– Facilities at Hay House Farm –
Canine Country Retreat
10 acres of grounds, comprising safe, fully-fenced, newly landscaped gardens, two secure fully-fenced paddocks and walled and fenced fields.
Situated in a safe, rural area, off a minor country lane, with no main roads in sight.
Unpolluted, South West Peak District rural environment – nearest town is 7 miles away.
Our doggie guests enjoy the sumptuous comforts of our large, historic country house, sleeping within on locally made, luxurious, designer doggie beds and can toddle freely around our safe, secure gardens, just like they do at home.
Our doggie guests can sleep wherever they feel happiest within our home.
We GUARANTEE no doggie guests are ever left Home Alone – there is always someone here to care for them, throughout their entire stay.
Hay House Farm – Canine Country Retreat is safely situated a quarter of a mile, up our own private driveway, off a little-used country lane.
No rights of way or public footpaths cross our fields or exercise paddocks – no unauthorised persons or other dogs can join or interrupt their play sessions.
MAXIMUM OF ONLY THREE DOGGIE GUESTS are ever home boarded here at any time, ensuring the standard of care we provide is unsurpassed.
24 hour individual care by highly responsible, very experienced, dog-owning proprietor.
All year round, 24 hour emergency veterinary care provided by Blenheim Veterinary Centre in Ashbourne, and also by Paw Squad Mobile Veterinary Practice.
We are inspected and licensed for Home Boarding by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and insured by Cliverton Insurance.
Unlike some others, we are not a dog home boarding agency where your dog would be outsourced. At Hay House Farm – Canine Country Retreat, your dog stays here, in our home, and under our care, throughout his entire holiday.
Activities, play sessions and walks, tailored to the needs of each individual doggie guest, in conjunction with the owner’s wishes and instructions.
We warmly welcome owners and their dogs to visit us prior to booking, stay as long as you wish, ask as many questions as you want. Your confidence in our service is paramount and we believe in complete transparency in everything we do.
Ancestral Canine Grain Free dog food, Lily’s Kitchen or Natural Instinct (BARF) meals included, or bring your dog’s own food, if you prefer.
Doggie guests are always fed at their usual meal times, avoiding disruption to their normal routine.
Late Moonlight Walk for all our doggie guests is part of our service. No early lights out here!
Nina Ottosson Interactive Dog Toys and Stuffed Kongs routinely provided indoors and during play sessions with us, to ensure your dog is mentally stimulated, too.
Texts and email updates are part of the service we provide, along with photos of your dog’s holiday at Hay House Farm – Canine Country Retreat.
Full Doggie Grooming Service available, if you would like your dog to be professionally bathed and groomed, prior to his return home. Please note, due to the outside activities and games your dog will enjoy in our countryside location, we may advise a trip to the groomer before collection! Charges applicable.
Hay House Farm – Canine Country Retreat can arrange for your dog to be collected from and/or returned to your home, at a time to suit you, if that assists your holiday plans. Charges applicable.