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BLUE WATER KENNELS

"Your Place for Boarding and Grooming"


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Prices current as of 10/15/2013 -- Fees are subject to change without notification

BWK PRICE LIST 

GENERAL BOARDING FEES

Boarding includes a quality kennel diet--but owners may bring their pet's regular home diet if they wish.

Please let us know at least 24 hours in advance of any changes in incoming or outgoing boarding dates.

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  • Pets being picked up early without 24 hour notice will be charged for that night or for the full contracted visit.
  •  Please be aware of daily Room/Kennel Check-out times. Pets picked up after check-out will be charged for another full night!

DOG BOARDING FEES:

1 Dog (for the first 21 nights) .......................................................................................................................$23.50 / night

2 Dogs (for the first 21 nights; includes $2.00/night discount)...............................................................$45.00 / both / night

More than 2 dogs?/ Extended Stays*?............................................................................Ask about further discounts

      * Extended Stays* are visits of longer than 21 nights and require prepayment or full payment for the first 3 weeks, followed by full prepayment each week during your pet's stay.

Please note that the above discounts do not appear on the Online PetBookings site but are automatically figured into the final Invoice for all guests.    

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS / extra care / in-office (limited):.....................................(starts at) $ 27.00 / dog / night

[Special Accommodations includes leash walks several times daily]

DOGGY DAY-BOARDING:

>> Doggy Day-boarding Options are only available from 9am-5:00pm M,T,T,F,Sat. (not on Wednesdays, Sundays, or Holidays <<

And include ; Food, water, and "Air-outs" (Run around time in the Playtime Play yard)

      DAY-BOARD.............................................................................................................................................$18.00/dog/day

                                                                                                                     ........$30.00 / 2dogs in the same kennel/day++

       DAY-BOARD package discounts**: PREPAID, non-refundable, for a minimum of 5 visits)................$16.00/dog/day 

                                                                                                                     .........$28.00 / 2dogs in the same kennel/day++                                  

 **Package Discount Rules:

  • The first day-board visit must occur within 5 months of the purchase of the package. 
  • The 5 visits or more, must be pre-scheduled and all occur within a 90 day period from the first visit.
  •  Visits not occurring within these above time constraints are subject to loss of the entire deposit.
  • ++ for a further discount, 2 dogs may use the same kennel ONLY if they are compatible and from the same family.

 

See about Dog Boarding, Important Vaccines and For Happy and Successful Boarding.

 

CAT BOARDING FEES:

Cat boarding (1 cat / condo)..............................................................................................(no discounts).... $9.00/cat/night

See about Cat boarding, Important Vaccines and For Happy and Successful Boarding.

 

ADDITIONAL BOARDING FEES &  "ABOUT MEDICATIONS":

ADDITIONAL BOARDING FEES:

   After 3:00pm Room/Kennel Check-out  ..................................................additional charge for that night / each pet

      Similar to hotels, the Room Check-out/additional night fees reflect the additional labor costs for the p.m. shift to clean and maintain the kennel room and also addresses the inability to accept a new guest in the occupied space.

  Sunday Pick-up/ Drop-off by appointment.........................................................................................$15.00 surcharge

             By appointment -- special request and pre-arrangement** between 3-4pm on Sunday (the above Check-out policy does not apply) 

   Other late or off-hours / off-days..................additional charge for that night / pet PLUS...............$20 to $35.00 surcharge

                                                 By appointment -- Must specify time, be pre-arranged and prepaid                                       

  When the office is closed....

        NOTE: Clients will not be able to contact us after hours when the office is closed-- including Sundays or Holidays -- and  must make plans in advance; phone messages may not be noted or returned until the next business day.

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ABOUT MEDICATIONS:

     Giving pet’s medication(s) (including insulin injections)...................................................included in the boarding fee

  • Each pet’s medication(s) must be properly labeled with the pet's name, correct dose and instructions.
  • Written instructions and comments are very helpful to insure proper communication.
  • The pet must be stable, non-contagious, and relatively easy to treat.
  • The owner should bring adequate amounts for the whole visit plus additional medication to cover any unforeseen changes/problems.

 

SERVICE PLUS OPTIONS

(Guest Selections, Grooming and Transportation)

 

GUEST SELECTIONS :

Extra Exercise-- 15 - 20 minutes session of personal attention!

  • Playtime Playground............................................................................................................................$4.00/dog/session
           Compatible family dogs have the option to play together
  • Leash Walks ........................................................................................................................................$4.00/dog/session
          Around the property (unless inclement weather - another option may be substituted)
  • PRT (Pats, Rubs, Treats)........................................................................................................................$4.00/pet/session
       Hands-on interaction for any pet but especially for cats, senior dogs and other pets that have difficulty exercising. Please                       note that PRT for cats may also involve playtime out of their condos with exploration activity and / or various toys.

Special Snacks--

  • Dogs: Dessert Special (Sundays & Holidays & special occassions) ........................................................$2.50/treat/dog                                Choice of Vanilla Ice Cream and/or Hot dog bites                                               
  • Cats: Bed-Time-Kitty Snacks ...................................................................................................................$1.00/cat/night                                 Combination of real rotisserie chicken pieces and crunchy cat treats                                                          

 

See descriptions about these Guest Selections

 

GROOMING :

   All Grooming fees are based on the size of the pet, length and condition of the hair-coat, pet’s compliance (ie. A one-person or 2-person task), type of groom, and whether fleas or ticks are seen. Pets therefore need to be seen to give a more accurate estimate. Nail trims are included with grooming if possible. Dogs being boarded receive a discount on bathing prices.

  • Bath and Nails-- (includes: shampoo, condition, rinse, blow drying and simple brushing) 
                             [Hair cutting/trimming is additional -- see Professional Grooming]

               Dog Boarders..........................................................................(starts between $20 - $35).....................ask receptionist             

               Dog Non-Boarders....................................................................(starts between $22 - $37)....................ask receptionist 

               Cats.......................................................................................................................................................$20.00- $30.00              

  • Nails only --  
               Dog Boarders...........................................................................................................................................$9.00-$12.00
               Dog Non-boarders...................................................................................................................................$10.00-$14.00
               Cats.....................................................................................................................................................................$7.00
  • Flea Shampoo -- Additional.............................................................................................................................$9.00 extra
  • Extra or Extreme Brush-out -- Additional.......................................................................................................price per hour

                For the heavier haircoat or matted coat;

                Additional fee for the extra time involved beyond the routine 10-15 minutes allotted for a regular Bath & Nails

 

  • PROFESSIONAL GROOMING (by appointment only).......................................................................................ask groomer

               For Boarders and Non-boarders

See about Grooming

 

TRANSPORTATION :

Transport: Distant (round trip**).......................................................................................................................................$50.00**

                                   (one way**)..........................................................................................................................................$35.00**

>> Multiple pets**....................................................................**additional flat fee (for 3 or more) = $15.00

DISTANT= Travel over 5 mile radius; less than 1 hour each way.

Service to Grosse Pointe, St. Clair Shores, Harper Woods and St. Clair

Transport: Local (round trip/ for 1 or 2 pets only**)..............................................................................................$30.00 - $40.00**

                                (one way/ for 1 or 2 pets only**)..................................................................................................$20.00 - $25.00**

>> Multiple pets**......................................................................**additional flat fee (for 3 or more) = $15.00

LOCAL= Travel under 5 mile radius; less than ½ hour each way.

Service to Port Huron, Kimball, Fort Gratiot, and Marysville

>> NOTE: "Multiple pets fee" ** is a single surcharge for either--one way or the combined round trip when transporting 3 or more pets / client)

                                                                                             

See: "About Pet Transportation" & "Pet Transport Procedures" for how to manage your appointment.

 "We love dogs and cats" 

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