We'd love to have your dog as our guest

Enjoy peace of mind while you’re away because here at Ridgeside K9 Knoxville, we know that your dog is family and we take their care very seriously.

Dog Boarding is the perfect solution for those who need to leave their pet at home while they are away on vacation or business trips. We offer spacious accommodations with plenty of room for dogs to play and exercise as well as a variety of activities that will keep them entertained all day long.

Our staff members are trained professionals who have experience in caring for animals and we make sure that every dog has access to fresh food, water, clean bedding, and lots of love during their stay with us. You can rest assured knowing your pup is in good hands when you drop them off at our center for dog boarding or our board and train programs. 

boarding Accommodations

Whether you will be out of town for a day, a weekend, or even more, we got your tails covered.

Ridgeside K9 Knoxville has large indoor kennels to keep every four-legged guest comfortable for their stay. They are kept inside a temperature-controlled building. We have outdoor runs available for potty times that they visit multiple times a day. Kennels are cleaned daily as well as cleaning their water bowls multiple times a day. We have staff at the building day and night and the building is fully alarmed with security cameras because the safety of our guests is of the utmost importance to us.

boarding benefits

Your Dog Needs Guidance When You’re Not Around

Boarding is a popular pet-related service that dog owners sometimes desperately find themselves in need of. Occasionally, life gets in the way of dog ownership and you may have to go somewhere and leave your pet behind.

Dogs get lonely in an empty house and leaving them alone can have unintended consequences, such as:

  • Depression
  • Separation anxiety
  • Marking their territory by peeing
  • Acting out behaviors like chewing up your valuables

Dog boarding is the perfect alternative for a nervous or anxious dog, but truly any dog benefits from companionship and a regular schedule when you’re away. Our compassionate staff will ensure your pup gets all the love, exercise, and treats he needs!

frequently asked questions

We Treat Your Dog Like A Member Of The Family

When you board your dog with us, we treat him like a member of the family. He will enjoy numerous activities and we will pay close attention to his unique needs.

Dog boarding refers to a dog’s stay at a specialized facility where your four-legged companion can be left while you are away without having to hire a full-time dog walker or have dog sitters visit your home. It allows you to have time off work, or leave town for business or vacations while knowing your beloved K9 will be well taken care of.

  • Rabies – This vaccination must be renewed every 1 to 3 years.
  • Distemper/Parvo – This vaccination must be renewed every 1 to 3 years.
  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough) – This vaccination must be renewed every 6 months/1 year.
  • If vaccinations are renewed at the time of expiration, a 24/48 hour period waiting period is required prior to arrival at our facility.
  • For your convenience, records can be emailed to us or uploaded to your online account once you have created your profile

Ridgeside K9 provides everything your pup may need to have a great time during their visit, all you’ll need to bring is their food and any medications that they may need administered throughout the day. Medications should be brought in their original packaging, both for prescription and over the counter medications. We also ask that personal toys and belongings stay home to ensure no one’s favorite chew toy or bed-time cuddle buddy gets lost or damaged. 

At pick up, you will need to come inside to pick up your at check out time. Please have your leash ready to go! 

No problem! Provide us with the type of food and any do’s and don’ts for food and treats and we will follow your instructions to a tee.

If your dog is extremely nervous, let us know so we can provide extra care and pampering during his stay.

Our dog boarding staff is rigorously trained to look for any illness and administer any special care that’s required.


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