Dog School is so much more than Philadelphia's original dog daycare.


Founded in 1998, Dog School is Philadelphia's oldest doggie daycare and we've been around this long for more than a few good reasons. More than anything though, what really sets us apart is how we care about your dog like they're our own.

That's why we now offer a walking service and overnight boarding. We want to be there for your dog (and you) 24/7, whatever and whenever your needs are. We've always felt like we were a second family to the dogs who come to school, and now we can be.

No matter what level of care you're looking for, Dog School can offer you any and all of the services your dog needs to be happy, healthy, and awesome. Our daycare service is supplemented with the best boarding facility in town, and we have amazing dog walkers that can pretty much be a personal assistant to your dog if that's what you need.

Whether you only want a few hours of daycare per week or you need us to do pretty much everything except snuggle with your dog on the couch at night (and sometimes even that), we've got you covered. We're not just a daycare, or a dog walker, or whatever.

We're your dog's second family.


Doggy Day Care

Doggy day care is the best way to make sure your dog stays active while you're at work. Instead of just taking a bathroom break at lunch, they can spend all day wrestling with friends, chasing balls, and practicing sprints. No couch potatoes here!

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Dog Walking

Our dog walkers make life as easy as possible for you. Besides walks, they'll take your dog to daycare, the vet or groomer, and even pick up dog food for you. Plus, you get permanent time slots so there's no need to worry about scheduling each week.

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Overnight Boarding

Our staff isn’t just there for your dog during the day—they’ll take them home at night too! With our in-home boarding, your pup will be treated like family while you’re away. And, they’ll go to daycare all day instead of being cooped up in a kennel.

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The Dog School Blog

Musings about dogs and a look inside the world of dog day care, from humans who spend more time with puppies than people. Of course, we let some of the dogs write guest posts every now and then, so you get their perspective too. It's only fair.

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