Laurels
Best Dog Boarders
in Baltimore
2016

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 Baltimore, MD.

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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.

Abbey Animal Hospital

Abbey Animal Hospital in Baltimore provides vet care for dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens but also accommodates boarding. If requested, the staff will adhere to any special request for your pet including special food and medication. Behavioral medicine, dental care, microchipping, ultrasound, x-rays, surgery, and additional services are offered.

Baltimore, MD(410) 256-0742

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Bay Country Veterinary Hospital

BayCountry Veterinary Hospital cares for animals in Crownsville and Annapolis. Dogs are kept in a climate-controlled environment overnight and walked a minimum of three times a day in the fenced-in backyard. A la carte services include pet baths, clipping of mats or sanitary clips, nail trim, post-bath brush, ear cleaning, and more. Additional services of the hospital include general medicine, diagnostics, microchipping, hospitalization, and other forms of care. The facility also accommodates cats, birds, pocket pets, and other exotic pets.

Crownsville, MD(410) 923-3040

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Club Pooche

Club Pooche is a 6,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor facility in Colombia. For nearly eight years, the establishment has provided 24/7 onsite caregivers, a daily doggie schedule, and a bedtime treat. The facility was named Howard County’s Best Doggy Daycare by Examiner and Howard Magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. The indoor area mimics the layout of a home giving dogs a comfortable place to play and sleep. Other services include training and daycare.

Columbia, MD(410) 730-2275

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Countryside Kennels

Countryside Kennels is a luxury boarding facility for dogs and cats in Owings. The indoor area is climate controlled, has a monitored fire alarm system, and 24-hour on-site supervision. The three boarding options are basic, premium, and executive. Dogs receive exercise sessions, medication administration, and food. Other services include cat boarding, dog daycare, dog transport, and dog grooming. The facility also offers a la carte pet packages.

Owings, MD(301) 855-8308

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Cozy Canine Camp

Cozy Canine Camp in Crownsville is a dog and cat care facility with services including boarding, grooming, daycare, and a kitty korner. Pets will spend the night in a climate-controlled custom bunk, be given breakfast and dinner with a mid-day snack, and access to double-fenced play yards. Three exercise sessions will be given to each dog everyday as well as individual playtime, walks in the park, and a nighttime safety check by a counselor.

Crownsville, MD(410) 923-2010

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DogiZone

Canine Obedience Unlimited in Rockville offers lodging for overnight and long-term care for dogs. During the stay, dogs will receive a minimum of 3 walks per day, off-leash group play, individual play, and much more. The professionally trained and certified staff dedicates themselves to giving all dogs personalized attention. The environment is climate controlled, and customers will receive a free tour of the location before the dog’s stay. Other services offered include training classes and doggy daycare.

Rockville, MD(240) 793-5787

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Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat

Dogwood Acres in Davidsonville’s vision is to give dogs outdoor exercise and sufficient personal attention in a clean and comfortable setting. For nearly 20 years the facility has been administering pet care for dogs and cats and offers cat boarding, dog daycare, and dog training. The team has special accommodations for small pets and geriatric and special need pets. There are webcams throughout and a 24-hour monitoring system for each dogs health, safety, and comfort.

Davidsonville, MD(410) 798-4776

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Dogwood Pet Lodge

Dogwood Kennels has been accommodating animal boarding care for nearly 25 years. There are 7 of land on the Windsor Mill facility for playtime sessions, nature walks, and other activities. Dogs will receive four potty breaks per day, consistent supply of fresh water, comfortable hammock-style or quilted bedding, and soothing background music. Customized meals and medication administration are available for an additional fee.

Windsor Mill, MD(410) 265-5807

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Falls Road Animal Hospital

For over 30 years, Falls Road Animal Hospital in Baltimore has been providing medical care to dogs, cats, exotics, and wildlife. Customers can choose between cageless boarding or kennels for their pet’s stay. There is a doctor on staff, and all pets are monitored 24 hours a day. Other services offered are grooming, training, and daycare. From 2005-2001, the hospital was awarded the Reader’s Choice Best Animal Hospital, Veterinarian, by City Paper’s Best of Baltimore.

Baltimore, MD(410) 825-9100

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Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital

Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital has operated as a full-service animal hospital since 1973. Dog runs and cages are indoors and temperature controlled. Supplies, toys, treats, food, bedding, and one-on-one walks on the nature trail with a staff member are provided. The outdoor area is fully enclosed, and the kennel is staffed 24 hours a day. Additional services include acupuncture, oral health, x-rays, surgery, grooming, etc. The Capital awarded the hospital with the Readers Choice Winner award in 2008-2015.

Annapolis, MD(410) 224-3800

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Happy Dog Care, Inc.

Happy Dog Daycare is located in Ellicott City and offers boarding, cage-free dog daycare, and grooming. For overnight stays, dogs will get fresh water, a bed, and the option to sleep in a room with their “friends.” Medication is administered daily as well as meals. The facility is 5,700 sq ft (indoor and outdoor) and offers a sibling discount rate.

Ellicott City, MD(410) 480-0302

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Happy Tails Pet Resort

Happy Tails Pet Resort has been providing pet care for dogs for over 25 years. The facility is in Crownsville on 30 acres of land where there are ten play yards with tiki-style shade coverings, supervised playtime by group, size, and temperaments, and live webcams with 24/7 access. Boarding accommodations include automatic water bowls, raised orthopedic beds, a spacious run enclosure, three outdoor sessions, and other features. Additional services provided are year-round doggie day care, bathing, obedience classes, agility training, and breed-specific meet-up groups.

Crownsville, MD(410) 923-1131

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Noah's Ark Veterinary & Boarding Resort

Noah’s Ark Veterinary & Boarding Resort in Millersville is a full-service pet facility. The services include veterinary, boarding, professional grooming, pet supplies, daycare, training, and a do-it-yourself dog wash. The quarters where dogs stay are sanitized, and climate controlled. The facility has more than 60 outdoor activity runs, 17 daycare play yards, and 200 dog spaces for overnight boarding. There is also a night shift staff for additional surveillance and care.

Millersville, MD(410) 969-0100

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Paradise Pet Hotel

For over 16 years, Paradise Pet Hotel has been a division of Paradise Pet Hospital in Catonsville. The kennels where all pets stays have the benefits of a medical practice with the comforts of a home. The facility includes 45 state-of-the-art indoor dog runs, supplies clean bedding, and walks four times a day in a fenced-in exercise area. All animals require a pre-boarding exam before their stay. Other services include grooming, doggy daycare, and health and fitness activities.

Catonsville, MD(410) 719-6920

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Pooches and Purrs L.L.C.

Pooches & Purrs in Baltimore is a doggy daycare, grooming, and overnight pet boarding facility. Some of the features include indoor and outdoor play areas, toys, one-on-one interaction, long walks, and nap time. Dogs have the option to sleep alone in a kennel or out in the playroom on a bed with other dogs where a staff member is on site. Other services include grooming and doggy daycare. The staff is certified veterinary technicians.

Baltimore, MD(410) 633-0222

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Shady Spring Pet Retreat

Shady Spring Pet Retreat in Woodbine is a premium dog and cat kennel as well as an exotic pet boarding facility. Each dog's eating and bathroom habits are monitored along with special bedding provided by the staff. Dogs will have their own private, spacious indoor lodging area with an outside covered patio available during the day. The staff is knowledgeable in administering medication if needed. Other services include training, exotic animal lodging, pickup and delivery, and pet relocation.

Woodbine, MD(410) 795-1957

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SoBo Dog Daycare & Spa

SoBo Dog Daycare in Baltimore has operated locally since 2009. Dogs are under constant supervision by a trained staff member. The daycare has live streaming webcams, rubber floors to protect a dog’s joints, filtered water, two large indoor playrooms, and other activities. If owners aren’t able to bring bedding, it will be provided. Other services offered are daycare and grooming.

Baltimore, MD(410) 539-7626

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STAY Pet Resort

Stay Pet Resort in Harmans is an exclusive hotel for dogs that provides a socialized and safe boarding experience. Boarding accommodations include indoor/outdoor activity, individual and group playtime, potty breaks, and daily leash walks. Pet owners can choose from luxury suites, garden villas, or private villas. The facility is monitored by an advanced camera system with over 30 cameras. Other services include daycare, grooming, training, and boarding.

Harmans, MD(443) 860-6000

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The Village Vet

The Village Vet is a Baltimore animal hospital whose mission is to treat every pet like family. During each dogs stay, they will be walked up to three times a day and be catered to their specific needs. Additional services during stay if desired include baths, pedicures, micro-chipping, ear cleaning, teeth cleaning, and spay and neuter procedures.

Baltimore, MD(410) 367-8111

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Woofs and Wags Pet Lodge

Woofs & Wags Pet Lodge is a 5,000 sq. ft. premier pet boarding facility in Baltimore. Each dog will receive a quality diet, exercise, rest areas, frequent monitoring, one-on-one time, and expert veterinarian care if needed. The Puppy Pro-Shop located within has retail branded toys, treats, food, and other items. Additional services offered are cat boarding, dog daycare, grooming, and training.

Baltimore, MD(443) 563-2174

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