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Hometown Kennels & Grooming , Princeton, ON

  A Home Away From Home for your Four Legged Family Members

Serving the Woodstock, On, ,Princeton, ON, and surrounding areas

Hometown Kennels is owned and operated by Jane & Pete Varey. We have been around animals all of our lives, and love to be able to care for, play with, and spend time with your pets. Jane is a Professional Certified Groomer, and a graduate of Dog Port Academy of Dog Grooming located in Woodstock, On.

About Us:

We are located on Hwy 2, 10km east of Woodstock. We are centrally located to Paris, Drumbo, Princeton, Brantford, and Woodstock and have easy access to the 401 and 403.


We provide short term boarding, long term boarding, doggie daycare services, and grooming services. We have indoor/outdoor kennels when the weather permits. The kennels are fully heated in winter months, and have windows for lots of natural light, as well as industrial ceiling fans for air circulation in the warmer weather. All the kennels have a solid privacy wall between each kennel inside, this provides peace, privacy, and cleanliness.


Doggie Day Care services alleviate the stress of boredom and inactivity for your pet. It provides a supervised outlet for exercise, play and socialization. At the end of the day owners can enjoy a relaxed and happy pet. Your pet has regular personalized play time in the fenced in yard supervised by Pete or Jane.

To avoid any accident or injury we do NOT run dogs in groups other than family groups.


Grooming services provide Spa days for your dog, these services make your dog feel and look its best. Spa days can be provided along with your pets kennel stay (please book at the same time as the kennel booking) so they are feeling their best when your pick up your baby.

We look forward to having the opportunity to meet you and your pets.

Policies/Terms

ALL PETS MUST BE ON A LEASH


The health and safety of our clients and community is our priority. We ask if you are feeling unwell, or have a cough or fever. Please cancel or have someone else drop off or pick up your pooch for grooming or kennel services.


*All pets must enter clean, free of fleas and parasites. Since we strive to keep a clean environment a grooming charge may apply if we feel your pet requires such services.

*All pets that use our facilities must be current on vaccines. Proof of Rabies, DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, parvo), and Bordetella are to be provided before check in

*Pets must be in good health and not have been ill with any communicable diseases in the last 30 days before stay at Hometown Kennels.

*Special handling/cleaning fees may apply for senior dogs, aggressive dogs, or dogs requiring extra specialized care.

*We are not responsible for loss of toys, or bedding due to chewing.

*We reserve the right to decline future reservations for pets that are overly aggressive, display excessive barking habits, or show signs of stress

*If your dog is left longer than 31 days without payment, you voluntarily relinquish rights of ownership.

*Grooming dogs that are left for the day will incur a day care fee along with grooming fees

*Hometown Kennels may use pictures of your dog during their stay or grooming for social media and advertising

*When you sign the guest agreement you are consenting to emergency medical care in the event your pet becomes ill. We will make every attempt to contact you with the numbers you provide us. If we need to cover your pets vet care it is agreed you will reimburse Hometown Kennels.

*After hours pick up or drop offs can be arranged only in advance, and on a exception basis.

*You understand that pets located in this type of atmosphere are susceptible to communicable disease despite vaccines and upmost care. Hometown Kennels cannot be held liable for such diseases.

*There is a 48 hour cancellation policy for boarding or one (1) nights stay will be billed to your account for any cancellation outside of this policy

* 48 hour Cancellation policy also applies to late drop off's and early pick ups, as the kennel is reserved for your dog, and other dogs are turned away in order to keep the kennel reserved for your dog.

*fees are based on a 24 hour basis, anything over 24 hours is charged an additional days rate

*minimum 3 day boarding/daycare fee for holidays and long weekends regardless of the length of stay - New Years Eve/Day - Family Day weekend - March Break & both weekends - Easter Weekend - Victoria Day Weekend - Canada Day Weekend - Civic Holiday Weekend - Labour Day Weekend - Thanksgiving Weekend - Remembrance Day Weekend - Christmas & Boxing Day week

*day care services are suspended during specific holidays listed:  New Years Eve/Day - Family Day weekend - March Break & both weekends - Easter Weekend - Victoria Day Weekend - Canada Day Weekend - Civic Holiday Weekend - Labour Day Weekend - Thanksgiving Weekend - Remembrance Day Weekend - Christmas & Boxing Day week

*Oral Medication must come dispensed in original container with clear instructions on the bottle, do NOT put in zip lock bags.

*13% HST will be added to all services provided by Hometown Kennels HST # 746210673 RT0001

*payment is due before pick up of you pet

Why Us?

Our facility is small and is able to provide your pet with personalized attention throughout the day. We provide you with the peace of mind that your four legged family members are taken care of the same way you would care for your pet at home.


We have a fully fenced in area for off leash play for your dog. If they are with family then they have the opportunity to run and play together with their four legged family members in a tranquil setting.


Our property, kennel building, and grooming building are equipped with security camera's (running 24/7), smoke detectors, fire extinguisher's and CO detectors all for your pets security.

Hometown Kennels & Grooming - COVID - 19 Safety Plan


safety plan created: February 14, 2021


Developed by Jane & Pete Varey (Owners & Operators)


To ensure the safety of our customers and ourselves (no employee’s) from COVID 19 we follow these protocols:

* regular sanitizing our hands at the multiple stations provided

* frequent hand washing at our multiple washing stations


Our forms of communication are sufficiently effective.


We will update ourselves on new COVID 19 guidance on the Brant County Health Unit Website, the Public Health Ontario website, and by continued review of the Ministry of Health Guidance


Our actions to provide a safe environment are as follows:

* Enforcing sanitizing, hand washing

* Provide wash stations, and sanitizing stations

* sanitizing all areas after every use

* Washing all high traffic areas

* Daily log (appointment) book

* COVID 19 information and screening questions on all email appointment confirmations


Screening for COVID 19


COVID 19 screening is provided through our COVID 19 questions on email confirmation, along with our log (appointment) book and daily verbal communication. All screening is done by ourselves


Actions

Our actions to execute screening are consistent and clearly stated and we are well informed


To control risk of transmission we follow all our sanitizing protocols, cleaning regularly and extra cleaning during the pandemic, and continue to execute our COVID 19 screening protocols.


To ensure our plan is working we review our procedures and keep constant communication with our customers. We continue to update and inform through social media, messages, phone and emails and are always readily available


Persons responsible for all actions are Jane & Pete Varey