The Best Dog Boarding in Jacksonville NC

Our premiere lodging options include glass door suites and plenty of pet entertainment! Our facility features multiple indoor and outdoor exercise yards, multiple in-ground and above-ground pools, and a variety of other luxury accommodations.
Come see why Animal House is Jacksonville’s premiere pet vacation destination!

The Best Dog Boarding in Jacksonville NC

Our premiere lodging options include glass door suites and plenty of pet entertainment! Our facility features multiple indoor and outdoor exercise yards, multiple in-ground and above-ground pools, and a variety of other luxury accommodations.
Come see why Animal House is Jacksonville’s premiere pet vacation destination!

What to Expect

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What's Included

Our spacious and luxurious accommodations provide a cozy haven, offering customizable play opportunities and round-the-clock staff interaction. Whether your pet requires daily medications or simply craves a bit of extra attention, we’ve got it covered. Our overnight staff conducts check-ins, and you can choose from a variety of customizable nighttime activities, ensuring a restful and personalized experience.

In addition to private outdoor yards and engaging indoor play areas, we prioritize hygiene with daily housekeeping services. Fresh water is always available, and we go the extra mile to create an environment that caters to your pet’s physical and emotional well-being. At Animal House, your beloved companion isn’t just a guest; they’re a cherished member of our extended family, and we’re dedicated to providing a memorable stay filled with comfort, care, and tail-wagging delight.

Add-Ons

One on One Playtime 

One on one with a staff member.

Group Playtime

Supervised group play with other dogs.

Pool Pass / Enrichment

One on one playtime with a staff member or supervised group play with access into one of our many in-ground pool yards.

Daycare

One on one playtime, group playtime and/or pool passes included. 

Woof-Cream

Homemade ice cream. Ingredients: plain yogurt, bananas, peanut butter and honey.

Hydrotherapy

Our underwater treadmill is a great option for pets needing post-operative care, pets struggling with arthritis, or even assisting pets with weight management!

You’ll Sleep Tight Knowing They're in Good Hands

Premium

These suites are perfect for both a single pup or a multi-pup household! Pets staying in our Premium Suites will enjoy an in-suite television airing Animal Planet, multiple supervised play times in a private pool yard as well as lots of potty breaks and staff interaction throughout the day and overnight as well! Our Premium Suites also include an in-suite webcam so you are never more than a click away from your beloved pet!

Penthouse

Our Penthouses are the perfect place for tiny to small pups to enjoy their vacation! These suites feature glass doors and multiple group play times in private indoor and outdoor play yards!

Wet N Wild

Our Wet n’ Wild suites are the perfect place for your fun-loving pup to enjoy their vacation! These suites are perfect for both a single pup or a multi-pup household! Pets staying in Wet n’ Wild will love their group play time splashing around in one of our many in-ground pools! Each suite comes equipped with a private door and yard!

 

Patio

Our patio suites are ideal for medium-large pups as well as multi-pet households. Enjoy glass door suites, each with their own doggy door providing access to a private outdoor yard! Pups staying in our patio suites will enjoy lots of potty breaks and staff interaction throughout their day!

 

Cabana

Our Cabanas are ideal for small to medium pups! Pups staying in Cabana will enjoy glass door suites that surround a private, indoor playground! The fun doesn’t stop there! Your pet(s) will get to play in both an indoor play area as well as an outdoor pool yard! 

Poolside

Our Poolside Suites are the perfect place for your fun loving pup to enjoy their vacation! These suites are perfect for both a single pup or multi-pup household! Pets staying in Poolside will love their time splashing around in our in-ground pool yard or outdoor play yard with water features!

Barkley

Our Barkley Suites are perfect for a single medium pup or multiple smaller pups! Pets staying in our Barkley Suites will enjoy lots of fun in their multiple group playtimes in a private outdoor pool yard!

Serenity

Do you have a senior pup in need of a quiet relaxing stay? Perhaps you have a nervous pup who would prefer one on one staff attention? Our Serenity suites are the perfect place for them! Small to medium pups will enjoy a glass door suite in a quiet section of our facility complete with lots of potty breaks and staff interaction.

Boarding Locations

Location 1

Address
555-555-5555

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday*: 10AM-12PM / 5PM-7PM

* Special notes

Location 2

Address
555-555-5555

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday*: 10AM-12PM / 5PM-7PM

* Special notes

Location 3

Address
555-555-5555

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday*: 10AM-12PM / 5PM-7PM

* Special notes

Location 4

Address
555-555-5555

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday*: 10AM-12PM / 5PM-7PM

* Special notes

Location 5

Address
555-555-5555

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday*: 10AM-12PM / 5PM-7PM

* Special notes

FAQs

Yes! We do offer a multi-pet discount for guests who live in the same household and board in the same suite with us. Contact us for additional information on this discount.

We ask that pets are checked in at least 30 minutes before our lunch closure or end of day closure. 

Jacksonville:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm (Closed from 12 pm – 1 pm).
Saturday: 7:30 am – 4 pm (Closed from 12 pm – 1 pm).
Sunday: 1 pm – 5 pm

Wilmington:

Monday – Saturday: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm (Closed from 12 pm – 1 pm).
Sunday: 3 pm – 5 pm.

You can pick up your pet anytime during our regular office hours! However, please note that we do have additional fees if checked out after a certain time. Below you will find additional details by location.

Jacksonville: Check out after 3pm Monday through Sunday will result in an additional fee.

Wilmington: Check out after 3pm Monday through Saturday will result in an additional fee. You may pick up anytime on Sunday with no additional fees.

Yes, we are closed on major holidays and have adjusted hours on Christmas eve and New Year’s eve. While our front desk may be closed, rest assured that our wonderful back of house team will be taking great care of our boarding guests throughout the day.

We have a 24 hour monitoring system to ensure everyone is safe and sound while spending the night with us!

Yes, we do implement Peak Pricing during holiday periods. For detailed information regarding specific dates and pricing during these times, we encourage you to reach out to our site directly. Please give us a call, and our team will be more than happy to answer any questions.

For dogs we require Distemper Parvo, Rabies, and Bordetella. We also require a negative fecal exam for any pups under the age of 6 months and completed DAPP boosters.

Yes, we do administer medication at an additional fee. We also require that all medication is brought to us in the original bottle that was provided to you by your veterinarian. Please do not add any medication to your pet’s prepped food.