Best Dog Boarders
in New Orleans

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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 New Orleans, LA.

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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.

Algiers Animal Clinic

Algiers Animal Clinic is a New Orleans dog boarding and veterinary center. Dogs can stay at the facility for the day, overnight, or for an extended period. The clinic boards cats as well. Additional services available include bathing and grooming, dental care, in-house diagnostics, surgery, internal medicine, and laser surgery. Algiers Animal Clinic is AAHA Accredited, and vaccination records for all guests must be current.

New Orleans, LA(504) 364-1556


Canal Street Veterinary Hospital

Canal Street Veterinary Hospital is located in New Orleans and offers dog boarding services as well as general veterinary care. Food and treats are included in boarding fees, although owners are welcome to supply meals for their dogs. Guests are monitored and have access to medical services if required. Elderly dogs and those with physical challenges can be monitored overnight as well. Grooming services are available on site. Vaccinations must be current and have been given at least two weeks before arrival.

New Orleans, LA(504) 200-2784


Canine Connection

Canine Connection is a New Orleans dog boarding facility. The center has 24-hour staff, several play areas outside, a doggie pool, and private suites. Owners can monitor their dogs online via the company's webcam system as well as visit the pet store and grooming salon, Canine Culture. The center won the 2015 Dorothy Dorsett Brown Humanitarian Award and was voted Best Pet Boarding/Day Care Business by Gambit Best of New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA(504) 218-4098


Clearview Veterinary Hospital

Clearview Veterinary Hospital has dog boarding facilities in Metairie. Included in boarding fees are the administration of medications as well as meals from Science Diet. Owners can send in food for their dog but must make sure it is labeled clearly. Dogs will have playtime at least three times each day, and those staying a minimum of five nights receive a free bath before going home.

Metairie, LA(504) 456-0240


Crescent City Veterinary Hospital

Crescent City Veterinary Hospital has been a dog boarding facility in the New Orleans area for almost 15 years. Guests in the boarding area receive 24/7 supervision and have access to all veterinary services provided by the hospital. Crescent City also has Puppy Playgroups, dental care, behavioral counseling, and domestic as well as international health certificates. All boarders must have current vaccinations, and CareCredit is accepted.

New Orleans, LA(504) 894-0752


Dag's House

Dag's House is a dog boarding and daycare facility in New Orleans, which serves dogs with special needs. The canine rehabilitation and fitness center has 2.5 acres for dogs to play, exercise, rehabilitate, and train. Guests often come to board after surgery or illness, and they receive 24-7 supervision while there. Dag's House also has extensive indoor equipment such as an underwater treadmill, endless swim pool, low-level laser, and balance boards. Dog owners must have a referral from their veterinarian to board at the facility.

New Orleans, LA(504) 309-9510


Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon is a New Orleans dog lodge and clinic, which can board dogs of all sizes as well as cats. Boarders have access to daycare and grooming services as well as a range of medical treatments offered at the clinic. These include dental care, blood tests, parasite testing, and surgery. Current vaccinations are mandatory, but the clinic can provide them if needed.

New Orleans, LA(504) 899-1850


High Cotton Kennels

High Cotton Kennels is a Slidell dog boarding facility providing a service for pet owners across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans for a decade. Boarding dogs stay in climate controlled suites, have indoor-outdoor runs, and play twice a day. Multiple dogs from the same family receive discounts. Dog owners can also schedule bathing, brush outs, clips and trims, de-matting, and creative grooming services. Other spa options include hot oil treatments, salt scrubs, hair coloring, and nail art.

Slidell, LA(985) 641-0929


Lakeview Veterinary Hospital

Lakeview Veterinary Hospital provides dog boarding services in the New Orleans area. Staff can tend to dogs with special needs and administer medications during their stay. Dogs also have access to medical services at the hospital. Dog owners can tour the facility before choosing to use Lakeview for boarding. The pet care center also boards cats and exotics.

New Orleans, LA(504) 482-2173


Manhattan Animal Clinic and Boarding Kennel

Manhattan Animal Clinic and Boarding Kennel serves Harvey and the surrounding south New Orleans communities. The pet care center's kennel is air-conditioned and heated and can accommodate boarders every day of the year. Dogs have access to grooming as well as medical care such as lab testing, microchipping, and surgery. All dogs get baths before they go home. Manhattan Animal Clinic also boards cats, birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, turtles, hamsters, gerbils, and fish.

Harvey, LA(504) 362-1400


Metairie Small Animal Hospital

Metairie Small Animal Hospital provides veterinary medical care as well as dog boarding services and has locations throughout New Orleans. Dogs stay in runs with unbreakable windows and are taken out to play at least four times every day. Bathing and grooming are also available for guests. The practice has been serving the area for over 65 years, and MSAH's main location can handle 24/7 emergencies.

Metairie, LA(504) 835-4266


Mid City Animal House

Mid City Animal House is a dog boarding, daycare, and grooming facility in New Orleans. Dogs have access to an outside yard as well as three indoor playrooms. Boarders get to participate in the daycare program which runs Monday through Saturday. If owners do not provide their dog's meals, then the facility will charge extra for food.

New Orleans, LA(504) 373-6640


Pet Care Center

Pet Care Center provides dog lodging in Metairie for New Orleans and surrounding areas. The facility has 33 climate-controlled condos as well as traditional kennels, and dogs can play and walk outside at least six times a day on the one-acre property. Dogs have access to a range of spa services as well as medical care during their stay. All dogs must have current vaccinations. Pet Care Center is an AAHA Accredited Referral and provides 24-hour emergency services.

Metairie, LA(504) 887-2999


Pet Emporium

Pet Emporium has been boarding dogs for Metairie residents since 1997. The business also has grooming and daycare services. Clients can choose between a standard kennel and individual suite for their dog to stay in. The Doggie Daycare is available Monday through Friday, and boarding drop-offs and pick-ups take place on Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM until 8 AM or between 2 PM and 5 PM.

Metairie, LA(504) 828-5004


Prytania Veterinary Hospital

Prytania Veterinary Hospital has been caring for and lodging dogs in New Orleans since 1992. Dogs of all sizes can board and stay in indoor, air-conditioned rooms. Guests go outside for walks three times each day, and those boarding for at least three nights receive a free bath and ear flush. Unless owners send meals for their dog, guests will be served Science Diet. Medical procedures, as well as the administering of medications, cost extra. Prytania Veterinary Hospital also boards cats and exotics including birds, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, and guinea pigs.

New Orleans, LA(504) 899-2828


Puppy Love

Puppy Love is a licensed and insured dog boarding facility in Metairie. New Orleans area dog owners can also arrange for training, daycare, bathing, and in-home pet sitting. All boarders automatically join the daycare program each day of their stay and then return to their size-appropriate kennel at night. Services such as medication administration, treats, and training sessions are available for additional fees. The staff is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and completes continuing education courses each year.

Metairie, LA(504) 267-7877


Quality Pet Care

Quality Pet Care is a dog lodge in Gretna, which offers daycare and overnight stays. The facility features dog runs, cages, and a boarding suite. Clients also have access to veterinary services, grooming, and an online store. Owners must show proof of vaccinations, and their dog will be given a Capstar flea pill upon arrival. Quality Pet Care also boards cats as well as guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, hedgehogs, rats, mice, snakes, lizards, turtles, and small birds.

Gretna, LA(504) 361-7387


Zeus' Place

Zeus' Place boards dogs in the New Orleans area and also offers daycare and grooming services. The center can handle both short and long-term stays and provides daycare Monday through Thursday. There are suites available as well for multiple dogs from the same family. Owners can monitor their dogs via webcam as well as receive proper care for special needs pets at no extra charge. Pet photos during their stay are also free.

New Orleans, LA(504) 304-4718


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