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Best Dog Daycares
in Providence
2020

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog daycares in Providence, RI.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 45 31 11

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.

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All Dogs Considered

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, All Dogs Considered offers a variety of pet care services to dogs and their owners in the area. Owner Mark Stoutzenberger is passionate about providing the best care to dogs in a comfortable and luxurious environment. He takes pride in his commitment to high-quality care and his more than ten years of experience in the industry. Services offered include dog walking, overnight care, off-leash park trips, and daycare. Past clients of Mark’s speak highly of his ability to pick-up on different personalities in dogs and communicate effectively with them. They appreciated his flexibility and professionalism, commenting on his reliability and trustworthiness.

Cranston, RI 02831

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Bark Republic

Bark Republic is a crate-free dog daycare located in North Providence, Rhode Island with service to the surrounding communities. The company proudly supports BringFido and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, also maintaining an active membership in the Dog Gurus. Staff are certified in First Aid and canine CPR and offer boarding options for overnight stays in the facility's climate-controlled indoor playground and slumber party area. Equipped with comfortable rubber flooring that is soft on joints, the dog daycare space is divided into two regions, so dogs of all sizes have room to run, play, nap, and socialize with other dogs.

North Providence, RI 02904

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Colonial Kennel

Colonial Kennel of Harrisville, Rhode Island is a family-owned and operated licensed kennel that has been caring for dogs and cats since 1997. All of their staff have sufficient experience in the handling and caretaking of various types of domestic pets, including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, and tortoises. Pet care services include boarding, daycare, grooming, and training, and every groom is complete with bath, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and anal gland expression with options for flea treatment. The indoor dog kennels are fully climate-controlled with 68 dog runs, enough for each pet to have their own and receive two to three walks per day.

Harrisville, RI 02830

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Crate Escape

Crate Escape is a pet care and training business located in the city of Bristol, Rhode Island. The company is fully insured and bonded with nearly five years experience in the industry. They provide discounts for new dog walking clients, and also offer pet sitting and pet taxis to transport animals to veterinarian visits, grooming appointments, picking up pet food, and more. Social sessions for puppies and adult dogs are also available, with one-hour play sessions that help pets play and interact with other animals safely. Owner Erin Meyer is a certified dog trainer, trained in canine CPR, and previous owner of Besties Pet Supply and Dog Daycare.

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Friends of Toto

Friends of Toto is a professional dog daycare facility located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The company is an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau with an A- rating. The center is a proud member of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association and the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. Friends of Toto has taken the Safety Pledge from The Dog Gurus, a dedication to educating staff with a formal training program, with physical play space that meets or exceeds industry baselines. Their 8.400 square foot indoor play area and nearly 5,000 square foot outdoor space feature on-premises care 24 hours per day. Services include boarding, day care, and grooming.

Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Love My Dog Daycare

The Love My Dog Daycare Company is located in Johnston, Rhode Island and has a staff that will love each dog just as much as its owner does. Offering pet sitting, dog walking, pet transportation, and excursions each service is provided in a reliable, trustworthy, and caring manner. Clients can expect that their dog will be walked by the same staff member every time and each walk is personalized and individual. Pictures and daily reports are also provided to give clients a summary of the day’s activities. The company is licensed and insured and each staff member has gone through a thorough background check.

Johnston, RI 02919

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Metropet Dog Center, Inc.

Metropet Dog Center, Inc. is an award-winning dog daycare provider located in Warwick, Rhode Island. The business earned a vote as Rhode Island's #1 Doggie Daycare, with playgrounds divided based on size and energy levels and pre-screening for behavior and temperament. Their facility contains 5,000 square feet of climate-controlled indoor play space and 10,000 square feet of outdoor space, with three yards, pools, and plenty of shade.Dogs who board six nights or over receive a free bath in their stainless steel tub with walk-up ramp before pickup. Grooming services include baths, brushing, and nail trims for an additional fee.

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My Lucky Dog

My Lucky Dog is a family owned and operated dog daycare offering overnight stays and grooming to residents of Smithfield, Rhode Island and the surrounding area. Conveniently located near Route 295, their facility offers 6500 square feet of safe play areas, including a fenced-in and shaded outdoor space and a reserved area for senior pets. The center is licensed, insured, and owners are canine CPR, and First Aid certified with a ratio of one pet sitter for every 15 dogs. Daycare services include socialization, exercise, nap time, and optional breakfast or lunch. For overnight stays, staff provides treats, a cot, blanket, and private space for pets to sleep. Full grooming and dog Reiki are also available.

Smithfield, RI 02817

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Pooch Pawsitive

Located in East Providence Rhode Island, Pooch Pawsitive is committed to providing a fun and safe environment for dogs to learn, grow, and play in. Offering dog daycare and a variety of training programs the goal of the company is to help dogs become social, happy, and well-behaved members of the family. They also offer puppy-specific activities including social play groups, puppy preschool, and puppy obedience classes. All classes have open enrollment so that dogs and their owners can join in at any time. Past clients of Pooch Pawsitive comment on the staff being a helpful resource for all things related to dog care and appreciated their professionalism and organization.

East Providence, RI 02914

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The Barking Lot

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, The Barking Lot is a family-owned pet care business that has been operating since 2009. Clients can find services including daycare, overnight boarding, training, and grooming. Each service is provided in a safe and stimulating environment that allows dogs the opportunity to play and socialize. Opened with the goal of creating a safe, clean, and fun environment for dogs and the team believes in continual education to constantly learn more about how to improve its practices. Past clients of The Barking Lot speak highly of the friendly and passionate staff and appreciated the daily pictures of their dogs sent to them while they were away.

Providence, RI 02905

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The Country Mutt

Located in Scituate, Rhode Island, The Country Mutt is a boutique-style Inn for pets that offers overnight boarding and doggie daycare. The business prides itself on its attention to exceptional customer service and professional dog care. Full-service grooming is also offered at the facilities and the groomers use only the best tools and non-detergent shampoos. Cleanliness and comfort is a top priority and the brand-new facility has both indoor and outdoor amenities to suit the preferences of a variety of dogs. Past clients have given The Country Mutt many favorable reviews saying that they treat their dogs like family and provide consistent daily updates on their dogs’ activities.

Scituate, RI 02865

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