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Featured Campers

We LOVE our Campers! Check out our featured Campers at Camp Bow Wow McHenry. These pups love to play all day in our fun, safe and social environment, and receive lots of love and attention from our Certified Camp Counselors® whether they’re in for day care or boarding.

  • April Camper of the Month

    Coco Hensgen

    Breed: Doberman Pinscher
    Age: 4.5 years old
    Spring is in full swing and we are ecstatic to announce our April Camper of the Month, Coco! Don't let her stoic appearance fool you, she is the sweetest pup around. Coco has a heart of pure gold. Every Counselor has fallen for her charm and gentle disposition. Dogs all flock to be around Coco since she gets along with every dog in the play yard. She loves to help welcome the newbies with kisses and butt wiggles! This is one amazing dog and we are truly lucky to have her as part of our pack. Help us celebrate this one of a kind Dobie, Coco!

  • Pete

    February Camper of the Month

    Pete Pearcy

    Age: 2.5 years
    Breed: Beagle/Hound
    Bio: We cannot wait to TAIL everyone how much we love our February Camper of the Month, Pete Pearcy! This precious boy has been part of our pack for a year and a half now. Pete uses his puppy dog eyes to win over everyone he meets! He started out a little shy and seemed skeptical of so many dogs. But soon learned that he PAW-sitively adored coming to Camp! All his FUR-iends really love to romp and play with this laid-back guy. He never has a bad day especially when he can give his favorite Counselors wet kisses. Pete has really become a big part of our hearts at Camp. Help us share the love for this little Valentine, Pete!

  • Louie

    January Camper of the Month

    Louie Babenko

    Name: Louie Babenko

  • Kodiak Heidenthal

    December Camper of the Month

    Kodiak Heidenthal

    Name: Kodiak Heidenthal
    Breed: Bernese Mountain Dog
    Age: 6 years old
    Bio: The season of joy is upon us and we couldn’t be happier than to highlight our December Camper of the Month! This cavalier canine has been ready to walk himself right in since his first day almost 2 years ago! Kodiak is always ready to lend a paw. Whether it’s escorting his mom in or making everyone smile with those puppy dog eyes, you can count on him. His laid-back personality makes him an ideal dog in any situation. It didn’t take long to become a favorite with the Counselors. They love to watch him clown around in the play yard and just be his goofy self. We are lucky to have such a wonderful dog as part of our pack. Let’s give one last WOOF-ray for Kodiak!

  • Sophie & Stella Tollini

    November Campers of the Month

    Sophie & Stella Tollini

    Breed: Newfoundland
    Age: 4 years old
    Bio: The change of season is in full swing and we are ready to snuggle up to our November Campers of the Month! These larger than life litter-mates are almost identical at first glance. They have been coming to Camp for almost 3 of them now. Sophie and Stella grab attention wherever they go, just look at those gorgeous fur coats! The girls love the winter months and are sometimes the only pups to be playing out in the snow! The Counselors love how happy both Sophie and Stella get to see them. They let out a big woof followed by a bigger smile. We will always make room for our gentle giants to play with the pack! Help us congratulate this dynamic duo.

  • Homer Grezlik

    October Camper of the Month

    Homer Grezlik

    Age: 6 years old
    Breed: Bassett Hound mix
    Fall is in full swing and we are excited to announce our October Camper of the Month! He has been coming to Camp for almost 5 years now. His stature definitely turns heads but doesn’t keep him from running with the big dogs. Homer is one of the happiest Campers around. He makes fur-iends whenever he comes to play! It’s always fun to watch him run in ready to mingle. The counselors love to get down and give this guy his favorite thing, butt scratches! Homer is unique in his appearance and his big heart. We have always been grateful to have such an amazing member of our pack. Here’s to you, Homer!

  • Rufus Learman

    September Camper of the Month

    Rufus Learman

    Age: 2 years old
    Breed: Beagle mix
    As the weather begins to change, we decided it's time to bring back Camper of the Month with an absolute favorite for September, Rufus Learman! One of the happiest pups around, this compact 2 year old Beagle mix is a ball of energy. Rufus embodies the true soul of a hound by taking his time to smell EVERYTHING before walking in the door. Once he is the yard, you can hear his playful bellow and he sounds the alarm that it's time to play! He is the party-starter. Rufus can make FUR-iends with any dog and have them playing in no time. We love to have such a spunky pup as part of our pack. Let's put our PAWS together for this great Camper, Rufus!

  • Lily McChesney

    March Camper of the Month

    Lily McChesney

    Age: 4 years old
    Breed: Labrador Retriever
    It’s that time of year to Spring ahead with our March Sham-ROCKstar of the Month. This cheerful girl has been coming to Camp for 1.5 years. Lily has been a favorite since day one, she just fit right in! Her drive to play, especially fetch, is matched by no dog! Lily has a passion for bringing the Counselors anything she can find; she would even give you her nose, if it came off. We waited patiently for Lily to return after she helped her family welcome a little human brother. Now she is bark-in-action and brings so much fun to any day! Help us congratulate this lovely lab, here’s to you Lily!

  • Barney and Eve Tylkowski

    February Campers of the Month

    Barney and Eve Tylkowski

    Age: Both are about 2.5 years old
    Breed: Basset Hounds
    Love is in the air and we are excited to celebrate the heart melting brother and sister for our February Campers of the Month. These two are from separate litters but go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly! Barney has been playing at Camp for over 2 years now and Eve is close behind. Barney, or Bernard, is the epitome of an old soul. He is regal with a love for play! When this duo is around you can’t help but smile and pet those wrinkly faces. Eve is our girl next door! Sweet and everyone’s best friend, she will steal your heart. We are so lucky to have such a special pair of pups. Cheers to Barney and Eve!

  • Ghost Balciunaite

    January Camper of the Month

    Ghost Balciunaite

    Age: 3.5 years old
    Breed: Pit Bull Terrier
    The time has come to ring in the New Year by throwing those PAWS in the air for our January Camper of the Month, Ghost Balciunaite! This striking boy has been coming to Camp for 3 years! We love Ghost because he may seem very regal at first glance, but once he warms up, he is just a goofball at heart! When it’s time to play this boy will bounce around like a clumsy puppy. His favorite is to sneak up on the Counselors and bump them from behind. It’s his way to say “come and play”! So never judge a pup at first sight because this one is just amazing. Everyone join us to celebrate 2020 and a leader of our pack, Ghost!

  • Knox Rotman

    December Camper of the Month

    Knox Rotman

    Age: 9 years old
    Breed: Vizsla mix
    It’s time to see who has been naughty or nice and on the top of our list is the December Camper of the Month, Knox Rotman! This stunning little guy has been coming to Camp for over 2 years. We are full of holiday spirit when Knox comes to play because even at his age, he never slows down! He is very athletic and can out run and jump any puppy who tries to challenge him. The counselors fight over who Knox wants to snuggle with more! He is such a sweet boy and really loves to get all the attention. We are ready to ring in this new year celebrating this PAW-tastic pup. Cheers to you Knox!

  • Coco Dechow

    November Camper of the Month

    Coco Dechow

    It’s that time of year when everyone takes the time to be thankful for all the great things in life. We want to show our gratitude to the November Camper of the Month, Coco Dechow! This amazing little guy has been bringing us joy for 3 plus years now. Even though he may be one of our oldest Campers, Coco never lets that slow him down. He struts into Camp with confidence, like he owns the place! Whenever his friends are around there is sure to be spunky bouts of fun. Coco is definitely a favorite because of his outgoing personality and sweet disposition. Everyone loves to get some snuggle time with Coco and his giant bag of toys! He has something new and cool each time he stays. Help us give thanks for being so lucky to have such a Paw-fect dog be in our pack! Cheers to Coco!

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