The 10 Best Dog Kennels in Massachusetts!

Whether you reside in Massachusetts or are coming for a visit, there are times when Fido can’t go along on your day—or longer—excursions. Rest assured there are plenty of safe, clean places to plant your pooch. The following 10 are deemed among the best dog kennels in the Bay State. 

1. Boston Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa, Boston, MA

A state of the art facility located just a half-mile from Boston Medical Center, Boston Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa is an excellent place to board your dog—whether for the day or for a longer stay. Staff are onsite around the clock, and their services include an indoor pool, veterinary care and chiropractic care. They will even pick up and drop off your dog.

2. Doggone Walking and Pet Services, Charlestown, MA

If you need your dog (or cat!) boarded, or perhaps just walked, then Doggone Walking and Pet Services is for you. A vet tech makes regular visits, and the business is highly recommended by the Better Business Bureau.

3. Emma Marie’s Grooming & Daycare LLC, Mattapoisett, MA

Featuring supervised exercise and socialization, Emma Marie’s Grooming & Daycare LLC will take good care of your dog (and cat) in a climate controlled boarding facility. Meds will be safety administered to overnight guests or dogs enrolled in the daycare program.

4. Neighborhood Pet Care, Rehoboth, MA

Celebrating nine years in business, Neighborhood Pet Care will board your dog overnight or include him or her in their doggie daycare program. They will pick up and drop off your dog if that helps, and they also feature grooming, dog training classes, and adventure walks.

5. Paws in Play, Canton, MA

In addition to providing a dog taxi, Paws in Play will board your furry friend, groom him, train him, keep him overnight, and welcome him into their doggie daycare program. Supplies like food, bedding, treats, and toys are available for purchase on site.

6. Simply Canine, Reading, MA

Featuring a doggie daycare and training services, Simply Canine also offers overnight boarding of your dog or cat in staff member’s homes. They also offer the option of staff members staying in your home with your dog or cat.

7. Special K Kennels, Marston Mills, MA

Offering a large play area, Special K Kennels features short and long-term boarding. In addition to your dog, they will board your cat, birds, turtles, hamsters, and more. Grooming and doggie daycare is available as well. They are also recommended by the Better Business Bureau. 

8. Fall River Animal Hospital, Fall River, MA

Yes, Fall River Animal Hospital is a full-care pet hospital, but they also offer boarding in their facility. Arrange to have routine veterinarian care done while your dog is staying there.

9. Four Leggers Doggie Daycare, Beverly, MA

Welcoming a limit of 80 dogs per day into their doggie daycare program, Four Leggers Doggie Daycare also provides boarding services. Staff members take dogs into their own homes for overnight stays, and bring them back to the daycare during the daytime.

10. Waggerz’ Lounge, Worcester, MA

In business since 2011, Waggerz’ Lounge offers doggie daycare, grooming, and boarding services. Some members of the staff are experienced dog trainers, so inquire about that if Fido needs some work on his manners.

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