Best Dog Boarders in Washington DC

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Washington DC 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.

Read more about our selection process

Fur-Get Me Not

Fur-Get Me Not provides dog boarding services to the Arlington area. Dogs must be evaluated before entering daycare or boarding, and all dogs are separated into groups based on various factors. Boarders are let outside five times a day, and numerous extra services are available such as spa time, special desserts, and a pet taxi for pick-ups. The owner is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT), and the Dog Training Director works with the boarding and daycare manager to optimize care.

Arlington, VA 22206


Happy Paws

Happy Paws provides cage-free boarding in the Washington area. A variety of luxury packages are available, but all include 24/7 supervision, on-call veterinarian, fresh water, walks as requested, and all-day play. Play areas have safe flooring, and owners can view their dogs' activity via webcam. Due to the cage-free environment, a temperament test must be passed, and all vaccinations must be current.

Washington, DC 20016


K-9 Divine

K-9 Divine provides dog lodging to Newburg residents. The ranch has a 5,600 square foot facility with beds, couches, and 24/7 supervision. Crates are only used for meals, and small dogs are kept away from larger canines. Training sessions are also available. Employees at the facility include certified dog trainers, vet techs, animal shelter workers and volunteers, and experienced animal care workers.

Newburg, MD 20664


Pet and Home Care LLC

Pet and Home Care, LLC has been offering sitting and boarding services to the Clarksburg community for over 15 years. The company's Pet Resort provides indoor/ outdoor cage-free boarding and day care. In-home pet sitting, grooming, overnight sitting, and home cleaning is also available. The center has received Angie’s List Super Service Award for five years in a row and is a member of Pet Sitters International and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.

Los Angeles, CA 90025


Pet Dominion

Pet Dominion is an AAHA Accredited facility with dog boarding and medical services in Rockville. Guests enjoy soft bedding, music, ventilation, and security measures. Staff is on-hand 24/7 every day of the year and has been fully trained in basic pet first aid. Boarders are monitored closely and have access to all wellness and surgery care at the clinic. The clinic has been awarded Best of Montgomery as well as Angie's List Super Service Award.

Rockville, MD 20855


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