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Best Dog Boarders
in Augusta
2020

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 Augusta, GA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 57 38 11

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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Aidmore Animal Clinic

Aidmore Animal Clinic is a facility in Augusta that offers pet care and boarding services. The center takes in canines and felines for overnight and longer-term stays, and its kennels can accommodate giant breeds. The staff provides dry or canned food, as well as twice-daily leash walks, and they will allow dogs to run and play within the large fenced area. Aidmore Animal Clinic requests the human family members to confirm their reservation before making the drop-off, and it requires the dogs to have updated vaccines for rabies, bordetella, distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus, and parainfluenza. The website contains patient forms and useful information on the company's policies and payment options.

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All Paws Pet Resort

All Paws Pet Resort is a facility in Warrenville that promises clients, “We treat your pets as if they were our own.” The staff provide dog and cat boarding and grooming, and it maintains a relaxing atmosphere with music in the background. The center accepts long-term stays, and this is ideal for families who are going on a vacation. All Paws is open from Monday to Sunday, and the website lists the health requirements. The daily rates are $12 for one dog, $22 for two dogs, $30 for three dogs, and $7 for a cat.

Warrenville, SC 29851

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Animal Boutique

Animal Boutique is a dog and cat daycare and long-term boarding facility in Martinez. The center has more than 20 years of experience in serving pets from the suburb, as well as the neighboring communities of Augusta, and it provides food, bedding, and toys. The pets can go outside and play, but this is depending on weather conditions. Animal Boutique has pet-pampering packages during major holidays, Masters Week, and other social events, and its staff are trained to respond to veterinary emergencies. Clients must show current shot records before boarding the pets.

Martinez, GA 30907

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BarkMart

BarkMart is a dog boarding, grooming, and nail trimming service in Graniteville. The facility offers a clean, secure, fun-loving experience, and its rooms allow large dogs to turn around and stretch out. The kennels have central heating and ceiling fans, and an eight-foot fence with safety steel grates at the bottom encloses the play yard. BarkMart also sells pet supplies, and it is open for pet pick-ups from Monday to Saturday. The staff will charge extra for pets that require a flea funeral.

Graniteville, SC 29829

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Boardwalk to Bark Place Kennel

Boardwalk to Bark Place Kennel is a daycare center in Grovetown that welcomes dogs and cats. The 11-acre facility boards canines weighing below 30 pounds, and it charges $20 per visit. The feline sitting fee is $14, and the bath packages start at $25. The owners encourage clients to bring food and bedding for their pets, although they will be happy to supply the food for an additional charge. Boardwalk to Bark Place requires proof of up-to-date vaccinations before boarding, and it only accepts cash and check payments. The center houses rescued strays that families can adopt.

Grovetown, GA 30813

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D'Tails Grooming

D'Tails Grooming is a dog boarding center in Augusta that offers canines “a welcoming environment to socialize with other fur babies.” The two owners have more than 65 years of experience as pet grooming professionals, and they have been working together for almost a decade before opening their shop in 1999. The facility has indoor and outdoor spaces for playing and exploring, and its grooming services include snipping, shaping, spiffing, and shaving. The stylists welcome canines with long and short hair, and they also perform bathing, brush-out, and toenail clipping. D'Tails is open from Monday to Saturday, but the staff accommodates pick-ups and drop-offs on Sundays.

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Graced Kennel & Grooming

Graced Kennel & Grooming is a facility in Augusta that does not “charge for playtime, love, or to administer medications.” The canine boarding services cost $28 per dog per night, plus a $10 set-up fee, and the sleepovers include daily treats, toys at playtime, a bed with a blanket, and a report card completed twice a day to monitor intake and elimination. The manager lives on the premises, and all the staff are pet care professionals. Graced Kennel & Grooming collaborates with the Augusta Humane Society by providing shelter and care for animals that are up for adoption, but it is not a rescue group that can take in unwanted or abandoned animals.

Augusta, GA 30909

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Suggs Kennels

Suggs Kennels is a family-owned and operated dog boarding facility in Augusta that has been caring for pets since 1963. The staff offer services like bathing, grooming, and sitting, and their animal wards include dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and birds. A client writes, “I first learned about Suggs from a dear friend... I've now been using [the company's services] for over ten years, and they are so hospitable and caring to our [dog]. She always enjoys herself and comes home very happy!” Suggs Kennels is a recipient of the 2015 Augusta Family Favorites recognition, and it is a drop-off location for food donations that benefit rescued animals. The company accepts major credit cards.

Augusta, GA 30909

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The Animal House

The Animal House is an indoor dog pampering center in Augusta that offers daycare, grooming, and overnight boarding services. The kennel opened in 2003, and it has eight human-supervised groups that allow the pets to socialize and enjoy their stay. The registration process involves a temperament test, and the amenities include a climate-controlled play area with non-toxic toys that dogs can chase, toss, tug, and chew. The Animal House accepts inquiries by phone, fax, or e-mail, and it operates seven days a week. The staff do not require reservations for daycare, and they have the training to administer medications, except insulin.

Augusta, GA 30907

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Veterinary Healthcare Associates

Veterinary Healthcare Associates is an animal care provider in North Augusta that offers kennel services. The center maintains a Petly site and a Facebook page for the pets, and the staff handle inquiries by phone, fax, or e-mail. A client writes, “We've used [the center] to care for two of our dogs, in illness and in health, for several years. This is a fine operation with wonderful boarding facilities, [and] my dog runs to the door from the car as an index of how excited she is to visit.” The Veterinary Healthcare Associates facility has a pharmacy and a crematory.

North Augusta, SC 29860

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Wagging Tails Dog Boarding

Wagging Tails Dog Boarding is a pet service in North Augusta that offers a clean and inviting kennel. The facility offers a spacious outdoor play area, climate-controlled indoor space, and 24-hour care, and it supplies the bedding and relaxing sleeping quarters. Wagging Tails charges $15 per day per dog, but active and retired US Armed Forces personnel pay only $10 for the service. The boarding requirements include proof of current vaccinations for rabies, DHLPP, and Bordetella, as well as flea and tick preventative medications, and clients can bring food, treats, and toys for their furry babies. The company only accepts cash and check payments, and it maintains a Facebook page that provides updates on the boarded pets.

North Augusta, SC 29860

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