Monday, December 1, 2008

Kennels: Your pet’s home away from home

It is once again that time of the year – the sun is shining, the weather is great and you are probably deciding on how exactly to best spend your holiday! One unfortunate side to the great idea of going away from home is that you may have to leave behind your best friends – your pets. When you are leaving home for a lengthy period of time the best option to ensure that your dogs and cats are properly looked after is to book them into kennels while you are away.

Finding kennels near to home your may be the better option but do some research about kennels in the area before you make a final decision. Many kennels offer much the same services but there are some services that certain kennels may or may not have. For example if your pet is used to sleeping indoors you may need to find kennels that offers indoor or at least well protected shelter for your pet to stay in. also find out about playtime and the amount of attention given to the animals and find out about whether or not the kennels offer a dog walking service so that your pooch can still get their exercise.

If you are going somewhere nearby for your holiday or if you are fortunate enough to be able to take your dogs and cats with you on your trip then that is the ideal option otherwise finding good and reliable kennels can make your holiday much more enjoyable with the peace of mind that your pets are being well looked after.