If you love your fur baby but are planning a vacation or going to see family during the holidays, check out these local doggie daycare spots for a day or a week. They go full hog on amenities, from dog parks, doggie dining and a whole host of fur-inspired activities. Check out these local daycares and boarding spots from St. Petersburg to Clearwater and beyond. (When boarding your pets, please check with the facility to see what veterinary records they require. )

Bark Life 

Shop, play and stay in their Seminole location that offers daycare for pups and kitties. Club Bark Life Daycare offers 2,000 square ft. climate-controlled park with ortho rubber flooring, a 3,200 square foot outdoor park with artificial turf and four pools, smaller daycare groups and CPR trained personnel. There are custom-built private suites with raised beds and state of the art sanitizing system and total connectivity for anxious furball parents via webcams, pet chat, and a concierge..and TV for Rover. The Ka'Tiki Cat Village is hip, separate from the dogs and each cat has its own cat tower, bed, and apartment.

Downtown Doggie Center  

Leave your pup behind guilt-free as they enjoy fun-filled days with safe and stimulating group play. DDC even throws in some basic training activities cleverly disguised as just plain fun. Complete with tons of toys and agility equipment too for limitless inside and outside playtimes.

Happy Camper Doggie Daycare & Sleepover

At Happy Camper, “kennel and boarding” are bad words! Medal winners in the International Daycare Games, rest assured your dog will have a ball as well as hone their sit and stay skills. Sleepover Counselors are assigned to overnight guests. A visit to The Lazy River Spa offers massages and grooming.

Love My Dog Resort & Playground  

Like Club Med for canines, Love My Dog offers a safe, happy and comfy place for dogs of all sizes. Complete with cozy suites and the only doggie water park in the Southeast, your pup will be pooped after a stay here.

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Pets in the City-Downtown Vet & Pet Concierge 

Headed by Dr. Mark Scribano, Pets in the City offers both vet care and a place for busy pet parents to drop off their pups during the day.  Smack dab in the heart of downtown in the Tower Plaza, doggie day campers enjoy supervised, safe, and structured areas to blow off steam and nap.

Royal Pets Market & Resort

Doggie daycare meets the Ritz Carlton! Lush grass dog parks, spacious suites with private play yards and the ability to keep an eye on Fido via webcam; Royal Pets is a stunning place that won’t bust the bank. With grooming, vet care and a dazzling array of pet products, your fur kids will definitely get the royal treatment here.

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