeks
Tuesday, November 10th at 6:30pm
For puppies between 8 and 14 weeks old. Covers basic skills such as sit & down, come and leash up, off leash heel, basic stay and more!
All puppies must have completed at least one round of puppy shots

Grade School - Basic Manners

Grade School - Basic Manners
$160 for 6 weeks
Thursday, November 12th at 6:30pm
Covers basic skills such as waiting at doors, come & leash up, loose-leash walking, leave it and more!

Junior High - Intermediate

Junior High - Intermediate
$160 for 6 weeks
Saturday, November 14th @ 9am
Covers more advanced training such as calmly passing by other dogs, waiting at the door with distractions, staying with distractions & distance and more!

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