The Best Pet Boarding Locations in Nashville, TN

Are you boarding your pet in Nashville? We've written a summary of the best pet boarding facilities in the area. Here's what to know.

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The Best Pet Boarding Locations in Nashville, TN

Posted by Gary Ashton on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 8:55am.

Boarding Your Pet In Nashville? All About the Best Boarding Companies

It's hard to choose the right place to board your pet, but in Nashville, TN, you have many choices! Whether you're going away for a short trip or a long vacation, there are many facilities available where you can board your pet. It's important to have peace of mind when you send your dog to a facility, so here's what you need to know about boarding your pet in Nashville.

Camp Bow Wow

Address: Camp Bow Wow, 470 Craighead St, Nashville

Camp Bow Wow provides individualized care for dogs with climate-controlled indoor play yards as well as large outdoor play yards. At night, pets enjoy time in individual cabins with cots and fleece padding. Camp Bow Wow reports that all staff are trained to understand dog behavior. Each staff member also knows first aid and pet CPR. Dogs enjoy treats every evening!

Camp Bow Wow requires campers to be current on vaccinations, spayed or neutered and capable of passing a socialization interview. Camp Bow Wow is also live with webcams that allow pet owners to check in on their pets. This pet boarding company is fun for everyone—even pet owners who get to watch their pet from a distance!

Pet Resorts of America

Address: Pet Resorts of America, 7200 Charlotte Pike, Nashville

Pet Resorts of America offers cat and dog boarding as well as training. With weekend classes as well as private lessons, your pet can come back to your home having had important lessons in good behavior. Pet Resorts of America has been in business for almost 20 years, so they're a well-established business with many repeat customers. They also report that their main source of business is customer referrals, which speaks to their professionalism and customer service.


Address: SouthPaws,1315 8th Ave S, Nashville

SouthPaws describes itself as an "open play dog daycare, boarding, and grooming facility." The enormous 9,000-square-foot facility has space for play groups that have been separated according to size and temperament. Activity at the facility is streamed live, so pet owners can watch their pets from anywhere in the world. SouthPaws has been in business since 2008. One more bonus: facilities at SouthPaws were also recently upgraded with improved ventilation and lighting.

Ruff Dog

Address: Ruff Dog, 621 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville

Ruff Dog puts a lot of effort in training staff to become "Dog Gurus." Each staff member takes a safety pledge to keep your dog safe. The company is organized to separate dogs by size, play style and age, so each dog can enjoy a safe and happy play experience. During play sessions, Dog Gurus encourage positive social interactions by leading obedience tasks and games that keep dogs occupied. Dogs are rewarded with treats for their good behavior.

The boarding facility states up front that the most suitable dogs for their environment are dogs who are already socialized with other pets and who understand social behaviors with other animals. If your dog enjoys play dates with other dogs and can get along with animals, Ruff Dog Daycare & Boarding is for you.


Gary Ashton

The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

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