Laurels
Best Dog Boarders
in Albuquerque
2017

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Albuquerque, NM.

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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.

Arie’s Dogland

Since 2006, Arie’s Dogland has specialized in reward-based training, natural behavior modification, holistic approach to diet and exercise, and training tools such as Thundershirt, melatonin, lavender, oils, and more. The owner and operator, Arie, won the Best Dog Training Award and is a full member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, which is an approved AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Arie’s Dogland was also featured on both KASA Fox 2 in the morning and “Style” for short, live behavior segments.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 884-4335

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Beck 'n Call Pet Services

Beck 'n Call Pet Services has spacious indoor and outdoor areas in southeast Albuquerque for hosting cage-free dog daycare, overnight boarding, grooming, and pet sitting. Friendly dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, and exotic pets of all sizes and breeds are welcome to enjoy compassionate care. Trained staff members are bonded, insured, and passionate. Groomers provide gentle care while bathing dogs for a stress-free experience. Beck 'n Call Pet Services has remained locally owned by Colleen Kelley since 2003.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 294-5004

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Canine Country Club and Feline Inn

Since 1972, Canine Country Club and Feline Inn has provided pet boarding, grooming, and doggy daycare in both Westside and North Valley. Both Albuquerque locations are modeled after spacious human country clubs with indoor and outdoor areas for dogs to relax and play, as well as kitty condos for the felines. The trained staff members give compassionate care to cat and dog guests, whether they're staying overnight, during the day, or for an extended boarding period. Canine Country Club and Feline Inn is a member of the Pet Care Services Association (formerly the ABKA), and its staff follows strict guidelines. Several managers are also Certified Pet Care Specialists.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 898-0725

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Caring Paws Doggie Day Care

With dog-loving staff members and a local Albuquerque owner, Caring Paws Doggie Day Care offers an intimate experience for dogs and their owners. The dog boarding facility features clean, roomy kennels with a group play area nearby, and the staff gives each guest one-on-one attention. Caring Paws Doggie Day Care also features an outside daycare with toys and playsets, as well as grooming for dogs under 30 pounds.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 883-7297

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Happy Tails Kennel

Happy Tails Kennel is a full-service, comprehensive dog boarding facility with highly qualified staff members and a spacious indoor and outdoor area. Every dog enjoying the boarding services receives in-floor heating, daily private and group playtime, three outdoor bathroom breaks, above-ground beds with soft wool and fleece blankets, special treats and attention, medicine if needed, breakfast and lunch, and constant love. Happy Tails Kennel also provides grooming, daycare, agility training, obedience training, and gifts.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 266-6676

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Hound Haven

Hound Haven, east of Albuquerque, features over 40 top-of-the-line “gator” kennels that give dogs enough room to stretch and relax comfortably. Each kennel is modeled like a suite with a cot, fresh blanket, dog treats, and food and water. Professional staff members keep the facility clean and friendly, and they take dogs to the dog park every day for two hours, with or without other boarders. Hound Haven also offers grooming and a shot clinic.

Edgewood, NM(505) 286-3647

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Monte Vista Pet Lodge

Monte Vista Pet Lodge's experienced staff members follow a shared mission of nurturing human-animal bonds through active and thoughtful interactions with their furry guests and necessary education for pet owners. The locally owned and operated Rio Rancho facility holds dog daycare, dog and cat boarding, grooming services, and accommodations for pets with special medical needs, as well as a spacious outdoor play yard.

Rio Rancho, NM(505) 998-1494

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New Mexican Kennels

For over 65 years, the Burr family has owned and operated New Mexican Kennels in Albuquerque. The welcoming staff treats every animal like family, whether they're dogs, cats, birds, or pocket pets. New Mexican Kennels aims to give each pet a safe and comfortable stay with plenty of stimulation and compassionate care during playtime, grooming services, lodging, room service, climate control, and healthy meals. The owners live on-site and are available 24/7.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 344-0158

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Positive Paws

Positive Paws aims to give every four-legged guest the VIP treatment, whether they’re in pet training, dog daycare, animal boarding, or just visiting the pet supply store. Dogs get to rest in private kennels overnight and play in the dog daycare play groups throughout the day while cats relax in their dog-free condo that features a large kitty play area.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 814-1714

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Rio Bravo Veterinary Hospital

Since Rio Bravo Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital, the boarding kennels have advantages that smaller facilities don’t, such as highly trained veterinary technicians on staff who are trained and experienced in pet care and medical procedures. Dogs go on walks two times a day in a fenced area or enjoy playtime indoors and then relax in the comfortable kennel area.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 877-8370

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Route 66 Pet Salon

For over 20 years, Route 66 Pet Salon has maintained a compassionate and loving environment for four-legged Albuquerque residents. Trained staff members give quality pet grooming and boarding services for dogs of all sizes, with a focus on making each guest feel like family. Aside from the comfortable boarding services, Route 66 Pet Salon also offers ear cleaning, flea and tick treatments, gland cleaning, nail trimming, bathing, and teeth cleaning.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 291-0199

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Salt Mission Kennels

Salt Mission Kennels is a fully licensed pet care center owned by the Yarbrough family that gives residents a professional and comfortable stay. The facility offers pet boarding, daycare, obedience training, and post-surgical care in the East Mountains communities, including Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and other areas of New Mexico for nearly five decades. Salt Mission Kennels aims at meeting the individual needs of every dog and cat with cozy kennels, shaded outdoor patios, spacious play yards, toys and treats, climate control, and 24/7 pet care from trained professionals. Salt Mission Kennels is fully licensed professional pet care facility.

Moriarty, NM(505) 281-3878

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The Doggie Den

The Doggie Den is family owned and operated business in Albuquerque with a goal to give each pet love, warmth, and compassionate care, so they feel at home. With over 20 years of experience, The Doggie Den provides a calming environment for every dog, whether they’re getting groomed, having fun at daycare, or relaxing overnight.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 200-9837

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TLC Pet Hospital and Veterinary Clinic

TLC Pet Hospital and Veterinary Clinic is focused solely on the wellness of each pet, from veterinary needs to mental happiness. Whether the resident is a dog or cat, the Albuquerque-based clinic offers a broad range of services for each pet. Certified veterinarians in the clinic practice preventative medicine and emergency medicine, as well as teeth brushing, cat weaning, and other options.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 275-3647

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Triple Quest Kennels

Triple Quest Kennels ensures the safety and comfort of each Albuquerque-area boarding dog thanks to the on-site staff members with experience caring for small and large animals. Since 1994, the full-service training and boarding kennel has been locally owned and operated by Sonya Burr, who maintains an environment that fosters caring one-on-one interactions, happy and confident dogs, and positive reinforcement training. The facility offers Retriever training for hunting and competition, Pointer training for hunting, and obedience training for boarding dogs or private, day lessons.

Los Lunas, NM(505) 980-4480

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XpectMore PetCare

XpectMore PetCare offers a personable approach to dog sitting and walking, all by local Rio Rancho resident, Kami Snoeberger. Kami works hard to give each dog loving care as if they are a part of her family while keeping prices reasonable for the dog owners. Kami has owned, trained, and cared for animals for over 40 years, and openly schedules interviews for clients so they feel confident in choosing her services, including in-home care and periodic visits.

Rio Rancho, NM(505) 892-4617

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​Corrales Kennel

Trained staff members at ​Corrales Kennel in the Albuquerque area believe in giving each pet the best possible experience as if they are family. The dog boarding facility features a climate-controlled indoor area and shaded outdoor area to keep dogs cool and relaxed. The cat kennel is in a separate building that is heated and cooled depending on the weather. Cats are free to roam in spacious kitty condos and enjoy two perches and a bright window view.

Corrales, NM(505) 898-3743

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