Welcome to the world of Blackberry Kennels and Cattery, where we endeavour to look after your pet with the same care and attention as you do.

Give your dog a holiday!

Set in 15 acres of beautiful Kildare countryside, Blackberry Kennels and Cattery offers all your "special friend" could want and more. We provide heated indoor kennels, twice daily walks, safe and secure indoor and outdoor pet enclosures, and piped music throughout the kennels and cattery. Our CCTV system enables us to monitor all the cats and dogs throughout the day and night. Since opening in July 2003 we have been entrusted with the care of a large number of family pets and we are very pleased to welcome many back on regular visits.

At Blackberry Kennels and Cattery we continuously strive to provide a quality service to you the owners, and to the pets in our care.

Pet Enclosures

We are members of the American Boarding Kennels Association and also a founding member of the Irish Boarding Kennels and Cattery Association. As members of these associations we have acess to a huge pool of knowledge and educational resources and we are committed to operating the kennels in accordance with their Code of Ethical Conduct. Some staff members have enrolled in the "Certified Petcare Technician" programme which will enable us to develop even more professional pet care techniques.

Our Services include...

  • Boarding for Cats and Dogs
  • Spacious heated indoor individual kennels
  • Twice daily walks for your special friend
  • Heated, Spacious Cat Chalets
  • Long term boarding (special rates)
  • Boarding for convalescing pets
  • Pick-up and drop-off in our pet taxi
  • On call Veterinary service and advice from a pet Behaviourist
  • We are happy to administer medication should your pet require same
Professional care for cats and dogs

Our services come with an assurance to you, our customer, that we will do all in our power to ensure your pet's stay with us is a happy experience.

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What We Require

  • That all pets entrusted to our care have the annual vaccination (DHLPPI) Dog, (TriCat) Cat, and also the Kennel Cough vaccine for your dog.
  • A Veterinary Certificate showing up to date proof of above vaccines.


The rates charged are per day and include V.A.T at 23%. The fee schedule is available on request. Discounted fees are available for two or more pets.