Do you live in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City?
Are you planning to take a trip away for a few days, or a bit longer and are wondering about who could look at your dog?
Below you’ll find 15 top providers of dog boarding in Brooklyn.
The history of PetBuddy Services reads like a love story. It was founded in 2011 by Oscar Salzar, as he was looking for a way to spend more time with his dog Draco. PetBuddy Services specializes in walking your dog, daycare and overnight boarding. Your dog can choose between playing in a fenced dog-park replica or chilling in a lounge on an elevated bed. What more would he need?
For rates, you will need to contact the organization. PetBuddy Services is located on 438 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn.
Prior requirements: It is important that your dog is vaccinated for Rabies, Bordetella, and DHPP. You will also need to provide food for your dog.
2. Monster Mutt
Monster Mutt can praise itself for being Brooklyn’s first daycare for your furry friends. The idea was born in 2001, and since then the services have grown to accommodate training, adoptions, and boarding. If you decide to let your dog stay overnight, you can expect that he’ll be packed in cozy blankets with a plate of cookies right next to him. You don’t need to worry that your pal will be hungry, as there is an in-store boutique packed with every imaginable treat. Monster Mutt puts great emphasis on puppy play, and the playground is wide enough that boredom simply doesn’t become an option.
Boarding in Monster Mutt will cost you $63 per night, with a 10% discount after first 6 (grows to 20% after 2 weeks). There is also a sibling discount, that will save you another 15%. Monster Mutt is located on 297 Warren Street, which is convenient as there are several subway lines near the location.
Prior requirements: Start by filling out this form. Your dog should be up to date on DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies and Canine Influenza vaccines. If it’s over 6 months old it should also be neutered. You will also need to come 1 time prior to boarding to see how your pet reacts to the new environment.
The moment you set your foot in this dog boarding service, you will feel a warm welcome. Animal Loving Care is a bi-level facility with outdoor and indoor space, where your puppies can freely play and explore. There are separate areas for feeding and rest, and there is plenty of chairs and beds for your furries. Your doggie will be in good hands since all fully employed ALC staff is certified in first aid and pet CPR. If you are wondering how your best friend is doing, you can follow the service on Facebook or Instagram where the photos of various inhabitans are constantly updated.
Animal Loving care is located on 556 Court Street in Brooklyn. Boarding rates range from $65 to $75, depending on the size of your dog. If you have 2 dogs, this service will cost $100 or $110.
Prior requirements: Your dog should be vaccinated for Parvo, Hepatitis, Bordetella, Distemper, and Parainfluenza. The Canine Influenza vaccination is recommended, but is not a requirement. A dog should wear a collar all throughout the stay, and you should bring your food, so that no gastrointestinal problems arise. You can book the boarding here.
4. Happy Dogs
Here we have a cage-free, 24-hour supervised facility. Happy Dogs will provide your dog with a premium Kuranda beds, so he/she will rest really well. Your friend will have plenty of time to play with other dogs and have a fun time. At Happy Dogs it can move freely without a leash, and will not be isolated for an extended period of time. This place is based on love, and your dog will have a grand time.
Happy Dogs is located near McCarren Park, at 234 North 12th Street. The boarding will cost you $65 per night, and that includes free daycare.
Prior requirements: Up-to-date vaccinations on Bordetella, Canine Flu, DHPP, and Rabies. The dog should be neutered/spayed if it’s older than 9 months. You should also bring your doggie for the behavioral assessment test, which takes 1-2 hours. The registration form can be found here.
This dog paradise was started in 2010, by a woman named Rachel Bowers. Before starting her own enterprise, she already had experience with pet care. In Brooklyn Bark, the emphasis is put on individual care, so that your dog forms a stronger bond with his caretaker. Your dog will go on 3 walks every day, and this is all tracked through GPS. In e-mail, you will be provided with useful info, like the duration of a walk, and some comments on the dog. All staff is certified on first aid and CPR, so you know that your puppy is in good hands. This place takes its job a step further, and I love it!
Boarding rates are a bit higher than in other places. Price for one night is $95, then it drops to $85. If your dog stays over 6 nights, it goes down to $79. Check-in time for your canine friend is 6 pm, and it lasts till noon. This service nests itself at 195 Montagues Street.
Prior requirements: Since there is a high volume of requests, you can currently only board your dog if you become a walking client as well. Your dog needs to have all vaccinations required by law.
Let me introduce you with Woofs ‘n Whiskers. This urban pet retreat has a single goal: to give every cat and dog an unforgettable time. It features an impressive 7,000 square foot of outdoor space that is filled with playgroups at any time of the day. Every member of the staff is knowledgable in first aid and pet CPR, so your friend is in very good cate. Folks at Woofs ‘n Whiskers are so comfortable in their service that they will let you get a tour of the facilities when you bring your dog on evaluation. You can apply for it here.
Boarding per night will cost you $65-$70, depending on if your pet is socialized. If you have decided that this place is perfect for your pet, take a stroll to 14 Coles Street in Brooklyn.
Prior requirements: Per New York law, your dog needs to have taken the vaccine against DHPP, Rabies, and Bordetella. For additional safety, Canine Influenza shot (H3N2 and H3N8) should also be administered. Your fluffy creature should be on tick and flea prevention program. If he/she is not spayed/neutured he will not be able to play with other dogs on the property.
Fido’s Retreat is the biggest cage-free daycare and boarding service in Brooklyn. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are huge. Unlike some other services, your friend can run everywhere freely until he gets tired. Guys and gals at Fido’s retreat will do everything in their power to make your dog happy, and that includes tummy rubs. You can bring your own dog food, or he can use theirs.
This place is located at 230 Livingston Street. For the first 3 nights, price is $70, and if you want to send your furball of love on extended vacation it drops to $65.
Prior requirements: You will need to bring proof of current vaccinations and your dog license. Few days before boarding, your puppy should attend Meet and Greet, which takes around 15 minutes. For safety, aggressive dogs are not allowed. To make an appointment, just fill up this registration form.
Chasing Tails is daycare and boarding facility which was started by Matt Signorile. He harbors great love for doggies of all shapes and sizes, which really shows in this place. There are 2 boarding options you can choose from: private suites and communal sleeping. The private suite is best for dogs with special needs and those who don’t socialize very well. Your friend will get lots of one-on-one attention and will be walked 3 times a day, or more. A communal sleeping option lets your dog hang around with other furries, under constant supervision. Folks at chasing tails will make sure your dog has a heck of a time, just remember to bring in some extra snacks.
Prices differ, depending on if you take private suite ($80 per night) or communal experience ($65 per night). Chasing Tails is settled on 911 66th St. in Brooklyn.
Prior requirements: Your dog doesn’t have to be neutered or spayed, which is convenient. Before boarding, you will need to do a trial visit for a whole day, which costs 10 dollars. Dog should be vaccinated against DHPP, Rabies, and Bordetella.
Buddy’s Dog Den is another great place where your dog can rest from living in concrete jungle. It was founded by Lynne-Marrie, as it was her lifelong dream to care for dogs. She has a lot of experience as a walker, caretaker, and has even worked in a few shelters. All this experience gives me much trust in her abilities. Buddy’s Dog Den is a cage-free environment where your furry lover can rest knowing that he is safe. It is recommended that you bring what your dog usually eats, so there are no adverse reactions.
Boarding rate is $60 per night, drops to $55 if the puppy stays for more than a week. You can find this place on 429 Graham Ave, sandwiched between Frost and Withers.
Prior requirements: Your dog will need to pass a temperament test, and you’ll need to get proof of vaccinations (rabbies, Bordetella, and DHPP) . You can contact this organization to find out more.
10. The Green Pup
Next, we have a family-owned pet hotel – Green Pup. It operates on a huge 4000 sq ft surface, which gives your best friend plenty of space to explore and be amazed by. The floor is made of gentle rubber epoxy, which is here to protect your pet. For comfort, every room has an air-conditioning. If you want your dog to be treated like a king, the staff can give him a full bath, a massage, and even a new haircut! Since this is also a store, they can take care of your dogs feeding needs, as well. You can contact them here.
Location of Green Pup store is 544 Union Street. Boarding for every dog is $65 per night, with a 10% discount after the first 10 nights. For the weekend you will pay additional $5, and for holiday it jumps to $8.
Prior requirements: Aside from standard vaccines, your pet should also be on tick and heartworm prevention. The dog needs to be spayed/neutered.
Nancy Soyer has always felt a particular kind of love for dogs. That’s why she made dog walking her job all the way back in 1998. Brooklyn Dog Walk is a service for dog walking, sitting and boarding. This is an ethically run business, and as such there are no kennels and crates used, your doggo becomes a part of the family! She will get to know her caretakers on a very personal level. Just don’t look surprised if she doesn’t want to leave when you come to get her!
The Brooklyn Dog Walk is located on 319 Baltic St. The price for overnight boarding is $75.
Prior requirements: Vaccination for Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella. For additional info, you should contact the services.
ExclusiveK9 is a premium training and boarding service that was started by Mario Bardouille. He has over 20 years of experience as a behavioral consultant, so he is prepared for everything. If that is not enough for you, there is also a veterinarian on-call. Staff knows the importance of comfort, so your buddys routines will not be disrupted. Pick up and drop off is included for free, which is really convenient. Choose this service if you want for your friend to be treated like a star.
To find out rates, you will need to call 917-995-5476, or just come to their location (Hubbard PI).
Prior requirements: Standard vaccination for Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella.
In Home Pet Services was started in 2008 by Andrea Romero, as there were no good and reliable services around. She is experienced with many different animals, but her main passion is dogs. This place is a bit small, but what it surely doesn’t miss is love. Staff is trained in CPR and pet aid, so you are safe on this side. Your pup will enjoy himself running around and playing with his new friends.
You can find this place at 3617 Avenue Street. Prices are not listed on the website, so you will need to contact them.
Prior requirements: Up to date shot against Rabies, DHPP and Bortadella.
14. Paws In Paradise
Paws In Paradise have one main goal, which can be found in their name. This service was born in 2006 by Judy, who left her job to pursue this passion. Her idea was to provide grooming for your furries, but soon it evolved to include walking, daycare, sitting, and boarding – basically everything your pet might need. This service features 2 big play areas, plus a yard. If your dog is particularly energetic, he can hop on a treadmill and prove to everyone he is a real athlete. Your pet will be socialized with all others and is guaranteed to havea vacation of the lifetime.
Paws In Paradise can be found on 410 5th Ave. Boarding prices are based on the weight of your furry friend, and they range from $60 to $88 per night.
Prior requirements: If you have any questions, you can get them answered on this number: 718-768-1888. You will also need to fill out the enrolment application.
15. My Best Buddies
My Best Buddies pride themselves for being a stress-free dog haven. The staff offers a variety of services like grooming, washing, and boarding. He will be able to roam free and socialize with other furries. There is also an option to leave your dog in the safety of your home, and he will be provided for with meals, play, and long walks. Not bad at all!
My Best Buddies found its home at 8 Bay Ridge Avenue. 12-hour boarding costs $50, and the whole day is $70.
Prior requirements: For any questions, you will need to contact the organization.
Do you know of any other providers of dog boarding in Brooklyn, NYC? Please tell us about them in the comments box below!