Home From Home Dog Kennels is a family owned Dog Kennels run by Mary & Ger. We take great pride in running local and trusted Boarding Kennels for all types of Dogs. Our dog kennels are located in the beautiful countryside of Belgooly, Kinsale, County Cork. We have been established since 2006.

As a family business, we have a passion for all animals and Dogs. We also own and breed our own Golden Retrievers, and have a life long passion and love for animals, dogs and their welfare. Home From Home Dog Kennels are well known in the local community and by the local surrounding vets. Dog owners can be assured of a trusted service for your dog boarding in all these areas

Home from Home dog Kennels Kinsale is ideal dog kennels and dog boarding for the following areas, Kinsale, Belgooly, Ballinspittle, Riverstick, Bandon, Innishannon, Kilbrittain, Timoleague, Clonakilty, Douglas, Carrigaline, Ballinhassig, County Cork, Cork City and Cork Airport

Our Dog Boarding Kennels are totally secure and are located within the grounds of our own Home. This means we are never far  from the Dogs we care for. We operate from newly purpose built Heated Kennels. Home from Home Dogs have  use of both an Inside Dog Kennel & Outside Dog Kennel facilities. During your dogs own vacation, your best friend will be taken for walks daily on a lead.

We also have a large outdoor grassed area where all Boarding Dogs are free to run, play and socialise with other Boarding Dogs.

We also provide rubber mats and Dog Baskets for each Dog Boarding in our Kennels. Owners are also welcome to bring their own dog bedding if they wish.

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We take great care to look after your dog during their stay in our Kennels, therefore we must insist that each Dog is fully vaccinated. Customers can email us their dogs vaccination cert in advance of booking to homefromhomedogkennels@eircom.net.

You will also need to ensure vaccination for Kennel Cough as well. We therefore kindly ask that you provide documentation of proof of vaccinations prior to Dog Boarding from your vet.

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Peace of mind and security whilst you are away. As part of our service, we can provide a text message service during your Dogs Vacation. If your Dog is on any form of medication, tablets or ointment, we can administer these during Dog Boarding free of charge.

At Home from Home Dog Kennels, we feed Boarded Dogs with a selection of various quality nuts and canned foods. Dog owners are also welcome to bring their own foods, or provide special dietary dog food products.

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At Home From Home Dog Kennels we can cater for all your dogs needs. Our Dog Kennels are open to visits prior to Boarding your Dog. All our Kennels are fully disinfected after each Dog Boarding. Whether a long term Dog Boarding or Short term Dog Boarding, we can provide a competative and trusted service to all breeds of dogs. 

Kinsale boarding service is available for all type of dogs including, Large Dog Boarding, Small dog boarding, Guard dog boarding, Temporary dog boarding, Weekend Dog boarding, Short term dog boarding, House dog boarding and long term dog boarding.

Ideal Location - Close to both Cork City Airport and Cork Ferry Ports. Our Dog Minding Service is ideal for anyone travelling abroad or for people visiting Ireland on holiday. Our Dog Minding Service is available in all these areas

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Advanced bookings are highly recommended during the holiday seasons. In particular during School Holidays, Christmas and Bank Holidays


One of the major benefits to our customers is that we are open to board dogs ALL YEAR ROUND.

Our general office hours are:

Monday to Sunday – 9.00am to 6.00pm


€12.00  -  Per Night For Any 1 Dog (Any Size)

€20.00  -  Per Night For Any 2 Dogs (Any Size)

** For special rates and potential discounts for 3 or more dogs of any size per night – Please contact us directly by email or phone for more information

OUR FULL LIST OF SERVICES:                            

  • New purpose built kennels
  • All kennels are heated in the colder nights and in winter season
  • Inside and outside kennels provided for each boarding dog
  • Daily walks on lead
  • Large outdoor grassed play, run and walking area
  • Daily interaction with other dogs
  • Rubber mats and baskets provided
  • Text message service available during boarding
  • Medication – Administered free of charge
  • Nuts and Canned foods provided if required
  • Owners welcome to bring own foods & dietary products
  • Kennels open to visits prior to boarding
  • Individual kennels are fully disinfected after each boarding
  • Kennels are located within the family grounds
  • Close proximity to Cork City Airport and Ferries                                                                               

We look forward to welcoming you, and your furry four legged family members for their own doggy vacation in the countryside, near Kinsale, County Cork

For more information contact Ger 086 1551541 or Mary 086 3923447