GENERAL NEWS RELEASE

The Good Dog Spot is supporting a 7-year-old Wisconsin girl’s wish of receiving letters from dogs. Emma Mertens of Milwaukee is fighting a brain tumor and has requested for dog owners around the world to send her loving messages from their pups. Read more…

Swimming Safety

Who says cats can’t be trained? Cat owners often let their cats exhibit certain behaviors because they believe it is in the cat’s nature. For example, going outside the litterbox. Oftentimes owners think this is a normal cat behavior. Not true. Another example, scratching furniture. Read more…

Dog Friendships

Did you know that there is very little scientific research confirming that dogs form friendships with other dogs?  Here at The Good Dog Spot, we definitely see friendships formed between our daycare dogs and find it interesting more research on this has not been done. Read more…

POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT TRAINING

It can be difficult to decide what the best training method is for your pet, especially with so many variations of training and so many opinions shared online. We believe in positive reinforcement training and find that it is a highly effective and influential way to train pets.. Read more…

How to Avoid Pet Dehydration

Summer is finally here and I’m sure you are ready for making lots of great summer memories! One of the most important things you can do for your pet during the summer months is to make sure your pet is properly hydrated. Read more…

EASY HYGIENE TIPS TO DO FOR YOUR DOG

You keep yourself clean on a daily basis, but what about your furry bestie? And no, we don’t mean the occasional bath and brushing – dogs need more than that, and they deserve it, too. Read more…

THE GOOD DOG SPOT TO HOST SUMMER SANTA YAPPY HOUR EVENT

The Good Dog Spot, with locations in both Chicopee, MA and Northampton, MA is hosting a Summer Santa Yappy Hour Event and will be donating the proceeds to Rainbow Rescues and Thomas J. O’Connor’s. Read more…

AVOIDING DOG FIGHTS

We are fully committed to providing your dog a fun, safe place to socialize. Our team focuses highly on evaluating each dog and do our best with planning to eliminate any negative interactions between dogs during their stay with us. Read more…

CAT TRAINING

Who says cats can’t be trained? Cat owners often let their cats exhibit certain behaviors because they believe it is in the cat’s nature. For example, going outside the litterbox. Oftentimes owners think this is a normal cat behavior. Not true. Another example, scratching furniture. Read more…

CAN CATS AND DOGS EVER GET ALONG?

We’ve all seen it played out in cartoons, pop culture and everything in between: cats and dogs just don’t get along. But is that really true? Whether you have a cat, dog, or both, there are certain reasons why cats and dogs can get along…and why not. Read more…

HOW TO INTRODUCE YOUR PET TO YOUR KIDS

Meet Joe. Joe is in his mid-thirties and has a lovable, cuddly golden retriever named Sandy. Joe’s had Sandy since right after he graduated from college. Sandy was there for him through everything, including his wedding, honeymoon and even his bachelor party. Read more…

A Unique Puppy Program for Daycare and the Real World

The Good Dog Spot, with locations in both Chicopee, MA and Northampton, MA is excited to bring their Spots Tots program to their Chicopee location! The program is designed to help puppies get ready for the daycare environment. Read more…

PUPPY TRAINING TIPS

Well: you did it. You’re the proud owner of a new puppy! It’s wonderful to imagine the memories you’ll make with your new dog. However, there’s something you need to think about almost as soon as you officially welcome your pet home:  puppy training. Read more…

WINTER EXERCISE

Unless you spend the season at the nearest ski mountain, it’s tough to find the motivation to be active during the winter months in New England. It’s colder, darker, and hazards like snow and ice add another layer of concern when it comes to outdoor activity. Read more…

Call Us to book your spot (413) 534-1333

35 C North Chicopee Street Chicopee, MA 01020

139 King Street Northampton, MA 01060

ABOUT US

Our Mission is to ensure pet parents’ peace of mind by providing consistent, compassionate grooming services and a nurturing, safe and fun environment for pets to socialize and grow through our daycare and overnight programs.

Chicopee hours

  • Monday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Friday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Saturday  8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday  8:00am - 9:00am
    & 4:00 - 5:00pm 

We are closed between 12:30-1:30 for lunch

Northampton hours

  • Monday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Friday  7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Saturday  8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday  8:00am - 9:00am
    & 4:00pm - 5:00pm

We are closed between 12:30-1:30 for lunch

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