Going Away - Hotels, Resorts & Dog Boarding Facilities, Dog Kennels and Pet Sitters in Vancouver and the Whistler area

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Vancouver Dog Boarding Facilities, Dog Kennels and Pet Sitters in the Vancouver area

A Capable Dog
Surrey, BC
Tel: 778-847-3980
Web: www.acapabledog.com
Email: info@acapabledog.com
Overnight Care in our home (add on daily hikes too!) Feel secure knowing that when you have to leave your dog(s) for business or vacation,  A Capable Dog will provide safe and professional overnight care in our home for as long as you need it. While in our home your dog will receive all the attention and companionship that he/she is used to without the added stress of traditional kennels. Our 4 fully fenced exercise areas ensure your dog is matched with appropriate playmates or if you prefer, has an exercise area to themselves.During the day your dog will receive:
- Undivided attention and care
- Playtime - lots of playtime!
- Leash Walks to the local parks and other interesting sights
- Medicine intake if needed
- Feeding as per your usual schedule, (raw or otherwise)
We will happily pick up and drop off your pet for you as well. Most areas are between $35 and $45 each way - Makes things super convenient
Ask us about daily hikes as well! Please book as far ahead as possible as there is limited availability and we book up quickly.

A Country Ranch in Central Squamish
1032 Finch Drive
Squamish, BC
Tel: 1-866-331-7706
Doggy day care, overnight boarding with certified dog trainer Tiffany Wall. Located exactly 1 Km from Highway 99, midway between Vancouver and Whistler. Lush, spacious, double fenced yards. Dogs treated as part of the family. Catered to according to their individual needs. Access to the family house and large, cosy, climate controlled shelters. Tiffany Wall, professional dog trainer since 1994, experienced in a wide variety of training methods, has worked on over a hundred film and television projects including "Lassie" and "The Grinch". Training methods that enhance the relationship between you and your dog through playful interaction and positive reinforcement.

A Dogs Life K9 Centre
24243 0 Ave
Langley, BC
Tel: 604-510-3618
Web: www.adogslifek9centre.ca
Email: adogslife@shaw.ca
A Dogs Life is a home away from home for your furry friends. Located on a nine-acre farm in South Langley, we offer boarding and daycare for dogs and cats, along with training services, grooming options, and a quality retail selection. WHAT SETS US APART? Radiant floor heating throughout FRP panels and tempered glass doors in our dog and cat runs allow for a healthier, cleaner environment 8000 sqft outdoor play yard 7200 sqft facility built with the animals in mind!

AAA Pawz N Clawz
Kerrisdale, Vancouver BC
Tel: 778-386-1-386
Web: www.pawznclawz.ca
Email: pawznclawz@telus.net
We provide professional Dog walking service to Vancouver s West side, mainly Kerrisdale, Point Grey, Kitsilano, UBC area. We specialize in small geographic area to minimize the travelling time for dogs. Our adventure walks last between 1 to 1.5 hours long in local off leash parks such as Pacific Spirit Park, Spanish Banks, Macdonald Beach etc. It is a perfect way to get a highly active dog tired for the day while socializing with other dogs and humans. We also provide weekend hiking excursions, short outing visits and dog sitting with prior arrangement. For more information and rates, please call Frank today at 778-386-1-386 or visit our website.

Balanced Canine
Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-671-8813
Web: www.balancedcanine.ca
Email: shelley@balancedcanine.ca
Trainer Shelley Nelson has the experience and connection with dogs that allows her to consistently shape good behaviour and then pass that knowledge along to their owner. Obedience, leash training, house training, raising a puppy are all common issues she can help you with, but she has also worked to rehabilitate many dogs whose owners were at the end of their rope and turned to her as a last resort.

The Beloved Dog
2345 Douglas Road
Burnaby, BC
Tel: 604-299-2480
Web: www.thebeloveddog.com
Email: lisa@thebeloveddog.com
The Beloved Dog offers doggy daycare, boarding, grooming, training, dog walking and pet visits for your beloved dogs!!  We are located in Burnaby and are happy to serve our k9  community!  
Our daycare:
• Supervised 1700 sq. ft. indoor area
• Latest modular equipment for the dogs to play with along with a lot of personalized staff attention!
• Supervised access to 700 sq. ft. of our fully fenced outdoor area
• Dogs are carefully divided by temperament and level of play
• Feeding, Brushing and Medication can be given upon request at no extra charge

Bowen Island Dog Ranch
Bowen Island, BC
Tel: 604-947-6965
Web: www.bowendogranch.com
Email: info@bowendogranch.com
All ages of dogs are welcome at the Dog Ranch, only a 20 minute ferry ride from West Vancouver. With acres of trails, forest, and grassy pasture to romp in, your dog is given lots of personal attention by professional dog handlers so you can rest assured they'll be healthy, happy and safe during their stay with us. When your dog needs some rest or it's bedtime, they have their own private run with a cozy bed. We can pick-up and/or drop-off in West Vancouver by appointment. Give us a call and come by for a visit!

City Canine
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 778-997-9663
Web: www.citycanine.ca
Email: cityk9@gmail.com
City Canine is a premium dog walking and animal care company with 7 years experience. We conduct dog walking in Yaletown and False Creek, and provide apartment/house sitting services downtown, lower Kits, False Creek and the south Main Street areas. The walks are both group walks and private and include pick up and drop off. We also provide puppy visits/potty breaks, cat care, and home security checks. We are professionally licensed and insured, bonded, as well as being certified in pet first aid. We have many satisfied clients, so, please check out our website (testimonials!) Please call Mark: 778 - 997 - 9663 to arrange for your complimentary dog evaluation.

Cozy Mountain Pet Resort
1812 Reid Road
Pemberton, BC
Tel: 1-604-894-1561
Web: www.cozymountainpetresort.com
Email: info@cozymountainpetresort.com
The Cozy Mountain Pet Resort is an exclusive holiday resort destination for dogs, offering home-style care in a wonderful natural setting. We only accept well-trained and socialized dogs as guests in order to provide the best possible boarding experience. The dogs sleep and rest in living room settings in our fully serviced dog lodge and have a free-range 5 acre outdoor natural playground to spend their days playing as much as they desire. Our resort offers a 5 acre fenced-in natural dog playground with a special dog lodge with rooms full of couches, beds, pillows, and lounge chairs. Within the 5-acres, there is a 2 acre main area where the dogs spend the majority of their time, allowing us to keep a close eye on every guest. The resort has forested areas, grass fields, semi-cleared areas, and a cool spring-fed pond!

Creature Comforts Pet Care Services
Vancouver, BC
Tel: (604) 803-DOGS (3647)
Web: www.creaturecomforts.ca
Email: amy@creaturecomforts.ca
The Digs on Us! We've been making creatures smile and wag their tails for over 15 years! From private walks to group hikes we service both the West and East sides of Vancouver. We love to interact, nuture and have fun with animals and we are honoured everytime a client entrusts a beloved pet to us. We believe that animals, like people need a balanced life and we're here to help make that happen by stepping in when you step out. Insured/Bonded/Licensed/A Founding VPDWA Member.

Dogcity
3458 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-733-0012
Web: www.dogcity.ca
Email: info@dogcity.ca
Your dog's "home away from home". We take your dog into our home while you are away, and your dog becomes a part of our family. In our kennel-free environment, your pal is loved and cared for as if it's our own. For first timers or especially shy or nervous dogs, we suggest a pre-visit with your "host" for familiarization purposes. Upon arrival, our dogs will treat yours to the “dog camp experience” where they play together to their hearts’ content. Don’t be surprised if your dog is a little tired when she first comes home, as daily walks are also included in this service. We offer free pick up and drop off to all our boarding clients within our service area.

Doghaven
1015 Raven drive
Squamish, BC
Tel: 604 898-3111
Web: www.doghaven.ca
Squamish's ORIGINAL dog daycare and boarding facility. In business for 13 years with over 60,000 HAPPY dog visitors. Premium quality care with
2 acres of sandy beach and grassy fields to meet and greet fellow pack members. A fabulous brand new 1800 sf indoor area: 4 fireplaces, purified water, heated floors, seperate suites, cozy cabins, access to our home,organic treats. BEST or all;2 backcountry off-leash hikes a day! We believe excercise and leadership creates a balanced peaceful dog. We also cater to small dogs, puppies and old timers and will adjust their excercise regime accordingly. We may have changed our name (originally Kamp K-9) our location, BUT the LOVE and the quality care is the SAME! We take pride in our service and treat all visitors as if they are our own beloved family members. WE LOVE WHAT WE DO! Rain,snow, shine...we are out there everyday,hiking and experiencing the amazing environment Squamish offers. Come check us out and let your dog decide. Satisfaction guaranteed!

Dunn's Doggies
Kitsilano
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 778-846-8830
Web: www.dunnsdoggies.com
Dunn's doggies is a dog-walking and house sitting business that service clients in all areas in the city of Vancouver. The business is run and operated by Gillian Dunn, who has been a dog-lover since the very beginning.

Fetch 'N' Go Pet Services
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-671-8887
Web: www.fetchngo.com
Email: topdog@fetchngo.com
Fetch N Go Pet Services delivers peace of mind and professional, reliable care for your beloved pet. It was created out of our genuine love for animals and helping people. We are bonded, insured, licensed and our staff is certified in Pet First Aid. We have been serving Vancouver's Westside since 2005. Private walks are tailored to your dog's specific needs and the 60-minute small group walks are in the Pacific Spirit Park to allow plenty of off-leash trail time. Our dogs come home happy and tired! We love cats too! Traveling? We will shower your cat with TLC seven days a week. A great alternative to boarding plus an excellent form of crime-deterrence as your home will appear "lived in".

Hounds Around Town
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-618-5918
Email: tracy@houndsaroundtown.ca
Web: www.houndsaroundtown.ca
Hounds Around Town provides private and small group walks, puppy visits and boarding. Service areas are from Main Street to West Side. Bonded, insured and certified in pet first aid. Exercise and socialization are an important part of a dog's day. Hounds Around Town is committed to helping you keep your dog happy and healthy. Cat sitting also available.

Kamp K-9
40699 Government Road
Brackendale, BC
Tel: 604 898-3111
Email: kampk9@gmail.com
Kamp K-9 is situated on an acreage in beautiful Brakendale. Conveniently situated between Vancouver and Whistler. Kamp K-9 has been in business 10 years with over 40,000 happy K-9 visitors. We offer daycare and cage-free boarding in a comfortable home-away-from-home environment. We offer daily hikes, swimming, heated 1000 sq foot dog house with a fireplace, air conditioning, purified water, rubber floors and private cabins for those hounds that want their own space. We take pride in our superior service and treat ever dog as if they are our own. Do it for your dog! Call Kamp K-9: A Place Where Your Dog Can Be A Dog.

Little Dog Pet Services
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-351-1862
Web: www.littledogpetservices.com
Email: info@littledogpetservices.com
Little Dog Pet Services is a professional dog walking and pet care service offering group dog walks and private pet care in Vancouver, BC. Named after our special little dog Lucy, Little Dog's services are for big dogs too! Licensed, bonded and insured with training in veterinary assistance.

Muttnik Canine Adventure and Wellness
New Westminster, BC
Tel: 778-867-3647
Web: www.muttnik.com
Email: info@muttnik.com
Muttnik offers natural, safe eco-adventures and walks for dogs in the parks and surrounding areas of Port Moody, New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam BC. The company offers affordable services and is insured and bonded. Come home to a healthy, happy and grateful dog. As one of our long-term clients expressed: "I am so happy to have found Muttnik. I come home to a happy puppy, and I no longer have guilt about leaving him home all day. I can rest easy knowing that my dog is well looked after, and is spending part of his day playing with his friends." Muttnik is a franchise operating for close to three years in Calgary, AB. We are pleased to have opened our doors on the coast!

Release the Hounds
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604.327.DOGS (3647)
Web: releasethehounds.ca
Email: info@releasethehounds.ca
Release the Hounds has grown into one of the largest and most respected dog care companies in the greater Vancouver area. With services ranging from dog walking, boarding, sitting, and home food delivery, to special event sponsorship, workshops, and seminars, the company remains committed to creating a safe, fun environment for dogs while setting a high industry standard. The relationships we form with our clients and their dogs are at the heart of what makes Release The Hounds successful. We recognize that caring for the family dog is a privilege that comes with great responsibility and we continually strive to offer an experience that promotes their well being, and your peace of mind.

Rex Dog Hotel + Spa
760 Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604.696.5166
Web: www.rexdoghotel.com
Email: rexvancouver@telus.net
Welcome to a new concept in dog boarding. Rex offers 24 hour supervision in an "open concept" boarding facility for socialized and friendly dogs. Your dog will love our custom designed indoor and outdoor environments! Outdoors is a dog waterpark with jets, sprays and water balls for lots of fun. Comfortable decking surrounds the waterpark for lounging and watching the action. Play areas and comfortable lounge/sleeping areas are available indoors. For additional peace of mind, small dogs are welcome to stay in our completely separate "small dogs only" area. Please visit our website or come by for a tour (7 days per week 11am to 4pm - no appointment necessary)!

Ruff Stuff Dog Services Inc.
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-733-6483
Web: www.ruffstuff.ca
Email: info@ruffstuff.ca
Would you like your beloved pooch to get his or her ya-ya's out while you're at work so that you come home to a happy and relaxed dog? Ruff Stuff Dog Services has been providing quality service to Vancouver's dogs, and their owners, since 2003. We offer your choice of 1 or 2 hour group off-leash adventures or private walks that your dog will absolutely LOVE! For our group adventures we take the dogs to places like the north shore mountains and our private walks take place in/around your neighbourhood. We are fully insured, bonded, trained in K9 First-Aid and we service most parts of Vancouver. Ruff Stuff Dog Services, Making Your Dog's Day!

Ruth's Pet Hotel
1975 Sea to Sky Highway
Pemberton, BC
Tel: 604-894-5466
Web: www.ruthspethotel.ca
Email: jeff@ruthspethotel.ca
Ruth's Pet Hotel is a home away from home for your dog. We offer short or long term fully supervised care for your faithful friends in a non-kennel environment. You can relax on your holiday knowing that your best friend is having the time of it s life here at the Hotel. As well as overnight care we offer fully supervised day care. Located 1/2 hour north of Whistler in the beautiful Pemberton Valley we offer pick up and delivery services throughout the Sea to Sky corridor.

Small Paws Doggie Daycare and Grooming
491 Sperling Ave. (at Hastings St).
Burnaby, BC
Tel: 778-370-0456
Web: www.smallpaws.ca
Email: info@smallpaws.ca
Small Paws is an award-winning Doggie Daycare & Grooming facility exclusively for Small Dogs, named #1 Dog Daycare twice in the past year! We offer a professional grooming service and in-home, overnight boarding in Metro Vancouver (24/7 supervised care). It's a 1,600-square-foot facility in north Burnaby with ramps and caves and plenty of space for the little ones to play. Included in the price of daycare are daily walks and a Dog Blog with photos posted each day.

Vancity Dogwalkers
Vancouver, BC
Email: jasonandkristy@vancitydogwalkers.ca
Web: www.vancitydogwalkers.ca
Tel: 778-837-9317
We offer: Dog Walking (both Private & Group walks), Cat/Pet Sitting, In-home Dog Boarding (limited), Bathroom Breaks, Hotel Visits, House Sitting, and Weekend Wilderness Adventure Hikes. We also make our own nutritious Meat Jerky Treats that your pet will enjoy! We service East Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey and Delta. For your peace of mind we're licensed, bonded, insured, and certified in Pet 1st Aid.

Dog Boarding Facilities and Pet Sitters in the Squamish / Whistler / Pemberton area

A Country Ranch in Central Squamish
1032 Finch Drive
Squamish, BC
Tel: 1-866-331-7706
Doggy day care, overnight boarding with certified dog trainer Tiffany Wall. Located exactly 1 Km from Highway 99, midway between Vancouver and Whistler. Lush, spacious, double fenced yards. Dogs treated as part of the family. Catered to according to their individual needs. Access to the family house and large, cosy, climate controlled shelters. Tiffany Wall, professional dog trainer since 1994, experienced in a wide variety of training methods, has worked on over a hundred film and television projects including "Lassie" and "The Grinch". Training methods that enhance the relationship between you and your dog through playful interaction and positive reinforcement.

Cozy Mountain Pet Resort
1812 Reid Road
Pemberton, BC
Tel: 1-604-894-1561
Web: www.cozymountainpetresort.com
Email: info@cozymountainpetresort.com
The Cozy Mountain Pet Resort is an exclusive holiday resort destination for dogs, offering home-style care in a wonderful natural setting. We only accept well-trained and socialized dogs as guests in order to provide the best possible boarding experience. The dogs sleep and rest in living room settings in our fully serviced dog lodge and have a free-range 5 acre outdoor natural playground to spend their days playing as much as they desire. Our resort offers a 5 acre fenced-in natural dog playground with a special dog lodge with rooms full of couches, beds, pillows, and lounge chairs. Within the 5-acres, there is a 2 acre main area where the dogs spend the majority of their time, allowing us to keep a close eye on every guest. The resort has forested areas, grass fields, semi-cleared areas, and a cool spring-fed pond!

Doghaven
1015 Raven drive
Squamish, BC
Tel: 604 898-3111
Web: www.doghaven.ca
Squamish's ORIGINAL dog daycare and boarding facility. In business for 13 years with over 60,000 HAPPY dog visitors. Premium quality care with
2 acres of sandy beach and grassy fields to meet and greet fellow pack members. A fabulous brand new 1800 sf indoor area: 4 fireplaces, purified water, heated floors, seperate suites, cozy cabins, access to our home,organic treats. BEST or all;2 backcountry off-leash hikes a day! We believe excercise and leadership creates a balanced peaceful dog. We also cater to small dogs, puppies and old timers and will adjust their excercise regime accordingly. We may have changed our name (originally Kamp K-9) our location, BUT the LOVE and the quality care is the SAME! We take pride in our service and treat all visitors as if they are our own beloved family members. WE LOVE WHAT WE DO! Rain,snow, shine...we are out there everyday,hiking and experiencing the amazing environment Squamish offers. Come check us out and let your dog decide. Satisfaction guaranteed!

Kamp K-9
40699 Government Road
Brackendale, BC
Tel: 604 898-3111
Email: kampk9@gmail.com
Kamp K-9 is situated on an acreage in beautiful Brakendale. Conveniently situated between Vancouver and Whistler. Kamp K-9 has been in business 10 years with over 40,000 happy K-9 visitors. We offer daycare and cage-free boarding in a comfortable home-away-from-home environment. We offer daily hikes, swimming, heated 1000 sq foot dog house with a fireplace, air conditioning, purified water, rubber floors and private cabins for those hounds that want their own space. We take pride in our superior service and treat ever dog as if they are our own. Do it for your dog! Call Kamp K-9: A Place Where Your Dog Can Be A Dog.

Ruth's Pet Hotel
1975 Sea to Sky Highway
Pemberton, BC
Tel: 604-894-5466
Web: www.ruthspethotel.ca
Email: jeff@ruthspethotel.ca
Ruth's Pet Hotel is a home away from home for your dog. We offer short or long term fully supervised care for your faithful friends in a non-kennel environment. You can relax on your holiday knowing that your best friend is having the time of it s life here at the Hotel. As well as overnight care we offer fully supervised day care. Located 1/2 hour north of Whistler in the beautiful Pemberton Valley we offer pick up and delivery services throughout the Sea to Sky corridor.

 

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