Dog Boarding in Keswick
Each dog, or dogs from the same family, are housed in their own individual “Pet Cottage”. The cottages are comfortably heated in the winter and air conditioned in the summer, with two windows in each cottage for natural lighting and ventilation. Each cottage has a pet door which accesses the dog’s fully fenced and covered outdoor run.
The Pet Cottages are tiled inside, ensuring a clean environment for your dog, and are fully disinfected after use. To make your dog feel at home, each cottage is equipped with a night light and we have radios if your pet enjoys listening to music. Your dog is exercised four times per day in fenced yards, under the supervision of kennel staff, for approximately 20 minutes each time (weather permitting).
Please note that for the safety of your dog and other boarding dogs, we do not socialize pets that do not know each other. Although both dogs may be friendly, there is always the potential for a dog fight for various reasons which we have no way of predicting. For example, even the most social dogs may want to dominate other social dogs, have misplaced aggression, and various other issues we are not aware of. Even dogs that are happily playing together can experience injuries from playing too rough.
Since we believe your dog feels more comfortable with a diet he is familiar with, please provide enough food and medication (if required) for the duration of your dog’s stay with us. Although we provide washable mats and blankets for your dog, we encourage you to bring along a bed or blanket from home, as well as any favourite toys. We have a supply of treats, but you may provide your own. We also have raised pet beds available for your pet’s use in various sizes. However, if your dog is a chewer, there is a good chance that they will destroy the bedding – please let the kennel staff know this so we can remove our bedding.
All dogs admitted to our facility must be current with their annual vaccinations prior to boarding. We do not accept aggressive dogs, or those with severe health problems or communicable diseases. In the case of older dogs with health problems and/or who have never been boarded before, we may suggest a that a pet sitter or family member be a better option for their care. Unless they are used to being boarded, a kennel can be quite stressful for an older pet. Please ensure your dog is free of fleas and parasites prior to boarding. For the required inoculations, please click on “Vaccination Requirements“.