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Dogs for Better Lives is a luxury “Vacation Destination” for dogs on Cape Cod. We offer dog boarding and dog daycare. We also have a large retail area that offers a variety of pet foods, toys, treats and various accessories for your pet.

Call us today!
508-564-4088

Directions

  • From North (New York, Connecticut, Boston, Providence):
    Go over Bourne Bridge
    Stay on Rte 28 south approx. 6 miles
    Get off at Rte 151 exit heading east (N. Falmouth, Mashpee)
    Dogs for Better Lives 1/2 mile on left
  • From South (Falmouth):
    Get on Rte 28 north
    Get off at Rte 151 exit heading east (N. Falmouth, Mashpee, Hyannis)
    Dogs for Better Lives 1/2 mile on left
  • From East:
    Get on Rte 151 at Mashpee Rotary
    Dogs for Better Lives 7 miles down road on right, across from The Cape Club

Hours

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*see Covid update on home page for current hours*

Note: You will be charged for the day of boarding regardless of time of entry.
Check out times are Monday-Saturday is 11:00 a.m. and Sunday is 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Dogs checked out after these hours will be charged for that day.
Check-in and check-out times may vary during holiday periods. Prices subject to change.

Holiday Closings:

No Doggie Daycare on holidays, or when Falmouth Schools are canceled due to inclement weather.

  • New Years Eve (open from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon)
  • New Years Day (closed)
  • Martin Luther King Day (open 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Easter Day (closed)
  • Memorial Day (open from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Independence Day (closed)
  • Labor Day (open from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Columbus Day (open from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Day (closed)
  • Christmas Eve (open from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon)
  • Christmas Day (closed)

Holiday Peak Periods:

A three (3) day minimum stay, and corresponding deposit is required for the following Holiday Peak Periods:

  • February Vacation
  • April Vacation
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • July 4th (July 2-6)
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving (November 21-26)
  • Christmas / New Year (December 23 – January 3)

Holiday Peak Period deposits are 100% refundable if the reservation is cancelled at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled check in date.
Holiday reservations will be at full capacity – altering existing reservations is not recommended, but we will do everything we can to accommodate changes.

Early check outs during our Holiday Peak Period will be charged for the entire stay.
If you have any questions please call or email us.

Dog Daycare Hours:

Monday through Friday:
7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Drop off 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Saturdays (Memorial Day – Labor Day):
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Drop off 9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

No Doggie Daycare on Holidays, or when Falmouth Schools are canceled due to inclement weather.