If you’re looking for doggie daycare in Maine, below we’ve featured 15 top providers across the state.
1. Camp Bow Wow (Portland, Maine)
Camp Bow Wow offers daycare for dogs right across the Portland area. Your dog will enjoy a climate-controlled play yard to explore and burn off some energy in, and you can even watch your pup while you’re out running chores or at work using the live camera system. The “Certified Camp Counselors” are certified in pet first aid and CPR for dogs and will care for your dog all day long – keeping them active, social, safe, and most importantly – happy. All dogs visiting Camp Bow Wow are screened to ensure they are sociable, spayed or neutered, and vaccinated for your peace of mind.
Services: When in daycare at Camp Bow Wow, your dog will enjoy all-day play, spacious play yards, check-in/out anytime during camp hours, live webcams, medicine administration if necessary, and pet first aid and CPR certified counselors. Daycare for one dog for one day costs $30. Contact Camp Bow Wow to learn more.
2. Bangor Pet Resort & Spa (Bangor, Maine)
Bangor Pet Resort & Spa is located in Bangor, Maine, and offers doggie daycare, boarding, and luxurious grooming packages. The resort offers classy, spacious play areas for your pup and plenty of activities to keep them occupied. There’s soothing music, aromatherapy to relax your pup, and plenty of love from the experienced dog-sitters.
Services: At Bangor Pet Resort & Spa, your pup can enjoy unlimited playtime from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, access to the 2500 square foot playroom (with 10 skylights, 4 ceiling fans, and radiant heat), full supervision all day, and plenty of time to socialize with other dogs. Half-day daycare is available for $13, and full-day for $20. Contact Bangor Pet Resort & Spa to learn more.
3. Shangri-La Kennels (Auburn, Maine)
Shangri-La Kennels is a family-owned and operated business in Auburn, Maine, that has been serving the community for almost 40 years. When your pup is in daycare at Shangri-La Kennels, their safety is the number one priority of all the staff on-site. Your dog will receive constant supervision and care throughout their stay and may even make some new friends – two-legged AND four-legged.
Services: Daycare at Shangri-La Kennels includes 24-hour on-site supervision and care, an individual indoor 6’ x 6’ pen connecting to a covered outdoor run, or indoor pens for dogs with medical issues or other special needs, walks, and individual playtime. Dogs do not interact with each other on-site. Contact Shangri-La Kennels to learn more.
4. Dinky Dogs (Portland, Maine)
Dinky Dogs offers doggie daycare with a difference. Rather than being cooped up for the day, your pup will be out having a whole lot of adventures. Dinky Dogs offers field trips for dogs, including hiking, playing on the beach, special events, and exploring the park. They also offer grooming so that you can get your dog cleaned up from their big adventure before pick-up, and even fun photo packages so you can see the mischief your pup got up to.
Services: The midday dog walking adventure costs $28 and includes pick up and drop off from your home/work, playing on the beach, hiking, and lunch. This lasts between 90 minutes and 4 hours. The adventure day also costs $28 and includes a day of hiking, swimming, relaxing, snacking, and field trips to dog-friendly events. Contact Dinky Dogz to learn more.
5. Country Kennel (Bangor, Maine)
Country Kennel is a great place to take your pup if you want them to spend a day socializing and having fun. Located in Bangor, Maine, Country Kennel provides a comfortable and safe location for your dog to spend the day making new friends. They will have plenty of space to exercise and run around, and there is a separate facility providing daycare for small dogs and puppies.
Services: For medium/large dogs, toys are provided in the large exercise yards and there is also a kiddie pool that they can splash around in when weather permits. Daycare costs $20 for a full day, or you can purchase a prepaid daycare card that entitles you to 10 visits for $180. For small dogs/puppies, daycare is 100% supervised and includes lots of areas for napping, a large fenced-in play yard, and ample natural light. Grooming services are also available for an additional charge. Contact Country Kennel to learn more or to schedule a tour of the facility.
6. Mutty Paws Academy (Scarborough, Maine)
At Mutty Paws Academy, your pup can enjoy a relaxing, upscale experience for the day while also learning a new trick or two. Located in Scarborough, Maine, Mutty Paws Academy has a brand-new, cutting-edge facility that has been specifically designed with the safety and happiness of your pet in mind, and can offer advanced learning as well as playing.
Services: Mutty Paws Academy offers small group sizes, enrichment activities, snacks, rest times, adequate supervision, and training in sitting, staying, walking with a leash, manners, and exercise. A range of additional enrichment activities are offered depending on what you would like your dog to learn. Daily daycare is $39, or $36 with a membership. Contact Mutty Paws Academy to learn more.
7. Happy Paws Unleashed (Lewiston, Maine)
At Happy Paws Unleashed, your pup will enjoy a relaxing day full of fun activities in Lewiston, Maine. With plenty of space to play, a turfed yard for safety, and lots of time to socialize, your pup will be completely worn out by the time they make it home. Plus, every dog enrolled in daycare at Happy Paws Unleashed is eligible for a free nail trim.
Services: Daycare at Happy Paws Unleashed includes a full day of exercise, attention from professional staff, socialization, supervised play, separate areas for large and small dogs, qualified trainers on-site, and large outdoor fenced areas. Daycare is available by the hour for $10, or up to five hours for $21, or all day (up to 12 hours) for $28. Contact Happy Paws Unleashed to learn more.
8. Green Acres Kennel Shop (Bangor, Maine)
Green Acres Kennel Shop dates all the way back to 1965 and has been serving Bangor, Maine, and the surrounding areas ever since. Green Acres offers daycare, boarding, and grooming for dogs, as well as behavioral consultations for both cats and dogs, plus a store packed with nutritious pet food and quality supplies for your pup.
Services: Daycare services at Green Acres include supervised, off-leash exercise and socialization, human contact from quality pet care technicians, spacious indoor runs (no crates), two twenty-minute playtime sessions in groups (fully supervised), and healthy snacks. Daycare is available for $27 per day (or $51 per day for two dogs). Contact Green Acres Kennel Shop to learn more.
9. The Doggie Cottage – Scarborough (Scarborough, Maine)
The Doggie Cottage has been providing pups all through the Scarborough area with quality doggie daycare for over 20 years. Dogs enjoy action-packed adventure-filled days, leaving them happy and tired when they are collected by you at the end of a fun day. Your pup will enjoy personalized daycare, safe play areas, indoor and outdoor time, and so much more.
Services: At The Doggie Cottage, daycare includes 6-8 hours of exercise and socialization, a range of activities including swimming, kickball, tug of war, and nature walks, designated nap times, indoor playtime, TV/movies, relaxation, music, and lots of love. Daycare is available for $28 for a full day, or $23 for a half-day.
10. Roscoe’s Bed and Bark (Portland, Maine)
Roscoe’s Bed and Bark offers daycare and boarding to dogs in Portland, Maine, and its surroundings. The staff at Roscoe’s are committed to ensuring your pup has a safe and fun time during their stay, and always go out of their way to please their guests. They keep the ratio of dogs to staff very low so that your pup gets more personalized care and attention from the staff, who are all animal first aid and CPR trained.
Services: At Roscoe’s, your pup can enjoy 24/7 supervision, individualized care, group settings with dogs of a similar temperament and energy level, and more. You can enjoy flexible pick up and drop off times, webcam footage of your pup, and the peace of mind that they are in good hands. Half-day (less than five hours) daycare is available for $29, full-day for $36. Contact Roscoe’s Bed and Bark to learn more.
11. Munster Abbey Kennels (Lewiston, Maine)
Munster Abbey Kennels offers daycare for pups all over the Lewiston, Maine area. The team strives to provide the best quality care to every dog they are looking after and to create a safe, relaxed setting that will keep both you and your dog at ease during their stay. The owners and employees alike have many years of experience in the pet care industry and are very highly rated in the community of Lewiston.
Services: Daycare at Munster Abbey Kennels includes a comfortable, climate-controlled environment, indoor and outdoor individual pens, large play/exercise areas, toys provided, and no crating. Contact Munster Abbey Kennels for information regarding pricing or to learn more about their doggie daycare facilities.
12. Carden Kennels (Bangor, Maine)
If you’re looking for a top-quality daycare facility for your pup in the Bangor, Maine area, don’t look past Carden Kennels. They have so much room for your pup to roam around in that they won’t want to come home, and also offer activities, scheduled play sessions, and more.
Services: At Carden Kennels, your pup will enjoy large, safe enclosures, playtime with dogs of a similar temperament, trained dog-lovers to care for them, lunch and nap breaks for puppies, small group play for timid pets, and more. Hours are 7:15 am to 5:30 pm, and half-day rates are available for daycare of five hours or less. Contact Carden Kennels to learn more.
13. Happy Tails (Portland, Maine)
According to their motto, Happy Tails has been “helping tails wag since 2003”. With two locations in Portland, Maine, this daycare facility will keep your dog entertained, exercised, socialized, and safe for the day, leaving you with the peace of mind you need to go about your business. The first location, Happy Tails, is geared towards larger dogs, whereas small pups can experience more specialized treatment at the sister location, Tiny Tails.
Services: Tiny Tails offers outdoor play yards with small kiddie pools, shade tents, fun obstacles, and more, as well as inside play areas, rest breaks, and snack breaks. Happy Tails offers 6 large outdoor yards plus indoor play space, group play with dogs of similar size and temperament, staff supervision, break times, and meals. At both locations, half-day daycare (up to 5 hours) is available for $25, full-day for $32. Contact Happy Tails to learn more.
14. Dog Paws Inn (Scarborough, Maine)
The Dog Paws Inn has been caring for pups throughout Scarborough, Maine for almost 20 years. One of the best things about this doggie daycare spot is that they are small – they accept only 20 dogs at a time to ensure that each pup gets the personalized attention and love they need and deserve. Dogs play together in groups that are carefully assembled so that dogs of the same size, personality, and energy level are together, and playtime is always supervised by trained, professional employees.
Services: Daycare at The Dog Paws Inn includes supervised playtime, lunch breaks, plenty of toys, and lots of love from the dog first aid certified employees. Daycare is available for $32 per day.
15. Wagon Tails Farm (Lewiston, Maine)
At Wagon Tails Farm your pup can enjoy lots of loving playtime at an affordable price. With over 7000 square feet of heated indoor space, and an enormous 18,000 square feet of fenced, outdoor space, you don’t need to worry about your pup getting bored during their stay. Your dog will love playing, socializing, and getting up to some serious mischief in all that space.
Services: Your dog will enjoy playtime, rest time, training, and exercises to improve their patience and listening skills, kennel games, command training, and individual play sessions. Daycare scheduled 48 hours or more in advance is $25, walk-in daycare is $30. Contact Wagon Tails Farm to learn more.
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