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Best Dog Boarding Facilities in Minneapolis
2021

Why These Dog Boarding Facilities?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Minneapolis Dog Boarding Facilities 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

Animal Inn Pet Resort & Spa

Boarding and daycare accommodations for Minneapolis dogs of all ages are the specialties at Animal Inn Pet Resort & Spa. Originally opened in 1966, the boarding facility has been a charter member of the Better Business Bureau for 30 years and earned a St. Croix Valley Magazine Best of 2016 Award. Dog boarding includes indoor space with natural lighting, elevated beds, daily wellness checks, and both individual and group playtime.

Lake Elmo, MN 55042

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Bluff High Kennels

The owners of Bluff High Kennels in Savage live on the property and have experience showing dogs. Clients bring dogs from all over the Twin Cities Metro area for grooming and boarding, with pickup and delivery service available. Dogs board in private runs and staff members check in on them at night as well as administering medication. Bluff High Kennels has been in operation for more than 30 years.

Savage, MN 55378

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Canine Country Club

The family owners of Canine Country Club in Elko have built the dog boarding and daycare business from customer and veterinarian referrals over 35 years. Dogs from Minneapolis and St. Paul Southwest suburbs play with other dogs and rest in spaces designated for either supervised high energy, social, or senior activity. The country setting has six outdoor play areas and an indoor home-style environment. Canine Country Club also boards cats.

Apple Valley, MN 55124

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Oak Ridge Pet Boarding

The Minnetrista site of Oak Ridge Pet Boarding converted from a dairy farm to dog boarding facility in 1967. Dogs from all over the Twin Cities receive individualized daycare and overnight accommodation, interacting only with staff and dogs from the same family. Services such as photo updates, grooming, bedding, and multiple walks are available. Oak Ridge Pet Boarding has received Lake Pioneer Readers Choice Best Kennel designation multiple times.

Minnetrista, MN 55364

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Pure Spirit

Pure Spirit is a Twin Cities dog and other pet boarding and behavior consultation business. Boarding dogs have access to individual overnight kennels, medication administration, walks, tummy rubs, and a large dog run. The owner, Marilyn, is an animal communication specialist, with a background in corporate human relations, education in psychology, and 20 years of dog training experience. Other staff members have vet tech, zoo keeping, and biology education backgrounds.

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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Twin Cities Dog Walking & Pet Sitting

Twin Cities Dog Walking & Pet Sitting serves the metro area and its surrounding suburbs. The founder, Sami Bergeron, is a biology graduate with over two decades of experience caring for dogs. Ms. Bergeron's range of services includes pet sitting. She believes that pets suffer when boarded in unfamiliar surroundings, while being cared for in their homes when the family is absent benefits their well-being. The company's additional services include taking dogs on visits to parks and walking/jogging exercise.

1995 Stowe Ave
New Brighton, MN 55112

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