WELCOME TO COOL SPRING FARM KENNEL
More Than Pet People
Cool Spring Farm Kennel is a veteran owned and operated business located just a few minutes north of the lovely village of Lexington, MI. We are a small/boutique operation that caters to boarding (both dog and cat), training, daycare and horse boarding. Since being established in 1997 (Previously Kalaney Kennel), we’ve proudly served the Michigan thumb area to include Lexington, Port Huron, Ft Gratiot, Sandusky, Port Sanilac, Croswell, Yale, Lakeport and surrounding areas of Sanilac and St Clair counties.
We continue to open our doors every day with a smiling team and look very forward to earning your business!
Take a look throughout our site to learn more about all that we offer.
Fun, Fur and Frolics
Cool Spring Farm Kennel is dedicated to providing your furry friend the top level of care throughout each and every service. Check out our full offerings below, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions.
OVERNIGHT / EXTENDED BOARDING
A Stress-Free Experience
Your pet’s happiness and safety is our number one priority. During this service, we learn what they like and dislike and always treat them with kindness and patience. We never charge extra for snuggles - it’s included!
Overnight boarding is "all inclusive" and includes all the comfy bedding, treats/toys, Multiple daily socialized/individual exercise opportunities in our huge exercise and training ground and four to five outdoor breaks daily (in addition to exercise and play times) . Our overnight boarding area is climate (AC and heat) and humidity controlled. Further, our entire boarding area has an air purifier that cleans the air in our kennel every 35 minutes. Your dog will enjoy several kennel options ranging from our 3'x12' run with privacy divider and our larger 6'x12' for larger dogs/dogs requiring a larger enclosure.
While it is our policy to board all dog breeds, we reserve the right to decline services to dogs that exhibit aggressive behavior before or during our boarding, training or grooming services.
Requirements for boarding (Dogs):
All dogs boarding at Cool Spring Farm must adhere to our very strict policy on vaccinations. Please read the below mentioned carefully and call us directly should you have any questions:
Vaccinations must be administered at least 48 hours prior to arrival under the guidance of a licensed veterinarian. However, we prefer vaccinations be administered 10-14 days before check-in to ensure maximum efficiency. Written proof is required. Rabies, DPP (Distemper, Parvovirus & Parainfluenza) 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required. Bordetella is Required every 12 months and at least 48 hours prior to check in to ensure max efficiency and protection against Kennel cough. Furthermore, we strongly
recommend vaccinating your dog for K-9 Influenza, Lyme and Leptospirosis. However, they are not mandatory.
All dogs will be flea/tick free and on a preventative plan, which is up to date at the time of check in. Further, all dogs must be in stable/good health at check in. Any client/animal presenting for check in who does not meet the above mentioned will be refused service and declined entrance into the facility. Your understanding here is appreciated.
Pricing is as follows:
$32/Day - One dog per run (3'x12')
$45/Day - One dog per run (6'x12')
*Pricing is subject to change during periods of peak demand and seasonality.
*Please add a daily charge of $3 (per dog), if Cool Spring Farm Kennel is supplying food. Dog food is not included in our daily rate. Please keep in mind, its always best to keep your dog on the same food they are accustomed to. Doing so, can reduce the chances of a gastrointestinal upset while boarding.
*Please add a daily charge of $3 per day for administration of medications. We will administer ONLY veterinary prescribed medications as directed on the packaging/bottle per your vet. Sorry, we do not administer Diabetes related medications such as insulin or conduct glucose checks. Please consult your vet on other boarding options for this type of condition.
Two family dogs sharing the same run will receive a 5% discount off of published rates. For example, 2 family dogs in our 3'x12' kennel would bill at $64 per day and receive a 5% discount taken at check out for the boarding total.
One boarding day is defined as: Drop off in the morning or evening (AM/PM Hours) and picked up before 10am the day of departure. Check outs after 10am will be assessed our day care rate of $26 until 6pm - after 6pm a full day charge would be assessed.
Check in and Check out is by appointment only and during our published business hours . However, we are happy to accommodate after hours drop off and pick up for an additional fee of $25.
Requirements for boarding (Cats):
All cats boarding at our facility must adhere to our strict policy regarding vaccinations:
FVRCP (Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus & Panleukopenia) 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required.
Rabies 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required.
All cats must be flea and tick free at the time of check in and in stable/good health. Cats presenting for check that do not meet the above mentioned requirements will be denied service/entrance into the facility.
Cat Boarding - Pricing:
$20/Day - Large cat condo with elevated landing for window viewing/sleeping.
As with the K-9's, our kitty's enjoy the "all inclusive" boarding arrangement as well. Cats are housed separate from the dogs. We provide the bedding and will administer supplements and medications on your/your vets direction. Cats are exercised and played with multiple times throughout the day in our spacious lobby.
We do require that litter and food is supplied by owner. An abrupt change in food and/or litter can create digestive and/or problems with elimination.
Cool Spring Farm can supply Litter and Food for a daily charge of $2, in addition to the daily base rate of $20.
Plenty of Love and Attention
Daycare is one of our most popular services, especially for repeat clients. We pride ourselves on our professional yet fun approach, and do everything necessary to ensure your pets are safe, secure and happy.
Doggy day care/day board is $26/day - drop off and pick up is by appointment and is anytime between 7:30 am and 6pm. All dogs joining us will enjoy group play and socialization (pending temperament test), afternoon treat and plenty of time outside on our decks/outside yards.
Pre paid packages for day care:
10 Days - 10% discount off base rate or $23.40/day. Total package price $234
20 Days - 20% discount off base rate or $20.80/day. Total package price $416
Monthly Unlimited Daycare - $495
Requirements for day board/day care:
All dogs attending day board/day care at Cool Spring Farm must adhere to our very strict policy on vaccinations. Please read the below mentioned carefully and call us directly should you have any questions:
Vaccinations must be administered at least 48 hours prior to arrival under the guidance of a licensed veterinarian. However, we prefer vaccinations be administered 10-14 days before check-in to ensure maximum efficiency. Written proof is required. Rabies, DPP (Distemper, Parvovirus & Parainfluenza) 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required. Bordetella is Required every 12 months and at least 48 hours prior to check-in to ensure maximum efficiency and protection against Kennel Cough.
Furthermore, we strongly recommend
vaccinating your dog for K-9 Influenza and Leptospirosis. However, they are not mandatory.
All dogs will be flea/tick free and on a preventative plan, which is up to date at the time of check in. Further, all dogs must be in stable/good health at check in. Any client/animal presenting for check in who does not meet the above mentioned will be refused service and declined entrance into the facility.
Your understanding here is appreciated.
The Best for Your Pet
Our grooming team offers a wide variety of grooming services for your dog. We offer both by appointment day services and "board and groom". Our board and groom is convenient and enables our clients to have their dogs groomed prior to scheduled check out.
Our services include: Baths, nail trimming, ear cleaning, flea and tick bath/dip and are quoted based on breed, size, age, temperament and type of grooming performed - All dogs coming into the facility for grooming must provide current immunization certificate, which highlights up to date vaccinations for Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella.
Nail Trim: $20
Ear Cleaning: $10
Bath: Call for quote
Furminator (20 Minute brush out of under coat): $20
"Day at the Spa" - This package allows for 8-10am drop off and 4-6pm pick up. Day at the Spa includes the "Blueberry Facial" (Yes, we actually give your four legged friend a head message and calming facial), bath, nails, and ear cleaning. After the spa morning, your dog will relax in our spacious 3.5'x12' run, where we provide comfy bedding, cool water and a treat. Just before pick up, everyone enjoys a nice walk on our property. Prices are quoted prior to booking.
Cool Spring Farm also offers "Self Bath". This service is by appointment only and based on the availability of our grooming room. For $25 (1.5 hours), our clients can bath their own dogs/cats. We provide all the shampoos, conditioners and cleaners. Further, you will have exclusive use of the room which also includes towels, commercial blow drier and a variety of nail clippers/brushes.
A Focus On Positive Reinforcement
Here at Cool Spring Farm, we have a fundamental belief that ALL dogs want to please their owner/handler, and further, that ALL dogs can excel in positive reinforcement training.
Our training focuses on basic obedience, behavior assessment and behavior modification. Each training regimen starts with a consultation in our office (both you and your dog), during which time we identify objectives together and what you and your dog would like to get out of training. Once we have a clear idea of what you would like to achieve, our trainer will put together a plan to achieve optimum results/outcomes.
Requirements for training:
All dogs coming in for training must be current on the following immunizations - Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella.
Pricing is as follows:.
Initial one hour training consult: $50
One hour individual training session: $70
One hour offsite training session In your home/location, which the client determines: $120 per hour and assumes training location is within a 20 mile radius of our home office.
Day School: $45 (combines doggy day care with training). During day school we focus on the day to day activities that involve basic obedience and reinforce those in a practical setting.
Board and train: Three week program, where your dog over night boards in our facility and receives daily training sessions focusing on basic obedience and behavior modification. Board and
train includes consult fee. $1750
Behavior Modification: 1 week boot camp: Addresses and trains owner/handler in correcting stubborn behavior issues. Dog will board for 6 nights of training geared towards the reversal of behavior issues and owner will join in for 3 one hour sessions. $600
Pre-paid training packages:
One hour one on one training session (5) - $315. A $35 savings vs purchasing individual sessions.
Day school (10) - $405. A $45 savings vs purchasing individual sessions.
In home training (3) - $324. A $36 savings vs purchasing individual sessions.
HORSE BOARDING / STABLE
Plenty of Love and Attention
Please call for information.
WHAT DO YOU SUPPLY FOR OVERNIGHT BOARDING?
Cool Spring Farm Kennel provides bedding, stainless steel bowls, treats, toys and plenty of attention. However, guests can bring anything from home such as a favorite chew, toy, blanket or bed, as long as its clearly labeled and does not pose a safety risk during boarding.
HOW CAN I CHECK ON MY PET DURING THEIR STAY?
At Check in, we will provide both after hours contact info and normal business hours info. Please feel free to check in as often as needed. We are happy to bring pet parents up to speed on daily activity. Furthermore, we often send pictures and videos via text. We understand that boarding your pet can be tough and we go that extra mile to keep you informed.
MY PET HAS A SPECIAL DIET. CAN THEIR NEEDS BE ACCOMMODATED?
Absolutely! Not only will we feed as per your directions at check in, but we also adhere to interval feeding, can accommodate raw, heated and frozen. It's our goal to keep your dog or cat on the same interval and regimen as home.
Come and Play
Drop off and Pick Up
All services, to include drop off and pick up for boarding/daycare are by appointment only.
Our business hours are:
Monday through Friday - 7:30am to 6:00pm.
Saturday - 7:30am to Noon
Sunday - Closed
Tours are available by appointment during normal business hours.