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Universal Dog Care Orlando

Extended Hours 🌟 Dog Care & Boarding 🌟 1.8 miles from Universal Studios 🌟 (407) 490-4153 🌟 Hablamos Español
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Toofy Goofy Day! He just gets me in the feelz with that toof. Let us help your family enjoy the weekend. Text for rates and availability so we can be be of service.

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Need a Mid-Week bump of productivity? We can help. Bring your Fur-Baby to us and buckle down. Text for rates and availability so we can help your family.

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Happy Holidays! WHEN you have to do your shopping, leave the Fur-Baby with us! Text for rates and availability so we can take care of your family.

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Vibe feeling off? We can help care for your family so you can go get it right...text for rates and availability so we can help your family have a great experience.

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2 weeks ago
Thank you for hosting our part of the family puppy Zeus. Looks like he was happy playing with other new doggy friends. Great big backyard and good day care! We recommend this dog friendly place! Our first time ever experience went well! Thank you again!
- Alexandr P
2 months ago
I am so glad we found this doggie daycare! Grammy took such good care of our two little puppies while we were at Disney World for the day. We absolutely loved all of the pictures and videos she sent us of them throughout the day. It reassured us that they were being taken care of so we could relax and enjoy our time with family at Disney. I would recommend Grammy to anyone looking for a dog daycare that will treat your pet just like you would. We will definitely have Grammy watch our puppies anytime we’re in Orlando!
- Brittany S
3 months ago
The care our princess, Cordelia, received at Universal Dog Care was exceptional. They were warm, loving, and very communicative! The photo updates and frequent messages were very reassuring and allowed us to relax and have fun knowing our pup was too. Despite the fact that Cordelia is often very anxious when we leave her places, Grammy (the pooch whisperer at Universal Dog Care) soothed her and she had a blast, running in the yard, playing with the other dogs, and commandeering laps! We will definitely trust Universal Dog Care the next time we are in Orlando which, as annual pass holders, will be frequently!
- William G

Family Care By Way of Dog Care

We pride ourselves on our compassionate communication. We work to put ourselves in the place of your family...What would you need to know to feel happy and relaxed while you are out having fun? And we give that every single time. And we ask questions to try to know what you need in your care. 

Our approach to FAMILIES, after 25 years in rescue work:
We care for families...some members just have fur.
Family-Style Service: We use our communication and caring, with loving laps, hands, and arms.
We are your surrogate, taking care of your Fur-Family like you would, while you go have human fun.
We have recliners, chairs, and beds with a family approach, not dogs who are screaming and fearful in a kennel or cage all day and night.
We send pictures and videos throughout the that you feel a part of their day, their fun.

We are 1.8 miles from Universal Studios in the heart of Orlando. We do daily dog sitting and dog boarding while you work and play. We send you pictures and videos of your dog(s) having fun all day long. You are getting the peace of mind that your dog is having MORE fun than you are.

Our Dog Care and Boarding Facility Includes:
  • We have a fully-fenced 3/4 acre yard  (with trees and flowers and birdbaths) with trips outside about once an hour. During the heat of the day, we go out frequently for a quick potty and then keep everyone in for air-conditioned playtime.
  • Featuring over 1500 sq. ft. of secured and Climate Controlled Indoor Play Area, with tile floors and friends to play with
  • All-Day Doggy daycare, or full boarding or multiple-day dog care for as long as you like
  • Experienced, Trained, and Loving Family Dedicated to Delivering Personalized Attention, arms, laps, and love.
  • Secured and Fenced Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas
  • Individual playtime for dogs who are shy or need extra human attention
  • Food and treats presented for consistency and reliability  

Frequently Asked Questions  

What experience do you have caring for dogs?
We have had 25 years with English Bulldog rescue. Currently, we have one English Bulldog, Twilight, who adopted us back. He is the sweetest, gentlest soul on the Planet. So we have a companion for your dog...and a family who loves dogs. We have experience with behavioral issues, male dogs marking their territory on everything in the house, nothing is likely to bother us...and we will handle it all with calm, steady responses. Dogs are always nervous when you leave and we let them get used to the humans before introducing them to any other dogs.

What is it like at Universal Dog Care Orlando?
It is like your house, but with our furniture. Nothing fancy, although we have tile floors throughout the house so that we don't have to worry about hair or stains and it makes cleaning much easier. We have professional cleaners who keep the place spick and span.

What will my dog do all day?
Your dog will be in our home, with our family, following us around from room to room, sitting on our bed while we do our Zoom work or school, and go to our yard with our family. In short, they will be one of our family, in our home and our beds and on our furniture. Your dog will play with indoor toys, go out into the fully-fenced backyard to run and play, or lounge on the outdoor patio. Your dog will be very active during their stay with us and it is not uncommon for pets to sleep more than normal after their fun play-cation at Universal Dog Care Orlando.  

What are your hours of operation?
Check-in is between 8 am and 8 pm unless special arrangements are made. When you schedule your dog's care by texting Universal Dog Care Orlando at (407) 490-4153, you will choose your check-in time. Boarding is 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with check out before 9 am the morning following your dog's care, with special accommodations made based on your needs. 

What options do you have for care?
We have flexible booking options, from all-day, to overnight boarding. You just choose the care you need...and schedule your check-in time. We do the rest. You will receive pictures and videos throughout the day.

How do I book a reservation?  
Universal Dog Care Orlando asks that you text us at (407) 490-4153. We individually book your appointment.

How do you do feedings?
Universal Dog Care Orlando recommends that you bring your own food in pre-measured and pre-marked Ziplock baggies to maintain your pet's normal diet. This also helps prevent over or under-feeding. However, if you forget to bring food, we do provide raw, freshly made food as our premium house food for an extra fee based on the size of the dog.

Should I bring my dog's toys or bedding?
To ensure a flea and tick-free environment, we ask that you do not bring any bedding, fabrics, or toys. We provide all dogs with a Deluxe Dog Bed and a fresh blanket at no additional charge.  We have over 100 toys for inside and outside to play with. We do not want to get your toys confused with ours.

Should I bring my dog's cage/crate?
If your dog is most comfortable at night in a crate, then yes. If your dog sleeps in the open, then no. We have deluxe dog beds which are easily sanitized for each dog.

What is the minimum age for boarding a puppy?
The youngest age we will accept is a 10-week-old puppy, due to them needing their mother's warmth and milk before this age. If the mother is being boarded as well, we would make an exception. We just want the welfare of the puppy to be taken care of.

Do you have any restrictions on dog care or boarding?
For the safety of your pet and other dogs at Universal Dog Care Orlando, we do not accept dogs in heat, dogs that have been coughing within the last week, dogs that have open wounds or stitches, dogs that are recovering from surgery,  dogs that have contagious diseases, or dogs who are aggressive to dogs or people.  

Can you administer medications?
Yes, we are trained to administer medications. However, unfortunately, we no longer accept insulin-dependent pets. If you have a senior pet, please inform an associate and we will gladly accommodate their needs and follow your veterinarian's instructions. All prescription medications must be presented in the original medication bottle.

Post Surgery Guests: To reduce the risk of complications post-surgery, we will not accept any pet with non-dissolvable staples or stitches. Any pets with dissolvable stitches must be at least 2 weeks post-operation.

What is your cancellation policy?
If your plans have changed, we ask that you please give us a courtesy text so we can allow availability for another dog to be taken care of. We impose a $25 per day of booking cancellation fee to offset the credit card fees we are charged.

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7200 Ferrara Ave
Orlando, FL 32819
United States

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