DePAW Happenings for October!

"The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog." - M.K. Clinton

**SPECIAL HOURS NOTICE for this weekend, Saturday & Sunday 10/8-10/9 **
CLOSED for drop-off services including bathing, professional grooming, and daycare.

We will only be open for Boarding Pick-up/Drop-offs on Saturday from 7-9am & 5-6pm, and Sunday from 7-9pm.


Top Reasons to bring your dog to DePAW for Daycare:

1. Exercise, exercise, and more exercise
2. Socialization with other dogs for better behavior
3. They get to make new friends
4. Expert supervised playtime
5. Relief from boredom and loneliness
6. More bathroom breaks while your away from home
7. Reasonable rates
8. Lots-n-lots of loving attention from our staff

Check our FB PAGE for photos of doggie DePAW! Click Here

BOGO is in full swing at DePAW:

Buy One Bath, Get One Free Nail Trim until Nov.15

No appointment necessary but preferred. Baths are great at end of their boarding stay or daycare day of playing with with their doggie friends!

DePAW out and about in the Community:

Come on out for the Geneva Park District Event and say hello to DePAW there!

Howl 'O Ween Dog Parade hosted by Geneva Park District


Peck Farm Park 4038 Kaneville Rd
Geneva, IL 60134

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Bring your dogs and dress-to-impress at Peck Farm Park's FREE Howl 'O Ween Dog Parade! Prizes will be awarded for most creative, funniest, and scariest costumes.

Line-up is at 1:15 pm in front of the Peck House. The parade begins promptly at 1:30 pm.

Click here to visit Geneva Park District site


DePAW congratulates our very own Chad Mackin for his induction into the IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals) Membership Hall of Fame! We are so very proud of him and so very fortunate to have him here at DePAW to provide our furry clients and their owners with the best possible training solutions!

Check out his Dog Training Conversations - Trainer Podcast by clicking here:


For more info on TRAINING at DePAW, Click Here

2016 Halloween Pet Costume Photo Contest:

DePAW is having a Halloween Pet Costume Photo Contest beginning Monday October 9.

We will begin taking photo submissions via email to through October 19.

We will then post all the entries on our FB page by October 20th and open the voting to our FB friends to vote on their favorite photo by hitting "LIKE" on the pets photo. You can share the post with your friends and encourage them to vote for your pet and their favorite photo. The most LIKED photo will win the contest! We will have voting open through the 30th and then announce the winner on Halloween, October 31st.

Winner will receive $150 value DePAW Goodie Gift Basket with toys, treats (pet and human), goodies, and gift certificate included!

Submission guidelines:
*Pets only in the photo
*email photos to and be sure to include pets name, your name, and phone number for contacting if you are a winner
*One photo per household
*DePAW staff is ineligible to submit entries
*Winner will be contacted via phone and email to come in and claim their prize

Please visit our FB Event Page for more info!


DePAW is nearly full for boarding reservations already for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. We encourage you to make your reservation soon to ensure your spot as we fill up relatively fast. You may get a head start on the necessary paperwork by visiting our website or calling 630.232.8663. DePAW has been voted one of the BEST Pet Kennels for the past 5 years in a row by the community due to our attentive, caring, and educated staff ready to give you peace of mind as a pet owner during their stay. Your pet will enjoy clean, spacious, climate controlled surroundings and receive plenty of affection, attention, and exercise from our dedicated staff. Come on in for a tour of our facility and let us answer all your questions on how we will give your pet a safe and happy boarding experience.


BRIDGING THE GAP - October 8 & 9
with Sarah Fulcher & Chad Mackin.

DePAW is proud to be hosting Bridging the Gap this weekend and looking forward to seeing everyone who has signed up! This is part of DePAW's commitment to continuing education for our staff, clients, fellow canine professionals, and trainers.

Due to this fun and informative educational opportunity being hosted at DePAW this Saturday and Sunday 10/8 & 10/9, we will be CLOSED for drop-off services including bathing, professional grooming, and daycare on these days.

We will only be open for Boarding Pick-up/Drop-offs only Saturday from 7-9am & 5-6pm, and Sunday from 7-9pm.


DePAW has yet another educational opportunity for our clients on Canine Nutrition, October 17 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm. This is a FREE class! Please RSVP so we have an idea on attendance by calling 630.232.8663, emailing, or stop in and inform our front desk.

Learn about canine nutrition from an expert, ask questions, learn about pros/cons of raw diets, and find out what the best diet may be for your dog.

We hope to see you then!

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DePAW University, Canine Campus, located at 100 S. Glengarry Dr. Geneva, IL 60134, wants to thank you for bringing your furry family members to us to care for each and every day! We welcome any feedback on how we are doing and how we can help serve you and your pet better!