Dog Day School Durham NC

Love your dog but worried about his behavior? Tired of coming back home to a misbehaved and messy dog? Our Dog Day School in Durham, NC is here to help you out!

A perfectly behaved dog that doesn’t embarrass you in front of your guests is what all dog owners want. At our Doggie Day Care, we will help you attain your dog training goals, alleviating the stress of puppyhood. Dog Day Care Durham offers comprehensive training programs that cater to dogs of all ages, sizes, and breeds.


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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 Durham:
  • 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 want to make the whole experience absolutely hassle-free for our clients. That’s why we offer door-to-door shuttle service so that you never have to worry about any conveyance issues

Shuttle Hours

Monday – Friday 

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


Our office is closed on the following holidays:
  • Easter Day
  • July 4th
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

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 additional charges will apply.  Please refer to prices below.

  • ½ Day School – $18 per dog
  • Full Day School – $35 per dog
    ($45 for an additional night of boarding)
  • Full Day School- $34 – 2 or more dogs

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
  • 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



  • 7:00-8:00 am drop off
  • 4:00-7:00 pm pick up

Our Day School Program

(5-8 HOURS)
1/2 DAY
Socialization- learns how to play nicely with other dogs their size and temperatment yes yes
Engages with trainers to learn basic manners in small group setting yes yes
Daily Report Card yes yes
Pictures Posted on Facebook
Price $35 $18