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Your dog will have sweet dreams in our climate-controlled and comfortable sleeping quarters with cozy bedding and cots. Night lights and classical music provide a calming environment for relaxation and a good night’s rest. During the day, your dog will enjoy participating in daycare activities. Our outdoor play yards offer pet-friendly turf with plenty of room for fetch, chase, and fun! Proudly offering dog boarding services in Seabrook Island SC, James Island, Charleston, SC & surrounding areas.

Dog Boarding in West Ashley, Charleston SC

Why Choose Dog Tired for Boarding?

Your dog won't be able to wait to get into the door at Dog Tired! That’s because this is where fun and quality care are guaranteed. Here's what you can expect when your dog stays overnight with us:

  • Playtime Included: Many facilities charge extra for playtime. At Dog Tired, group or individual play sessions are included for all boarding guests.
  • Daily Wellness Checks: Pet Parents receive daily Facebook photos, feeding/medication reports, and departure report card at the end of your dog’s stay.
  • Medications Included: No extra charge for administering pills or liquid oral medications.
  • Love & Care: Your pet will be supervised and well cared for by our dedicated and trained staff. We throw in extra love and cuddles free of charge.

Become a Boarding Client

To make sure your dog fits in well and is comfortable, we require all first-time boarders to have a minimum of 1 daycare visit prior to staying overnight, unless the client is from out of town and visiting Charleston.

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Boarding Rates

Reservations are required for overnight stays.

Traditional Boarding $53

Includes Group Play, Basic Bedding, Daily Wellness Update, Daily Facebook Photos, Departure Report Card

Exclusive Boarding $60

Includes Group Play, Luxury Bedding, Daily Wellness Update, Daily Facebook Photos, Specialized Enrichment, Tuck-In Service, Departure Report Card

Puppy Boarding $65

Includes Group Play, Extra Potty Breaks, Teething Toys, Absorbent Puppy Bedding, Daily Wellness Update, Daily Facebook photos, Departure Report Card

Senior Boarding $65

Includes Specialized Activities, Extra Potty Breaks, Orthopedic Bedding, Textured Surfaces, Geriatric Care, Daily Wellness Update, Daily Facebook photos, Departure Report Card

Additional Information

Daycare Fee

A daycare fee will apply on pick-up day if pick-up is after 10 am.


We request that food be pre-bagged for each meal while your dog will be boarding. A $1 charge per meal will apply to any food brought that is not proportioned out by meal. Please do NOT bring food in its original bag, storage containers (plastic tubs/bins), or large bags as we have limited space. "House Meals" may be added as a per-meal feeding fee.


All guests entering for a tour must use hand sanitizer and wear a mask at all times while on the premises. Tours are preferred Monday-Friday between 10 am and 2 pm. Appointments are preferred during this time.

Peak Rates For Boarding Deposits for Holidays

A 50% deposit is required to hold all boarding reservations during the listed holidays. There is a 2-night minimum for all holiday reservations. 

Any boarding cancellations with less than a 14-day notice will result in a charge of 50% of the total invoice for scheduled day care/boarding, and less than a 7-day notice the client will be responsible to pay the entire balance of the reservation. Early pick ups will still result in the full fees paid for the original reserved schedule. We request your understanding that holiday times are a peak service time for pet care and others may be turned away because of full booking.

Peak Rates for Boarding

Add $5 per night for the following Peak Rate Time Periods: New Year’s Eve (Dec 31 - Jan 8), Week Of Spring Break, Easter Weekend (Friday-Sunday), Mother’s Day Weekend (Friday-Sunday), Week of July 4th (Saturday- Saturday), Memorial Day (Thursday-Monday), Father’s Day Weekend (Friday-Sunday), Labor Day Weekend (Thursday-Monday),  Week of Thanksgiving (Friday Before Through Sunday After), and Christmas Dec 15-Dec 31st. This charge allows our staff monetary incentives to spend time away from their own families during busy and peak holiday periods. 

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We are focused on staff training and ongoing education in order to provide the best experience for you and your pet. Our team is trained through Pet Tech CPR & First Aid, PACCC, The Dog Gurus, and more. We're proud to be Charleston's "top choice" for pet care.
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