937-265-5178 wagsinn@gmail.com

WagsInn Dog Lodging

Your Dog's Home Away From Home.

WagsInn is Central Ohio’s premier dog boarding facility located at Lori Wolcott’s home on 25 spacious acres. We are conveniently located between Dayton and Springfield, Ohio. WagsInn offers exercise, socialization, training, personalized attention, and bathing for your four-legged family members. 

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Whether you need lodging for a night or for an extended time, your dog will love staying at WagsInn.  You may choose which accommodations best fit your dog.  Our suites will accommodate 2 large dogs or 3 small dogs.  Each dog is provided with his own kuranda dog bed in their personal suite.  Just like at home, you’ll choose to have them rest comfortably in one of our crates in our air-conditioned and heated rooms. Our Houndstooth Lounge is nice too, for your smaller or older dog that prefers more of a quiet relaxed room to take their naps.  For those Great Danes and extra-large dogs, we have the colossal crates for their comfort. 

  • Colossal & Comfort Crates: $45/day per dog, 
  • Deluxe Suites: $55/day per dog, $45 for each additional dog in same household 
  • Houndstooth Lounge: $55/day per dog, $45 for each additional dog in the same household 

*If you have 3 or more dogs their will be an additional 10% off your total bill

**If your stay is 30 days or longer will receive a 10% discount.
*All Dogs adopted from WagsInn Canine Charities receive a 10% discount.
*A dog that prefers only people $10.00 extra a night (personal one on one care)


Separation anxiety, aggression, and destructive behaviors can be the result of not getting the proper exercise and discipline they require to satisfy their needs.  WagsInn is filled with stimulating activities to relieve such built-up energy. 

Your dog must be dog friendly to join the daycare group
Call us at 937-265-5178 to schedule an appointment.

Daycare with Transportation (per dog): Daycare with transportation is based upon location and availability

  • Pay by the Day: $60
  • 5-Day Package: $250
  • 10-Day Package: $450
  • 25-Day Package: $995

Daycare Without Transportation (per dog):

  • Pay by the Day: $35
  • 5-Day Package: $150
  • 10-Day Package: $275

Note: You will be notified on Facebook, text or email when daycare is cancelled due to holidays, weather, or staffing.


After lodging at the Inn, we can bathe your dog in a relaxed and calm setting. Cost is $30-$45 per dog (comb out, shampoo & conditioner treatment) pricing depends on breed.  Nail trimming is an additional $10.


Our WagsInn Wagon provides transportation to and from WagsInn Monday through Friday.
$40 to $45 average cost for transportation each way.

About WagsInn

The well-being of your dogs depends upon those taking care of them. At WagsInn, we take individual attention and socialization to heart. We have created a safe place for your dogs to get the exercise and loving attention you intended them to have. Our interactive environment helps provide the stimulation your dogs need to be happy and well-balanced. They will enjoy one-on-one attention with staff as well as walking with the pack, chasing balls through the fields, and socializing with other canine buddies.

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For the safety of our guests and comfort of the dogs, we require an evaluation at WagsInn BEFORE your dog stays with us for the first-time. Please complete this first-time client evaluation request form.

At the proper age all dogs must be spayed or neutered.

All dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccinations including DHLPP, Rabies, and Bordetella and we highly recommend the Canine flu vaccine (ask your vet for details) as well as being current with their monthly flea and tick prevention.


Check in and out times for Boarding :

All check-ins and check-outs by appointment only. Payment is due at the time of checkout. Note: Due to the additional fees associated with using credit cards we prefer checks or cash, however, as a service and courtesy for our customers we accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.  


7:30 am – noon
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

7:30 am – 10:00am

4:00 – 5:00 pm


Check-outs by 10 am will be at no charge (no early pick-ups on Sunday).

 Check-outs after 10 am will be a full-day charge.   

**There are no check-outs before 8:00am.**

Dear New Clients,

Thank you for wanting to board your dogs at WagsInn. At this time, we are not meeting with new clients and their dogs until the fall of 2022.

Please complete a new client form along with a reservation form. We will keep your application on our waiting list and will notify you if we have cancellations.

Sorry about any inconvenience this may cause. As always, we appreciate you contacting WagsInn for your dogs lodging needs.

We are accepting reservations from our current clients and dogs.  However, we are filling up for the weekends and holidays quickly!  Please make your reservations so we are able to accomodate your requests.

Enjoy the summer and we look forward to seeing you soon!  Lori

Why Choose WagsInn?

Our mission is to provide the safest, most healthy environment for your dog. We will provide the best  companionship, socialization and exercise for every dog at WagsInn. Our customers will receive  outstanding service provided by staff members who put their heart and soul into the care of each and every dog to make their stay at WagsInn is the most pleasurable experience possible.

From Lori Wolcott, owner

You will be worry-free knowing your dogs will be staying here at WagsInn. Along with my 5 dogs, I welcome your canine companions to our home. My overwhelming respect and love for dogs motivated me to rescue dogs in need and to open WagsInn in 1998. From the beginning, I have earned the trust and confidence of my clients and guests.

Our Facilities

Located at my residence, WagsInn will truly become “your dog’s home away from home.” We are located close enough to the cities, but in the heart of the country. Your dog will run with other dogs on our enclosed yards and fields. After hours of exercise and socialization, they can relax and sleep in one of our three air-conditioned and heated housing facilities. For inclement weather, your dogs can spend time with us inside our Canine Playroom with their other canine friends.

Please note: While every attempt is made to socialize the dogs, problems may occur. WagsInn needs to be informed if your dog should be isolated from other dogs or if you have additional concerns with your dog’s temperament or personality. 



Wags Inn is absolutely fantastic! Lori and staff are ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. My dog , Zig loves going to play or stay at Wags. The staff takes great loving care of the dogs. Plus there is an amazing rescue on site. If you want to adopt a new best friend - check them out! ❤️🐶 Support this wonderful business!!!!Robyn Smith
Our Casey loves it! The outdoors are great! Casey comes home happy. Good job Wags Inn LLC!Dave Freimuth
Lori and her staff are great. Beautiful facility. Only wish it were closer, but then you wouldn't have wags inn as it is.Don Venable
I have taken dogs to Lori’s since her opening. We have always had a wonderful experience and the dogs love going.Laura's Life Skills
Moose loves this home away from home. He's always excited after arriving.Dave Marshall
Phil Habib
We had an excellent experience adopting our new 4 legged family member from Wags! Everyone there is kind and really loves the animals in their care.Tricia Hefner
Fantastic! These folks are the best! The genuinely love these animals and care about placement. I cannot recommend them.highly enough!Jonathon McCutcheon
Frank Stevens
It's like a doggy dude ranch!! Our labradoodle loves it and is well taken care of, so we love it too!Paul Wilkey
Our German Shepherd LOVES it at Wags! He actually surprised us with how good he reacted with the people and the other dogs in his playgroup. He'll definitely be doing some play days here.Stephen Laino
My dogs were taken care of veey well. They seemes very happy. We will take them again...Very comfortable with them ataying there.Robyn Wise
Earl Albert
Ron Hovda
Our family has had the absolute best experiences with Waggs. We have been taking our dogs there for over 15 years. Recently we have been taking our two 7 month old Vizslas to Waggs for boarding and also a occasionally for daycare. My little fellas have loved it ! Let them be the judge of how great this place is ! When I pull up to Waggs the puppies are wiggly and happy. They can’t wait to see the staff and greet them with happy grins and sweet wiggles and wags! Lori the owner is absolutely incredible and Stephanie has been very responsive and helpful in sharing pictures and answering all of my questions about their day! There are too many staff members to thank... everyone is highly trained and professional. I absolutely love that they reinforce good habits and training with the dogs. Our family is so blessed that the dogs have this special “home away from home”. Thank you Lori for your passion for your business, your talent and your huge heart !H maria
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