How does my dog join the pack?

Call or email us for a free meet and greet. We come to your home to meet you and your pup.

Am I required to reserve a certain number of hikes per week?

Nope! You can schedule any service when you need it. There’s no minimum requirement. The more your pup joins the pack the more comfortable they’ll be with their friends and the Paw Play Date routine.

I have a puppy, Can they join the pack?

Yes, All dogs 16 weeks of age and older can join the pack but must be spayed or neutered by 7 months.

Do you require proof of vaccination?

Yes, all dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations which include: DHLPP or DAPP ( distemper and Parvo), Bordetella and Rabies.

What times do the packs go out?

We offer three times blocks to choose from:

9 am - Noon: 1 hour hike ( half day)

Noon - 3 pm: 1 hour hike ( half day)

9 am - 3 pm: 2 hour hike ( full day)

**Saturday’s & Sunday’s 11 am - 1 pm: 1 hour hike option only

** Each time block allows for pick up, hiking, and drop off.

What trails and parks do you go to?

Some of our favorites are:

  • Lory State Park - Shoreline and Well Gulch trails

  • Reservoir Ridge

  • Maxwell Natural Area

  • Riverbend Ponds Natural Area

  • Grey Rock

  • Gateway Natural Area

  • Soft Gold Dog Park

What’s the Daily Feedback Report?

We send a Daily Feedback Report to your email filled with pictures of your dog in action and a short synopses of their day. You’ll see how much fun they had while you were away!

Transportation to and from the trail head.

All Paw Play Date vehicles are equipped with safety seat beat harnesses to ensure a safe and fun car ride.

Will my pup get a Paw Play Date bandana?

During each adventure your pup will be fitted with a Paw Play Date bandana. It’s an extra safety measure while out on the trail or in the pack, plus they look super cute. The option to purchase more bandanas is available.

How do I pay my invoice?

Billing occurs on the 1st and 16th of every month via email.

  • Online options (credit/debit cards)

  • Venmo

  • Zelle

  • Check/cash

Are you insured?

Yes! We’re insured by Business Insurers of the Carolinas through Pet Sitters International.

How early or late can my staycation start?

The first available pick up time is 8am and last pick up time is 8pm. If you prefer to drop your dog off, these times still apply.

Do You Have Holiday Rates?

Yes, $10 added per hike or private walk and $20 added per staycation day for the holidays below. 100% of the added charge goes to your Pack leader.

  • Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day ( Day of only)

  • New Years Day ( holiday rate applied New Years Eve & New Years Day)

  • Thanksgiving ( holiday rate applied Wednesday before, Thanksgiving day and Friday after)

  • Christmas ( holiday rate applied Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & 2 days following Christmas)