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Small Dog Boarding

Family Style Care Inside Our Cozy Country Home
Inviting canine guests into our home since 2007.

Call or Text: Rick & Heather @ 250-857-3567
8 am - 7 pm: Weekdays
10 am- 7 pm: Weekends & Holidays 

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Family Style Care 

At Small Dog Boarding all our overnight guest dogs are treated like extended family receiving the same love, consideration, care, and affection as our own, plus 24/7 access to our cozy country home and 3 fully fenced, private dog parks! ​

Regardless of the complexity of your dogs diet it will eat as it does at home without additional charges. Although there may be some health issues beyond our skill set, those we can attend to are undertaken without additional fees.

Peter & Laurie, Victoria, BC

"There is no other dog sitter that we have ever found in 35 years of having fur babies that can compare with Small Dog Boarding.  They treat your beloved pet as if he/she were their very own.  We love Rick and Heather just as our dogs do.  They are wonderful."

Louise, Sidney, BC

"Mully absolutely loves visiting Small Dog Boarding! I'm confident he's being looked after when I have to leave him overnight. He doesn't even want to come home when I come to pick him up! 
He definitely loves it there!"

Lisa Driver, Victoria, BC

Testimonial coming soon.

Small Dog Boarding Criteria 

We strive to accept only dogs that are well socialized, neutered/spayed, house trained and recently groomed.

If your dog is an "escape artist," struggles with excessive separation anxiety, or is a chronic barker we may not be able to accept them into our care.

How Do We Define "Small Dog"

Our goal is to keep our guests weight under 20 pounds, but we are open to considering dogs up to 30 pounds. All decisions are determined following our pre-stay assessment and consultation with the owner(s).
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Pre-Stay Assessment Process

Step 1:  Book a time to come by for you and your dog(s) to join us on an on site "walkabout" during which your pet(s) get to sniff and lay down some scent while we get to know a bit about each other. 

Step 2:  Arrange an appointment to drop your dog off for a free half-day visit. During this time your dog(s) will spend time one on one with us and with each dog on site.  If deemed appropriate, they can then join in on group play and rest times. 

Step 3:  Assuming all goes well, your dog(s) are welcome to stay with us anytime, space permitting.  
Boarding Fees

$39.50 daily
$35.50 for other dogs from the same family.
Fees are based on the number of nights stayed and include a last day pick up time before noon. 
Late fee of $5 per hour may be charged.
Senior Owner Rate: $35.50 

 Drop Off & Pick Up Hours

Weekdays: 8 am to 7 pm
Weekends & Holidays:  10 am to 7 pm

All on site visits are by appointment only.

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Info You Should Know About Us

"So, we ARE the "crazy dog people" of legend! The ones that love, love, love having a house full of dogs.

  • We opened our first daycare and boarding operation in 2008 closing it due to health reasons in 2020.  

  • We reopened as Small Dog Boarding in March/22 and the results have been amazing and for us joyful.

  • We are experienced, professional & dedicated.  We operate as a limited company on a properly zoned site and are appropriately insured.   Rick & Heather. 

Small Dog Boarding Ltd. Location

15 minutes from downtown Victoria.
On route to the Victoria International Airport, Sidney BC, and the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. 

405 Wakashan Place, Victoria, BC
Call or Text: Rick & Heather
250-857-3567
All on site visits are by appointment only.