Doggie Day Kamp & Boarding 

 6130 Melody Rd. NE  Canton, Ohio   44721

Please limit phone calls Mon-Sat 9am - 6pm (330) 324-4700

Owned & Operated by a Veteran Family




 Dog Day Care

Kennels/ Boarding

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We are fully booked until July 6th.

When you need to be away overnight, for the weekend, or a few weeks, let us take care of your dog(s).  Your dogs are walked twice a day at no additional charge.  They are walked once in the morning and a leasurely walk in the evening.  These walks are in addition to the many breaks throughtout the day.  After a full day of play time and relaxation at Doggie Day Kamp we will serve dinner and bed your dog(s) down with fresh water and relaxing music. There is TV if they prefer instead of radio.  We have a nice warm fireplace for them in the winter and AC in the summer. There is no extra charges for these activities because we believe it is all a part of keeping your dog happy and comfortable during their stay with us. Click here to view our guests on Facebook.   

Overnight Boarding =  $28.00 per night per dog.    

Payments; Pre-payments can made from home by email.  Ask us for more details. 

We accept Cash, Checks, Debit Card, and Credit Cards.

2.75% will be added to your bill for credit card fee (PayPal charges 3%). The fee for a returned check is $35.00 (subject to change).


*We board 24/7 ..... everyday of the year,  but RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED!  There is no deposit required to make reservations - except around the holidays.  Book your reservations today call or email

  * Business Hours  9:00am to 5:00pm    

Due to Covid19 ALL drop offs & Pick ups must be handled in the parking lot.  Please wear a mask.

** Drop off TIMES **

Mon - Sat; Drop off times are between 9:00am - 11:00am and/or 3:00pm - 5:00pm.   If you are in need of additional arrangements please call us.  Reservations required.

Sunday;  Drop off times are between 11:00am -12:00 and 4:00pm - 5:00pm.   Reservations required.

Package Rates

Gift Certificates are also available call for more details


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*** We ask that you please stay with our drop off & pick up times.   This allows us the time that we need to give our 4 legged guests plenty of attention and uninterupted play time.  

Breakfast and dinner are included in the cost of any overnight stay.  We will serve our house kibble, Purina Dog Chow, or you can provide us with your kibble.  ** We recommend you bring your own dog food so your dog(s) will stay on their regular food. It is always better to keep your dog(s) on the same food. 

** Pick up TIMES **

Mon - Sat; Pick up times are between 9:00am - 11:00am and/or 3:00pm - 5:00pm.  There is a $10.00 (+ $5.00 for each additional dog) 1/2 day fee added for the afteroon 3:00pm-5:00pm pick ups.  If unable to pick up by 5:00pm you will need to schedule a pick up for the following day. 

Sunday;  Pick Up times are between 11:00 - 12:00 and 4:00pm - 5:00pm There is a $10.00 (+ $5.00 for additional dog) 1/2 day fee added on for the afternoon 4:00pm-5:00pm pick ups.   If unable to pick up by 5:00pm you will need to schedule a pick up for the following day. 

*** We ask that you please stay with our drop off & pick up times.   This allows us the time that we need to give our 4 legged guests plenty of attention and uninterupted play time.



  Use the "Buy Now" button below to enter a price not listed above. Another way to pay with your credit card is, we can  invoice you by email.  (You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay)

*** Holiday Rates *** 

 Your dog(s) must be dropped-off the day before the Holiday by 11am.  There are No Drop-offs or Pick-ups the day of the Holiday. (Your dog(s) must stay two nights).  Regular rates apply.   Here is a list of the Holidays; * New Years Day;   * Easter;  * Memorial Day;  * July 4th  * Labor Day;  * Thanksgiving Day;  *Christmas Day.  When reserving any of these dates, we do require a $25.00 deposit which is non-refundable.  This guarantees your spot and allows us time to staff and to make the proper  accommodations for them.  If you have any questions please call or email us.

 If you have any questions or concerns please call between the hours of 9:00am - 5:00pm.  If no answer please leave a message as we may be busy with our 4 legged guests.  We will return your call asap.

We offer Day care for dogs without boarding.  Please click here Doggie Day Care for more information.  We now have 4 outside play areas 4 our 4 legged guests.  Click on Tour Outside to view them.

Treat your dog to a  "nice oatmeal bath" with conditioner and we will brush them out for only $20.00 when they stay overnight or when they use our Day Care.  We have "Groomers Best" equipment..... only the best for our guests.

Click onto Basic Bathing for more information. 


*We have Notary Public service available by appointment.

We wash, feed, & walk dogs on scheduled times throughout the day.  Due to this we ask that all drop-offs, pick-ups, & tours be done by appointment only (Reservations Required). Thanks for understanding.


Inside DDK

  Call or email your reservations to; or  call us; (330) 324-4700   -  We offer;

  • Spacious, immaculately clean kennels.
  • Lots and lots of personal attention  and play time both indoors and outdoors. 
  • Morning walk and a leisurely walk in the evening.
  • 2 meals a day and a snack at bedtime.
  • Climate control play and sleeping areas.
  • Fresh cool water, reverse osmosis, is served all day indoors & outdoors. Nothing but the best to keep them hydrated and happy.

We all know that there is no place like home, so we will work very hard to take special care of your dog.  

You can fill out the paper work when you arrive, you can email us and request the paper work at; or to save time you can click here for "WordPaper work or click here for "PDF" Paper work and print the forms out now. 

Boarding Check List Just a few reminders when you board with us.  We recommend that you bring your own dog food in order to keep your dog(s) on the same diet.  Write the dog(s) name on the bag.  Please do not bring any bowls.  We use stainsteel bowls and they are washed after every meal.  If you bring a blanket please have your dog(s) names on it and make sure it can be machined washed.  We do provide blankets for their bedrooms.  Please limit the amount of toys.  If it has been a while since they have been with us, please bring a copy of their current vet records.  If your phone number has changed in the past year please update us upon arrival. 

Doggie Day Kamp Policies

Age:  All dogs must be 6 months or older for boarding and/or day care.  They must be current on their shots atleast 2 weeks prior to boarding.

All dogs must be spayed or neutered.

Health: All dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations, administered at least two week before boarding (DHLP, Rabies, and Bordetella (kennal cough).  Owners are required to provide proof of vaccinations.  Kennel cough is a risk for dogs in a group setting.  Rabie shots are reqiured for puppies over 6 months of age. Owners are asked to certify their pet is in good health and has not been ill with a communicable condition.  Upon admission, all dogs must be free from any condition, which could potentially jeopardize other guests.  All Dogs must be current on all vacinations, including the Bordatella vacine administered atleast 2 weeks prior to boarding. If dog is started on antibiotics for a contagious illness, a 5 day window is required. 

All dogs should be current on flee preventative treatments as prescribed by manufactures recommended frequency.  

Should medical attention be reqiured as deemed by Doggie Day Kamp, a resonable attempt will be made to notify owner prior to transportation to the veterinarian. 

 Behavior:  All dogs must be non-aggressive.  Owners will be asked to certify that their pet has not harmed or shown any aggressive or threatening behavior towards any person or any other dog(s).  Please remember that your pet will be spending time with other pets and the saftey and health of all animals is our main concern.  A collar with ID tags is required.

*** Holidays are by reservations only  and deposits are required.  Book early as we have limited space. 

Relaxing time 

 If you have any questions or concerns please email us at;     Below is a map of our location.  Not far from the Akron/Canton Airport. Directions from #77 take exit #112 (Shuffel Rd exit) go 1/2 mile and turn right onto Pittsburg, then go 1/2 mile turn left onto Applegrove, go 3.3 miles turn right onto Market, go 1 mile turn left onto Easton, go 1 mile turn right onto Melody and we are 1/4 mile down on the left.


    Dog Licenses are designed to assist in the location and return of a lost pet. Dog license are to be renewed between December 1st and January 31st each year. During this time period the cost is $14.00 per license. If you do not purchase your license during the December-January period, an additional $14.00 late fee is charged. Any dog over the age of 3 months must have a license. If you are new to the State of Ohio or you have just obtained a new dog, please make sure to get your license within 30 days and it will be only $14.00. Visit Stark Co. at 110 Central Plz S # 220 in Canton, OH 44702-1410 for a dog license. Call (330) 451-7354     


Stark County Humane Society

Stark County Dog Warden

Animal Poison Control Center: 888-426-4435.

 American Kennel Club