A Day at The Dog Stop – Upper St. Clair

All-Inclusive Dog Care Facilities Near You



The Dog Stop USC is a brand new and state of the art doggie day care and overnight boarding facility.  Long time USC residents Linda and Brad Childs are proud to open The Dog Stop USC in their own neighborhood.  They have had a long journey in the animal rescue world as co-founders of The Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team which is known to be the gold standard in safe and clean animal transportation.  Information can be found at www.nodogleftbehind.org. Linda and Brad will bring a supreme level of cleanliness to their new business in USC.

Lona, the general manager, had over 30 years of corporate experience.  She is passionate about all of her furry friends, and will certainly take amazing care of yours!

We have the dynamic duo of groomers!  Grooming will be offered 7 days per week by the team of Patty, and Melissa.  We are proud to have them on our team.  They bring many years of experience and pride themselves on the hard to groom dogs.  One of their favorites is doodles!

The facility itself offers two 10 foot mega luxury suites, four 6 foot junior suites, and 65 state of the art suites for your dogs to stretch out and enjoy the night with 15000 feet of outdoor space alone. With a water park and world class training facility coming soon. Also doubling inside to be 9000 feet for a total of 24000 feet. This facility also has brand new HV/ACsystems along with an air re-circulation system to continuously exchange fresh air. The building is owned by Linda and Brad Childs, therefore, no expense was spared in the remodel.

We, very much appreciate you trusting our team with your beloved family member.  We look forward to meeting them and showing them a great time. Open since May of 2018, we are excited to offer our services to the growing community of Upper St. Clair. Whether you’re just looking for a place for your pet to socialize, have a spa day, or a place for them to stay when you’re away, we are dedicated to making a memorable, tailored, and interactive experience for each one of our four-legged friends!




If you love the feeling of a fresh professional haircut and manicure, we promise that your dog does too! It can be stressful to get your pooch to stay still while you try to bathe or trim his hair. At The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair, we offer dog grooming services so you both can relax knowing that your dog is getting quality spa-like treatment with the professionals.The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair offers a variety of services including full-service grooms, baths, shed-reduction treatment, teeth brushing, nail trims, nail grinds, and more.
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While some dogs enjoy being home alone for a few hours, others may become anxious and lonely. If this is the case, you should consider looking into dog daycare. The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair, a nationally recognized all-inclusive dog care facility, offers dog daycare services in a neighborhood near you.Our core philosophy focuses on a lot of playtime and exercise for every pup in carefully selected playgroups. Pups who participate in daycare at The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair are more adjusted, less stressed, healthier and happier.
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Whether you are looking for basic boarding in a safe, fun and loving environment or you are looking for an all-inclusive vacation for your dog, The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair is the perfect place.Boarding at The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair is available 365 days a year. Boarding charges are by the night. Each pet is charged for the number of nights they stay regardless of the arrival or pick-up time. Our rates are all-inclusive, and there are no hidden fees.
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From puppy class to therapy dog preparation and everything in between, The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair offers a variety of Training services. Classes vary from group settings to one on one and take place in our facilities as well as your home. Please contact your local facility for their offerings and pricing.
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The Retail Store at The Dog Stop® Upper St. Clair features natural foods, supplements, treats, chews and toys for dogs and cats. Our careful and detailed selection process ensures that every product we carry will create a happy and healthy pet. Every brand of food we carry ranks a minimum of three stars, and many are limited-ingredient, grain and gluten free, and easily digested. Whether it be specific foods for puppies, seniors, breed sizes, special diets, or general all-life-stages food we have what you are looking for.
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