Best Dog Boarders
in Portland

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Portland 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 151 98 19

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.

Cooper Mountain Kennel

At Cooper Mountain Kennel, in Beaverton, Portland Metro area cats and dogs can receive boarding and grooming services. The facility, which opened in 1994, includes 68 kennels for dogs, each of which has an indoor section and an outdoor section. Furthermore, 16 living spaces are available for cats. According to pet owners who have taken advantage of Cooper Mountain Kennel’s offerings in the past, the staff excels at making pets happy and keeping them active.

Beaverton, OR 97007


Nature's Acres Kennels

Nature's Acres Kennels is a canine daycare and boarding center, offering training, grooming, and other forms of pet care to its canine clientele. The business’s owner and supervisor, Sharon House, has extensive experience training dogs. She and all of her fellow staff members have trained with Pet Tech to become CPR, First Aid & Care Certified.

Portland, OR 97089


Play & Chase Dog Care

Play & Chase Dog Care is a kennel in Portland, serving pets from all parts of the city and its suburbs. The facility provides dogs with Kuranda beds, Puppy Playground toys, and rubber balls, as well as a team of experienced pet trainers and sitters who are happy to play with the furry tenants. Recently, Play & Chase Dog Care began offering its services to cats as well.

Portland, OR 97219


Safe Journey Dog Boarding

Safe Journey Dog Boarding opened in 2006 and was subsequently purchased by Craig Capley in 2010. The Portland-based dog boarding facility is climate-controlled and does not keep animals in cages, crates, or pens. The staff specializes in helping dogs whose owners work graveyard shifts. Furthermore, they can provide individualized care to elderly or sickly dogs.

Portland, OR 97202


The Dog House

The Dog House, a Portland kennel providing pet care services exclusively to dogs, offers overnight boarding, doggy day care, and washing service options. Portland Metro families bringing their canine to the facility should bring any necessary medications and food, and be prepared to inform staff members about any special dietary, behavioral, or medical needs.

Portland, OR 97239


Virginia Woof

Virginia Woof, in Portland, helps families from the city and the surrounding area who need a place where their canine companions can stay. The facility includes large indoor play areas, large kennels where dogs can comfortably eat and sleep, rubber floors designed to be easy on dogs’ joints, and a variety of balls, kongs, and tug toys. Large dogs and small dogs are kept in separate play areas. The staff includes a certified dog trainer and a veterinary technician, as well as multiple pet care professionals who have received certification in pet CPR and first aid.

Portland, OR 97209


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