For me they would be. I couldn't take my dog (future dog) to a facility, drop her off and then hope for the best. I need to have visual proof (at least on some level) via a webcam stream that things are going okay. Just like how people have nanny cams, I would need for any place where I choose to board my dog to have cameras. Would you take your dog to a place that doesn't have webcam access, especially a new place that you know nothing about?