The Best Dog Boarding in Wilmington 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 Wilmington’s premiere pet vacation destination!

The Best Dog Boarding in Wilmington 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 Wilmington’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, ensuring a restful and personalized experience.

 

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

People Playtime 

Individualized one-on-one playtime with a Pet Care Technician.

 

Group Playtime

Supervised group play with other pups.

 

Daycare

One-on-one playtimes or group playtimes throughout the day!

 

Woof-Cream 

A yummy frozen ice cream treat for your pet! Ingredients: Plain yogurt, bananas, peanut butter, and honey. 

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

Port City Premium

Your pet’s home away from home! Our largest suite with wood flooring, glass doors, ensuite music & televisions. Guests enjoy a bedtime snack of your choice, two dog or people play sessions as well as multiple potty and exercise breaks!

24 Hour Ensuite Webcam Upgrade Available

Cape Fear Cottages

Our Cottages are perfect for our smaller pampered pooches! Your pet(s) will enjoy a cozy cottage with music and television! Our cottage guests have fun playing twice daily with other pups or their Pet Care Technicians.

Port City Premium

Your pet’s home away from home! Our largest suite with wood flooring, glass doors, ensuite music & televisions. Guests enjoy a bedtime snack of your choice, two dog or people play sessions as well as multiple potty and exercise breaks! 

24 Hour Ensuite Webcam Upgrade Available

Cape Fear Cottages

Our Cottages are perfect for our smaller pampered pooches! Your pet(s) will enjoy a cozy cottage with music and television! Our cottage guests have fun playing twice daily with other pups or their Pet Care Technicians.

Azalea

Available in both Standard and Large Suites! Our Azaleas include individual time outside for exercise and potty breaks throughout the day!

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.

Azalea

Available in both Standard and Large Suites! Our Azaleas include individual time outside for exercise and potty breaks throughout the day!

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.