Drum Kennels at Roncombe Hill, Sidbury, Sidmouth, East Devon offers quality licensed boarding
for your cats and dogs. We are passionate about what we do and take every care to look after your pet. The kennels, built to European standards are located in beautiful rural surroundings.
• Our team cannot be beaten on experience or dedication
• All pets receive quality, professional attention at all times
• Day care, overnight, holiday or long term stays
• located in an area of outstanding natural beauty
• grass paddock and private land provides regular exercise for dogs
• Special diets are catered for with prior arrangement
• Dog agility training and basic obedience training
Licence Holders John & Morag Harris - licence no's CATTERY 19/00023/ANIMBO and KENNELS 18/00142/ANIMBO
giving your furry friend
a home from home
We have been updating the website with our new team members - we welcome Holly, Katie and Kerrie to the team. Click on the 'Meet the Team' page for details.
We are sorry to announce that our lovely kennel girl Katherine is leaving us! Katherine has worked at Drum since 2016 and I know that so many of our guests and their owners are going to miss her terribly as shall we. She has been a kind, loving & hard working member of our team who loves all the dogs and cats that stay at Drum. Katherine is moving away to be with her partner and we all wish her every future happiness. Thank you Katherine for being so wonderful - we will miss you so much. Love from us all at Drum X
8.11.19 WE ARE RECRUITING!!!
Please visit our Facebook page for details of our latest vacancy. @Drum Boarding Kennels.
URGENT - 24.9.19 - now resolved
We are experiencing a problem with our telephone line whereby we cannot accept incoming calls currently. BT are aiming to put right by tomorrow and we are requesting calls be diverted to Morag's mobile in the meantime. If you cannot get through to us please use the contact form available on this site or use our facebook message service. We apologise for any inconvenience.
We are recruiting!!!! See our facebook page Drum Boarding Kennels for further information.
It is with much sadness I write to inform you that my beloved husband John passed away suddenly on Thursday 28th March 2019. He ran the kennels with me for the last 18 years & got to know many of our customers. Before the kennels John played first class cricket for Somerset moving on to become a first class cricket umpire for over 20 years. He lived life to the full and was a true gentleman who will be missed by all.
Morag Harris 4th April 2019.
We have been successful in our search for someone to join our team - thank you for all the enquiries we received. Jemima has joined us and she looks forward to meeting our lovely customers and our guests to stay. Please still get in touch if you are interested in working at the kennels and we can keep your details on file.
1st October 2018 - PRICE REVIEW
With effect from today (1st October 2018) our prices have been increased. The last time we reviewed pricing was in 2010 and with cost increases from all our suppliers year on year we find it impossible to continue at our current tariff. We now charge £16.50 per day per dog (an increase of £1.50 since 2010) and cats £10 per cat per day (an increase of £0.50 since 2010). We hope you understand our need to review our costs, this will ensure the continued quality of our services & supplies for your dog or cat when they stay with us. We still give discounts for more than 1 pet boarding with us at the same time. See our booking info page for details.
1.8.2018 - WE ARE RECRUITING! At Drum Kennels we are looking for someone to join our team. Initially it will be for Saturdays but may lead to additional days. Due to our remote location you will need to have your own transport and be prepared to work fairly long hours. You need to be passionate about dogs and cats and feel happy to work in a team environment and on your own. Experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given. Daily duties will include general care, feeding and exercising of the animals in our care, cleaning, meeting and greeting customers, telephone answering, taking bookings and handling payments amongst other duties. If you think this is you we would love to hear from you. You can contact us via our email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.8.2018 - WE ARE RECRUITING!
At Drum Kennels we are looking for someone to join our team. Initially it will be for Saturdays but may lead to additional days. Due to our remote location you will need to have your own transport and be prepared to work fairly long hours. You need to be passionate about dogs and cats and feel happy to work in a team environment and on your own. Experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given. Daily duties will include general care, feeding and exercising of the animals in our care, cleaning, meeting and greeting customers, telephone answering, taking bookings and handling payments amongst other duties. If you think this is you we would love to hear from you. You can contact us via our email address email@example.com.
Hi eveyone - we just wanted to let you know that we are filling up fast for the May Bank Holiday week so please get in touch asap if you need to book. This is also the same for June/July/August. To book you can call us, contact us through this web site or through our facebook page.
Happy New Year to all our customers - we look forward to seeing you in 2018!
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16.10.17 - see our dog food page for available products and delivery. We also have a lovely range of bowls for sale in gorgeous colours and different sizes. Dishwasher safe too!
18.8.17 - visit our training page to see the improvements we have made to the training arena. Contact Morag if you would like to enquire about lessons!
16.8.17 - we have updated our 'contact us' page with our location and accessibility for your information.
PLEASE NOTE - we are taking lots & lots of bookings for July August and Sept and are filling up fast - please book early to avoid any disappointment!
COMING SOON!!!!! We will soon be stocking a whole range of dog food for you to purchase from our kennels - further details to follow shortly.
Our CCTV system has been updated with additional cameras and infrared for nighttime use. We have also updated our outdoor lighting to enhance security, We believe this aspect is importatnt for reassurance to our customers.
Concerned about your pet whilst staying at Drum? If you have access to Whatsapp we are happy to provide you with updates on your pets stay with us. Let us know when you check in and how often you would like an update.
We would love to share pictures of your pets stay on our facebook and twitter pages - let us know if you are happy for us to do this!
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