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Universal Dog Care Orlando

More than 1700 5-star Google Reviews 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 | Near Disney and Universal | Hablamos Español | TEXT (407) 212-7152
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Need to get your Fun happening? We can help take care of your family. Text for rates and availability so we can help your family.

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Doesn't she just get you in the feelz? We love dogs...but adorable dogs just go another level. Text for rates and availability so we can help your adorable dog have fun with their friends!

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Why do you say "It is our pleasure to serve your family" almost every time someone says THANK YOU... Because we are reminding you and ourselves...that we are IN SERVICE. Not in BUSINESS. IN SERVICE to the families we serve. And although we have done this THOUSANDS of times, you may be bringing yo...

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Family Care Masquerading as Dog Care. We treat your dog like family...text for rates and availability so we can be of service to your family.

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Why do you say "It is our pleasure to serve your family" almost every time someone says THANK YOU... Because we are reminding you and ourselves...that we are IN SERVICE. Not in BUSINESS. IN SERVICE to the families we serve. And although we have done this THOUSANDS of times, you may be bringing yo...

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Want your Fur-Baby to feel at home when he is NOT at home? Universal Dog Care Orlando does that for you. Text for rates and availability so we can take care of your family.

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10 months ago
I am so happy I picked universal dog care to care for my fur baby on vacation. They kept me updated with pictures throughout his stay and I could see he was having a good time. When I picked him up he was very happy and I could tell he had a good time. They treated my sweet boy like their family and I will not take my fur baby anywhere else while we visit Orlando in the future. I am extremely satisfied!!!!
- Dena R
10 months ago
We LOVED sending our yellow lab Luna here while we visited the Universal parks! Luna is 10 years old and this was her first time being boarded, so we were anxious to leave her and see how she did. We felt so at ease the moment we left her and knew she would be in good hands. Luna made so many friends and had SO much fun. Our family loved getting pictures every hour, when the phone went off we would immediately open it to see how happy Luna looked. We also appreciated that they made sure Luna was getting rest. On the last day, Luna was tired so they put her in her room to rest and we loved that they cared and made sure she was comfortable. We highly recommend this place!!
- Ashley T
8 months ago
We are so thankful we found Bella’s home away from home! We started off each day of our vacation knowing our pup was in good care and went to sleep each night knowing that she had a day filled with fun. We appreciated the reassuring photos and communication throughout the day. When we picked our Bella up she was so happy to see us, greeted us with hugs, and was excited to tell us all about her time there. This is our first and only choice for our boarding needs. Don’t hesitate to book here!!
- Joyce G

Dog Care & Boarding

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. We try to know what you need in your care and deliver that with CONSISTENCY, RELIABILITY, and PROFESSIONALISM. 

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 family fun.
We have recliners, chairs, and beds with a family approach, not dogs who are screaming and fearful 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 as the crow flies from Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay 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:
  • Dogs are walked ON LEASH in our fully-fenced 3/4 acre yard (with trees and flowers and birdbaths) about once every couple of hours. 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, potty pads in each corner, and friends to play with...
  • All-Day Doggy daycare, or full (overnight) boarding or multiple-day dog care for as long as you like...
  • Daycare hours are 8 am to 8 pm, with special accommodation for early drop-off or late pickup.
  • Experienced, Trained, and Loving Family Dedicated to Delivering Personalized Attention, with arms, laps, and love.
  • Individual playtime for dogs who are shy, dog intolerant, or need extra human attention
  • Food and treats that you supply are presented for consistency and reliability and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions  

What Information do you need to schedule our dog's care?
TEXT ‪(407) 212-7152‬ so we can check availability.

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) 212-7152‬. We individually book your appointment based on your needs.

What experience do you have caring for dogs?
We have had 25 years experience with rescue. Currently, we have one chiwauwau, Ghost, 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 friends, go out into the fully-fenced backyard on a leash 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 generally 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) 212-7152‬, 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. 

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. We feed all dogs SEPARATELY to avoid food allergies or food aggression.

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 want to make sure your dog has the best experience possible.

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 an 8-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.  

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. You can reschedule or BANK your care for the future at no extra cost, just let us know your needs.

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7200 Ferrara Avenue
Orlando, FL 32819

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