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Opening Hours

SUNDAY TO FRIDAY
AM: 9.30 to 12
PM: 2 to 5

SATURDAY
AM: 9.30 to 12
PM: CLOSED

IMPORTANT: We are CLOSED from NOON to 2pm every day.

Check-in's and out's are strictly during the Opening Hours above.

Grooming Services Include

  • Hydro Bath
  • Turbo dry
  • Clipping
  • - Breed Specific
  • - Tidy up
  • - Basic clipping
  • - De-matting
  • Nail Clipping
  • Ear cleaning
  • Flea treatments (Frontline)
  • Worming
  • Basic health checks
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Canine Facts

Age

Dogs must be over 16 weeks old and have up to date vaccinations to board with us. See our Vaccination page for full details.

De-Sexed

Our open plan socialization technique (see ‘Play Time’ below) makes it problematical to yard entire male & female dogs, therefore male dogs over the age of 9 months must be de-sexed to board with us. Full females (young enough to re-produce) are rarely accepted for boarding. However, sometimes we can cater for entire male & female dogs during off-peak times – depending on your dogs temperament – so please call us to discuss.

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Vaccinations

Your pet must have current vaccinations to board with us. See our Vaccination Page for full details

Yards

Dogs can have so much fun in one of our 28 day-yards. From small yards to spacious running areas, we can accommodate dogs of all ages, breeds, sizes and social abilities.  Further yards are on the drawing board too.

Some yards are grassed, others have river sand and all are equipped with ample shade, swimming/water troughs, sandpits, sprinklers (or de-misters), shelters, beds, and toys for the dogs to enjoy.

Play Time

Eight hours per day of socialising is what we aim for. We like to group our boarders based on age, size and temperament – so every dog has the opportunity for a playmate.

Food

All dogs receive quality food including 1st grade Hazeldene chicken, 4Legs wet food and a selection of breed, energy or age specific Royal Canin dry food.

Kennels / Rest

Our canine boarders sleep comfortably in our secure kennels.  Sleeping quarters are equipped with concrete floor heating, demister systems, roller doors, Snooza beds and water bowls. Families can share rooms, otherwise all our guests have a kennel to themselves.

Grooming

We have limited access to grooming services (provided by two local professional groomers), so advanced planning is essential.

Home-time

All of our canine boarders receive a complimentary hydro bath and brush after any overnight stay.

Special Needs Pets

We can cater to dogs with advanced or complicated medical or physical requirements including diabetics, surgical recoveries, and pancreatitis. One of our friendly managers is happy to discuss.

Photographs

We are fortunate that a couple of our family members are handy photographers and when they visit, take some terrific shots. Most pictures find their way onto our Facebook page – please feel free to like us so that you can join the fun.

Dog Training

Michelle Temme, a fully qualified dog trainer, is a permanent staff member with us. If your dog is booked with us for a 2 week + period, you can request training sessions as part of your package. Conditions apply.  Please contact us for further information.

Holidays!

School Holiday times and Public Holidays can be loads of fun but very hectic at the Kennels.

To ensure the smooth running of the business and the safety of all animals and workers on the grounds we only accept dogs who have boarded with us previously and (therefore) familiar with our routine.

If you have never boarded with us before, and want to book for a peak holiday period, then you must book a boarding stay beforehand, this allows us to make temperament observations and/or personality assessments of your pet – which assists us with yarding and management during busy periods.

Please call us to discuss if you have any questions about this policy.

Prices

Prices for boarding are based on the weight of your dog. For full details (including discounts and peak charges) visit our Prices Page.  (PS. You will be pleasantly surprised that we don’t charge for those little extras that other kennels do (walking, cuddles, play-time etc.)

Exhausted!

It is entirely normal for your dog to be super quiet and sleep for long hours (and days) after a stay with us. Don’t stress, they are only recuperating from their exertions in our highly stimulating environment.  It doesn’t stop them from being super excited about coming back to us. We just love to see the joy in regulars as they barge into our office, ready for another adventure.

We consider ourselves a four-legged holiday camp rather than a kennel!