LUXURY DOG BOARDING AND DAY CARE SPANNING OVER 100 ACRES OF THE KENT COUNTRYSIDE – NOW ALSO OFFERING DAYCARE AND BOARDING FOR CATS!

The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven at Etchden Court Farm is a safe haven for dogs and cats whose owners are absent from the home for any length of time. We can take care of everything that your dog or cat needs and provide them with the facilities for their very own luxury holiday at every animals dream location – Etchden Court Farm. 

However long you require our services you can rest assured that your dog or cat will be treated like one of our family. Should you choose to board two or more four legged friends sharing a kennel or cat chalet (just like at home) then this is of course possible.

At The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven, we take your dog or cats vital nutrition very seriously, for many pets a sudden change in environment is enough to put them off their food and cause them stress, therefore wherever possible we highly recommend making only very minimal dietary changes.

Fresh water is readily available at all times and frequently changed for freshness.
Food preparation is always carried out wearing gloves and using the correct protocol at all times to protect all of our Lodgers and Staff. All food and drinking receptacles are cleaned after every use and deep disinfected at least once a week. All receptacles, toys, bedding are regularly checked for damage and replaced regularly.

We will talk you through your pet’s food schedule and any dietary restrictions, allergies, medications, long or short term illnesses or injuries and any other information that we may need or that you feel is important for us to know about your beloved pet at the time of booking. Any special requirements, allergies or intolerances will need to be declared when booking your pet’s stay with us. It is of upmost importance that we have as much information about your furry friend as possible. 

In order to board or have your pet attend Day Care with the Dog Lodge or Cat Haven they will need to have received their most up to date yearly booster injections for all diseases associated with dogs and cats – this includes but is not limited to kennel cough, your dog(s) must have had kennel cough vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to booking date, as well as routine vaccinations prior to boarding, cats are required to have feline enteritis and feline calicivirus vaccinations. Please provide proof of these vaccinations when visiting Etchden Court Farm.  You can find further information about this by reading our Operating Procedures.

Please talk to a member of staff if you have any special requirements for your pet’s stay with us. We pride ourselves on our ability to ensure that your pet has the best possible experience whilst staying with us, in turn ensuring that you are able to leave your best friend in our care and have 100% trust in our facility. 

THE CAT HAVEN

THE LIVERY

Welcome to The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven at Etchden Court Farm

Providing luxury accommodation for your four legged friend is our speciality. Offering full boarding or Day Care facilities.

As long standing pet owners ourselves we appreciate the importance of having a safe and luxurious home away from home for your pet when you are unable to provide this yourself.

We offer family run short and long stay services designed to provide your pet with all the amenities required for happy, healthy and well socialised best friends. 

 

Your pet's safety and wellbeing is of the upmost importance to us

With an on site manager, 24 hour CCTV surveillance, experienced dog walkers on rotation, night time auto lock iron gates and tons of farmland with other animals to explore, and play with.

The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven at Etchden Court Farm is the perfect balance of adventure and structure that your dog or cat needs to feel safe, content and happy in your absence.

A truly luxurious holiday for your pet whilst you are able to enjoy a worry free holiday of your own is why we do what we do! 

105 acres of farmland to run, play & Explore

If you are fortunate enough to own land you will understand a canines love to run free and explore the smells, wildlife, ponds and nooks and crannies that larger open spaces provide for our loved ones to take full advantage of – The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven has all this to offer, and so much more! The only question is… how quickly can you book your next well deserved holiday!!!

The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven provide a luxury boarding experience for all breeds of dog and cat, large or small.

Contact us to enquire about your pet’s luxury stay with us.

" First time we have ever put our dogs into kennels and I couldn’t be happier about our choice with The Dog Lodge!"

Staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. The facilities are great with huge open areas for dog walking, huge kennels with privacy rooms ant the back of them for the dog to hide if they wish and our dogs were very happy when we saw them out on their walk! Easy to book with, you just know they are in safe hands, and amazingly competitive prices for them to tailor your dogs care x thank you so much xx

S.GEERE

We look after your pets like they are our own, paying particular attention to their…

HEALTH

We have an affiliated veterinarian on-call 24/7 here at The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven. If we have ANY concerns about your pet they will be called upon immediately for advice in the first instance and then a treatment plan will be discussed with you immediately before any further action is taken. 

For further information about any health concerns you may have regarding boarding your beloved pet with The Dog Lodge or Cat Haven put your mind at rest by reading our full Operating Procedures Document or give us a call on 01233 822160.

FITNESS

With 105 acres of farmland at Etchden Court Farm, there is plenty of space to run free, explore and engage safely with animals and livestock of all kinds.  Consideration is always given to life stage, physical and mental health and breed when planning and constructing each dogs individual exercise plan.

Mental and enrichment stimulation can be just as tiring as running around a field for an hour and as we know – a tired dog is indeed a happy dog! 

 SAFETY

We understand that trusting the care of your faithful and adored companion to any other person, let alone a qualified but still, virtual stranger! With an on site manager and 24 hour monitored CCTV surveillance, your pet is in safe hands with our team at The Dog Lodge and Cat Haven at Etchden Court Farm. 

For full Terms and Conditions regarding the safety of your dog(s)during their stay at The Dog Lodge or Cat Haven please see our

Operating Procedures Document.

 COMFORT

With brand new, high quality seasonal bedding and custom built kennels and chalets complete with a special state of the art air-filtration systems your pet will be living in the lap of luxury here at The Dog Lodge or Cat Haven. When setting out and planning your furry friend’s stay at with us it is important that we gather as much information as possible from you to ensure we are able to make your pet as comfortable as possible during his or her stay –

After all, we really want he or she to come back and visit for another holiday soon!

STATE-OF-THE-ART BOARDING

Our brand new custom built 40 dog kennel and 18 chalet Cat Haven has been built with your pet’s comfort, enjoyment, and safety in mind. We welcome you to assess the facilities for yourself before you decide on a boarding or day care location that is perfect for you and welcome you to chat to our friendly staff and family members who will be primarily caring for your beloved pet. 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK YOUR DOG OR CAT INTO THE DOG LODGE OR CAT HAVEN FOR FULL BOARDING OR DAY CARE, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH US TO CHECK AVAILABILITY.

WE CAN’T WAIT TO MEET YOU, AND YOUR FURRY FRIEND!

  • Regular documented wellbeing checks
  • CLIENT LED CARE FOR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS
  • safe & secure
  • varied exercise
  • comfortable beds
  • 100+ acres of land
  • ON CALL 24/7 VET ADVICE