PLEASE NOTE: As of October 11th, 2021, we will temporarily be suspending our playcare program so that our staff can receive additional training. Our sister hospital, Cedarcrest Animal Hospital in Acworth, will still be operating as normal. Please read this e-mail for details.

Doggie Playcare

Is your dog getting enough exercise?  As a busy pet parent, it may be hard to give your canine companions the socialization and exercise they need.  Treat your dog to a fun-filled day at our Doggie Playcare.  

Doggie Playcare is a "cage-free" environment, designed for dogs that are social with other dogs. Playcare provides an outlet to expend excess energy, socialize, exercise, and remain active. At Playcare, there is never a dull moment and our schedule is packed with fun activities. Our Playcare Team ensures safe play so dog owners can have peace of mind knowing they can juggle a hectic work schedule without compromising the care of their best friend.

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Playcare Requirements

  • Must successfully pass a Playcare temperament evaluation 

  • We accept puppies & dogs 12 weeks and older  

  • All patients 6 months and older must be spayed or neutered

  • We require all pets to be current on vaccines to stay in our facility

  • All dogs must be in good health, free of communicable diseases, and free of internal and external parasites including fleas and ticks

  • Puppies must have had at least two Distemper vaccines and a Bordetella vaccine


Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

Drop Off: 7:00am-9:00am 
Playtime: 9:00am-12:30pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm 
Relax Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm 
Pick Up: 4:00-6:00pm

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Why Playcare at Butler Creek Animal Hospital?

  • A safe and healthy environment

  • Parasite free environment 

  • Veterinary managed facility

  • Dogs are supervised 100% of the time

  • Lead Trainer oversees all activities

  • Medically trained team

What to bring for Playcare?

Nothing! Unless, of course, your dog or puppy eats three times a day and you needed to bring their midday meal from home.

What is Doggie Playcare at Butler Creek Animal Hospital?
Our mission is to provide your dog with a safe and healthy play environment to enrich their spirit and increase their social skills, offer an off-leash area to exercise their body, and give hours of play to stimulate their mind. Supervised by caring patient care technicians, our Playcare offers an educational alternative to being left home alone, with exercise, socialization, and opportunities to learn new skills, while interacting with other dogs.

Playcare Activities

  • ​Pack Walks

  • Treadmill Time

  • Safe Swimming - Lifeguards are always on duty!

  • Off-leash play

  • Lots of toys

  • Mind stimulation

  • Good manors training 

  • Impulse control activities

  • Specialization skills 

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If your pup is already one of the pack or you just want to see what we're all about, please join the BCAH Playcare Facebook group!

This group is for all our playcare/training clients to not only entertain but also keep you informed on the latest happenings in playcare! We want to make this group as interactive as possible, so feel free to ask questions, make picture requests, or check in on how your pup is doing during their stay with us! 

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