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Best Dog Daycares
in Richmond
2020

Why These Dog Daycares?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog daycares on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog daycares in Richmond, VA.

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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.

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All Dog Adventures

All Dog Adventures was started in 1998, and they provide daycare, boarding, and training at their facility in Richmond. Their daycare is a structured program where dogs play in small groups that are specially selected according to play styles and temperament. The staff provides plenty of one-on-one human contact to help socialize dogs. They use the same approach with dogs in their boarding facility to keep them happy, engaged, and prevent injuries and bullying. All Dog Adventures offers a variety of classes for puppies and adult dogs taught by professional trainers, including manners, agility, obedience, tricks, rally skills, and therapy dog classes.

Richmond, VA 23230

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Barker's Inn

Barker's Inn in Richmond has been providing dog boarding, daycare, and grooming services for over 15 years. Guests in their boarding facility receive a full day of play, meals, blankets, and bedding. Any prescribed medications are administered by the staff at no extra charge, and discounts are available for extended stays. Their daycare has a pool and deck area for large dogs, while smalls dogs have their own designated spaces to play and socialize. Grooming services include bathing, brushing, blow drying, nail trimming, and ear cleaning. Barker's Inn is proud to have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Richmond, VA 23233

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Dogs Days Inn

Family owned and operated with over 28 years of experience, Dog's Day Inn offers boarding, grooming, and daycare services. Their facility in Richmond welcomes all breeds of dogs, and the highly trained staff strives to provide individualized care and attention to every guest during their stay. Doggy daycare is available Monday through Saturday and is structured to offer a balance of socialization, exercise, and playtime for dogs of all ages. Their boarding facility features three modern kennel buildings with private climate-controlled suites. Dog's Day Inn has experienced groomers for all breeds and sizes of dogs, and they provide baths, flea treatments, and more.

Richmond, VA 23225

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Furr Kingdom

Furr Kingdom in Manakin-Sabot offers a wide range of boarding, daycare, and grooming services. They have boarding suites in various sizes for dogs and cats, and all guests receive comfortable bedding, room service twice a day, and bedtime tuck-in service. Their doggy daycare has plenty of space and playground equipment to keep dogs active and entertained. The professional daycare staff gives individual attention to every guest, and they separate dogs by size and temperament to ensure a fun and stress-free stay. Grooming services include haircutting, brushing, nail trimming, ear cleaning, bathing, and more. Furr Kingdom also provides pick-up and drop-off service, as well as in-home feeding, walking, and playtime.

Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

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Hanover Your Pet

Hanover Your Pet in Mechanicsville is a resort and day spa for pets. It's been serving dogs, cats, and their owners since 2004, and the staff is certified in pet first aid and CPR. Daycare for dogs is available Monday through Saturday, and they have a custom-built playground where dogs can exercise and make new friends. Dogs that spend the night have their own private suite, and they can bring along any special bedding from home. Boarded cats stay in a quiet, comfortable condo, and they're let out for exercise and receive plenty of attention from the staff. The day spa at Hanover Your Pet provides flea baths, medicated baths, hair trimming, ear cleaning, and more.

Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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Jordan's Big Doghouse

Jordan's Big Doghouse in Midlothian opened in 2003 and provides doggie daycare and overnight boarding without kennels. They accept all types of dogs and specialize in serving the specific needs of large dogs. Every guest at Jordan's Big Doghouse has the freedom to wander the house and play in a large fenced yard. They're given their own crate for sleeping and meals, and the staff can administer prescribed medications at no extra charge. The number of dogs at any one time is limited to ensure that they each receive plenty of individualized care and attention. Jordan's Big Doghouse also creates and sells custom feeding tables, beds, caskets, artwork, and other specially built items.

Midlothian, VA 23112

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Petite Pet Inn & Spa

Petite Pet Inn & Spa in Henrico has been providing boarding, daycare, grooming, and training services for over 10 years. They specialize in the care and training of small dogs less than 25 pounds and under 13 inches tall. Their daycare has large indoor and outdoor play areas with plenty of toys, and fresh water is always available. They also have a doggy day school that offers positive reinforcement training for basic manners, obedience, and social skills. Guests in the boarding facility get to spend the day having fun with other dogs in daycare or day school before bunking down for the night in their own bed. Petite Pet Inn & Spa also has 3 professional groomers on staff.

Richmond, VA 23229

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PETS at PLAY

Pets at Play in Richmond is open 7 days a week and offers daycare, boarding, grooming, and bathing services for dogs. Their daycare is designed to be a safe and fun environment for dogs to exercise and socialize. An experienced staff provides supervision and human companionship at all times. Boarded dogs get to enjoy daycare before settling down for the night in a climate-controlled environment. Pets at Play offers a full range of grooming services, including baths, haircuts, ear cleaning, nail trimming, teeth brushing, and more. Their staff also provides in-home services in the Church Hill area. They walk dogs, care for cats and other small animals, collect newspapers and mail, water plants, and perform other requested duties.

Richmond, VA 23223

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Woofy Wellness Ranch

Woofy Wellness Ranch in Sandston provides daycare, training, grooming, veterinary, spa, and boarding services for dogs. Their daycare doesn't utilize crates or kennels and allows dogs to spend the day socializing in a managed and supervised group. They have a veterinarian on staff to provide wellness check-ups, vaccinations, medications, and other healthcare services. The Woofy Bus offers flexible pick-up and drop-off service that's safe for dogs and convenient for owners. Their unique boarding service allows dogs to spend the day at the ranch and then join a staff member for a slumber party in the comfort of a real home. Woofy Wellness Ranch offers a 20% discount to all military, first responders, and their families.

Sandston, VA 23150

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