Best Dog Daycares in Baltimore

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Baltimore 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Best Friends Fur Ever

Best Friends Fur Ever serves as the second home for dogs in Baltimore. Dogs can play and relax in a comfortable and warm environment monitored by trained professionals. A 20,000 square foot facility equipped with surveillance cameras, Best Friends Fur Ever has indoor and outdoor activities where dogs can socialize and exercise along with other furry buddies. It has a broad range of pampering services, which include bathing, pawdicure, de-shedding, and a spa package. Prior to admission, dogs are tested for any health issues.

1009 Philadelphia Road
Joppa, MD 21085

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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 21797


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 21230


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 21228


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 21075


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 21136


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 21163


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