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Best Free and Premium WordPress Themes for Your Pet Hotel or Boarding Facility

There are a great many of animal and pet WordPress themes with a fun, professional and truly flexible design that can be adjusted to fit nearly any animal-oriented site.

But here is what we noticed trying to find a theme that would be the best choice for pet hotel or pet boarding websites.

After browsing through the demos and feature lists of pets themes available on the market, we realized that the majority of them are optimized (in terms of available inner pages, widgets or integrated plugins) for businesses that differ from pet hotels in concept and operating principle. These are usually either grooming salons or vet clinics, or large pet care centers providing a whole suite of services (where overnight boarding may or may not be one of them.)

Let us explain what we mean with an example. E.g, many of the pet templates are shipped with appointment booking plugins – the ones for managing short-term (usually hourly) appointments. They do work great for pet salons, veterinary clinics or animal training classes.

Surely, you’ll also benefit a lot from having online reservations for your boarding facilities. But the thing is that for pet hotel sites you, in most cases, will need a reservation system to manage more long-term, per-day bookings instead of several hour appointments.

Quite honestly, pet WordPress themes that are optimized for such functionality out of the box can be counted on the fingers of one hand (still, they do exist and save you lots of time.)

However, thanks to the flexibility of WordPress, there always is a way out. You can add a real-time booking engine to your site by installing a dedicated plugin or let your customers submit requests for boarding via offline reservation form (of course, the last two scenarios take some additional work and occasionally, coding.)

P.S. If you’re looking for a detailed tutorial guiding you through the process of building a pet hotel site, check out our helpful article.

The choice is absolutely yours but cutting the long story short, we suggest you take this theme roundup as a starting point of your site building journey and pick a theme that seems to offer exactly what you need or, alternatively, is a perfect basis for further customization and enhancing.

Let’s get started right away. Take a look at the awesome set of pet sitting website templates!

Petotel – WordPress Pet Hotel Theme

WordPress pet sitting theme

Petotel is a Gutenberg theme built specifically for pet hotels and boarding facilities.Therefore, it comes packaged with all the functionality that websites of this type may require. Firstly, it has an integrated booking system letting you rent out boarding kennels online and accept live reservations. Secondly, the theme is bundled with a Gutenberg blocks plugin for you to add various content elements to your site (pricing tables, services lists, photos from your business’s Instagram account) and showcase the info about your pet hotel in all details. The theme is ready for WooCommerce.

PetCare – WordPress Dog Theme for Boarding Kennels

WordPress dog boarding theme

Minimalist and easily customizable PetCare theme is suitable to build a site for pet care kennels and dog boarding facilities. The template features full page hero images, attractive parallax effects and is fully responsive and cross-browser compatible.

Pet Business – WordPress Theme for Pet Care Kennel and Boarding Facility

animals and pets WordPress theme

This lightweight pet and animal template for WordPress is available in two versions – free and premium. Pick this theme to showcase services of a pet care center, boarding facility or dog daycare establishment and enjoy its fully responsive design, variety of pre-made page sections and one click demo import.

Animals – Pet Care WordPress Theme

Animals pet shop pet care WordPress theme

One more freemium template in our collection, Animals WordPress theme, also boasts attention-grabbing hero sliders. Thanks to the theme’s clean and professional-looking design, it can be as well used for animal shelter websites, sites for environmental NGOs or similar nature-inspired ventures.

Pets Club – Pet Care, Shop & Veterinary WordPress Theme

Pets Club pet care pet shop and veterinary WordPress theme

This theme is optimized for WooCommerce to let you launch an online shop at your pet hotel site and contains premade modules for appointment booking functionality (what’s left to you is to install a respective plugin like WooCommerce Appointments.) This can be useful if your boarding facility provides additional services of a pet groomer, veterinarian, etc.

Petta – Premium Pet Care WordPress Theme

Petta premium pet care WordPress theme

Petta theme provides you with pre-designed sections to present services of your facility, your team members, clients testimonials, events you may be holding, etc. The theme is ready for WooCommerce and comes bundled with a premium page builder – Visual Composer.

Petz – Pet Care & Veterinary Theme

Petz veterinary clinic pet caretakers WordPress theme

This fully responsive and speed optimized template with funky design is suitable for a cat, dog, bird and exotic pet care establishments. Currently, the theme doesn’t provide support for the Gutenberg editor but is compatible with Elementor page builder.

PetSpace – Animal Grooming WordPress Theme

PetSpace pet grooming WordPress theme

Though the theme’s demo is optimized for a pet grooming site, you still can transform it into a template for a pet hotel, boarding or kennel service. To make the process of customization easier for you, the authors of PetSpace equipped it with a handy Unyson page builder and a pack of content sections at the ready.

LovePet – Pet Shop & Veterinary Theme

LovePet veterinary WooCommerce WordPress pet theme

LovePet leverages the power of white space for your site to have an uncluttered and clean looking design. Although mainly meant for veterinary clinics and pet care centers, the theme can make a solid basis for a pet hotel, pet sitting or pet grooming site too. The theme is WooCommerce optimized.

Pet World – Pet Sitter Template for WordPress

Pet World pet sitting WordPress theme

Pet World is a website template for professional pet sitters who offer in-house pet sitting, home boarding or pop-in pet visits, as well as dog walking or training. The theme is Gutenberg optimized and comes with Visual Composer included, so definitely check it out if you’re in search of pet sitting website templates that are easy to customize.

Woof! – Multipurpose Pet WordPress Theme

Woof WordPress theme for pet businesses

Though not offered with any relevant functionality for pet hotels built-in, this theme is truly versatile in terms of design and offers a range of helpful inner pages and content sections. Apart from pet boarding websites, you are free to build a pet adoption directory, veterinary website and similar.

Petenica – Pet Adoption and Vet Clinic WordPress Theme

Petenica pet sitter pet adoption WordPress theme

Petenica is loaded with nifty functionality chunks to make your pet related website more interactive and engaging. E.g., along with the theme, you get an integrated Calories Calculator for dogs and cats and a ready-made appointment request form. The functionality of Petenica is mainly aimed at online pet adoption listings but the theme can be transformed into a pet hotel template too.

Petie – Pet Care Center & Veterinary WordPress Theme

Petie dog training WordPress theme

With 3 design variations for the front page and a suite of inner pages, Petie is a multipurpose and customizable template for wide number of pet related business, starting from grooming salons, boarding kennels or dog breeding establishments, and ending with pet shelters or adoption centers.

PetCare – Animal and Pet WordPress Theme

Pet Care pet healthcare services WordPress theme

A professional-looking template to build websites for establishments like veterinary clinics or similar animal care facilities. And since the theme is out of the box provided with a package of content building tools (Visual Composer, Revolution Slider) and custom font and icon collections, you can easily turn PetCare into a template for your pet boarding website too.

OnLeash – Dog Walking WordPress Theme

OnLeash dog walking WordPress theme

OnLeash is a WordPress theme created for professional dog walkers but can be equally well used by pet caretakers, pet hotel owners or house sitters. The theme is fully responsive, mobile optimized and provides compatibility with popular plugins such as Woocommerce, Visual Composer, Booked Appointments, etc.

Pet Grooming – Pet Grooming and Pet Shop WordPress Theme

Pet Grooming pet salon WordPress theme

This responsive WordPress theme is initially aimed at pet grooming salons but its use cases range far beyond that. The theme provides you with one-click demo import option to get started quickly and gives you the freedom of customization with built-in Visual Composer and a number of dedicated shortcodes.

Share your thoughts and tell us in the comments which theme you liked the most. We’re looking forward for your feedback!

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