We offer a different day out for your dogs to the traditional day care.
Dogs Day Out is a day filled with stimulation, outdoor activity, swimming and pampering.

What the day includes:

7.00 – 7.30am – Dogs are picked up in the Rothwell Run van from a central location
8.30am – Dogs Arrive at Rothwell Run for the fun to begin
9.00am – Supervised group play sessions with interactive toys, agility equipment and plenty of treats

11.30am – Lunch and relax in our climate controlled rooms

1.00pm – Supervised group swim with interactive water toys and life jackets provided for those dogs lacking in confidence

2.00pm – Pamper time with a warm Hydro-Bath and blow dry
3:30pm – Dogs commence their journey home from Rothwell Run
4.30pm – Dogs greet their owners at the same destination as pick up point


Meet Up Locations:

Grooming temporarily unavailable 

Tuesday 8th February: 7:30am, Richmond -Barkly Gardens, Corner of Mary St and Little Rose St

Tuesday 15th February: 7:30am, Williamstown – Hatt Reserve Playground carpark, 29 Esplanade

Tuesday 22nd February: 7:30am, Port Melbourne – Edwards Park, Esplanade East

Tuesday 1st March: 7:30am, Point Cook – Saltwater Reserve car park, Saltwater Promenade – Tennis Centre carpark

Tuesday 8th March: 7:30am, Geelong – Belmont Dog Park, 162 Barrabool Rd

Tuesday 15th March: Long weekend, no DDO

Tuesday 22nd March: 7:30am, Malvern – Central Park, corner of Kingston St and Central Park Rd

Tuesday 29th March: 7:30am, Yarraville – Yarraville Gardens, Whitehall St/Docklands Hwy entrance

Break for Easter Holidays


For safety reasons, there are some stronger breeds that we will no longer be accepting to Dog’s Day Out, please see the list below to get an idea of what some of these breeds are.

Bulldogs,  Bull Terriers, Boxers, Chow Chows, Dobermans, Great Danes, Greyhounds, Heelers, Huskies, Malamutes, Mastiffs, Maremmas, Rottweilers, Ridgebacks, Shepherds (excluding Australian), Saint Bernards, Staffies, Staghounds, Wolfhounds.


Please note: Dog’s Day Out is for dogs who are well socialised and love to play with other dogs, this is not a training service to help with anxious or reactive dogs. 


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  Group Swim,
Hydrobath & Blow Dry
Group Play in Agility Yard
Group Swim,
Hydrobath & Blow Dry
Group Play in Agility Yard
+ Pick Up & Delivery
Group Swim,
Hydrobath & Blow Dry
Group Play in Agility Yard
+ Pick Up & Delivery
+ Professional Groom
+ Photos
  $79 $99 $180
Supervised Group Swim
Hydrobath and Blow Dry
Lunch & Rest Time
Supervised Group Play in Agility Yard
Pick up from Central Location  
Delivery to Central Location  
Photos of the Day    
Professional Groom*    

* please note that grooming charges may vary depending on the size and breed of your dog.