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254 Bathurst St, Sawyers Gully NSW 2326





At Kip, we’re all for the good times. Keeping your four-legged friend happy and safe while you’re away is our number one priority.

The Pet Boarding Sydney Trusts

Are you looking for the most spacious and caring pet boarding Sydney has to offer while you’re away? Look no further than Kip Happy Stays – Sydney’s leading cat boarding and dog boarding facility, just outside of the city. We’ll take care of your beloved pet, ensuring they have no shortage of love, affection, and space while you’re gone!

With Kip, your little (or big) friend will never be short of hugs or attention from our caring staff, nourishing meals, or activities to dive into. Surrounded by other friendly, furry pet pals, your pet will stay sociable and make plenty of friends.

Enjoy your trip away, with the peace of mind that your pet will be enjoying their holiday too. Happy days and happy stays, for your four-legged friends at the pet hotel Sydney pet owners can trust.

The Pet Boarding Sydney Trusts

Kip’s Dog & Cat Boarding Services

We believe that the best pet hotel Sydney can offer must account for the needs and personalities of all pets. As such, our spaces have been designed with your furry friends in mind. Set in the natural Hunter Region, our Hunter Valley and Lake Macquarie facilities have everything your pet needs and more to account for all preferences at puppy and doggy daycare and pet boarding.

Booking with Kip means having your little friend personally transported from your home in Sydney out to our exceptional Hunter Valley or Lake Macquarie facilities, where they will have acres upon acres to play and relax. Why should you be the only one to enjoy a holiday? Our dedicated pet resort will help your four legged friend to find their inner peace.

Kip’s Dog & Cat Boarding Services

Kip Accomodation

A Safe Pair of Hands

Your pet’s happiness is our top priority. As the best dog boarding and cat boarding Sydney can offer, we pride ourselves on the level of comfort and activity provided by our fantastic staff. No need to bring any of your own bedding from home – we’ve got plenty!

For your pooch, choose from the ultimate in pet resort-style rooming, our luxurious villa or our cosy, classic room – a private haven for your pup!

For your feline, our comfortable, luxurious kitty rooms will keep your furball clean, comfortable, and safe.

A Safe Pair of Hands

Luxury Villas

For quieter or pampered doggies, treat them to a stay at our Kip Hunter Valley luxury villas. We’ve set up luxury villas with all the comforts they enjoy at home. Each villa has a private indoor area and supersized private outdoor grass yard with plenty of room to run around in or to say hello to the neighbours.

Our luxury villas are complete with a television and a comfy single bed complete with blankets. Here, your pet can take it easy and soak in the sun or rest by the air conditioner. Ultimate relaxation!

Luxury Villas

Classic Rooms for Dogs

Alternatively, our homely classic rooms are spacious and well-insulated, so your pup will enjoy a comfortable temperature no matter the weather. This resort-style room includes a private indoor and sunny grass yard. The classic room has 20sqm of personal space per pet. At Kip, space and access come as the standard. Our sunlit rooms are a home away from home with a cosy bed and a warm blanket.

Classic Rooms for Dogs

Classic Room for Cats

In a climate-controlled environment with a substantial private play area and climbing apparatus, your little friend will be treated to a life of premium luxury, cuddles, and love. Our cat-loving crew will make this the time of your cat’s life.

Our classic room for cats offers multi-level accommodation to suit all climbing needs. It is complete with plenty of space and comfortable bedding to develop a safe and secure environment. Here, your cat will feel right at home – with couches, cubby houses, sunny courtyards, an air conditioner and television, your cat won’t ever want to leave!

Classic Room for Cats

What Does Pet Boarding Sydney Include?

Your Pet's Ideal Staycation

Every Kip Sydney cat or dog boarding resort vacation comes with premium quality dry foods, a spacious, private room complete with both outdoor and indoor space, as well as one-on-one playtime with our crew.

As the leading Sydney pet hotel, Kip there will always be plenty of staff around take care of every need or even just play a game of fetch! At Kip, we’re not your traditional boarding facility – you can personalise your pet’s stay with us. Simply choose to add extra treats or activities to their cat ordog boarding Sydneystaycation, like added walks and playtimes for a holiday your four-legged friend won’t forget!

Your Pet's Ideal Staycation

Packages for Dogs

Kip Happy Stays offers a number of different packages to account for your pooch and all their preferences!

Our complimentary package ‘Quality Care’ comes with premium dry food served every morning, a one-on-one playtime in our large grass play yard and a warm hydro bath and blow dry on departure.

Our most popular package at Kip Hunter Valley, ‘Triple Fun’ comes with premium dry food at breakfast and dinner, a one-on-one playtime in our supersized grass play yard, a personalized bushwalk each day on our 10-acre property, a one-on-one splash in our doggie water fun park and a warm hydro bath and blow dry on departure for only an extra $25 per day.

Our ‘Luxury Pooch’ package , available at Kip Hunter Valley, comes with premium dry food for breakfast, a delicious warm roast chicken dinner every night, a warm hydro bath and blow dry on departure, as well as scheduled playtime and a bushwalk each day.

Packages for Dogs

Packages for Cats

Kip Happy Stays offers several varying packages for your kitty to give them a personalized, simply pawesome cat boarding Sydney experience.

Our complimentary package, ‘Comfortable Care’ provides a climate-controlled environment for your cat, daily wander time in our cat living room and sunny courtyard, premium dry food served in the morning and a daily video update.

Our most popular package at Kip Hunter Valley, ‘Cuddle Time’ offers a climate-controlled environment, extended wander time in our cat living room and sunny courtyard, premium dry food served twice daily, a one-on-one playtime including cuddles and a brush as well as a daily video update for only an extra $20 per day.

Packages for Cats

Getting your pet chauffeured from Sydney

To facilitate our exceptional pet boarding services for Sydneysiders, Kip offer transportation from the city out to our Hunter Valley and Lake Macquarie retreat.

Our pet chauffeur service takes the stress away from having to organize another trip on top of your getaway. Your pet will be collected from your home and travel to our pet hotel in the Hunter Region in the comfort of a fully air-conditioned van. A Kip crew member will accompany your pet to keep them comfortable and secure throughout their journey – whether it be dog boarding Sydney or for cat boarding. When it’s time to return home in Sydney, we’ll personally drop your happy family member back to your door.

Pick-ups are always completed in the morning, typically between 6-9:30am for the Sydney Region, and between 7-10am for the local Hunter/Newcastle region.

Getting your pet chauffeured from Sydney

What we do


Are you needing overnight care for your dog?

Keeping your four-legged friend happy, comfortable and safe is what pet boarding with us is all about. Every Kip trip comes with cosy rooms, premium meals, and extras that are sure to entertain even the fussiest pets. Pet boarding Australian pet owners trust - that’s Kip.


Do you have a cat that requires overnight care?

Many of our pet retreats offer cat accommodation options. Our staff are well versed in the quirks of our feline friends - providing a high level of care and attention in accommodation from standard rooms to penthouse suites.


Make your visit easier!

At Kip, we offer pick-up and drop-off to our locations to provide you with convenience and ensure you have a great experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Pet Boarding Sydney Cost?

Sydney pet escapes start at $52 a day for dogs and $33 a day for cats for the classic rooms. Our doggy luxury villa at Kip Hunter Valley starts at $91 per day. All bookings require a deposit.

Can I Get a Discount for Additional Pets?

Pet siblings are more than welcome at Kip! We offer discounts for pets from the same family. Please look at the specific dates you are looking for to confirm the pricing for the period.

What If My Pet Takes Medication?

Our experienced and caring pet hotel Sydney staff will ensure that your dog's or cat's needs are taken care of just as they would at home. Simply pack your pet’s medication in a labelled container and let our team know. We’ll deliver the medication to your specifications. We charge $5 a day for the preparation and administration of medication under our care.

Does Kip Cater to Special Dietary Requirements?

The happiness of your cat or dog is our priority. If you would prefer, you are more than welcome to bring your own pet food. If you do elect to bring your own food, ensure that it is labelled correctly.

Is Pet Boarding Safe?

At Kip, we work tirelessly to ensure your car or dog's safety, comfort, and happiness. Our professional team have years of experience in caring for pets of all breeds in providing regular health and weight checks. If needed, our network of veterinary specialists is always on call. Our systems prioritize tender loving care from anything like medication needs to special dietary requirements.

Can I Inspect Kip’s Facilities?

Absolutely! At Kip, we’re proud of our world-class pet hotel Sydney and welcome all pets. We encourage all pet parents to inspect our accommodation before your stay to put your minds at ease.

Please contact our team to arrange an inspection during our opening hours.

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