It’s the question every pet owner has when planning to travel: “Who’s going to take care of my furry companion when I’m away?

There’s going to be some guilt in leaving your beloved pet behind. Owners might also worry if their pets are well taken care of while they’re away. If you don’t want to trouble your neighbours or friends, fret not, cause we’ve compiled a list of reliable pet care centres for your beloved animals.

1. Wagcations, Ara Damansara

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Wagcations
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What started out as a foster care, rescue, and rehoming for dogs soon turned into a full time job for Mel. Thus, Wagcations was born. Services such as boarding, daycare, play therapy, and pooch transport are offered here. Her expertise of dogs makes her the perfect nanny for your pets. Plus, she’s also more than willing to provide some free basic training 😉

In the words of loyal customer Timothy Chan, Wagcations “is a 5 stars hotel for your furkid. Very well thought of doggy place managed and operated by a very knowledgeable and passionate dog lover”.

2. BnB Pet Boarding, Kuala Lumpur

BnB Pet Boarding
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BnB Pet Boarding intends to provide your dogs with a paradise that allows it to play, chase, and wag their tails happily. So rest assured that your pets will have an enjoyable caged-free experience while you’re away. Comfy couches and beds are provided for them to rest and sleep. Day care services ranges between RM25 – RM45, while boarding services are between RM50 – RM70.

  • Address: 6, Jalan Awan Kecil 2, Taman Overseas Union, 58200 Kuala Lumpur
  • Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm
  • Tel: 012-6115661/ 016-3311986
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3. Pet Playground, Ara Damansara

Pet Playground
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Established since 2008, Pet Playground is a luxurious 5-star pet hotel where dogs, cats, and other small animals (rabbits, guinea pig, sugar gliders, tame birds) are housed in private rooms and cared for. Because sufficient attention and play time are allocated to each pet, the pet hotel only houses a limited number of animals to avoid overcrowding. Do remember to book your rooms in advance as this is a first come first served basis.

  • Address: J-G-6, Jalan PJU1A/20B, Dataran Ara Damansara
    47301 Petaling Jaya
  • Opening Hours: 11am – 8:30pm
  • Tel: 017-363 8228
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4. L Residence, Petaling Jaya

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Brought to you by the same peeps responsible for Pet Playground, L Residence is a private bungalow located in Petaling Jaya. Under the care of trained and qualified pet enthusiasts, L Residence has more running and exercise space for pets. A balanced diet of 5 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, tea, dinner, and supper) are provided. In addition, there is also Pet Music Therapy where calming music is played to minimise anxiety and soothe them.

  • Address: SS2/24, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 9am – 8:30pm
  • Tel: 017-364 8117
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5. Woof Gang, Ampang

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Does your dog lack socialising? Is he/she aggressive towards others? Why not enrol your pet into Woof Gang’s boarding school while you’re away? There, your fur kids will get to learn some basic obedience skills (sit, heel, down) as well as daily life routines. Pricing for your pets are determined based on their weight. With the exception of dog food, toys, exercise equipment, and occasional treats are provided by the trainers.

  • Address: No. 23 Jalan Changkat Ukay, Vila Sri Ukay Height, Ulu Kelang, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Opening Hours: 8am – 8pm
  • Tel: 017-2429523
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6. Kitten Cottage, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail

Kitten Cottage
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Happy 5th anniversary Kitten Cottage! In celebration of the happy occasion, the cat boarding centre in TTDI is offering a RM20 discount for their VIC (Very Important Cats) rooms starting from July onwards. The homely boarding space is equipped with a 2-tiered compartment with toys, a fleece pillow, and a cat box. Kitten Cottage is usually fully booked during festivities so cat owners are advised to make reservations 2 months in advance.

  • Address: No. 141, Jalan Aminuddin Baki, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000, Kuala Lumpur
  • Opening Hours: 11am – 7pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
  • Tel: 03-7722 2078
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7. Bart’s Sanctuary, Klang

Bart's Sanctuary
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Although Bart’s Sanctuary occasionally rescue and foster abandoned dogs, it’s essentially a private home that accepts fur kids for boarding. Aside from its outdoor and indoor options, there is also a 250 sq ft air-conditioned room for dogs. Your furry friends will be allowed to run around the garden 3-4 times a day under supervision. Unless you’re a regular, visits to Bart’s Sanctuary are strictly scheduled only.

8. Boarding Buddy, Subang Jaya

Boarding Buddy
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Run by a team of dog lovers, Boarding Buddy owner Stephanie makes it a point to get familiarise with the quirks and personalities of the dogs under her care. To assure patrons while they’re away, she’ll even post up pictures of the dogs on Boarding Buddy’s Facebook page. That’s rather comforting, no? Services such as bathing, brushing, drying, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and paw trimming are also provided here.

  • Address: Jalan USJ3/4B, USJ, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 9am – 8pm
  • Tel: 016-220 9167
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9. Online platforms

PetBacker
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In the event that most of the home boarding centres are fully booked, the alternatives are PetBacker and Petsodia. Both of them are online platforms that will help connect pet owners to available pet sitters. All you need to do is fill up a couple of basic information about your pet and the site will hook you up. Rest assured that all the pet sitter’s profiles are available for you to review and carefully select.

Sources: Tally Press, Time Out.

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