Tampa’s Pet Owners Embrace Local Doggy Day Cares

Dealing with pet separation anxiety made easy


Tampa’s gone to the dogs, literally! From dog parks to doggie dining, our city’s the best. But, when a vacay or long work days are in order, Tampa has some great options for when you have to leave your fur kids behind. Be it just for the day for play or a week away, check out these local daycare and boarding spots.

Camp Bow Wow

If you want your furry kid to be a happy camper, then go to Camp Bow Wow. Certified Camp Counselors supervise indoor/outdoor play. Overnighters sleep in their own Cozy Cabin and get Campfire treats. Doting pet parents can watch their little campers on webcams. 4624 North Grady Ave.

TyVy Pet Hotel

Join the pawty at TyVy! With super clean, climate-controlled, super fun Day Play, dogs have the opportunity to enjoy the best of the outdoors and indoors. Post play, they can get pampered with a blowout or pawdicure. TV’s and luxury bedding are available for discerning dogs. 4752 N. Dale Mabry Highway

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. 16010 Mapledale Blvd., Carrollwood

Fuzzie Buddies

Boasting state-of-the-art facilities, Fuzzie Buddies offers the same high grade FieldTurf that covers Tropicana Field and 2 beachfront pools for your pet’s swimming pleasure. Open 7 days a week, owners receive daily report cards on their pet’s shenanigans and 2-room boarding suites complete with soothing music. 1212 N. 34th St.

 

*When boarding your pets, please check with the facility to see what veterinary records they require.

 

 

Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.