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Jim and Debbie, along with their daughters, Grace, a freshman in college, and Emma, a sophomore in high school, are the proud owners of Camp Bow Wow New Lenox coming this Spring of 2020! The camp will be located at 22032 Howell Drive. undefined

Dogs have always been a passion of the Cochonour family. Debbie has been on the Jr. Board of a Chicago rescue and along with Jim, has given the gift of a foster home for dogs in need. For years, the Cochonours have been the designated dog sitting family to all of their neighbors and friends. Their home is known as the "Ritz" as they have taken in multiple dogs at a time and treated all of their house guests like the elite pups that they are. Their family has always loved being around dogs and truly know what it's like to love and be loved by these amazing beings.

Also introducing their peekapoo, Gigi, who was adopted at 7 years old and is now a young 13. Gigi adores her mom and insists on morning cuddles to start her day. Although she is the smallest member, she most certainly runs the home with her threatening two teeth. Coco and Bella, a chocolate lab mix duo, are their newest additions. They are a mother-daughter rescue who are now learning the sweet life of a loving home. They spend hours wrestling, finding the perfect slipper, and working to perfect the skill of escaping their crate to impress their new family.

Being the dog lovers that they are, the Cochonours are excited to open their first camp, a place where your dog can simply be a dog!

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    Amy Villa General Manager

    Hello, my name is Amy! Dogs have always been an absolute obsession of mine. I love all breeds, sizes, and personalities. I believe we as humans can learn a lot from these amazing animals. The unconditional kindness, love, and care that they can provide to almost all individuals is unreal! I have two goofy pups of my own, Roger and Ruth. Both are pit-mix rescues and absolute love bugs! I don't know how I ever lived life before them. Roger and Ruth are two balls of energy that love to romp and play all day. They're both experts at the zoomies and are excited as I am to go to camp! I am beyond thrilled to be a part of such a great team with Camp Bow Wow New Lenox and can't wait to meet all your pups this summer!

  • “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 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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