Doggy Daycares in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Pets are our family members, which makes leaving them for a day, weekend, or longer trip difficult. Arranging for a friend or family member to watch a pet can be challenging or impossible, or you may want to make sure your pup has the best possible experience. That’s where doggy daycares come in handy. Spending time overnight or just for a day can be a great experience for a dog, and many companies in Hoboken and Jersey City offer a variety of services for furry friends. Read on for a guide to doggy daycares in Hoboken and Jersey City. 

Barkstown {20 Emory Street, Jersey City} 

Bankstown offers kennel-free boarding as well as dog walking and puppy services. Pick-up is free and provided, but the boarding service is only available to those who use the company’s dog walking services. Overnight boarding costs $60 a night, and $75 on holidays. 

Camp Bow Wow {1414 Grand Street, Hoboken} 

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Opened soon, this new space offers both daycare and overnight boarding, as well as play areas for dogs of all different sizes. There are also cameras set up around the space so dog owners can check in on their pets for live updates. A full day of daycare costs $43, while overnight services cost $75.

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Dogboken {251 10th Street, Hoboken} 

Dogboken offers three options for pup daycare: a half-day, a full day, or an overnight sleepover. Services vary depending on the length of the dog’s visit, and owners can bring their own food to the locations so that their pups can still feast their way. Walks and playtime are included in every package, and pick up and drop off can be arranged for an added fee. A Dogboken sleepover costs $60, while a full day of pet care costs $40. 

Executive Dog Lounge {190 York Street, Jersey City}

Specializing in small pups, Executive Dog Lounge offers luxury for pets: at a maximum of 12 pups a day, this company offers couches to lounge on and absolutely no crating. Instead, the dogs have all the comforts of home, with a fireplace and a TV to keep them company. 

Hoboken Happy Paws {60 Madison Street, Hoboken}

Hoboken Happy Paws

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This full-service dog walking and pet sitting company is a fully bonded, licensed, and insured provider. Hoboken Happy Paws offers a variety of options, including individualized attention, vacation care, and discounts for rescued dogs. Pet sitting costs $30 per visit. 

Jersey City Unleashed {619 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City}

Jersey City Unleashed

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This pet resort and spa hold nothing back: there’s a half-acre of playroom, extra-large suites furnished with raised beds, a sound machine, and a pink Himalayan salt lamp, swimming, massaging, and live webcams for owners to check in on their pup’s vacation. Daycare and overnight options are available, and pet taxis can pick up and drop off your furry friend. Day camp costs $45 a day {plus tax}, while overnight stays at the hotel cost $74 {plus tax}. 

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Metro Tails Pet Care {1212 Hudson Street, Hoboken} 

Dog and cat boarding is available at Metro Tails, as well as home visits that allow your pet to stay in their safe space. Metro Tails also offers specialty services like providing insulin or other medication for pets. The dog boarding facilities, though, operate like a “pet n’ breakfast”: owners supply everything that their dog needs to feel at home, and Metro Tails provides the accommodations. 

Palisades Pups {216 Central Avenue, Jersey City}

With services for both dogs and cats, Palisades Pups offers a variety of services depending on need. Options include dog walking, cat sitting, dog grooming, boarding, and, of course, doggie daycare. 

Playful Paws {712 Jefferson Street, Hoboken} 

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This brand new, renovated space is a one-stop-shop for furry friends: Playful Paws offers dog walking services, serves as a grooming salon, and operates a daycare center. There are separate play areas for small and large dogs, and the space is loaded with equipment and toys so pups can play as if they were at a park. A full-day visit costs $33. 

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Erica calls Hoboken her adopted home, after moving from Toronto, Canada nearly three years ago. She completed her graduate degree from NYU's journalism school last year and now spends her days writing and reading. Her interests include everything from sports to books to fashion, and she falls more and more in love with Hudson County with each passing day.