Best Dog Daycares
in Newark

We Looked at 64 Dog Daycares serving Newark and Picked the Top 8

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Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog daycares in Newark, NJ.

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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.

Bark University

Bark University serves North Bergen and the surrounding areas in New Jersey, providing professional boarding services. The team at Bark University specializes in walks, play dates, grooming, and pet taxi services. In addition to their regular services, they also offer daycare, in-home pet sitting, and overnight care services. They work with dogs, cats, birds, fish, lizards, snakes, and other animals, developing relationships with pets and their owners to make the experience free of stress. Clients speak highly of the reliable, caring, accommodating, and compassionate services. They were especially pleased with the personal care, attention to detail, reasonable prices, and careful communication.

North Bergen, NJ(201) 705-4077


Executive Dog Lounge

Executive Dog Lounge seeks to provide a unique and luxurious dog daycare and boarding environment for pet owners in Jersey City and the surrounding area. Owner James Dembowski employs one team member per six dogs, allowing for ample one-on-one time and interactivity. Along with Lisbeth Probus, owner/operator of Glamour Pet Salon & Vanity, he provides grooming services as well as dog walking, dog birthday parties, and pet taxiing to and from one’s destination. It also uses what it calls a “modern boarding” experience in which it ensures boarded dogs sleep in their own homes each night, winding down at night and up in the morning with walks in their neighborhood before being taken to and from daycare.

Jersey City, NJ(201) 451-0672


In My Paws

In My Paws serves Watchung and the surrounding areas in New Jersey, providing professional boarding services. The team at In My Paws specializes in treating every dog with respect and kindness, ensuring they are comfortable and healthy. In addition to their regular services, they offer grooming and daycare services. With more than ten years of service, they are committed to affordable services, free estimates, and ten percent off for first-time customers. Their state-of-the-art facility includes a variety of enclosures and play areas as well as zoned heating, air conditioning, and air purification systems to ensure every pet's comfort.

Watchung, NJ(908) 757-0200


K9 Nanni

K9 Nanni serves Hoboken, Jersey City, North Arlington, Lyndhurst, Kearny, Harrison, Newark, and the surrounding areas in New Jersey, providing professional boarding services. The team at K9 Nanni specializes in working with dogs in a variety of capacities, and they believe all dogs need exercise, discipline, and love. In addition to their boarding services, they also offer daycare, dog walking, in-home pet sitting, puppy etiquette, and training classes for new pet owners. Their state-of-the-art facility includes 12,000 square feet of outdoor space and 3,500 square feet of indoor space. Clients speak highly of the welcoming, friendly, and professional team.

North Arlington, NJ(201) 998-9663



K9dergarten seeks to provide vacation-level quality care to their pet clients. The company serves Jersey City and the surrounding area with 24-hour service and seven-day availability. Whether daycare or boarding service, dogs benefit from a low pet-to-team member ratio, thus ensuring ample interactive time with the staff. Dogs also enjoy sunlight, socialization, feedings, and exercise while in the program. Unlike many of its peers, the company provides additional options for affordability, offering partial, half, and whole days instead of the full and half standards. Through Soakd The Spa, K9dergarten delivers a full-service grooming salon that includes but is not limited to nail trims, hairstyles, and baths.

Jersey City, NJ(201) 435-8700


Lucky Tails

Lucky Tails is a New Jersey-based dog daycare and pet sitting company that serves Weehawken, Hoboken, Jersey City, and the surrounding areas. It holds membership and insurance coverage with Pet Sitters Associates, and owner Rita Mclaughlin has ample experience with animals of all types, admitting that her home life growing up was not unlike a zoo with dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles, and chinchillas. Lucky Tails watches and cares for all of these animals, and it is open to other types as well, encouraging pet owners to call ahead if they have questions about their specific pet. Rita worked for years as a dog walker and animal shelter volunteer before branching out on her own.

Weehawken, NJ(201) 705-3143


Recommended By You

Recommended By You is a dog daycare and boarding service serving Jersey City downtown and Hoboken areas. The company is bonded and insured through Pet Sitters Associates, where it also holds membership. The daycare service includes walks, riding in the car, visiting different parks throughout Jersey City and Hoboken, and extensive one-on-one interaction with staff as well as socialization with other dogs. Boarding is at the facility, and the company promises dogs will never be left alone to make them feel at home. RBY also has received notoriety for its “Happy Hour” package that includes 90 minutes of games and physical activities.

Jersey City, NJ(301) 305-7810


Sal's Pals

Sal’s Pals is a pet services company located in Westfield and serving pet owners in the surrounding areas. Owner Salvatore Mavaro launched the business after many years on Wall Street. He opened Sal’s Pals in 2012, but he has owned pets for all of his life. Sal has a passion for working with rescue dogs, and he has attained his license as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and Behaviorist. He is a student of CATCH Canine Trainers Academy as well. In addition to the dog daycare and boarding services, Sal also provides pet sitting and overnights customized to the tastes of the client.

Westfield, NJ(917) 209-5014


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