Top Dog of the Month: Small Dog Room

Name: AXEL SWIFT
 

Nicknames: A-MAN, A, PEANUT


How old? HE WILL BE 7 IN SEPTEMBER
 

When did they come live with you? AXEL WAS ADOPTED FROM THE TLC CANINE CENTER IN NEWELL, IA. WE GOT HIM IN 2014. 


Any siblings(animal or human?) COTTON, 7 MOS. LABRADOODLE; PREVIOUSLY STELLA, A YELLOW LAB


Favorite place? ANYWHERE WITH HIS MOMMY. HE LOVES WANDERING THE ACREAGE AT HIS GRANDMA'S HOUSE IN EASTERN IOWA.

Which one best: Outside or inside? INSIDE

Dog parks, Nap times, or Spa Day? HE LOVES NAP TIMES.

Favorite place to sleep? KING SIZED BED

Favorite food dog or human kind? LOVES BUTTERED POPCORN

Favorite toy at home:? GREEN MEANY (IT WAS PART OF HIS GIFT FROM HIS DDD SECRET SANTA LAST CHRISTMAS)

 

Favorite thing to do? FETCH. HE WILL PLAY FETCH ALL DAY LONG.

Favorite person or best friend? FAVORITE PERSON IS MOMMY

Watching my figure or YOLO (Picky eater or "starving all the time?") WAS A PICKY EATER UNTIL WE STARTED PUTTING RAW FOOD TOPPER ON HIS DINNER. HE LIKES ANY PEOPLE FOOD THAT WE WILL GIVE HIM.

I always am... STARING. HE WINS ALL THE STARE DOWNS.

Loves getting pets or just a loner? HE IS SELECTIVE. BUT HE LOVES TO SNUGGLE.

Introvert vs extrovert? INTROVERT WITH A BIG VOICE. HE BARKS AT STRANGERS AND KNOCKS ON THE DOOR, BUT RUNS FROM HIS OWN SHADOW!

Funny characteristics: HE SKIPS WHEN HE WALKS. HE LOVES GETTING THE STRIPE BETWEEN HIS EYES RUBBED. HE JUMPS ON THE BED AND GOES UNDER THE COVERS.

Misc stories about their past etc.: WHEN WE GOT AXEL HIS NAME WAS DUFFY. WE CHANGED HIS NAME TWICE BEFORE WE LANDED ON AXEL, WHICH IS PERFECT FOR HIM. WE WERE TOLD HIS MOTHER WAS A DACHSHUND AND HIS FATHER WAS A 'TRAVELING SALESMAN.' WE HAD HIS DNA TESTED AND IT DIDN'T SHOW ANY DACHSHUND AT ALL! 

Hours of Operation

ADDRESS

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Current hours during COVID19 pandemic:

 

Daycare​:
Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 12 pm; 2 pm to 6 pm
Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: No Daycare

Boarding Drop offs &  Pickups:
Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 12 pm; 2 pm to 6 pm
Saturday: BY APPOINTMENT

Sunday: BY APPOINTMENT

 

Please no walk ins. We kindly ask that you schedule an appointment. Thank you! 

724 Scott Ave

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

T / 515.288.0957
F / 866-604-8085

On the corner of SE 8th St and Scott Ave just south of the East Village downtown.​

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