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Kip Bayside

Doggy Daycare & Dog Boarding in Bayside

8 Levanswell Rd, Moorabbin VIC 3189

Dog daycare

Dog boarding

Door to door Transport

Looking for daycare and boarding options? Kip Bayside has you covered and is the perfect choice for social dogs! When they stay with us, they can enjoy daycare play days and making new friends, and also enjoy a comfortable room to retire in at night.

Happy Days and Happy Stays: Doggy daycare and dog boarding!

Whether you just need a day visit or an overnight stay, Kip Bayside is your one-stop shop! We have both daycare and boarding options available to suit your needs.

Convenient Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:00am-6:30pm for daycare.

Sat-Sun: 8:00am-10:00am, and 3:00pm-5:00pm also for boarding guests.

Public Holidays: as advised

Regular Photo and/or Video Updates provided throughout the day

As pet parents ourselves we know leaving your pup can be daunting so we deliver regular photo and/or video updates (aka pup-dates) right to your phone. You can access these through an easy-to-use customer portal!

Daycare Pricing Comparison

Existing Customer Daycare Pricing

No matter your schedule, we've got options for you and your dog.

Weekly Membership

Weekly Membership

$56/week

Package Deals

Package Deals

$55/day

Casual Visits

Casual Rates

$61/day

Dog Boarding Pricing

We've got options to make your dog's stay comfortable!

Dog boarding

Boarding Room Only

From $64/day

dog-daycare

Boarding Room with Daycare

From $88/day

Additional Boarding Services

We have a range of additional services and treats you can add to your dog’s stay to ensure they have the best possible stay with us.

Dog daycare

Daycare Sessions

$30/pet/day

Extra Playtime

Solo Playtime

$30/pet/day

Cuddletime

Cuddletime

$15/pet/day

Delicious Dinner

Chicken & Rice Dinner

$9/pet/day

Treat

Daily Treat

$4/pet/day

Meet the Team

Bec Froy

Bec Froy

Daycare and Boarding Manager

Bec has been a crucial part of the Kip family for a number of years, taking care of Kip Bayside and Melbourne West. She brings a wealth of experience to the team, making her the perfect choice to lead the team and care for every dog that walks through our doors.

Danny Mallory

Danny Mallory

Daycare & Boarding Manager

Danny is a ball of sunshine and is extremely passionate about all kinds of animals. He has a wealth of animal handling and boarding knowledge, having worked at other boarding locations in Melbourne. You'll have peace of mind knowing that your dog is in good hands with Danny.

Maddison Blakemore

Maddison Blakemore

Assistant Manager

In a short time, Maddi has shown her expertise in ensuring the safety, quality and love for all the pups in our care whilst also upholding the strong values of Kip. Her vibrant personality is infectious and makes her a fantastic carer for the dogs and a great role model for her team.

What we do

DOG DAYCARE

Are you needing daycare for your dog?

Whether you’re at work for the day or just want your dog to get some extra enrichment throughout the week, Kip dog daycare is your answer! We provide enriching activities, safe socialisation, and expert care, making for happy dogs all day long.

DOG BOARDING

Are you needing overnight care for your dog?

Keeping your four-legged friend happy, comfortable and safe is what pet boarding with us is all about. Every Kip trip comes with cosy rooms, premium meals, and extras that are sure to entertain even the fussiest pets.

PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF

Make your visit easier!

At Kip, we offer pick-up and drop-off to our locations to provide you with convenience and ensure you have a great experience.

Has your dog been itching to try daycare?

You need to attend a First Day Trial before coming more regularly

We want to ensure your pup gets started on the right paw when they join the Kip family. That’s why all dogs do a first-day trial to see whether the daycare environment suits them. On this first day trial, we encourage you to arrive before 9:00am to give your dog the best chance of success. We will give you an update throughout the day, and at pick-up, you will receive a report card and the team will discuss a recommended attendance plan. You will also need to be available for an earlier pick-up should our staff deem that daycare is not suitable for your dog.

Grab a 3-Day Intro Pack for only $26/day (1 month expiry) - saving $105!

To attend daycare your dog will need to be vaccinated (to C5 or above) and desexed if over 12 months. Dogs can attend their First Day Trial 10 days after their second vaccination (C5 or equivalent).

Has your dog been itching to try daycare?

How Daycare Works

FDT Step 1

Step 1: Choose Date

Request your first daycare trial and complete your dog's profile.

FDT Step 2

Step 2: Arrival

Drop off your dog at Kip before 9am.

FDT Step 3

Step 3: Settling In

Your dog will slowly be introduced to the daycare group, allowing them to interact with other dogs under close supervision and encouraging positive socialisation.

FDT Step 4

Step 4: Scheduled Rest Time

Nap time and health checks to reset and recharge before an afternoon of play.

FDT Step 5

Step 5: Regular Pupdates

Enjoy photo and video updates right to your phone.

FDT Step 6

Step 6: Home Time

Pick up your dog in the afternoon and our team will talk you through your dog's day and recommendations for future visits.

Has your pet been pawing to stay at a pet retreat?

What you need to know about boarding at Kip Bayside?

As pet pawrents ourselves, we know that leaving your pet for the first time can be stressful! Every trip to Kip Bayside includes your own room, stimulating playtime, daily photo and/or video updates, and premium kibble meals. We encourage pet parents to come visit the accommodation before the stay - these inspections are available at 3pm on Saturdays. Please contact us if you would like to partake in a facility tour.

To ensure everyone’s safety, please make sure that all pets are up to date with all vaccinations, and a certificate must be presented.

Has your pet been pawing to stay at a pet retreat?

How Boarding Works

FDT Step 1

Step 1: Choose Date

Request your boarding stay and complete your pet’s profile, including details such as your pets' vaccinations and any medication they need.

Boarding Transport

Step 2: Start Your Stay

Drop off your dog during reception hours. If you’ve selected transport, we’ll pick them up right from your door in the morning.

Boarding Yard

Step 3: Welcome & Health Check

Your dog gets settled in for their holiday, and staff gives them a health check.

Boarding Pupdate

Step 4: Enjoy Regular Updates to your Phone

Enjoy regular photo and/or video updates right to your phone throughout their stay.

Hydrobath Landscape

Step 5: Get that Fresh Wash Feeling

Receive a complimentary hydro-bath before going home for stays longer than 2 days.

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Step 6: Home Time!

Pick them up during reception hours, or if you’ve selected transport, we’ll drop them at your door.

Add daycare sessions to your boarding stay!

Provide your dog with extra enrichment and socialisation during their stay. Choose our popular all-inclusive package from $82/day. Prefer to choose the days? Add as many daycare sessions as you want throughout your stay for only $30/day.

Experienced Team, Safe Space, Regular Pupdates, Tailored Care

WHAT MAKES KIP BOARDING DIFFERENT?

We are passionate about providing the best care and enrichment for pets and a great experience for you. Our team of pet lovers have decades of experience. We know every pet is unique, so we have various options, including inclusive types of accommodation and additional services, to ensure we are tailoring the stay to suit your pet’s needs. Better yet, we will ensure you get frequent updates so you know you are getting the services you paid for! With best-in-industry facilities and structured processes around health and welfare monitoring, team training, customer updates and enrichment, our team will make sure your pet has the best day, every day. 

Experienced Team, Safe Space, Regular Pupdates, Tailored Care

How We Do Things

Safe & Fun

We have lots of fun together, but balance is key, which is why we tailor our services to meet your pet’s needs.

Passionate Team

With an in-house vet and decades of industry experience, our team of highly trained pet carers (and lovers!) will ensure your pet is in the safest hands.

Regular Updates

Leaving your pup can be stressful, so we deliver regular updates (or pup-dates) right to your phone, so you know they’re having fun!

FAQs

What are the requirements to attend?

Dogs can attend doggy daycare 10 days after their second vaccine (C5 or equivalent)

• Dogs must be de-sexed by 12 months

• Pet parents must present an up-to-date C5 vaccination certificate

Once these are completed, you’re all set to join the pack!

How does a daycare day work?

A Kip day starts bright and early at 7:00am, giving you plenty of time to drop off your furry friend on the way to work. Your dog’s day will be divided into two play sessions, morning and afternoon, and is broken up with quiet time in between to relax and recharge. This balance ensures that every dog has a great time without being overwhelmed and goes home looking forward to their next visit.

What does a daycare + boarding visit look like?

Your dog will come out of their room first thing for a morning play session, then return to their room for some delicious brekkie. After breakfast, they’ll rejoin the daycare group for more socialisation and enrichment. As the day comes to a close, it’s time for dinner in their room, and once they’re all fed and tired, your dog can kick back and relax in their comfy bed, ready for a kip.

How will my dog be grouped?

Groups are generally based on size, personality and play style so that your pup can enjoy their time with their BFFs (best furry friends!). Our animal handlers will also switch around groups as needed so that your dog gets the best out of every visit.

How safe is Kip Bayside?

Safety is our number one priority. All dogs in our care are fully vaccinated and have passed their trial day before joining. Our floors are also non-slip and water-resistant, and our fences dig-proof. All boarding rooms are also secured to ensure that your dog will stay exactly where they should be.

Why do you charge a late cancellation fee?

The late cancellation charge allows us to reallocate your reservation to another pup if you are unable to attend your session. This late cancellation/no-show charge applies to customers who fail to cancel a daycare visit by 5pm the day prior to the reservation.

What if my pet takes medication?

Absolutely! For an extra $5/pet/day, we can administer medication to your pets. Please provide all medication in a marked vet bag and provide enough medication for the entire duration of their stay.

Can I tour the facilities?

Absolutely! Simply contact us at [email protected] so our team can organise the best time for you to tour the premises.

My dog is a picky eater! Can I bring my own food?

We sure can, for an extra fee of $3/day! Please provide all required food, clearly marked and labelled. Please inform staff if your dog has any food allergies.

Ready to book in a happy stay?

Let's go

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