Laurels
Best Dog Daycares
in Baltimore
2017

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog daycares 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.

Charm City Dogs

Charm City Dogs in Baltimore, Maryland, is a cage-free daycare and boarding facility that holds the honor of being Baltimore's only such facility that is staffed every hour of every day. Recognizing the needs of all animals is a high priority at Charm City Dogs, and as such they also offer kennel-style boarding for animals that might not prefer the cage-free lifestyle. With two expansive play areas and a quiet room for older or shyer animals, Charm City ensures that dogs with different temperaments will be aptly cared for. Clients rave about Charm City Dogs' constant and loving supervision and report an overall calm in knowing that their prized pets are in such good hands.

Baltimore, MD(410) 637-3647

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Circle Kennels

Circle Kennels in Woodbine, Maryland, is a dog and cat boarding, grooming, and doggie daycare service that has been taking care of the pets of Howard County and surrounding counties since 1997. Family owned and family operated, Circle Kennels is home to a luxurious 21-acre estate and offers one-on-one and group play, walks, and rest times for their guest pets. With a philosophy centered around client satisfaction, Circle Kennels provides bedding for the pets in their care and charges no extra hidden fees for walking pets or providing breaths of fresh air. Clients of Circle Kennels routinely praise the staff's ability to handle even aggressive, skittish, or older animals, and praise the professionalism with which Circle Kennels treat the pets during their stays.

Woodbine, MD(410) 442-0015

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Dog-Gone Purr-fection Dog and Cat Grooming

Dog-Gone Purr-fection in Pasadena, Maryland, is a dog and cat grooming service that has been serving the greater Baltimore area since 2003. In addition to grooming, Dog-Gone Purr-fection provides bathing and daycare services, complete with walking, play time, naps and treats, and dedicated, loving attention. Furthermore, the bathing facilities at Dog-Gone Purr-fection are available for clients to use themselves, should they desire to spend quality wash-time with their animals without having to clean up the mess. Animal-lovers to the core, the staff at Dog-Gone Purr-fection has been rescuing animals and finding them new homes since 2010. With a philosophy of care and a list of services that includes nail grinding, de-shedding, and even facial scrubs, it's no wonder that Dog-Gone Purr-fection has been providing happiness to Baltimore's pets for so long.

Pasadena, MD(410) 437-7172

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Downtown Dog Resort and Hospital

Downtown Dog Resort and Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, is a pet resort that offers doggie daycare, overnight boarding, an intensive boarding school, and an on-site animal rescue service. A full-service, one-stop pet institution, Downtown Dog Resort offers their guests swimming and exercise play times and features a medical center on its premises. Clients of Downtown Dog Resort praise the staff's love of animals as well as the affordability of the prices, and many clients say that their dogs practically salivate at the mention of Downtown Dog Resort. Passionate about animal health and wellbeing, the staff of Downtown Dog Resort is dedicated to walking, exercising, and playing with the dogs in their care in order to facilitate each dog's happiness.

Baltimore, MD(443) 869-4071

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Good Doggie Day Care

Good Doggie Day Care in Baltimore, Maryland, is a full-service, cageless doggie daycare. Complete with 13 indoor play areas, heating and air conditioning, 14,000 square feet interior, and a 2,500 feet exterior play area, Good Doggie Dar Care provides exceptional and loving service to the pets in their care. The dog-loving owners of Good Doggie Day Care are certified in pet CPR, and the facilities feature 16 webcams so that clients can regularly check up on their "fur babies" for peace of mind. In addition, Good Doggie Day Care has a soothing quiet space for relaxation after invigorating exercise, and pets can also make use of warm, inviting Dog Suites for naps. With the client's satisfaction in mind, Good Doggie Day Care even tailors feeding schedules to meet the needs of each individual pup in their care.

Baltimore, MD(410) 889-3031

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Kitty's Canine Clips

Kitty's Canine Clips in Annapolis, Maryland, is a pet grooming service and doggie daycare that has been serving Anne-Arundel County since 1971. Kitty's offers professional grooming services priced by breed, bathing services that include both full-service baths and mere clean-ups, and even a do-it-yourself use of the facilities for those pet parents who just need the proper equipment. The on-site staff has training and certification in pet CPR, and Kitty's Canine Clips offers an eight-hour course in PetTech's PetSaver first aid and pet CPR program. Clients praise the short-notice scheduling at Kitty's Canine Clips as well as the affordable prices, saying that Kitty's has some of the best groomers in all of Maryland.

Annapolis, MD(410) 267-9119

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Pet-U-Cation Training and Rehabilitation Services

Pet-U-Cation Training and Rehabilitation Services in Catonsville, Maryland, is a dog training and daycare service for the greater Baltimore metro area. Features of the on-site training include leash practice, exercise and mental stimulation, socialization with other dogs, and dedicated training by staff, volunteers, and interns. In addition to the on-site training, Pet-U-Cation hosts the All Breed Socialization Network of local dog owners, which has over 400 local members, 150 volunteers, and Control Dogs who act as calming influences over newly trained animals. Dedicated to the continued growth and education of all dogs, Pet-U-Cation also runs two monthly Pack Walks in which dogs in need of a home can be walked for free. Clients of Pet-U-Cation praise the workshops and training staff for significant improvements in their animals' leash reactivity, aggression, skittishness, and general unruliness.

Catonsville, MD(410) 493-1074

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Pupquatics Dog Daycare

Pupquatics Dog Daycare in Elkridge, Maryland, is a mid-day, day-long, and overnight pet care service for Howard County. Working out of a single family home, Pupquatics aims to provide an alternative to larger kennel facilities in favor of calmer, home-based environs. However, this does not mean Pupquatics has a lack of amenities. At Pupquatics, pets are treated to bathing services, walks, doggie socialization times, and one-on-one, individualized care. Clients love the report cards provided on their pets' status and care, and they praise the obvious passion of the Pupquatics staff. Owners Kim and Jon Hong plan to make Pupquatics the home of dog rehabilitation using aquatic therapy in the future, based on Kim's physical therapy background. Pupquatics Dog Daycare is veteran-owned.

Elkridge, MD(443) 739-4496

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Reisterstown Boarding Kennels Pet Resort and Spa

Reisterstown Boarding Kennels Pet Resort and Spa in Reisterstown, Maryland, has been serving the greater Baltimore metro area for over 20 years. More than just a pet groomer, RBK features over seven acres of land, both indoor and outdoor pools, and fenced-in play areas. RBK is a heavily-awarded feline and canine destination, having featured multiple times on Baltimore Magazine's "Best of Baltimore" list and earning the 2013 Angie's List Super Service Award. Full-time staff members at RBK must, at a minimum, be enrolled for certification as a Pet Care Technician, and the staff and owners have more than 45 years of pet handling experience. Clients of Reisterstown Boarding Kennels Pet Resort and Spa laud the staff's friendly, caring demeanor, and report surges in pet energy and happiness after visits to RBK.

Reisterstown, MD(410) 833-2090

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Unleashed Joy

Unleashed Joy in Woodstock, Maryland, is a doggie daycare, boarding, and training organization helmed by lead trainer Beth Joy. Beth Joy is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer, a Pat Miller Certified Dog Trainer, and holds memberships in the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, the Pet Professional Guild, and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Positive Pet Trainers. In addition, Ms. Joy is certified by the American Red Cross in Pet First Aid and CPR. Transportation is available for clients who need help getting their pets to the facilities, and since there are no more than ten animals boarded at a time, each dog receives the utmost care and dedication. Clients report that Unleashed Joy makes their pets feel like family, and they praise the knowledge and experience of the friendly staff.

Woodstock, MD(410) 404-6492

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