Find a dog boarding services in Union City, NJ

Find dog boarding services in Union City, NJ

Find dog boarding services in Union City, NJ

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Top 10 dog boarding services in Union City, NJ

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Loving And Care Pet Grooming

Loving And Care Pet Grooming

New on HomeGuide
Serves Union City, NJ
Hi my name is Rogeria Santana I do Pet Grooming for 15 years. I love animals and I have my own store . Please check my store face book. Loving and care Pet Grooming
Edz Pet Walking

Edz Pet Walking

New on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
I am reliable and I do my own work with your pet unlike other services where they outsource it to others who you are not familiar with when you hire that person. I love working with your pets and also interacting with the owners who love their pets like I do.
Interdyne International K-9

Interdyne International K-9

5.0(4)
6 hires on HomeGuide
45+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
Andrea S. says, "Leaving Toby with k-9 was a very good experience. They were communicating everyday about how Toby was doing via text, photo and video. They also made some recommendations about maintaining his overall health. I could see Tony had a wonderful time. I would certainly recommend k-9 for any dog needing a home away from home. " Read more
Noah Arc

Noah Arc

4.5(2)
9+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
Mallory says, "Leila is very caring and loving to our 2 adult cats, and our guys took to her too. She is reliable and followed all instructions including administering medication. Leila also provided us with regular updates (texts and videos) and is welcome back in our home. Thank you Leila for taking care of our precious gifts." Read more
Skootee’s Pet Care Service

Skootee’s Pet Care Service

New on HomeGuide
11 hires on HomeGuide
30+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
I offer a loving,home-like setting for pet boarding and daycare.. There is an enclosed outdoor play yard for the dogs. Private room for cat boarding. Free pick up and return I love animals and the unconditional love they give us. It’s rewarding to provide quality care for pets, so their owners can be away from their pet and not worry!
America's Best Grooming

America's Best Grooming

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
Deliver extraordinary service. Address customer pain points, Do business differently than my competitors, Focus on a narrow niche Create a powerful offer or guarantee Create a memorable culture Create a cause marketing effort Become a social business
Working Paws Training Inc.

Working Paws Training Inc.

5.0Exceptional(8)
9+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
Jeffrey G. says, "They are very calm. They give us lots of good insights into our dog and how to work with him. We felt they understood him. They suggested we use puzzles to build his confidence and within 1 week he was much more confident around the house and people he did not know. " Read more
Mari’s Pet Care

Mari’s Pet Care

New on HomeGuide
Serves Union City, NJ
I’m a professional equestrian raised around animals mg whole life. I’m experienced with house pets and exotic pets and love each of em equally! Red Cross Pet First Aid certified. I’ve had 7 dogs, 3 cats, a bird, a guinea pig, a bunny, a monkey, 5 horses, and 2 ponies:) I love my job, I honestly don't think I could've found a better fit for me! Animals are what I love most in the world and it's such a blessing being able to not only take care of them all day, but also get paid for it? Sign me up!...
Canis Majors

Canis Majors

New on HomeGuide
3 hires on HomeGuide
26+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
We don't make your dog fit into a cookie cutter program, we find the program that fits your dog and you best! Have you been told or think your dog can't be trained? Every dog is different, we specialize in finding what works, because we know EVERY dog can be trained. With nearly 30 years of experience, we've rehabilitated and trained dogs for everything from mobility service to separation anxiety to just great pet!
Cuddles 'n Kisses Pet Care

Cuddles 'n Kisses Pet Care

New on HomeGuide
4 hires on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Union City, NJ
Cuddles 'n kisses petcare is your one stop location for pet services. Everyone employed here is passionate in their love for animals. We cater to each clients individual needs. My name is Carol Ann and I am the owner of Cuddles 'N Kisses Pet Care. ​ I have had a passionate love for animals since I can remember. Seven years ago I decided to work full time caring for them. I have never been happier. I live in the Inwood section of Manhattan with my Goldendoodle, Charly. He is a big, goofy, friendly fellow who enjoys playing host to the doggies I board. Everyone goes for an hour long walk midday in either Inwood Hill Park or Fort Tryon Pa...

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 Union City dog boarding services

Recent success stories from people in the Union City area.
Jennifer H.
Bruce was thorough, professional and patient with me and my dog. An amazing trainer.
Interdyne International K-9
Mallory
Very professional
Noah arc
Scott J.
Very professional and knows what they are doing always recommend them to anyone that asks
Working Paws Training Inc.
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