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Best Dog Boarders
in San Jose

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Jose 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bed & Biscuits Groomingdales

Bed & Biscuits Groomingdales is a boarding, grooming, and daycare operation for dogs and cats in Santa Cruz. The company also has a dog training program and a Certified Pet Aesthetician on staff. A team of trained professional pet stylists staffs the salon and spa. Pick-up and delivery are available by appointment within a 12-mile radius of Bed & Biscuits.

Santa Cruz, CA 95065


Club K9

Club K9 is a full-service boarding and daycare facility located on a 20-acre resort in Castro Valley dedicated to dogs. The resort features 15 large outdoor play yards each supervised by a qualified team member. The state-of-the-art kennels provide indoor, climate-controlled sleeping quarters and evening music at bedtime. First-time visitors can enjoy a complimentary one-day visit to ensure the guest is comfortable at the resort. The company displays multiple awards and has an A+ rating with the BBB.

Castro Valley, CA 94552


Cooperhaus K9

Cooperhaus K9 is a dog training and boarding facility in Milpitas with over six decades of experience in the Cooperhaus training program. The company also offers daycare, overnight boarding, and private dog parties. Pedigreed puppies and adult dogs are for sale. All guests must provide proof of up-to-date vaccinations including Bordatella, Rabies, Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus, and Parainfluenza for overnight stays.

Milpitas, CA 95035


Dog Dynasty Inc.

Dog Dynasty Inc. is a dog daycare, boarding, and grooming service in Pleasanton. The highly trained staff supervises eight hours of off-leash daycare and all daily activities are open to overnight guests. Dogs are grouped for play by size, temperament, and energy levels. Experienced groomers offer hair styling, nail trimming, teeth brushing, and more, seven days a week. Dog Dynasty’s website features webcams to give pet owners the opportunity to peek in on their pets.

Pleasanton, CA 94588


Happiness Country Kennels

Happiness Country Kennels is a family-owned and operated pet care and training facility opened in 1981. Additional services are available for overnight guests and the website lists special discounts. Training is offered in obedience and agility to prepare dogs for competitions.

Sunol, CA 94586


Klub K9 Play Center

Klub K9 Play Center is a family-owned and operated 27,000 square foot dog care facility in Sunnyvale. Services include daycare, overnight cageless boarding, professional grooming, and obedience training classes. A free Puppy Social is held every Sunday excluding holiday weekends for puppies from eight weeks to six months of age for all breeds with some exceptions. A retail center is on-site and carries an excellent selection of ultra-premium dog foods, leashes and collars, and toys.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086


Laurelwood Kennels

Laurelwood Kennels specializes in dog and cat boarding and socialization training with over four decades of experience in San Martin. The trained staff provides individual attention and playtime throughout the day for all guests. The facility offers large covered kennel runs with an attached crated area for sleeping or an indoor crated temperature controlled sleeping area with bedding. Grooming treatments are available by request. Laurelwood Kennels provides a guarantee on all services.

San Martin, CA 95046


Little Pup Lodge

Little Pup Lodge is a cageless and kennel-free boarding facility exclusively for small dogs in Soquel. The concierge, Kelly Luker has 15 years of experience in owning and fostering small breed and small mixed-breed dogs. Kelly is a certified Level One Reiki practitioner with an emphasis on working with animals. She also fosters for several rescue organizations including Animal Shelter Relief, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue, and Santa Cruz Animal Services.

Soquel, CA 95073


Ohana Kennels, LLC

Ohana Kennels, LLC is a family-owned and operated dog daycare and boarding facility in Santa Clara. The facility opened in 2015 and accommodates all types of dogs with two indoor play yards and 38 dog runs. Services include overnight boarding and daycare with walk-ins accepted most days. Boarding rates include discounts for extended stays. Daycare can be a full-day or a half-day with package rates available.

Santa Clara, CA 95051


Pawin' Around Dog Day Care & Boarding

Pawin’ Around Dog Day Care & Boarding has a large indoor play area complete with play equipment and durable toys in San Jose. The facility offers clean, comfortable beds, safety fences, and a climate-controlled environment. Daycare can be for a full-day or a half-day and overnight stays have the choice of a kennel or a suite. Special packages are available for extended visits. Pet owners are welcome to check in on their dogs using the webcams.

San Jose, CA 95110


Paws Crossing Pet Resort & Spa

Paws Crossing Pet Resort & Spa is a boarding, grooming, and daycare operation for dogs and cats in Campbell. The staff has decades of professional experience in pet care and veterinary service. The facility has an indoor playground, a garden, and a pool play area offering web camera access to all visiting pet’s owners. The variety of grooming services includes hair and nail color, stenciling, facials, and massages.

Campbell, CA 95008


Red Rover Pet Resort

The Red Rover Pet Resort opened in 2013 as a full-service dog daycare and boarding facility in Milpitas with supervised play areas and boarding options. Boarding rates include the eighth night free, and spa packages include baths, nail trimming, and more. Pet owners can keep an eye on their pet with desktop or mobile access via webcams.

Milpitas, CA 95035


Sanity's Play n Stay

Sanity’s Play n Stay is a dog daycare and boarding facility in Campbell. The staff takes extra care in providing stress-free playtime and multiple walks for every guest. All dogs must pass a free two-hour temperament test before being admitted to daycare and be spayed or neutered if older than six months. Proof of vaccinations for Distemper, Parvovirus, Bordetella, and Rabies are required.

Campbell, CA 95008



Spots has a 10,000 square foot facility with inside and outside areas for dogs and cats in Santa Clara. The cageless environment is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year for daycare, overnight boarding, and grooming. The facility has two playgroup areas with one area for larger dogs and the second area for puppies and older, less active guests. All guests must pass an evaluation before being accepted and provide proof of vaccinations.

Santa Clara, CA 95050


Springdale Kennels

Springdale Kennels has 50 years of experience in caring for pets in San Jose. Boarding services are available for dogs and cats. Other services include dog grooming and daycare. Daycare package deals are available for frequent guests. Dogs are grouped by size and temperament into four play areas to ensure safety and comfort. The facility has two in-house veterinarians on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

San Jose, CA 95123


The Dog House Inn

The Dog House Inn is a resort and training center offering boarding, daycare, and more in a 16,000 square foot facility in Gilroy. The founder, Sherry Boyer began working with problem dogs in 2002 using swim therapy and opened the Dog House Inn in 2007. She is certified as a PetTech Pet Saver, a Force-Free and E-Touch Trainer, and a Canine Kinaesthetics Practitioner. The Dog House Inn offers a complimentary three-hour evaluation and a Specialized Care program for non-social dogs.

Gilroy, CA 95020


West Valley Pet Lodge & Kennel

West Valley Pet Lodge & Kennel was awarded the Best Kennels in the Bay Area by Consumer’s Checkbook in 2012. The facility in Campbell is a traditional kennel with over 20 years of boarding experience for dogs and cats. Boarding rates for small dogs are slightly less than for dogs larger than a Cocker Spaniel. An eight-foot cat den is available, and proof of vaccinations is required.

Campbell, CA 95008


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