Testimonials

You shouldn’t have to worry about your pets while you are away.

Leave your pets in the care of Auckland Kennel & Cattery and you can rest assured your pet will be safe, secure and happy in your absence.

Don’t just take our word for it…

Read what our other pet owners say about their animals’ stays with us.

… Auckland Kennel & Cattery provides the same experience for my guys while they are in their care as they would get at home, a safe, warm, interactive environment.

In November 2006 I was at my wits end, my 5 year old Golden Retriever, Mac had discovered how to scale my fences and made regular visits to the local school. This behaviour was brought about through anxiety.
After a couple of tries I ended up making a call that changed things for Mac considerably.  I called Katy and Ed at Auckland Kennel and Cattery. Based on the initial call, and the great feeling they gave me regarding how they interacted with the animals, I decided immediately to enrol Mac and his sister in for “day, stay and play” every weekday.
The relationship that has formed between Mac and Ailish, the owners and staff at Auckland Kennel and Cattery is fantastic. Both my babies run down to the gate in the morning keen as mustard to get inside.
They are pampered and given all the attention two demanding dogs can handle, this includes special attention just for Ailish (the princess that she is).
I am a fussy owner and as close as possible Auckland Kennel and Cattery provides the same experience for my guys while they are in their care, as they would get at home, a safe, warm, interactive environment.
For me this has also meant that I have got to know two great people who go above and beyond and never complain. I now consider them friends both Mac and Ailish are potty about them. I can’t recommend Katy, Ed or their kennel more highly.
Gillian Chappel

… they treat him just like their own.

Ed and Katy do a very good job in looking after my Golden Retriever. I highly recommend this place.
Rusty Loves going to Ed and Katy they treat him just like their own. Wouldn’t recommend anyone else. This place is great.

Nim Sri

… Whatever you do keep doing it!!

Our black and white moggie cat loves to go on his holidays at Auckland Kennel and Cattery.
When he comes back (sometimes after an extended stay of a month or more) he is bright and happy and his black coat is as bright as his eyes.
We have been using Auckland Kennel and Cattery for over 20 years and all our cats have loved it over the years!
Charles Gray

… I absolutely trust them to take the best care of my little furry mate always!

I’ve been taking my dog Max to Auckland Kennels for almost 8 years now, and before that with our other dog. I’m away often for work and am completely comfortable to leave him at the kennels anytime. He’s treated as part of their extended family and always comes home happy, healthy and extremely well looked-after. I have no hesitation in recommending Auckland Kennels – I absolutely trust them to take the best care of my little furry mate always!
Steve Aitchison

… loving environment for pets

Excellent and highly professional team headed by Katy. Very loving environment for pets. Highly recommended
SP esol

… we’ll be back

Very happy with the way you looked after Molly. She is relaxed and happy – more settled than before – and seems to have grown up in the few days you had her. So we’ll be back!
Ewen Mackenzie-Bowie

… wonderful people have cared for our dog

These wonderful people have cared for our dog, for many years. He has always been happy to “holiday” here, being loved and well cared for. Best of all, a bath is given before departure, so smells sweet too!
Alan Whiteley

… going above and beyond!

I highly recommend these kennels. They are SUPER clean and security is high. We took our elderly dog there shortly after emergency surgery and the owners offered to have her in their house for the night! Now that’s going above and beyond! Always friendly and helpful and very caring. Highly recommend.
Marika Jones

… nothing but positive experiences

We have been taking our dogs to Auckland Kennels for nearly two years now and they absolutely love it! Katy and Ed work hard to make sure that all needs are met for our pups. While one dog is more relaxed, the other is rather high needs and they ensure she is kept happy and calm during her stays there.
Our (frequent) need for emergency, short-notice dog care is never an issue. They stayed with Auckland Kennels for an extended period of nearly two months last year and, while they were happy to see us on our return, they had somewhat become accustomed to the social life they led there, and we’re reluctant to leave.
We have had nothing but positive experiences with Auckland Kennels, and would not hesitate in recommending them for anyone who needs the service.
Olivia Panther

… couldn’t wish for better service.

We have been taking our dog to Katy & Ed at Auckland Kennel & Cattery for nearly 10 years and are very satisfied with the care and attention given to our dog. He always runs into the kennels with confidence and obviously loves the environment. We have no hesitation in leaving him there, knowing he is happy and well cared for. Katy and Ed are always friendly and obliging and we couldn’t wish for better service.
Klondyke Farm

… a great place for your pets

I have taken my two dogs and one cat to the Auckland Kennel and cattery for the past 5 years and am extremely happy with the service they give and the care they take with my animals. Prior to going there my little dog would be very stressed and not want to get out of the car when going to other kennels but since using Auckland kennel and cattery they both leap out of the car and seem very happy to be there. My Burmese cat regards it as its second home. Therefore I am happy to recommend them as a great place for your pets.
Julie Maclachlan

… very well looked after. He loves coming here

I have been taking my dog Ollie to these Kennels for 5 years. He is very well looked after. He loves coming here – and is usually not happy if I do not take him during the week if I am sick.
He is ready and waiting by the door once I pick up my car keys to go to work. I drop him off on the way to work and open the door and off he trots to the gate on his own.
This alone tells me he loves going there otherwise I would have needed the lead.
Katy and Ed have been fantastic and if I have needed to keep Ollie overnight due to some emergency that has taken me out of town, it is no issue.
Trust me Ollie is a spolit dog as just him and me and I can assure you I would not take him to anyone.
I can recommend these kennels and have had nothing but good experiences here.

Karin Wilson

… more than pleased with them …

I have used Auckland Kennels and Cattery for the past 7 years since we moved to East Auckland and have found them fantastic! I viewed the facility first and found staff very helpful and friendly and kennels clean and well equipped. My dog has always come home happy and healthy. I have recommended these kennels to friends/neighbours who have also told me they were more than pleased with them. Well done AK & C – keep up the good work!
Debbie McDermott

…The time and effort they put into the animals that stay with them is fantastic, a friendly, safe and caring environment for your ‘fur baby’

Since October 2008, my five year old Spoodle has been a regular ‘Day Stay’ dog at Auckland Kennels and Cattery.
Coco absolutely loves ‘going to school’ and she is always ready and very eager to jump out of the car when we arrive.
If you are looking for a friendly, safe and caring environment for your ‘fur baby or babies’ I highly recommend Auckland Kennels and Cattery. 
She loves it and they love her! Having a day stay option is brilliant so my dog doesn’t have to spend all day at home on her own. She also stays when I go away and I wouldn’t take her anywhere else. They really care about each dog individually and take their personalities into consideration when mixing them with the other dogs. The time and effort they put into the animals that stay with them is fantastic and their staff are great too.
Emma Smith

..caring for him as if he was one of her own kids.

I can recommend Auckland Kennels as an affordable, fun and friendly place for any dog needing some company and activity while owners are at work or away.
My two mini-schnauzers have been going to doggie daycare at Auckland Kennels for the last 2 years and really love it. In fact, they can’t wait to get out of the car in the morning when we drop them off!
The owners Ed and Katy are friendly and caring people who clearly love to be around animals. They took great care of my boy when he was unwell on his last day whilst boarding with them. We were kept informed about how he was doing and when we arrived to collect him, Katy had been caring for him in her home as if he was one of her own kids. You can’t ask for better service than that.

Jude Harris

… highly recommend this kennel

Bob has been going to Auckland Kennel and Cattery for 7 years now and he loves it there. So much so, he sulks when I bring him home. They are very kind to me when I phone them up from my Mum’s in England far too often and always say complimentary things about my little boy. I highly recommend this kennels. Even my cat grew to like them by the end of her stay and she never likes anyone but me and Bob.
Karen Ferguson

…. I am happy top leave my “kids” with them

After trying many kennels around Auckland with my two large breed dogs. We now only use Auckland kennels and Cattery. This was decided by the dogs!. They get excited driving out of Papakura and literally tow me in to the kennels. We live on the Northshore but happy to make the trip to Auckland Kennels.
The staff are really great and professional and I am happy top leave my “kids” with them. We have been using Auckland Kennels for about 8 years now and will continue to do so.
David Fereday

… brilliant service

have used Auckland kennels to look after our dog, brilliant service. we were very happy and would definitly use again.
Grant Everiss

Still not sure?

Come and visit us and see for yourself why our Auckland boarding kennels are so popular with animals lovers like you.

Inspection welcome

We welcome you and your family to visit our dog kennels South Auckland. In fact we encourage all our dog owners to call in and take a look at our facilities before making a booking. No appointment is necessary, but to avoid unnecessary disruption to the dogs boarding with us, we ask that you come only between 10am and 11am.

Long Stay Dogs

We encourage first time dogs to come for a trial visit. This will help familiarise your dog with the new environment. A first, short stay with us helps to relieve anxiety before your dog comes for a longer stay. They will remember our South Auckland kennels as a fun place to visit until Mum or Dad collects them again. Your best mate will enjoy their holiday with us as much as you will enjoy yours!

Christmas Stays

We have a minimum 7-day stay over the Christmas period: 15 December through to 15 January. We also require a deposit for bookings during this busy holiday month and payment in full when you bring in your dog to board with us. This deposit is non-refundable unless you booking is cancelled before 1 December.

You can trust us with your pets!

Call on 092997415 to ask about doggy day care or boarding for your dog or cat.
Inspections welcome 10-11am each day.
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