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Best Dog Daycares in New York, NY

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored New York City 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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RoverExpertise.com

New York, NY
$10 off first booking!

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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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New York, NY

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Need help contacting a Dog Daycare in New York? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

237 West 26th street, New York City, NY 10001

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4.8 (199)
Yelp
4.0 (70)
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4.5 (44)

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Puppy Loft focuses on ensuring that each dog gets plenty of opportunities to socially interact, exercise, and play while away from their humans. Founded in 2008, they believe that each dog needs excellent companionship, exercise, and hygiene and are committed to facilitating that while clients tend to their busy schedules. The company provides services that include a boutique, transportation, dog walking, overnight boarding, grooming, daycare, webcams, and more.

55 Leroy St, New York, NY 10014

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5.0 (114)
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5.0 (6)
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5.0 (5)

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City Tails NYC is a family-owned, full-service dog business specializing in the West Village, Greenwich Village and Chelsea in the heart of New York City. Joel Bass and the City Tails team have been working with NYC pups and their families since 2007, offering doggy daycare, dog walking, puppy care, overnight boarding, grooming, cat care and more! They are a small business that always goes the extra mile to make clients happy, and work with pet parents to find the right customized plan for each pup. The City Tails daycare space is the perfect place for a fun, tail-wagging playdate – featuring bright, clean and spacious playrooms where pups play all day.

New York City, NY 10025

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4.5 (69)
Yelp
4.5 (43)
Facebook
5.0 (27)

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Serving the Upper West Side since 2009, Playground Pups focuses on giving each furry friend with the affection and love they deserve in a clean and welcoming environment. They feature a minimal staff turnover, separation of dogs by size and play style, and a personal customer service to each visiting human and dog. The company offers services that include four playrooms, pup boutique, puppy playgroups, obedience training, crate-less boarding, grooming, daycare, locally-made treats, and more.

Astoria, NY 11106

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5.0 (98)
Yelp
4.0 (74)

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NYC Pet Services is a pet care facility offering dog sitting and daycare services in New York City. The company was established in 2011 to provide a 3,000 square foot off-leash space for dogs and cats that are in need of care and training. NYC Pet Services offers cageless boarding, indoor agility courses, canine event centers, grooming services, pet sitting, and dog walking. The facility also provides quality pet supplies that are designed to meet a wide range of pet needs.

New York City, NY 10021

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4.5 (21)
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5.0 (15)

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Featuring a comfy and home-like atmosphere, 75th & Paws Divine Doggy Daycare is a family-owned facility located in New York City. They focus on supervising each dog and encouraging good behavior while also giving lots of attention and love. Max, Tamara, and their son Justin, founded the facility after Tamara was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. The company provides services that include two playrooms, toys, beds, chairs, couches, and webcams.

Bowmansville, NY 14026

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4.4 (333)
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4.9 (297)
Yelp
4.0 (27)

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Locally owned and operated, Fetch N’Catch is a premier pet care facility founded in 2012. The owners, cousins Dan and Mallory Poirier, started the company after Mallory moved back to her hometown of Buffalo and Dan graduated college. They focus on offering a family atmosphere with an interactive, fun, and safe experience for each dog in their community. They provide services that include pet sitting, training, dog and cat grooming, overnight boarding, daycare, scent work, and obedience classes. Dan and Mallory are the only two Professional Certified Animal Care Providers by the Professional Animal Care Certification Council in the state of New York.

Brooklyn, NY 11217

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4.0 (18)

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State-of-the-art and eco-friendly, Ciao Bow Wow is located in the Financial district of New York City. They focus on a commitment to enhancing the emotional and physical health while working toward becoming a second home for each for each dog. Their staff supervises all playtime and work with small play groups to make sure each dog can socialize in a fun, safe, and comfortable environment. The company offers services that includes a pet boutique, daycare for smaller breeds, and a cage-free grooming spa.

Weehawken, NJ 07086

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4.4 (60)
Yelp
4.0 (52)
Facebook
5.0 (27)

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An all-inclusive luxury lodging, daycare, and grooming facility founded in 2010, P.I. Paws serves the Northern New Jersey area. They focus on sharing their love and enthusiasm for playing with, caring for, and grooming dogs. The company provides services that include boarding, daycare, grooming, dog walking, and more. They work with Edgewater Animal Hospital, P.C. and are associated with both ASPCA and the Pet Care Services Association.

Wallington, NJ 07057

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4.0 (10)
Facebook
4.7 (1)

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A self-described mom and pop shop founded in 2004, Doggie Paradise is a Wallington-based facility that is committed to making owners feel as if they left their furry companions in the care of a close friend. The 3,600-square-foot facility focuses on giving dogs a place to exercise, have fun, and be comfortable around lots of friends and toys. The company offers services that include a small staff, socialization with people and other dogs, supervised playtime, heating and air conditioning, 24/7 live cameras, and more.

New York, NY 10011

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4.5 (127)
Facebook
5.0 (33)

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A cage-free facility, D Is For Doggy is based in Chelsea and was created to be a place dog owners are proud of. They hold two locations in New York City. They focus on giving each dog individual attention and care in a family setting to help enrich each pet’s stay. The company provides services that include an 800-square-foot backyard, cage-free playrooms, constant supervision, dog walking, training, transportation, grooming, boarding, and daycare.

Bayside, NY 11361

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4.0 (104)
Google
4.4 (90)
Facebook
4.6 (32)

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Based in Bayside, Waggers Dog Daycare focuses on helping each dog have fun in a social environment to learn from both human and fellow canine friends. Founded in 2009, they work to provide a great place for the local neighborhood dogs while their owners are away. The company offers services that include free parking, remote access webcams, two rubberized playrooms, an on-call vet, grooming, a boutique, dog taxi, and a temperature regulated facility.

Compare our Top Dog Daycares

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Rover
New York, NY$10 off first booking!
Puppy Loft
237 West 26th street, New York City, NY 10001
City Tails NYC
55 Leroy St, New York, NY 10014
Playground Pups
New York City, NY 10025
NYC Pet Services
Astoria, NY 11106
75th & Paws Divine Doggy Daycare
New York City, NY 10021
Fetch N’Catch
Bowmansville, NY 14026
Ciao Bow Wow
Brooklyn, NY 11217
P.I. Paws
Weehawken, NJ 07086
Doggie Paradise
Wallington, NJ 07057
D is for Doggy
New York, NY 10011
Waggers Dog Daycare
Bayside, NY 11361

FAQs

  • 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.