Best Dog Boarders
in Columbus

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Columbus Dog Boarders 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.

Read more about our selection process

Acme Canine

Acme Canine is a Lewis Center overnight and daycare facility for dogs. The facility, founded in 2004, hosts small to large dogs in a 1200-square-foot space with air conditioning and three different outdoor areas for playing and training. Acme Canine offers a refresher training course while dogs are in boarding and has a shuttle service for easy transportation. The company partners with Moochie & Co. to sell dog supplies on its premises.

Lewis Center, OH 43035


Advanced Boarding & Grooming

Advanced Boarding & Grooming offers daycare and overnight boarding services in Lewis Center. The company's standard lodging and deluxe bungalows include blankets and bedding, treats, housekeeping, and playtime. The business has separate facilities for dogs and cats, and will also house rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, birds, and other pocket pets.

Lewis Center, OH 43035


All Paws Retreat

All Paws Retreat provides luxury dog boarding services for pets in the Columbus area. This facility provides spacious, safe dens and custom rooms for animals that are free of chain-link fences. These rooms face away from each other to reduce anxiety for dogs. All boarding includes all-day play, hemp treats, and soothing music that's played throughout the night. Other services at All Pays Retreat include training, grooming, and doggy daycare.

154 South Yale Avenue
Columbus, OH 43222

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All Purpose K-9 LLC is a dog training company that offers dog boarding services for customers in Columbus. This facility aims to be a home away from home for dogs, offering structured play and safe, overnight accommodations. Dogs who stay for three or more consecutive nights are bathed at the end of their stay free-of-charge. All breeds, sizes, and ages of dogs are welcome at All Purpose K-9 LLC.

510 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215


National K-9 Learning Center

National K-9 Learning Center is a Columbus dog boarding facility founded in 1975. The company's boarding complex has fresh air ventilation and accommodations that are cleaned and disinfected twice a day. The facility's staff walk dogs multiple times a day. The company also has dog training classes that include obedience training, behavior modification, and specialty training, as well as a school for dog trainers.

Columbus, OH 43213


Riverside Drive Animal Care Center

Riverside Drive Animal Care Center has been serving the Dublin area, northwest of Columbus, for more than 25 years. The AAHA-accredited facility has kennels for cats and dogs and provides Science Diet Maintenance food unless owners supply their own food. The practice also has doggie daycare and playgroups available for dog socialization.

Dublin, OH 43017


The Dog Trainer

The Dog Trainer is a boarding facility and training center based in Plain City. The facility has pack boarding available where dogs stay with a group of dogs instead of in a private kennel and are free to play with each other. Professional dog trainers monitor the pets during boarding and provide training opportunities such as puppy training, on-leash obedience, off-leash obedience, boundary training, and behavior modification.

Plain City, OH 43064


The Doggy Den

The Doggy Den is a Columbus dog boarding facility that features indoor and outdoor play areas and wading pools. The company also has daycare available and hosts training classes such as obedience training. The facility's grooming care services include bathing, teeth brushing, and nail trimming. The Doggy Den has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Columbus, OH 43209


Wags Columbus

Wags Columbus is a dog boarding facility based in Hilliard. The company's services include dog walking, in-home visits, potty breaks, in-home pet sitting and overnight pet sitting, pet transport, and pet waste removal. The insured and bonded business is certified by Pet Sitters International and works with local programs including Kindred Hearts Transport Connection, Peace for Paws Ohio, and Pointier Rescue Organization.

Hilliard, OH 43026


Willow Wood Pet Resort & Training Center

Willow Wood Pet Resort & Training Center is a boarding facility based in New Albany. The company's boarding complex includes climate-controlled temperatures, regular potty breaks, one-on-one playtime, group play, spa services, gourmet treats, and custom meals. The business also provides daycare, grooming, and training services. Columbus Monthly Magazine rated Willow Wood Pet Resort & Training Center the Best Pet Vacation.

New Albany, OH 43054


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