2979 N. Druid Hills Road; 404-633-5555, www.pawsplayhouse.com
Tucked behind the Publix at Toco Hills, this facility features two spacious indoor and outdoor play areas and large individual kennels. Along with your pet's food, toys and blankets, bring your picture so Fido won't forget your face. Overnight rates are $35 for one pet; $20 for the second.
Lucky Dog Lounge
347 Austin Avenue, Marietta; 770-425-2364, www.luckydoglounge.net
This spot where "dogs meet dogs" gives furry guests the run of a 1950s bungalow that has been transformed into a dog house. Pets unwind on the couches and dog beds and nap on the front porch or in the back yard. Music and the "Animal Planet" play every evening. Boarding priced from $28 to $32, depending on size.
4 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn; 770-925-9030, www.funnybonesfordogs.com
Dogs play together during the day in the 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space that includes poles and playhouses. In the evening, each pet retires to his own play pen with toys and food from home. Rates, based on weight, range from $24 to $30. A trial day is required before an initial stay to make sure each dog is sociable.
Crabapple Beds and Bones
640 Dorris Road, Milton; 770-754-1700, www.bedsandbones.net
This indoor facility has separate runs for small and large dogs and privacy panels between each kennel. Outside there's more than three acres with walking trails where pets are given a fresh-air workout. A registered vet tech is on staff. Rates are a flat $22 per day.