What are boarding kennels?
Boarding kennels are facilities that accommodate dogs for a few days or a few weeks at a time while their owners are away. They range from the most basic ones to the most luxurious. If you’re considering boarding your dog in a kennel, there are a few things you need to know.
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Dog-kennels are everywhere in the country. That’s no surprise: according to PDSA, 26% of the UK population have a dog - that’s a whopping 9.9 million dogs! Those facilities are a perfect way to get your furry friend cared for when you’re away for a couple of days or several weeks at a time. But are they all the same? What should you look for to make sure you choose the best one?
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How to find dog kennels near me?
There are a few ways to find the perfect dog boarding kennel near you. No matter the way in which you find it, it’s best to visit the premises before you book one. This is the only way to make sure that your dog will be fine staying in there while you’re away.
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Dog kennel and run
A dog kennel and run is a good in-between solution to get your dog an outdoor space without compromising on his well-being and safety. It is a structure that comprises a shelter for the dog and a fenced-in area. This is the perfect solution to give your dog a secured outdoor space if you do not or can not fence an area.
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With over 1,700 members and 218 breeds recognised, the Kennel Club (KC) is the official kennel club in the UK and the oldest recognised canine club in the world. The organisation is active in many ways to promote, protect and register dogs. KC also acts as an educational center and offers lots of resources to dog owners, vets and people working with dogs.
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Alternatives to kennels
What are your options if you’d rather not leave your dog in the company of other dogs? Dog sitting is the answer. With Holidog, you can easily find a trusted pet sitter to take care of your dog. Dog sitting is a better option: your pet can keep on enjoying all the comfort of a home while being loved and pampered.
There are lots of reliable dog sitters near you registered on Holidog. All you need to do is to visit our website to find the right one for you and your dog. We take pride in carefully selecting our dog sitters to offer the best quality of services and ensure your dog’s safety.
With Holidog, finding the perfect dog sitter that matches your budget and expectations is easy. Dog lovers will be more than happy to take care of your dog. You will receive regular photo and video updates to let you know how your dog is doing. All the benefits of a luxury facility for a fraction of the price!