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Do more of what you love

with The most intuitive software for your dog daycare boarding & Grooming business


streamlined & User-friendly



About Gingr kennel and daycare software

Gingr is cloud-based software. Access from anywhere, with unlimited users logged in at any time.

Gingr streamlines your reservations, calendars, pet & client information, feeding & medication tracking, POS transactions and credit card payment processing. The app also integrates customer-engagement with automated email/text reminders & CRM-marketing emails.

Gingr helps manage your employees, with a built-in time-clock, groomer & trainer calendars, commission reports, daily checklists, individual to-do lists and numerous user-permission & notification settings.

Who uses Gingr?  Successful dog daycare, boarding, training and grooming businesses.


Secure & Reliable

Gingr's uptime is remarkable and our cloud encryption is industry-leading. Fear not the hard-drive crash. We've got you covered.

  • Live, hot & cold backups. Your data is safe & sound
  • Saves credit cards for one-click use
  • 24/7/365 monitoring of the application, firewall, and database security

Customizable & Flexible

Gingr is adaptable to your needs and we're always listening for more ways we can help solve your problems. We provide new features regularly, at no extra charge.

  • Easily set up your registration form, pricing, packages, coupons, and reservation types
  • Customize your email and text message templates
  • Customize registration forms and agreements

What our customers are saying...


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Gingr's Story

We know what it's like to run a busy dog daycare and boarding business. After using pen, paper, whiteboards and old desk-top software, we knew there had to be a better way, so we created it.

Gingr was conceived in 2013 when Lee Salminen, a software engineer and consultant (and regular DDC customer), recognized the pain kennel and daycare owners experienced with existing software solutions, and that it could all be so much easier...

A partnership to alleviate this pain was formed when Lee linked up with local doggy daycare manager, entrepreneur, and obsessive product developer, Aaron Nichols.

By good fortune, Mark Tracy, a Boulder-based merchant service provider was introduced to Lee and Aaron to help them bring credit card processing online. It became apparent that expanding the partnership to bring credit card processing in-house was in everyone's best interest, and would greatly improve the product offering.

Through months of meticulous development and real-world testing, Gingr was born!  And we must say she's quite the elegant and well-mannered pup. We believe she's exactly the kind of working dog any savvy pet care entrepreneur would want on their team.

Lee Salminen

The "Tech" guy


Lee is a software engineer and entrepreneur whose career has included internet marketing, web design, and developing life-saving tools and processes for the world's largest disaster response organizations. Lee resides in beautiful Boulder, CO.  In his free time, he is enjoying the outdoors with his 2 dogs - Finnlee and Ginger.

Aaron Nichols

the "experience" guy

Alongside a 16-year career in pet services (DDC, boarding, pet-sitting...), Aaron previously founded Ready-Me, a purveyor of high-end emergency preparedness equipment. Aaron brings his passions for product development and pet care to Gingr.  Living in Boulder, CO, in his free time, he enjoys the simple pleasures of life, like stretching, reading, and playing with dogs.

Mark Tracy


Mark's career is multi-faceted; director with a Fortune 50 corporation, co-founder of a healthcare technology start up, and owner of his own retail business.  In his retail business Mark experienced frustration with the merchant service industry that led him to search for a better approach to accepting credit cards. Since 2008 Mark has worked to help business owners navigate and save within this often-confusing industry.

He lives in Boulder with his wife, daughter, and two mischievous cats.

Ginger Salminen


Ginger is Lee's 3 year-old Red Heeler. Without her (and her rambunctious personality), none of this would have ever happened.

Meet the Peeps! - the people that keep it all running smoothly

We are all based out of Boulder, Colorado.

Did you know that Boulder is surrounded by more than 31,000 acres of recreational open space and nature preserves?

Michelle Ober -  Customer Sales & Support Manager

Michelle Ober - Customer Sales & Support Manager

Alex Ladue - Sr. Product Support Specialist

Alex Ladue - Sr. Product Support Specialist

Brittney Terry - Product Support Specialist

Brittney Terry - Product Support Specialist

Andy Gale - Director of Sales & Customer Consulation

Andy Gale - Director of Sales & Customer Consulation

Katie Hamilton - Setup Support Specialist

Katie Hamilton - Setup Support Specialist

Kenna Jovaag - Setup Support Specialist

Kenna Jovaag - Setup Support Specialist

Patrick McCasky - Product Support Specialist

Patrick McCasky - Product Support Specialist

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