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About Camp Canine

Camp Canine's Story

Every single member of Camp Canine is a dog lover. They have been selected for their vast knowledge and experience, but it's their love of animals that makes Camp Canine special. Only you love your dog more than we do!

Camp Canine has been locally owned and operated since 2012 by Tania Isenstein. A lifelong animal lover, Tania had been a decade-long client of Camp Canine when she left her career as a lawyer on Wall Street to take ownership. She wanted to spend her days with her beloved (now deceased) Spaniel mix, Mooshoo, and to create a full service dog care business to help New Yorkers lead full lives while providing an extended family for their pooches. She knows all too well that balancing the demands of a career and caring for a fur child can be challenging. Tania can often be found working to make Camp Canine the best facility in NYC, with a sleeping dog or two on her desk and a smile on her face.

Camp Canine owner Tania Isenstein with her dog

Our Mission

The mission of Camp Canine is to treat each and every dog and cat as if he/she were our own. We are all animal lovers and pet parents and have created a place we would want for our own furry, best friends.  Pets will have a fun safe place to play during the day and a secure night time environment.  It is our sincere pleasure to serve our campers every day and to meet any special needs of theirs such as administering medications, providing extra treats and special care for older pups, just to name a few. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind knowing their pampered pets will be given top notch care.


One of the Camp Canine core values is giving back to our community, and we do so in as many ways as we can. We usually have one or two foster dogs available for adoption who are staying at Camp Canine. We partner with Animal Lighthouse Rescue to provide these adoptable dogs a comfy temporary home and much needed socialization. See our current foster dogs who need homes here! Check out our Wall of Fame to see some of the fosters who have passed through Camp Canine and now have furrever homes!

We also support The Toby Project, a nonprofit organization working to end the killing of adoptable dogs and cats each year in New York City's animal shelters through a targeted, free, and low-cost spay/neuter initiative.

Hall of Fame

Why Choose Camp Canine?

  • We come highly recommended by leading veterinarians
  • We provide safe, clean, private and spacious play and overnight accommodations
  • Our guests receive care and attention from friendly, experienced and certified staff members
  • We offer more than 5000 square feet of play areas, spa and sleeping facilities
  • We are not a corporate chain – we are locally owned and owner-operated

Professional Affiliations & Awards

Camp Canine is a proud member of the following organizations and certifying bodies:

  • International Association of Canine Professionals
  • West Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • New York Better Business Bureau

Additionally, Camp Canine employees have completed the comprehensive Outstanding Pet Care Learning Center (OPCLC) curriculum and are OPCLC accredited.