What is Love Dogs Camp?

We are cage-free on five acres of land so your dogs will have lots of space to run and play. We offer a variety of programs designed to physically and mentally challenge our active doggie visitors, and provide comfort for dogs who need to relax on the deck in the sun or hang out on sofas with loving humans. We keep our groups small so each dog can receive the personalized attention they deserve.


Safe Environment

ALL dogs at Love Dogs Camp are prescreened and interviewed, providing you the peace of mind that your friend is in a safe environment.


A core value at LOVE DOGS CAMP is demonstrating to each doggie visitor how much we respect their intelligence and how they feel. We listen carefully to what they tell us and respond with love and attention.

24/7 Supervision

All dogs have 24/7 loving human supervision - they are NEVER left alone.
Our dog camp has been designed to:

1. Create an environment where dog knows that everyone here is invested in their well being, so they feel free to express how they feel and what they need.
2. Work with dogs to overcome separation and other anxiety issues.
3. Work with dogs to help them understand appropriate boundary lines, how to make friends and get what they want and need by making positive choices, not acting out.

In-Home Sleepovers

All sleepovers are inside our home ALWAYS with a loving human.

Doggie Daycare

Many dog owners do not realize how much dogs want to be part of a pack and need doggie friends. We encourage you not to leave your dog alone for more than 2-3 hours at a time. We have a flexible daycare program - you can leave your dog for a couple of hours or all day.

Positive Socialization With Every Visit

We work with each doggie visitor to guide them to become balanced and centered, so when they go out into the world, he/she understands appropriate behavior and boundary lines.

Cage Free, Organic Gentle Grooming

We have a 100% return rate on our grooming services which are designed to be a positive, and healthy experience for your dog. No unhealthy chemicals, no psychologically damaging treatment.

Healthy Home Cooking / Anti-Cancer Diet

Since cancer is now the number one cause of illness and death among dogs, we provide healthy, homemade food high in antioxidants, containing no hormones or antibiotics. Of course, with your permission only, since we are committed to ensuring the health and safety of all of our visitors.

The Central Coast Holistic Dog Center.

Founded in November, 2002 by Carolyn Leighton, Love Dogs Camp is offers cage free environment to families seeking a positive, holistic alternative to kennels when they want daycare, boarding, grooming and positive training for the dogs they love.

Our work here is focused on creating optimal environments where dogs can fully develop and express their unique gifts and positively contribute to their families.

To schedule a visit/interview for your dog(s), please complete this application


Contact Us

To schedule an prescreening interview, daycare, boarding, or training services, please feel free to contact us!
Phone: (805) 474-8092

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