Get your dog ready for spring with a splash in our salt water pool!

Waterdogs K9 Center


Waterdogs K9 Center is a 3600 sq ft air conditioned and heated facility, with structured social sessions and Barrie's ONLY Indoor Dog Pool. At Waterdogs, we offer education, training, balance, structure, fitness and socialization in every visit. We are not simply a "DOGS GONE WILD" facility. Included in every dogs visit to Waterdogs is: STRUCTURED SOCIALIZATION, PRIVATE SWIM ACCESS, REGULAR NAIL TRIMS, GROUP AND PRIVATE SESSIONS THROUGHOUT THEIR DAY. With a great staff to dog ratio and structured days that include, obedience and agility training, gate manners, and some mild behaviour modification, we ensure EVERY regular attendee at Waterdogs K9 Center becomes a better member of society. We work with you and your dog to empower owners to achieve a better relationship with their dogs. We are willing to work with dogs with mild behavioural issues as long as you are too. Conveniently located off Hwy 400. We are open 5 days a week and offer a variety of services to suit all dog owners needs. All areas are covered with high density rubber floors to protect your dog at rest or at play. Our 14 x 20 Saltwater pool is open year round for your dog to enjoy a private swim or to help aid in recovery through hydrotherapy. We have one of Ontarios ONLY certified Hydrotherapists on staff.

The owner/ head trainer Janet has over 20 years experience working with all breeds, ages, and sizes of dogs

We do include in our training program a variety of tools such as low level e-collar training and prong collar training, how to deal with aggressive dogs and small group training classes. We also offer private, in home sessions, walk lessons, social time with owners and pack walks and different community events throughout the year.

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If your dog is recovering from an injury or surgery or has long lasting health problems, we have certified hydrotherapist on staff to work with your dog.

We can help solve all your dogs problems... lunging, biting, food aggression, anxiety the list goes on. Don't give up. Let us help you

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We base our grooms on quality not quantity. We never rush your dog or lock them in a cage.

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Helps in recovery and maintenance for your dog

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Private swims in our 14x20 indoor heated saltwater pool. All dogs are fitted with a life vest and accompanied in the pool with a trained staff member.

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We offer all breed grooming services from an Internationally trained groomer. We work with dogs of all breeds and base our services on quality not quantity

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  • " We have been bringing out young Poodle, Panda, to Janet at Waterdogs almost since the beginning of her business. Janet has done a wonderful job of getting a business up and running, displaying her ex... "

    5 Stars
    Heather Tennant

  • " What a great find and service for my little travelling companion, Queen Charlotte! Having travelled by car from Nova Scotia and spending some time visiting family in the Barrie area, I was thrilled w... "

    5 Stars
    Kelly Fitzpatrick-Stewart

  • " Janet has a very special way with dogs and they respond to her in a positive way. She taught me and my puppy in private lessons and I ended up with the most well behaved dog I've ever had. She reall... "

    5 Stars
    Cori Campbell

  • " Marlon absolutely LOVES going to Waterdogs. He won't eat breakfast if he knows he is going because he is TOO EXCITED. I love the "learn and play" games that they do, we've noticed a difference just f... "

    5 Stars
    Keely St. Germain