Laurels

Best Dog Boarders
in Wilmington
2020

Why These Dog Boarders?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 40 30 17

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.

Atlantic Animal Hospital & Pet Care Resort

Atlantic Animal Hospital & Pet Care Resort provides medical care, boarding, grooming and doggie daycare to pets throughout Wilmington. The business prides itself on its hotel-like facility, comfortable accommodations, and expert medical care. Clients may add bathing, grooming, teeth brushing, and daycare to boarding packages. Pet cots and soft bedding is available.

Wilmington, NC 28405

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Camp Run-A-Mutt Wilmington

Camp Run-A-Mutt Wilmington is a fun indoor and outdoor cage-free doggy day care facility that allows dogs to play and socialize. The camp offers a park-like setting with a splash pond, ramps, tunnels, and bridges for furry friends to enjoy. Its boarding services include regular feedings, medication administration, fresh drinking water, and shady places on hot summer days. Camp Run-A-Mutt Wilmington has professional groomers to give dogs a stylish look after a shower and shampoo. They also offer training and have a doggie boutique.

2541 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Capeside Animal Hospital

Capeside Animal Hospital is a full-service animal care and boarding facility in Leland that has been serving the community since 2005. The clinic is an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association and an affiliate of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Boarding services come complete with three indoor runs, two different sized cages, twice-a-day feeding, fresh water at all times, three daily walks, and clean blankets.

Needham Animal Hospital

Needham Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical and boarding facility that has been serving Wilmington clients since 1976. Dog boarding includes a pet bed, food, doggy daycare Monday-Saturday, and daily walks on Sundays. An extra-large luxury canine suite is also available and features a Kuranda bed and personal TV. Doggy daycare includes a 5000 square foot supervised play yard with artificial grass, on-site veterinary care, and all-day play.

Wilmington, NC 28412

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Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, P.C.

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, P.C. is a full-service veterinary clinic and dog boarding facility. The experienced veterinarians provide pets throughout Wilmington with preventative, geriatric, orthopedic, radiology, oncology, grooming, and boarding services. All dogs receive professional attention, medical care, a balanced diet, and staff and doctor interaction during their stay. Clients may take a tour of boarding facility and receive a quote free of charge.

Wilmington, NC 28403

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Pet Bazaar NC

Pet Bazaar NC has been providing dog, bird, snake, and exotic boarding services to Wilmington clients since 2014. The facility does not use kennels or crates by default but has them available if desired. The dogs have daily playtime on a 3/4 acre fenced-in yard, multiple walks, and a weekly trip to the beach.

Wilmington, NC 28412

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Pine Valley Animal Hospital

Pine Valley Animal Hospital is a local and family-owned animal care and dog boarding facility that has been serving Wilmington clients since 1988. Dogs are taken out three times daily and receive numerous visits in the kennel. The personal area is cleaned and fresh water is replaced three times a day as well. Other services include laser therapy, microchipping, bathing, and dental work.

Wilmington, NC 28412

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Pups Play & Stay Daycare, Boarding & Grooming

Pups Play & Stay Daycare, Boarding & Grooming is a Wilmington dog boarding company. The facility is monitored 24 hours a day with fire and intrusion detection and has 16 individual surveillance cameras. The kennels each have an inside and outside area and measure 19’x4’ for medium enclosures and 19’x6’ for large enclosures. Each kennel has its own built-in water supply. Clients can opt to include daycare service at an additional fee for dogs to enjoy playtime with dogs of similar size and activity level daily.

Wilmington, NC 28411

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Sylvia’s Pet Care Center

Since 1988, Sylvia’s Pet Care Center has taken care of pets throughout Wilmington. Services include cat boarding, dog boarding, and bathing. Pets are provided with comfortable and climate controlled living quarters, bedding, and premium food. One-on-one playtime is also available. The staff guarantees a fun and loving experience for dogs and cats of all sizes.

Wilmington, NC 28403

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The Dog House

The Dog House is a Wilmington daycare and dog boarding center. The facility has four separate outdoor play areas and two indoor areas so that pets can interact with dogs of similar size and play style. Daycare areas are constantly monitored by trained staff. The overnight area is climate-controlled and has a night light and soft music at all times.

Wilmington, NC 28412

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The Pet’s Pal Inn

The Pet’s Pal Inn is a family-owned and operated cat and dog boarding facility that has served the Wilmington community since 2003. The business is a member of the American Boarding Kennels Association. The facility has 48 indoor and outdoor runs, a small dog room, 20 specious cat condos, and five large grassy play yards. Dogs receive group or solo playtime three times daily, and small dogs go out five times per day. A multi-pet discount is available.

Wilmington, NC 28405

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Wilmington Animal Healthcare

Wilmington Animal Healthcare is a veterinary hospital and dog boarding facility in Wilmington. The founding veterinarians are members of the American Animal Hospital Association and have been practicing for more than a decade. The boarding facility is well-lit with natural light, temperature controlled, and ventilated. Luxury suites feature a Kuranda dog sofa and a 24” HD LED TV with dog-friendly entertainment. Clients have the option to add-on extra walks and participation in doggie daycare.

Wilmington, NC 28411

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