Doggie DayCare, Boarding & Spa

Now in Two Locations LivingstonMontclair


Does doggie need a rinse, trim or new do? 


Compassionate and empathetic, we do not believe in caging our guests.


We offer a one of a kind boarding experience that you won’t find anywhere else. 


Puppy obedience issues?

We can help…


Join Pups@Play FREE Loyalty Program

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Let us know you’d like to join and you’re in-It’s that simple!

Earn points each time your dog comes in for a Pups@Play service.
Those points accrue until you’re eligible for FREE SERVICES, such as Daycare, Grooming, or Boarding.

The more you come to Pups@Play, the more your loyalty pays off!

We value our clients! YOU DESERVE A REWARD!

About Us

Who Is Pups@Play


Pups@Play offers a clean, safe, and sociable environment for your pooch to enjoy. Our climate-controlled facility offers multiple playrooms that give our pups room to socialize, exercise, and play. Our guests are NEVER confined to a kennel or cage. Our experienced and attentive staff provides personalized playtime and regular outdoor walks to each pooch at no additional cost. Our goal is to deliver a happier, healthier dog after each service.

Pups@Play is a one-stop shop for all of your doggy needs. Whether your pup requires a haircut, a dog sitter or training in obedience, we’ve got you covered from top to bottom. Here at Pups@Play we PUP UP the Volume with full service Dog Grooming. We offer a variety of Grooming Pooch Packages that are TAILored to your pup’s specific needs, as well as a variety of A La CarteSPAW services.

After your dog gets their SPAW grooming treatment, your pup can have a day of fun with us. We offer Dog Daycare that is personalized fun that fits your pup’s social personality. We do not believe in caging our guests, so instead we give them plenty of space to play together under the supervision of our experienced K9 counselors. Your pup can also strut their stuff with one of our trained Pups@Play staff members. 

Our Dog Walking services will give your dog the opportunity to be walked for 30 minutes, so that your pup can get exercise and fresh air.

In case your pup is having too much fun with us at Dog Daycare, your pup can stay the night with us. Our Dog Boarding service is a one of a kind experience. Instead of leaving your dog along and isolated in a cage or “suite”, at Pups@Play your pup will enjoy our “slumber party experience” where that will spend the entire night with all of their furry friends and a human companion.

What People Are Saying

When we first moved to Livingston, NJ we experienced some trouble finding a groomer that we felt we could trust and that we felt would take good care of our dog. We finally found Pups at Play and we’re introduced to Doreen (one of their groomers). She is absolutely fabulous! She’s so gentle and loving with our dog and we can tell our pup feels comfortable and safe with her. If you’re looking for a groomer that’s gentle, kind, and talented…Pups at Play is it!

Lauren Barone

After researching several doggy daycare facilities I decided on Pups@Play and my dog and I are glad that we did! The staff was friendly and my dog became so calm and trusting of the facility and the staff. By day #2, my dog jumped into the car at the mere mention of the word “daycare”! I am so grateful to have found a loving daycare!

Jennifer Sumerlin

Pups@ Play is a great place with a very caring staff. My daughter brought her dog to Pups@Play after having a bad experience with a groomer in the state in which she lives. She was reluctant but I suggested we give it a chance. Melody is great and took her time with Remy. Remy is deaf which even makes it more difficult at times. She enjoyed being groomed and was very cooperative thanks to the caring staff at Pups@Play. I would highly suggest Pups@Play for Day Care, Boarding, and grooming.

Jonathan Howard

Janet O'Bryant

I was so pleased with the experience at Pups@Play, the groomer Melody was excellent with Athena. The staff are friendly and really caring. If you don’t have a groomer who cares and takes care of you dog with the upmost love and …

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Response from business owner

Janet, when you bring your pup here you can always be assured that we'll take the absolute best care of them. I'm delighted you are so impressed with Melody and her work! We love helping her look her best, (not that Athena needs our help.. she’s always beautiful) and we're thrilled you always think she looks wonderful after a groom here. We look forward to her next visit. -Lori Z., Owner

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iris B

Best groomer

Roxy and I love Doreen

Patti C

Great 👍 max looks beautiful


42 Okner Parkway

Livingston, NJ 07039
Just off Route 10 near
the Livingston Circle

Phone: 973-740-8500

Fax: 973-251-2582



85a Walnut St

Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone: 973-740-8500

Fax: 973-798-1659