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Your Dogs Day Care at the Ranch



At the Ocala Dog Ranch, we provide a safe, friendly and structured play experience for your dog.  



Your dog will be matched with their own suitable playmates taking both size and play style into consideration. Through our safe and balanced approach to dog daycare you can have the peace of mind knowing your pet will enjoy optimal levels of play and socialization based on their individual needs.  



Did you know that dogs do not naturally play, socialize or exercise for hours each day? In fact, exposing dogs to excessive play or exercise can be both stressful and physically challenging for your dog. To counter this, we provide a private space between play sessions so your dog can nap, relax and unwind. 


So, let’s get you started today! Just a few short steps and you can be dropping your pup off to play and enjoy our large fenced in grass day care areas with their own playmates  Our goal is to provide your dog the physical and mental enrichment they deserve and the stress-free feeling you desire, a satisfied pet and a relaxed owner is a win-win for all!   


Benefits of doggy daycare:


Dogs are less likely to destroy items in the home due to boredom or lack of vigorous exercise.

Dogs are less likely to disrupt the house or neighbors with nuisance barking.

It provides an outlet for energy release and mental and physical stimulation.

Supervised by a dog trainer for a safe day of dog-cation.

A tired dog is a happy owner!


When can my dog come for daycare?


On Monday - Friday you can drop off your dog at 7:30 a.m. and pick them up by 6:00 p.m.  To arrange for your dog to come to daycare please contact Neil 352-575-1069.  


A Typical Day at Ocala Ranch Dog Day Care 



7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  

Drop off your dog 

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  


Play time for groups 

11:00 - 1:00 p.m.  


Nap and snack time or obedience training if added

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 


Play time for groups

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. 


Rest for pick up 

3:30 -  6:00p.m.  


Pick up





Inclement or hot weather:


If we have bad weather and or heavy rain, then the play group sessions will be moved to a covered pole barn for safety.  



Your Dog Daycare Options 


Basic day care: $30 first day then $25 for each day after that in the same week. 


Add ons: 


Obedience training 30 minutes - $50

                               60 minutes - $75

Pool experience: $15 (for dogs who already know how to swim)

Bath and towel dry: $25

Full Grooming by appointment made prior to dog drop off


Please note that new dogs to our program may be subject to an evaluation day after which the determination will be made whether our program is a good fit for your dog.


Please click the button below to fill out the application for day care.

Have your dog trained while at daycare!

If you would like to have your dog trained while at daycare we now offer day training on Wednesdays.  To find out more click Here


Contact Details

Please call  352-575-1069or use our contact form on the Contact Us page.

Ocala Dog Ranch

440 SW 110 Ave

Ocala, FL 34481

We are WEST of I-75


Upcoming Events 

Obedience/Good Manners class 


The next classes start

West Location

Beginner obedience:

3/5/24 10:30a-11:30a 

at Green Gates on Hwy 40 

3/5/24 6p-7p

at Green Gates on Hwy 40

sign up Here


Intermediate obedience:

Next class:


 at Green Gates on Hwy 40

sign up Here


Advanced obedience:

3/5/24 9-10am 

at Green Gates on Hwy 40 

Advanced #2 (must attend Advanced OB first) 

3/4/24 6-7pm

at Green Gates on Hwy 40 

sign up Here


East Location


Beginner Obedience:

3/20/24 9:30-10:30 

at the Downtown Market  

Find more info here.


Intermediate obedience:

3/20/24 11a-12p

at the Downtown Market

Find more info here.



Agility Classes

Intro to Agility

Tuesday 2/13/24 4-5pm

Sign up Here.


Agility Foundations

Foundations 1

Tuesday 2/13/24 5-6pm

Go Here 


Lure Coursing


Sign up Here


Barn Hunt

Beginner class

Tuesday 3/5/24 6:30pm
Advanced class

Wednesday 3/6/24 6:30pm

Sign up Here

Rattie Run Throughs

3/9/24 9am start time click the sign up link above or just go to the Barn Hunt page.



Updog tournament: You Pick


You Pick


UpDog Seminar

2/24/24 9am-12pm

Updog Tournament 

2/24/24 1-6pm

Go Here


Dock Jumping

IDS Dock Jumping Tournament

March 9 & 10, 2024


Click here To go to the registration page. 


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