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We will be closed for Daycare on 12/24/21

Welcome to BrightDogs - We are currently OPEN for Daycare, Boarding and Training!

Thank You for choosing BrightDogs to take care of your dog!  

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us or mesage us on facebook. We cannot answer the phone during business hours!
Our phone number is 815-342-0956 feel free to text.

Please Note: We are currently a few weeks out for scheduling assessments.  

If you are looking for an assessment, please understand there may be a wait.  Thanks!  Boarding books up quickly and all dogs must have been assessed prior to booking.  


Please Note: If you are sick, or someone in your household has been sick, please keep your dogs home. As much as we want them to hang out with us, we would rather you stay home until you are healthy!

**Please refrain from entering the lobby if there is anyone else in there. **

Please refer to CDC guidelines for wearing masks.

We are open Monday -Friday 7am-6pm For daycare! We do require reservations!


At BrightDogs Dog Park we offer a safe and secure indoor setting for your dog to play in. Dog Day Care, Boarding and Certified Training.

Make your reservation online, once approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  

Your dog will enjoy structured and organized play time.

We will treat #Yourslikeours Always!

Assessments are scheduled in advance.  

For boarding: you must have an assessment and at least one visit prior to reserving.

If your dog is over 6 months of age - an assessment is required to attend BrightDogs.  Puppies up to 6 months must have 3 rounds of vaccinations and may attend for a half day for their first visit.  
Copies of your vaccinations are required at the time of assessment. Call us to schedule.
Offered for Half day (up to 4 hours) and full day (over 4 hours).
Sorry, No first time guests on Fridays!
Last guest check in is at 1pm (M-F) 
Reservations are requested! Please reserve on the Services page. Please check your email for confirmation.
*All dogs are required to complete an assessment prior to their first visit.  Please call to schedule: 815-823-9279
-We offer on site boarding facilities for your dog.  A friendly and warm environment.  With music playing and aromatherapy, we hope to offer the most "at home" boarding possible.  Boarding includes playing in the dog park through the day with structured playtime, breaks and outside time. See the boarding page for more info.

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-We offer many training classes!  From Basic Training & Behavior Modification to Enrichment and Specialty training. 
Is your dog a candidate for Canine Good Citizen Certification?  Try our Class to find out
See our schedules link for more information.
See buttons at the top for Quick Registration!
We offer Dog Parkour or Urban Agility along with other enrichment activities for dogs.  Watch for new and exciting offerings coming soon!
Canine Massage offered to our guests.  Appointments can be scheduled with us.  15 and 30 minute sessions available with Laura.

We recommend that puppies be at least 12 weeks old and must have 3 rounds of puppy shots completed.   Rescue dogs who are older than 12 weeks should have been with you for at least 2 weeks post adoption to ensure their health and comfort level with the handler.  

We reserve the right to refuse admittance to any dog or person who we feel is not a right fit for the dog park. Safety is our number one priority but please remember that we cannot be responsible for people while they are in the park.  We are there to supervise the dogs.

Should an incident occur please see a staff member immediately.

All dogs are required to have Rabies and Distemper(age appropriate) to enter the play areas.      They can be emailed to us at or presented at time of check in.  *Bordatella and Flu Vaccines are not required but we suggest you speak to your vet regarding these vaccines.

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Why is BrightDogs DogPark Different than other Dog Day Care facilities?


Dogs don’t need to “run and gun” for an entire day at dog day care. Some dogs in fact just don’t know when to stop and relax. At the BrightDogs DogPark, dogs will have ample time to play, wind down, go outside and relax in a kennel.

We offer over 1,700 sq. ft. for your dog to play and relax.  We have an outdoor space for sunshine, fresh air and snow for those who love it! 

A structured schedule will allow for dogs to have time to play and time to relax.


Owned and Operated by The Bright Family, Kyle Bright, ABC-DT, a certified dog trainer and Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Diana Bright, Lulu and Jack Bright.   Kyle has worked with puppies and older dogs for basic training and behavior modification.  He has worked with shelter dogs to acclimate them to being with people and other dogs. Diana is responsible for business aspects and all events.  Lulu and Jack - well they excel at playing with the dogs!  They help treat #Yourslikeours.

All of our staff is First Aid and Pet CPR Certified.  


BrightDogs will provide a home away from home for your dog. In a family friendly environment, the Bright Family will treat your dog as one of their own.  Like us on Facebook to see pictures of your pups throughout their stay!

An Assessment is required to use any services at BrightDogs.  This gives us a chance to meet you and your dog and plan your dogs playtime accordingly.  


We take care of #Yourslikeours  Always.


About BrightDogs

Where are we?

3105 Theodore Street

Joliet, IL 60435

815-823-9279 (text)

815-342-0956 (text)



Monday - Friday  7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Boarding drop off/pick up

  • All dogs must be picked up by 11am of the pick up day - later times incur an additional fee.

  • Drop off by 3:00pm preferred.

  • Saturday drop off available at 8am.

  • Sunday Pick up and Drop off should be scheduled when your reservation is made and may incur an additional fee. Saturday and Sunday pick up/drop off are 8-10am and 5-6pm.

  • Holiday Hours for boarding pick up or drop off are 8-10am ONLY.

  • See Boarding page for more information

Dog Day Care Hours

Please note that we are usually unable to answer the phone while we are at BrightDogs.  For urgent issues, feel free to text or use Facebook Messenger.  


We accept Visa/Mastercard/American Express/Cash

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