3 Dog Daycares in NYC You’ll Love


3 Dog Daycares in NYC You’ll Love

Finding the right dog daycare near you can be a huge relief in the city. Rather than leaving fido locked up all day in the apartment, they can hang with other pups and be tuckered out by the time you get home.

We've put together a top 3 list of the best dog daycare centers in New York City that you should check out. Find the best one near you and you'll have a weight lifted off your shoulders, not to mention a very happy dog!


The Highest Rated Doggy Daycare in West Village - City Tails NYC

55 Leroy St
New York, NY 10014

City Tails is a full-service dog day care center and dog walking business. It is family owned and operated. Their cage-free center is perfect for pets that want to roam around and play freely with other dogs. The City Tails staff provides regular relief walks and plenty of belly rubs and attention. There are multiple rooms for dogs depending on size and temperment. The staff also keeps an eye out and reinforces good behavior from attendees.

Day Care Hours:

Weekdays ⇨ 8 AM - 7 PM
Weekends ⇨ 9 AM - 6 PM

Google Review Highlights:

"I loved this place! It was my first time to use a dog daycare service and I was worried to leave my 6 months old French Bulldog but everything turned out AMAZING! Joel was sending me pictures and videos so I would know for sure that my baby is ok, playing and having fun. I’m definitely going to use City Tails again and again."

"We love City Tails!!! They take such good care of my dog and are so flexible with my schedule! Whenever we're a couple of blocks away, my dog starts sprinting towards them, he loves it so much. And they send pictures and videos throughout the day so I can see how much fun my dog has! I highly recommend to anyone who wants their dog to have a great day."

"I've been using City Tails for 8 years for our Chocolate Lab, Kirby. The owners and all their employees are so wonderful. They are so reliable, trustworthy and professional. They can even were able to help us out with last minute requests which was a huge sigh of relief so many occasions. Trust me....you won't be disappointed. A true gem in the West Village"

Special Requirements:

All dogs must be fully vaccinated with proof of Bordetella, DHPP (distemper/parvo) and Rabies. If they are not vaccinated, we can still make house visits and play with your pup one-on-one.

Other Pet Services:

Dog Walking
Overnight Boarding
In-Home Puppy Care

Dog Day Care Upper West Side

The Most Rated Dog Daycare in Upper West Side - Dog Days of New York

2581 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Dog Days of New York is a cage-free facility that puts an emphasis on making sure your dog has a great time while you're busy working. Conveniently located in the Upper West Side, Dog Days of New York was founded by local residents and dog owners who as a group decided to create a dog care facility for local dogs and dog owners that reflected what they wanted in a dog care facility and not just what was available. Their daycare facility is open from 7:30 am until 7:30 pm every day and dogs that are staying for a full day can be dropped off or picked up anytime during that time. If you live in the Upper West Side, stop by and check them out!

Day Care Hours:

Weekdays & Weekends ⇨ 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Google Review Highlights:

"Dog Days of New York has great daycare, boarding, and grooming services. We've been so happy with the care our dog has received there. We know she's always in good hands at Dog Days."

"Wonderful place!!! Incomparable friendly and caring staff. My dog drags me over there every day. He loves it!!! I would recommend them to anyone. I've been taking my dog there for years."

"Dog Days is a friendly, neighborhood business. Whenever we get near it on a walk, my dog starts to pull on the leash thinking that we’re going. And Anna, the dog groomer, is fantastic!"

Special Requirements:

A vaccine certificate from your vet is required prior to your pet’s arrival showing current vaccinations against rabies, distemper/parvo, and bordetella

Space is limited so reservations are required.

Other Pet Services:

Dog Training
Dog Overnight
Dog Grooming


Newest Dog Daycare Worth Checking Out in Brooklyn - DIGS Hotel Spa & Daycare

238 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

DIGS just opened in September and is off to an amazing start. Their huge, 5,000 sq/ft daycare facility is clean, bright, and full of furry friends. The staff is certified in pet first aid and CPR and loves what they do. DIGS offers a wide array of pet services designed with luxury and pampering in mind. We highly recommend you give them a visit if you're in the area. Tell them we sent you.

Day Care Hours:

Monday - Thursday ⇨ 7 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday & Saturday ⇨ 10 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday ⇨ Closed

Google Review Highlights:

"This place is amazing! I've been bringing my ridgeback here for doggy day care over the last few weeks and he's loving it. There's cameras setup all over the facility where we can watch how he's doing."

"Oh man, my Lulu Bear LOVES Digs. Loves it. She goes crazy every single time I bring her, and if I even walk by she tries to go inside."

"I started taking my 6 year old pup to Digs and she absolutely loves it. She pulls me during half of the walk to get there! The facility is super clean and well maintained"

Special Requirements:

These vaccines are required for daycare: Rabies, Distemper combination, Bordetella, Flu. Also, a Negative fecal test is required every six months.

All guests over 6 months must be spayed and neutered.

A social evaluation must be completed prior to joining.

Other Pet Services:

Dog Boarding
Dog Walking

Final Thoughts

We hope you find this listing of dog daycares in NYC useful. If you are ever in the West Village, stop by and say hi. We'd love to meet you and your k-9 companion. If you have another dog daycare that you'd like to mention, feel free to leave it in the comments below.

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