Do you live in Scotland in the United Kingdom?
Do you need a dog boarding facility in Scotland to board your dog for a few days, or longer?
Below we’ve featured 11 top providers of dog boarding in Scotland.
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Mearns Canine Lodge is a luxury boarding house for dogs, based in Newton Mearns, just a few miles south of Glasgow. Set in 40 acres of fields and woodlands, and with 15 luxury suites designed to ensure your dog’s comfort, this is the perfect boarding house to send your pet for an annual vacation.
Mearns Canine Lodge goes the extra mile to ensure that your dog is comfortable and happy, with several enclosed outdoor pens for free roaming, and plenty of space for walks on the lead. Depending on your dog’s temperament, both group and individual exercises and games are offered, catering for the needs of all kinds of dogs.
The facility also offers doggie daycare and grooming. Boarding starts at £24 per day, per dog, although discounts are available for families and it’s also possible to arrange pick up and drop off for dog owners without their own transport. All dogs need to be fully vaccinated before admission.
To find out more and book your dog in for a stay at Mearns Canine Lodge, check the website.
Birdston Kennels offers reliable dog boarding at their expansive kennels just outside Glasgow. This boarding house is designed specially to make your dog feel comfortable and covers a vast expanse of parkland, ensuring your furry family member will have plenty of opportunity to stretch his legs while you’re away.
The staff at Birdston Kennels take the time to get your dog, and replicate feeding, exercise and bed times as closely as possible to your usual routine, to ensure minimum disturbance. They use only state-of-the-art Kuranda beds to make your pet completely comfortable, The kennels has a large play area, and plenty of outdoor space nearby for walks on the lead. With at least one member of staff for every five or six dogs, you can be sure your pet will receive plenty of care and attention.
You can even find out how your dog is getting on without you by checking out the kennel’s Facebook page! Staff post regular pictures in case you are missing your furry friend while you’re away. For further information, including current rates, call the office, or fill out the online contact form.
Valley Kennels is a family-run dog and cat boarding house, with over 20 years experience in the business! The highly trained staff are devoted to animals and take extra care to make sure your pet is comfortable, relaxed and happy during their stay.
Located just 6 miles from the city centre of Glasgow, Valley Kennels is situated in a lush, rural valley, close to Milngavie, with plenty of wild countryside for your pet to enjoy. Dogs love the surrounding woodland, and the secure outdoor areas that enable them to run at liberty. Depending on your pet’s temperament, dogs are exercised individually or in groups, and there are plenty of play stations inside the kennels to keep them occupied when they aren’t out for a walk.
The kennels also contains shaded and sunny areas, suitable for relaxing, and a play pool to cool off in the hot summer months! Prices start at £17 per day, with discounts applied if you have more than one dog and happy for them to share a kennel. All dogs must be fully up to date with their vaccinations before they arrive.
Get in touch today to book your pet in for its next holiday!
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in Scotland, and in addition to rehoming and rescuing abandoned animals, also offers boarding services for your favourite pet.
Facilities at this venerable institution are second-to-none, comprising purpose-built kennels and catteries with under-floor heating, veterinary care, and a 50-strong team of dedicated, trained employees eager to lavish your pet with love and attention. By choosing this home as a boarding house for your pet, you’ll be supporting the work of the charity, and helping to save countless dogs and cats that have been lost or abandoned.
Dogs and cats have access to outdoor exercise runs, ensuring that they get plenty of exercise. Daily rates for boarding are £10.50 for cats and £12.50 for dogs, and all animals must be at least 6 months old and fully inoculated.
To get in touch and find out more, check out and contact Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.
If you’re looking for a dog boarding service with a personal touch, look no further than Sheena’s Dog Boarding. Sheena, a former nurse, will welcome your pet into her home, without the need for cages (unless agreed by the owner). She only ever takes on one or two dogs at a time, which means that your pet will receive plenty of individual care and attention, unlike in a large kennels.
Sheena’s Dog Boarding is located in the Bellevue area of Edinburgh, close to a number of large, dog-friendly parks. Boarding rates include at least three walks per day, and start at £25 for an overnight stay. Sheena also offers day rates and there are discounts available for stays of longer than a week. This is an excellent option if you’re reluctant to use a large kennels or dog boarders, and want a boarding service that feels like a home-from-home for your dog.
To get in touch and request more information, check out Sheena’s contact page on the website.
Ingliston Cattery and Kennels has been looking after cats and dogs in Edinburgh for several years, and this experienced team has everything in place to ensure your pet is well looked after every time you go away. Facilities include houses for all sizes and breeds of cats and dogs, with centrally heated kennels and attached outdoor runs.
Ingliston Cattery and Kennels supply all beds and bedding and can easily adapt to your pet’s needs, including different diets, special medicines, and exercise routines. Prices vary between £11.50 and £14.50, depending on the size of your dog, and discounts are available for multiple pets able to share a kennel. All pets must be inoculated, including against Kennel Cough.
To find out more, and book your pet into Ingliston Cattery and Kennels, simply call or drop by today.
The Urquhart family have been running Rosevalley Boarding Kennels and Cattery since 2013, and all employees are dedicated to providing exceptional care for cats and dogs in the Inverness region. South African-born Naidene has been an animal lover from a young age, and has plenty of experience with dogs, cats, and even horses!
Rosevalley offers high quality kennels, with plenty of space to accommodate larger animals, and ensures that dogs are individually exercised four times per day in the purpose-built outdoor enclosure. It’s also possible to arrange for forest walks, to allow your dog to explore the beautiful woodland and countryside around Rosevalley. Prices start at £12 per day, with discounts for multiple pets from the same family.
For further information, and to book your pet in, check the website for all the contact details.
Highbridge Kennels and Cattery is a small, family-run business close to the tourist hub of Fort William, and provides a high-quality boarding service for both cats and dogs. The kennels are equipped to the highest possible standard to ensure your dog’s comfort and happiness, including thermal, veterinary-approved beds to allow your dog to cope with the chilly Scottish nights!
The weather-proofed outdoor run includes a pond, a sandbox and plenty of toys and games, ensuring that your dog will remain active and occupied during his stay. The exercise area also contains spaces for older dogs who may simply want to relax in the sunshine rather than playing with their younger neighbours. To make sure both dog and owner are completely happy with the service, Highbridge Kennels even offers an overnight taster session so your pet can settle in before a longer stay. Prices range between £11 and £14.50 per night, depending on the size of your dog, and all animals must be fully inoculated.
To find out more, and request a booking for your pet, fill out the contact form on the website today.
The Smith family have been running Lawersbridge Boarding and Day Kennels from Mauchline, Ayrshire for many years, and their experienced team is on hand 24 hours a day to ensure your pet is comfortable and happy.
Lawersbridge is particularly well equipped to deal with larger dogs, who will enjoy walks in the beautiful surrounding countryside. In the kennels themselves, each dog will benefit from spacious heated kennels, an intensive daily cleaning routine, and vigorous outdoor play sessions. The owners will also accommodate special diets and medical needs at no extra cost, although all dogs must be fully vaccinated before they are booked in.
For further information and to find out the current rates, fill in the online form and you’ll receive a call or email back as soon as possible.
In the remote Western Isles, in the far northwest of Scotland, finding a reliable boarding house for your pets can be tricky. Luckily, Richard and Jenny Pain run a high-quality kennels and cattery on the Isle of Lewis, devoted to caring for both cats and dogs.
Tiumpanhead Kennels and Cattery provides both indoor and outdoor accommodation for your dog, with comfortable bedding, and plenty of toys and activities. However, the real highlight for canine guests is the daily walk along the beach, where your dog can run and play in the sand to his heart’s content. Prices vary depending on the season and the size of your dog, so for further information, check the website for all contact details.
In the Borders region, just a stone’s throw from Peebles and Edinburgh, Glenbield Kennels offers beautiful facilities and a real home-from-home for your pet. Canine visitors here will get their exercise from the beautiful 4-acre woodland area just next to the kennels, which is securely fenced off to allow your dog to roam and play in complete liberty and security.
At Glenbield Kennels, dogs are encouraged to socialize as much as possible, as this is considered to be an excellent way of keeping them active and happy. However, if your dog prefers to be walked individually, the dedicated team will ensure they have everything required to keep them comfortable. Each kennel is heated, and includes an individual indoor and outdoor space. Additional services include daycare and home pickup and drop-off, for owners without their own means of transport.
For directions, email and telephone numbers, and to request a quote for your dog, check the contact page.
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