Best Dog Boarders
in Denver

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog boarders on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Denver, CO.

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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.


Bark! is a doggie daycare, hotel, and spa in Denver, Colorado that is owned and run by Melissa Babich. Melissa is a former zoo worker and vet tech who is trained in positive reinforcement. She and her employees offer professional dog training and behavior classes at the center, in addition to its range of grooming and spa treatments. Bark! maintains a strong focus on safety; it is one of the only daycares that sterilizes all dog dishes every day, and all staff is certified in K9 first-aid and CPR.

Denver, CO(303) 892-5556


Bear Valley Veterinary Care Center

Bear Valley Veterinary Care Center in Denver, Colorado offers daycare and boarding facilities for both dogs and cats. All dogs are walked a minimum of three times per day, but owners are invited to customize their pets’ experiences: options include obedience training sessions, extra playtimes, extra walks, or baths. Medication can be administered if necessary, and the staff is, of course, well-equipped to deal with emergencies.

Denver, CO(720) 943-9544


Caring Hands

Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital in Thornton, Colorado offers daycare, boarding, grooming, and obedience training sessions for dogs. The practice provides healthy meals for dogs, as well as a minimum of three off-leash exercise sessions per day. It holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Thornton, CO(303) 451-8387


Come Sit Stay

Come Sit Stay is a dog daycare, boarding, grooming, training, and transportation company with locations in Parker and Littleton that serves the whole Denver metro area. The owners have been involved in pet transportation since 1982, and they are internationally known as skilled dog trainers.

Parker, CO(720) 851-7829


Daily Wag

Daily Wag is a dog boarding and daycare center in Denver, Colorado that has more than a decade of experience caring for dogs. A free evaluation day is part of the service, and a variety of grooming options are available. The facility contributes $500 every year to a special charitable fund set up for Daily Wag dogs.

Denver, CO(303) 307-1638


Deer Creek Animal Hospital

Deer Creek Animal Hospital offers daycare and boarding for dogs and cats in Littleton and Southwest Denver, Colorado. Their facilities include an indoor swimming pool and a supervised outdoor exercise area. Pets are exercised three times per day and are given a daily inspection by a certified veterinary technician.

Littleton, CO(303) 973-4200


DIA Park And Bark

DIA Park And Bark in Watkins, Colorado is a country-style kennel that provides dog owners with direct transportation to and from Denver International Airport. The facility is staffed round the clock and offers grooming, toys, outdoor play, and treats. Owner Toby Bradford has a degree in Animal Nutrition and has competed in AKC events for more than 30 years.

Watkins, CO(720) 273-5602



Dog-Topia provides daycare, boarding and spa services for dogs in Denver, Colorado. Dogs are given constant access to 8,000 square feet of outdoor space and their own private rooms to sleep in. Grooming services include brushing, bathing, cleaning ears, nail clipping and furmination.

Denver, CO(303) 722-2620


Downtown Dog And Cat

Downtown Dog & Cat is a boarding and daycare company in Denver, Colorado that is family-owned and operated. The company offers a range of grooming services for both dogs and cats, including spa baths and nail and teeth treatments. All dogs are assessed with a thorough interview and free day of daycare.

Denver, CO(303) 295-1421


Elizabeth Country Kennels

Elizabeth Country Kennels provides doggie daycare, boarding, and grooming in Elizabeth, Colorado. The kennels are family-owned, and the owners live on-site and are on hand 24/7. The kennels have the advantage of 60 acres of land for dogs to enjoy. They are a member of the Pet Care Services Association, as well as members of no fewer than five separate retriever clubs.

Elizabeth, CO(303) 646-8400


Little Doggie Paradise

Little Doggie Paradise is a dog daycare, boarding, and grooming facility in Denver, Colorado that has more than 20 years of experience caring for teacup, toy, small, and medium breed dogs. Dogs there can take advantage of a large outdoor play area, as well as 3,000 square feet of indoor space. There is constant supervision, as well as continuous play and socialization.

Denver, CO(303) 745-8538


Mile High Mutts

Mile High Mutts is a fully insured doggie daycare and boarding facility located on the Platte River in Denver, Colorado. It has a 12,000 square-foot outdoor play area, and its indoor space has three separate HVAC systems. Owners can send their dog for a free full-day evaluation, and can also watch their dogs on live webcams. The center is open from 6:30AM-7PM, 365 days per year and uses sustainable practices, producing a surplus of solar energy and recycling its waste.

Denver, CO(303) 296-3998


Paradise 4 Paws

Paradise 4 Paws is a well-established dog daycare and boarding company with a center in Denver, Colorado. Its extensive facilities include an in-house vet, indoor grass play areas, and in-ground bone-shaped splashing pools. Among other services, it offers dog obedience training, grooming, spa baths, and massage therapy. For convenience, the center is open all-day everyday, and it offers an airport shuttle service. It also operates a special drop-off location in central Denver for ease of access. The company has been featured on NBC and in The New York Times, as well as in other well-known publications.

Denver, CO(303) 342-6996


Playful Pooch

Playful Pooch is an accredited dog daycare and boarding service located in the Stapleton/Park Hill area of Denver, Colorado. The center offers premium grooming services, as well as training classes in partnership with the Misha May Foundation. It holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, is Gold Standard Accredited by the Colorado Association of Dog Daycares, and is a member of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association.

Denver, CO(720) 941-7529


Rover Retreat

Rover Retreat is a family-owned dog boarding and daycare facility in Golden, Colorado. Therese Morin and husband Shaun have operated the facility since 2003, and since then have built a reputation for friendly and professional service. The business is accredited by the Better Business Bureau, the Colorado Association of Dog Daycares, and has received certification from the Outstanding Pet Care University.

Golden, CO(303) 215-0413


Tenaker Pet Care Center

Tenaker Pet Care Center has been family-owned and family-run for more than thirty years. It offers daycare, boarding, grooming, and training for dogs, as well as services for cats and comprehensive veterinary services. The company has a 24/7 pick-up and drop-off program, and its features include a large heated seasonal pool and 23,000 square feet of space.

Aurora, CO(303) 366-2376


The Dog House

The Dog House is a family-run dog daycare and boarding center found mid-way between downtown Denver and Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Owner Jeff Sizemore has been running the facility for more than 14 years; he lives on site and is available for his dogs 24/7. He maintains an open-door policy, and anyone is welcome to stop by during office hours — no appointment necessary. Dog owners speak highly of the care and affection that their dogs receive here.

Englewood, CO(303) 781-4577


U Lucky Dog

U Lucky Dog is an award-winning dog daycare and boarding facility in Denver, Colorado. It has 18,000 square feet of play areas, as well as spacious outdoor facilities and a dedicated building for small dogs. The business has won awards from and 5280, the Denver magazine.

Denver, CO(720) 328-8179


Woof in Boots

Woof In Boots is a dog daycare and boarding center in downtown Denver that provides a huge variety of specialized services for both dogs and cats. It offers dog and puppy training by a certified dog trainer, professional grooming for both dogs and cats, dog walking, and selling of natural pet food. It also offers pet sitting and pet pick-up and delivery (within a five-mile radius). The team at Woof in Boots has a strong focus on competitive pricing and discounts, and promotions and referral credits are available.

Denver, CO(303) 572-9663


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