Are you looking for a list of dog kennels in Wales?
Below we’ve featured 14 providers of dog boarding in North Wales.
1. Hafod-Y-Bryn Kennels and Cattery
Hafod-Y-Bryn Kennels and Cattery in Colwyn Bay has been in business since 1982, and this family-run enterprise aims to take exceptional care of your pets whenever you go away. Current owners Steve and Nicola Frost gave the kennels a full renovation in 2013, creating state-of-the-art facilities that can accommodate dogs, cats, and even small animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits and other rodents.
Hafod-Y-Bryn offers a range of different accommodation options for dogs, including single occupancy kennels or large family pens. Each kennel includes a heated indoor bedroom and an outdoor exercise pen. The kennels also features three large AstroTurf exercise and play areas, where your dog will have plenty of toys and games to keep him occupied! In addition, the staff may be able to offer individual daily walks, at an additional cost.
Prices start at £7 per night for single occupancy kennels, going up to £16.50 for a three-dog family pen. All dogs must be fully vaccinated with a complete vaccination and booster record.
To get in touch with Steve and Nicola, check out the contact page for further details. They are happy to provide further details, send pictures, or arrange a visit so that you can have complete peace of mind before booking your pet in.
2. Tal-Y-Cafn Kennels
Tal-Y-Cafn Kennels is run by Aled, Rachel and their five children, and they have been taking care of cats and dogs in Colwyn Bay since 2001. Aled has a wealth of experience in dog handling, and spent many years training sheepdogs in the Welsh mountains. He later went on to train as an animal nutritionist and has even lectured in livestock nutrition and kennel management.
Tal-Y-Cafn Kennels offers luxury accommodation for boarding dogs, cats and small animals. All kennels are heated in winter and well ventilated in summer to ensure that dogs are always comfortable. Individual and family rooms are available, with outdoor runs, depending on the needs of your dog. Tal-Y-Cafn is organised on the principle that socialising is beneficial for your dog’s well being, and the exercise pens offer the opportunity for dogs to play with others and run at leisure off the lead. Dogs who are not comfortable with other animals can also opt to be walked and exercised individually.
Prices range from £12.60 to £13.80, depending on the size of your dog. To get in touch and book your dog in for a stay, fill out the form on the contact page.
3. Four Paws Boarding Kennel and Cattery
Based in a small village just south of Abergele, Four Paws Boarding Kennel and Cattery offers a range of boarding options for pets both small and large. Owned and run by Chris and his family, this is one of the most successful kennels in North Wales, built on the back of a pet sitting and dog walking company developed in London.
Since making the move to Abergele, the business has gone from strength to strength, and is particularly adept at dealing with animals with behavioural problems and socialisation issues. The kennels can accommodate up to four dogs and are fully heated to ensure the comfort of your pet. Beds are elevated and equipped with vet bedding, and music is played throughout the kennels during the day. Dogs are walked twice daily on an extendable lead.
Prices start at £12 per dog for single occupancy, with discounts available for larger kennels with two or three dogs sharing. All dogs must be vaccinated before they are admitted. Call or email for further details and to book your dog in.
4. Ewloe Kennels, Cattery and Rabbit Retreat
Ewloe Kennels has been hosting dogs, cats and small animals since 1966, and is one of North Wales’ premier kennels. Owners Karen and Steve have been running the business since 2013, together with their dedicated team, drawing together expertise in animal management, grooming, pet handling and small animal care.
Dogs are housed in individual kennels specially designed to ensure their comfort and security. Each kennel is heated and well ventilated, with individual runs to allow your dog to stretch his legs at any time of day. In addition, the six large exercise pens offer plenty of space for your dog to run around off the lead, at least four times per day.
The kennels also has facilities for cats and a special ‘rabbit retreat’, meaning that all family pets can be accommodated in the same place when you go away, and the staff even offer grooming and washing services. All dogs must be fully up to date with their vaccinations, including kennel cough. Price range from £12-£14 per day, depending on the size of your pet, and discounts are offered for families with multiple dogs.
To book your dog in at Ewloe Kennels, send a message via the website or book online.
5. Brookhouse Boarding Kennels
Located in Denbigh, Brookhouse Boarding Kennels is one of the premier dog kennels in North Wales, accommodating a large number of animals including dogs, cats, rodents and small pets. The dedicated team works hard to ensure that all pets are treated with care and attention, allowing their owners to relax, and enjoy their holiday knowing that their furry family members are safe and sound.
The kennels are equipped with under-floor heating, and televisions and sound systems are located outside each kennel. Each dog is walked daily in the owners’ farm, which is located in the beautiful landscape of the Clwydian Range. Dogs will love the ability to run over these wild hills. The kennels offers 24-hour veterinary cover, top quality dog food, and even daycare options for busy local residents.
Only dogs over three months old are accepted, and all visitors must be fully up to date with their vaccinations. For further details, including prices, visit the contact page on the website.
6. Hendre Farmhouse Boarding Kennels
Set in a gorgeous rural location in Denbighshire, Hendre Farmhouse Boarding Kennels offers a luxury service for your dog. Owner Dani Whines provides a personalised, friendly boarding house for dogs, including 14 purpose-built kennels equipped with everything your pet requires for an enjoyable vacation.
All kennels are fully insulated and heated, with plenty of room for dogs to stretch their legs. Dani also provides off-lead walks in the beautiful countryside surrounding the kennels, in small sociable group, providing your dog is happy in company. Hendre Farmhouse specialises in elderly or nervous dogs, and Dani ensures that each visitor is looked after just like a family member!
Hendre Farmhouse is best suited to Labradors, spaniels, collies and Jack Russells, due to the size and nature of the facilities. To get in touch with Dani, and to find out more about rates, check the website for contact details.
7. Happy Days Boarding Kennels
For more than 20 years, Happy Days Boarding Kennels in Llanelidan, Denbighshire, have been providing expert care for four-legged family members. These boarding kennels are run by experienced dog trainers, who can help with training and behavioural therapy in addition to providing high-quality accommodation for your dog.
The boarding kennels are scrupulously clean and well equipped to make sure your dog is comfortable and happy during his stay. Each unit offers plenty of space, heating, and an outdoor run so your dog can move around and stretch his legs as often as he wants. What’s more, Happy Days Kennels provides daily walks in the surrounding countryside, and can adapt to the dietary or medical needs of your dog.
For further information, including all rates and conditions, simply fill out the contact form on the website.
8. Lightwood Boarding Kennels and Cattery
With 10 years of experience, the owners of Lightwood Boarding Kennels and Cattery know just how to make sure your dog is properly cared for when you go away. This compact kennels close to Wrexham is equipped with all the necessary facilities to give your dog a vacation just as you are enjoying yours!
Lightwood’s kennels are fully heated and ventilated, with large outdoor runs attached to each room. They are equipped with veterinary bedding and sleeping baskets, and there are even family-sized kennels that can accommodate up to three dogs. Dogs are exercised individually in the large grassy space facing the kennels, where they can enjoy plenty of games that will stretch their legs and leave them ready for a good night’s sleep.
All dogs must be fully vaccinated, including for kennel cough. To find out more, and request a quote for your dog, contact Lightwood Kennels today.
9. Gatehouse Kennels
If you’re looking for an excellent kennel service on the island of Angeley, look no further than Gatehouse Kennels. Sarah Hibberd and Alan Still have been working with animals for most of their lives, and since taking over Gatehouse in 2016, they provide a state-of-the-art boarding service for dogs in North Wales.
Gatehouse Kennels is set in beautiful countryside overlooking Snowdonia, and canine visitors will love the long country walks on the lead, and games offered in the large paddock. Each kennel has a sleeping area and a large individual run, allowing your dog to stretch his legs whenever he wishes. All kennels are kitted out with veterinary bedding, heating, and insulated kennel mats.
Rates start at £10 per day for individual dogs, and discounts are available for families that can share a kennel. All visitors must be fully vaccinated with up-to-date veterinary records. To find out more, request a visit, or book your dog in, check the contact page on the website.
10. Arnwen Tyn Rhodd Boarding Kennels and Cattery
Arnwen Tyn Rhodd Boarding Kennels are a popular choice for customers seeking pet boarding in the area around Caernarfon. The friendly owners aim to provide your pets with everything they need for an enjoyable vacation, and as 70% of their clients are repeat customers, they seem to be doing something right!
With a background in dog handling and breeding, the team at Arnwen Tyn Rhodd Kennels know exactly how to make your pet feel comfortable and relaxed. Each kennel is equipped with veterinary bedding, with access to an outdoor run. In addition, dogs are exercised several times per day, either in the purpose-built exercise pen or in the secured woodland next to the kennels. Special diets and medications can be catered for, and it’s possible to book a large family kennel if you have multiple dogs.
Prices start at £11 per day for individual dogs, or £18.50 per day for two animals sharing a kennel. All dogs must come with full vaccination records, including against kennel cough. For further details, contact Arnwen Tyn Rhodd Boarding Kennels today!
11. Cefn Coed Boarding Kennels
Cefn Coed Boarding Kennels has been in business since 1997, and many of their four-legged customers keep coming back for more. Current owners Kim and Darren prioritise the care and comfort of all the dogs that stay with them, offering comfortable lodging and plenty of love and attention to make sure that your pet is safe and happy. This highly-rated kennels services all parts of Denbighshire in North Wales.
Each kennel is made up of a sleeping area and a covered outdoor run, with a view out on to the stunning Welsh countryside. This configuration reduces barking and stress for nervous dogs, and ensures that all the residents of the kennels remain calm. Dogs are exercised by daily walks on the lead, through the 12 acres of farmland attached to the kennels, or in the custom-designed playpen.
Prices start at £13 per day, and discounts are available for families of dogs that share a large pen. Vaccinations (including against kennel cough) are essential and should be up to date at least two weeks before the planned stay. To book your dog in, contact Kim and Darren today, but beware – the kennels fills up quickly in holiday season!
12. Alyn Kennels and Cattery
Set in the town of Mold and overlooking the beautiful River Alyn, this boarding kennels services both cats and dogs in North Wales. Current owner Lorraine has been running the kennels for over 13 years, and prides herself on a friendly, professional and high quality service.
The kennels are equipped with comfortable bedding, heating and outdoor runs, and all dogs are given ample opportunity to stretch their legs in the secure exercise pen. All visitors must be up to date with their vaccinations, and care is taken to ensure the health and well being of all residents.
For all the information, and for the latest prices, check the website for Lorraine’s contact details.
13. Tanat Kennels and Cattery
Tanat Kennels, run by Helen Evans and her family, is a small, intimate boarding kennels in a stunning location in Llanfyllin. Here, your pet will be given luxury, personalised treatment, as the small team go the extra mile to ensure the safety and well being of all their guests. With 3 years of experience as a veterinary nurse, Helen knows exactly how to lavish the care and attention that your pet deserves.
Dogs are housed in individual kennels with a comfortable sleeping area and attached outdoor run. Families of up to four dogs can be accommodated in larger kennels. All dogs are exercised on the lead in the pleasant local countryside, or can be exercised at liberty in the secure pen. For luxury treatment, some dogs can even be accommodated in the house, for a real home-from-home experience.
Price start at £10 per day for dog kennels, and £16 per day for home boarding. All pets must be vaccinated, and any medical conditions or behavioural issues must be made explicit at the time of booking. For more information, get in touch via the online form.
14. Nant Y Corn Boarding Kennels and Cattery
Established in 1993, Nant Y Corn Boarding Kennels offers a luxury dog boarding service in North Wales. Dogs are housed in state-of-the-art insulated and double glazed kennels, with a high-tech temperature control system. Nant Y Corn also offers expansive grassy paddocks or hard landscaped exercise yards to keep your pet occupied and active during his stay.
Every care is taken to ensure that your pet is happy, well cared for and safe for the duration of his holiday at Nant Y Corn. The team also offer grooming services and obedience classes, making this an excellent choice if your dog needs a little training or a quick haircut!
For further information, and to enquire about prices, fill out the online form on the website.
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