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we are a luxury boarding kennels for our four legged friends. Your dogs comfort and well-being is our priority

Dog Boarding Kennels

We are a small luxury boarding kennels conveniently located in Clarkville, just 2 minutes off the Northern Motorway and perfect for people that live in or are travelling to; Christchurch, Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend Amberley, Oxford and all the surrounding areas.

Clarkville Boarding Kennels is a family run business, myself (Norma), my husband Noel and with help from our daughter Libby.

We have been caring for dogs professionally since 1998. We built our first boarding kennels in a small community called Coopers Creek and relocated down to Clarkville in 2007. When we moved here it was quite a rough bare block. We have since totally transformed our property and we opened our new kennels “Clarkville Luxury Boarding Kennels“ in 2008.

I have been a breeder of the Mastiff since 1989 and both of us have been brought up with dogs all our life. Any spare time I have is spent with our own dogs, family, friends, I also enjoy V8 cars and going to Dog Shows. When Noel is not busy with the kennels, his interests include fishing, gardening and sports.

Our focus is always to give our guests the best possible service and care at a fair price. Our reputation has been built on quality dog care, honesty, superior knowledge and skill.


What some of our customers say

“We have been with Clarkville Boarding Kennels (Norma, Noel and Libby) for years and totally recommend their service. They are always accommodating and flexible and our dog loves being there. He barks excitedly as we drive in!”

Al and Caroline

“I travel reasonable often for work and other activities but I have absolutely every confidence in the care my dogs are receiving when I am away. What I love about Clarkville is the very peaceful atmosphere which means my dogs don't get wound up when I am away. The team are awesome and it is so much more than a kennel for my dogs - more a second home. Seeing pictures of them playing and relaxing makes being away from home just a little bit easier.”

Janelle Mackie, Chilli and Cairo's owner

“Being an owner of a large breed it was naturally a worry to find someone to care for him while we were going to be away for a month. After a phone call to Norma and explaining our situation and reason for travel she was more than helpful and understanding. I could tell after this call straight away that this was the place for our rottweiler to have a holiday and would be in the best of care. It was clear that clarkville boarding kennels were "hands on" with the dogs and were only a text away and happy to send us photos of our lad if we wanted, not to mention the way they went over and above we expected by celebrating his birthday. If you want someone to love your pooch as much as you do, then this family will make sure it happens.”

Sharne and Sabrina

“We have used these kennels for about 8 years for our dog Rosie, and have during that time both received excellent care. Rosie enjoys the pampering and we can go away knowing she is well cared for. I would have no hesitation recommending these purpose built kennels - great facilities and even greater staff.”

Juliana Sherratt

Quality Dog Food = Outstanding Health & Care

We feed our guests Royal Canin, a global leader in pet health nutrition. For over 40 years, Royal Canin has worked with breeder partners and veterinary nutritionists to go ever further into innovation and precision to formulate nutritional solutions which perfectly meet your dogs real needs. We also have available the Butch white label pet roll. If you dog has special feeding requirement please advise us at the time of booking as you may be required to supply your dogs own food.

Royal Canin Dog Food

Royal Canin - Global leader in pet health nutrition

Butch Dog Food

Butch - Give your pets the best