'Tis the Season at DePAW!

"Dear Santa Paws, please bring me squeaky toys and treats, NO CLOTHES! I repeat, NO CLOTHES!" - Gizmo

"Dear Santa, define the difference between 'naughty' and 'nice' again?" - Fido

** Holiday Closing Notice: DePAW will be CLOSING on Christmas Eve at 1:00PM and New Year's Eve at 1:00PM

We will be CLOSED Christmas Day and CLOSED New Years Day for our regular services of Office,Training, Boarding Pick-Up/Drop-off's, Daycare, and Grooming. Our staff will only be on-site to care for our boarding guests. We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your family and friends!


Howl-a-day Meals for Thanksgiving Boarders
was well received by the pups and we're doing it again on Christmas Day!

Thanksgiving Day Howl-a-day meals were well received by our precious pups whom we had the privilege of caring for on Thanksgiving Day. Lots of love went into the 53 home cooked meals and it was worth it to see all the happy "clean" plates and full happy pup bellies! Visit our FB page for more photos of this event.

** NOTE: We are booking up fast for boarding reservations for the Christmas break, please do not hesitate to book your pets stay with us by calling 630.232.8663 today.

We will happily be serving these Howl-a-day meals again on Christmas Day to our boarders. Clients with Christmas 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: info@depawK9campus.com if you would like to treat your pooch to a delicious- home cooked- HEALTHY meal on Christmas Day. For new reservations being made, please request your Howl-a-day meal at time of reservations.

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.

Bubbles and Barks Professional Grooming

DePAW not only offers basic baths and nail trims, but has a full service professional grooming salon located onsite. Bubbles and Barks Professional Grooming with Shauna has won community awards for her efforts and wants to help you make your pooch huggable and kissable for the holidays! Spots are filling up fast for the upcoming holiday, so book early by calling 630.232.8663

DePAW Holiday Giving Opportunities

DePAW would like to give you some holiday giving opportunities to consider that can help our K9's in need in the community.

1. Saveavet.org: Save-A-Vet helps rescue military & law enforcement working dogs & other service animals from being put down when their service to country & community is done, and to provide housing and relief for disabled veterans who help take care of them. 501(c)3 charity.

2. H.E.L.P.: Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets -
H.E.L.P. obtains veterinary care, food and shelter for stray and abandoned cats and dogs until they are adopted into loving homes. H.E.L.P. does not have a facility. The animals live in volunteers' homes. Foster care benefits the animal and the potential adopter, as it allows H.E.L.P. to work on health or behavioral issues while providing a safe, healthy, happy environment until a cat or dog is adopted. 501(c)3 charity

** DePAW will be collecting monetary donations made payable directly to Saveavet.org and H.E.L.P. during the month of December at our facility and DePAW will match the donations up to $500 in total when presenting to the charity. Stay tuned to announcements of these wonderful organizations visiting DePAW soon to provide more info to our clients as they visit DePAW.

3. Anderson Animal Shelter - Supply Wish List
DePAW K9 Campus has always been a drop spot for Anderson Animal Shelter and they are always in need of pet supplies for their wonderful organization. Please click here to view their SUPPLY WISH LIST and items can be taken directly to their facility or dropped off at DePAW for our client's convenience.

4. MoveAmericaForward.org -K9 Care Packages for Military Working Dog Teams:
Move America Forward recognizes and honors the Military Working Dog as an essential part of the team fighting the war on terror. Since 2010, MAF has been supporting military working dogs and their handlers currently serving overseas by sending specialized K-9 Care Packages.


We have couple remaining spots for the Wednesday nights nine week course beginning tomorrow Nov. 30th - Jan. 25 @ 7:30pm. No class Dec. 25th & Jan.1st. Please call 630.232.8663 or email info@depawK9campus.com 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

Worried about your pooch jumping up on all those out-of-town guests as they arrive with arms full of green bean casserole and brightly wrapped packages? Is your pup one that you don't trust around guests so you keep them in a kennel when company is over? Never fear, Chad is here! There is no better time to teach your pup manners so they are well behaved for the holidays and guest entertaining. Sign up for a free Meet & Greet with our award winning trainer, Chad Mackin, to discuss issues you may be having and what type of training would best serve you, your pup, and family. Call us at 630.232.8663, CLICK HERE to visit our training webpage, or email info@depawK9campus.com

DePAW Holiday Gift Baskets & Gift Certificates make a great gift for the pet owner!

DePAW can custom make a gift basket for any pet owner, canine or feline, for the holidays. Toys, treats, and a gift certificate in the denomination of your choice is a perfect gift for any pet owner or someone asking for a new puppy from Santa! Please allow 2 business days from time of ordering to pick up.

DePAW announces slight price increase that will take effect January 1, 2017

Dear Valued DePAW Client,

Thank you for being such a valued, loyal, and consistent customer of DePAW University, Canine Campus. Your satisfaction is very important to us and we hope we have been very successful in providing you with excellent customer service and products so far. Due to increases in expenses, such as hiring additional trained staff to care for your fur babies, additional services being offered on-site, taxes, equipment, rent, etc., we need to raise some of our prices slightly by $1. This increase will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.

Our first aim is to please our customers and continue to provide the quality of service the community has come to expect from DePAW. We are confident you will find this slight price increase quite reasonable and still very competitive to the area. Please feel free to inquire with any questions by emailing
info@depawk9campus.com ,

Warm Regards,

The Animal Loving Staff at DePAW

DePAW will give you $3 credit to take our survey

At DePAW we believe life never stops teaching so why would we ever stop learning? Whether you are a pet owner or pet care professional, DePAW strives to educate on a variety of dog behavior topics to not only create more responsible pet owners, but raise the bar in the pet care industry. We continually learn more on various dog topics including behavior, relationships, body language, health, safety, etc. and it is our passion to share that knowledge in the community.

Current DePAW Clients - Please CLICK HERE to be taken directly to our Educational Topic Survey and when you fill out your name and dogs name at the end, we will add a $3 credit to your account. Potential DePAW Clients - please come on in and try our services and bring a copy of your survey printed out and we will take $3 off your bill.

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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!