Best Doggie Day Care
Camp Bow Wow
At Camp Bow Wow, dogs are treated like superstars. Pet parents can watch their fur babies glam it up on the Instagram feed or spot them sniffing around on the webcam. But it’s more than smiling for the camera. All the dogs get a giant dose of TLC — and that makes a big difference to the dogs and their pet parents said Kayla Rodgers, community director. “I think it has to do with the genuine love and care we have for the dogs. And they know they can come to us for anything.” Those waggin’ tails don’t lie — the dogs at Camp Bow Wow really enjoy their stay. But don’t take our word for it — ask the dogs. 3631 Pearl St., Boulder, 303.442.2261, campbowwow.com.
Runner Up: Cottonwood Kennels, 7275 Valmont Road, Boulder, 303.442.2602, cottonwoodkennels.com.
Best Pet Boarding
Happy pet, happy owner. It goes without saying, and Cottonwood Kennels, a consistent winner of the Pet Boarding award, couldn’t agree more. “We are all about the pet-to-person connection and the family feel,” says Rhonda Beitzel, owner of Cottonwood Kennels. Beitzel also wants customers to know that “you won’t find gimmicky substitutes for human interaction here, only a very large staff of big-hearted, dedicated, hard-working people.” A beautiful farm nestled in the foothills is the perfect setting for your beloved dog or cat to enjoy all of the activities and services Cottonwood provides. You can rest assured that while you’re away, your pet will stay active, stimulated and happy. 7275 Valmont Road, Boulder, 303.442.2602, cottonwoodkennels.com.
Runner Up: Camp Bow Wow, 3631 Pearl St., Boulder, 303.442.2261, campbowwow.com.
Best Pet Grooming AND Vet Clinic
Broadway Animal Hospital and Pet Center
It’s been a decade of straight wins for Broadway Animal Hospital and Pet Center, but nobody’s surprised. The practice is among just 12 percent of U.S. facilities to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association for over 25 years. “Our staff delivers exceptional care to our patients that is second only to our clients themselves,” says Mallory Zentner, manager and vet. “Our goal is to treat them all as valued family members.” The certified Cat Friendly Practice handles routine and emergency vet services, professional grooming, chiropractic adjustments and massage, as well as pet boarding and doggie daycare. Zentner says, “Fostering the human-animal bond is the basis behind what we do, and we are fortunate to have such an exceptional community of animal lovers to work with!” 1405 S. Broadway St., Boulder, 303.499.5505, broadwayanimal.com.
Runner Up for Best Pet Grooming: The Hydrant, 2900 Valmont Road, #E2, Boulder, 303.442.7550.
Runner Up for Best Vet Clinic: Alpine Hospital For Animals, 3210 Valmont Road, Boulder, 303.443.9661, alpinehospitalforanimals.com.