Best Dog Boarders
in Nashville

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Nashville, TN.

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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.

Beckwith Farms Pet Retreat

Jan and Keith Baines of Mt. Juliet, TN are always welcoming both new and returning animal guests to their 11-acre homestead-turned-kennel Beckwith Farms Pet Retreat. Both dogs and cats are permitted, and each guest whether canine or feline gets individual sleeping quarters. Dogs are given time to romp and play with other dogs, and cats are allowed cozy perches, a climbing tree, and a window view to watch the birds outside.

Mount Juliet, TN(615) 773-7766


Belle Meade Animal Hospital

Belle Meade Animal Hospital provides the full range of veterinary care to animals in and around Nashville. The current owner Dr. David Edwards has been practicing at Belle Meade since 1989 and has owned the practice since 1995. The hospital caters to dogs and cats for whatever they might need including preventative health care, diagnostic services, and microchipping, as well as surgery, hospice care, and euthanasia.

Nashville, TN(615) 352-4370


Greymont Kennel

Greymont Kennel in Fairview, TN offers high-quality boarding and training services for dogs. Owner and operator Ben Sloan and the rest of the staff are well-equipped to provide every canine guest with medical treatment, interactive training sessions, and a comfortable place to sleep during overnight stays. Greymont boasts 15 acres of open grassland for dogs to play outside and also offers a van pickup service for residents of Bellevue, Brentwood, Franklin, and the surrounding areas.

Fairview, TN(615) 799-9155


Hairy Moose Pet Retreat

Hairy Moose Pet Retreat gives the dogs of Gallatin, TN a plethora of top-notch services including bathing, daycare, and boarding. The caring staff gives each pet care and attention, and dog doors equipped with freezer flaps give all four-legged guests unfettered access to indoor and outdoor spaces while keeping them safe and protected from the elements. Hairy Moose has also partnered with Friends of Hannah Rescue to provide a temporary home for homeless dogs waiting to be adopted.

Gallatin, TN(615) 230-9419


Hillcrest Kennel

Hillcrest Kennel has been providing boarding and grooming services to dogs for over 15 years. The Nashville facility offers both overnight stays as well as day care. Both options give the dogs ample opportunity for indoor and outdoor walks and runs for exercise. The play areas and boarding units are climate controlled, and Hillcrest Kennel is happy to provide special accommodations for older dogs and smaller breeds.

Nashville, TN(615) 865-4413


Little Paws Pet Resort

Little Paws Pet Resort has served dogs of all sizes in and around Old Hickory since 2007. The staff of certified groomers has a combined 30 years of experience when it comes to pampering pets. Little Paws offers boarding and grooming services, and it also features a unique outdoor play area with flooring made from recycled tires to make things easier on the joints of older dogs.

Old Hickory, TN(615) 758-2729


Miss Kitty's Bed & Bath

Miss Kitty’s Bed & Bath has been providing accommodations for dogs and cats in Nashville for over three decades. The staff is comprised of pet nannies available 24/7 to give each and every guest one-on-one attention. Miss Kitty’s offers distinct boarding options for dogs according to size, but all dogs get the same amount of love and professional care. The cat corral gives each cat its own space for privacy, with a larger room to interact with other cats.

Nashville, TN(615) 292-1900


My Second Home Pet Resort

Founded in 2004, My Second Home Pet Resort serves dog and cat owners in Brentwood, Franklin, and the greater Nashville area. My Second Home has earned the trust of its loyal clientele over the years and has won numerous accolades including the Super Service Award from Angie’s List in 2015. My Second Home has also won first place four consecutive years with the U.S. Commerce Association and was a winner of the Sizzle Award for best kennel/boarding facility multiples times.

Franklin, TN(615) 771-7794


Nippers Corner Pet Medical Center

Nippers Corner Pet Medical Center is a full-service animal hospital serving Brentwood and the surrounding communities in Nashville. The staff of veterinarians and groomers offer a full range of medical services including diagnostics, wellness exams, and dental care, as well as daycare, overnight boarding, and professional grooming. The qualified medical professionals of Nippers Corner are well-versed in tried-and-true surgical methodology, and also offer cutting-edge alternative treatments like Solaris Light Therapy for chronic ailments.

Nashville, TN(615) 833-7387


Pampered Pets

Pampered Pets offers room and board to canine and feline pets in Nashville, TN. The facility features an outdoor exercise area, while the indoor accommodations are heated and air-conditioned to keep pets warm in the winter or cool in the summer. In addition to daycare and boarding, professional groomer Lynne Hill and the rest of the staff are always willing to treat four-legged guests to bathing, grooming, or any number of luxurious treatments included in the pampered pet spa.

Nashville, TN(615) 889-1500


Pet Resorts Dog Daycare

Pet Resorts Dog Daycare specializes in daytime retreats for canines. They also offer boarding services and training sessions from their Nashville location. The training sessions have been reviewed positively by numerous clients, and they have even earned Pet Resorts the Talk of the Town award for excellence in customer satisfaction.

Nashville, TN(615) 356-6678


Pet Resorts of America

Pet Resorts of America caters to dogs and dog owners of the Franklin and Brentwood area in Nashville, TN. Professional staff members offer the full gamut of boarding services including day care, training sessions, canine massage therapy, and the area’s only built-in doggie swimming pool. Dogs have access to outdoor exercise yards and group play areas. Group activities are coordinated according to compatibility, meaning all canine guests will be safe and have fun while they’re away from home.

Nashville, TN(615) 356-6996



PetMed veterinary clinic offers quality health care to dogs and cats in and around the Antioch neighborhood. Established by Dr. Mark Girone in 1989, PetMed has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association since 1990. The full-time staff of licensed veterinarians and veterinary medical technicians is capable of diagnostic services and dental care, and the facility is equipped for medical emergencies including state-of-the-art cancer treatments and end of life care.

Antioch, TN(615) 731-8074


Red Rover Pet Services LLC

Red Rover Pet Services in Nashville, TN has everything that a responsible dog owner could want from a boarding service. Owned and managed by professional trainer Heidi Dixner since 2005, Red Rover offers cage-free day and night care, bathing services, and even supplies like food and toys. Heidi herself even offers training lessons for dogs on-site or at home. Free webcams also allow customers to check in on their canine companions during their stay for added peace of mind.

Nashville, TN(615) 227-7709


Ruff Dog Daycare & Boarding

Ruff Dog Daycare & Boarding in Bellevue, TN gives dogs of all shapes and sizes ample room to roam and socialize with others while their owners are away. Ruff Dog Daycare & Boarding welcomes all breeds, but only if they are non-aggressive dogs with vaccination documentation and no fleas or ticks. Dog handlers are certified in Pet First Aid and CPR, so owners can rest easy knowing their canine family member will be safe while having fun.

Nashville, TN(615) 928-8866


The Belmont Pet Resort and Daycare

The Belmont Pet Resort and Daycare is a luxury resort for pets located in Nashville, TN. The administration and team of dedicated employees work closely with partner company Belmont Animal Hospital to ensure top-quality care for each and every guest. The Belmont offers all the amenities one could expect from a premier pet boarding service including day care, obedience training, professional grooming, and even web cameras so pet owners can check in on their pets at any time.

Nashville, TN(615) 292-7529


Tidy Dog Pet Supply and Salon

Tidy Dog Pet Supply and Salon in Donelson, TN pampers pets with full-service professional grooming. The full package includes a visual inspection for any skin conditions and a thorough check of pets’ fur coats for any unwanted passengers like fleas or ticks. This inspection is followed by the Tidy Bath special treatment, which includes ear and teeth cleaning, nail trimming, a deep-cleaning bath followed by gentle drying by hand. Tidy Dog also offers amenities for overnight boarding.

Nashville, TN(615) 885-0622


Town & Country Pet Sitter

Town & Country Farm & Pet Sitter in Joelton, TN has over 30 years of experience working with dogs and cats. A proud member of the International Boarding & Pet Services Association, Town & Country provides ample room to roam outdoors for their four-legged guests as well as climate-controlled units indoors. Owners Jim and Christina Wright accept dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes but do require proof of vaccination upon arrival to maintain a healthy environment for everyone.

Joelton, TN(615) 299-0131


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