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Best Dog Boarders
in Houston

Why These Dog Boarders?

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

ABC Pet Resort & Spa

ABC Pet Resort & Spa is a cat and dog boarding service that has been caring for Houston pets for more than 20 years. At ABC Pet Resort & Spa, canine and feline family members may receive grooming, daycare, and training services, in addition to boarding. Living areas are secure and climate-controlled, and range in price, from $25 for a simple all-indoor enclosure, to $47 for a luxury suite and patio.

Aldine Animal Hospital

Aldine Animal Hospital is a Houston pet health center that also provides boarding services. Cats and dogs may stay overnight or for extended periods, and they will receive continuing attention and affection from pet care professionals. Aldine Animal Hospital encourages guests to bring their pets’ favorite bedding, toys, and treats.

All Pets Animal Hospital

All Pets Animal Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Care, a veterinary clinic in Katy, serves canine and feline patients from Houston and elsewhere in the Harris County area. The office includes separate boarding areas that are specially designed for cats, dogs, and exotic pets. Houston-area families who are planning to go on vacation may consider this boarding service, especially for pets who have intensive medical needs and/or behavioral issues. All Pets Animal Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Care has accreditations from the Better Business Bureau and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Katy, TX 77494


Barks 5th Avenue

Barks 5th Avenue is a Houston pet resort and training service, which focuses on instilling healthy habits among its canine guests. The staff’s three experienced dog trainers can help families who are seeking potty training, obedience lessons, or competitive athletic training. The most popular service option at Barks 5th Avenue is its 3-week boarding school package.

Bingle Vet

Bingle Veterinary Clinic, sometimes called “Bingle Vet,” is a veterinary clinic with two Houston area locations, one in Houston itself and the other in Katy. The office’s pet boarding resort can comfortably fit 80 pets, each in his or her kennel or kitty condo. Particularly anxiety-prone pets can stay in Bingle Veterinary Clinic’s private suites.

Canine Country Club

Canine Country Club, based in Katy, provides families with Houston dog boarding and related services. Co-owners and spouses Adrienne and Jeff Murphrey lead a small team of trainers, kennel technicians, and dog grooming professionals. Mr. Murphrey graduated from Triple Crown Dog Trainer Academy, a program that teaches aspiring dog trainers how to instill good behavior among dogs of various ages and personalities.

Central Houston Animal Hospital

Central Houston Animal Hospital is a veterinary clinic that, in addition to pet healthcare service options, provides boarding and daycare to cats and dogs. The canine and feline guests live in fully climate-controlled kennels and living spaces, with bigger kennels for larger-sized dogs. On-call doctors and veterinary assistants are qualified to supervise pets with particular dietary and/or medical needs.

Dogs R Dogs

Dogs R Dogs offers Houston dog daycare and overnight boarding services. Families bringing their canine companions to the facility can request exercise, bathing, and grooming services. Dogs R Dogs’ spa repertoire of spa treatments includes bubble baths, oatmeal baths, paw massages, blueberry vanilla facial scrubs, and organic flea-repellent shampoo.

Fondren 5 Star Pet Resort

Fondren 5 Star Pet Resort, based in Missouri City, is a pet hotel that houses dogs from all parts of the greater Houston community. The facility includes a two-acre private dog park, luxurious indoor suites, and nutritious meals from the brand Classic Fromm. The staff has experience in working with dogs of virtually all breeds.

Missouri City, TX 77489


Foxmoor Pet Care

Foxmoor Pet Care, which opened in Tomball in 1988, is a dog boarding service helping families from all parts of the Houston metro area. Teri Boyd, the founder and current owner of Foxmoor Pet Care, has expanded the facility from six suites, at its inception, to more than 70 suites today. Foxmoor Pet Care is a member of the International Boarding & Pet Services Association.

Heiman Ranch Dog Boarding

At its location in Rosharon, Heiman Ranch Dog Boarding gives boarding and pampering services to Harris County pets. The ranch, which comprises 20 acres of property, also includes posh indoor kennels with air conditioning, heat, video surveillance, a security alarm system, and ambient music.

Rosharon, TX 77583


Kickapoo Ranch Pet Resort

Comprising more than 40 acres of open outdoor spaces, Kickapoo Ranch Pet Resort is a Waller-based pet hotel that accepts both canine and feline guests. Dogs and cats can receive a bevy of spa and grooming services, such as haircutting and styling, mud wraps, aromatherapy, “pawdicures,” pet-safe “nail pawlish,” and teeth brushing.

Logenbaugh Veterinary Hospital

Longenbaugh Veterinary Hospital in Houston has been providing local families with pet health care, boarding, and grooming services for more than 25 years. Trained, supervised kennel workers ensure the safety and health of all on-site cats and dogs.

Houston, TX 77095


Meadowlake Pet Resort & Training Center

At the four-acre Meadowlake Pet Resort & Training Center, dogs exercise outside in spacious patios and play fields, and they sleep inside in climate-controlled cottages and kennels. Meadowlake Pet Resort & Training Center has won numerous awards from Houston Pet Talk, including 2015 awards for the “Best Grooming Salon for Dogs” and the “Best Pet Swimming Pool.”

Miss Daisy’s Dog Camp

Dog sitter and trainer Debbie Oliver founded her Tomball-based boarding and daycare service, Miss Daisy’s Dog Camp, in 1995. The canine-only facility includes two acres of fenced play area, a puppy playground, and indoor accommodations with climate control and 24/7 video surveillance. Ms. Oliver is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, and the Women in the Pet Industry Network.

Prestonwood Kennels Resort

Prestonwood Kennels Resort, established in 2003, is a Houston dog boarding facility, with accommodations ranging from regular enclosures to the VIP Suites and the top-tier Executive Suite. Guinette and Ron Peebles, a husband-and-wife team, collaborated to create the facility. Guinette Peebles is an experienced dog trainer and owner, with several prize-winning poodles. She also founded Poodle Rescue of Houston.

Rover Oaks Pet Resort

Rover Oaks Pet Resort gives cats and dogs from Houston and the surrounding areas a place to stay while their owners are out-of-town. Animals stay in a large, indoor, air-conditioned and heated facility, with 24/7 supervision. Staff members have all received training and certification from the Outstanding Pet Care Learning Center.

The Dog House Pet Salon

The Dog House Pet Salon is a Houston dog boarding facility with a range of amenities for its canine guests. Dogs can receive bathing, daycare, grooming, and obedience training services. Among the Dog House Pet Salon’s selection of services is a multi-week obedience training course, during which dogs learn tricks and positive behaviors such as leash walking and politely greeting new human acquaintances, rather than jumping on them.

Urban Tails

At Urban Tails, which has operated in Houston for more than 15 years, staff members work 24/7 to ensure the safety and emotional/physical well-being of the facility’s canine guests. Amenities include an indoor swimming pool, grooming, training, and hydrosurge bathing. By selecting from the facility’s activity packages, pet owners can design the experience according to their dog’s preferences and needs.

Waggin’ Tails Pet Ranch, LLC

Waggin’ Tails Pet Ranch, LLC is a cat boarding and dog boarding service based in Fulshear, serving pets from Houston and other nearby cities. Cats are kept in a spacious feline-specific living area, called the “Cat House,” where each cat has his or her condo, and staff performs housekeeping, pampering, and feeding. Dogs meanwhile can live in either the “Luxury Suites,” which are private rooms that include beds and color televisions, or the “Bunkhouse,” a more communal living space where canines can interact with each other.

Fulshear, TX 77441


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