We are pleased to offer:
• Clean, Spacious, Boarding Facility
• Climate Controlled Indoor/Outdoor Kennels
• Fleece Beds for Comfort
• Large, Secure Grassy Exercise Areas
• Separate areas for small dogs & cats
• Specialized Geriatric Care
• Reasonable Rates
• Holiday Boarding Rates
• Monthly Boarding Rates
Boarding at Willow Run Kennels, the next best thing to home!
Enjoy your time away and rest easy knowing that our experienced animal care staff is meeting your furry kid's needs at Willow Run Kennels & Animal Clinic. You will be able to choose from several varieties of spacious, clean boarding accommodations and play sessions designed for your pet's comfort and entertainment. We will be happy to help you make the choices that are best suited to the needs of your pet. The following accommodations and services are currently available to our boarders:
Climate Controlled Indoor/Outdoor Combination Runs
Our indoor/outdoor boarding facility is ideal for indoor dogs greater than 15 pounds. Painted with brightly colored murals, the indoor climate controlled area measures 4' x 4', and is where your dog's food, water and bedding are kept. A guillotine door provides access to the outdoor patio portion, which measures 4' X 8' and is completely shaded for your pet's comfort. This area allows for extra movement as well as providing a place for elimination. Music is played to help your dog relax and feel at home. Two individual play-times on real grass, a Fleece bed for comfort, food, and plenty of fresh water are included in your boarding rate.
Geriatric and Special Needs Boarding
As our pets age, they require special care. It is important that bedding provide extra cushioning, and that they have a chance to move around more often. Older guests also need extra opportunities for elimination. Our geriatric boarders receive foam stress-mats underneath their bedding. They are also provided four walks daily to keep them from getting stiff and sore and also to provide extra opportunities for elimination outside their kennel. Sometimes, our older guests have "accidents" and require bathing, in this case, baths are provided at no additional charge.
Available for smaller dogs, 20 pounds and under, our bunkhouse provides a relaxing stay away from the larger dogs. Your pet will be kept in a quite enclosure with plenty of room to move around. Four outside exercises or "potty breaks" are provided at no additional charge. A "Mutt Mat" bed and fresh water are available at all times. Your pet may be fed once or twice daily as you desire. Pets in the bunkhouse receive lots of love and human contact from our employees and volunteers as well as entertainment from music or television.
Our guests really enjoy our large grassy play areas and can be signed up for a variety of play sessions tailored to their activity level and needs.
• Individual walks around the property.
• Individual off-leash play (your pet must come back when called)
• Water play in small pools (seasonal)
• Toss 'n fetch ("One on One" play time with a staff member and a ball or Frisbee)
• Lovin' & Brushin' (great for older or calmer dogs/cats who crave attention and love to be brushed)
* Not all options available everyday. Check with our staff for availability
Every afternoon the snack cart rolls around offering pumpkin or yogurt filled kongs and OraVet Dental Chews to our boarding guests.
In our warm climate, it is best that your dog be protected against fleas and ticks year round with an oral preventative. For the protection of your pet, your home and all other guests within our facility, we are require that all pets dropped off for boarding, be treated for fleas with an oral flea preventative, Capstar. This small pill begins killing fleas within 30 minutes and lasts for 24 hours. Any pet that is found with live fleas will also receive a long lasting flea medication. The charge for this medication varies depending on weight and species. Some of these medications must be prescribed by a veterinarian. If your pet requires an examination, additional fees will be assessed. If you would like your pet to receive a Capstar prior to going home,one may be purchased. Pets that are on Comfortis, flea preventive, Trifexis, a combination oral flea preventive/heartworm preventive, Nexguard or Bravecto, are exempt from purchasing Capstar.
All pets must be current on vaccinations; Dogs must have a current Rabies vaccination and a DHPP vaccine within the last year. Bordetella vaccination is required within the last 6 months. Due to recent outbreaks in Canine Influenza, a relatively new virus, we now require vaccination of the H3N2 Canine Influenza strain. Beginnig October 1, 2017, all dogs will be required to be vaccinated against both the H3N2 and H3N8 strains. Cats must have a current Rabies and FVRCP vaccination within the last year and a feline Bordetella vaccination within the last 6 months.