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Camp Bow Wow Now Open in Hoboken

by Erica Commisso
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It goes without saying that our pets are members of the family. That’s why they deserve to be pampered, loved, and spoiled even when they’re being dogsat. Dog owners will be happy to know that another pet daycare, Camp Bow Bow has opened in Hoboken as of June 25th and hopes to take care of your little furry one when you’re unable to. Read on to learn what we know about Camp Bow Wow located at 1414 Grand Street in Hoboken. 

Hoboken Girl got word that Camp Bow Wow was opening in Hoboken back in March. At the time, the doggy daycare had hoped to open the following month in April, but it has officially opened Friday, June 25th.

The camp is made up of a 7,300 square-foot dog-friendly space at 1414 Grand Street — just around the corner from the Pilsener Haus Biergarten, and directly across from Carpe Diem restaurant.  

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About Camp Bow Wow

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Camp Bow Wow is the nation’s largest, most trusted pet care franchise offering premium, all-inclusive care for dogs by providing a fun and safe environment for all-day play, socialization, and overnight stays,” says Camp Bow Wow’s owner, Ken Myers. He aims to give dog parents peace of mind and offer dogs an enjoyable stay, whether it be a short-term, or long-term visit. 

“The Hoboken Camp features four play yards for teacup, small, medium, and large dogs, 54 spacious cabins including three luxury suites, and a climate-controlled atmosphere,” Myers says, ensuring that the dogs have ample time and space to both play and relax. 

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And, Camp Bow Wow offers live webcams, allowing parents to check in on their furry friends at any time.

“Additionally, there are Certified Camp Counselors, trained in dog behavior, pet CPR and first aid, supervising all-day play, socialization, and overnight stays,” Myers says. Camp Bow Wow even has an Animal Health & Behavior Consultant, Erin Askeland, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, on staff, who serves as an expert resource for the entire system of Camps.

“Camp Bow Wow Hoboken is part of a national franchise system that has been operating for 20 years and has more than 180 locations in 42 states and Canada,” says Myers, who said he picked Hoboken for a new franchise because of its development and proximity to New York City, as well as the dog-friendly nature of the community. 

“Just walking the communities and seeing all the dogs, there is no doubt that Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken are all fur-kid loving communities,” he said to The Hoboken Girl

And, to show dogs, even more, love, Camp Bow Wow Hoboken partnered with the Liberty Humane Society through their non-profit organization, Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. The foundation offers grants to individuals, shelters, and rescue groups that help pay for necessary veterinary care. 

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Myers says work like this will be a continuing mission for his franchise. “I want to support local community organizations like the Liberty Humane Society through partnerships with Camp Bow Wow Hoboken,” he says. 

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“After conversations with Liberty Humane Society leadership and learning about their current needs, we developed our first campaign called Change for Good. In celebration of the National “Change a Pet’s Life Day” on January 24th, we launched the fundraiser with the goal of raising $1,000 to recognize the hard work of shelter staff and volunteers, encourage adoption, and support critical medical needs like vaccinations, medication and spaying/neutering. Camp Bow Wow Hoboken promised to match donations up to 50% and we ended up exceeding our goal by 26%, raising $1,265!”  

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