Find a dog boarding services in Costa Mesa, CA

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Top 10 dog boarding services in Costa Mesa, CA

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Lori’s Savvy Sitting Service

Lori’s Savvy Sitting Service

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
I (and my whole family) have been blessed with fantastic pets my whole life. I’ve helped deliver pups and kitties, and taken care of them very well. I’ve watched pets for family and friends, and decided to branch out, and watch other people’s pets. I’m trustworthy, and animals tend to love me! Give me a chance to earn your trust, and let me work for you!
SeaGate Veterinary Hospital - Care Our Pets Inc.

SeaGate Veterinary Hospital - Care Our Pets Inc.

5.0(2)
48+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
Sherry A. says, "Very Caring & knowledgeable Vet Dr. & technicians. They have full refund policy which we have never used since their service is really good. We recommend them to anyone looking for a good reliable caring place for their vets. Their price is also reasonable. " Read more
A&S Pet Grooming Mobile & Boarding

A&S Pet Grooming Mobile & Boarding

4.0(4)
2 hires on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
Joseph W. says, "The best pet groomer. They are very professional and most importantly my dog comes out with the perfect hair cut and a wonderful bow around her neck."" Read more
The Tail Collective

The Tail Collective

5.0(1)
3+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
Lucy L. says, "They're so personable and open. They explain everything so well with their training methods and philosophy. It made sense to me and I wasn't confused with anything that they explained and showed me. " Read more
L&T Quality Care

L&T Quality Care

New on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
We specialize in traveling with pets and have multi day trips to get them to their homes. No matter if we are on the road, in our home or in your home, we offer the same full coverage insurance, communication, experience and more! We love spending time with pets that love us back! The cuddles, slobbery kisses, feisty cats and unique animals are all worth it! They each have a different personality and make everyday different and fun for us.
Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
I love dogs. My dog and I would LOVE to hang with yours! Long hikes, walks, cuddles, toys, treats, and lots of love. I have 3+ years of experience with dog care. Looking forward to seeing your pup!
Troop K-9 Care

Troop K-9 Care

New on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
I love helping owners nature and grow a strong bond with their dog.
Vintage

Vintage

New on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
Text for booking. 629-238–9376 I’m a very friendly person, and love the interaction between clients, getting to know who they are and create a comfortable environment to communicate and interact with. I’m very patient and a great listener.
Grand Pet Care

Grand Pet Care

New on HomeGuide
53+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
All-In-One Pet Service Facility... Pet Hospital, Grooming and Boarding all under the same WOOF!
Pet Care Dogs And Cats

Pet Care Dogs And Cats

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Costa Mesa, CA
I love all animals! I had three cats now I have 2 so if any dogs we're gonna stay at my place I have a one bedroom condo I could handle a dog if used to cats but, I can feed dogs or cats at yr home if needed. If away I can keep the dog at my place. I will love them as if they were mine. I am retired now and enjoy hanging out with my cats and want to do part-time work with animals and make me very happy!

Your dog boarding questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

What is dog boarding?

It happens to the best of us—we have to go out of town or work on a big job and there’s no one to look after the dog. Thankfully, there are a fair number of dog boarding opportunities for your dog near your home. Dog boarding kennels provide your dog a safe and secure place to call their home away from home while you are away. Dog boarding is sometimes accompanied by other services, such as dog training and dog grooming.

How much does dog boarding cost?

Dog boarding costs $40 a night on average, depending on where you live, the size of your dog, and how long of a stay your pet needs. While the cost of boarding your dog may depend on a number of circumstances, most companies charge per day and/or night. Overall, you can expect the range to be between $25 and $85 each night.

What vaccinations do dogs need for boarding?

Dogs need proof of Distemper, Parvo and Bordetella (kennel cough) annually and Rabies every 1-3 years. Puppies must be 10 days past their final round of distemper/parvo vaccination before kennels will accept them for boarding. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.

How old does a dog have to be for boarding?

For all breeds of dogs, most dog kennels require the dog to be at least 4 months old (12 to 16 weeks) old. This is because all certified kennels require incoming puppies to have had their first round of adult shots at 12 weeks, followed by the second round at around 16 weeks.

What do I need to take my dog to the kennel?

When preparing to take your dog to the kennel, remember to:

  1. Be up to date on their vaccinations. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding.
  2. Pack plenty of your dog’s usual food for the length of their stay.
  3. Pack any medications or supplements that your dog may need.
  4. Pack your dog's leashes.
  5. Write a list of any special instructions you may have for your kennel regarding feeding times, portions for food, your local vet's phone number, and where you can be reached.
  6. Don't forget to pack your dog's favorite toys. An old t-shirt that smells like you can also make for a great cuddle toy!

What is the difference between dog sitting and boarding?

The difference between dog sitting and boarding is the length of stay and attention of care. Dog boarding is like a hotel, where it's typically an overnight stay at a kennel where your dog is around other dogs. On the other hand, a dog sitter will watch your pet at either their or your home, or they may just stop by to care for your pets two or three times per day.

While in-home dog care might feel uncomfortable to some because of giving a stranger access to your home, having someone stop by can be much less intimidating for the dog than having to stay in a crate or small room overnight with other dogs around. If you are one of those dog owners who would rather your dog be in his or her own home while you are out of town, you may want to check out local dog sitters near you.

How long before boarding does dog need a Bordetella shot?

In general, puppies can receive injectable Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccines between 6 and 8 weeks of age and booster shots when they're 10 to 12 weeks old. Adult dogs generally need booster vaccines for Bordetella in intervals of six months to a year. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.

Reviews for Costa Mesa dog boarding services

Recent success stories from people in the Costa Mesa area.
Sherry A.
Very Caring
SeaGate Veterinary Hospital - Care Our Pets Inc.
Chante
Chante “LOVE the care & attention my cat was given! The cut was done beautifully as well.”
A&S Pet Grooming Mobile & Boarding
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