Best Dog Boarders
in San Francisco

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Dog Boarders 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Camp K-9 of Marin

Camp K-9 of Marin has 20,000 square feet of play yards and personal cabins. The dog boarding facility, based in Corte Madera, provides extra add-on services including extra play time, cuddling, brushing, and basic training refreshment. The company's Camper Cams let pet owners check in on their pets while they're away.

Corte Madera, CA 94925


Fit N Furry Pet Resort

Fit N Furry Pet Resort provides a fun and interactive experience in its climate-controlled Petaluma facility. The business' spacious suites include comfy dog beds, and during the day dogs get to socialize and play in the play area. The company's spa services include nail trimming, ear cleaning, brushing, nail painting, teeth brushing, d-skunking treatment, and flea and tick prevention.

Petaluma, CA 94952


Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital

Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital has been serving the San Francisco area since 1969. The full clinic's veterinarian-supervised boarding facility keeps dogs and cats in separate areas to keep them comfortable. Dogs are taken outside twice a day for exercise, and pets staying three or more nights get free baths. Pet owners have left positive feedback for Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital's professional, compassionate staff and reasonable prices.

San Francisco, CA 94112


Pet Camp

Pet Camp has been serving the San Francisco area since 1997. The facility boards dogs in spacious, climate-controlled campsites, with separate accommodations for small dogs. Dogs get fed up to three times a day and are taken out for bathroom breaks three times a day. The 20,000 square foot indoor and outdoor facility gives dogs plenty of space to play in. Pet Camp's optional add-ons include all-day play in the company's dog park, group play sessions, private play time, pool play, treats, and bathing.

San Francisco, CA 94124


Pittsburg Pet Resort

Pittsburg Pet Resort is a 5,000 square foot dog boarding facility based in Pittsburg. The business has overnight boarding and daycare services available, and also provides professional grooming. The company's obedience training can be taught while dogs are in boarding or daycare. Pittsburg Pet Resort also helps families with pets move to ensure a lower-stress experience for pets. The business is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Pittsburg, CA 94565


SF Hound Lounge

SF Hound Lounge has been boarding dogs in a cage-free facility since 2002. The business' 7,000 square foot space has couches, dog beds, and a TV, plus a separate section for smaller dogs. Puppies get special care and supervision during their stay, plus basic training. SF Hound Lounge's grooming services include bathing, nail filing, and teeth brushing. The business won Best of San Francisco from readers of the San Francisco Chronicle and Best Dog Daycare & Boarding Facility from 7x7 Magazine.

San Francisco, CA 94110


The Grateful Dog

The Grateful Dog is an eco-friendly dog boarding facility that provides group playtime and one-on-one time with handlers. The business' boarding services also include mini massages, outdoor time, toys, and music made for dogs. The facility separates dogs into playgroups based on their size and temperament. A portion of the company's T-shirt sales goes to the Giants Community Fund, an organization that helps at-risk kids build a sense of community.

San Francisco, CA 94123


The Pawington

The Pawington is a dog boarding facility open 24 hours a day that has free SFO airport parking. The San Francisco pet resort is 23,000 square feet and provides private suites for pets' comfort. The business also provides daycare services, grooming, a pet spa, and a pet boutique. The resort's lake-inspired play area includes a waterfall and has webcam access for pet owners. The Pawington's eco-friendly cleaning products and air ventilation systems keep its indoor air quality fresh.

San Francisco, CA 94080


Two Rock Dog Ranch

Two Rock Dog Ranch is a 30-acre dog boarding facility based in Petaluma. The business lets dogs play in supervised groups divided by size in fenced-in outdoor areas and climate-controlled indoor spaces. The facility has bedding available for dogs to nap in at any time. The company's grooming services include nail trimming, ear cleaning, and haircuts.

Petaluma, CA 94954



Wags has been serving the San Francisco area for more than 10 years. The dog boarding facility has created an open environment for dogs to socialize and play in, and has a large, grassy fenced-in space to run around in. The company's grooming services include bathing, brushing, nail trimming, ear cleaning, anal gland expression, and a haircut.

San Francisco, CA 94109


Woof Daycare & Boarding

Woof Daycare & Boarding is a cage-free boarding facility with private suites for dogs. The business' overnight accommodations have Kuranda dog beds or squishy beds, and dogs staying overnight get to play with daycare pets during the day. The facility's optional add-on services include dog toys, bedtime treats, and one-on-one staff sessions with an emailed or texted photo. Woof Daycare & Boarding's grooming services include a basic bath or deluxe bath with a facial and ear cleaning.

San Ramon, CA 94583


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