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Just wanted to express our gratitude to you both for your outstanding service at Kestrel Kennels.

We have been trusting you with the care of our beloved dogs Maurice since 2008 and Tommy since 2011 and I must say we've always been very satisfied with your establishment. Our dogs seem to enjoy their stay with you and every time they appear happy and energetic.

It is very important for us to have a peace of mind whilst away that our dogs will be well looked after and you deliver that every time. It's very much appreciated.

We would most definitely recommend Kestrel Kennels to anyone looking for a professional, friendly and well established kennel.

 Many thanks

John & Lydia Widders

Nelson loves to stay at Kestrel Kennels - literally running up the drive with his tail wagging.

Our cat, Chester never shows any pleasure at anything,  just nonchalant indifference but he comes back well fed & in good form!  Thank you all at Kestrel.

The Dartmoor Holiday Cottage Company - Holiday Lets for the Discerning Guest -

Once again we've had a lovely stay with you and we wanted to let you know how much we always enjoy our holidays at Kestrel.   Because our "mum and dad" can see we are always happy and excited to come to see you and are so well looked after, they never have any qualms about leaving us in your care.  As you can see from our pictures, we are now out and about again and enjoying a splash at the seaside.  But we expect it won't be long before we are back for another holiday with you. 

Lots of love from Bruce & Jenna

We have no hesitation in recommending Kestrel Kennels as our dog Monty rushes up the drive in great anticipation and thoroughly enjoys his stays. The service is friendly and efficient and we feel totally reassured that Monty is very well looked after.

Julie & Peter Willetts, Tavistock

Moved to Tavistock 18 months ago and looked at a few kennels and this was by far the best.

Milo (our cocker) who is 12 loves it, he runs up the drive and without a second glance, runs through the office,  out the back door into the paddock.

We would like to thank Chris and Cheryl for giving us peace of mind when we are on holiday as we know he really enjoys his holidays there as well.

Really recommend these Kennels for friendliness, cleanliness, times of dropping off and picking up and our dog is so happy there.

Alison and Carl Fisher, Tavistock

Kestrel Kennels, I have been using Kestrel for the past 13 years ever since Jasper was a 12 week old pup. I know that Jasper will be well looked after and cared for (and dare I say Spoilt). I would have no hesitation in recommending Kestrel Kennels to anyone looking for a well run boarding kennel, in fact my daughter has recently got a puppy and now uses Kestrel. If it were possible to give stars similar to hotel grading, Kestrel Kennels would be deserving of 5 stars.

Mr Hole - Plymouth

Kestrel Kennels is my Cairn terrier Sam's home from home. He loves staying with Cheryl and Chris, who care for him with great kindness and affection, the best in the West!

David May, Plymouth

Rocky loves it at Kestrel, he gets excited when I turn into the drive, and doesn't look back as he goes in "I’m frequently called on to attend meetings at short notice, and find that I don't worry about how my dog is when he is at Kestrel . You can't ask for more than peace of mind combined with a great value service"

Mr Smith, Plymouth

Having used Kestrel Kennels for more than 20 years for all my dogs. I have no hesitation in continuing to recommend their services.

J Quarterly, Tavistock

My dog Tangle is so happy when he goes on holiday to Kestrel Kennels. He can’t wait to get through the door.

Cheryl and Chris are always very welcoming. When my cat Lemon gave birth to 4 adorable kittens whilst staying the weekend they took it in their stride and I took home 5 cats instead of 1!!

I never worry about my pets whilst I’m away I know they are happy and well looked after.

C Larcombe, Tavistock

I've been using Kestrel Kennels since a friend recommended them, back when Oppo was young, and I've never used any other kennel since. It is well worth travelling the few extra miles from Plymouth to feel totally satisfied and relaxed about leaving my dog with Cheryl and Chris. They understand all different breeds and their personalities/quirky ways. My dog is always really excited when we pull up the drive and doesn't look back as he runs through the office to get in! This is very reassuring for me and I know I can feel happy leaving him there. I don't worry about him whilst he's there and I recommend Kestrel Kennels to my friends whenever possible now.

Vicki Bird, Plymouth

Having lived in different parts of the country and using different kennels, I can definitely recommend kestrel. I first put my springer (Bandit) in Kestrel and he immediately took to Cheryl, more recently my wife has put her dog (Zuki) and cat (Gizmo) in boarding and both came back very happy, we would not to wish to use any other kennels now.

Sam Richards

My dog Ollie enjoyed his sleepover Friday night.  When I brought him in he went swiftly up the hill and happily with Cheryl to his kennel, unlike his previous kennels when he was very depressed and reluctant to leave me.

I picked him up Saturday afternoon.  He was so relaxed, Cheryl had to wake him up!!

He is booked in for nearly 3 weeks in August and I have no worries about leaving him for so long.

Highly recommended.

Ginnie Norman

Maurice and Tommy
Nelson Hall
Bridles 1
Bridles 2
Rocky Smith
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