Do you live in the heart of the Big Apple?
Are you planning a trip away from New York City and need somewhere to board your pooch?
Below we’ve featured 15 top providers of dog boarding in Manhattan.
Located just east of Greenwich Village, at 177 MacDougal Street, The Dog Wash and Doggie Daycare & Boarding NYC has been in operation for over 25 years. There are experienced, trained staff on site 24 hours per day to care for your canine companion in the daycare or overnight boarding programs. The facility is climate controlled and designed to meet NYC Board of Veterinary Health standards. Runs measure 4 x 8 feet and are carefully sterilized to prevent communicable diseases. This boarding kennel prides itself on having individual space for each dog, providing your pet with safe “den-like” accommodations. Pick up and drop off services are also available.
Standard pricing is $63 per night and includes meals and 3 walks per day in Washington Square Park. Multi dog and multi night discounts are in place and additional holiday charges and service add ons are also available.
Pre-Requirements: Overnight boarding’s is available to Manhattan residents only. All dogs must be vaccinated. Geriatric dogs and dogs with severe health issues are not accepted.
With communal space and activity for dogs that are social butterfly’s, and private relaxing space for your furry friend to enjoy quiet time, The New York Dog Spa and Hotel can accommodate all your dogs needs for play and peace! The facility is located just east of Chelsea, and north of the Flatiron District, at 32 West 25th Street. Overnight pups spend their days in the day care program with dogs of similar size and temperament, and night times in private sleeping quarters. Outdoor walks are available for an additional fee. The Kennel is staffed 24 hours a day, so your pup has access to round the clock care as needed. Doggie parents are welcome to tour the facility any time during their extended hours from 8 AM to 9PM, 365 days per year. The standard charge is $75 per night and food is included in that charge, or you can bring your pups own meals if you prefer. There is a $10 discount on bath and grooming services for overnight boarders, so you can economically arrange for your pup to come home smelling pretty.
Pre-Requirements: Dogs must be 5 months of age minimum and should be spayed or neutered by 8 months of age. Some exceptions can be made, call for more information. Dogs must be fully vaccinated.
Dog Days of New York was founded by a group of local dog owners to create a facility that reflected their shared belief in what a boarding facility should provide. The Dog Days of New York reflects these values by providing exercise and appropriate social groups in a supervised setting, natural light, daily walks, free access to water, and individual care and considerations. The facility provides a cage free setting with limited spots to prevent overcrowding. Located at 2581 Broadway, Dog Days of New York has the entire 2nd floor of the building, with just under 2500 square feet that features high ceilings, an open area with no blind spots to allow for easy supervision, hospital grade air filtration, and lots of light.
Overnight visiting pooches can look forward to at least 4 walks every 24 hours and access to communal day care play. Rates are $99 for non-members and $80 for members.
Pre-Requirements: All dogs must be fully vaccinated including Bordetella which must have been received within the past 6 months.
Cal 212-767-9022 for more information on requirements, pricing and to arrange a reservation.
Located on the Upper West Side at 664 Amsterdam Avenue, Playground Pups prides itself on providing a fun social environment for its canine visitors. The facility provides cage free boarding for those dogs that are comfortable sleeping with other pups, and crates with soft bedding for those that need a little more of a secure feeling at night. 24-hour supervision is provided, and dogs sleep with a handler in the same room. It is recommended that you bring your furry friends own food, as changes in diet can add stress to your pup, especially in a new environment. Overnight boarding dogs are taken for three walks per day and given a free bath and brush before they go home.
The standard price for overnight boarding is $84 per night, for more info on rates click the following link, https://playgroundpups.com/rates.
Pre-Requirements: Dogs over 7 months of age must be spayed or neutered. Dogs must be vaccinated for DHLPP, Rabies and Bordetella. Your dog should be on a preventative flea and heartworm program and be in good health. All doggie visitors must be non-aggressive, and well socialized.
Located on the corner of East 23rd Street and 1st Avenue in Manhattan, this facility features live cameras that can be accessed online, and indoor and outdoor runs. Playful pups staying overnight have access to the daycare facilities and are grouped with dogs of like temperament rather than size as some high energy, confident, small dogs may enjoy play with larger dogs and quiet, shy large dogs may be better suited to groups with other quiet pooches regardless of size. The facility is cage free and visiting canines are supervised 24 hours per day. Arrangements for medications and treatments can be made at no extra charge and comfy “Karunda” dog beds are provided for your dog to relax and rest. The basic price is $75 per day for overnight boarding. For more information and detailed prices check out the following link http://happydogsnyc.com/stuyvesant-town/prices-2.
Pre-Requirements: Dogs must be vaccinated with DHPP and Rabies. A Bordetella vaccine should have been administered within the last 6 months. Register online at https://form.jotform.com/201984299322058 and you will receive the facilities membership handbook. Once you have confirmed that you understand the handbook information, your furry friend can be scheduled for a free behavioral assessment that takes between one and two hours.
In 2010, the founder of Hotel Bark Avenue, Christoper Turi, was working on Wall street in the private banking industry when he decided it was time for a change. He decided he wanted to share his love of dogs and open a facility that provided high quality dog care and catered to residents on the Upper West and Upper East sides of Manhattan. The facility he established at 143 East and 103rd Street has 1500 square feet of indoor, and 1500 square feet of fenced, private, outdoor space for your furry friend to play in. Check out https://hotelbarkave.com/about-us/ for online videos of the Hotel Bark Avenue establishment and furry clients enjoying their stay. The basic price is $65 per night. For more detailed pricing click on the following link https://hotelbarkave.com/daycare-packages/
Pre-Requirements: Dogs coming to the Hotel Bark Avenue must be current on all vaccines especially Rabies, Distemper, Parvo and Bordetella. Dogs must be no more than 50 pounds, and spayed or neutered by the time they are 7 months old. Your dog must display no signs of aggression to people or other dogs and must undergo a trial day with temperament evaluation in the establishments daycare.
This kennel prides itself on providing a “comfy home like atmosphere”, with a cage free environment. Daycare, walking, and overnight boarding are all services provided. Cageless overnight boarding rates are $85 per night, and the facility is located at 234 E 75th Street in Manhattan. Dogs are supervised at play and direction to facilitate good social behavior is provided. The founders Max and Tamara and their son Justin run the kennel services together and made the decision to open their business in 2008 when they decided to use their extensive business knowledge and their love of dogs to provide services to Manhattan dog owners with a focus on social interaction. The facility has two large rooms for play with couches, toys, beds and live web cams.
Contact https://www.75paws.com/contact-us/ for information on pre-requirements and detailed pricing for services.
8. Wiggly Pups
The founders of Wiggly Pups are Katherine and Paul. Both worked for some of the best dog daycare and boarding facilities in New York before opening Wiggly Pups. Katherine has an education degree and specializes in grief counselling for pet loss and animal assisted therapy. She also has an MA in Animal Behavior and is a certified (CPDT APDT) animal trainer. Her education and experience have led her to developed “humane and holistic” method of training and animal care. Comfy beds are provided at night, and dogs sleep in a communal setting with an attendant supervising throughout the night. Webcams are available so you can watch your pup even while your away. Wiggly Pups is located at 152 B3 East 22nd Street in the beautiful Gramercy Park neighborhood. Prices are $85 per night, check out the following link http://www.wigglypups.com/rates/ for detailed pricing or contact them at http://www.wigglypups.com/contact-us/ for details on pre-requirements and to arrange for temperament testing, which can take up to 5 hours, and costs $30, prior to boarding at Wiggly Pups.
With five different locations in Manhattan, your pup is spoiled for choice, and you have several options depending on your location to choose a convenient facility. Overnight boarding pups spend the day in the daycare program facility and sleep in cage free sleeping quarters. There is 24-hour supervision and care on site, and the facility is designed to minimize disturbing sights, sounds and smells.
Click on the following link to choose a nearby location and obtain contact information for pricing and pre-requirements https://disfordoggy.com/locations/.
The registration form can be accessed at https://disfordoggy.com/registration/.
Paws Country Club was founded in 2003 and is a highly rated, New York Dog care facility, located at 301 West 113 Street, with experienced handlers and caregivers. Overnight canine guests receive four, 30 minute walks a day, with the option to have additional walks at an additional cost. While visiting this establishment your pup will receive play, exercise, and any required medications.
Pre-Requirements: Your furry friend must be a member to stay, memberships are $45 with discounts for multiple dogs, and prices range from $55 a night for small and medium dogs, to $65 plus for larger breeds and breeds deemed aggressive.
Contact them for more info at 212-501-8700, or on their contact page at the following link https://www.pawscountryclub.com/contact. Membership and boarding request forms can be found at https://www.pawscountryclub.com/boarding-agreement-form and https://www.pawscountryclub.com/boarding-agreement-form. More detailed requirements including vaccination and health requirements can be found in the membership agreements.
This cage and enclosure free boarding facility offers “free range boarding” where your pup can wander the facility, and play, rest, or just hang out on their own schedule. Dogs sleep wherever they choose, and comfy beds and blankets are provided. Staff is on site 24 hours a day and some pups like to snuggle with staff, other canine friends, or can choose a quiet spot of their own to sleep. The facility has two large play rooms with rubber flooring to protect joints and provide a non-slip surface so furry friends can play safely. There is 1700 square feet of indoor space, and 1300 square feet of outdoor space surfaced with K9 grass, an artificial turf that is sanitary. The facility is located at 220 Avenue B in New York and has live web cams so you can check out how your pooch is doing. The base price is $70 a day for boarding. Detailed pricing can be found at http://www.pawsandrelaxnyc.com/pricing.html.
Pre-requirements: All guest dogs must be fully vaccinated including a Bordetella vaccine within the last 6 months, and be healthy and neutered or spayed. Prospective guests need to complete relevant documents located at the following link http://www.pawsandrelaxnyc.com/Enrollment%20Form.pdf and provide proof of vaccination. Once forms and vaccination certificates have been received your dog can be scheduled for an interview to determine that they are suited to a cage free boarding environment.
For more information contact them using the following link http://www.pawsandrelaxnyc.com/contactus.html.
With 6 Manhattan locations, no matter where you and your furry friend reside you will find a facility nearby for your convenience. This kennel provides overnight boarding with 24 hour, on site supervision and webcams, so you can go online for a peak at your canine companions activities. Various facilities have indoor and outdoor space. Check out their locations at https://akccanineretreat.com/locations/ for more details, or call or email by checking out their contact page at https://akccanineretreat.com/contact-us/. Standard rates are $76 per night for members and $95 for non-members.
Pre-requirements: All boarders must be up to date on vaccinations including Bordetella.
13. Ruff Club
The Ruff Club is located at 34 Avenue A in the East Village. This is a unique, members only, social club with canine day care, boarding, and pick up and drop off services, that also hosts events for you and your furry friend. Webcams are available so you can check up on your canine companion. Click here to become a member http://ruffclub.com/application/. Standard overnight boarding fees are $95 day with 48-hour advanced notice.
Pre-requirements: Dogs must be vaccinated including Bordetella, and pass a temperament assessment to ensure they are well socialized and will fit in with the facilities programs.
Call them at 347-829-7833 or email email@example.com for more information.
Are there any other dog kennels or providers of dog boarding in Manhattan that you know about? Please tell us about them in the comments box below!
Laurie Haggart is a freelance writer living on a farm west of Edmonton, Alberta. She has previously worked as a veterinary assistant and currently writes pet-based web content. She enjoys rural life with her husband, grown children, dogs, cats, horses, beef cattle and one geriatric bunny rabbit!