Frequently Asked Questions

What do l need to bring with me to Flatt Farm Boarding Kennels?
Well here at Flatt Farm we provide beds, blankets, and bowls. All you need to supply is there food but saying this, our goal here is to make your doggies stay as perfect as we can so if that means they would feel more at home with their bed, a blanket or their cuddly toy then please bring it along for there stay.
What vaccinations do they require?
All dogs that come to Flatt Farm need to be fully vaccinated with their yearly vaccines and also need to have had there kennel cough at least two weeks before arriving as this is a life vaccine and it takes that long to be fully active.
Do all dogs have to show proof of vaccinations?
Yes on their first visit we will ask you to show there vaccination card and also it is useful to have it to fill out our booking form.
How many kennels do you have at Flatt Farm?
We have 25 kennels onsite which are used for boarding as well as doggy day care.
How many times do they get exercised?
We walk three times a day in groups or on there own depending on the information you have given us on the booking form.
Are the kennels heated?
Absolutely yes all the kennels have central heating right the way through.
What is your minimum stay?
Our minimum boarding stay is one night and the following day care.


Coming from Kendal, when you reach Grayrigg village, take the left turning next to the church. Travel down the lane, crossing over the cattle grid and small bridge, bearing left.

Meeting another cattle grid brings you onto a country lane. Continue for 3/4 mile where you will come to a cross roads. Continue straight for another 1/4 mile and you will find us on yourright.

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Flatt Farm Boarding Kennels, Whinfell, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9EJ

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