Best Dog Daycares
in Kansas City

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Kansas 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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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.

Bays at the Moon Bed and Barkfast

Bays at the Moon Bed and Barkfast brings over 20 years of dog daycare experience to Belton. Dogs can enjoy indoor/outdoor play and socialization with other dogs, tons of TLC and interaction from staff, and supervised play groups. The center focuses on a loving, stress-free stay and offers specialized services and attention for those dogs suffering from anxiety, shyness, medical issues, or advanced age. Kennels are available, but Bays at the Moon prefers to keep dogs in living room-like accommodations where pets from the same family can board together as well. Dogs and their owners also have access to grooming services, boarding, training, pet supplies, and natural therapies for stress, anxiety, and pain including pet massage, healthy treats, acupuncture, and pulsed electromagnetic therapy. The facility features a separate cat room as well, and the founder is a veterinarian who also owns the Belton Animal Clinic and Exotic Care Center.

Fetchers Play and Stay

Fetchers Play and Stay handles dog daycare services in the community of Olathe. The family-owned business prides itself on loving caregivers, top-quality daycare, overnight boarding, and grooming services, and a clean, healthy, and fun environment for all dogs. Guests are free to roam, play and socialize in one of four separate indoor/outdoor play areas of over 8,700 square feet total, are grouped with dogs of similar size and activity level, can go outdoors whenever they wish as long as weather permits, and receive constant interaction from staff. Half-day and full-day stays are available, owners can also consider purchasing packages of multiple days, and 24-hour webcams enable owners to see their dog at all times. Professional grooming services include bath and brush, nail trim, teeth brushing, anal glands, ear cleaning, and the Furminator ® Shedless Treatment as well.

No Leash Needed

No Leash Needed is a St. Louis dog daycare center. The company takes a limited number of dogs to ensure personalized attention for each guest and offers daycare as well as training and boarding. The facility uses safe rubber flooring and turf, all dogs are separated into groups based on size and temperament, and affordable training services provide proven methods for obedience, dock diving, agility, and other issues via fun group classes and customized private sessions. Dogs benefit from amenities such as a "Mini Dog" room, a climate-controlled and ventilated complex, indoor and outdoor daycare, optional lunches and nap time, and bath and brush service as well. No Leash Needed has received an Angie's List Super Service Award three times, is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, has been featured on local TV, and has performed seminars and shows for local shows and schools as well.

St. Louis, MO 63139


Soggy Dog Salon & Suites

Soggy Dog Salon & Suites is a Salina dog daycare center. Clients appreciate the loving and respectful care provided by the facility, and employees focus on offering "safe, comfortable, and pampering services." Dogs can play both indoors and outside on K9 grass, an anti-microbial surface designed especially for dogs, and half-day and full-day passes are available along with early check-in and late check-out for an additional fee. Soggy Dog Salon & Suites started out as a grooming salon for dogs back in 2005 and still offers a professional menu of services including protein coat conditioner, ear cleaning, and pedicure. All guests must first pass a Temperament Assessment, the facility requires 48-hour notice for dogs to attend daycare, and Pit Bull Terriers are not allowed per City of Salina Code. Boarding services are also available.

The Collar Club

The Collar Club is a premier doggie daycare that welcomes dogs of all sizes. The daycare accommodates all pet owners' schedules by offering 24-hour drop-off and pick-up services. Dogs have access to large indoor and outdoor play areas. Its indoor facility has large windows to provide plenty of natural lighting and safe rubber flooring that is ideal for little paws. All pets undergo a noninvasive temperament testing, which the daycare uses to place dogs into appropriate playgroups.

238 W 74th St
Kansas City, MO 64114


The Watering Bowl Daycare & Boarding

The Watering Bowl Daycare & Boarding is a dog daycare in St. Louis. The facility is cage and leash-free with a climate-controlled, indoor space, plenty of outdoor area for socialization with other dogs, running around, and play time, and a relaxation room as well to just take it easy. Doggy pools are available in the summer as well, and the group posts photos of the dogs' activities every day on Facebook. Owners can sign up for a half day, full day, a five or 10-day plan, early drop-off, and late pickup, and additional services include boarding, training, and grooming treatments at the Paw Spaw. Interested parties can schedule a 30-minute "sniff around" of the facility for their dog to get acquainted with the center, and various rates and requirements can be found on The Watering Bowl's site.

St. Louis, MO 63144


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