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Best Dog Boarders
in Fayetteville

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Fayetteville, NC.

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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.

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Bed and Biscuits Boarding

Bed and Biscuits Boarding is situated on 10 acres in Stedman, where its owners/operators live. The facility, which has central air and heat, includes 5' x 4' rooms and 5' x 7' rooms for each guest. Rooms are furnished with raised Kuranda beds and include dog doors that lead to private, outdoor patios. Amenities include four play yards, pool time in the summer, and access to balls, toys, and play equipment. The play yards have six inches of river rock, which allows for easy sanitation. Guests also can participate in Saturday night "Bark-A-Q's." Stays include trail time, during which staff takes dogs for walks on the property's trails.

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Cape Fear Animal Hospital

Cape Fear Animal Hospital's staff aims to provide boarding services with less stress for pets than they may experience at a traditional kennel. The hospital's tech are trained to be attentive to the boarders, to handle them properly, and to ensure cleanliness. All board pets are required to be up to date on vaccinations. Should medical concerns arise, the staff is expected to detect it and to notify the clinic's attending doctors. The veterinarians can examine pets who need it at the rate for a physical exam.

Fayetteville, NC 28303


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Cliffdale Animal Hospital

Cliffdale Animal Hospital provides boarding and grooming services in addition to its medical services. Dogs can go outside multiple times per day for exercise and bathroom breaks. Cats have access to kitty condos. Dogs and cats stay in separate quarters. The staff can administer medications, vaccinate, and groom boarding pets.

Fayetteville, NC 28314


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Dogs Day Inn and Cat Nappery Pet Care

Dogs Day Inn and Cat Nappery Pet Care offers boarding, daycare, and grooming services for dogs and cats in Fayetteville. Boarding includes care and attention, plus exercise and social time for dogs. Amenities include a large outdoor play area and access to wading pools on warm days, to keep dogs busy and cool. Boarding dogs also have the option to receive grooming services, including baths and nail trims.

Fayetteville, NC 28301


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Dogs' Best Friend

Dogs' Best Friend is a family owned and operated pet care business that has provided boarding, doggie daycare, grooming, and training services in Moore County since 1996. Amenities include a 4000 square foot modern facility, eco-friendly rubber flooring in its indoor play places, artificial turf in its outdoor play areas, and an HVAC with UV light to keep the air clean. Daycare and boarding guests receive personalized, attentive care, supervised play, all natural food, and opportunities for interactive activities. The owners can make accommodations for dogs with special needs.

Southern Pines, NC 28387


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Fayetteville Pet Resort

Fayetteville Pet Resort is a luxury pet boarding facility and doggie daycare that has served animals and their families in and near Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Pope, and Raeford since 2001. The family owned business operates the kennel on more than five acres and provides guest with large rooms, outdoor patios with privacy panels, webcams for owners' peace of mind, and professional staff. Stays include social time, play time, and pool time.

Fayetteville, NC 28304


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Five Points Pet Resort

Five Points Pet Resort is a luxury resort for dogs, cats, birds, and pocket pets in Raeford. Accommodations include small standard, large standard, luxury, puphouse, and pawsidential suites for canines plus cat condos for felines. The facility is 9000 square feet and on a family farm where the staff pampers its guests. Five Points also features a spa. Its staff is a Better Business Bureau Accredited A+ rated business and has earned credentials from the Outstanding Pet Care University. It also has taken the Off-Leash Play Safety Pledge and is American Red Cross Pet First Aid and CPR Certified.

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Kranenburg Canine Training Center

Kranenburg Canine Training Center is family owned and operated and provides dog training and boarding to its clients on a five-acre farm near Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, Southern Pines, and Red Springs. The owners are dog trainers who offer six to eight hours a day of exercise and outdoor time to the center's guests. To be boarded at the facility, the dogs also must be trained by the facility. Options include puppy kindergarten, agility, and service dog training.

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Lakeside Animal Hospital

Lakeside Animal Hospital provides overnight and day boarding services to pets. Accommodations include secluded kennels for cats, kennels for dogs of multiple sizes, and play-time for fun and exercise with kennel techs in the boarding yard. Bath packages are available for boarders and can include a shampoo, ear cleaning, anal gland expression, nail trim, and blow-dry.

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LifeTime Pets

LifeTime Pets is a family owned pet store that also provides boarding and grooming services for pets in Cumberland County. The kennel has experienced staff members who aim to create a comfortable environment for pet guests.

Fayetteville, NC 28303


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Muddy Paws

Muddy Paws Pet Grooming, Spa, Boarding, and Daycare provides climate controlled, 48 square foot accommodations. Stays feature outdoor bathroom breaks every two hours, at least four 30-minute play times per day, and daily room service. During room service, staff sanitizes the room and washes food and water bowls. Guests are encouraged to bring their own food but Blue Buffalo premium dry dog food is available for $0.75 per cup. Guests also are invited to provide their own bedding or they may use a raised Kuranda cot at no extra cost.

Fayetteville, NC 28314


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Pet Starz

Pet Starz is a cage-free doggie daycare for canines who are at least four months old and are appropriately vaccinated. Boarders can roam and romp freely, under the supervision of the daycare's staff. Amenities include indoor and outdoor play areas that feature natural light and airflow. Play times are from 8 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m., split by a two-hour nap time. Options include daytime daycare, overnight boarding, dog training classes, and full service grooming. Grooming may include brush-outs, ear cleaning, nail trimming and filing, anal gland expression, breed cuts, baths, massages, and blueberry facials. Pet Starz sanitizes its play areas and kennels three times a day.

Fayetteville, NC 28311


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Rae-Zor Grooming, Boarding, and Daycare

Rae-Zor Grooming, Boarding, and Daycare provides services to dogs in Sanford. Accommodations include a Sherpa mat, food, and water dishes in each private room; daily housekeeping; and 15- to 20-minute bathroom breaks every two to three hours. Guests receive 5:30 a.m. wake-up calls for breakfast and a bathroom break. All stays have the options of playtime with other dogs, one-on-one playtime with staff members, a cot rental, access to a Kong with filler, and all natural snacks.

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Riverbark Pet Retreat

Riverbark Pet Retreat provides boarding and daycare plus salon, therapy, recreational, and educational services to dogs and cats. The suites are heated and cooled, and dogs and cats stay in separate quarters. Stays feature multiple play sessions, plus grooming and medical care as needed. Amenities include group play, swims in an indoor pool, snacks, and nap time. The staff can pamper pets in its salon and provide laser and massage therapy and therapy in its pool, which has an underwater treadmill. Riverbark also hosts training classes.

Spring Lake, NC 28390


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Southern Oaks Animal Hospital

Southern Oaks Animal Hospital offers boarding services for pets whose owners are out of town. The staff provides its guests with individualized care and attention and can accommodate special requests, including special needs, special diets, medical issues, and the administering of medications. Potential patrons are welcome to tour the facility.

Hope Mills, NC 28348


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Watch My Wag

Watch My Wag is a pet behavior center and eco-friendly indoor kennel that offers boarding, day play, grooming, and training. Boarding for dogs includes day play in an indoor climate controlled kennel, high-quality dog food, private sleep accommodations, bedding, sterile bowls for food and water, and medication administration as needed. Cats who stay have access to three levels of private vertical space, bedding, daily stretches in a cat room, high-quality cat food, eco-friendly kitty litter, toys, organic catnip, and nutritious grass.

Southern Pines, NC 28387


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