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Best Dog Daycares in Miami, FL

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Miami Dog Daycares 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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Miami, FL
$10 off first booking! Rating

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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Miami, FL Rating

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Miami, FL 33132 Rating

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4.4 (98)
4.5 (54)
5.0 (20)

Why choose this provider?

Doggie V.I.P. is a family-owned and operated business serving the metro Miami area. They specialize in dog daycare, boarding and spa services. They also offer cat sitting and dog walking services. The facility is open seven days a week with flexible drop-off and pick-up times. Pets receive supervised care, socialization, playtime, toys, and walks to the park, and treats. Owners can even check in on their pets via webcams. Doggie V.I.P. has a 4.5-star rating on Yelp. Clients speak highly of the quality care and happy pets.

Miami, FL 33174

Why choose this provider?

Miami Dog Sitter is a locally-owned Miami-based business that provides pet care services. They offer dog daycare, cage-free boarding, overnight pet sitting, dog walking, bathing, dog training and more. The facility is a smoke-free residence, fully air conditioned, with a fenced in yard and accommodations for special needs pets. They also offer a doggie pool, round-the-clock supervision, and personal attention. Clients compliment the owner’s knowledge of pet care, high level of care, and training ability.

Miami, FL 33133 Rating

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4.0 (75)
4.7 (45)

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Dogtown is a Miami-based business that specializes in pet care. They offer a cage-free dog hotel and daycare center, grooming, dental cleanings, and more. Daycare services include three daily walks. Amenities include an anti-microbial play area, personalized attention, dog park trips, and more. Additionally, the groomers only use high-quality natural products. Dogtown has a 4.5-star rating on Yelp and a 4.7-star rating on Facebook. Clients compliment the professional staff, happy pets, safe environment, and beautiful grooming.

Oakland Park, FL 33334 Rating

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4.8 (121)
4.9 (107)
4.0 (18)

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Central Bark Doggy Day Care has provided pet services for Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas for more than a decade. They offer a variety of services, including daycare, grooming, boarding, dog parties, training, and a canine cab for pick-ups and drop-offs. The center carries brand name selections of pet food and treats, toys, collars, and beds. All of the staff members must go through the Central Bark Doggy Day Care Certification Program. The comprehensive training covers animal behavior, socialization, obedience training, canine first aid, and CPR. Central Bark has a 4.9-star rating on Facebook. They receive compliments on the caring staff and the well-maintained facilities.

Miami, FL 33187 Rating

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4.7 (18)
4.5 (6)
5.0 (1)

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Happy Tails Pet Resort is a locally-owned Miami business that focuses on providing pet services. They specialize in dog daycare and boarding. The facility offers indoor and outdoor spaces, play time, a small pool, supervision, and individual rooms with orthopedic beds, air conditioning, and background music. They also offer 24-hour on-call veterinary assistance. Clients give Happy Tails Pet Resort a 4.9-star rating on Facebook. They speak highly of the personal attention their pets receive, the professional service, and the happy pets.

Miami, FL 33150 Rating

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Barkhaus is a locally-owned business that provides pet services for the metro Miami area. They offer daycare, boarding, training, and pet pampering. The facility is a residence that has been remodeled to create a canine paradise. It features air-conditioned bedrooms, an abundance of toys, human-sized beds and pet beds, a 12,000-square foot private outdoor dog park, a six-foot-tall perimeter privacy fence, and a 13’x25’ dog pool. Daycare services include one to two-hour dog walks, socialization, and swimming. The Barkhaus owners are hold ASPCA ambassador’s memberships as well as memberships with Pet Sitters International, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and the World Wide Fund for Nature. They have a 4.8-star rating on Facebook.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Rating

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3.5 (80)

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Barkers Pet Center provides the metro Miami area with a variety of pet care services for dogs and cats. They offer daycare, grooming, boarding, and dog training services. The 16,000-square foot facility features sophisticated suites, night lights, daily activities, and high-quality pet grooming and spa services. There are three 1,500 square foot air conditioned playrooms for the dogs as well as a 4,000-square foot yard and a pool for the dogs to play in. The dog hotel features a selection of climate controlled suites equipped with marble walls, LCD TV’s, and raised beds. They also offer a two-story feline condo. Barkers Pet Center has a 4.4-star rating on Facebook.

Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Rating

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4.0 (43)

Why choose this provider?

Wilton's Manor provides dog daycare, boarding, and grooming for the metro Miami area. They are open seven days a week to provide their services. The top-notch facility features a 900 square foot park with antimicrobial concrete and K9Grass, an enclosed back yard with 1200 square feet for recess and playtime, a doggie pool, and antibacterial sleeping pods for boarding. Wilton’s Manor also offers a professional grooming salon where they provide bathing, nail trims, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, and more. They also carry an exclusive line of pet products such as designer dog beds and hand-made leather collars. Clients give the business a 4.7-star rating on Facebook.

Miami, FL 33131 Rating

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3.0 (48)

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Kool & Kute offers pet care services for the metro Miami area. They focus on pet grooming, daycare, and boarding. They use a holistic approach to pet grooming by employing products that don’t have harsh perfumes or chemicals. Daycare and boarding services include regular walking, custom feeding, medications, exercise, and play time. The facility also offers cage-less boarding with 24/7 supervision. Kool & Kute also offers a selection of organic pet food, including brands such as ACANA, Orijen, and Forza10. The business has a 4.8-star Facebook rating. Customers compliment the well-kept facilities, friendly service, and flexible hours.

Compare our Top Dog Daycares

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Miami, FL$10 off first booking!
Doggie V.I.P.
Miami, FL 33132
Miami Dog Sitter
Miami, FL 33174
Miami, FL 33133
Central Bark Doggy Day Care
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Happy Tails Pet Resort
Miami, FL 33187
Miami, FL 33150
Barkers Pet Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Wilton's Manor
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Kool & Kute
Miami, FL 33131


  • 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.