House of Dog Training

"Just Boarding"

Cautious Dogs are dogs that cannot play with other dogs.  They may be shy, old, have a medical issue, or be reactive (to name a few reasons why a dog might be considered “cautious”).  Since cautious dogs cannot participate in group play, we charge slightly more per night for boarding and provide them with special one-on-one time outside their kennel.  Prior to boarding a cautious dog, you will be required to attend a 15 minute “meet and greet” ($10). This meet and greet is to ensure your dog is comfortable being handled by our trainers and kennel techs.  If over time (and with proper training) your dog is able to join appropriate play groups, your boarding cost will be lowered to our standard rates.

People Cautious Dogs are dogs that are not comfortable around anyone other than their owners. These are dogs that cannot be readily handled by our staff and/or possibly have a bite record.  Boarding a people cautious dog is more expensive due to the extra work involved in making sure your dog is properly cared for. For the safety of your dog and our staff, you will be required to attend a 30 minute assessment ($20) with one of our trainers. After the initial assessment, we will recommend one or more “meet and greet” appointments ($10) in which you bring your dog to the facility to acclimate to our staff.  If over the course of these meet and greets your dog grows comfortable with our staff to the point where we feel confident and safe when handling them, we can reduce your rates to either the cautious dog or standard boarding price (depending on your dog’s ability to interact with other dogs).

Note: If you refuse to participate in the required assessments and “meet and greet” appointments for your dog and our staff, we may refuse to board your dog due to safety reasons.  We will not risk our staff or the other dogs in our care without following specific protocols.

If you need to board your dog but do not want your dog to participate in any training while they are here, then “just boarding” is the option for you!  Even though your dog is “just” boarding, they will still receive plenty of time outside their kennel. Our kennel techs will make sure they get into appropriate play groups (if there is a suitable playmate for your dog) as well as receive some one-on-one TLC.  You also have the option to add walks to your dog’s stay for an additional charge. During your dog’s time with us, you will receive frequent “pawgress” reports with picture and video updates detailing your dog’s day.

Due to the size of our facility, we have limited availability for boarding kennels.  Be sure to reserve a place for your dog as soon as possible, especially over holidays!  You will be required to pay a 50% deposit at the time of booking.

Note: You will be required to schedule a “meet and greet” appointment ahead of your first boarding stay to ensure your dog will be comfortable being left in our care.

Ask about boarding discounts for multiple dogs in the same household!

Our Services -

We accept all major credit and debit cards! 

We also accept PAYPAL!

Ask us about military, senior, and rescue discounts. 

Rescues may contact us for discounts and partnerships!

We offer lifetime support for all programs.  We service Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas.  Please contact us at (719) 646 - 1422 or email

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57 Sunflower Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (719) 646-1422

NOTE: We pride ourselves on the specialized care we provide dogs while they are in our facility.  To that end, we are licensed through PACFA (Department of Agriculture) to administer medications.  Per PACFA standards, we require the original prescription bottles for all medications, even if the medication is sorted into pill pockets or the like before we receive it.  Additionally, any sedatives or calming medications (Fluoxetine, Trazadone, Claumicalm, etc) require written permission from you as well as a prescription from the veterinarian in order for us to be able to administer it to your dog.  We can also administer over-the-counter supplements (both pet specific and non-pet specific) as long as we have written permission from you on file.  Please make sure you sign all permission forms on our online system, and be prepared to sign paper copies at the facility as well. Thank you for your cooperation with these procedures.

Cautious Dogs and People Cautious Dogs

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