Welcome to Clifden Kennels...
....... a family run dog boarding and dog training kennel, based in Clifden, County Galway, Ireland, offering information for all dog owners on a whole host of dog related subjects, including dog boarding, dog holidays, dog activities, dog friendly places, dog training, getting a dog for the first time, dog health and dog rescue.
We offer dog boarding for locals and visitors to the area , plus an all Ireland service to cater for dog convalescence following an illness or accident and an emergency service for last minute unforeseen boarding requirements.
At Clifden Kennels we offer a residential dog training program, introducing both dogs and owners to our unique dog training concept, on line dog training resources, information, hints and tips on all aspects of dog training.
At Clifden Kennels we understand how difficult it can be as a responsible dog owner to get away, even for a day, without making provision for your dog, therefore, we have put together a whole host of information on going away or having a day out with your dog, from dog passports, dog shows, dog holidays, dog friendly accommodation and much more on great things to do with your dog.
As a kennel owners, we know that dog boarding is never a consideration when people think about owning a dog for the first time, in fact there are lots of things that cloud the excitement of owning a dog, therefore, we have information on what to consider before choosing a dog, from the expenses associated with dog ownership, to suitable dog breeds, rescue dog or puppy, dog health and welfare, dog training, activities to do with your dog, hints and tips on owning a dog.
As dog owners there is an enormous amount you can you to improve the health, well being and welfare of your dog. We offer residential diet and exercise programs to kick start your dogs new healthier lifestyle and help break the current home habits. We also offer information on dog vaccinations, Kennel Cough, common dog conditions and dog illness symptoms, dog grooming, first aid for dogs and much more on enhancing the quality of life of your dog.
Dogs end up being rescued for a whole host of reasons and there is always more dogs to re-home than there are homes! At Clifden Kennels, where possible we help small local dog rescue charities, by looking after rescue dogs on a short term basis before being re-homed. We provide information on dogs looking for a new home, things we can do to help dog rescue centres and highlight our success stories.