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Laurels

Best Dog Boarders
in Charleston
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Charleston, SC.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 42 31 16

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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Adorable Pets

Adorable Pets is a pet grooming and boarding facility that has been caring for pets in Goose Creek and the Charleston area for 35 years. Personalized boarding services are available for both dogs and cats, and thorough grooming packages are offered during your pet's stay. Pets are never left unattended while boarding at the facility, and new clients get a 10 percent discount.

Goose Creek, SC 29445

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Air Harbor Veterinary Clinic

Air Harbor Veterinary Clinic has been serving pet owners in the Charleston area for more than 40 years. Along with its veterinary services, the clinic runs a full-service boarding kennel for dogs. Grooming services are also available on site and can be administered during your pet's boarding stay.

Charleston, SC 29407

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Creekside Pet Retreat

Creekside Pet Retreat is a Johns Island facility that serves pets and owners in the Charleston area. Boarding is available for both dogs and cats. Dogs stay in private indoor kennels furnished with quilted bedding and can play in outdoor runs during the day. Cats stay in cat apartments in a separate building called the Cattery.

Johns Island, SC 29455

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Dog Tired

Dog Tired is a full-service doggie daycare, training, grooming, and boarding facility that has been serving clients in the Charleston area since 2009. Three different levels of dog boarding services are available, and dogs from the same family can share boarding space. Dogs who stay at the facility for more than one night have access to the daycare program, which includes 5 to 6 hours of playtime per day.

Johns Island, SC 29455

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Maybank Animal Hospital, Boarding and Day Care

Maybank Animal Hospital, Boarding and Day Care is located in Charleston and has been providing veterinary and boarding services in the area since 2011. The boarding facility can accommodate pets with special needs, medication, and dietary restrictions. Maybank Animal Hospitals boarding and day care area features a dog park area, a group cat room, and large and comfortable pet suites furnished with soft beds.

Charleston, SC 29412

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Meow, Bark and Board

Meow, Bark and Board is a pet care and boarding facility located in Huger and serving the Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island and Charleston areas. The company has been in business since 2008 and offers luxurious accommodations for dogs and cats, including three different exercise yards, individual outdoor runs for each dog, and quiet cat condos located away from the dogs.

Huger, SC 29450

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Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital

Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital has been serving pets and their owners in the Charleston area for more than 55 years. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of veterinary services in addition to pet boarding in cooperation with Pet Keepers Boarding Kennel, which is located next to the hospital. Both dog and cat boarding is available at the kennel, and the facility is fully climate-controlled, with a large outdoor exercise area for dogs.

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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My Three Dogs

My Three Dogs is a doggie daycare and boarding facility with four locations in Mt. Pleasant, West Coleman, and Summerville. The company has been in business since 2007, and its boarding facilities cover 10,000 square feet in total. Dogs at the facilities are separated according to temperament and size and then allowed to roam free throughout the day.

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Pooch Palace Boarding & Daycare

Pooch Palace Boarding & Daycare has two locations, one in Mt Pleasant and one in North Charleston, that comprise more than 17,000 square feet. Dogs at the facility play together under staff supervision and separated by size. Group playtime is as much as ten hours every day. Crates are available for overnight boarding, or dogs can sleep on couches and beds in a large common room.

Charleston, SC 29418

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Sangaree Animal Hospital

Sangaree Animal Hospital is located in Summerville and has been serving pets and their owners in the Charleston area for more than 30 years. In addition to a full range of pet wellness services, the hospital also offers boarding for dogs and cats. Dogs are walked at least three times per day, and each cat gets their own cat condo and free range in one of the facility's cat rooms.

Summerville, SC 29483

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The Animal Medical Center of Mt Pleasant

The Animal Medical Center of Mt Pleasant has been serving pets and owners in the Charleston area for almost 30 years. In addition to a full range of veterinary services, the center provides doggie day care and boarding services. Each dog stays in an individual air-conditioned area including a 4 x 6 run. Cats stay in three-room cat condos.

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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The Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek

The Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek has been providing veterinary services in the Charleston area for 25 years. The clinic's boarding facility, the Goose Creek Bed & Biscuit, offers a variety of grooming and socialization packages that can be customized to fit your pet's needs. Available grooming services include baths, nail trimming, and ear cleaning.

Goose Creek, SC 29445

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The Grooming Room Pet Hotel & Spa

The Grooming Room Pet Hotel & Spa is located in Goose Creek and has been serving the Charleston area for more than 30 years. Staff members are available on site 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A variety of luxurious boarding accommodations is available, including individual rooms, social rooms, and a full day of play every day for dogs.

Goose Creek, SC 29445

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The Pet Mahal

The Pet Mahal is a luxury pet boarding facility conveniently located only 20 minutes from downtown Charleston. Since 2013, the Pet Mahal has been offering luxurious accommodations for dogs and cats along with salon, spa and grooming services. Each dog suite contains a raised bed with plush bedding, and online pet monitoring via webcam is available.

Charleston, SC 29418

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The Wag Factory

The Wag Factory is a boarding, grooming, and dog daycare company that has been serving dogs and their owners in Charleston since 2011. The boarding facility includes air conditioning, four different sizes of kennels, and an outdoor play area. There are also two cat rooms located a safe distance away from the dogs. Kennel Manager Samantha is a Certified Animal Behaviorist.

Charleston, SC 29412

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West Ashley Veterinary Clinic

West Ashley Veterinary Clinic has been caring for pets in Charleston for almost 30 years. Along with its comprehensive veterinary services, the clinic offers pet day care, boarding, and grooming. The facility includes five different outdoor exercise areas where dogs are let out multiple times daily, and four cat condos kept separate from the dogs. Pet owners can schedule grooming services for their dog or cat during their stay.

Charleston, SC 29407

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