PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As we head toward Memorial Day weekend, many are thinking about backyard barbeques or trips to the beach. But in this week’s Open For Business feature, Eyewitness News takes you to a spot where a pool is the best place for a howling good time.
Splish, splash, these dogs aren’t taking a bath. They’re living large at the Philadelphia Canine Sport ‘N’ Swim Club in Northern Liberties. It’s a luxury doggie day care where not just on the ruff days but any day during the summer their dogs can take a dip — no matter if you’re a small dog or a big dog.READ MORE: Man Killed, 16-Year-Old Student Shot In Head After Fight Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
For the big dogs, they can have a ball in a 24-foot doggie paddle pool complete with a shallow end for splashing.
It was started by owner and dog lover Ted Greenberg.READ MORE: SEPTA Riders Held Up Phones As Woman Was Raped On El Train In Upper Darby, Authorities Say
Greenberg wanted a place for dogs that felt more like a modern, state-of-the-art sports club because he says pooches, like people, deserve the very best and he was on the hunt for the best location where these dogs could catch the best rays.
Now, they moved into the neighborhood in May 2020 and while it was a bit of a trickle at first, they can barely keep up.MORE NEWS: Armored Truck Driver Fends Off Would-Be Robber In North Philadelphia, Police Say
Watch the video above for more on Philadelphia Canine Sport ‘N’ Swim Club.