My dogs have stayed at Passage East twice for 10 days each time. We love looking for the Facebook posts and seeing what the dogs are up to. They really enjoy the extra one on one playtime each day. They come home so happy and healthy after their stay.
- Sarah S. Facebook.com
Our newly renovated facility is designed to meet the needs of each of our valued guests.
State-of-the-art air purification & climate control systems, Nest® carbon monoxide/smoke detectors, & best of all, managers who live onsite ensure your dog's round-the-clock safety, while calming music, roomy accommodations, & regular dog & human interaction promote a positive, low-stress environment your best friend will love.
Free Play, Every Day
Our philosophy is that fresh air & exercise aren't luxuries for dogs, but necessities. So while some facilities charge pricey extra fees for a few minutes of playtime or a short walk, we offer all socialized pups 2 outdoor playgroups a day for a total of 4 hours of fun - absolutely free.
Off hours pick-up & drop-off must be arranged with staff in advance. Additional fees may apply.
An Important Message For Our Valued Clients
Because your dog’s health and well-being is our first priority at Passage East, we want to alert you to recent reporting of CANINE INFLUENZA (canine flu) in Fairfield County.
There have been NO cases of Canine Flu at Passage East.
We are on high alert for symptoms & exercising even more rigorous sterilization & sanitation protocols to ensure our facility remains a safe place for your furry family members. Additionally, as a precautionary measure, dogs displaying symptoms will be required to leave immediately.
We are NOT mandating that your dog receive the Canine Influenza vaccine, but do encourage you to consult with your vet to see if it’s something they would recommend.
Please be aware that puppies, older dogs, & dogs with existing health issues / compromised immune systems are the most at risk.
We ask our current clients to please be on the lookout for flu-like symptoms in your dogs, and to refrain from visiting other facilities, pet stores, & dog parks where the virus is more likely to spread. Thanks for helping us maintain a safe home away from home for your dogs!
Drop Off & Pick Up Hours
8am-11am & 3pm-6pm
9am-11am & 3pm-5 pm
Passage East is the only place we trust with our English Mastiff, Meatball. Great outdoor time with lots of dog socialization. Super clean. Great staff that is so kind and caring. He has been going there since he was a tiny puppy. Can't say enough good things about Passage East! - Althea H., Yelp.com
An additional fee of $10/night will be charged for unaltered dogs over 8 months old.
All prices subject to tax.
I highly recommend Passage East. They have always been able to accommodate my needs when having to board my dog. He actually loves it there. The new play area that they have put in is very nice and there is a lot of room for the dogs to run and play.
- Jeff K., Yelp.com
Fully secured with double fences, our 2 outdoor yards include playground equipment, raised beds, pools & tents for swimming & shade during warm weather, & 24/7 water access. Playgroups are held indoors in our newly remodeled rec area during poor weather. Both spaces are thoroughly disinfected daily to ensure the cleanest possible environment for your dog.
Small Dogs (<45 lbs)
Large Dogs (>45 lbs)
After a fun-filled day of play your dog will relax and catch some zzz’s in one of our indoor cottages or cabins. We have sleeping quarters available in 5 different sizes to comfortably accommodate any pup, plus spacious indoor runs measuring 15' by 6' for the biggest dogs or multi-dog families.
Managers Live Onsite
Many facilities promise 24/7 care, but do you know exactly who's taking those overnight shifts? Here, our senior management resides onsite - the people who know your dogs best and who your dogs know and trust - so you can be 100% confident of their safety at all times.
All Dogs Welcome
We believe that each and every dog deserves the same quality care, service, and love, and never discriminate against breeds. Our facility is designed and our expert staff is trained to provide superior care for all our furry guests, including those with special needs & conditions.
We take the stress out of being apart by providing a best-in-class, 4-acre retreat for your pup to call home and a tight-knit, passionate team of expert caregivers to treat them like family, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Check out our video to see why dogs everywhere are getting excited to stay at Passage East!
When not in playgroup, your dog will spend the day enjoying tons of fresh air & space to stretch in one of our roomy, covered outdoor runs (weather permitting). Our runs measure 10'-20' long x 4'-6' wide and are equipped with raised Kuranda beds for lounging & ample fresh water at all times. Dog siblings are welcome to hang out together in a shared run.
Passion & Experience
Our skilled team doesn't just adore dogs - we've worked with thousands over the years & dedicated our lives to learning what makes them tick. Most importantly, we get to know YOUR dog and the little details that make them unique so we can love & care for them like family.
We're all dog parents here, so we get it - time apart from your pup is ruff. And if this is your first time going away, choosing the right pet care solution can be overwhelming. There's a lot of options out there, and you want nothing short of the best in safety, comfort, and value for your best friend.
Passage East is here to make that decision easy.
Call us at (203) 762-7998 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your tour!
Tours are conducted by appointment from Monday-Saturday..
Because our managers & staff are occupied with tending to our guests during office hours, we can't conduct tours at drop-off.
8am - 11am
3pm - 6pm
9am - 11am
3pm - 5pm