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Best Dog Boarders
in Fort Collins

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Fort Collins, 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.

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Advanced Animal Care of Colorado

Advanced Animal Care of Colorado is a full-service veterinary hospital and pet activity center in Fort Collins, featuring a staff "ready to provide pets with cutting edge veterinary medical care." The facility offers preventative healthcare, advanced diagnostics, and a range of surgical procedures. The Dog Tales activity center accepts dogs for doggie daycare and "luxury lodging" in a state of the art facility with radiant heat, glass doors, and a fully fenced astroturf play yard. A regular suite for one dog is $40 per night. Suites with webcams are also available for $42 per night.

Fort Collins, CO 80524 (970) 493-3333


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American Dog School

American Dog School in Fort Collins specializes in training dogs to ensure the development of habits that will lead to a "long, healthy life" and to a "loving bond" with owners. The facility also offers dog boarding seven days a week for dogs with evidence of current vaccinations. Boarding is $25 per night for one dog and $40 per night for two family dogs sharing the same pen. Owners must provide food for all boarding dogs.

Fort Collins, CO 80528 (970) 744-0839


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Aspen Grove Veterinary Care

Aspen Grove Veterinary Care in Fort Collins is a full-service facility offering urgent pet care and preventative healthcare for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. The company also features The Cabins, a doggie daycare and boarding facility with climate-controlled, spacious kennels, mud-free play yards, an indoor play area, toys, comfortable bedding, and a "consistent and fun daily schedule." Standard boarding is $35 per day for one dog, with an additional fee if any medications for common injuries need to be administered.

Fort Collins, CO 80525 (970) 416-0232


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Boyd Lake Veterinary Center

Boyd Lake Veterinary Center in Loveland aims to provide "high-quality veterinary, boarding, daycare, and grooming services" with extraordinary customer service. The facility features two licensed veterinarians who treat all types of dogs, cats, and small mammals. The company also functions as an emergency hospital during business hours. A junior suite for one dog costs $26 per night, while a much larger family suite is $35. Pets picked up after two pm will be charged an additional night.

Loveland, CO 80538 (970) 593-1717


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Come-Play-Stay! in Fort Collins strives to "provide a full range of high-quality veterinary, supervised pet care services for the most discerning people and their pets." Boarding ranges between $27 and $35 per day, depending on room selection. "Special needs suites" are available for pets with medical needs or anxiety. Additional services can be arranged during boarding for an extra fee, including treats filled with canned food or peanut butter, 15-20 minutes of supervised outdoor playtime, nail trimming, and bathing.

Fort Collins, CO 80525 (970) 226-6526


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Creature Comforts Pet Retreat

Creature Comforts Pet Retreat in Loveland features a variety of climate-controlled kennels with unlimited access to private outdoor runs. All boarding dogs receive freshly laundered blankets, two meals per day, mid-day snacks, fresh water, and lots of attention. Standard rates are $23 per day for one dog.

Loveland, CO 80537 (970) 669-2084


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Four Paws Pet Hotel & Resort

Four Paws Pet Hotel & Resort in Fort Collins offers luxury dog and cat boarding, training, and grooming services. Standard, executive, and presidential suites are available, and they all feature a glass door, precise climate control, and a ventilation system that allows fresh air into the room every seven minutes. There is also 24-hour supervision and care. Pets picked up after 11 am will be charged an additional night.

Fort Collins, CO 80525 (970) 682-2973


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Happy Hounds Dog Walking Service

Happy Hounds Dog Walking Service in Fort Collins is an official member of Professional United Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters Associates. Dog walking services are offered Monday through Sunday, 8 am to 7 pm. The company's owner is trained in CPR and pet first aid and is fully insured and bonded. Boarding is offered at the owner's home, where dogs can choose to rest on a couch, doggy bed, or large cage. Boarding is available Monday through Sunday, and there is no time restriction for drop offs and pick ups.

Fort Collins, CO 80526 (970) 889-4284


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Happy Tails Dog Ranch

Happy Tails Dog Ranch in Berthoud offers boarding, daycare, and training services for dogs. Overnight boarding ranges between $27 and $31, depending on dog size and weight. Family dogs staying in the same kennel receive a 10% discount. Meals are provided twice a day and any necessary medications are administered at no additional charge.

Berthoud, CO 80513 (970) 532-4040


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K-9 Island

K-9 Island in Loveland is an "oasis" for dogs, featuring a "safe and fun environment" with staff that is trained in pet CPR, first aid, and canine body language and behavior. Boarding accommodations include private and luxurious suites, room service for meals, a raised bed with soft bedding, soothing music, daily housekeeping, and full daycare on the drop off day. All new boarding guests must attend a free daycare visit for an evaluation to ensure they meet the facility's requirements.

Loveland, CO 80537 (970) 663-2776


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Moore Animal Hospital

Moore Animal Hospital in Fort Collins is where the veterinarians and staff treat every pet and owner as their "highest priority." In addition to medical services, vaccinations, dentistry, and surgery, the facility features a pet camp with a "spacious, climate-controlled kennel area," soft, warm bedding, delicious meals, and daily playtime. All boarding dogs must be up to date with vaccinations and must be parasite-free. The facility is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Fort Collins, CO 80525 (970) 416-9101


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Progressive School for Dogs

Progressive School for Dogs in Greeley is a "complete training facility with an exceptional and experienced staff." The company features 10 acres of indoor and outdoor training grounds and climate-controlled kennels. Boarding rates range between $24 and $27 per day, depending on dog weight. Pet owners must provide food, treats, a bed or blanket, and any necessary medications for the duration of boarding.

Greeley, CO 80634 (970) 686-6782


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Rocky Ridge Recreational Facility

Rocky Ridge Recreational Facility in Fort Collins provides opportunities for water skiing, fishing, and bird hunting. Dog training and boarding services are also available. Dogs can be placed in the facility's "large, comfortable, clean, and safe boarding kennel" for one month at a time while they receive field and bird hunting training.

Fort Collins, CO 80524 (970) 221-4868


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Rover's Ranch Kennel

Rover's Ranch Kennel in Fort Collins offers "budget-minded boarding," doggie daycare, and grooming services. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are accepted for both short and long term stays. The company's owner has 24 years of experience in the pet care industry and worked for the Humane Society for over six years.

Fort Collins, CO 80524 (970) 493-5970


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Uptown Dog

Uptown Dog in Longmont is "Boulder County's finest dog care facility and behavior center" offering upscale doggie daycare, boarding, and training services. The company specializes in dog psychology and behavior, ensuring that pets receive the best level of care. The boarding facility is "equipped with premium kennel systems that offer spacious and luxurious accommodations" with plush dog beds. All new dogs must complete one day of daycare prior to boarding, which must take place at least seven days before an overnight stay.

Longmont, CO 80501 (720) 684-4959


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Wellington Veterinary Hospital

Wellington Veterinary Hospital in Wellington is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and was voted Practice of the Year in 2012. The company was founded in 1999 with a vision of a "veterinary hospital that treats pets with the same level of medical care and attention given to human patients." The lead veterinarian was voted as Pet Plan's Veterinarian of the Year in 2015. Boarding accommodations are temperature controlled and include soft bedding, nutritional meals, pedicures, brushing, baths, and a fully fenced yard for supervised playtime. Dogs who stay seven nights receive an additional free night.

Wellington, CO 80549 (970) 372-5816


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