The Dog Den

Learn and Play...Everyday!

1019 Jonathon Dr. Madison, WI 53713 | 608-278-PLAY (7529)
410 Atlas Ave, Madison, WI 53714 | 608-241-DOGS (3647)

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Hours & Rates

Looking for the Puppy Den Rates?  You can find them HERE!

2019 holidays

We are closed for the following daycare days in 2019

  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • Memorial Day - May 27th
  • Independence Day - July 4th and 5th
  • Labor Day - September 2nd
  • Thanksgiving - November 28th and 29th
  • Christmas & New Year’s - December 21st through January 2nd

Bad Weather?

The Dog Den will stay open as long as Madison roads are safe. 
We will close if Madison Public Schools are closed due to SNOW & ICE. 
We will be OPEN if Madison Schools close due to COLD.

2019 daycare rates

  1 Dog 2 Dog 3 Dog

Half Day*


No Discount

No Discount

Daycare: Full Day




10 Day Package**

$240 ($24/day)

$430 ($43/day)

$510 ($51/day)

20 Day Package**

$460 ($23/day)

$800 ($40/day)

$940 ($47/day)

 *Half day rates are for 6:30am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-6:00pm **10-day packages expire after 6 months, 20-day packages expire after 12 months.

2019 year long packages**

Available 12/1/2018


2 Days/Week

3 Days/Week

 Unlimited Days

Regular Price




Cash/Check Discount




**Price is per dog, no multiple dogs discounts for these packages. Package purchased is for amount of days specified per week.  Example: If you purchase a 2-day per week package you will receive 2 days per week.  If you would like to bring your dog in an additional day that week you can either pay the regular daily rate, or purchase a package to be used for “extra” days. Unused package days do not carry over to additional weeks. Package fees are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or credits.  All pre-paid packages are non-refundable. These super-low package rates are only available for purchase before December 28, 2018. We only have a limited number of these packages available so if you are interested, please ask your playgroup leader about them. When they run out, they run out!  


  • Prepaid packages are non-refundable. Coupons can not be redeemed for cash or credits. Reservations are required.  
  • Packages do not secure a spot in daycare without a reservation.
  • Prepaid packages have expiration dates




M-F Daycare Hours are 6:30am - 6:00pm Fitchburg

M-F Daycare Hours are 6:00am - 6:30pm East

Half Day hours are from 6:30am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-6:00pm

Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for a fee of $5.00 for the first half hour and $1.00 per minute after that.  Please contact us for more information.

Click here to make a reservation

Light Grooming for Daycare Dogs (Fitchburg Only)

  • Nail Clipping, $15.00

  • Ear & Eye Wipe, $5.00

  • Light Brushing - Free, just ask!

  • Furminator Brushing, $10.00


One-On-One Training
(during daycare hours)

Click here for information Private In-Home lessons or Behavior Consults


Prepaid packages are non-refundable. Coupons can not be redeemed for cash or credits. Reservations are required.  Packages do not secure a spot in daycare without a reservation.

We have a 24 hour cancel policy. Please understand that we have dogs waiting to come and play. If you do not cancel before the end of business the day ahead of time, we will bill you for a full day. We will be closed on all major holidays (New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) unless otherwise noted.

Little Pookers is sad when she sees all of the other dogs going home and her parents are not there to pick her up! Please pick up your dog no later than 6:00pm. We charge a $1.00 per minute fee after closing unless you have let us know ahead of time you will need the late pick up - before 6:30pm.