Dogs and Kennels in New York
This page contains information on dogs and local laws and regulations. Local dog kennels are listed on this page.
Dog Care in New York City
Living in New York City can present special challenges for dog care. Walking a dog in New York City and giving him regular exercise is most important for his health and well-being. There are even reserved Dog Parks, dog runs
located throughout Manhattan. These spaces allow pets to socialize with other dogs and visit with canine friends.
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Many dog parents are working full-time jobs so many dogs spend their days in dog daycare and getting prettied up at pet spas, having fun keeping up with their own busy schedules. Dog boutiques, too, are becoming increasingly fashionable, offering stylish dog collars to special dog costumes or other dog gifts. New Yorkers can take advantage of professional dog walkers who walk dogs in groups or one-on-one.
Dog training in New York City is offered by either personal dog training instructors who come to the pet owner home or in training classes held in groups. Often a professional certified in dog behavior and dog training can help with persistent problems involving barking, chewing, jumping, peeing, bolting, digging or being aggressive. Proper training will make dogs more disciplined and manageable, creating a happier environment for everyone in the family.
Pet owners who travel for business often board their pets in dog kennels
It is wise to visit these facilities before committing a pet to their care. Be sure to inspect both the cleanliness and the facilities they offer, such as play areas, dog grooming, dog chauffeur service and medication administration. For tourists and out-of-towner visiting New York City, there are many hotels these days which are pet-friendly. Do an online search then call ahead to confirm that the hotel selected does indeed accommodate pets.
For a list of services available in New York City such as dog grooming and dog walking, please check out the directory page for Pet Care in New York City
. See also Pet Stores and Pet Supplies in New York City
for everything from portable dog kennels to dog food.