Lucky Dog Barks and Recreation Dog Daycare and Dog Boarding

Swansea, Illinois

Want your dog to join our Lucky Dog family?   

All new family members must pass a FREE interview and trial day before participating in daycare or boarding. Interviews are conducted Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Your portion of the interview will last about 20-30 minutes, but your pup will need to stay for at least 3 hours.

Tours are always available. Come check us out and see what all the barking is about!


  • At least four months old
  • Spayed or neutered (if six months or older)
  • Current on Rabies, DHLPP, Canine Influenza, Bordetella vaccines (Bordetella must be updated within the last 6 months)
  • 1 year bordetella vaccinations are not accepted if given more than 6 months ago
  • Flea/tick free and in good overall health
  • No open wounds or stitches of any kind
  • Wearing a quick-release collar
  • Dog and people friendly
  • Able to pass the interview and trial day

You should allow 20-30 minutes for your Lucky Dog to complete the interview process. We require all Lucky Dogs to stay for a minimum of 3 hours as part of the interview, but you are welcome to let your Lucky Dog play here all day for free on the interview day! (Must pick up before we close.)

Please complete the interview request form to the right. Additionally, please download and complete our Lucky Dog Application and bring with you to the interview. PLEASE NOTE: This is a request only. You will be contacted shortly by a representative to schedule the actual time for the interview.