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Dog Boarding

At Do Better Training, we understand that leaving your furry friend behind can be stressful. That's why we offer top-notch dog boarding services to give you peace of mind while you're away. Our facility provides a safe, comfortable, and stimulating environment for your dog to thrive in. From spacious accommodations to personalized care and plenty of playtime, we ensure that your canine companion receives the attention and love they deserve. With our team of experienced professionals, you can rest assured that your dog will be in good hands during their stay with us at Do Better Training.

Fear Free Dog Boarding in St. Charles

We believe that every dog deserves a stress-free experience, even while away from home. That's why we offer Fear Free dog boarding services, designed to minimize anxiety and promote a calm environment for your furry friend. Our dedicated staff members are trained in Fear Free techniques, ensuring that each dog receives individualized care tailored to their needs and preferences. From soothing music and comfortable bedding to gentle handling and positive reinforcement, we prioritize your dog's emotional well-being throughout their stay with us. With Fear Free dog boarding at Do Better Training, you can trust that your beloved pet will feel safe, relaxed, and happy during their time away from home.

Behavior Boarding

We offer specialized boarding services for dogs who have traditionally not done well in standard boarding facilities. Our highly skilled and educated team of fear-free professionals utilize stress-free handling techniques, ensuring your dog's comfort and well-being throughout their stay with us.

Behavior Boarding

$150 / Day

At Do Better Training, we go beyond traditional boarding services to provide your companion with a stress-free and enriching experience. Say goodbye to worries about leaving your furry friend with a sitter or kennel—our team of fear-free professionals is dedicated to minimizing your dog's stress during their stay.

Introducing our Do Better Behavioral Boarding program, where your companion will be in the capable hands of certified behavior consultants and trainers who specialize in handling dogs with behavioral sensitivities. Whether your dog is fearful, shy, or has a bite history that prevents them from staying in traditional boarding kennels, we're here to ensure their safety and well-being while you're away.

While our focus is on providing a safe and enriched environment rather than structured training sessions, we strive to make every moment count for your companion. Our fear-free facility employs counter conditioning techniques and enrichment strategies to help your dog associate positivity with our presence, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free experience

  • On-site supervision during the day and supervised via webcam 24 hours a day
  • Private spacious suites that encourage rest and relaxation.
  • In-kennel enrichment, calming music, and visual barriers to create a stress-free environment.
  • Individual potty breaks are scheduled throughout the day.
  • Daily play, exercise, and enrichment activities are tailored to your dog's emotional and breed-specific needs. From small playgroups to solo walks and stimulating games, we ensure your companion stays mentally and physically engaged throughout their stay.

At Do Better Training, we're committed to providing a safe, enriching, and stress-free experience for your companion. Trust us to care for your furry friend like they're one of our own.

An initial consultation is required for new clients to determine your dog's needs

Enrichment Boarding

Enrichment dog boarding at Do Better Training offers a holistic approach to pet care, emphasizing mental and physical stimulation for your furry companion. Enrichment activities such as puzzle games, scent work, and interactive play sessions are carefully designed to engage dogs both mentally and physically, providing a fulfilling experience during their stay. Enrichment is vital for dogs as it promotes cognitive development, relieves boredom, reduces stress, and enhances overall well-being. By catering to a dog's innate instincts and providing varied experiences, enrichment boarding not only ensures their happiness but also contributes to their long-term health and behavioral balance. At Do Better Training, we believe that a stimulated dog is a happy dog, and our enrichment-focused approach reflects our commitment to providing the best care for your beloved pet.

Enrichment Boarding

$100 / Day

At Do Better Training, we believe in the transformative power of enrichment for every dog in our care. Our Happy Hound Enrichment Boarding program is designed with your pet's well-being in mind, focusing on providing stimulating activities that promote physical, mental, and emotional health. Enrichment isn't just an added bonus for us—it's the core of our boarding philosophy. From customized play sessions to sensory experiences and brain-teasing puzzles, we strive to create an environment where your dog thrives, learns, and explores. Each activity is carefully selected to cater to your dog's unique interests and needs, ensuring that their time with us is not only enjoyable but also enriching. With our enrichment-focused approach, your furry friend will return home happier, healthier, and more fulfilled than ever before.

What's Included:

  • 24/7 Supervision: Your dog will be under our watchful eye both in person during the day and via webcam round the clock, giving you peace of mind wherever you are.
  • Private Spacious Suites: Each dog has their own comfortable suite, complete with calming music and visual barriers to create a serene environment for relaxation.
  • In-Kennel Enrichment: We believe in approaching fear-free care through an enrichment lens, always striving to provide the best for our dogs. Your furry friend will enjoy a variety of safe and meaningful activities tailored to their individual needs, including solving food puzzles, indulging in lick mats, investigating DIY forage boxes, and experiencing aromatherapy.
  • Daily Play and Exercise: Our tailored play sessions and enrichment activities are designed to promote physical health, mental stimulation, and confidence-building. Your dog will participate in:
  • Canine Fitness Work: Promoting healthy bodies through exercises tailored to their fitness level, helping to strengthen muscles and improve flexibility.
  • Nosework: Engaging in foraging activities to stimulate their natural instincts, encourage mental stimulation, and provide sensory engagement.
  • Agility: Having fun while improving focus, coordination, and confidence as they navigate through agility obstacles under the guidance of our trained professionals.
  • Free Work: Encouraging exploration and self-expression in a safe and supportive environment, allowing your dog to build confidence and independence.

At Do Better Training, we're dedicated to providing a safe, enriching, and stress-free experience for your companion. Trust us to care for your furry friend like they're one of our own. Book your dog's stay with us today!

Choose Do Better Training for a transformative experience that prioritizes positive reinforcement, continual learning, and the well-being of your beloved companion.

  • LIMA Approach

    At Do Better Training, we adhere to the Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) approach in animal training and behavior modification plans. We prioritize methods that are gentle, respectful, and considerate of your pet's well-being.

  • Empowering Approach

    Our training philosophy is centered around empowerment for both you and your pet. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills to build a strong, positive bond and create a harmonious life together.

  • Punishment-Free Philosophy

    We unequivocally reject the use of punishment in our training methods. Instead, we focus on positive, effective, and humane strategies that foster a trusting and positive relationship between you and your animal.

  • Science-Based Techniques

    Do Better trainers use only the latest, most effective peer reviewed training techniques.