Prices

With effect from the 1st April it will be compulsory for us to charge VAT and have taken this opportunity to review our pricing structure. We trust that we still remain competitive with the service and facilities provided and our old rates apply until the 1st April. All prices are inclusive of VAT and are subject to availability and acceptance. 

Dog Boarding In Our Kennels

Whats the cost?

£18.50 per rolling 24 hour period for the first dog (£14 per 24 hours for the second, third or fourth dog sharing), for late check outs a day/night rate of £18.50 applies thereafter for the first dog and £14 for subsequent dogs sharing. A minimum 24 hour charge applies.

Whats included?

  • Inside heated kennel with most also having an outside run with a shutter which pulls down at night to create a cosy environment

  • Exercise twice daily. Either two walks around the farm, or a walk and play time to suit your dog's individual requirements

  • Feed prepared whether biscuit, wet feed or the increasingly popular raw feed which we can store frozen if required. You supply the dog's own food because having sought veterinary advice it is far better for your pet whilst away from its home environment to stay on its own food thus reducing the risk of dietary upset. To this end we will feed your pet when and how you do at home keeping your pets routine the same

  • Medication administered if required at no extra cost

  • Daily kennel service with bowls washed and floors disinfected. Fresh bedding on arrival and as required.


Home Dog Boarding

Whats the cost?

£30 per dog per rolling 24 hour period (a discount may be offered for additional dogs from the same household at our discretion), for late check outs a day/night rate of £26 applies thereafter. A minimum 24 hour charge applies and there is a £10 supplement per 24 hours for puppies under the age of 3 months. Dogs over the age of 3 months can attend socialised day care in a day care group at no extra cost, this is subject to acceptance and availability.


Cattery

Whats the cost?

£14.50 per rolling 24 hour period for the first cat (£10 per 24 hours for the second or third cat sharing), for late check outs a day/night rate of £14.50 applies thereafter for the first cat and £10 for subsequent cats sharing. A minimum 24 hour charge applies.

Whats included?

  • Heated three tiered enclosure with ramps, toys and hidden litter tray area

  • Four poster bed and bedding

  • Twice daily room service, including litter tray cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces

  • Feed prepared whether biscuit, wet feed or the increasingly popular raw feed which we can store frozen if required. You supply the cat's own food because having sought veterinary advice it is far better for your pet whilst away from its home environment to stay on its own food thus reducing the risk of dietary upset. To this end we will feed your pet when and how you do at home keeping your pets routine the same


Day Care

Whats the cost?

£19.50 per day for ad hoc days and taster days in socialised day care

£26 per day for day care in our home, this is suitable for dogs who prefer more relaxation than socialisation and for puppies under the age of 3 months.

Regular Day Care customers

Regular day care customers automatically become Fern Farm Canine Country Club Members and receive a preferential rate depending on how many regular days a week they attend as follows:

1 day = £18.50

2 days = £17.50

3 days = £16.50

4 days = £15.50

5 days = £14.50

This is payable a month in advance by cash or bank transfer only. If 14 days or more notice is given for days not required then a full refund will be given. If less than 14 days are given then a 50% refund will be given and if less than 7 days notice there will be no refund given. For cancellation of membership/regular day care we ask that you give us 30 days notice please.

Whats included?

  • Feeding if required (feed to be provided by the owner)

  • Medication administered if required (as per veterinary instruction only and to be provided by the owner)

  • Structured exercise three times during the day tailored to your dogs requirements, from varied farm walks to play time in the covered yard and secure paddock

  • Heated kennel with raised 'Bunty Bed'

  • Twice daily kennel service

  • Green and Wild's treats for good behaviour

  • Flexible drop off and pick up times outside normal opening hours as we live on site

  • Arrangement of grooming appointments (grooming at an additional charge)

  • Arrangement of professional training (training lessons at an additional charge).

Membership Benefits

Membership is free of charge for all of our regular weekly day care clients, fixed day(s) only and the following member benefits apply:

5% off dog boarding

5% off grooming

5% off obedience and gun dog training with Geoff Shore

5% off Green and Wilds treats and toys

5% off Natures Menu food

5% off Country Matters home wear

5% off Bunty Pet Products.


Bring your own things

You can bring your dog or cat's favourite toys, treats, coats and blankets to ensure they feel just at home


Grooming

Whats the cost?

  • Dog baths start from£10 for a small dog, this is dependant on coat conditionand temperament

  • Nail trim/paw tidy £5

  • Dog grooming starts from £25 for further information please call. Prices are dependant on coat condition and temperament.

Whats included?

  • Bath and shampoo, brush out and blow dry (towel drying for dogs unhappy with drier)

Please call us for grooming appointments.


Training

Please call us for training enquiries. Private dog agility lessons are £30 an hour, £60 for 6 group lessons with Abigail Doxford. Gundog training is £35 an hour for private lessons, less for group lessons with Geoff Shore Gundog training.

 

Booking

All drop off and collection by appointment as per your booking form. As we live on site we are able to be flexible so may be able to accommodate drop off and collection outside of these times when possible, please contact us with your request and we will do our very best to help. 

Payment by cash or cheque only on collection. Please contact us by phone, email or by filling in the form below. Please click submit at the bottom of the page after filling in your own and your pet's details.

When booking you agree to our terms & conditions.

Vaccination records will be kept at Fern Farm during your pet's stay. Homeopathic alternatives are not acceptable as they do not protect against infectious diseases. 

Opening Times

Boarding& Cattery

Monday to Saturday:

  • 08:00 - 09:00

  • 12:00 - 13:00

  • 16:00 - 18:00

Sunday & bank holidays - 9am until 11am.

Drop off and collection of boarding guests is by prior arrangement only.

DAY CARE

Monday to Friday

  • 06:30 - 09:00

  • 16:00 - 19:00

Monday to Friday, Saturdays by special arrangement only.

Public Holiday Information

We are closed for drop off and collection on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday. 


You can book online below, we will reply to confirm your booking.

You can also print off the relevant form below and bring it with you or send it to us by email or post. But please contact us first to check availability and to confirm your booking. When booking you agree to our terms and conditions including a 50% cancellation fee or deposit if requested