Premiere boarding facility

Doggie Daycare at the Gray Dog Lodge

Rehab and Swimming Center

Dog Training Workshops and Events

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The Gray Dog Lodge Luxury Suites

Bathing and Grooming Services



Our boarding suites are spacious and comfortable. 

All pets are given 4 potty breaks daily (at no charge)

We do not charge for giving your pet its medications. You must label all medications clearly and complete a sheet with specific instructions on administering the medications. 

You are welcome to bring your pet's bedding.  We do have bedding available at no charge.

Upon request we will place a Kuranda (raised) bed in your dog’s suite.  There is no charge for the bed, but availability is limited and is not guaranteed for Gray Paw Suites.

We offer 3 levels of boarding accommodations so even the most discriminating dog will find something she will love.



“Cozy Critter Suites”: $60 per night*


These are private 8 x 9 rooms and include 4 hours of social play for dogs approved for our social program or 20 minutes of staff playtime daily.



 Waggin Tails Suites”:  $45 per night*

These are 6 x 6 runs with glass doors and include 2 hours of social play for dogs approved for our social program or 15 minutes of staff playtime daily.

“Gray Paw Suites”:  $30 per night*

These are 4 x 5 runs with privacy panels.  This includes 1 hour of social play for dogs approved for our social program. Staff playtimes are available for an extra charge.

*Nightly rate is for one dog.  We charge $20 per night for each additional dog in the same suite.  All of our rates are subject to change.

Charlie and Maggie in their plush Waggin Tail Suite

Additional Services for Boarding Dogs

You can purchase playtimes, swim times, and daycamp/social paly (subject to temperament evaluation) for your dog to enjoy during his or her stay.  Sign up at check in for these additional services

Feeding: If you bring your own food, we do not charge for feeding. If you wish for us to provide dry food, the charge is $1 / day for up to 2 cups per day. There is an extra charge for additional food.

Playtime: $7 for 15 minutes (covers entire family)

Daycamp/Social Play: $5 per hour for large dogs. Large dog camp operates for 4 hours per day, excluding Saturday and Sunday. Small dogs (under 25 lbs) are $16/day. Each additional dog in boarding in the same run is charged at ˝ rate.

Pool Time: $10 for 15 minutes (must be able to swim unassisted; covers up to 2 dogs in same family)

Boarding Requirements

You must provide us with a copy of vaccination records from your veterinarian showing that your dog is current on distemper, rabies and bordetella. Your dog must also be health, clean, and free of fleas.

Lobby Hours

Check in and checkout times are during lobby hours only.

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 8 am - noon

Sunday: 2 pm - 6 pm

Our lobby is closed July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, and

Christmas Day.  So that we can provide the best services

to our canine guests, we do not allow pickups or

drop-offs on those days

Barkside Lodge • 1300 Simpson Road West, Lenoir City, Tennessee 37771
Phone: 865.986.9500 • Fax: 865.986.9551• Email: