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Theme Parks and Tours Providing Pet Kennels

We understand that theme parks are a family vacation must! Our list of theme park and tours that provide kennels, complete with detailed information about fees, policies, and more, will help you decide which destination is best for the whole family. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the rides knowing your furry family member is safe and sound!

Disneyland Resort Kennel Club
Anaheim, CA
714-781-7662

Dogs must have proof of rabies, distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, and bordetella vaccinations. Cats must have proof of rabies, panleulaopenia, rhinotracheitus and calcivirus vaccinaitons. The cost is $20 per day, per pet. Reservations are not necessary, but no overnight accommodations are available.

SeaWorld
San Diego, CA
800-257-4268

SeaWorld provides a pet facility for $25 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Kennels are approximately 4ft by 8ft and are outside under some coverage. You must bring your own bowls and food. The pet owner may use the water available onsite and may visit their pet throughout the day, as they desire.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Valencia, CA
661-255-4527

You may board your pet for free at the kennel located in the main parking lot. Please see a parking attendant for the location. Pets may not be left in unattended vehicles for any length of time.

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, CA
661-255-4100

You may board your pet for free at the kennel located in the main parking lot. Please as a parking attendant for the location. Pets may not be left in unattended vehicles for any length of time. Los Angeles County requires proof of rabies vaccination before you leave your pet.

Kennedy Space Center
Cape Canaveral, FL
321-449-4400

Free kennel service is provided for pet owners. The newly renovated kennels include air conditioning. You must provide the following to board your pet:

  • proof of current vaccinations
  • veterinarian contact information
  • emergency contact information for someone NOT in the space center complex
  • a leash (non-retractable and 6 feet or less) or pet carrier
  • a collar with identification tags

SeaWorld
Orlando, FL
888-800-5447

Located outside the main entrance on a first-come, first-served basis, these kennels are air-conditioned and staffed from park open until 1/2 hour after park close. The cost is $15.00 per day ($10.00 for Passport members – excluding Fun Cards). Park guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pet (dogs only) during the day. You may bring a blanket for the pet’s comfort. Please have a copy of your pet’s shot record and updated rabies tag available when you drop your pet off.

Universal Orlando Resort
Orlando, FL
407-224-4233

Located in the parking structure, the boarding cost is $15 per pet per day and the kennel closes 2 hours after the last park closes. No overnight boarding is available. Guests should provide food and plan to return periodically to walk their pet.

Walt Disney World Resorts
Orlando, FL
407-824-6568

Walt Disney World has various kennel options available for guests that are traveling with their family pet. All WDW kennels are run by Best Friends Pet Care, and they do provide overnight boarding, but there is no attendant. Kennel rates, sizes, and services available (including walks and feedings) vary by location. Proof of vaccination is required if you desire the kennel staff to interact with your pet. Pets may not be left in unattended vehicles for any length of time.

Busch Gardens
Tampa, FL
888-800-5447

On-site kennels are located at the front of the main parking lot across from the tram stop. The air conditioned facility is staffed from the time the park opens until one-half hour after the park closes. The cost is $25 per day ($10 for pass holders). Guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pets during the day. You may also bring a blanket for your pet’s comfort. Proof of vaccination and a current rabies tag are required.

Six Flags Over Georgia
Austell, GA
770-739-3400

On-site kennels are located in the East Parking lot as you approach the Front Gate. You may board your pets for a small fee. The park will provide water. Guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pets during the day.

Wild Animal Safari
Pine Mountain, GA
706-663-8744

Pets may not accompany you into the park. Visit the office to make accommodations for your pet during your visit.

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Theme Park
Santa Claus, IN
812-937-4401

An air-conditioned kennel is available for pets for a $20 fee. There’s also an outdoor kennel available for a $10 fee. If you house two pets in the same kennel, there is an additional $5 fee for the second pet. Space in both kennels is available on a first-come, first-served basis, during regular park hours only. Be sure to bring the pet’s food; an attendant will keep pets watered during the day. Remember to bring proof of your pet’s rabies vaccination. The individual kennels vary in size; the largest measure 46″ long x 23″ wide x 36″ high. Check-in is at Guest Relations. Please note that pets must be in carriers to be allowed on trams in the parking lot.

Soo Locks Boat Tours
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
906-632-6301

Spacious, covered, secure kennels are available on-site for a $5 refundable deposit. Guests should bring pet food and comfort items.

Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
636-938-5300

Air-conditioned kennel facilities are located at the parking lot entrance. Ask a Toll Plaza employee to reserve a kennel. Overnight accommodations are not available. Proof of vaccination and registration is required.

Wild Animal Safari
Strafford, MO
417-859-5300

Pets may not accompany you into the park. Visit the office to make accommodations for your pet during your visit.

Story Land Children’s Theme Park
Glen, NH
603-383-4186

Complimentary, on-site kennels are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The 26 covered kennels are located at the north end of the main parking lot, next to the train depot. Guests should bring pet food and plan to walk their pets during the day.

Biltmore Estate
Asheville, NC
800-411-3812

Leashed pets are welcome to join you on the grounds at Biltmore Estate. However, they are not permitted inside Biltmore House or other estate buildings. Complimentary, on-site kennels are located in parking lot C. These kennels are unattended and are not climate controlled.  Guests should plan to bring pet food and water, and to walk their pets during the day.

Carowinds
Charlotte, NC
800-888-4386

Climate-controlled kennels are provided on a first-come, first-served basis during park hours. There is no charge. Water is provided, but guests should bring pet food and plan to walk their pets during the day. Overnight pet stays are not permitted.

Cedar Point Amusement Park
Sandusky, OH
419-627-2350

Climate-controlled kennels are provided on a first-come, first-served basis from one hour prior to the park opening, until one hour after it closes. The cost is $15 per day, per pet. Water will be provided at no additional charge. Guests plan to walk their pets during the day. Overnight pet stays are not permitted. The kennels are located near the Bay Harbor restaurant and across from the preferred parking lot.

Wildlife Safari
Winston, OR
541-679-6761

Pets are not permitted in the Drive-Thru or Village areas. Kennels are available for cats, dogs and other pets during parks hours. The kennels are unattended and are not climate controlled. Locks are available for rent at Guest Services or the Main Entrance for $5.00.

Hershey Amusement Park
Hershey, PA
800-437-7439

The Barking Lot, located just outside the Park, under the west end of Hersheypark Stadium, is a first-come, first-served kennel available for a nominal daily fee. The kennel is open during park hours from mid-May to mid-September. Proof of vaccination for rabies, distemper, and bordatella required. Pets may not be left in vehicles. Overnight boarding is not available.

Ruby Falls
Chattanooga, TN
423-821-2544

There are four shaded, complimentary kennels available on a first-come, first-served basis.

DollyWood
Pigeon Forge, TN
865-428-9826

DoggyWood is a climate-controlled indoor dog care facility, constructed in the style of a rustic Smoky Mountain cabin. Kennels and “cottages” are available. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Please note that dogs are the only pets that can be accommodated, and overnight boarding is not available. Located adjacent to Guest Services at the Front Gate. Fees range from $25-$35 per day. Guests should provide food and plan to walk their pet during the day. Proof of vaccination required. You can have two dogs in a cottage for an additional fee of $5.

Six Flags Over Texas
Arlington, TX
817-640-8900

On-site kennels are located near the picnic area. They are air conditioned.

Seaworld
San Antonio, TX
800-700-7786

Located off the main guest parking lot, these complimentary kennels are outdoors, open-air, and covered, but unattended. Kennels are available on a first-come, first served basis. Park guests are invited to bring pet food and comfort items. Guests should plan to return to walk their pet (dogs only) and provide them with water during the day. No overnight boarding is available. Locks and keys are available for kennels.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Antonio, TX
210-697-5050

Kennel facilities are located to the right of the Main Entrance. Pets cannot be accommodated overnight and must have proof of vaccination and registration tags.

King’s Dominion
Doswell, VA
804-876-5260

You may leave your pet at the Kings Dominion Pet Care Center located outside the Front Gate during park operating hours. The fee is $5 per day.

Busch Gardens
Williamsburg, VA
800-343-7946

Pet care is provided in the England parking lot. The cost is $10 per day. The facility is temperature controlled. Guests should provide food and plan to walk their pet during the day. You may reserve a kennel by visiting the web link.

Canada’s Wonderland
Vaughn, ON
905-832-8131

You may board your dog or cat in an air-conditioned facility for a daily fee of $6. You must provide all care for your pet but the building does have a water faucet, bowls, and kennels. The largest cage available is 71cm (H) x 116cm (W) x 68cm (D). Please do not leave pets inside your vehicle.

Does your dog hate being left in a kennel? Then try one of the smaller theme parks that allow well-behaved, leashed pets to join you as you stroll the grounds.

Check out Knoebel’s Grove Amusement Park (Elysburg, PA) and Fun Spot Theme Parks in Kissimmee and Orlando, Florida and Lagoon Park in Farmington, Utah. And don’t forget Dinosaur World locations in Glen Rose, Texas, Cave City, Kentucky, and Plant City, Florida. They are all dog friendly.

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