Standard Procedure


Please have your Vet fax proof of vaccinations including stool sample results PRIOR to your dog's first day at The Barking Lotto (203) 764-2620.


We will not be able to do the evaluation without this paperwork.
Please keep your dog on leash in our reception area. We will transfer him/her into the play areas. Thank you!

You truly cannot understand the level of love and compassion or the degree of cleanliness and safety without visiting The Barking Lotin person.


The Barking Lot Requirements

The following needs must be met prior to your dog staying with us

All dogs must pass our evaluation/temperament interview by showing non-aggressive behavior towards people and other dogs.


All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations including Rabies, Distemper/Parvo (DHLPP), Bordetella, and a Negative Stool Sample (including Giardia) Every 6 months

Bortetella MUST be given at least 7 days BEFORE staying with us
All dogs must be spayed/neutered 7 months old or earlier

All dogs must be on an active Topical Flea Control program (Ex. Frontline, Advantage).

All dogs must be over 16 weeks old.  Puppies must have the third set of vaccinations completed and a negative stool sample.


All dogs must be in good health and free from any contagious illness or internal parasites.


If your dog is sick, please do not bring him to daycare.


All dogs must wear a quick release collar during their stay to ensure safety
(These can be purchased at The Barking Lot).

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