Dog Boarding

Here at K9 Proving Ground we take pride in being a dog specific facility and pet resort located on a beautiful 35 acre property here in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Our innovative kennel design and our well trained staff allows us to give the best care in business for dogs of all sizes. Our kennel is licensed,  and the building is fully heated and air conditioned. Our kennels include an indoor and outdoor run and heated floors. Our building also has its own kitchen/food preparation room, grooming room, and examination room.  Our kennel building is under 24/7 surveillance and staff members are on the facility premise 24/7. 




  • Up-to-date immunizations for Rabies, Bordetella, and Distemper

  • 2019 PA Dog License

  • $35 Standard Kennel per day per dog

  • $50 Suite Kennel per day per dog


boarding add-ons

$4 per day Kong Filled with Peanut Butter

$45 Bath, brush, and nail trim for dogs 25lbs and under

$75 Bath, brush, and nail trim for dogs 26lbs and over


  • How big are the kennels? What is the difference between the suite and the standard kennel? For the standard kennel, The indoor kennel is 4' x 5' , the outdoor kennel is 4' x 10'. For the "suites" - the indoor kennel is 8 x 4' and the outdoor run is 8' x 10'

  • What is included in the exercise plan? The exercise plan includes multiple walks adding up to 2 miles and can be custom tailored to the needs of your dog.

  • What is the PA Dog License and how do I get one? The PA Dog License is a legal requirement for all residents of Pennsylvania that own a dog. This can be easily obtained by going to the website -

  • Am I required to bring anything with my dog? We only require you to provide your dogs food but you can bring blankets and/or bed, and treats to make your dog feel at home.

  • What are the hours of drop off and pick up? Our hours for drop off and pick up are between 9am and 4pm Monday - Saturday. If you cannot pick up your dog at 4pm, we kindly ask you to leave them with us one more night, if you pick up before 11Am the day is free of charge.

  • Where are you located? We are conveniently located on Route 447 in Cresco. We are a short drive outside of Stroudsburg and Mt. Pocono.

  • Can I have a tour of the facility? Yes! We are very proud of our facility and encourage all of our clients to see where their beloved pet will be staying.

  • Do you offer any discounts? Yes we offer a 10% off discount all of our services for Military, Law Enforcement, Seniors and AAA Members.

  • What vaccinations are required for my dog to stay at K9 Proving Ground? We require current proof of Bordetella, Distemper, and Rabies.

  • I came to drop off my dog and realized that one or more of his/her vaccinations are expired. Can you make a one-time exception for me and still let me drop off my dog? No, we will have to decline your check-in. For your dog and other guests safety, we CANNOT make any exceptions for expired vaccinations.

Boarding testimonials


Contact us today to set up your dogs stay 

(570) 595-2487 or