If you’re one of many looking for somewhere to send your pup to let out their energy and socialize (or so you can get some work done), then you're in luck! Day cares* are great if you work from home and need a pup break, or if you’re back at the office and don’t want to leave your dog at home. There are truly so many in Dallas it can be overwhelming, but we’ve rounded up our favorites!

*Most of these places also offer overnight boarding if you have a trip coming up so check out their websites!

Updated May 2022


 

 

Dallas Dog Daycare and Boarding

Dallas Dog Daycare and Boarding

Dallas Dog Daycare and Boarding is a half-acre dog oasis conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Dallas Love Field, so you can hold on to your pup as long as possible before jetting away! Their 2,500 square feet of indoor play space and 5,000 square feet of outdoor play space offer interactive environments for your furry friend to enjoy a vacation of their own. Dogs who are under 100 pounds, are social, and are fixed can enjoy boarding, daycare, and baths here, and pricing varies based on dog and packages.You can rest assured that your pup is safe and happy with their 24/7 on-site managertheir hotel suites and even their fully furnished luxury VIP suites!

$30/DAY, $45/NIGHT

LOVE FIELD | DIRECTIONS

 

Dogtopia

Dogtopia

Dogtopia aims to raise the standard for dog care facilities by providing your pup the love and care you would provide in your home. They emphasize the importance of socialization with other dogs through their daycare service, which compliments their spa services, boarding, and webcam access. Canine coaches supervise the dogs while they play with their new "BFFF's" (best furry friends forever) in their 1,063 to 1,707 square feet rooms that are designated to appropriate dogs according to size and temperament. They also have long hours to accomodate busy schedules.

$30/DAY 

FARMER'S BRANCH | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Dogtopia


 

Lakeside Paws 

Lakeside Paws

Dogs can learn, stay, and play at Lakeside Paws! This facility offers training aimed at enhancing your relationship with your dog in addition to boarding and play time. While your pup is playing, the trainers will personalize demands that will push your pup mentally and physically. They also have nap time from noon to 2 everyday, and pups can have pool access on request. This sophisticated spot is founded on structured play, resource foundation, and pack mentality.

$40/DAY 

FRISCO | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Lakeside Paws


 

Castle Creek Pet Resort & Spa

Castle Creek Pet Resort & Spa

This 13,000 sq. ft. dog haven is situated on a family owned horse ranch! While the pups have extensive space outdoors to run and play, rest assured they are kept safe by high security fencing. They have 42 indoor suites each with access to a private covered patio. To pamper you pet even more, purchase one of the spa packages to ensure your pup comes home clean and styled! 

$35/DAY 

MCKINNEY | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Castle Creek Pet Resort & Spa


 

Classy Canine Daycare

Classy Canine Daycare

Classy Canine Daycare is on a mission to provide the best dog daycare for your pup when you can't. Their park is over 6,000 sq. ft. large and includes private suites and three main rooms for your pups to play. They have rubber gym flooring rather than concrete, keeping your furry friend's joints and and bones healthy. Not only can you drop off your dog for the day, but you can also get them groomed, boarded, or treated to a spa service! Plus the facility has cameras, so can keep an eye on your pup from your smart phone while you're away.

$25/DAY 

NORTH DALLAS | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Classy Canine Daycare


 

BARKING HOUND VILLAGE 

BARKING HOUND VILLAGE

This day care (and boarding) is has 2 locations in Dallas and is super popular due to their spacious indoor and outdoor areas. The day care separates the dogs by size and temperament so you can rest assured knowing your dog is playing well with others. The staff is also extremely hands-on with the pets and continuously uploads pictures and videos throughout the day on their social channels.

$30/DAY

DALLAS CENTRAL | DALLAS

photo courtesy of Barking Hound Village


 

CAMP BOW WOW

CAMP BOW WOW

Camp Bow Wow is a premier day care with locations across the country, including more than 10 in metroplex! This can be super helpful if you plan on dropping your fur baby at different locations, or if you maybe need a day care when you’re out of town. They’re also known for having a live web cam so you can check on your pup any second of the day!

$26/DAY + FIRST DAY FREE

RICHARDSON

photo courtesy of Camp Bow Wow


 

ABBIE'S DOG HOUSE ON BELMONT

ABBIE'S DOG HOUSE

If you’re looking for a more “boutique” experience for your pup, Abbie’s Dog House on Belmont is a great option. They have a large outdoor area and no cages. The day care is more of a park with baby pools, picnic tables, and tons of shade. Every dog gets a free2-hour trial so you can see how they love it, and they also offer half-day and full-day day care options! Another great service is the taxi service where they can pick up and drop off your pup if you go to work early or stay late! Abbie’s Dog House also has a location on Maple.

$27/DAY

CITYPLACE | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Abbie's Dog House


 

DOG CITY

DOG CITY

This state-of-the-art facility is in the heart of Victory Park. Dog City offers half and full day care with a 4 luxurious indoor areas with comfy dog beds and structures to climb, jump, and and play on. Your pup will play all day long, receive healthy snacks, and play with other pups of the same temperament. They also provide a web cam as well!

CALL FOR PRICING

VICTORY PARK | DIRECTIONS 

photo courtesy of Dog City


 

PAW LOFTS

PAW LOFTS

Paw Lofts is in the Medical District and provides 6 separate indoor and outdoor play areas based on your pup’s size and personality. The play area is made of turf and rubber flooring to ensure a safe environment for playing! They also have specialty suites if you choose a more luxurious stay for your pet. The suites offer a more private experience or if your dog would prefer to relax rather than play all day. They also offer a pick up and drop off service!

$28.95+ /DAY

MEDICAL DISTRICT | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Paw Lofts


 

SMART DOG

SMART DOG

Located on the Trinity River, Smart Dog is a smaller day care with a customized facility. Your dog receives a complimentary day of day care so the staff can thoroughly observe your pup’s needs and temperament. Your pup can choose to roam the facility, be a couch potato, or play with their friends on the turf grounds!

$24/DAY, $14/HALF DAY + COMPLIMENTARY FIRST TIME

DOWNTOWN | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Smart Dog


 

DOG HOUSE ON THE TRAIL

DOG HOUSE ON THE TRAIL

Another great option for energetic dogs is the Dog House On The Trail near Knox/Henderson. The day care has several indoor playrooms, a large backyard for fetch, and even treadmills for those pups with endless energy! On warm days, your dog can take a dip in the baby pool. This day care is great for dogs who want to play in smaller groups and also receive individual attention from staff members.

$15-25/DAY

FITZHUGH | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Dog House on the Trail

 

Thank you to Dallas Dog Day Care and Boarding for sponsoring this article!


 

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