by Vandana Hiranand
It’s that time of the year again! Christmas is just around the corner, bringing the holiday season with it. If you have plans to leave the country this coming month, and are searching for a safe, pleasant, and trustworthy place to house your dog, look no further. We have listed the best places for you to entrust with your furry friends over this holiday season.
- Bark Street
Located in Hendala, Wattala, Bark Street provides a number of services for pets all over the country. The team of animal lovers understands the anxiety of leaving your pet in an unknown place and ensures that the best treatment is provided for your pet. Charges for boarding vary depending on the length of your dog’s stay.
Bark Street further provides obedience training, consultation, show training, show conditioning, and grooming services as well, and services which can be tailored to the particular needs of your pet. With a team consisting of the top trainers and handlers in Sri Lanka, Bark Street offers the best care for your pet.
You can learn more about their services and obtain contact information through their website: www.barkstreet.lk
- Haven Dog Hotel
Haven Dog Hotel provides a comprehensive range of dog boarding services designed to suit every dog’s individual needs. They provide in-house, air conditioned boarding with 24 hour supervision by a UK certified canine behaviourist. Priced at LKR 2500 a night, only qualified and experienced personnel are allowed to handle the dogs. Their boarding services include baths, teeth brushing, playtime and walking, with a 100% no cage and no leash policy for puppies, to make them feel right at home.
Currently located in Malabe, Haven provides training for dogs as well, from basic obedience training to correcting aggression, according to international standards. They further provide pet relocation services for inbound and outbound migration. Haven intends to move to a new facility by October 2017, located in Rajagiriya, which will feature Sri Lanka’s first dog swimming pool. Looks like you can begin deciding your dog’s Christmas plans for next year a bit early!
You can access Haven Dog Hotel’s contact information through their website: http://havendogslanka.com/
- Best Care Animal Hospital
Best Care Animal Hospital primarily provides high quality veterinary service with exceptional customer service. Equipped with the latest technology, Best Care provides boarding facilities for long-term and short-term basis as well. Their facilities have clean kennels, professional dog handlers, good food, and the necessary vitamins and supplements.
Located in Nugegoda, Best Care strives to provide the same level of care and comfort that your cherished pet would receive at home. At affordable prices, Best Care further provides clinical services, and mobile veterinary services, along with ensuring comfortable boarding services for your dog.
You can learn more about their services at: www.bestcare.lk
- Dog Time
Run by Canine Consultant and Dog Psychologist, Melissa Stephen, Dog Time provides high quality boarding for your loving pet. Melissa Stephen has been working with dogs for years and has an immense amount of experience under her belt dealing with dogs with behavioural issues. Dog Time runs a number of services as well. The mission of Dog Time is to help people reconnect with their dogs, and providing a plan to fulfill the dog’s behavioral issue.
Located in Dehiwala, Dog Time provides a serene, bright, and secure environment for your dogs to play and live in. Parting with your dog may be difficult, but Dog Time ensures that your pet receives the level of comfort and love necessary in your absence. Dog Time has received countless positive reviews from happy customers.
You can learn more about Dog Time at their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/DogTimeSL/
If you’re hesitant about leaving your pet for the holidays, simply contact these trustworthy places and find the best temporary home for your furry friend!