Playful Pooch is Five Star rated!

Playful Pooch is Five Star rated! Click here to see what our customers have to say.

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Playful Pooch has added more turf! Our third outside play area now has turf for all the small dogs and puppies that come to Playful Pooch. It's great for little paws and the dogs love to play on it! With this added area we now have turf in all play areas outside! If you have a small dog, please consider us for your daycare and boarding needs.



Just click here to join The Pooch family!  Following a successful evaluation day we'll finalize those daycare or boarding plans for your pooch! For more information, please give us a call at 720-941-7529 and send your faxes to 303-565-1915.   

Pooch Of The Week
Pooch of the Week: Girlie!


Girlie is our Pooch of the Month for November. She is an energetic and athletic shepherd mix and the staff loves her! She began coming to the Pooch in 2014 and loves to play with the other dogs as long as she can! She loves people too! Thank you Girlie for coming to Playful Pooch!

We Are Accredited

Playful Pooch Dog Daycare & Boarding is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Pet Day Care in Denver CO

Colorado Association of Dog Daycares Gold Standard Accredited
Member of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association

Have you ever wondered how popular your dog’s name may be?  According to research conducted by Veterinary Pet Insurance in 2013,  the following represent the top five male and female names for pets.  

Male:                                  Female:

Max                                    Bella
Buddy                                 Molly
Rocky                                 Lucy
Bailey                                 Maggie
Jake                                   Daisy


Playful Pooch is proud to announce that its Gold Standard of Accreditation has recently been extended by the Colorado Association of Dog Daycare (CADD).  What exactly does this mean for you?  Well, CADD encourages its members to reach for a "a standard of excellence beyond the requirements for state licensure".  The regular, or standard, licensure covers facility-related criteria, such as "construction materials, space requirements and sanitation, but not behavioral evaluation of client dogs, or staff experience and training."  Each of these criterion is described in detail on CADD's website, which can be accessed at

The Gold Standard Accreditation is awarded to "demonstrate [a] a facility's commitment to provide the highest level of professional dog management and care."  There is an extensive application process that is required in order to receive this designation.  The criteria for the accreditation go as follows:

Behavioral assessment standards for client dogs
Staff training protocol
Primary staff trainer qualifications
Continuing education requirements
Annual pet first aid training

This is just another example of how The Pooch constantly strives to provide your pet the best in care in a safe and clean environment!

As evidence of our ongoing commitment to our customers and their pets, Playful Pooch was named a winner of a Gold Star Certificate from BBB (Better Business Bureau) Denver/Boulder, 2012 - for having no complaints in a three-year period!

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