DePAW Fall Happenings

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this." - Terry Pratchett

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." - Robert A. Heinlein

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans." - James Herriot

** Holiday Closing Notice: DePAW will be CLOSED on THANKSGIVING DAY for our regular services of Training, Boarding Pick-Up/Drop-off's, Daycare, and Grooming. We hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving and we are thankful to you all for being valued clients and allowing us to care for your pets!

"BOGO" Buy One Bath, Get One Free Nail Trim

Do not miss out on our offer of a FREE $10 nail trim when you purchase a regular bath! This offer ends November 15. Appointments are not necessary, but recommended.

Looking for "the Works" in the way of a professional groom that includes ear cleaning, ear hair removal, sanitary shave (stomach, armpits, inner thighs and rear), nail trim, paw pads trimmed and external anal gland expression, and even a blueberry facial? BUBBLES AND BARKS Professional Grooming with Shauna is here at DePAW. Click Here or call 630.232.8663 to discuss pricing and make an appointment. Holidays are coming and so are all those relatives so don't hesitate to get your pooch picture perfect!

Winner of the Pet Halloween Costume Contest

Congratulations to "Diva" the sassy barking taco, owned by Lily Contreras Reyes, on winning our 2016 DePAW Halloween Pet Costume Contest by getting 110 "likes" on Facebook! She won a doggie goodie basket valued at $150 with toys, treats, and $75 Gift Certificate. Thank you to everyone who submitted photos of their pets and participating in the contest.

Howl-a-day Meals for Thanksgiving Boarders

Attention DePAW clients with Thanksgiving Day Boarding reservations already confirmed, if you have not had the chance to select a Howl-a-day meal for your pooch, please call us at 630.232.8663 or email: if you would like to treat your pooch to a delicious and HEALTHY meal on Thanksgiving Day while you are enjoying your own feast!

Small dinner $12.99 - Large dinner $15.99.

These are fresh cooked 3 Course Dinners made with no seasonings, no spices, no oils or butters, etc. Just natural and includes foods such as yogurt, ground turkey, carrots, green beans, sweet potato, doggie cookie or ice cream.

DePAW in the Community:

DePAW wants to thank the Geneva Park District and Peck Farm for hosting this years Howl 'O Ween Dog Parade on October 29. We were so thrilled to sponsor this event alongside Anderson Animal Shelter! Prizes were awarded for most creative, funniest, and scariest costumes. Fun was had by all humans, young and old, and furry four-leggers on such a beautiful day!


Our upcoming course beginning Nov.13 on Sundays @1:30pm is now FILLED! We are looking forward to meeting all the new humans and pooches signed up! Reminder the first day of class is for HUMANS ONLY for instructional purposes.

We have 4 remaining spots for the Wednesday nights nine week course beginning Nov. 30th - Jan. 25 @ 7:30pm. No class Dec. 25th & Jan.1st. Please call 630.232.8663 or email today to reserve your spot!

Dog agility is a popular canine sport in which a handler directs a dog through a variety of obstacles such as a tunnel, teeter-totter, weave poles, pause table, and standard jumps. Great way to have some fall fun, exercise, meet new people, and bonding time with your dog.

TRAINING with Chad at DePAW:

Looking for Private Lessons, Board & Train, Daily Train, or Refresher training for your dog? DePAW believes there is no "one size fits all" approach to training. This is why we offer a variety of programs and training approaches to suit any dog/owner team. Regardless of your goals, your dog's age or your background, we have a program that can help you and your dog!

Chad has been the recipient of numerous titles and training awards from all over the country, Canada, and the UK. He is also the host (along with trainer Jay Jack) of DOG TRAINING CONVERSATIONS if you would like to learn more about your dog from this great trainer podcast.

Chad also provides the community with a Tuesday Training Tip every Tuesday on our FB page that has been helping many viewers and receiving many "thanks"! Click Here to visit our FB page and look for the Tuesday Training Tip Series.

Certified Animal Chiropractor at DePAW:

Chiropractic is a gentle, holistic approach to health care for your pet which analyzes and treats dysfunction of the spine and joints. Just like chiropractic care for people, Animal Chiropractic is centered around the nervous system and returning the body to it's healthiest state possible. Chiropractic care can help with musculoskeletal pain such as back/neck, extremity, and jaw pain, temperament & behavioral changes, incontinence, digestion problems, plus many more pet ailments. Dr. Stephanie J. Boehm is a Licensed Chiropractic Physician & Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy therapist. Appointments can be made while your pet is at DePAW for your convenience. Please visit her website for more info, email her at, or call 630.815.8144

DePAW suggestions for local Fall Off-Leash Hikes with your dog:

1. Aurora West Forest Preserve, a 715-acre property, was part of the historical “Sugar Grove” in the early years of Kane County.

2. Fox River Bluff straddles the Fox River in St. Charles. The portion on Route 31, along the west shoreline of the Fox River, is known as Fox River Bluff West Forest Preserve

3. Regole Forest Preserve - This 20-acre preserve is a cooperative effort with the Saint Charles Park District, and makes up part of the Eastside Sports Complex.

4. Schweitzer Woods is located at 16N690 Sleepy Hollow Road in Dundee. The preserve is located at Illinois Route 72 and Sleepy Hollow Road. This preserve is an approved off-leash dog area.

Click Here for more info on these areas

Need some helpful hints about "what to pack" when you go on long walks/hikes with your dog? Check out this website for helpful hints.

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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!