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From 76 reviews
brenda benson

This was my first time ever going to a dog daycare and I am truly happy that Murphy my black lab had a great time and the staff was very caring. Especially Heather and Amanda. Thank you😁

Brenda Benson

Response from business owner

Brenda, I'm thrilled you brought sweet Murphy to doggy daycare for the first time! We treat every pup as if they were our own, and I'm delighted he had such a great time. I hope we'll see you both back again soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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France Varela

Best place for grooming and play. Doreen and Melanie are awesome

Response from business owner

France, I'm delighted you love bringing your pup in to be groomed and for doggy daycare. Melody and Doreen always do a wonderful job, and I'm so glad you were so impressed with their service. We look forward to having you and your sweet pup back sometime soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Andrew Haslach

Our dog always gets so excited when we drop him off at Pups@Play. The staff is very caring and the groomers are incredibly skilled. We love the cage free environment and enjoy the social media pictures and videos.

Response from business owner

Andrew, I'm thrilled your sweet pup always gets so excited to come here and play with his friends! We love having him and always treat him as if he were one of our own. Hope we'll see you both back soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Wendy Kay

Lori and her staff are amazing. My dog Chloe had a fun time. It’s clean and safe. The dogs are not in crates and they are surrounded by a caring and loving staff. We always felt comfortable leaving Chloe. It was her home away from …

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Tara Ehrenkranz

Pups@play is the greatest. They make it look so easy to care for so many dogs.

My puppy is 10 months old and was very happy there. She didn’t want to leave!

Response from business owner

Tara, I'm delighted that you brought your adorable pup here and that she had so much fun! We love caring for all the dogs here, and hope we'll see you both back again soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Cherie Fieldman

Winston loves it here! Great, caring staff with convenient hours. They just added Sundays which is wonderful.

Response from business owner

Cherie, I'm delighted that you love bring your sweet Winston here and that he always has a great time! Hope we'll see you both back again sometime soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Mark-Anthony Maraj

Friendly flexible staff, my dog always comes home happy and satiated.

Response from business owner

Mark-Anthony, I'm delighted you love bringing your sweet pup here and that they always go home happy! Hope we'll see you both back again soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Seth Martinez

Great place!

Response from business owner

Seth, thank you for taking time to leave this review! Be sure to contact us if we can lend a hand with anything. -Lori Z., Owner

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denis lieberman

Our pup pasted his temperament test and now will be a regular.

Our 7 year old “pup” got a haircut which makes him

Look like his youth – self again; and he had such a nice morning at pups@play, that he’s behaving also like his pup companion…

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Response from business owner

Denis, I'm so glad your sweet pup passed their temperament test and the other got such a wonderful haircut! We love having your fur babies here and always make sure to treat as if they were one of our own. Hope we'll see you all back again sometime soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Mindy Picon Gould

I love Melody at Pups@Play! She does an amazing job grooming my Havanese puppy, her love for dogs is so genuine and Milo loves her!

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Mindy Picon Gould

I love Melody at Pups@Play! She does an amazing job grooming my Havanese puppy, her love for dogs is so genuine and Milo loves her!

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Kenny Gruber

Thank you for taking such good care of my kids 🙂

Response from business owner

Kenny, we love taking care of your fur babies as if they were our own! Hope we'll see you all back again soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Debbie D

Cookie is a rescue who came with much anxiety from a traumatic beginning. We enrolled her in 12 weeks of obedience training and then realized she needed something more. She loves other dogs, but played inappropriately and we feared she …

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Response from business owner

Debbie, there's nothing kinder than giving a rescue dog the life they deserve, and we're so glad you've made Cookie so happy! We love helping pups with their obedience training, and we're thrilled Cookie loves coming here as much as we love seeing her! We can't wait for y'alls next visit. -Lori Z., Owner

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Thomas Williams

My dog enjoyed being groomed at Pups@Play (other groomers had had a difficult time with her)

Response from business owner

Thomas, I'm so glad your furry friend has such a wonderful time with us. We love giving your pup a reason to wag their tail. I hope we'll see you both again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Jada Parker

Absolutely amazing!!! I brought my one year old pup here for the first time yesterday and I am absolutely amazed at their customer service and grooming skills! Melanie is so personable and you can tell she truly has a passion for dogs and …

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Response from business owner

We couldn't be happier to hear that, Jada! It was great to have you and Kylo join the family. I'm happy to hear that Melanie made your visit memorable, too — I'll be sure to pass along the compliments. See you again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Amy Dworkin

Great grooming as always!

Response from business owner

Thanks so much for leaving this review, Amy! Just reach out if we can assist you with anything. -Lori Z., Owner

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Anthony Di Rocco

Excellent staff and facilities! Our dog, Laine had a blast there and was well taken care of! Thank you Pups@Play!

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Aaron Glenn

Fantastic staff, extremely helpful, and I know they're doing a good job because Flash is always SO EXCITED to be there!

Response from business owner

Aaron, we are always SO excited to have Flash! It's always a treat. Thanks for taking the time to share your kind words of support — we couldn't do what we love every day without customers like you. See you again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Carol Elyse

The owner is very caring, as is her staff. I love my groomer (well, my dog’s groomer:-)

The environment is welcoming, warm, and fun.

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Ashley Kemmerer

I would 100% recommend Pups@play to anyone (especially with a dog that loves to play). We decided to take a chance here after having a negative experience with another dog daycare. Our dog loves cannot wait to get out of the car when we …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much, Ashley, for sharing this kind recommendation! I'm so happy to hear that we were able to give you a much better experience with doggy daycare — that's one of the best compliments we could receive. My team and I look forward to many more visits with you and your sweet girl! -Lori Z., Owner

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Kathleen Carey

Melody is the best groomer ever!

Response from business owner

We appreciate you taking time to leave your feedback, Kathleen! I'll be sure to pass along the compliments to Melody. Feel free to let us know if we can ever be of assistance again. -Lori Z., Owner

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Ella P

It's all about Doreen, she's fabulous.

Danusia Rampolla

Staff is great and the owner is very helpful and understanding.

Response from business owner

Danusia, thank you so much for the kind recommendation! We love having you as part of our community here. See you again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Michelle D

It went very well and thanks for looking out for Riley

Melanie Ann Landa

This place is incredible! Took my Ralphy today for his grooming with Doreen who by the way is awesome! Had to go to the er with my son and couldn’t pick up Ralphy when he was ready. They were willing to keep him and take care of him …

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Response from business owner

Melanie, thank you for your recommendation! I'll be sure to pass along the compliments to Doreen. Anytime we can help out with Ralphy again, I hope you'll give us a call. See you soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Erika Myers

Great place! Everyone was super friendly. I loved that they posted videos of my puppy playing throughout the day on Facebook so I could see how he was doing. It was his 1st day yesterday and he seemed to love it! He was passed out for hours…

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Response from business owner

Erika, thank you for this wonderful review! I'm so happy that you're a fan of what we're doing here. It was truly a pleasure to have little Brody join us and we look forward to having him back again! Best wishes. -Lori Z., Owner

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Jerzey Girl

What a friendly environment as soon as I went there 3 of the cutest little dogs were at the door. Extremely friendly people working there, very very clean, I would definitely let my dogs stay there.

Response from business owner

Jerzey, we appreciate you taking a moment to leave your review. If we can ever assist you with anything, please let us know. -Lori Z., Owner

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Marylou Visco Genovino

Melody is wonderful with Coco.

Response from business owner

Marylou, we're glad to see this recommendation! If we can ever be of assistance, please give us a call. -Lori Z., Owner

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Maya Ramagopal

Great set of people. Every time I drop Pax off, I wish I could spend a few hours there myself!!!!

Response from business owner

Thank you! We do too, Maya – it's always a treat to have you and Pax here. Thank you again for the wonderful compliments. See you soon! -Lori

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Mindy Vicari

I highly recommend pups@play to everyone! They take personal care of every dog that they take care of. ❤️❤️❤️

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Scott Lodge

Very friendly. Dog looks great and Dems a lot less stressed than he’s been at other places.

Response from business owner

That's wonderful to hear, Scott! It's so important to find a place that both you and your pup are comfortable with, and I'm glad we could be that for you. Let us know if you ever need anything else. -Lori Z., Owner

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Kathleen T

Brody had a great first visit. We appreciate the obvious attention to detail and warm attitudes of the Pups@Play team. We look forward to more visits!

Joel Gelbman

Friendly people who know how to smile and love dogs. Grooming is always good, accommodating and on time.

Response from business owner

Joel, I can't thank you enough for the kind words! Support from customers like you is what keeps us going — that and puppy kisses! Looking forward to seeing you and your pup again soon. -Lori Z., Owner

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Leslie Brown

Doreen is a wonderful groomer and I’d highly recommend her. She is very patient understands the personality and behavior of our dog and always accommodates our schedule.

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Lauren Zimmerman

I have been bringing our dog, Bubba, to Pups since he was a puppy, which was 3.5 years ago. He loves going and doesn’t turn his head. Most importantly, the staff and Lori are very reliable, communicative and attentive. Doreen who grooms …

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Response from business owner

Thank you Lauren! We love bubba!! You did a fantastic job in raising him! And we really appreciate you letting us care for him during these last 3.5 years! I can’t believe it’s been that long! I still picture him running into the reception room and just jumping on you while you were pregnant!! It always scared me so much

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Wendy Radimer

My Chihuahua Charlie is very happy at Pups@Play. The owner Lori is Wonderful! So caring and concerned that Charlie and I were both happy with my choice. I especially like the fact that Pups doesn't use crates or cages. The open environment …

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Response from business owner

Charlie is a sweetheart, Wendy, so it's always a treat to have him! We hope he'll get to come back and hang out with his buddies soon. In the meantime, let us know if we can help with anything else! -Lori

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LAX

Fantastic grooming by Doreen! My fur baby Louie comes home so happy after his spa day with her and it’s all because of the warm, loving vibe at this place.

Response from business owner

Louie is such a cutie! It was a pleasure to work with him. Please let us know if we can help with anything else! -Lori Z., Owner

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Wendy R

My pooped puppy after a fun day at Pups@Play🐕!

Dina Soriano Nardone

Been taking my 2 year old labradoodle here for well over a year. He LOVES it!! He’s always so excited when we pull up that he literally jumps out of the car. He’s well taken care of and well loved at Pups@Play.

Response from business owner

Dina! Thank you so much for the review!! We love dexter and is definitely a pup player!! He has perfected the art of playing and it’s a pleasure to have him here! Thank you for putting your trust in us

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Richard M

Hi Lori & Doreen & Staff, little Theo was exhausted (in a good way) from his first play date ever away from his Parents. He had a great time and I hope he will fit in with the PAP pack. We will see you again in late August/early September …

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Stephanie Jacobson

First time at new groomer and they were excellent. My doodle can see again and they didn’t “poodle” her. Friendly. Quick. And followed all directions. Will use again and again 😉

Response from business owner

No doodle should get a "poodle" cut if they don't want one, Stephanie! It was a pleasure to work with your fluffy girl, and we hope we'll get to see her again soon. Until then, give her a treat from us! -Lori Z., Owner

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Heather Lichtman

Doreen is the best groomer ever!

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Seth Mendelson

My dog Mickey spent 10 days with Pups@play while I traipsed around Europe. We were able to see his activities during daily videos and even some pictures. He seemed to enjoy his experience and was so tired from all the dog activities that he…

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Jonathan Howard

Pups@ Play is a great place with a very caring staff. My daughter brought her dog to Pups@Play after having a bad experience with a groomer in the state in which she lives. She was reluctant but I suggested we give it a chance. Melody is …

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Jennifer Sumerlin

After researching several doggy daycare facilities I decided on Pups@Play and my dog and I are glad that we did! The staff was friendly and my dog became so calm and trusting of the facility and the staff. By day #2, my dog jumped into the …

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Teresa Wolf Lawrence

My Maltipoo mix is very nervous when she leaves us and needs a lot of human attention, especially around other dogs, and she gets that at pups@play.

Response from business owner

Ahhhh we love giving your adorable Lola lots of love!❤️❤️

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Melanie L

Everyone there is the best!!

Marie Audett

We kept our 2 German shepherds here for 4 days while we were moving into our new house. The facility was very clean and our pups smelled great when we picked them up. Our pups were exhausted but really happy when we brought them back home. …

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Lauren Barone

When we first moved to Livingston, NJ we experienced some trouble finding a groomer that we felt we could trust and that we felt would take good care of our dog. We finally found Pups at Play and we’re introduced to Doreen (one of their …

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Sara Barry Tanner

Melody is the best ! Benny, my cocker spaniel always looks so shiny and handsome after his grooming

Response from business owner

Benny is such a handsome boy! It's always a pleasure to work with him. Hope to see you two again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Dawn Abraham

My dog is 12 years old. He has not had many dog friends for play dates. But this program was perfect for him. It was a great way for him to segue into dog play. And by the end of the week he had made several friends.

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juliana stravato

We love Pups At Play! They are very reasonably priced and the staff is so friendly. Would recommend to anyone looking for a play date, especially when the weather isn’t suitable for outside exercise.

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Daniela Olsen

I've been taking my guy Rex since he was a baby, the staff is so friendly and welcoming all the time, my guy Rex always comes home tired, he's made so many friends there. I am a long time customer and I absolutely recommend this place.

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beth silverberg

I just picked Bentley up from grooming at Pups@Play , and as usual he looks beautiful , clean and is beyond happy !!

I just love walking into to such a happy , loving and super clean place!!!

Lori , the owner truly loves each and every dog …

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Matthew Baker

Excellent dog care.

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JB Feldman

Easy to work with and the first daycare my dog actually wants to go into!

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Lauren Stearn

Lori and her staff are awesome! My dog always comes home happy!

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We love our sweet Sadie!! Thanks for letting us take care of her!

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Adria Froehlich Bogosian

My puggle loves coming for day care, and we board her here when we are away. When we pick her up, she is always in great spirits.

She is always having fun on the FB videos and loves all her teachers! Thank you!!

Response from business owner

It's been a few months, Adria, but I still wanted to say thanks for this feedback! We love it when your little girl comes to play with us, and we hope to see you both soon. Until then, give her a big hug from us! -Lori Z., Owner

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Lindsay Valdeon

Update: so now I have two pups!!! I can’t say enough great things about the team at Pups@Play! My new dog Chunk loves to join his big brother for daycare and it’s so evident why! I can see staff’s face light up when we get there and Bogie…

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Response from business owner

We get just as excited when Bogie comes to see us, Lindsay! I know it's been a little while, but I still wanted to let you know that we appreciate the sweet review. Hope to see you two again soon! -Lori Z., Owner

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Hilary Conway

Thank you Lori and staff for treating our little Ghost like family. He loves it there.

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Our pleasure!!!

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shelly Blair

This is a great place to leave your little furry friends. Great and friendly staff. Would recommend it any day.

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Robert Simon

What a wonderful find! Our adopted pup needs playtime several times a week. To the person who accuses P@P for blocking the driveway (never saw that happen) Speeding down the driveway (from clients of other businesses in the same building) …

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Andy Hunn

They work so very hard to give the finest care. Georgie loves it!

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Geri Simon Giller

I ❤️ Pups at Play...and so does Greyson!! He is so excited to get through that door!! The staff is wonderful and it is truly comforting to know our little puppy is in such a loving, safe place!!

Response from business owner

Ahhh!!! Thank you! We so appreciate the review!😘

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Seth Martinez

Great place to have your pooch stay while you are out of town!

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Cristina Armstrong

Pups@play is a wonderful place. My 2yr old pit bull comes home exhausted do to all the excitement and playing all day. The staff there is magnificent and loves the dogs.

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Gail Blackman

KENAI our adorable 16 mo. airdate ADORES his time at P@P. Literally starts to "sing" as soon as we get in the car and start off in the "right direction" This is TRUE LOVE!

(From Kenai's Grandmother!)

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Thank you!!!

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Kimberly Botnick Elster

Best place!!! Kobe loves it there!! The staff is amazing, I feel good knowing Kobe is happy and in good hands when he is there whether a few hours or overnights. Thank you pups @play!!!!

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Beth Schatzberg Silverberg

Best place to bring your dog for an hour or a long stay! Went on vacation knowing Bentley was having a great time and being well take care of ! I love being able to see great pictures and videos of him each day on Facebook !

Thanks lori!

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Nathalie Lemos

Love this place, the staff is so loving with all the dogs. And the owner especially made us feel so comfortable with leaving our pup there and they take videos! And we love that the over night is spent with all the dogs together and no …

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Thank you!!! That is so nice!!!!!

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Candy Boronat

Thanks for posting pictures of my Zena and taking good care of her. I feel so much better after seeing her pictures!

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She is doing great!! She's making lots of friends!! But that's not a surprise!! She's such a sweetie!! Look for her tomorrow she will be up again 😘

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Kira German

Our dog loves going to Pups@play and she can be very timid. She comes home exhausted and we really enjoy the video and photo posts. Wonderful place!

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Julie Goldman

Our puppy loves going to Pups at Play and hates to leave. I love that they send us videos when she's there and treat her like she's one of the family. I trust them implicitly with our dog.

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Daniela Olsen

Thank you for taking wonderful care of Rex each time. When I say who wants to go play he runs to the door and jumps into the car wagging his tail. The staff are very kind and loving!!

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Lori Josloff

Callie had the best time at Pups@Play. Thank you so much for making her stay great!!! It is is nice to know that you can go away and not have to worry! We loved the video's. Callie LOVES Pups@Play. She will be back soon to play again!!!!:)

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