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FAQ's

1. What sets Northward Hound apart from other dog care options?

The only dog trip of it's kind, Northward Hound offers a welcome change and an extremely unique take on dog care. With activities from hiking, swimming, running on the beach and in open fields...this weekend excursion has something for every dog and no two trips are ever the same. Northward Hound invites your best friend to do what they innately love to do...experience and explore the scents, sights and sounds of nature, all amidst the backdrop of New Hampshire's majectic seasonal splendor.

2. What is inlcuded in a Northward Hound weekend? How much does the weekend cost?

Northward Hound offers 3-day weekends for dogs to New Hampshire.  The weekend includes door to door pick up & drop off as well as fun-filled days of exploration & adventure and a full-service bath with blow dry and brush out. Three day weekends start are $350.

3. How many dogs travel on a NoHo weekend?

Northward Hound ensures attention and exclusivity for your best friend with no more than 6 dogs per trip.

4. Will my dog be off-leash during his/her adventure?

Yes and no. Northward Hound’s primary focus is the safety and well-being of your beloved friend. We tailor each trip to the personality and temperament of every dog on an individual basis. Where parts of the weekend allow for off-leash fun, other parts require on-leash attention.

5. How long is the drive to New Hampshire or Bucks County, PA?

The trip from New York City to Hooksett, New Hampshire is approximately 4 hours, The drive to Bucks County is a little less than 2 hours.

6. Is there a Northward Hound trip every weekend?

There are several trips a year with our season running from year-round. Let us know when you'd like to send your dog and chances are we can accomodate..

7. Does Northward Hound provide meals for my dog during the weekend?

Northward Hound understands the dietary needs and restrictions of each individual dog varies drastically, therefore we request each dog be sent with his/her own food for the weekend.

8. What happens if my dog becomes ill or gets injured over the weekend? Is there a vet on-site?

Northward Hound is fully committed to the care and safety of your dog. Should a situation arise that requires medical attention, there is a vet and 24-hr emergency animal hospital very nearby.

9. Where do the dogs stay during the Northward Hound weekend?

Northward Hound is housed in the small town of Hooksett, New Hampshire – located in the South Central region of the state. We have turned our family’s New England home into a virtual ‘doggie haven’ filled with lush amenities, including a comfortable climate-controlled environment, private sleeping quarters, continuous fresh water, visual, audio and live in-room entertainment, multiple daily walks in addition to our numerous activities, and 24-hr care & supervision. Nestled among 25 acres of rolling pasture and woodlands, pups have plenty of space to run, play & explore safely and securely. Clients are also encouraged to contact us any time for current status of their best friend’s adventure or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram! Our Bucks County house is a circa 1825 stone farmhouse which we make available to all dogs. We also have a large fenced-in backyard for running and playing as well as parks and trails nearby to go exploring.

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