Category Archives: Blog


****Due to increased business costs, we need to increase our prices as of January 2nd 2024. **** Please see below the new prices as of January 2nd 2024.    Small dogs – £30  Medium dogs – £32  Large dogs – £36  Discounts will still be applied to multiple dog households at 10%  Day care – £25  Cats (includes heating charge) – £18 additional cats £9 each  Extra heating charge of £2 in the kennels through the months November, December, January, February and March  Additional lead walks if available – £15 per half hour  Bath if available – £30  Medication eg: Insulin – £5 per injection Vet Transport – £25 per hour  Collections between 12pm and 2pm (when we are closed) – £20  Collections after midday (dogs) – £10 (per household)  Field Hire – £15 per hour – (max 4 dogs)  Bank holidays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day will be charged   double  All prices include VAT    Please note that these price increases come into effect for all bookings as of  January 2nd 2024, including bookings that have already been made.    Please email for more information.  […]

Christmas Kennel Bookings – FULL

We are very sorry to all of those clients looking to book kennels over the Christmas holidays, but we are fully booked. We also have a long waiting list, but if you do wish to be added to the list please EMAIL your details to  We will contact you if any spaces become available, […]

Telephone Lines are down

Our main telephone line (01483 223312) is currently not working. If you need to call us please use 0774 319 2275, or you can reach us using email Thank you

Appointments Please

Since operating the business in the recent challenging times we introduced an appointment system for dropping off and picking up your pets. This allowed us to restrict the number of people on site at any one point, thus following social distancing guidelines. Since we introduced this appointment only system, we have found that we are […]

website problem!

Please accept our apologies for a problem with our Contact Us form on the website. During the most of August 2021 this feature was not working properly, and consequently we were not seeing your enquiries. The problem is now fixed, but if you are still waiting to hear back from us please email Thank […]

Road Closures 10 days starting 10th September

All clients visiting Oak Ride Farm please be aware that there are planned roadworks on Tithe Barns Lane from Monday 21st September for 10 days (Monday-Fridays) We have been advised that access for business will be possible, but it is likely that you may need to wait for a short while, or take a detour. […]

Covid-19 Client Protocol Boarding Kennels and Cattery

We are open with some changes to our procedures and we would kindly ask that you adhere to these requirements. They are in place to keep us all safe. 1. If you or any member of your family are showing signs of COVID-19 please do not come to Oak Ride Farm. 2. Please arrive at […]

We are open

We are delighted to announce that we are now open again for Dog and Cat Boarding and Daycare. As with all businesses re-opening, we are having to make some adjustments to how we operate so that we comply with social distancing rules. When you book we will explain the new protocols, including what you can, […]

Oak Ride Farm Closed

Dear Clients of Oak Ride Farm Kennels & Cattery, Hydrotherapy and Grooming It is with great sadness that, in line with the latest government and industry advice, we have closed until further notice. We fully understand how difficult this situation is for everyone, but hopefully with these latest measures in place the spread of COVID-19 […]

Important Notice

All Boarding, Grooming and Hydrotherapy Clients please note: DO NOT bring your dogs to us if they are unwell. There is a really nasty virus affecting dogs and it would seem that it is countrywide. It is, as far as we know, mainly a sickness and diarrhoea bug, but it can present with quite severe […]