1083 Rangeview Road
Mississauga • ON • L5E 1H2
Phone: 905-278-KAMP (5267)
Toll Free: 1-855-225-PAWS (7297)
Fax: 905-278-5268

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer
Help your BFF (Best Furry Friend) enjoy the best summer ever! Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your best friend ship-shape and comfortable during the predicted heat of the summer of 2015. Dogs DO sweat! Mostly through the pads of their feet and their noses (not their underarms). Dogs DO get sunburned. Lighter coloured animals are more prone to sunburn and skin cancer than their darker buddies. Dogs are most vulnerable to sunburn where their fur is lightest, i.e., the nose and

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Training Off-Leash

Safety and Reliable Recall and the Two Most Important Factors. Back in the day, you could open your front door, let the dog out, and come back in a few minutes to let him in. That was the epitome of 'reliable recall'. Things certainly have changed haven't they? Animal Wellness Magazine published a great article, "Training the Off-Leash Dog" which is in keeping with the Kamp K-9 philosophy. We would like to share the knowledge with readers. "You're taking a walk in your local park when a

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Want to Set Your Own Hours?

We're Looking for More Certified Trainers! Want to set your own hours - and be able to work in an enormous facility? Kamp K-9 is looking for Certified Trainers/Instructors with entrepreneurial spirit to help round out our services at this amazing facility. If you are qualified, interested, and looking for a great place to work, please go to Job Opportunities and fill out the form on-line and submit to us for review. Come join a great family of awesome two-legged people who are dedicated to

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Sum - Sum - Summertime's Coming!

Sum - Sum - Summertime's Coming!
Worry-free boarding at Kamp K-9 for Mcgyver and McMaisy. What's not love to about the 5’ x 8’ "kabins" (rooms) at Kamp K-9? Even better, each one is see-through from top to bottom. Kamp K-9 Kounsellors supervise your BFF's 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Furry family members always have someone to talk to and play with while you're gone.

Our rooms and feeding zones were specifically designed to help dogs relax and feel comfortable in their environment. Boarded dogs are invited to come

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A Dog Owner's Handbook

A Dog Owner's Handbook
Welcome to the Family! Thinking about adding a new member to the family? Here is a helpful handbook published by the Ontario Veterinary Medicine Association that covers everything you and your family need to know for your new BFF (best furry friend). From nutrition and exercise to dental care and grooming, the handbook will educate, encourage and inspire you to be the best dog owner EVER! When you get to the part about exercise, remember to bring them to Kamp K-9 for playtime, daycare,

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Kustomer Rewards from Kamp K-9

Kustomer Rewards from Kamp K-9
Preferred Pricing and Ruff-eral Rewards! Preferred Pricing... We offer preferred pricing for regular Daycare Kampers (2 days a week or more - or the equivalent for a month.) We also design special promotions, draws and contests throughout the year where Kampers can save on or win boarding nights or other prizes! Ruff-eral Rewards... When you refer someone to Kamp K-9 Daycare and they use us (and they mention you referred them) - $10 will be credited to your Kamp K-9 Kustomer Klient

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Spring Check-Up Tips

April 29, 2015. Vet's Spring Checkup Tips for Dogs and Cats (because we love felines too)! Global News and The Canadian Press's, Chris Young report on pet health tips from vets. "With spring in full swing, a small animal vet says it’s important to ensure dogs and cats are in good health with the arrival of warmer weather. Canadian Veterinary Medical Association member Dr. Ian Sandler, shares key pet care suggestions for the new season: Monitor weight changes. It’s not uncommon for adults

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Is Duke or Dixie Diabetic?

Is Duke or Dixie Diabetic?
Easy, tasty treats with 5 minutes of prep for diabetic and non-diabetic dogs! Diabetic Dog Treats! Living with diabetes is something humans AND animals have to contend with every day. If your dog is diabetic (or not), here's a fast and easy treat they'll gobble up in no time! Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 eggs 1 -1/2 pounds beef liver, cut into pieces Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan with parchment

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Meet the Trainers at Canine Rainbow-Dog-Training

What Dogs Thrive On... Structure, Leadership and Consistency! Meet the Trainers at Canine Rainbow, Livia DiGiovanni and Dusan Jovanovic. Knowing how to communicate with your dog will help make both your lives peaceful and enjoyable. You may have a new puppy in your home, or you may have an older dog that just needs a refresher course. Learn the skills you need to make your home a happy, canine home. Canine Rainbow offers Group Lessons in: Reliable Recall Agility Basic Training

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It's Heartworm Season (again)!

The Wiggle on Heartworm to Keep Pets Wagging. We found an excellent visual and explanation of heartworm and the risks for dogs in Ontario, thanks to the Ontario Veterinary Group. "Heartworm is a type of filaria (or small thread-like worm) which is a serious and potentially deadly parasite. This parasite can infect over 30 species of animal but is most commonly known to be hosted by dogs. Since it is also present in many wild animals, it is nearly impossible to fully control or eradicate

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We picked up our 4 very energetic huskies today after their 22 day stay while Jim had his knee replaced. They were looking beautiful after being groomed. And we could tell that they had lots of fun and a great stay at Kamp. So glad that we have...

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Wellness

Wellness

Many alternative therapies have been found to assist humans lead a more stress-free and pain-free lifestyle. Some of these therapies have now been modified to allow our pets to enjoy the same kind of stress-free... Read more

U-DO-IT Wash Stations

U-DO-IT Wash Stations

Keep your own tub or sink scratch-free. Come and use our tubs, shampoos, conditioners, dryers, grooming aids (combs, brushes, etc) and bond even more with your furry companion. We also provide natural aromatherapy sprays to... Read more

Training - NOW Available!

Training - NOW Available!

Kamp K-9 offers various programs to help your dog stay balanced by having lots of exercise and fun while, at the same time, challenging their minds to figure out what is being asked of them.... Read more

TAXI KAB Service - Coming Soon!

TAXI KAB Service - Coming Soon!

Coming Soon! Kamp K-9’s Taxi Kab Service is a convenient service that is available for those families whose lives are really hectic (who's isn't); or for families that don’t own a car or maybe even those people... Read more

Reiki Therapy for Dogs

Reiki Therapy for Dogs

A Japanese hands-on healing art using the healing energy from the Reiki Master’s own hands to help restore balance, peace and harmony to the four-legged patient.  Once your pet becomes comfortable with the Reiki Master,... Read more

Play Sessions

Play Sessions

Kamp K-9 offers fun, energetic play sessions to help quench your dog’s thirst for exercise and play. Open Play Sessions (for dogs of all sizes) take place all day and until 9:30 pm. Please note,... Read more

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The Dog Days of Summer

Help your BFF (Best Furry Friend) enjoy the best summer ever! Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your best friend ship-shape and comfortable during the predicted heat of the summer of 2015.  Dogs DO sweat! Mostly through the pads of their feet and their noses (not their underarms). ... Read more

Training Off-Leash

Safety and Reliable Recall and the Two Most Important Factors.  Back in the day, you could open your front door, let the dog out, and come back in a few minutes to let him in. That was the epitome of 'reliable recall'. Things certainly have changed haven't they? Read more

Want to Set Your Own Hours?

We're Looking for More Certified Trainers! Want to set your own hours - and be able to work in an enormous facility? Kamp K-9 is looking for Certified Trainers/Instructors with entrepreneurial spirit to help round out our services at this amazing facility. If you are qualified, interested, and looking for... Read more

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Canada's Guide to Dog Vaccines

In recent years, concerns have been raised about immune-mediated disease following vaccinations. However, there is still significant scientific controversy regarding the data available. While there is no doubt that annual vaccinations have helped eradicate the incidence of once common viral diseases such as canine distemper, hepatitis, and canine parvovirus, many... Read more

Heartworm Disease In Dogs

Protecting your pets from Heartworm disease in Ontario (Ontario Veterinary Medical Association) Heartworm is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms that live in the heart, and blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs of infected animals. Pets can contract heartworm disease from mosquitoes that are infected with... Read more

Recommended Dog Vaccinations

Distemper, Adenovirus, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus, Corona virus, Bordetella, Lyme Disease, Giardia, and RabiesVaccinations are imperative to the health of your dog. I've outlined different dog vaccinations and puppy vaccinations that might be recommended by your veterinarian.Vaccinations are what keep your dog from getting sick; your veterinarian will let you know... Read more

The Farley Foundation

Established by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) in 2002, the Farley Foundation (a registered charity) assists people (disabled, seniors, etc) in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for the pets that mean the world to them. The Farley Foundation is generously administered by OVMA. Donations from the veterinary... Read more