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Best Dog
Daycares in
Seattle
2019

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 Seattle, WA.

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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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Rover FEATURED Expertise

With hundreds of professionals in the Seattle metropolitan area alone, Rover is the largest network of pet care providers offering trusted doggie day care services. Browse local sitters’ profiles and message providers directly to book day care in their home. Clients will receive photos and updates during the day and all sitters have been approved by Rover’s team of sitter specialists. Rover also provides dog walking, dog boarding, and pet sitting.

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Camp Happy Paws

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.

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Canine Comfort Corner

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.

Bothell, WA 98021

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Creekside Critter Care

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.

Maple Valley, WA 98038

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Dog Works Ranch, LLC

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.

Redmond, WA 98053

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Dogs-a-Jammin'

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.

Woodinville, WA 98077

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Jax Dog Drop

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.

Bellevue, WA 98006

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Lady Di Pet Chaperone

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.

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Peanut's Pals

Peanut's Pals is a Seattle business that offers daycare and boarding services for dogs. They specialize in providing care for dogs that are 20lbs and under. Amenities include couches, toys, mirrors, dog beds, a TV and a stereo. Activities can range from watching doggie movies to taking outings. Owners can also arrange to chat with their pets via Skype. Pets also have the option to be groomed, which includes options for baths, nail trimming, teeth brushing, and more. Boarding services include at least four walks per day, 24/7 human companionship, comfy bedding, meals, and doggie room service. Peanut’s Pal’s is highly recommended by their clients. The business has a 4.3-star rating on Facebook.

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Pup Hut Seattle

Pup Hut Seattle provides quality pet care services for the metro Seattle area. They offer daycare and boarding services with cage-free indoor and outdoor spaces. The staff offers constant supervision and structured play time with other dogs. Dogs also have access to quiet spaces where they can relax. Availability is limited to promote a safe play space for the animals. The facility is climate-controlled for comfort and conveniently located just minutes from the Sea-Tac Airport. Clients give Pup Hut Seattle a five-star rating on Facebook. They also speak highly of the level of care and attention their pets receive. The company is highly recommended by multiple clients.

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Run Spot Run

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.

Seattle, WA 98146

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Stay!

Stay! is a premier boarding and daycare center for dogs, serving the metro Seattle area. The facility boasts the largest secure outdoor play space as well as a 3,100-square foot indoor play area that is climate controlled. Dogs roam freely in the play areas and socialize with other dogs. Dogs have access to bedding, a kiddie pool, and toys. The facility also works with rescue dogs to help find them homes and save them from high-kill shelters. Stay! has a five-star rating on Facebook. They receive compliments on the excellent and attentive staff, happy pets, and the fun environment.

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West Seattle Dog House Daycare

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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