The Unleashed! Day Camp was founded to meet an unmet need. Facilities in the area did not meet our clients' requirements for a safe facility where their dogs could learn and play. We are meeting that need with a program that offers integrative care for our canine campers...
WAKEFIELD, R.I. - July 12, 2022 - PRLog -- 100% Supervised off leash dog socialization and play is now available in Rhode Island.
Per Karen McCarthy, owner of Unleashed! Day Camp: "The safety and wellbeing of our canine campers are our top priorities in all decisions we make. Physical safety is of paramount importance, as are the emotional and mental wellbeing of the canine campers in our care. Our personalized care helps to ensure that our campers leave behaviorally and emotionally better than when they arrive."
Unleashed! takes great pride in providing a safe, clean environment for your canine in which to socialize and play. Dog lovers ourselves, we offer individualized care and attention throughout the day because we recognize that every dog is different.
Why not Doggie Day Care?
The Unleashed! Day Camp was founded to meet an unmet need. Facilities in the area did not meet our clients' requirements for a safe facility where their dogs could learn and play. We are meeting that need with a program that offers integrative care to our canine campers with focus on their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.
How are we different from "Day Care"?
Our campers are offered off leash socialization experiences in small groups and are always supervised by a trained camp counselor who is physically present with the campers. Campers are hand selected into small groups based on their size, personalities and play styles.
- Higher quality of play, despite shorter periods of play time
- Higher quality rest which dogs need to be emotionally healthy
- Our low camper to staff ratio maintains safety from the possible fall out of large-group over arousal
What makes Unleashed! different?
Our Unleashed! Day Camp program was designed and implemented by Karen McCarthy. Karen holds a Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Simmons College and completed her mentor hours at Boston MSPCA's Behavior Department. Karen McCarthy is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC), a Pet Partner Evaluator, an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen and STAR Puppy Evaluator, a professional member of the Association for Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), and an Authorized Mentor Trainer for Animal Behavior College. She also has a Citation in Animal Cognition from The Harvard University Extension School.
Unleashed! camp counselors bring with them a passion for dogs and a variety of skills. All counselors participate in a two-week in-house training program and complete Pet and Human First Aid Training. We are all constantly learning, and have a commitment to ongoing professional education.
Unleashed! Day Camp operates from Monday thru Thursday 7:30am – 5:30pm.
Unleashed! Day Camp
4262 Tower Hill Road - Unit 2
Wakefield, RI 02879
Karen McCarthy, CPDT-KA, CDBC
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