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Best Dog Boarders
in Pittsburgh
2021

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Pittsburgh 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.

Airy Pines Boarding Kennel

Airy Pines Boarding Kennel is a Pittsburgh family-owned and operated business that has been serving clients for over 20 years. The facility has four acres of land with separate yards for group play, individual play, small dogs, and senior dogs. The services Airy Pines Boarding Kennel offers are dog training, day care, and boarding. When boarding, dogs receive unlimited playtime, climate-controlled indoor runs, lots of water and treats, fleece blankets, premium dog food, and more. Proof of inoculations is required. There are different rates for dogs under 30 pounds, dogs 30 to 100 pounds, and dogs over 100 pounds. Airy Pines Boarding Kennel is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating. Clients appreciate their friendliness, the facility, accommodating nature, and fair prices.

Pittsburgh, PA 15239

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Carriage Hill Kennel

Carriage Hill Kennel is a Finleyville business that provides boarding for dogs, cats, and some exotic pets. The business’ services include pickup and delivery of pets within 25 miles, grooming which includes ear cleaning and pedicures, medication administration, services for pets with special diets, and dog exercise. Dogs enjoy a covered 17-foot outdoor run, and pens are raised and the dogs are not on concrete. They are let out four times per day. The exhaust fans allow dogs to enjoy fresh air. Cats are housed in a separate room which provides a peaceful environment. Carriage Hill Kennel is situated on 21 acres in the country. There are different rates for small, medium, and large dogs, and cats have an option of a condo for one, two, or three cats and a tri-level pen. Carriage Hill Kennel has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Clients remark on their level of care, fair prices, and clean facility.

Finleyville, PA 15332

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Dog Daze & Café

Dog Daze & Café is a Pittsburgh business that provides dog and cat boarding and daycare. The facility has veterinarians on-site and a veterinarian will evaluate a boarded animal with a medical history for free. Dogs receive supervised outdoor breaks, playtime, large runs, and personalized meal preparation. Cats receive a boarding room that is dog free, a large play area, cat condos, and play toys. Dog Daze & Café also offers grooming services. Animals receive the first day of daycare for free. Clients appreciate the clean facility and the friendly and caring staff.

Pittsburgh, PA 15201

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Grandma’s Dog Daycare

Grandma’s Dog Daycare is a Pittsburgh business that has been providing training and cage-free daycare and boarding for over five years. The facility is 1,500 square feet and daycare rates depend on the dog’s size. There are rates for small dogs less than 22 pounds, medium dogs 22 to 44 pounds, large dogs 44 to 75 pounds, extra-large dogs 75 pounds and up, and for puppies. Daycare packages are available and add-on options are medications and meals. Dogs have to go to daycare before being boarded. There is a discount for more than one dog. Clients appreciate the level of care they provide, their experience, fair prices, and facility.

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

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Kennel of Cluny

Kennel of Cluny is an Aliquippa family-owned and operated business that provides dog boarding services to Allegheny County, Beaver County, Washington County, Ohio, and West Virginia. The facility has a 1.5-acre backyard and is secure with fencing. Dog receive individualized care as well as music therapy, playtime, stainless steel water and feeding bowls, medication, bathing, and an elevated bed. Boarding is for small dogs under 40 pounds, medium dogs 40 to 70 pounds, and large dogs over 70 pounds. Dogs are required to have proof of current immunizations. Clients remark on their prices, cleanliness, customer service, security, and attentiveness.

Aliquippa, PA 15001

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Pittsburgh Pet Concierge

Pittsburgh Pet Concierge serves the dog boarding needs of the greater Pittsburgh area including Monroeville, Forest Hills, Delmont, Plum, and Trafford. In business for more than three years, this dog boarding and grooming company is located in a residential home and provides daycare and round-the-clock care for both dogs and cats. It also offers resort stays for smaller animals, such as exotics, rabbits, birds, and hamsters. Dog grooming, bathing, and a dog spa are available.

227 Loretta Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

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South Hills Pet Resort

South Hills Pet Resort is a South Park family-owned and operated business that has over a decade of experience. The business provides training, daycare, and boarding. The facility has climate controlled areas, an on-site dog behaviorist, spacious outdoor and indoor runs, supervision 24/7, on-site food, walks, playtime, and dog socialization. South Hills Pet Resort has flexible pick-up and drop-off times. South Hills Pet Resort is a licensed kennel. Clients appreciate their helpfulness, responsiveness, and friendliness.

South Park, PA 15129

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The Canine Club

The Canine Club is a Bridgeville business that provides grooming, training, daycare, and boarding services. Dog boarding options are a lodge which is a 10x9 room, a bungalow which is a 10x5 room, and a cabana which is 5x5 for big dogs and 4x4 for small dogs. Water and food bowls, a bed, bedding, and daycare are included. Add-ons The Canine Club offers include bottled water, canine ice cream, a 15-minute or 30-minue massage, cuddle time, ball toss, and Frisbee play. The business also offers Canine Club membership.

Bridgeville, PA 15017

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The Dog House Groom & Board

The Dog House Groom & Board is a Gibsonia business that has been serving dogs for over 17 years. The facility is climate controlled and provides dogs with TV and quiet music. Boarding services include feeding twice per day, six walks per day and outdoor time, medication administration, blankets and beds, bones, toys, and treats. Grooming services include bathing, ear cleaning, flea care, dental care, trimming, brushing, and nail trims. The Dog House Groom & Board is a member of ASPCA, the Animal Rescue League of Western Pennsylvania, and the Humane Society of the United States.

Gibsonia, PA 15044

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The Kennel Klub

The Kennel Klub is a Pittsburgh business that provides boarding for dogs and cats. Dog boarding includes large living areas, classical music, blankets, Iams foods, and outdoor playtime three times per day. Rates differ for dogs under 30 pounds, up to 60 pounds, up to 90 pounds, and over 90 pounds. Cat boarding includes playtime three times per day, kitty litter pan and kitty litter which is changed three times per day, and fresh water and Iams cat food. Extras include pet limo service, teeth cleaning, ear cleaning, medicine administration, grooming, nail clipping, and bathing.

Pittsburgh, PA 15227

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Walkers Pet HoTail Pet Care Center

Walkers Pet HoTail Pet Care Center is a Murrysville business that has been providing services for dogs and cats for over nine years. The business’ services include vet services, training, grooming, daycare, and boarding. Boarding for dogs includes one-on-one walks and supervised playtime with a limited number of other dogs and individualized playtime. Walkers Pet HoTail Pet Care Center supplies a selection of toys. Boarding for cats includes a cattery that has relaxing music, is insulated to block out the sound of dogs, contains a fish tank, cat condos, and a refrigerator. There is also a diffuser that dispenses calming pheromones. Daycare is available Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and there are two different types to choose from. Interval daycare is suited to dogs who are older or do not like to be around a lot of dogs. The play all day daycare is suited to dogs who like larger groups of dogs. Walkers Pet HoTail Pet Care Center is a Trib Total Media Quest for the Best Gold Winner in 2016 and a Trib Total Media Readers’ Choice Gold Award Winner in 2016. Clients remark on their fair prices, friendliness, and professionalism. Walkers Pet HoTail Pet Care Center is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating.

Murrysville, PA 15668

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