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Best Dog Daycares in Concord

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Concord Dog Daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Concord, CA
$10 off first booking!

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Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Concord, CA

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Need help contacting a Dog Daycare in Concord? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

San Ramon, CA 94583

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4.5 (110)
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5.0 (22)

Why choose this provider?

WOOF is a San Ramon dog daycare facility. Canine guests enjoy an outdoor play area with K9 Grass, indoor yards with rubber flooring, interaction with other dogs, and separate play groups for both large and small dogs, and all guests are pre-screened for behavior before coming. Owner/operator Jacque Preble founded WOOF based on her desire for next-level care for her own pooch and prides herself on providing top-quality amenities, hand-picked staff, and a safe, fun, and caring environment for dogs. Requirements for all guests are available for review on the center's site, and owners rely on the team for boarding and bathing as well.

Danville, CA 94526
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4.5 (10)

Why choose this provider?

Pampering Paws provides doggie daycare services for pet owners in Danville and surrounding areas of Contra Costa County. Both daycare and boarding are available, and services include professional, personalized attention, prompt communication, free in-home consultations, and the ability to check up on your pet anytime. The owner, Kris, operates her daycare out of her home, which has a large backyard for ideal playtime outside, and has grown her business over the years via repeat clients and their referrals. Pampering Paws is insured and Pet First Aid Certified, and clients love how their dogs are always so excited and happy to be with Kris.

Martinez, CA 94553

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5.0 (19)

Why choose this provider?

Bring Rover Over brings years of experience to its dog daycare facility in Martinez. Daycare is limited to a certain number of guests, and reservations are required along with proof of meeting certain requirements. Dog training is also available. Janice Francis and Karen Oliver manage and operate the center, and both received certification from the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, graduated from the Arizona Canine Academy, and completed Canine Consultant/Instructor Training at the Marin Humane Society. Janice also worked at the Canine Rehabilitation Center at Muller Veterinary Hospital, and Karen is trained in Pet First Aid and has served as a foster mom for various canine groups.

Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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5.0 (4)

Why choose this provider?

Doggy Day Care & Wellness is a Walnut Creek daycare for canines. Dog owners rely on the group for solo or group walks and hikes, time outdoors, general pet sitting, and personal attention, and the caretaker comes directly to a dog's home for pickup/drop-off as well as for in-home grooming. Additional services include bathing and nail trimming, poop-scoop service, puppy care, and special medical needs. Founder Michael D’Anna managed a dog and pet boarding facility before opening his own company and is dedicated to caring for dogs while their owners are away in the comfort of the home they already know and feel safe and secure in.

FAQs

  • Introduction

    It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

    Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.
  • What is a dog daycare?

    Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

  • What happens at doggy daycare?

    Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

  • Should I take my dog to daycare?

    Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

    • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
    • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
    • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
    • Does your dog walker report issues?
    These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

  • How much is doggy daycare per day?

    Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

  • How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

    The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

  • How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

    They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.