From 7:45am dogs arrive and are divided into groups according to their size, energy level and play style. First-timers are monitored closely as they meet their new buddies one by one. Our regulars show them the ropes by getting stuck straight into the fun! Excitement levels are high and most puppers are more a blur of fluff than dog at the moment. They spend the morning running, jumping and wrestling while we are close at hand ensuring they are not over stimulated.
Usually around lunch time the dogs are a little worn out and are in need of a bit of a rest and of course some pats and cuddles with our staff. The games subside and the sheep skin mats come out and dogs are encouraged to have a little nap.
By mid afternoon the energy has returned and we are back into the fun. Some games of fetch and some toys to give the dogs minds a good workout. We also run an exposure session each day where we introduce the dogs to different household items and situations that can potentially be scary or unusual for dogs, such as the vacuum, prams, skateboards etc.
Late afternoon we prepare for sad farewells and hope to see our four legged friends again soon. And worn out dogs head home for a nice relaxing, quiet night with the family.
Every moment is captured with photos and then uploaded to our Facebook and Instagram account for our dogs parents to see.