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Dog Day School Chapel Hill NC

Where We Transform the Behavior Pattern and Personality of Your Dog with Love, Care, and Patience! We know that you want your dog to be the most obedient, well-behaved, and decent pet ever – so do we! That’s why we have a dog day school in Chapel Hill, NC that caters to dogs of all sizes and breeds!

Our team knows how to treat your pet with love, care, and compassion, guaranteeing to meet all its needs at all times! We have a comfortable setting where your dog can eat and drink to its heart content, and nap after an exhausting day of play ever so peacefully! Our professional trainers will train your pet both on and off-leash to ensure that you come home to a well-behaved pet!


If you never registered at Top Dog please click the button below.


If you’re a current member please click the button below.

Here’s a quick look into our services:

  • An 1800 Sq. Foot State-Of-The-Art Facility
    Whether you want us to take care of your dog while you’re away or get him trained, our Doggy Day Care will satisfy you and your dog every time.
  • 100% Certified Trainers
    Our trainers and caregivers are not just passionate about dogs, they are professionally certified too! We will go the extra mile to teach positive behaviors into your furry friends and provide them with the utmost care and attention.
  • Comprehensive Training for Your Dogs At Dog Day Care Chapel Hill:
    • Dogs learn to play with others and improve their social skills.
    • The training helps curb destructive behaviors like excessive barking, digging and chewing.
    • Dogs enjoy a variety of exercises that are customized for their skill, temperament, and size.
    • Clients receive a detailed report every week on what the dogs learned along with homework and recommendations. This helps achieve success and confidence at both ends of the leash.
  • Reliable Shuttle Service
    We don’t want you to go through the hassle of commuting!
    Our door-to-door shuttle service will pick your dog up from your doorstep and drop it right there after some crazy grooming lessons.

Shuttle Hours

Monday – Friday 

  • 7:00 am – 8:30 am
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Sat-Sun and Holidays

Specialized training starting at $10.00

  • SAR/hunting
  • Leash handling
  • Aggression
  • Building confidence
  • Off lease recall
  • And so much, call us today!

Day School is closed the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and July 4th.

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Day School is FREE with the price of boarding, pick up must be before 9:00 am. If you pick up after 9:00 am you will be charged, please see below regarding prices.

Top Dog does require an annual registration fee of $30 per dog.

  • ½ Day School – $18 per dog
    Pick up between 9:01a-1:00 pm
  • Full Day School – $35 per dog
    Pick up between 1:01-4:00 pm
    Pickup between  4:01-7 pm
    ($45 for an additional night of boarding)
  • Full Day School- $34 – 2 or more dogs

We will still be here to care for your pet, however, drop off and pick up services are not available.

Schedule your dog’s day school here. If you’re new to Top Dog, you will need to register here first.

  • Dog of the month wins – 1 FREE day of school and magnet
  • Dog of the year wins – 1 FREE week of school and a Top Dog t-shirt
  • Every referral that uses our services= 1 FREE night of Boarding



  • 7:00-9:00 am drop off
  • 9:00-10:00 am treadmill/heeling
  • 10:00-11:00 am basic manners
  • 11:00-12:00 pm core conditioning
  • 12:00-1:00 pm nap time
  • 1:00-3:00 pm climbing/jumping equipment
  • 3:00-4:00 pm outside-socialize
  • 4:00-6:30 pm pick up
Our office is closed on the following holidays:
  • Easter Day
  • July 4th
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day