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Everything You Wanted to Know about Daycare and Boarding

Where is Tecla’s K-9 Academy daycare located?

Tecla’s K-9 Academy
3243 Bethany Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 461-DOGS (3647)

Tecla’s K-9 Academy
7111 Dorsey Run Rd #106
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 461-DOGS (3647)

What are the times/days for daycare? 

Daycare Drop-Off Times:  6:30-10:30 a.m.

Daycare Pick-Up Times:  4-7 p.m.

These are the same at both locations.

What will my dog do during daycare?

We begin putting dogs into play a 9 a.m. and completely close the playrooms at 5 p.m.  At drop-off each dog is settled in a kennel with a fresh water bucket.  We then completely health check and potty walk each dog prior to putting them into play and upon removing them from play.

What if my dog is reactive to other dogs?

Tecla Walton is Pack to Basics Certified and through this program has helped many dog reactive dogs to gain confidence through proper off-leash socialization.  If you think Read More »

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Book your Doggie Daycare at Tecla’s K-9 Academy: Your Dog Deserves to be Loved

What does your dog do while you are away at work? Are you too concerned that your dog doesn’t get along with other dogs so daycare is not an option or do you feel guilty just leaving your dog alone all day while you are at work. Give your dog a break and check out Tecla’s K-9 Academy’s daycare.

It’s more than just a daycare with a full range of services that cater to the special needs of your dog. Dogs can be trained, bathed, nails clipped, learn how to play with other dogs and much more.

Tecla’s K-9 Academy has facilities in Ellicott City and on Dorsey Run – both offer tremendous services that cater to every type of dog.

The Facilities

Ellicott City’s layout is optimally set up for the needs of our puppy and doggy daycare, and to enable us to conduct training classes indoors. The climate-controlled … Read More »

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Why Board Your Dog at Tecla’s K-9 Academy

Boarding your beloved pet can bring on feelings of anxiety for both owner and dog. It is a time when you need to be confident that the people you are entrusting with caring for your beloved dog know him and treat him like their own.

When seeking a place for boarding, look no further than Tecla’s K-9 Academy where your furry baby will recieve the special treatment he needs and deserves. Our new, spacious Elkridge facility can accommodate up to 80 boarding dogs. With 3 dedicated play areas where your dog will romp for hours with his friends in a climate controlled, a climate controlled safety monitored kennel complete with sound system that provides your best friend with the comforting sounds of soothing music and an outdoor potty area Tecla’s K-9 Academy provides your dog with the best in safety, comfort, care, and fun! We strive to meet the special … Read More »

Postponed: Sport Dog Expo hosted by Tecla’s K-9 Academy

Sport Dog Expo hosted by Tecla’s K-9 Academy will be postponed until a future date in 2015, TBD. The Expo was originally slated to take place at the Howard County Fairgrounds on October 25, 2014. The reasons for moving the date to 2015 are that TK9 staff and trainers have contributed long hours to the new facility which recently opened, and they are currently focused on the success of the new headquarters and ensuring that they deliver the best in training, daycare and boarding, the cornerstones of Tecla’s K-9 Academy.… Read More »

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Exciting Announcements Leading Up to Dorsey Run Grand Opening

We have been so overwhelmed by the positive response to our new Dorsey Run Road facility.  We thank our loyal customers, both old and new, for the enthusiastic welcome.   We have some really exciting announcements as we count down to the Grand Opening event August 2nd at the new Dorsey Run Road location.  For those who may have missed it, there was a great article on our new facility in The Examiner.  You can read the full article here.

First bit of awesome news: TK-9 is proud to welcome instructor Amanda Garman back to our family. She will be teaching Agility, Puppy Agility, and Purely Positive Puppy classes at our Dorsey Run location. Agility classes will be starting in September.

More awesome news: TK-9 is proud to welcome the addition of trainer Dave Cochran to our family. I have been looking for a while for a trainer who … Read More »