Best Dog Boarders
in McKinney

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 McKinney, TX.

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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.

2nd Family Dogs

2nd Family Dogs is a family owned and operated business. It offers dog daycare, boarding, and grooming. The facility is located in McKinney, Texas, on State Highway 121 between the Stacy and Alma exits. Since opening in 2013, McKinney Magazine and McKinney On Line voted 2nd Family Dogs as the Best Dog Kennel in 2013, 2014 and 2015, as well as the Best Grooming Salon in 2014 and 2015. Living Magazine also gave 2nd Family Dogs the Best Pet Boarding award in 2015.

McKinney, TX(469) 854-6380



Located in McKinney, Texas, BARK is a family owned and operated dog resort specializing in pet boarding, daycare, and grooming. In addition to luxurious boarding rooms, supervised playtime for daycare guests and unmatched pampering in the spa, BARK Hotel for Dogs also offers two huge climate-controlled daycare rooms and more than 24,000 square feet of secure outdoor space. BARK also provides premium healthy foods, organic treats, and toys made from earth-friendly, recyclable materials.

McKinney, TX(972) 542-8377


Canine Republic

Canine Republic in Plano, Texas is a family owned and operated dog resort that offers boarding, daycare and spa services for pets. With two oversized climate-controlled daycare rooms and more than 8,000 square feet of secure outdoor space, dogs can think of Canine Republic as a "home away from home." Pets can receive playtime with other dogs, staff members or both, as well as enjoy the five-star luxury spa.

Plano, TX(972) 335-0093


Companion K-9 Dog Services

Located in McKinney, Texas, Companion K-9 Dog Services has provided dog services for more than 20 years. They offer a variety of services, including daycare, boarding, and training. The owner of Companion K-9 Dog Services has published articles in the WGSDC Texas Metro Newsletter and is also a proud member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Inc., American Dog Owners Association, Inc. and White German Shepherd Dog Club International.

McKinney, TX(972) 529-4920


Doggie Zen Den

Doggie Zen Den is an upscale dog daycare center in Plano, Texas. It offers daycare, boarding, training, grooming, and retail products. Doggie Zen Den was opened in 2005 after its owners joined the American Boarding Kennel Association and enrolled in Animal Behavior College. Doggie Zen Den has won the "Best of Plano - Kennels" Award for five consecutive years.

Plano, TX(972) 747-0222


Double Dog Dare You

Double Dog Dare You is a small dog boarding and grooming facility in McKinney, Texas. Because of its small size, Double Dog Dare You can give each pet individual attention. Boarding guests spend play-filled days interacting with dogs of similar size and temperament. Grooming guests receive spa services from a professional groomer who has more than 15 years of experience. The owners of Double Dog Dare You live on site.

McKinney, TX(469) 939-1555


Happy Tails Spa

Happy Tails Pet Resort and Spa in Frisco, Texas offers premier pet grooming, boarding, and daycare. Happy Tails serves the North DFW area, including Frisco, Little Elm, Prosper, The Colony and Plano. The pet resort can board most family pets, including cats, dogs, goldfish, rabbits, bunnies, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and small birds. Happy Tails Spa was recently voted runner-up for "Best Grooming in North Texas."

Frisco, TX(469) 362-8736


LazyPaw Animal Hospital

Founded in 2005, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals is a full-service veterinary hospital. Conveniently located in Frisco, Texas, LazyPaw provides preventative care, spays and neuters for dogs and cats, dental care, medical care, veterinary surgery, an on-site pharmacy, an online pharmacy, an on-site laboratory, on-site radiology and boarding for pets with medical needs.

Frisco, TX(972) 712-1300


Legacy Dog Resort

Legacy Dog Resort is conveniently located in Frisco, Texas, just west of the Dallas North Tollway. The pet resort is a family owned and operated facility offering pet boarding, daycare and spa services. Legacy Dog Resort provides all-inclusive luxury amenities with the sole mission of being a safe, clean and loving environment for man's best friend.

Frisco, TX(214) 618-4501


Lone Star Dog Ranch

Lone Star Dog Ranch in Anna, Texas is a family owned and operated dog facility. It offers dog daycare, boarding, and grooming, as well as dog shuttle service and delivery. All staff members live on the property. Lone Star Dog Ranch also runs The Dog Ranch Rescue, a grassroots, non-profit program that works to rescue stray dogs, puppy mill puppies, and unwanted shelter dogs.

Anna, TX(972) 924-4800


McKinney Animal Hospital

Located in McKinney, Texas, McKinney Animal Hospital provides veterinary care for pets in the McKinney community and surrounding areas. In business for more than 30 years, McKinney Animal Hospital is a full-service vet clinic, offering vaccinations, parasite testing and prevention, laser therapy, hospitalization, lab, X-rays, surgery, dental care, grooming, boarding and daycare. McKinney Animal Hospital is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the McKinney Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau.

McKinney, TX(972) 548-0749


Perky Paws Pet Hospital

Perky Paws Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary practice for dogs and cats. Located in McKinney, Texas, Perky Paws offers many services, including boarding, wellness exams, dental care, surgery, laboratory diagnostics testing, radiology, vaccinations, intensive care, nutritional counseling, pharmacy, puppy care, kitten care, senior patient care, and grooming.

McKinney, TX(214) 592-9939


Petland Plano

Petland in Plano, Texas provides a full range of pet-related products and services, including boarding, daycare and premium pet food, and supplies. Petland Plano is a family owned and operated business with a passion for animal welfare. The company does not sell puppies. Instead, they have partnered with local pet rescues and adoption agencies to find loving homes for all kinds of animals. In addition to offering boarding for dogs and cats, Petland Plano takes care of rabbits and reptiles while owners are away.

Plano, TX(972) 801-9300


Rover Resort

Rover Resort is a premier luxury pet resort and spa in McKinney, Texas. Offering boarding, daycare, grooming, spa days, pampering, and training, it is built on 12 wooded and secluded acres. The resort's owners and operators are members of the International Boarding and Pet Care Association. They continue to participate in ongoing kennel operator and technician certifications.

McKinney, TX(214) 544-7387


Tailwaggers Country Inn

Located in Van Alstyne, Texas and opened in 1998, Tailwaggers Country Inn specializes in pet boarding, daycare, and grooming. Their services include group socialization, playtime, cuddle time, beds (with bedding cleaned daily), treats, balanced meals, accommodation of special diets, medication administration, 24-hour staff care and more. All pet counselors are fully trained, certified and highly experienced. Tailwaggers Country Inn also offers door-to-door service for pets in Dallas, Collin and Grayson counties.

Van Alstyne, TX(877) 774-3647


The Boarding Bungalow

The Boarding Bungalow is a family owned and operated all-suites pet boarding facility. It offers spa services, daycare, and boarding for dogs, cats, ferrets, birds, hamsters, rabbits, lizards, hermit crabs, and fish. The Boarding Bungalow has four convenient locations in Carrollton, Frisco, McKinney and North Dallas.

Frisco, TX(972) 668-9663


The Four Paws Resort

The Four Paws Pet Resort in McKinney, Texas has provided dog boarding and daycare since 2005. In addition to serving McKinney, the resort also serves many customers from surrounding areas, including Murphy, Wylie, Parker, Allen, Plano and more. The pet resort owners live on-site, so boarded pets are never alone. The Four Paws Resort earned the Star Community Newspapers' Readers' Choice Awards in 2008 and 2012.

McKinney, TX(214) 762-3062


The Pooch Patio

Located in Dallas, Texas, The Pooch Patio specializes in pet boarding, grooming, and daycare. They also offer dog parties, a full-service spa, a retail store called Bark Boutique and a beer and wine bar called The Watering Bowl. The Pooch Patio received Readers Voice Awards and The Best of Big D nominations in 2006, and every year from 2008 - 2015.

Dallas, TX(214) 252-1550


Tru Luv Kennels

Located in Princeton, Texas, Tru Luv Kennels has provided pet boarding, daycare, grooming and training since 2009. The kennel is located just across the Lake Lavon Bridge from Lucas. Its central location makes for convenient access for Collin County residents, western Hunt County residents, and northern Dallas County residents. In 2015, Tru Luv Kennels won the "Best of Princeton" Award in the Kennel category and the "Best of 2015" Award from Best Businesses.

Princeton, TX(214) 534-9608


Underdog Kennels

Underdog Kennels is a premier dog boarding facility in Dallas, Texas. It offers daycare, boarding, and grooming. Clients receive luxury amenities, fun activities, special safety precautions and professional staff. All staff members are fully trained in dog behavior, dog first aid, dog CPR and the Underdog Kennels Concierge Customer Service Program. Underdog Kennels is conveniently located near Love Field and the Medical District for easy access to Highland Park, University Park, Oak Lawn, Addison, Irving, Uptown and Downtown Dallas.

Dallas, TX(214) 267-2275


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