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Best Dog Boarders
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2020

17 Best Richmond Dog Boarders

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We scored 65 Dog Boarders in Richmond, VA and Picked the Top 17

A Stay In The Country boards dogs in Charles City. Owners use the facility for its small play groups, constant supervision, and interaction. Owners must choose from different Activity Packages offered such as Perfect Puppy, Pampered Pooch, and Lodge & Learn. The owner has been involved with dog training and care for 20 years and is a member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the International Boarding & Pet Services.

Allied Animal Hospital has been a Richmond veterinarian center since 1964 and is a dog boarding facility as well. Guests stay in their own condos and benefit from outdoor play and walks. Cats are boarded in a separate area. Dogs also have access to a range of medical treatments at the hospital as well as grooming and dental services. Allied Animal Hospital donates to different pet non-profits in the community.

Battlefield Park Kennel is a Varina dog boarding facility which has been serving residents throughout Richmond for over 15years. The family-owned kennel is insured and provides a country estate setting for dogs to enjoy. Grooming services and nature walks are also available. Battlefield will also board cats and small animals.

Brandywine Kennels is a Petersburg dog boarding facility with over 20 years of experience. The air-conditioned and heated center features 121 indoor kennels, and staff supervises leash-free individual playtime outdoors three times a day. Owners can also arrange for dogs to be bathed and groomed as well as have their nails clipped during their stay. Senior citizens and military personnel receive discounts.

Cary Street Veterinary Hospital boards dogs for residents throughout Richmond. Owners can choose from a larger suite, traditional run, or a basic kennel. Staff will walk canine guests three times every weekday and twice on weekends, and dogs have access to medical care via the hospital if required. Cary Street Veterinary Hospital team members bathe all dogs who stay for three or more nights. Boarding is also available for cats and exotics.

Countryside Bed & Biscuit for Pets, Ltd. has been a family-owned dog lodge in Powhatan since 1985. The kennel follows American Boarding Kennel Association guidelines and is located on 12 acres of wilderness. Dogs can play in fields, watch a movie, or have treats such as frosty paws, greenies, and cholesterol free pigs ears from the "Yappy Hour" snack bar. Additional extras include walks, playschool, TLC, swimming, and nature hikes. Boarding is also available for cats, reptiles, and birds.

Countryside Veterinary Clinic is a Richmond dog lodge and veterinary center. Dogs staying at the facility benefit from having the comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care offered at the clinic. Current medications and special diets can also be administered as needed. During their stay, guests can receive grooming, nail trimming, coat conditioning, and custom cuts at the clinic's pet salon.

Cresthill Kennels is a family-owned dog lodge and Labrador Retriever breeding facility on 46 acres in Woodford. The kennel is open to all breeds and features climate control, radiant heat floors, grain-free food, and skylights. Dogs receive one to two supervised play times each day. Staff is on hand 24/7, and training sessions are also available.

Diamond Doghouse is a Richmond dog lodge. All guests must first show proof of vaccinations as well as complete a one-day trial stay at the facility for free. Owners also need to provide spay/neuter documentation for dogs over six months and make sure their dog has an ID tag on their collar. Food and bedding must be provided by owners and labeled appropriately.

Dogs Days Inn is a Richmond dog lodge with climate-controlled indoor-outdoor rooms in one of three kennels. Dogs exercise at least twice a day either alone or with dogs of similar size and temperament. Guests can also participate in daycare as well as pool playtime in warmer weather. The boarding facility uses an emergency generator to ensure climate control at all times.

DogServices has been boarding dogs in the Richmond area for over 25 years. Each of the company's three locations features 24-hour on-site staffing and security cameras, behavioral evaluations, and a 3-point safety check system. Dogs can benefit from training, nature hikes, and daycare during their stay and an animal coach separates the guests into groups of similar size and temperament.

Happy Camper Pet Lodge offers dog boarding and day camp to Richmond pet owners. Customers can choose between a basic kennel and a luxury suite with TV and window, and the facility has six outdoor yards and an indoor play area. The staff maintains pet CPR certification and has a member accessible 24/7. The owner of Happy Camper Pet Lodge was a volunteer at the Richmond SPCA where he spent over 200 hours and was a foster parent for the Henrico Humane Society,

PawsCienda Pet Resort provides dog boarding, training, grooming and daycare to Montpelier and surrounding areas. The center has been open for over 15 years and is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals. Boarding service includes morning and evening maid service and meals twice a day during which dogs take potty breaks and play time. Additional activities include extra play times, Pet & Cuddle times, and Nature walks. Discounts are available to clients who are senior citizens.

PETS at PLAY provides dog lodging to Richmond and the surrounding areas. The facility has filtered air and climate-controlled rooms. Dogs are constantly supervised and receive cage-free playtime and daycare. All guests are screened for temperament and compatibility, and owners can view a typical day plan on the center's website. Grooming, training, walking, and in-home services are also available.

Pouncey Tract Veterinary Hospital is a Richmond dog boarding facility and animal health center. The hospital has limited space but accommodates boarding for senior and special needs pets. During their stay, dogs receive constant care as well as any medical treatments required. Regular as well as therapeutic baths are also available. The center is AAHA Accredited and has a smartphone app for clients to use to stay on top of their pet's health and records.

Quioccasin Veterinary Hospital is a veterinary center and dog lodge in Richmond. The AAHA Accredited Hospital provides runs and cages with full bedding, and staff walks the dogs three times a day in the yard. Owners must provide their pet's meals and any required medications to be administered. Boarders also have access to veterinary care on-site.

Stratford Hills Veterinary Center is a Richmond dog boarding and healthcare facility. Dogs staying at the center receive fresh bedding each day and can be taken on walks if owners request this. Individual playtime and extra treats are included in boarding fees, and canine guests can receive medical services if required. The clinic also cares for cats and pocket pets, and owners are invited to tour the facility before choosing to board their pets there.

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