Boarding Kennels and Cattery

Boarding Kennels

Our Kennels.

Team Whitley work incredibly hard to create a homely and welcoming environment for your dogs. The team are qualified, experienced and passionate. They will care for your dog's every need. We understand seperation anxieties caused by covid lockdown and will support your dog with the necessary transitions. Your dog's accomodation comprises of a heated sleeping area and an outside covered run which allows good ventilation. Our kennels are cosy in the winter and cool in the summer and we offer a choice of single, double, family or small dog occupancy.

Nutrition.

We provide only the highest quality pet food to our guests. James Wellbeloved is a complete natural hypoallergenic dry food that provides a fully balanced diet. We also cater for dogs that prefer wet foods with Naturediet which is a 100% natural and comes in lots of feel good flavours! We are also happy to maintain preferred diets, but owners will need to provide their dogs food in a secure sealed bag or air tight container.

Wellbeing, welfare and enrichment.

For some dogs encountering new and strange surroundings can be a daunting experience. Our aim is to make our guests feel at home. We also understand behaviour conditions like seperation anxieties. The team's support will help you and your dog with the necessary transitions. We recommend and encourage owners to bring with them favourite toys that will help dogs feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Bedding is provided by us and is washed daily to maintain our high level of cleanliness. The welfare of our guests is of the utmost importance and all dogs are treated as if one of our own. Enrichment is an important part of our care, including snuffle mats, licki mats, filled kongs, natural treats plus lots more for your dog to enjoy!

Security and safety.

The security and safety of guests is of paramount importance to us. We have CCTV cameras throughout our facilities that are monitored via an app on directors' and managers' phones. We are open for pre-arranged appointments and daycare, otherwise Whitley Crest is closed to the public.

Vaccinations.

It is our duty as a licensed kennels to ensure all guests in our care remain healthy. Vaccination records will be asked for before checking in. Dogs have to be vaccinated for the following;

  • Distemper
  • Hepatitis
  • Canine Parvo
  • Leptospirosis

It is not a licence requirement to insist on the kennel cough (KC) vaccine as an establishment and to protect our guests from a live vaccine we insist on a 4 week clearance from the date administered to the day of arrival. Your dog does not need the KC vaccine to stay! No dog will be admitted without proof of up-to-date vaccinations. We accept titre tested dogs and require a two week clearance after a primary vaccination has been administered.

Medication.

Medication needs to be handed over in its original packaging and clearly labelled with instructions from your registered vet. Insulin will be refridgerated. Supplements can be handed over to us in any air-tight packaging. Out of hours medication will be subject to a small fee.

Veterinary Services.

In the unfortunate event that a guest becomes ill whilst boarding with us, we have access to veterinary services 24hrs a day. Our practice is Quarry Vets, which operates its own in-house emergency service. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse admission to a guest showing signs of ill health. A dog must be fit for boarding. Older dogs may need to be assessed before arrival.

Prices.

1 dog - £22 per day

2 dogs - £36 per day

3 dogs - £54 per day

 

£15 per dog for a bath.

Boarding Cattery

Our Cattery.

Team Whitley welcomes your cat to our Cattery. A homely environment where your cat will feel loved, safe and be cared for. Built to a modern design our bright and well ventilated cattery consists of a cosy, heated bedroom which leads out to a spacious play area with an outside view. Warm in the winter and cool in the summer, with hide outs, bridges and wooden scratching posts. It is the perfect holiday destination!

Nutrition.

You are very welcome to bring along your own cat's food, otherwise high quality dry and/or wet food is provided.

Wellbeing, welfare and enrichment.

Cats really do not like change so we will always try our best to settle a stressed cat by trying various techniques, for example leaving their carrier or belongings, such as toys, in with them to comfort them. Bedding is provided by us and is washed daily to maintain our high level of cleanliness. The welfare of our guests is of the utmost importance and all cats are treated as if one of our own. We are comitted to provide a fun filled, loving environmental with stimulating feline focused activities for all our guests.

Security and safety.

The security and safety of guests is of paramount importance to us. We have CCTV cameras throughout our facilities that are monitored via an app on directors' and managers' phones. We are open for pre-arranged appointments and daycare, otherwise Whitley Crest is closed to the public.

Vaccinations.

It is our duty as a licensed cattery to ensure all guests in our care remain healthy. Vaccination records will be asked for before checking in. Cats have to be vaccinated for the following;

  • Nobivac Tricat Trio

We do not require the Feline Leukaemia (FelV) vaccine, we will accept your cats with or without it. No cat will be admitted without proof of up-to-date vaccinations. We require a two week clearance after a primary vaccination has been administered.

Medication.

Medication needs to be handed over in its original packaging and clearly labelled with instructions from your registered vet. Insulin will be refridgerated. Supplements can be handed over to us in any air-tight packaging. Out of hours medication will be subject to a small fee.

Veterinary Services.

In the unfortunate event that a guest becomes ill whilst boarding with us, we have access to veterinary services 24hrs a day. Our practice is Quarry Vets, which operates its own in-house emergency service. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse admission to a guest showing signs of ill health. A cat must be fit for boarding. Older cats may need to be assessed before arrival.

Prices.

1 cat - £10 per day

2 cats- £17 per day