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The Best Doggy Daycares In Columbus

A busy work schedule can be tough on our pets.

Dogs especially struggle with separation anxiety and a lack of positive stimulation while we’re away from home. That’s where Doggy Daycare comes in.

Even if you’re still working from home but you’re just hoping to offer your pup some more excitement throughout the day, Doggy Daycare can be a great option. Whether you’re looking for one or two afternoons a week, or you are on the hunt for everyday care for your dog, Columbus has some great options for dogs of all shapes and sizes.

No matter which of these options you choose, you’ll need to make sure that your dog meets the requirements. In general, daycare facilities require that dogs be up to date on all of their shots and vaccines, as well as being fixed. You can view each individual daycare’s requirements on their websites, which are listed below.

Good luck finding the perfect spot for your dog! Give them a belly scratch from me.

The City Dog

About: Conveniently located in downtown Columbus, The City Dog offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for your dog to play. There is a 6-foot high patio fence around the outdoor space, ensuring that your pup will stay safe while having fun. Inside, the daycare offers eco-friendly rubber flooring. The space is kept very clean and you can walk in or call ahead to schedule your dog’s visit.
Location: 395 East Mound St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Website: The City Dog

All Paws Retreat and Spa

About: All Paws currently has a waitlist for new pups, but we’re still mentioning it because it’s phenomenal. You can check in on your dog throughout the day using the facility’s webcams so you won’t have to worry if they’re having a good time, you’ll be able to see for yourself. Dogs at All Paws aren’t just getting physical exercise, they also get valuable enrichment throughout the day. You can add on several different services for your dog at daycare, including spa days, frozen treats, treadmill training, and 15-minute snuggle sessions.
Location: 154 S Yale Ave., Columbus, OH 43222
Website: All Paws Retreat and Spa

The Dog Stop

About: The Dog Stop is an all-inclusive dog care facility offering indoor/outdoor supervised group play areas that have interactive elements like benches, bridges, and wading pools. Located in Franklinton, The Dog Stop is an easy drop-off/pick-up for pet owners who work downtown. The dogs are separated into smaller groups by age and and playstyle, ensuring that every pup has the best time possible.
Location: 399 W State St, Columbus, OH 43215
Website: The Dog Stop

Puptown Lounge

About: With three different locations around Columbus, Puptown Lounge is all-inclusive offering inclusive daycare, boarding, and grooming services. Puptown offers a climate-controlled indoor space and a 2,700-square-foot outdoor play area where your pup will have the time of their life at Puptown. The staff is always close by, monitoring the dogs as they play the day away.
Location: View locations
Website: Puptown Lounge

Canine Social Club

About: Drop your dog off at Canine Social Club to spend the day socializing with other dogs and the staff. Canine Social Club offers a 3-room facility where playgroups, formed by size and energy levels, enjoy dog life. Each dog is required to take a temperament test before they begin daycare, so you can know that your pup is in a safe environment when you drop them off.
Location: 1103 Dublin Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Website: Canine Social Club

Camp Bow Wow

About: Camp Bow Wow is a spacious, doggy daycare dream. They provide both dog and human interaction for your pup, which helps with mental stimulation and socialization. Plus, it’s such a large space that your dog will have no trouble getting a little exercise in. The prices at Camp Bow Wow are all-inclusive which means all-day play in indoor and outdoor play yards with no worries. You can even check in on your dog throughout the day via the Camp Bow Wow webcams.
Location: 5100 Nike Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026
Website: Camp Bow Wow


About: Dogs are a big commitement and Homedog exists to help pet parents keep their dogs happy and healthy. They have a strict 1:15 staff to dog ratio and each daycare experience is tailored specifically to individual dogs. If your dog doesn’t enjoy large groups, be sure to check out their Homedog University program, which offers your pup the chance to work with a trainer throughout the day.
Location: 561 Short St. Columbus, OH 43215
Website: Homedog