Dog Boarding

Thank you for choosing Kasten’s Dog Training for boarding your dog, we can’t wait to meet your pet!

Please read the following as well as our FAQs and call 574-522-7050 to make your boarding reservation. 

 
 
Kasten’s Dog Training Boarding
  • Staff on site 7 days a week and 365 days a year
  • Safe and secure – Video surveillance and owner lives on site
  • Access to fresh water all day
  • 5 or more potty breaks outside each day
  • Able to administer all medications following your instructions
Boarding Rates:
  • 1 dog per kennel – $22 per day
  • 2 dogs shared kennel** – $42 per day
  • 3 dogs shared kennel** – $60 per day
  • Trainer Only* dogs – $3.00 additional per day
Holiday and Spring Break Boarding Rates:
  • 1 dog per kennel – $25 per day
  • 2 dogs shared kennel** – $48 per day
  • 3 dogs shared kennel** – $69 per day
  • Trainer Only* dogs – $3.00 additional per day
  • A $40 nonrefundable deposit per dog is required at booking

*Dogs labeled as “Trainer Only” will incur a $3.00 per day fee in addition to the boarding or holiday/spring break boarding rate. Dogs are labeled as Trainer Only for the safety of your dog and our kennel staff.  Trainer Only dogs are handled by KDT’s professional trainers who are proficient in reading dog body language and understand how to handle dog behavioral issues.  Our kennel staff is restricted from feeding, pottying, and interacting with Trainer Only dogs.  Trainer Only dogs are labeled at KDT’s sole discretion.

**All dogs sharing a kennel must be from the same owner/household.  All dogs sharing a kennel must be able to eat together without being separated.

Vaccinations
Prior to dropping your dog off for boarding you must submit current vaccination records for your dog.  You can drop them off in person or your veterinarian may email the vaccination records to sales@kastensdogtraining.com  Your dog must be fully compliant with the policy before they are able to enter the kennel.
We require:
  • Distemper
    • administered at least 72 hours prior to arrival
    • renewed every 1-3 years
  • Parvo
    • administered at least 72 hours prior to arrival
    • renewed every 1-3 years
  • Rabies
    • administered at least 72 hours prior to arrival
    • renewed every 1-3 years
  • Bordetella
    • Oral Bordetella
      • administered at least 5 days prior to arrival for initial or lapsed vaccine
      • renewed yearly
    • Nasal Bordetella
      • administered at least 10 days prior to arrival for initial or lapsed vaccine
      • renewed yearly
    • Intravenous Bordetella
      • administered at least 14 days prior to arrival for initial or lapsed vaccine
      • renewed yearly.
    • Bordetella vaccination renewals for non-lapsed/unexpired bordetella must be administered at least 72 hours prior to arrival
  • We do not accept Titer testing as a substitute for vaccinations.
  • If your dog is unable to be vaccinated due to anaphylactic reaction or an immunity disorder, your veterinarian may issue to us an exemption.  Exemption letters must be received directly from your veterinarian via email or mail.
  • This vaccination policy is firm.  We will refuse to board a dog who does not meet ALL requirements.  If you have questions regarding our policy please call 574-522-7050.
Drop off and pick up times:
  • Monday – Friday   7:30 AM – 6 PM
  • Saturday  8 AM – Noon
  • Sunday   4 PM – 6 PM
 
What to bring:
  • Your dog on a leash with collar or harness
  • Enough food for your dog’s entire stay
    • New unopened bag of food OR
    • Individual servings packaged in ziplock baggies
    • If you dog eats from a raised or maze/slow/puzzle feeder you may bring it
    • If your dog eats raw – individually portion each serving into a container or ziplock baggie
  • Enough medication for your dog’s entire stay
DO NOT bring:
  • Bedding or blankets 
  • Bowls or dishes (unless your dog eats from a maze, slow, puzzle, or raised feeder)
  • Toys of any kind
  • Raw hides, animal bones, antlers, hooves, and animal ears
  • Crates/kennels
  • We will provide everything your pet needs for their stay except food and medication
Walks, Activities, or Refresher Training while Boarding:  We offer walks, activities, and refresher training for boarding dogs.  Walks and activities are available for all boarding dogs.  Refresher Training is available for any dog who has completed a training program (residency, private lessons, group lessons) at Kasten’s Dog Training.  For Refresher Training you must bring your dog’s training tools (collar and/or leash) or purchase new training tools at the time of boarding.
  • 1 dog / 1 per day – $12
  • 1 dog / 2 per day – $20
  • 2 dogs / 1 per day – $20
  • 2 dogs / 2 per day – $38
  • 3 dogs / 1 per day – $28
  • 3 dogs / 2 per day – $54
Holidays and Spring Break Dates for 2020:
  • New Year’s Day – No rate change – Regular boarding rate
  • Local Spring Break: April 1-13
  • Memorial Day: May 22-28
  • Independence Day: July 1-7
  • Labor Day: September 4-10
  • Thanksgiving: November 23-29
  • Christmas: December 22-28
  • New Year’s Day: December 29 – 31
Holidays and Spring Break Dates for 2021:
  • New Year’s Day: January 1-4
  • Local Spring Break: March 31 – April 12
  • Memorial Day: May 28 – June 3
  • Independence Day: July 1-7
  • Labor Day: September 3-9
  • Thanksgiving: November 22-28
  • Christmas: December 22-28
  • New Year’s Day: December 29 – 31

For additional information, please visit our FAQ page about boarding here.

Prices are subject to change with or without notice.