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Best Dog Boarders
in Spokane
2019

Why These Dog Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog boarders on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog boarders in Spokane, 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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Alpha Dogs LLC

Alpha Dogs LLC is a family-owned dog daycare in Spokane with more than 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space for dogs to exercise, play, and socialize with other dogs. Alpha Dogs LLC is well staffed and offers a clean, odor-free environment for the safety and health of all dogs within the facility. Another feature of the facility’s indoor space that has proven beneficial for dogs’ health is its one-quarter-inch rubber padded floors which help reduce joint pain. These types of floors also make for easy cleanup if there are ever any accidents. At Alpha Dogs LLC, dogs are separated by size, activity level, and temperament in both the outdoor and indoor play areas. The indoor areas are always supervised by staff and outdoor areas are encased by eight-foot-high fences. The facility's outdoor areas have sunny and shady spots for the dogs to relax in. Dog owners can use their smartphones to view their pets’ activity in real time via the facility's webcams.

Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 624-1166

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Cozy Kennels

Cozy Kennels is a family-owned and -operated boarding kennel in Newman Lake where the staff treats all guests with as much love and care as if they were their own pets. The business has more than 25 years of experience in pet care. Cozy Kennels offers a clean, safe environment and two different yards where dogs can socialize with each other and get plenty of exercise. Cozy Kennels has indoor and outdoor runs and misting devices on the outer parts of the run to keep the animals cool. Dogs staying at Cozy Kennels are supervised 24 hours per day and often have kids to play with. The business offers grooming and bathing services if pet owners express interest. Cozy Kennels can make house calls for clients who may need someone to care for their cat while they are out of town considering cats are typically more comfortable in their home environments. Cozy Kennels offers pick-up and delivery services whenever possible.

Newman Lake, WA 99025 (509) 226-0288

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Doggyland Daycare & Boardng

Doggyland Daycare & Boarding in Spokane Valley is a kennel-free facility that offers daycare services for dogs and short-term and long-term overnight boarding services for dogs and cats. The business exclusively uses natural cleaning products to ensure a safe, odor-free environment for all boarders. Pets are grouped by size and play style and have access to both indoor and outdoor areas at all times via doggie doors. At the center of the main indoor play area, there is an office with blankets and beds for dogs to rest if they so wish. Doggyland Daycare & Boarding has a designated nap time for two hours every day. However, dogs are never forced to nap or confined to any one space. Dogs who would rather continue playing are more than welcome to do so. The business offers grooming services such as baths, haircuts, nail trimmings, teeth cleanings, and ear treatments. Doggyland Daycare & Boarding also offers obedience training, yard training, and positive reinforcement training on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Spokane Valley, WA 99206 (509) 924-5263

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Happy Tails Pet Camp

Happy Tails Pet Camp in Spokane Valley is a licensed dog and cat boarding and grooming facility that has been in operation since 1978. The current owners bought the facility in 2005. The business offers same day drop-off and pickup daycare services as well as boarding services for extended stays. The facility has commercial heating and air conditioning to keep its clean cat condominiums and spacious, indoor dog runs comfortable for the pets. Happy Tails Pet Camp has large, grassy play yards so dogs can get plenty of exercise outdoors. The facility offers grooming services such as bathing, brushing, trimming, and shaving. Other grooming services include nail clipping, nail grinding to remove sharp edges from nails that may be too short to cut, and anal gland expression at the request of the pets' owners. Boarding rates vary depending on the size of the dog.

Spokane Valley, WA 99016 (509) 922-8118

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Julia's Jungle

Julia’s Jungle is a pet boarding and grooming facility in Spokane. The spacious, climate-controlled facility has kennels, dog runs, and cat condominiums that will ensure the comfort and safety of clients’ pets during their stays at Julia’s Jungle. The business offers professional grooming services and has a self-service dog wash for owners who would like to do the bathing and grooming themselves but may not have the space or proper equipment at home. Julia’s Jungle accepts walk-in grooming appointments and can accommodate drop-offs as well. Clients can drop their dogs off in the morning and Julia’s Jungle will give them a call when their pet is all nice and clean. Julia’s Jungle is open seven days per week.

Spokane, WA 99216 (509) 922-6197

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Lucky Us Ranch

Lucky Us Ranch is a dog boarding and grooming facility in Newport that also offers obedience training. Lucky Us Ranch is located on 130 acres of grassy fields and lush wilderness. The kennels are extremely spacious, climate controlled, and are always kept sparkling clean. Lucky Us Ranch has access to a mobile veterinary service that is available on call and visits the ranch on the first of every month to perform surgeries, wellness checkups, and vaccinations. The ranch uses all natural products to bathe and groom pets. Prices for grooming services vary depending on each dog’s temperament and coat type. Lucky Us Ranch offers personalized pet care by catering to each pet’s individual needs, whether that includes relaxing in the sun or going for a swim or a hike.

Newport, WA 99156 (509) 447-3541

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Valor K9 Academy

Valor K9 Academy in Medical Lake is a fully licensed and insured boarding and training facility that specializes in customized, affordable dog training. The facility offers small group classes, board-and-train programs, and in-home training services. Valor K9 Academy trains dogs of all breeds, sizes, and temperaments. Training programs include puppy training, family companion obedience, canine good citizen training, therapy dog training, and behavior rehabilitation training. Valor K9 Academy is a veteran-owned business that uses food and praise for reward-based training and collars that help keep things clear and consistent for the program’s participants. The academy’s programs never use punishment or other methods of force to train dogs. The business works to create results that are both effective and permanent by educating owners about different forms of motivation and how clients can build stronger relationships with their pets. The academy has a 2,400-square-foot facility that includes a dog washing station and a selection of retail products. Valor K9 Academy has a number of outdoor kennel runs and a fenced-in outdoor area with sheep for herding. The academy’s owner, Amy Pishner, served in the military as an intelligence specialist before pursuing a career more aligned with her passion for dog training. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the International Association of Canine Professionals, Service Dogs of America, and Therapy Dogs International.

Medical Lake, WA 99022 (509) 299-0727

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Wheatland Boarding Kennel

Wheatland Boarding Kennel in Spangle is a small boarding facility for dogs that offers supervised, outdoor play time and personalized one-on-one attention. The facility’s indoor kennels are kept cool in the summer and warm in the winter, though the staff’s goal is to let the dogs play outside as often as possible. Three different outdoor play areas exist to accommodate dogs of different sizes and temperaments. Soothing music plays inside the kennel to promote relaxation, and a light is always kept on for the dogs at night. The kennel’s owner, Shari Bartels, was raised on a dairy and Quarter Horse farm and has continued her passion for caring for animals into her adult life. Her four children actively help her with daily tasks associated with running the kennel and caring for their two dogs and two cows.

Spangle, WA 99031 (509) 828-3778

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