As one of the first Doggie Daycare facilities on the East coast, our passion for pooches has been getting us out of bed each morning since 1997! We started with a focus on training which culminated into offering many services in our state-of-the-art facility with a team of trainers & caretakers.
We all share the common goal of creating a fun day for your pups while providing a safe and enriching experience, with health, well-being & safety being our top priority. Our dog park features indoor and outdoor play areas, a splash park, a large training room, a puppy play room, a spa, luxurious bedrooms and web cameras.
The Common Dog offers daycare, boarding, training, grooming, and even a shuttle bus to pick up and drop off your pup. The entire facility is cleaned & sanitized daily, and we have hospital grade Hepa filters for cleaner air circulation. Every dog must be vaccinated and pass a social screening with other dogs in order to be a part of our pack.
If you’re dropping off for daycare, please drop off by 10:30am. For boarding, check-in is no later than 12pm and check-out is at 12 noon, thereafter Daycare rates apply. Need to pick up late? No problem, we have late pick-up option until 11pm most days (extra charges apply), just call ahead to schedule.
My name is Laura Donnell and I am the owner and operator of The Common Dog. Along with my family & my amazing crew I feel so privileged to care for your dogs. My passion for working with and caring for dogs has been life-long. As a kid I was always bringing home strays having them named before getting to the front door. As a young woman I was the person at the party sitting with the host’s dog and as a business woman, I was finally able to make my lifelong passion a reality with The Common Dog.
Having started a training internship in 1997, I have spent the last 20 plus years working with and caring for dogs. I am pictured above with my new dog Rhea, a young Belgian Malinois who is as fierce & focused as she looks. Predominantly my husband and I have owned Boxers (absolutely one of my favorite breeds) but I truly love all dogs no matter the size or breed. Thank you for taking the time to meet me & I am so looking forward to meeting you & yours.