General Information Dog Boarding

Dogs are boarded in our home in Blackrock. We only take a small number of dogs.

The cost is 30 euro per dog per night.  A deposit to the value of one third of the total amount due may be required at the time of booking, The balance is due upon collection of the dog by cash or Revolut.

Since COVID we provide a collection and return service only and there are no exceptions to this rule. there is no charge for this service,

Customers are  required to show up to date vaccination documents upon collection of the dog.

If your dog has a long or short term illness, please advise Little Delights at the time of booking. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the service, 

If your dog is sick on the day of collection, please advise Little Delights of the situation to discuss options.

Dogs are supervised at all times except at bedtime when they are separated for safety while the household is asleep.

Dogs have access to a large rear garden where they can play under supervision.

At collection we require only the dogs food and lead, Treats, toys, bedding and any medication are optional. Please note that toys and bedding may get damaged where there dogs at play, Little Delights will not be responsible for there replacement.  

Your dog will only be given the food that you provide in the volumes you advise.

Dogs may be off their food for the first couple of days of boarding while they adjust to their new environment.

Dogs sometimes loose weight during boarding. This is normally due to the increase in exercise levels when staying with other dogs.

Dogs stay and live with the family in the house during the booking period.

Dogs will not be let off lead at any time during walks. They can run freely in the large fully enclosed rear garden.

If your dog does not walk well on a lead, alternative exercise will be arranged.

You are required to identify to Little Delights if your dog is antisocial with other dogs or people.  

If your dog has barking or howling issues, this must be identified at the time of booking.

The customers may provide notes or instructions providing they do not contradict or infringe on the terms and conditions of Little Delights. Instructions must be agreed prior to the commencement of the booking. 

Little Delights is a member of Pet Sitters International, Fully insured to provide the services advertised and Garda Vetted.  All documents are available on this site.

Adrian has a qualification in Canine Behavior and Psychology and decades of experience handling dogs.  Little Delights are a professional service provider and the care and safety of your loved one while in our care is our priority.

At the time the dates have been booked by the customer and confirmed by Little Delights, it is assumed that the owner of the animal will be the person handing over the animal and not a third party. If this is not the case, Little Delights must be advised of the situation at the time of booking. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the dates.

Payment is required on or before the day of collection. There are no exceptions to this term and conditions.