Health Requirements

In order to ensure a healthy stay for all our guests, dogs must be current on the following vaccinations:

  • Rabies - 3 year Vaccination (1 year if less than 1.5 years old)
  • DHLPP/DHPP (Distemper/Parvo)
  • Bordetella (Canine Cough) within last 6 months for intranasal or 1 year for injection

*Please note that we will accept current titer tests showing proper immunity/antibody levels in lieu of Distemper/Parvo vaccines. A Bordetella waiver can be signed if you would prefer not to give your dog the vaccine. Current Rabies vaccination is required by Colorado State Law.
*Canine Influenza is not required, but please check with your veterinarian about their recommendations (Initial Vaccine with booster 2-4 weeks later, followed by annual vaccination).


In addition to providing proof of vaccinations from your veterinarian, we require that:Health Requirements

  • All dogs are at least 4 months old before attending any services at Uptown Dog.
  • All dogs 6 months of age and older must be spayed or neutered.
  • Nylon collars with plastic snapping buckles must be worn with current ID and Rabies tags.
  • A completed application packet is required for participation in any Uptown Dog services. Please see our Forms and Applications page for details.
  • All dogs must complete a successful behavior evaluation and interview day with one of Uptown Dog's Behavior Department staff members, and display continued appropriate behavior in order to participate in daycare.