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All Dog Adventures

Richmond, VA 23230
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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.

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Barker's Inn

Richmond, VA 23233
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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.

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Diamond Doghouse

1712 Ellen Road, Richmond, VA 23230
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Diamond Doghouse is a Richmond-based business that offers several services, including dog daycare. It aims to provide an invigorating environment while owners are away and help canines develop socialization skills. Full-day and half-day services are offered at the open cage facility equipped with a 6,000 square-foot yard. In addition to daycare, Diamond Doghouse offers boarding services. The company, which was established in 2006, sponsors the Leash on Life Program, a fundraiser that focuses on addressing childhood obesity.

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Dogs Days Inn

Richmond, VA 23225
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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.

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Four Paws Pet Resort

1915 North Hamilton Street, Richmond, VA 23230
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With more than 15 years of experience, Four Paws Pet Resort is a family-owned and family-operated pet boarding and grooming facility that serves the pet owners of Richmond and the surrounding areas. It offers daily and 10-day doggie daycare packages, with at least eight hours of daily playtime given to each dog. The facility hosts both an indoor and outdoor play yard. Other services from Four Paws Pet Resort include overnight dog lodging and grooming services.

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Furr Kingdom

Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
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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.

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Hanover Your Pet

Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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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.

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Happy Camper Pet Lodge

7300 Impala Drive, Richmond, VA 23228
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Happy Camper Pet Lodge is a dog daycare and grooming facility that caters to clients in Richmond. It provides day camp and overnight stays in a facility that has available staff 24 hours a day. It has six outdoor yards for exercise and playtime and an indoor yard for entertainment in inclement weather. It has luxury suites with large windows, TVs, and comfortable beds. Blankets and bedding are provided. Happy Camper employs staff members that are certified in pet CPR.

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Holiday Barn Pet Resorts

614 Johnston Willis Drive, North Chesterfield, VA 23236
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Holiday Barn Pet Resorts offers dog daycare services to pet owners in Richmond and the surrounding areas. Its team arranges the playgroups based on the pets' arrival time, size, and temperament. The business provides dogs enrolled in daycare with an enrichment program that stimulates their brains and satisfies their natural desire to think and process new situations. Additionally, the establishment offers boarding, training, grooming, and staycation services. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts has been serving clients for over 45 years.

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Impawsible Pups

2109 Spencer Road, Richmond, VA 23230
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Established in 2009, Impawsible Pups provides Richmond pet owners with a variety of services. These services range from dog daycare to pet training sessions. The company also offers grooming services. In its daycare program, its staff separate dogs into smaller playgroups based on their size and temperament. According to client reviews, the employees working at Impawsible Pups can accommodate anxious dogs and ensure their safety during their stay in the company's daycare or boarding facilities.

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Jordan's Big Doghouse

Midlothian, VA 23112
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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.

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Petite Pet Inn & Spa

Richmond, VA 23229
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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.

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PETS at PLAY

Richmond, VA 23223
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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.

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West Chester Pet Resort

12021 Iron Bridge Road, Chester, VA 23831
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West Chester Pet Resort is a dog daycare company catering to residents of Richmond. Its facility is almost 5 acres in size, with a luxury pet resort and an off-leash park designed to provide comfort, fun, and safety for pets. Its park entrances are latched and double-gated, with reinforced perimeter fences to prevent digging. It also houses Chester Animal Clinic, a fully staffed, full-service, second-generation small animal veterinary hospital which has cared for pets since 1968.

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Woofy Wellness Ranch

Sandston, VA 23150
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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you need a license to run a doggie daycare?

A: Licensing requirements for dog daycare centers vary, depending on the jurisdiction. No federal licensing requirement exists. So, many state, county, and local governments establish laws, regulations, and ordinances for businesses that board animals. Check with your local government administration office and your state board of agriculture to learn about any licensing or permitting requirements in your area.

Q: Does Disney have dog daycare?

A: Walt Disney World’s Best Friends Pet Care provides doggy daycare to guests while they enjoy the park. It features 17,000 square feet of indoor space and 10,000 square feet of outdoor play areas and dog runs. There’s also a 25,000 square-foot dog park. The daycare employs 75 pet care providers.

Q: Does doggy daycare help with separation anxiety?

A: Separation anxiety is typically caused by undependable schedules, the introduction of new people, the loss of a family member, or a move. Separation anxiety can be awful for your four-legged companion. Fortunately, doggy daycare is an effective countermeasure. It gives your dog a dependable routine with lots of mental stimulation and physical exercise, lessening the effects of separation anxiety.

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