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Best Dog Daycares in Antioch, CA

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4381 Hillcrest Avenue, Antioch, CA 94531 Rating

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5.0 (7)
5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Pawspa is a dog daycare that services pets in the Antioch area and nearby cities. Its pet daycare is open for dogs of any age, behavior, or breed. Its pet groomers also give dogs baths, brush-outs, and body haircuts. The full-service bath includes thorough washing, conditioning, ear cleaning, toothbrushing, and nail trimming. Clients may also request a particular service for their pet that may not be on their list of work.

6357 Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood, CA 94513 Rating

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4.5 (49)
4.5 (38)

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Derty Dog Canine Retreat & Fitness is a family-owned and -operated dog daycare facility in Brentwood that provides a safe, fun, and stress-free environment for the care, boarding, and exercise needs of the local residents' fur babies. It accepts dogs regardless of breed and personality. Its dog gym is equipped with treadmills and slat mills for that extra energy release and can be controlled for the appropriate speed and inclination to ensure a well-exercised, happy dog at check out.

2400 Devpar Court, Antioch, CA 94509 Rating

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4.7 (55)
4.0 (39)
4.5 (35)

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Delta Dog Camp is a dog daycare center in Antioch. It offers day or night care, equipped with an indoor and outdoor play area. The daycare has a few requirements for the dogs it accepts, such as complete vaccination, flea protection, and neutering for dogs older than six months. The center does not accept dogs with a history of excessive barking, biting, and dangerous behaviors. Delta Dog Camp also requires every dog to enter and exit the facility on a leash.

901 Bonnie Lane, Brentwood, CA 94513 Rating

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5.0 (68)
5.0 (37)
4.5 (26)

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Alert K-9 Training Center is a private dog facility servicing Antioch and surrounding communities. It provides dog daycare and training services for a variety of breeds. It encourages and allows pets to play with each other in the open-air dog barn and off-leash dog park. Clients can view the daycare and boarding areas through the windows in the building designed with an open floor concept. Alert K-9 Training Center's team of professionals also specializes in conducting private and group training for dogs who have behavioral and social issues.

4071 Orwood Road, Brentwood, CA 94513 Rating

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5.0 (50)
4.0 (33)
5.0 (10)

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Pets Frolic Inn provides daycare services for dogs in Antioch. It has outdoor and indoor play areas where dogs can exercise, play, eat, rest, and socialize with other pets. It also offers bath and spa services, including saunas, blowers, and ears and nail groomings. Additionally, Pets Frolic Inn provides pet pick-up and drop-off services to help pet owners during bad weather or busy schedules. It also accommodates all kinds of pets, such as birds, cats, and other exotic pets.

2874 Seville Circle, Antioch, CA 94509 Rating

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5.0 (5)
5.0 (3)

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East Bay Paws is an Antioch-based dog daycare and boarding business. Accepting only five dogs at a time, the facility focuses on providing individualized attention and care in a home setting. In addition to daycare and boarding, its staff offers 45-minute to one-hour dog walking services. Nail cutting, warm bathing, de-matting, and brushing are also available. Cat owners can also hire the team for daily visits for feeding, litter scooping, and 30-minute cat sitting. East Bay Paws is owned and operated by animal lover Leena Buerdier who treats dogs like they are her actual kids.

600 Concord Ave, Brentwood, CA 94513 Rating

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4.0 (60)
4.0 (31)
4.9 (17)

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Brentwood Pet Resort is a pet daycare center serving pet owners in Antioch. It is specialized in dog and cat lodging, exotic and bird boarding, all-breed pet grooming, and other daycare services. The facility is comprised of indoor accommodations, five large outdoor exercise runs, private senior condos, private luxury kitty suites, climate control, ventilation systems, and personal care for pets with special needs. The resort has won the Gold Medal for Best of 2019 Brentwood Press, and Talk of the Town awards.

Compare our Top Dog Daycares

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
4381 Hillcrest Avenue, Antioch, CA 94531
Derty Dog Canine Retreat & Fitness
6357 Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood, CA 94513
Delta Dog Camp
2400 Devpar Court, Antioch, CA 94509
Alert K-9 Training Center
901 Bonnie Lane, Brentwood, CA 94513
Pets Frolic Inn
4071 Orwood Road, Brentwood, CA 94513
East Bay Paws
2874 Seville Circle, Antioch, CA 94509
Brentwood Pet Resort
600 Concord Ave, Brentwood, CA 94513


  • Introduction

    It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

    Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.
  • What is a dog daycare?

    Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

  • What happens at doggy daycare?

    Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

  • Should I take my dog to daycare?

    Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

    • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
    • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
    • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
    • Does your dog walker report issues?
    These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

  • How much is doggy daycare per day?

    Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

  • How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

    The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

  • How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

    They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.