More Than Pet People

Animal boarding has been operating on the current site in Stour Row, just outside Shaftesbury, for over 50 years. Branscombe Kennels and Cattery consistently offers high levels of care for the four-legged members of the families, from all across Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset.


Our Services

Putting Your Pets First

We offer a year-round boarding service for when you are not able to be there yourself.

From single nights to longer stays we strive to accommodate all requests.

**NEW** - From 16th September 2019 we are proud to announce that working with Pampered Paws we are able to offer a dog grooming service in our newly refurbished grooming salon.

More information coming soon.

Rescue Puppy

Dog Boarding

We have over 40 kennels on site and an above average staff to dog ratio. Our experienced staff offer a high standard of care.

Care Highlights:

  • Two Walks Daily

  • Heated Kennels


Cat Boarding

Our cattery can accommodate over 30 cats, and our experienced staff will ensure your cat has a pleasant stay.

All cats benefit from:

  • Access to covered outside run

  • Individually heated enclosure


Small Animal Care

We are planning to introduce a service to cater for other small pets within your family. If you would be interested in being notified when this becomes available, please let us know using the link below.

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Dog Grooming

From 16 September 2019 we have a full-time professional groomer available who can attend to all your dog's grooming needs.

  • Refurbished Salon

  • Professional Groomer



If you have any questions, suggestions or want more information, please use the form below.

Stour Row, Shaftesbury, SP7 0QW

Booking Enquiries: 01747 838323

Dish Antenna

Site Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday

10:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 16:00
Closed on Sunday and Bank Holidays


Telephone Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday

08:30 - 17:00
Outside these hours and at busy times an answerphone will be available. Please leave your name and number and we will get back to you.


License Information

Licensed by Dorset Council

License Number: NDABO018
Expiry Date: 30 May 2021


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