Best Dog Boarders
in Lexington

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 Lexington, KY.

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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.

All Creatures' Inn

All Creatures’ Inn is a dog grooming and boarding company in Nicholasville. The facility features climate-controlled indoor/outdoor runs, a large outdoor play area, a spacious cattery, and even a veterinarian on-call. During the day dogs will be outside socializing with other dogs and receive exercise. All Creatures’ Inn accommodates pets with special needs. Past customers state their dogs are well-cared for, safe, and happy while staying at All Creatures’ Inn.

Nicholasville, KY(859) 233-9000


America's Uptown Hounds

America’s Uptown Hounds, founded in 2006, is a luxury pet boarding resort in Lexington. The facility features a vet clinic, a boutique, provides grooming and daycare services, and has a swimming pool and patio area. All dogs are sent outdoors to their personal 5’ x 30’ area, covered with a roof and a private grass potty area three times a day. Uptown Hounds offers seven types of room choices with different amenities. The boutique sells leashes, collars, furnishings, eco-friendly toys, and other items.

Lexington, KY(859) 255-2275


Animal Care Clinic

Animal Care Clinic, founded in 1988, is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility in Lexington providing medical care for dogs and cats. Additional services include boarding and grooming. Each pet is kept in an individual room in separate dog and cat boarding areas. Medications and special needs for pets are accommodated by the staff, if necessary. All pets must be up-to-date on vaccinations before their stay.

Lexington, KY(859) 223-8866


Animal House Pet Hotel

Animal House Pet Hotel is an animal care company in Versailles. Services include grooming, 24-hour dog and cat boarding, and doggie daycare. There is a pet supply shop located within offering food and water dishes, dog shirts/sweaters, leashes, brushes, collars, and animal-themed accessories.

Versailles, KY(859) 873-8982


Animal Resorts and Training Center

Animal Resorts and Training Center in Frankfort, founded in 1988, offers a full range of care services for dogs. The resort provides luxury suites, in-home boarding, grooming, training, pet sitting, and basic boarding for cats too. Boarding suites are available in different sizes (for multiple dogs at once). Pick-ups and drop-off services are available for an additional cost if a client is unable to so.

Frankfort, KY(502) 223-5208


Broadway Veterinary Clinic

Broadway Veterinary Clinic in Lexington is a full-service vet clinic for dogs and cats. The business provides medical procedures as well as grooming and boarding. During each pet’s stay, their health and behavior is monitored and recorded by the staff. The staff members are trained to administer all types of medications, injections, and topical services as well. Off-leash playtime is offered in the facility’s spacious exercise yard for twenty minutes at an additional charge, three times a day.

Lexington, KY(859) 255-5595


Clays Mill Veterinary Clinic

Since 1968, Clays Mill Veterinary Clinic has provided veterinary care for Lexington and Central Kentucky. Besides medicine and surgery, the clinic offers grooming and boarding. Dogs are provided with four bathroom breaks a day, one long neighborhood walk, a one-on-one play session, several treats per day, food puzzles, and a cot with extra bedding. Skype or Facetime sessions are available for dog owners as well, and each dog is checked on by a vet every day.

Lexington, KY(859) 223-5215



Dogtown, founded in 2007, is a dog boarding facility in Lexington. Dogs are contained in a cage-free setting during the day. Additional services include dog daycare and grooming. Dogtown was voted, Best Doggy Daycare in Ace Weekly’s Best of Lex 2008 and 2009. Previous customers state their dogs always come home tired and happy from their stay at Dogtown.

Lexington, KY(859) 252-3647


Durham Kennels

Durham Kennels is a dog boarding facility located on ten acres of land in Berea. The building includes 16 climate-controlled indoor/outdoor kennels and eight large, covered outdoor kennels. The services also include basic obedience, training courses, and daycare. There are also separate, private rooms for cats. Previous clients commend the compassion and knowledge of the staff as well as the reasonable rates.

Berea, KY(859) 985-1629


Folly Hill Kennel

Folly Hill Kennel is a breeding, training, and dog boarding facility in Harrodsburg. Bed & Biscuits Country Inn is the company’s limited-boarding business located within the facility. Dogs are provided with lots of fresh air and room to run during their stay. Pick up and delivery services can be arranged from Lexington.

Harrodsburg, KY(859) 733-9306


For Paws Unleashed

For Paws Unleashed is a pet care center in Richmond. The company offers dog and cat boarding, dog daycare, grooming, and pet taxi services. The facility is set on 10 acres of land and includes private indoor and outdoor play yards to create a luxurious and safe environment. Customers can choose to board their pet in a suite, cabana, or cattery. For Paws Unleashed was selected for the 2012 “Best of Richmond Awards” in the Dog Day Care category by the Richmond Award Program committee.

Richmond, KY(859) 623-3647


Hickman Creek Kennel

Hickman Creek Kennel is a dog boarding facility in Nicholasville with five acres of land and 64 square feet of living space. The services provided include day spa packages, overnight boarding, doggie daycare, and grooming. There is also a private cat room for customers with cats who need to be boarded. Training classes are available in private and group settings. Climate controlled luxury, and standard suites are available. The facility is equipped with night lights, web cams, and indoor/outdoor play areas.

Nicholasville, KY(859) 885-3647


Lancaster Veterinary Hospital

Lancaster Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital in Lancaster health care, medical treatments, surgical care, dental care, and dental surgery to dogs, cats, and horses. The facility also offers boarding for cats and dogs. Each have their own climate-controlled indoor kennel and play area. Dogs are offered an outside exercise yard during the day.

Lancaster, KY(859) 792-2105



LexPets is a pet care company in Lexington providing services in dog daycare, grooming, dog and cat boarding, and dog training. Daycare is included with dog boarding for no additional cost. During the day, dogs are occupied in the "Ruff Arena" or "Commonwoof Stadium" and then spend the nights in an individual kennel. Evaluations are required for every dog’s first stay.

Lexington, KY(859) 279-1862


Littlefield Dog Training

Littlefield Dog Training is a dog training facility in Versailles. The training services include obedience, agility, and field training. Littlefield also offers short-term and long-term boarding services for dogs in training sessions. All classes and lessons are available upon scheduled appointments. Private instruction is recommended for puppies, families with young children, and general problem solving.

Versailles, KY(859) 879-0022


Pawsitively Paradise Dog Resort

Pawsitively Paradise Dog Resort is a full-service dog care facility offering daycare, boarding, and grooming in Lexington. All dogs are treated to a 4’ x 6’ cabana with access to outdoor play areas. They will also receive individual playtime with a staff member four times a day. The staff is Pet First Aid and CPR certified and the company is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals, ABKA, and Professional United Pet Sitters.

Lexington, KY(859) 421-1793


Pet Companions Country Inn

Pet Companions Country Inn is a boutique-style dog and cat boarding facility in Nicholasville. Additional services include Lovey Doveys (15 minutes of couch time with TV and cuddles), 15-minute nature walks around the farm, and High Flyers (15-minute game of Frisbee or a toy of the dog’s choice). The facility has a climate-controlled guestroom and a private fenced gravel breezeway for each room. Dogs are fed twice a day and given a biscuit before bedtime.

Nicholasville, KY(859) 983-5424


Richmond Road Vet Clinic

Richmond Road Veterinary Clinic, founded in 1981, is a full-service animal hospital for dogs and cats in Lexington. Services include emergency/critical care, pain management, surgery, pet wellness, boarding, among many more. All pets must be current on their physical exams, fecal exams, and vaccinations before boarding. Medications and special dietary instructions are accommodated if required. Multiple pets can be boarded together at the owner’s request.

Lexington, KY(859) 263-5037


Sheabel Veterinary Hospital

Sheabel Veterinary Hospital, founded in 1995, is a full-service veterinary hospital in Lexington specializing in dog and cat medicine and surgery. The facility features a pet hotel and pet salon. All of the housing is climate controlled and the animals boarded include cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, and other small animals. Staff can administer medication if requested. Senior boarding, email or text updates with pictures, additional playtimes, and a TLC package are offered for additional charges.

Lexington, KY(859) 309-8076


Spectrum Dog Training

Spectrum Dog Training is a local family and veteran-owned animal care business in Lexington. Services include boarding, training, transport, walking and drop-in visits, overnight stays, and dog daycare. Dogs who are being boarded are required to be crate-trained, as they are crated during nighttime.

Lexington, KY(859) 935-1635


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