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WHO WE ARE

We are a dog daycare dedicated exclusively to the small breeds. Based in Central Upper Hutt. We believe in creating a fun and loving centre to support modern dog loving families. We do not keep them in large cages separated, they are encourage to play and interact. We take the responsibility of looking after dogs very seriously. We have joined IBPSA – International Boarding and Pet services Association,

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WHAT WE DO

We have different options to offer the best fit for you and your dog, whether it be full days, full time, or a couple of full days a week, to half days. We can work around your needs by also offering to pick up and drop off.

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WHERE WE WORK

We believe that dogs not only need play and companionship but they also need structure. We provide a large, bright play area and with comfortable seats and beds to provide a homely like atmosphere. There are games and activities to stimulate and engage.

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Boarding

Currently only available for Four Small Paws we now offer boarding at our home, a peaceful 20 acres of bush with 2 acres of flat land to run around in the Central Upper Hutt area.

By boarding with us, you are booking a wonderful vacation for your dog

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Testimonials

Oli was very excited for his first day of daycare and he has come home beautifully brushed and exhausted – despite having spent a very relaxing day by the sound of things! From a personal point of view I love the secure set-up, the easy parking and the proximity to the railway station as well as the efficient processes around check-in/out and payments. But most of all I love the obvious attention and care he received. Looking forward to his next visit!

Doreen Shields

Amazing boarding and daycare. Our 3 griffons has an amazing time and were looked after like their own babies.

Jacqui Broome

Buddy loved his first session and came back home happy and tired. We even got a report and notes about how he went at doggy daycare! Thanks for taking such good care of him.

Lisa Vine

I’m really happy that I found Four Small Paws for Milli to have the chance to make new friends and learn more games. Also how to behave in a pack. Shes learned a lot. She is a lot more chilled at home too. It’s good for both of us!
Milli is always happy to go to Kindy, lol and comes home happy and tired.
The staff obviously enjoy their job and take good care of the dogs. I can leave her there knowing she will be safe. That’s important to me.

Maia was shy at first, but has settled in with the other dogs and has made friends. This business is flexible and handles changes with ease. I loved the farm day for dogs! I enjoy seeing the photos and videos of the dogs on Facebook while I’m at work.

Wendymae Laird

About Us

As owners of small dogs and regular users of day care over the past 10 years, we felt there was a space for a small dog only day care where the dogs can feel safe and less anxious.

If you are like us, your pets are part of your family and when you cannot be home for them because of work and other obligations, you want them to be taken care of with the same love and attention you give them.

We are strong advocates of day care for dogs, we all lead very busy lives and are often away from home from 6 to 10 hours a day, then once we get home we are tired but we are greeted by a dog that has been alone all day and is so desperate for attention and exercise.

I used to be greeted each night by an overturned rubbish bin or something equally as naughty. Then I heard about day care, oh what bliss, Caspa got to play, sleep, socialise and was warm, safe and loved. I went to work without guilt and came home to a lovely tired happy dog.

COME TO FOUR SMALL PAWS

We have play times, rest times and training times.

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