Details & Guidelines

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Toy Breed Dog Daycare and Overnight Care

Retreat Details & Guidelines



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Specializing in the toy breeds; the tiny, teeny and itty-bitty fur-baby family members. We adhere to the strict philosophy that your pampered pup is your special little fur-baby and as such they need to be handled with care in an environment that embraces their uniquely little needs.

We hope to see you soon!
Please call for your complimentary consultation and tour. 425.750.4196
By Appointment Only – Lynnwood, WA.
Limited Capacity – Reservation Required

Available Weekdays, Weekends & Holidays!
– Restrictions May Apply –
Licensed & Insured.
Pups must be under 15 pounds to participate.



To ensure your pup has a great time all participants are required to attend a complimentary consultation designed to allow your pup time to acclimate. *This is required prior to any care.

Your private consultation gives you, the pup-parent time to ask questions, view our indoor and outdoor spaces as well as talk with us about your fur-baby’s specific needs and habits. Space is limited, we only take a few pups at a time, and we do not accept all pups: therefore your pups temperament, general social awareness, age, special needs and/or breeding will determine your fur-baby’s eligibility. Our facility is a unique, open environment and is not suitable for some dog personalities and/or temperaments; restriction may apply.

Each fur-baby will receive paperwork on their consultation day for them to fill out and bring back on their reserved drop-off day.

Your fur-baby is required to return both their paperwork as well as their proof of current vaccinations on their drop-off day. No exceptions.

To reserve your space, half of your trips duration is paid at your consultation, the remainder is paid at time of drop-off.

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Retreat Guidelines

Here at the LITTLE DOG RETREAT TM your little furry family member will find the best in-home care, away from home. We are a crate and kennel free alternative from the traditional care facility while you work or play. Little dog owners now have the choice of a fun and caring environment for your little fur-baby while you are away for both work and play.

We are a family owned and operated and are licensed and insured. Our staff is also trained and certified in Canine CPR and First Aid with the American Red Cross.

Packaged Care
All payments are non-refundable. Pre-arranged, packaged care requires a deposit of 50% of the duration for your pups stay to reserve your space. All packages are paid in full (remaining funds after initial deposit) at the first drop-off day. A $25 late fee is charged at pickup for all funds not paid in full on drop off day. No credit is issued for canceled or altered trips.

You may pay with check. We do not accept credit cards at this time. If your check does not clear we will charge you an additional $105 fee. If needed, we will take legal action. There are no refunds or extensions for packages.

We are available, subject to restrictions on all standard holidays including, New Years Eve, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, however we are closed for drop-off and pick-up on these dates. There is an additional fee of $10 + the standard rate for your trips duration for overnight care on the holiday itself; standard rates apply for days before and after the holiday.

Drop-off and pick-up by reservation only. We are closed by 6 p.m. If your pup is not picked up your pup will stay for overnight care and pay their pick-up cost + $30 prior day daycare and $40 for a single overnight care for one full night =$70due; unless pre-arranged and agreed upon by staff.

You are required to accompany your dog into our facility at time of drop-off. All dogs must arrive with a collar and leash plus tags.


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Extended Care

We offer extended care for all of our pup patrons. If you are traveling with a business, family care or educational Visa and will be gone for more than 4 weeks overseas to Europe, Asia or the Middle East we are happy to care for your pup for longer durations of time. We do require a minimum of 3 daycare prep days prior to your extended care plus one overnight stay of 2 days to properly prepare your pups for such a long stay. This ensures that your pup(s) realize that you are definatly coming back for them and prevents separation anxiety.

We understand that toy breeds sometimes have special medical needs. Our fur-baby guests who require medication pay an extra $1 per occurrence. All prescription medications will need to be pre-arranged and pills that require alterations (cut) will need to be prepared in advance. Feel free to call for questions or details.

You will need to provide food for your pup for their entire stay. In the event, that your pup runs out of food; a fee of $5 per Day ($2.50 breakfast + $2.50 dinner) will be added to your pups stay and payment is required at time of pick-up.

Sanitary Bands/Panties
Male dogs who are not able to control their territorial markings indoors are required to ware a sanitary band (belly band) while indoors. Females in heat are required to ware sanitary diapers/panties while at our facility. All patrons are required to provide the proper sanitary items for their fur-babies.

Intact Pups
We respect the right for pup-parents to keep their tiny and toy breed dogs intact (i.e. un-neutered or un-spayed) for potential breeding and or show-dog events. However, those attending who are intact will require a sanitary pad with panty for females and a belly band for males. Please note, limited and/or seasonal access and/or restrictions may apply; call for more details.

Fur-baby Safety
The safety of your fur-baby is our top priority! For this reason, our facility is equipped with Canine First Aid kits and canine ear thermometers. These items and more are available to make sure your furry family members stay happy and healthy while in our care. Plus, our staff has been trained in K-9 CPR and First Aid with the American Red Cross. In addition, to ensure all pups are able to safely play, we only accept pups who are able to interact in a social environment with fellow fur-babies. sanitary diapers/panties while at our facility. All patrons are required to provide the proper sanitary items for their fur-babies.

All pups must be at least 6 months in age and have completed their full puppy series of vaccinations to participate.

Dog Health
All fur-babys must be clean and in good health with the exception of pre-arranged, post surgical situations. Your fur-baby must be free of any condition which could potentially jeopardize other guests and certify that your pet has not been ill in the last 30 days. In the event that we discover that your pup has any of the following they will be immediately removed from our retreat group and the will be crated. We will make every effort to contact you or your alternate pickup person. Including, but not limited to: worms, parasites, unusually strong genital odor, mites, worts, oral sores, kennel cough, and/or blood-borne pathogens.

Each fur-baby is subject to a flea comb test during their initial consultation. We respect the right of each fur-baby parent to utilize their chosen form of preventative flea solution, but all pups must pass our flea comb test and be free of fleas and flea eggs for admittance.

All pups are required to show proof of current vaccinations including: Distemper, Parvo, Parainfluenza, Bordetella and Rabies. We understand the various concerns with vaccination pups so we also accept a current Titer Test (administered within 3 weeks from desired care). A Titer Test is a blood test that shows immunity. Talk with your vet about Titer Test and vaccination options.



Guest Breeds
We specialize in the tiny, toy, teacup, itty-bitty and very little fur-baby. This is a general breed guideline. We do not accept every dog. Pups are admitted on a case-by-case basis and are subject to personality, needs, social skills, training and overall temperament.

All fur-babies must be under 15 pounds to participate. We reserve the right to remove or prohibit access to our facility to any dog and/or fur-baby parent(s).

All Toy, Teacup and Designer Breeds are subject to the same above restrictions.

The following list is a guest breed guideline:

NOTE: *If we have missed your breed and he/she is under 15pounds feel free to call us about his/her particulars. We work on a case-by-case basis with pups. If you have an overweight toy breed that needs more exercise to lose weight or has a thyroid issue please feel free to call us and we can discuss your particular pups circumstances.

American Eskimo
Boston Terrier
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Chihuahua & All Chi mixes
Chinese Crested
English Toy Spaniel
Italian Greyhound
Japanese Chin
Lancashire Heeler
Miniature Pinscher
Pug Mix
Yorkshire Terrier
Terrier mixes
Shiba Inu
Silky Terrier
Tibetan Spaniel
Toy Poodle

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Privacy Policy

All contracts and pup paperwork is kept on-site in our secure daycare space. Outside parties do not have access to such documents. For the safety and privacy of all guess we do not share your personal information, information about your dog or otherwise with other businesses, clients or individuals. We do adhere to all state and federal requirements outlined in WAC and Federal Law.