Boarding & Daycare Drop-Off & Pick Up Hours
Daily from 8-10 am and 4-6 pm
The kennel is CLOSED to the public between 10-4 daily.
Non-refundable deposits of 50% are due at the time of booking for Holiday and Vacation weeks.
Boarding Dogs Pick-Up
Boarding dogs must be picked up during AM hours to avoid paying for the day. Dogs are welcome to stay until PM hours but daycare charges will apply ($20 for the day)
Outside of Normal Hours
Dropping-off & Picking-up outside of normal hours can be arranged in advance for an additional fee of $5 per occurrence using our Self Check In/Out Room. We also offer Unlimited Check In/Out passes for purchase.
Proof of Vaccinations
For boarding and daycare, proof of vaccinations is required upon arrival. Dogs must be current on rabies, bordetella (canine cough), and distemper. Veterinarian vaccine records may be sent via e-mail, or brought in when checking in.
For all services provided, release papers must be signed upon arrival. Copies of the release forms are available upon request.
We highly recommend dogs attending daycare to be spayed/neutered. We will not accept females at the kennel while in season. Should your female come into season while boarding with us boarding rates will be doubled.
Fleas, Ticks, Ear-mites
If your dog arrives for grooming, boarding, or daycare and shows signs of being affected by external parasites (fleas, ticks, ear mites) we will treat your dog at your expense with a flea bath, and or Capstar/Frontline treatment, tick removal and/or ear cleaning. We highly recommend having your pet tested for internal parasites every 6 months.
It is highly recommended that dogs attending the kennel be current on their flea preventative. Barker Brook Kennels, LLC. is not responsible for keeping dogs free from fleas and ticks, or any other parasite.
Please bring dog food for your dog during their stay, it is sometimes difficult on a dogs stomach to switch foods and may cause them to get sick. If you do not bring food we will provide them with an all life stages adult dog food at an additional cost of $2/day.
While your pet is in our care we do not recommend visits with your pet. Your pet settles in with us, learns the routines, gets accustomed to the environment and other dogs while staying with us. When owners and pets reunite pets will be very excited. Your pet knows he will be going home. They will greet you the same at the end of daycare as they do at the end of a week stay. Dogs have a different concept of time than humans. When visits happen, dogs become very confused, "Why are you here if we're not leaving? " "Why are you leaving and not taking me with you?" Your pet will have a difficult time settling back in and will become stressed and anxious. One pet's stress becomes all the dog's stress in a shared environment such as ours. It is in your pets best interest to keep the check in and out events as quick and relaxed as possible. If you wish to check in on your pet during their stay please give us a call, send us a text, or email. We're happy to keep you updated. Thank you for respecting our policies.
Hotshots Golden Retriever Puppies
Hotshots Golden Retriever puppy applications, spay and neuter contracts, and purchase agreements available upon request.
Breeding is limited and we do have a wait list.
Please contact us if you have questions or concerns.
We will gladly help you!