The best kennel services in Dubai
Pets parents in Dubai have a number of options for kennel services for the times they need to leave their pet behind. Whether you are travelling for work or a holiday, these kennel services in Dubai are perfect for your cat or dog.
While choosing a boarding service for your pampered pooch, remember to visit the facility and check whether it is clean and well-maintained. Talk to the staff and make a note of how they deal with pets; always choose a facility where the employees are friendly and humane. Check if there are outdoor and indoor spaces to play for your dog and make sure that the facility is not overcrowded.
It might be difficult to leave your pet behind, but choosing the right boarding facility makes all the difference.
The Pet Palace of Dubai
If you are looking for a luxury kennel for your pampered pooch, look no further than the Pet Palace of Dubai. The Pet Palace has spacious accommodation for every dog with a luxury bed, and your pampered pooch will be taken out to play in the lush green run area every 2 to 3 hours. Your dog is fed as per your specifications, and the housekeeping service cleans out the kennel every day.
The cattery is similarly spacious, and every cat gets a large scratch post to play on. The cattery is air-conditioned for comfort, and every cat gets daily play time with a dedicated staff member.
The Pet Palace of Dubai is very popular and gets filled up very quickly; it is best to make your reservations well in advance, especially during the holiday season.
My Second Home
Another luxury pet resort and spa, My Second Home is a home away from home for your pampered pooch. The kennel has several different suites for different sized dogs, including a family room that can house up to four dogs from the same family. The resort offers drop and pick up facilities, and even has a concierge service for some extra pampering.
The facility is fitted with round-the-clock surveillance cameras and the luxury suites are equipped with flat-screen TVs for your dog’s entertainment. Rooms start at AED 150 per night and can go up to AED 350 per night depending on the suite.
My Second Home has the world’s biggest indoor dog park with indoor and outdoor play areas and pools. You can enrol your dog for behaviour and temperament development training at the resort.
Dubai Kennels and Cattery
One of the oldest pet boarding and daycare facilities in Dubai, Dubai Kennels and Cattery has roomy enclosures and large exercise yards for your pets. The employees and well-trained and the pets are groomed daily. The cattery has multi-story cat enclosures with scratch posts and toys. Dubai Kennels and Cattery boards pet dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits in its large boarding facility. Dogs and cats from the same family are boarded together for comfort. The dog enclosures have an indoor, and outdoor run and your dog can decide where he wants to be. The indoor spaces are climate controlled with comfortable bedding.
DKC is very popular among pet parents in Dubai and spaces fill up quickly, especially during summer and Christmas and New Year. However, they have a waiting list and will notify you if there are cancellations and even help you find alternatives if they cannot accommodate you.
Urban Tails Pet Resort
If ultimate luxury is what you are looking for, Urban Tails Pet Resort has you covered. A seven-star hotel custom-built for your furry pals, the resort is designed to keep your furry companion in the lap of luxury. There are three indoor all-weather play areas and a shaded garden for exercise and relaxation. Pet parents get live webcam access to check on their pets during their stay.
The resort has luxurious suites for the dogs with a comfortable raised bed and a flat-screen TV. You can choose from four suites, depending on the size of your dog, and rates start at 140 AED per night. Urban Tails has a pickup and drop service for added convenience.
The cattery is aptly named Kitty Village, and an entire section of the resort is dedicated to the feline friends. The cattery has a spa-like ambience with piped music and spacious cat condos. The condos have scratch posts, comfortable sleep pods and a litter box. Kitty condo rates start from 95 AED per night.
Posh Paws Kennels and Cattery
Located conveniently in Dubai Investment Park 1, Posh Paws Kennels and Cattery has 60 large kennel units, four outdoor play areas and one indoor play area. The resort boards dogs, cats, and other small animals such as birds, rabbits, and hamsters. All animals entering the facility are treated against ticks and fleas.
The kennel has grassy outdoor areas and paddling pools to keep your pooch cool and entertained. The indoor play area has a sandpit with toys and plenty of space for socialisation with other dogs. Posh Paws has a collection and drop off service. Rates start at 90 AED per night depending on the size and breed of the dog.
The cattery has 70 large units with a cat tree and cat toys in each unit. The cats have a large area to play and move around and are groomed daily by the experienced resort staff. Cattery rates begin at 80 AED per night.
All the pet resorts on this list require your pet to be vaccinated and tick-free. Some boarding facilities will not take in non-social and aggressive dogs, as well as female dogs in heat. Some facilities only take in de-sexed male adult dogs. It is always a good idea to interact with the staff and check if they are well trained and are true pet-lovers before making your decision.
If you are planning to travel to Dubai with your dog or cat, contact our team at Petraveller for expert advice on animal travel.