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Best Dog Daycares in Seattle

Our Recommended Top 11

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Seattle Dog Daycares 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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Rover

Seattle, WA
  • Dog Day Care
  • Drop Off and Pick Up Anytime

Why choose this provider?

Rover offers doggy daycare services for pet owners throughout the local area. Its network includes thousands of pet sitters that are available to care for dogs while their owners work or travel. The service connects sitters with clients online or through its app. Customers can meet with sitters prior to booking, and services are available for a range of dogs, including high-energy puppies and dogs with special needs.

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4.5

Price: $10 off first booking!

Seattle, WA

Why choose this provider?

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Seattle, WA 98126

Why choose this provider?

West Seattle Dog House Daycare is a locally-owned business serving the metro Seattle area. They specialize in dog daycare services. The facility includes 1,000 square foot of indoor and outdoor play area with secure fencing, fully matted lounge, and indoor play area. Pets will experience exercise, socialization, behavior modification, and ample amounts of attention. They accept all breeds and puppies. The owner and operator is a certified veterinary technician. West Seattle Dog House Daycare is a licensed and insured business with a five-star rating on Facebook. Customers compliment the quality care their pets receive.

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (6)

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Bothell, WA 98021

Why choose this provider?

Canine Comfort Corner, LLC is a Seattle-based business that specializes in pet services. They offer daycare, boarding, and training for canines. The facility is set up to allow the dogs to roam and play and the staff can provide behavioral training for your pet if desired. Trainers are certified and experienced in dog training. Canine Comfort Corner, LLC has a 3.5-star rating on Yelp and a 4.7-star rating on Facebook. Customers speak highly of the excellent atmosphere, customer service, clean environment, and the confidence they have in the staff.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Google
4.6 / 5 (49)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (17)
Facebook
4.6 / 5 (14)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
4.5
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Seattle, WA 98146

Why choose this provider?

Run Spot Run is a locally-owned business serving the metro Seattle area. They offer a variety of pet care services, including pet sitting for dogs and cats, dog walks, dog daycare and boarding, and park playdates. The facility includes more than ¼ acre of wooded, fenced yard space where dogs can roam freely. Daycare services include park playdates or one-on-one walks, organic doggy snacks, and grain-free meals. The center only accepts up to five dogs for overnight stays so each one can receive personalized attention. Dogs have access to sofas, dog beds, and blankets. The owner, Susan Grinker, is certified by the Red Cross and has taken AHIMSHA dog-training classes. Run Spot Run is insured by Kennel Pro. They have a five-star rating on Facebook.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (15)
Google
4.7 / 5 (12)
Facebook
4.2 / 5 (10)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Bothell, WA 98012

Why choose this provider?

Camp Happy Paws is a family-owned and operated business that has served the Seattle, Eastside, and Tacoma metros as well as the greater Puget Sound area since 1996. They offer kennel-free boarding and daycare services for dogs. The facility includes five acres of securely fenced property, wooded trails, grassy fields, and a cozy home-like house with five large rooms for furry clients to sleep and relax in. Dogs have the freedom to roam, socialize, and play. Camp Happy Paws is the recipient of multiple awards, including the 2005 and 2010 Seattle Magazine voter’s choice for best doggie daycare and boarding, and the 2009 and 2010 voter’s choice for best doggie daycare and boarding from 425 Magazine. The business has a 4.8-star rating on Facebook. Customers compliment the caring staff, exceptional care their pets receive, and the safe environment.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (12)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Why choose this provider?

Creekside Critter Care is a family-owned and operated business that has served South King County for over a decade. They specialize in pet care services, including pet sitting, dog walking, doggy daycare, Dog Breath Yoga classes, and kennel-free boarding. The staff members are Pet First Aid and CPR trained by Pet Tech, Inc. Creekside Critter Care is insured and bonded. They are members of International Boarding and Pet Services Association and a charter member of Auburn Valley Humane Society. They are also recipients of the 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award. Customers compliment the excellent care their pets receive.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (17)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (11)
Google
5.0 / 5 (6)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
3.8
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Redmond, WA 98053

Why choose this provider?

Dog Works Ranch, LLC offers pet boarding and training services from their two Washington locations in Monroe and Redmond. They also provide daycare, playgroups, and shuttle services. Boarding includes approximately four hours of supervised play sessions every day. Customers can also bring their puppies to the puppy zoomies class to learn positive play interactions with other puppies. The facility has acres of securely fenced area, tiled rooms with glass doors and open ceilings, and dog cots. They have a low dog to handler ratio with certified trainers on staff. Dog Works Ranch, LLC holds weekly workshops for pet owners taught by certified professional dog trainers.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (45)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (10)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
Woodinville, WA 98077

Why choose this provider?

Dogs-a-Jammin' is a dog daycare and boarding facility serving Woodinville, Washington. They have been in operation for more than two decades, specializing in open environment pet care. The seven-acre facility includes separate fenced yards for different groups of dogs, couches, dog beds, and crates. The owner of Dogs-a-Jammin’ has completed various training and workshops, including Nancy Baer’s dog training school and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers annual educational conference and trade show. She also headed the Marymoor Dog Walkers Association for a few years and is the recipient of a Certification of Appreciation from Serve Our Dog Area. The business has a 4.8-star rating on Facebook.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (36)
Facebook
4.4 / 5 (1)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Bellevue, WA 98006

Why choose this provider?

Jax Dog Drop is a pet care business located in Bellevue, Washington. They focus on providing daycare and boarding services for their clients. Customers can also come in to use their dog washing center to spare the hassle of bathing their dog at home. The center also carries quality dog products such as toys, treats, collars, and more. Jax Dog Drop is a family owned business. They are members of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association and the International Association of Professional Dog Daycare Owners. The staff members are certified in pet first aid and CPR through Seattle CPR. They provide their services seven days a week.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (22)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
Responsiveness
Friendliness
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Website
Seattle, WA 98116

Why choose this provider?

Lady Di Pet Chaperone is a pet care business that has served the West Seattle area for more than two decades. It is a locally-owned business that offers a range of pet services, including daycare, kennel-free boarding, pet walking, house sitting, in-home care, and cat care. Lady DI Pet Chaperone has a 4.9-star rating on Facebook. Clients compliment the excellent caregivers and the happy pets.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (15)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
Responsiveness
Friendliness
Helpfulness
Detail

Frequently Asked Questions

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    It can be stressful for dog parents to leave their fur babies alone at home while they’re away. They worry about their pooch being anxious, lonely, bored, and destructive. Plus, safety is a concern, along with the fear that their dog will leave unwelcome surprises for them in their home. If that describes you, dog daycare may be the solution.

    Doggie daycare can help socialize your pup while ensuring that they have care, exercise, regular potty breaks, and safe supervision. Dog owners who use doggy daycare services provide additional reasons for their choice. It can offer a better quality of life for their four-legged friends, keep homes free of pet messes, and help with canine health and physical fitness.
  • What is a dog daycare?

    Dog daycare is on-site, supervised daily care for dogs. Pet owners bring their animals to the daycare location on their way to work, then return at the end of the day to pick them up. There are commercial doggie daycare facilities and private, in-home options. Commercial daycare businesses usually have more staff and more dog clients than private ones.

  • What happens at doggy daycare?

    Reputable, well-rated dog daycare operations typically offer several activities for the dogs they care for. That includes walks, playtime, naps, dog food, and water. Some providers also offer companionship, snuggles, and special options, such as dispensing medication, grooming, and training. When choosing a doggy daycare, ask about all the available services and whether visits or video observation are available.

  • Should I take my dog to daycare?

    Answers to the following questions can help you decide on doggie daycare services.

    • Are you away from home for several hours most days of the week?
    • Does your pup engage in destructive behavior while you’re gone?
    • Is your pooch crated for several hours every day?
    • Does your dog walker report issues?
    These concerns may indicate the need for doggy daycare.

  • How much is doggy daycare per day?

    Rates vary, depending on location, demand, and competition. But the national average typically ranges from $25 to $40 per day. Half-day rates may also be available. Commercial dog daycare centers commonly charge a bit more than in-home providers. Many facilities offer price breaks on weekly and monthly packages as well as discounts to multiple dog families.  

  • How do I know if my dog likes daycare?

    The following are signs your pup likes doggy daycare. She falls asleep on the ride home, exhausted from a full day of activity or she quivers with excitement when you mention the daycare and is beside herself with joy leaving the house. Also look to see if your pup exhibits positive body language at the daycare — like a wagging tail that means they're eager to see everyone.

  • How do I prepare my dog for daycare?

    They’ll be around other dogs all day, playing and interacting. So, take your pup to a dog park several times for an introduction to dog language with other canines. Bring your fur baby to the daycare to meet the staff before using the service. Plus, walk your pup before drop-off and be upbeat and positive to avoid stress.