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Welcome


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Welcome


About Us


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About Us


WE LOVE ANIMALS

Blue Water Pet Care is an upscale dog daycare and boarding facility that offers an innovative option when caring for your dog. Our focus is on providing a loving, comfortable environment for your animal. We make sure your dog gets the exercise they need through consistent group play or individual playtime with our staff . We take extreme measures to make sure the facility is clean and sanitary during your pet’s stay. We offer luxurious resting quarters with tempered glass and walls instead of chain link kennels.

We like to be thought of as your pet’s second home. We just love animals. Therefore, we not only offer a more relaxed and open environment for your dog, but we give them the love and nurturing they deserve and are used to getting from you. We take pride in being knowledgeable in canine best practices and animal behavior.

I, Christopher Herbert, come from a background of pet care. Having owned and operated a successful dog walking and pet sitting company in Chicago, Illinois my experience is essential to making your pet feel comfortable. Originally from Port Huron, I am thrilled to bring an upscale, urban concept to the Blue Water Area.

 

CONVENIENT
LOCATION

Located in the Port Huron Factory Shops Outlet, it is easily accessible off the Range Rd exit on Interstate 94 for easier drop-off and pick-up. 

STATE-OF-THE-ART KENNELS

Tempered glass and a wood grain finish for a luxurious feel. Each kennel is completely sealed off from the next, not allowing any cross-contamination. 

INDOOR & OUTDOOR PLAY AREAS

Blue Water Pet Care offers plenty of space to play. Our indoor play area is temperature controlled, so your pet is always comfortable.

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Daycare


Your pets deserve the best — even when you're away.

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Daycare


Your pets deserve the best — even when you're away.

Blue Water Pet Care offers upscale services including daily daycare for dogs. The clean, safe, and inviting daycare playrooms will delight you and your canine. With two very special rooms, separating puppies/small dogs and large dogs, your pet is sure to enjoy themselves. Not only will they have fun playing with other dogs, they will be getting a ton of exercise. This makes for a much calmer and happier dog while at home. 

For a safe and clean environment, high quality material specifically made for such facilities is used. A sealed, nonporous, slip resistant floor is installed over the 2,200 square-foot play area. We have strict cleaning and sanitizing systems, as well as hospital grade air purifying machines to maximize the cleanliness of  the facility. This, combined with the loving nature of the owner and staff members, will make your dog never want to leave.

The play rooms are equip with large play structures the dogs can run and play on. Eachplayroom has dog beds for relaxing and lounging. Animals are supervised by trained staff who are knowledgeable in animal behavior and care.

Dogs will play the majority of the day, with opportunities to rest mid-day in luxurious tempered glass kennels. After resting, they will resume play in their designated area. Built into the day, are bathroom breaks and a chance for fresh air outside in the dog run.

Benefits of proper exercise and socialization include: 

  • Better health
  • Less excessive barking
  • Less destructive behavior due to boredom
  • Less separation anxiety

DAYCARE FAQ


What if another dog pees in the indoor play area? I don’t want my dog around that.

With supervision by employees any bathroom accidents that happen will be taken care of immediately. The area will be cleaned and sanitized, making sure the playroom remains free of any hazardous conditions.

 

How do you make sure there are no aggressive dogs playing with my dog? 

Upon interest in using the daycare facility, all dogs must go through a temperament test. This allows dog handlers to see if  the dog will be accepted into the group and will get along with the other dogs. While playing, dogs are supervised by trained staff to look for any aggressive behaviors. Thus, intervening in a proactive manor. 

 

Can my dog come if they are not up-to-date on their shots?

Unfortunately, no. To maintain a clean and healthy environment it is our responsibility to make sure each client is up-to-date on all health matters, including vaccines. In addition to vaccines, dogs must be spayed or neutered and be on flea and heartworm medicine. 

 

I don’t know if I can drop off and pick up my dog each day. Can someone pick up my dog? 

Yes, we offer pick up and drop off services for an additional fee.

 

I don’t know if my dog can play all day, do they get rest times?

Yes, based on each dogs’ needs they will be provided a relaxed resting area during the day.

 

Can I have my dog fed during daycare hours? 

Yes, We can feed your dog during the mid-day resting time.

 

Can I stop in during daycare to visit and play with my dog?

No, unfortunately we can not have visitors during in the playrooms during daycare hours. This will interrupt the pack and can make a dangerous environment for you, the dogs, and our staff. We create a controlled and safe environment and this could be jeopardized with outsiders.


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Boarding


Doesn't your pet need a vacation too?

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Boarding


Doesn't your pet need a vacation too?

Our boarding and resting quarters are designed with the same upscale, clean, and inviting materials as the rest of our building. While your dog enjoys play during the day, they will have a comfortable place to lounge and sleep during the night. Care for dogs will be individualized, based on needs and daily routines. 

Your animal will have his or her own tempered glass kennel with a sanitized dog bed, providing a comfortable and clean stay. Dogs will be let outside for bathroom and fresh air as needed and will have access to the play rooms during daycare hours. 

You can rest easy that your dog will be taken care of with the highest class of facility, with health, safety, exercise, and loving care as our main goals.

Things to Know

Be sure your vaccination records are up-to-date and on file at Blue Water Pet Care.

Do not give ANY food or treats which are not part of your dog’s normal diet before boarding.

Do not bring your dog in if they are sick or exhibiting abnormal behavior (UTI’s, loose or uncontrollable bowel movements, coughing, vomiting, lethargy, appetite depression, etc).

Things to Bring 

Food- We do not provide food for our guests. Bring your dog’s current food in a re-sealable bag or container, and include a few extra portions.

Bedding- We provide cots for comfort; favorite beds/blankets are always welcome.

Toys- No “squeakers”. No plush toys if your dog is a “destroyer”. Toys will remain in your dog’s suite.

Treats- Do not bring any “new/special” treats which are unfamiliar to your dog.  

 

BOARDING FAQ


Can I board my dog if they don't currently attend the daycare?

Yes, we can schedule extra activities for your dog to get exercise outside of the daycare program. This means we can accommodate dogs that are not comfortable in our daycare and would rather be in a smaller group of playing one on one with our staff. 

 

Can my dog come if they are not up-to-date on their shots? 

Unfortunately, no. To maintain a clean and healthy environment it is our responsibility to make sure each client is up-to-date on all health matters, including vaccines. In addition to vaccines, dogs must be spayed or neutered and be on flea and heart-worm preventitive.

 

I have had a bad experience with boarding facilities, mixing up my dog’s food with another dog. How do you make sure this doesn't happen? 

Upon arrival, all dogs will be given a cubby with their name on it that will store all personal dog items. Any bag of food or treats will have to be labeled with your dog’s name on it. We are happy to assist you with this upon arrival.


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Grooming


Mutt cuts and such.

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Grooming


Mutt cuts and such.

Blue Water Pet Care currently offers basic grooming services. This includes washing, brushing, clipping nails, and cleaning ears. Shed-less programs are also offered. This service can be used by anyone and can be built into your dog’s stay if here being boarded or utilizing the daycare. 

We use the finest products and make sure the grooming area is clean and sanitized between each animal.