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Vaccination Requirements

At Camp Bow Wow, we take every precaution in creating a safe environment for our Campers, and this includes minimizing the chances of them contracting Bordetella, one of the causes of Canine Cough. Canine Cough is a contagious, respiratory illness similar to the common cold. The Bordetella vaccination is important for dogs who attend day care or boarding facilities, visit dog parks or spend time in places where they interact frequently with other dogs. The Bordetella vaccine only protects against certain strains of the disease.

What is Camp Bow Wow's Bordetella Vaccine Policy?

Camp Bow Wow requires that all Campers receive either an injectable or intranasal Bordetella vaccine every 12 months. The oral Bordetella vaccination is only accepted if given within the last 6 months. This is in alignment with the latest scientific data provided by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and VCA's chief medical team. Both the injectable and intranasal format of the Bordetella vaccine have proven efficacy for 12 months, whereas the oral format lacks sufficient evidence that it is effective after 6 months.

In addition to the Bordetella vaccine, Camp Bow Wow also requires dogs to be up-to-date on Rabies and Distemper vaccines. Other vaccinations may be required by your local Camp.

Please contact your nearest Camp Bow Wow location with questions on our vaccination policies.

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Camp Bow Wow Mckinney

448 N Custer Rd
McKinney, TX 75071

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(214) 592-0440

Camp Bow Wow McKinney 214-592-0440

Hours:

  • Mon-Fri 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sat-Sun 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Holiday 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Holiday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • “Great staff, professional, friendly and welcoming. Immaculate environment and expert care for your Camper.”

    - Joanne C.

  • “I love how comfortable the staff made us feel leaving our Duke there for the first time!! Everyone is so friendly, I know he's in great care when at Camp Bow Wow!! Duke is always excited now before we even get into the parking lot!! I also LOVE the pet cameras!! They really are addicting to watch, but it's so fun seeing him running around and having fun!! We love Camp Bow Wow & can't wait to come back!”

    - Kelly R.

  • “A very kind and caring staff! I always feel secure knowing that the staff truly love my dog and that they will make sure he is happy and comfortable during his stay. They are the best!”

    - Su-Kim C.

  • “I absolutely love this place. They take incredible care of my dog. They make her welcome and I feel comfortable knowing she is well taken care of. Recommend to anyone who has a dog.”

    - Kimberly S.

  • “Staff is always very friendly and knows my dog, facilities are always clean, the webcams allow us to check our dog's activity, and hours cover my work day. Most importantly, my dog LOVES going to Camp! When she hears us on the phone making reservations for play, or hears us say "Camp", she grabs her leash with such excitement she moves furniture in her path as she heads for the door!”

    - Terri S.

  • “Super friendly team of staff! Very kind, caring, accommodating, flexible. They loved my dog and treated her like their own. I will be back!”

    - Holly H.

  • “The staff is always helpful and kind. I know when I leave my dogs at Camp Bow Wow they will be taken care of, have a great time and come home worn out from playing all day. I love the Camper Cams so I can check in on them!”

    - Hayley L.

  • “Camp Bow Wow is fabulous...they are passionate about their work, always happy to see our pup, and take great care of her...be it for day Camp or overnight. We love Camp Bow Wow!”

    - Angelica M.

  • “We know our dogs are in trusted hands at Camp Bow Wow. They always have fun playing with their "friends" and we love being able to check in on them throughout the day”

    - Nicole J.

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Safety is Our Top Priority

Parents also feel confident knowing their pet is well-cared for in our safe and secure environment:

  • All Certified Camp Counselors® are extensively trained in dog behavior, pet first aid and CPR
  • Each Camper is required to pass a socialization interview, be spayed or neutered, and be current on vaccinations.
  • Live webcams to check in on your dog from anywhere using a computer or mobile device.
  • Facilities are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

All-Inclusive Pricing

Simply put, the price you see is the price you pay. We don’t add on unnecessary fees or try to nickel and dime you.

What's Included:
  • Day Camp included in overnight stays
  • All-day play in indoor and outdoor play yards
  • Individual cozy cabin and nightly Campfire TreatTM for Overnight Campers
  • No charge for medication administration and other special requests
  • Lots of individual attention and TLC from Camp Counselors

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