Welcome to Canine State of Mind

Proudly serving Chicago and NW Illinois since 2007

Do you want your dog to be truly happy? Do you want to be able to better communicate with your canine companion?

Looking for a home away from home for your dog? Where he can be outdoors in doggie paradise while you are away? AND get the specialized one on one attention they so deserve?

Do you need your pup to improve his or her behavior?

Canine State of Mind offers short and long-term dog boarding vacations

If you're looking to improve your relationship with your dog or to send them on vacation while you're on vacation — we have got you covered!

Canine State of Mind offers outstanding, unsurpassed dog boarding, in-home training and unique Board & Train services.

At Canine State of Mind we offer short and long-term dog boarding vacations in the country at our farm in rural Jo Daviess county near Galena in northwest Illinois. We have built our property and our life around making sure your dog has the most natural and safe environment possible. Here they can explore, play and enjoy the company of other dogs year round – inside and out. We provide transportation to and from Chicago several times per week. Our home facility consists of two 10,000 sq. ft. dog gardens securely enclosed with premium 7' high fencing. It's doggy heaven 4 seasons a year! We also proudly offer cage-free boarding. Temperaments allowing, we will incorporate your dog into our pack at home. Call 312-505-7700 now to book your pups' stay with us!