995 Fruitville Pike
Lititz, PA, 17543
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am-6pm
Sat. 8:am - 12pm. Sun. 4pm-6pm
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Our Family Treating your Pets Like Our Own
Since 1971
Dog Boarding

Long & Short Term Pet Boarding - Serving the Lancaster, PA Area

Professional Care by Professionals Who Care

Looking for a clean and comfortable pet boarding facility in the Lancaster, PA area? Since 1971, Gochenauer Kennels has been caring for family pets throughout the Lancaster area.

We offer climate-controlled pet boarding facilities for both cats and dogs. Your pet is always treated like a member of our own family and provided with all the essentials to keep them happy and healthy until you return.

 Dog Boarding

Our dog boarding facilities offer individual kennel runs with climate-controlled living quarters and an attached secure exercise area. A sliding door, controlled and operated by our pet care technicians, divides the living quarters from the exercise area. Dishes and bedding are provided.

  Daily Schedule

Our professional staff attends to your dog's needs daily. To get an idea of what your dog will experience in our dog boarding facility, here is the typical daily routine that we follow at Gochenauer Kennels.

  • 7:00am-9:00am - Lights on. Dogs to exercise areas. Living quarters are cleaned and disinfected.
  • 8:00am-10:00am - Breakfast and snacks served. Morning medication administered.
  • 9:00am-11:00am - Scheduled walks and playtime. Exercise areas cleaned and disinfected.
  • 10:00am-12:00pm - Dogs to exercise areas. Living quarters cleaned and disinfected as needed.
  • 11:00am-1:00pm - Lunch and snacks served. Scheduled walks and playtime.
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm - Dogs to exercise areas. Living quarters cleaned and disinfected as needed.
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm - Scheduled walks and playtime. Exercise areas cleaned and disinfected.
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm - Dinner and snacks served. Evening medication administered.
  • 4:00pm-6:00pm - Dogs to exercise areas. Living quarters cleaned and disinfected as needed.
  • Later in evening - Dogs to exercise areas. Beds prepared and snacks served. Lights out for evening.

ExerciseDogs have access to the exercise area for fifteen to forty-five minutes during each period. We may alter the scheduled times and duration of the exercise periods due to inclement weather or conditions beyond our control. This is at the discretion of the staff on duty.

Exercise

Our exercise plan is veterinary approved and includes five daily exercise periods.

Besides the five standard exercise periods there is also two acres of a grass and a stoned exercise area surrounded by a six-foot high chain link fence. This area is available upon the dog owner's request for extra exercise sessions. Dogs are kept on a leash during the extra exercise sessions.

The extra exercise sessions offered are:

  • Business Walk
  • Walk and Brush
  • Trail & Treat & Brush

Most of the dog owners request at least one extra exercise session per day with many choosing multiple sessions per day.

Want to schedule additional walks, exercise or play times for your dog? See our rates page for details.

Pet GroomingWe also offer dog grooming services! Take advantage of our professional dog grooming services while your dog stays with us!

Dog Exercise
Dog Training

 Cat Boarding

Our cat boarding area features climate-controlled, all-indoor living quarters and is completely separate from the dog kennel area. Your cat will have ample room for lounging and exercise. Dishes, bedding, litter and litter pan are provided.

  Daily Schedule:

Our professional staff attends to your cat's needs daily. To get an idea of what your cat will experience while staying at Gochenauer Kennels, here is the typical daily routine that we follow.

  • 7:00am-9:00am - Lights on. Living quarters are cleaned and disinfected.
  • 8:00am-10:00am - Breakfast and snacks served. Morning medication administered.
  • 11:00am-1:00pm - Lunch and snacks served. Living quarters cleaned and disinfected as needed.
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm - Dinner and snacks served. Evening medication administered. Living quarters are cleaned and disinfected as needed.
  • Later in evening - Beds prepared and snacks served. Lights out for the evening.

Environment

Environment

Our pet boarding facility offers clean, climate-controlled enclosures with natural lighting, plenty of room for exercise and a fresh air return system that provides a healthy and comfortable environment in any weather.

Food

Food

All pets are fed a diet of premium quality foods. Or if you prefer, we will prepare and feed any food that you provide. If you provide your own food, we ask that you pre-bag each individual portion and send only the amount your pet will consume during their stay.

Medication

Medication

Can be administered by qualified personnel as prescribed by your veterinarian. (Small fee applies)

Bedding

Bedding

We will provide your pet with appropriate bedding. All bedding is thoroughly washed and sanitized between uses.
* For sanitary reasons we will not accept bedding from home.

Toys

Toys & Treats

Bring any treats or toys you would like your pet to enjoy while boarding at Gochenauer Kennels. We kindly ask that you please keep toys and other belongings to a minimum.

Vaccine

Vaccine Requirements

Please bring the required vaccine records showing proof of: (Vaccines must be verified before we can accept your pet. Pets without vaccine verification will not be accepted.)

For Dogs:

  • Distemper/Parvo virus
  • Bordetella
  • Rabies

For Cats:

  • Distemper
  • Rabies
Forms
Tours

Kennel Tours

Our boarding facility is conveniently located on Fruitville Pike in Lititz, Pa, an easy drive from nearby Lancaster, Pa and the surrounding area. Kennel tours are available from mid-September to mid-May, by appointment, on Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. This is usually our slowest time of the year, allowing you to view our pet boarding facilities, while providing minimal disruption to the pets in our care.

Cat Care
Snacks
Pet Friends
Snow
Cats

Gochenauer Kennels provides dog and pet boarding, dog and pet grooming and doggie day care services at their dog kennel facility in Lancaster, PA. Consistently voted best dog groomers in Lancaster, PA.