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Dog Boarding in Barrington, New Hampshire

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A Unique Pet Lodging Experience

Dog Town was custom created for the comfort and happiness of your pet. Our well-trained, caring staff will provide on-site supervision 24-hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year! Our clean and spacious cabins offer climate-control, comfortable raised beds, televisions in the bedrooms and plenty of natural light. Our guest rooms are available in a variety of sizes to ensure the comfort of every guest. 
For dogs who prefer a smaller, more cozy spaces, we also have Doggie Dens for over-night accommodations. Our Den Room consists of 14 spacious Dog Dens of varying sizes which make the perfect get-away for your dog!

Now you can tour Dog Town right from your own computer or phone by visiting our Virtual Tour Page!



Here in Dog Town, we provide your pet with the same care, comfort, and safety that our customers have come to rely on since 2005!

On-line New Client Forms

Please call or email to schedule a boarding reservation before submitting any of the following forms.  Submitting forms will not be considered a reservation!

Boarding Application
*Customer In-take forms are required for every boarding stay.


Want to check in on your pet staying in Dog Town? 
Now you can text 603-991-6421 for updates on your dogs while they are boarding in Dog Town!


The Cabin Rooms



The Den Room




Making sure your dog is safe, happy, relaxed and stress-free is our main objective while boarding. Being away from home can be stressful to some dogs, no matter how much we try to make Dog Town their home-away-from-home. Separation from you, a thunderstorm or fireworks can cause dogs to become nervous or fearful. To help them during these stressful times, we use a few different tools which have been proven to be a safe, effective and gentle means to put your dog at ease.
Thundershirts: A ThunderShirt is a lightweight shirt that applies gentle, constant pressure on a dog's torso. Using pressure to relieve anxiety has been a common practice for years. It is believed by many experts that this type of pressure works in a similar manner to swaddling an infant or people with autism using pressure to reduce persistent anxiety.
Lavender essential oils room mist: We often mist this mixture of lavender essential oils and water in our cabins to promote calmness and relaxation. Lavender is well-known for its ability to help reduce stress and anxiety.
Rescue Remedy Cream & Five-Flower Formula: Both of these herbal remedies are praised by many pet owners for their remarkable ability to address anxiety and stressful situations. They work wonders for animals that are impatient, are generally fearful, have fear of thunder and fireworks or do not feel themselves. Both formulas contain: Impatiens, Star of Bethlehem, Cherry Plum, Rock Rose and Clematis. We use a spray that can be misted in the dog’s room or on their bedding, and a cream that can be wiped on their ears.



Check-in / Check-out

Boarding charges are incurred for the first day’s stay regardless of what time the pet arrives. There will be no charge for the last day’s stay if the dog is picked up before 11:00 AM.

The office is closed for pick-ups and drop-offs on the following holidays: July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.

Even though the office is closed during major holidays, we never stop caring for your pets.  Our staff is here 24/7! 

We do not require a minimum stay.

Please pre-bag your dog’s food in meal-sized portions and label each bag/container with your dog’s first and last names. We cannot accept large bags or containers of food!

Holiday Rates: (as of April 2, 2018)

In order to compensate our dedicated employees who work on major holidays, our boarding rates will be increased by $10 per dog for all major holidays (Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day).

Cancellation Policy

We require 48-hours advance notice if you wish to cancel your reservation or schedule an early pick-up for your dog. If you do not give advance notice in accordance with our cancellation policy, you will be charged for 50% of the total reservation or remainder thereof.

Early returns create a significant problem when we are not given notice prior to arrival. If bathing or grooming is scheduled, those services are usually done the day of departure. We also like to be sure your pet's belongings and discharge paperwork are prepared for you at your scheduled check-out time, so these things may not yet be done if you arrive unexpectedly early. Early departures also create vacancies in rooms that might have otherwise been reserved by other customers. For these reasons, owners that return ahead of their scheduled pick-up time are required to pay for the entire reservation unless notification is given 48-hours prior to pre-arranged pick-up.

We thank you for your cooperation and understanding in these matters.

Proof of Vaccinations

For all dogs visiting The Yellow Dog’s Barn for daycare and/or boarding, we require a veterinary certificate providing proof that your pet is current on all required vaccinations and tests a minimum of seven days prior to visiting us. Dog’s must have current Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccines, as well as a negative fecal/giardia test. Giardia test must be sent out to a lab by your veterinarian. 
Dog’s must also be on a heartworm preventative and some form of flea/tick preventative.  We also accept titers in lieu of vaccinations. If your veterinarian recommends that your dog not be vaccinated, please call us to discuss your pet’s special needs. We must have your pet’s application and proof of all vaccinations & fecal/giardia test results at least 2 days prior to daycare and/or boarding!

Flea/Tick Prevention

All pets will be checked for fleas and ticks upon arrival. If necessary, we will give your pet a bath using an all-natural flea shampoo at the owner’s expense.


A 50% deposit will be required for overnight reservations of any duration. 



Boarding Rates as of January 1, 2021

$43.00 per night for 1 dog
$76.00 per night for 2 dogs staying in the same room/ den
$99.00 per night for 3 dogs staying in the same room/ den

For 2 or more dogs staying in separate rooms/dens, each dog will be charged $38 per night.

Extended Stay Discount:

For all guests staying more than 7 consecutive days, we offer a 10% discount.

Frequent Camper Discount Cards:
Buy 30 days and get 10% off the total cost. These days do not expire and do not have to be used on consecutive days.

Boarding & Daycare:

Additional $19 per day for full day/1st dog
Additional $17 per day for full day/2nd dog
Additional $13 per day for half day/1st dog
Additional $11 per day for half day/2nd dog

Boarding & Grooming:

Dogs staying 7 nights or less will receive a 10% discount on grooming fees.

Dogs staying more than 7 nights will receive a 25% discount on grooming fees.

Baths/grooming must be arranged at least 2 weeks prior to boarding during peak boarding times. We offer free nail trims for stays of any length when requested by owners.

Day Boarding:

For pups who need a place to stay for the day but who do not care for the company of other dogs, we are happy to provide day boarding for the day or even for just a few hours if needed!
Half day: $21
Full day: $29


I am so happy I found The Yellow Dog's Barn! This was my first time boarding my 6 month old puppy as we were going to Florida for 5 days. I did a ton of research and TYDB didn't disappoint. We were able to take a tour of the facility and meet the staff prior to his stay. All the caretakers are wonderful and I truly felt like Knox was safe and well cared for. Our puppy did daycare during the day and stayed in Dog Town for boarding. I think he wanted to stay even longer! We received daily updates and were able to see pictures of him at daycare on their Facebook page. So grateful to everyone at TYDB! 10/10 would recommend! - E. Schmidt

I had never considered boarding my dog before, but circumstances required it. I contacted Yellow Dog's with some speculation and worry. I couldn't have been more wrong. From my first interaction and tour of the facility my worries were gone. The staff and owners were available for every request and question I had. They cared for my dog like he was one of their own and made sure to answer any call I made during his stay. I couldn't have asked for a better experience and will not hesitate to let my dog go on vacation at Yellow Dog's Barn in the future.
- Brian V

We planned to stay in Boston for the night and were looking for a place to board our three small dogs. When I toured The Yellow Dog's Barn, I immediately felt comfortable with the accommodations and staff. My dogs are ridiculously spoiled and pampered, and it's so hard for me to leave them, but I would definitely use YDB again. The staff will provide updates on your dog on request, and they give you a full report when you check out. They took excellent care of our babies and all the stuff we sent with them (beds, blankets, toys, food in tupperware, etc.). I found their rates to be extremely reasonable as well. Highly recommended!- Marty G.

Printable New Client Downloads

Please call or email to schedule a boarding reservation, as submitting forms will not be considered a reservation!
Boarding Application
*Customer In-take Form (1 dog)
*Customer In-take Form (2 dogs) 
Rules & Info Sheet
*Customer In-take forms are required for every boarding stay.

Frequently Asked Questions

Overnight Boarding in Dog Town

Dogs enjoy their own comfortable room or den where they are pampered with a raised dog bed, TV and individual play time with one of our caring staff members.

Overnight Boarding

Our clean and spacious cabins offer climate control, comfortable raised beds, televisions in the bedrooms and plenty of natural light. 


We love our customers from Barrington and surrounding towns Nottingham, Lee, Epping, Exeter, Dover, Northwood and the ones who travel from Concord, ManchesterPortsmouth and beyond!

Contact us for an appointment to tour our dog boarding and dog day care facility.