We like to think of our place as Grandma's house. We get to spoil your pet while you're gone. Our goal is to get to know your dog, make sure they're happy and send them home tired. You have a lot of places to choose from and we thank you for choosing us.
We offer boarding for more than just cats and dogs. Does your bearded dragon need his crickets daily? Does your potbelly pig get sad being home alone? We offer boarding for almost everything, even snakes. Sorry, we don't take children. So far, we've had the opportunity to take care of birds, lizards, guineas, hamsters, pygmy goats and a tortoise. Have habitat to travel? You can drop them off with us.
We've hired some great people to help us and they love your pets as much as we do. Our goal is to make them as much a part of our business as family. We'll do an employee introduction page with their pets as soon as I can find some extra time.
We are a pet hotel.
It's where they go to vacation while you're away. We offer cat boarding as well. Whether you just need an overnight or long term, we can accommodate.
We offer discounts on long term boarding of three weeks or more.
We also offer daycare Monday - Thursday, 6am to 5:30pm. The cost is $15/day per dog.
We are located in the beautiful hills of Santa Clarita's Bouquet Canyon. Going north on Bouquet we're just about a mile past Vasquez Canyon Road and a 1/2 mile up Course Gold Road across from Action. It is a dirt road (for now) so if it has been raining, give us a call before coming up to check conditions. If it's too muddy we will do drop off and pick up at the bottom.
Rates from January 1, 2017 to February 28, 2017:
Dogs under 30lbs - $26/day; over 30lbs - $31/day
Starting March 1, 2017:
Dogs under 30lbs - $28/day; over 30lbs - $33/day
Cats of any size are $18/day
Exotics such as hamsters, guineas and lizards are $10/day
We require a copy of your current shot records - for dogs that's a Rabies Certification and proof of DHLPP and Bordetella (see the Bordetella disclaimer). For cats that's a Rabies Certification and proof of FVRCP and FELV (for cats that have been outdoors).
FLEA AND TICK TREATMENT - while we don't require your pet to be treated it is a good idea to have them protected as this winter was wetter than normal and fleas and ticks are more prevalent.
For boarding, your dog should be relatively healthy and in good condition. Boarding for some dogs can be a stressful time and can decrease their immune system. Please let us know if you have any concerns prior to boarding and we will answer any questions to the best of our ability.
We reserve the right to refuse to board your dog if they arrive at our facility with any concerning health issues not previously discussed with our office staff.
WHAT TO BRING AND WHAT NOT TO BRING: You may bring your own food, bedding, blankets, toys (that they can have unattended). DO NOT bring bowls (unless it's a slow feeder or bloat bowl), irreplaceable items, things your dog may ingest that they shouldn't.
We started with just 12 condos in 2011 and look where we are now. We have 30 condos and 16 small dog spots as well as a designated cat building lovingly known as Rusty's Cat House. We're looking forward to eventually building a larger, all inclusive facility. We also have plans for an exotics room.
Going High Tech - We have plans to incorporate features like bookings and payments into our website. We'll announce it here and on our FB page when that happens.
GROOMING: We're also getting a groomer. Lindsey, who is currently transitioning from kennel attendant to office will be starting school to get her grooming license. We will offer full service grooming right here on the property. During her training, don't be surprised if you get a call asking if we can groom your dog for free so she can complete her training.
The ugly truth about kennel cough and the Bordetella shot.
1) Even a vaccinated dog can carry and contract kennel cough.
2) Kennel cough is airborne and contagious but not every dog will show symptoms.
3) It's viral so antibiotics won't get rid of it.
4) Your dog will sound horrible for a few days and even vomit a little due to the forcefulness of the cough.
5) The incubation can be anywhere between 3 and 10 days and your pet may remain contagious for up to 2 weeks after contracting it.
6) Kennel Cough is like the flu - there are different strains and every dog that boards, or goes to dog parks or even walks into a vet's office takes a chance of being exposed.
Luckily, it's generally not life threatening.
According to WebMD: There are three forms of vaccine for kennel cough: one that is injected, one that is delivered as a nasal mist, and one that can be given by mouth. Although these vaccines may help, they do not guarantee protection against kennel cough or infectious tracheobronchitis because it can be caused by so many different kinds of bacteria and viruses. Also, it is important to realize that neither form of the kennel cough vaccination will treat active infections.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit between 10am and 2pm every day we're open, no appointment necessary.
We are open 6am to 6pm every day with the exception of 10 holidays during the year and 3 half days.
Drop off and pick up are anytime between 6am and 5:30pm.
Days we're closed: New Year's, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
Days we close at noon: The day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.