Laurels

Best Dog Daycares
in Tacoma
2021

Why These Dog Daycares?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 54 38 14

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bark-N-Buddies Doggies Daycare

Bark-N-Buddies Doggies Daycare offers dog training classes, daycare, and grooming for canines in Edgewood, WA, and the surrounding Tacoma metro area. Their spacious facility is designed to provide a safe place for dogs to train, exercise, socialize, and play games. Each new guest is required to complete a four-hour evaluation and recommends each dog spends at least two full days at the daycare. Also, pet owners can rent out their indoor/outdoor space to celebrate their pup’s birthday or any special occasion. Staff members can also provide games, food, birthday cake, party favors, and decoration upon request.

Edgewood, WA 98371

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Biscuits Doggie Daycare

Biscuits Doggie Daycare specializes in grooming and daycare services for canines in the Tacoma, WA metro area. This local and family-owned business provides the necessary services to help dogs develop social skills, reduce separation anxiety, develop physical fitness, and provide the right amount of exercise. Founder Nicole runs Biscuits with her husband Jesse and her brother James. Also, her parents have been a part of the Pierce County’s small business community for over three decades. Grooming services include shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, brush out, nails, glands, and more. Biscuits Doggie Daycare is highly rated on Facebook where clients speak highly of their impressive facility, courteous staff, and gentle approach to dog care.

Tacoma, WA 98406

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Calvin’s Place

Calvin’s Place is a pet daycare, boarding, and grooming facility for dogs in the Tacoma, WA metro area. This state-of-the-art facility can work with dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages. Experienced dog handlers practice a cage-free rule so dogs can all roam free range. Also, their house trainer Garrett Stevens is an ALPHA and OMEGA dog trainer and expert in canine body language and energy communication. Garrett has successfully rehabilitated dogs suffering from severe aggression, fear, and other behavioral problems. Staff members can also help facilitate additional pet care services including veterinary healthcare. Clients speak highly of their professional, patient, and accommodating staff.

Tacoma, WA 98467

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Canyon Pet Lodge

Canyon Pet Lodge offers doggie daycare, overnight lodging, and pet salon services for pets in Puyallup, WA, and the surrounding area. Their facilities are located on five acres with giant pines, lodges, and yards for guest to run and play. Canine guests are supervised daily and exercise with Camp Bark DayCamp with lodge rangers and fellow canines. Dog handlers also provide Wet Nose Trail Walks. Feline guests can rest in an individual cat condo. Canyon Pet Lodge also features a large fish tank and a large safe rooftop enclosure for feline guests. Clients speak highly of their friendly, professional, and courteous staff.

Puyallup, WA 98375

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Dawg Town Tacoma

Dawg Town Tacoma is a professional pet service offering daycare and boarding services for canines in the Tacoma, WA metro area. Facilities have over 10,000 sq. ft of indoor and outdoor space with rubber flooring to protect a dog’s joints. Experienced dog handlers strive to make sure guests are never left alone and fill their schedule with plenty of social interaction and exercise. Also, a variety of grooming services are also available including shampoo and conditioning, a basic blow out, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and a 10-minute brushing. Dawg Town Tacoma has a separate facility for dogs 30 pounds or less called Dawg Town Little with a boutique pet store attached. All staff members are dog CPR and first-aid certified.

Tacoma, WA 98402

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DOGWORXX

DOGWORXX is a doggie daycare and boarding services for guests in the Tacoma, WA metro area. Their quaint 1,300 sq. ft. is specifically designed to offer personalized attention to every guest. Only 10 to 15 guests are allowed at a time to ensure loving care with constant supervision. Trained dog handlers offer an array of exercises and activities including tug-a-war, running ramps, chasing balls, an 85-gallon pool, and naps with soothing music. Owners Tiffany Hill and John Hill both strive to stay up-to-date with the latest material on dogs through various publications and by deeply studying animal behavior. Tiffany is nationally certified through Universal Class, Inc. in dog and cat first aid, care, and maintenance.

Tacoma, WA 98422

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Happy Dog South Sound

Happy Dog South Sound is a doggie daycare, boarding, grooming and training service for canines in the Tacoma, WA metro area. Facilities are equipped with plenty of space for dogs to run around in and features pools to play in during the summer and turf for the rainy days. Special packages and discounts are available for review on their website. Also, in the summer months dogs can partake in their obstacle course training program for a great physical and mental workout. Dog walking services are also available. Happy Dog South Sound is highly-rated on Facebook where clients speak of their friendly and courteous staff, calm and clean environment, and gentle approach to dog care.

Tacoma, WA 98409

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Holiday Kennels

Holiday Kennels Company specializes in pet boarding, daycare, and walking services for residents in Kent, WA, and the surrounding areas. This locally-owned and operated company is the largest pet boarding facility in Western Washington and has over 10,000 clients in their databased. Holiday Kennels is situated on a 3.2-acre site near Sea-Tac Airport with a 16,200 sq. ft. pet boarding facility. All staff members strive to have exceptional relationships with each guest and have an American Red Cross Cats and Dogs First Aid certification. Also, each kennel technician completes a daily observation report to ensure all guest are healthy and happy.

Kent, WA 98032

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Lisa’s Pet Pawlor

Lisa’s Pet Pawlor provides a variety of pet services including boarding, grooming, and daycare for customers in the Lakewood and Tacoma, WA metro area. Owner Lisa O’Gorman has over two decades of experience and takes pride in providing gentle, quality care for each guest. Their daycare is kept small and personable, and staff members strive to know each dog personally which helps maintain a safe and fun environment for big, small, old or young dogs. Grooming packages include nail trimming, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, bath, dry, brush out, and haircut. Clients speak highly of their friendly staff, gentle approach, and competitive prices.

Lakewood, WA 98499

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Pet Ponderosa

Pet Ponderosa is a pet daycare, lodging, grooming, and walking services for cats and dogs in the Graham, WA metro area. Their five-acre state-of-the-art facility offers a main kennel which is temperature controlled, clean, and quiet with different sized kennels to accommodate dogs of all breeds. Also, an ultrasonic bark device to keep the environment calm is also available. Owners Nancy and Regis Jackson have over a decade of experience and continue to strive to be a personal and interactive pet resort. They are both active members of the International Boarding & Pet Services Association. Pet Ponderosa is highly rated on Facebook with over 100 reviews where clients speak of their kind and patient staff, large and entertaining atmosphere, and competitive prices.

Graham, WA 98338

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The Doggie Den

The Doggie Den is a dog daycare and boarding facility for canines in the Kent, WA metro area. Experienced dog handlers strive to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for dogs during business hours and overnight stays. Their facilities have an indoor park which is over 4,000 sq. ft with rubber flooring and an attached 1,500 sq. ft. fully fenced outdoor yard. They have structural rocks, shrubbery, and a tug of war stump for dogs to play with. Also, there are sofas, loveseats, and dog beds located in strategic areas throughout the facility for ultimate comfort. Clients speak highly of their competitive prices, accommodating staff, and spacious facility.

Kent, WA 98032

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The Hound Hangout

The Hound Hangout is a doggie daycare for canines in the Tacoma, WA metro area. Guests can play in their exclusive 3,500 sq. ft. puppy park or stay warm in their padded and heated indoor facilities. Also, The Hound Hangout offers live streaming video so clients can see what their pets are up to during the day. All dogs must pass a temperament test and have been neutered or spayed after six months of age. Also, online coupons and deals are available for review on their website. Clients speak highly of their clean environment, kind and courteous staff, and passion for dog care.

Tacoma, WA 98402

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The Pet Brigade

The Pet Brigade is the only privately-owned pet boarding facility located on a military post in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA for almost a decade. Their state-of-the-art facility specializes in short-term or long-term pet boarding and also offers an extensive full groom service for cats and dogs. Their daycare service includes supervised playtime, human interaction, nap time, and games. Their services strive to accommodate the thousands of soldiers with pet care needs during deployment. Clients range from military families, retirees, and civilians with JBLM access. The Pet Brigade is highly-rated on Google where clients speak highly of their helpful and friendly staff and attentive grooming services.

Lewis, WA 98433

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