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South Dublin, Dublin DUBLIN 24

Phone Myles Reilly
on 08795 23091

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Welcome to Mountseskin
Brittas, South Dublin, Dublin DUBLIN 24

  • kennels location
  • boarding kennels
  • kennels staff
  • kennels building
  • kennels sleep
  • kennels exercise
  • dog exercise
  • dog walks
  • dog kennels services
  • dog welfare in kennels
  • dogs with special needs
  • boarding kennels fees

About Us

Boarding Kennels Location

Here at Mountseskin Kennels in Brittas County Dublin we are proud and confident of the standards of our services and accommodation.

There are sixteen kennels in total, we have solid walls between all our kennels, all are extremely bright and clean, they are all heated, tiled, with cosy beds in each and our kennels are insulated for extra warmt in winter and cooler in summer.

We also have TV in the building for company while dogs are relaxing.

Outside there are three large play areas with lots of toys for pets to play with, where dogs spend as much time as possible through out the day.

Your per is walked twice daily in the fields located beside our kennels.

Our aim is to build a relationship with you and to understand your expectations but more importantly, bond with your pet so that we are familiar with their individual personalities and behaviour patterns.

Vaccinations and Kennel Cough need to be up to date before your pet can enter our kennels.

New to our kennels - Dog Grooming (please see our SERVICE SECTION for details)


Please try to book your Kennel well in advance to avoid disappointment, thank you.

Opening Hours & Visiting

Boarding Kennels Building

Mountseskin Kennels are open

Monday to Saturday from 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm.

We are closed on Sundays

Staff & Knowledge

We have 3 full-time staff working in our kennels.

Our staff ratio is:      1 Staff : 3 Kennels

Boarding Kennels Staff/Owners

Mountseskin Boarding Kennels in Dublin

About our staff, knowledge and experience:

We have sixteen kennels in total and we have three full time members of staff here all with several years experiance working in differant kennels around the country.

All staff are animal lovers and very helpful for your pets every need.

Our Kennels

We have 10 Kennels with Attached runs: Covered runs:

They were built in 2003 and are licensed for anything up to 30 dogs (maximum).

Less than 20 kennels per building
We're proudto say we have a maximum of 10 kennels in any one building
(The ideal is a maximum of 20 kennels in a building, as the less dogs, the calmer & quieter it is)

Less than 20 kennels per building
We're proud to say we have a maximum of 10 kennels in any section of any building.
(The ideal is a maximum of 10 kennels per section)

Boarding Kennels Sleep Accommodation

Boarding Kennels Exercise Run

About our Kennels

Dog Exercise & Play:

Dogs get out of their Kennels for exercise:

Dogs are taken out of KennelsWe're proud to say dogs DO get out of their kennels here.
We know how important it is (mentally and physically) for dogs to play, sniff, run around and stretch their legs.
In other words, for dogs to be dogs!

About dog exercise with our Boarding Kennels:

Exercise & Play in Boarding Kennels

We have three play areas where dogs spend as much time as possible each day between there walks and feeding times.

Dog Walks/Exercise/Playtime with Staff:

Dogs exercised by staff:

20 minutes of walks/exercise with staff provided daily

Less than 20 kennels per buildingWe're proud to say we offer walks/ exercise/ playtime WITH staff.
We know how important it is for dogs to have our company one-to-one.
It's much more fun!

About dog walks/playtime with staff

Dog Walks at the Boarding Kennels

We have NINE ACRES of Field to walk your dogs in!!!

To make sure all dogs are walked, each dog gets twenty minutes walk time twice a day around our nine acre field each day.

They also spend most of the day in play areas.

Dog Care

Welfare & Settling In

Comfort items from home allowed:

DAP Therapy used: DAP Therapy (Dog Appeasing Pheromone) used in Kennels

Comfort items We're proud to say we DO allow & encourage comfort items for dogs. We understand how important it is to help your dog relax and feel settled quickly, more at home with us. This is such an easy way to comfort your dog. After all, we all love our home comforts don't we?!

DAP Therapy (Dog Appeasing Pheromone) used in KennelsWe're proud to say we DO offer D.A.P therapy here to calm and reassure dogs. We believe in doing as much as possible to help your dogs have a happy stay with us, especially when such great, positive benefits to dog welfare can be provided so easily and simply.

Our policy on comfort items:

Dog Welfare in Boarding Kennels

We reccomend you bring a comfort item like a planket or small toy to help your pet settle in.

Our service to you is to prvide a friendly, cosy and safe envirment for your pet while your away so when you come to collect your pet you will notice straight away how happy they are.


Will you feed the same diet as at home:

Comfort items We're proud to say we DO offer to feed your dog the same diet as at home.
We understand how important it is to help your dog settle in quickly and easily without any digestive problems that would be caused with a change of diet.


Will you feed special/prescription diets:

Will feed natural/organic diets:

Caring for Dogs

Care of Easy-going & Steady Dogs

We keep easy and steady going dogs apart from younger more playfull dogs and we have a separete area for pets that enjoy some peice and quite.

Care of Active Dogs

We have lots of toys in our three play areas for young active dogs to play with.

Plenty of excersise and fun in the play area plus two long walks each day keeps active dogs very happy.

Care of Daycare/creche Dogs

Dogs with Special Needs

Separate, quiet section available:

About our care of special needs dogs:

Dog Welfare in Boarding Kennels

When a dog with special need comes in for boarding they are well cared for, each person leaving their dog with us has to fill in forms and we take every detail necessary to insure the dog gets whatever they need for a safe stay. 

We also have a vet on call at all times.

Age considerations:


Senior Dogs

Elderly Dogs

We care for dogs with:

Allergies/ Allergenic

  Digestive Problems

Arthritis/ Arthritic



  Heart Disease

Convulsions/ Seizures/ Epilepsy

  Kidney Disease


  Nervous/ Sensitive/ Separation anxiety


  Skin Problems


New to our kennels - Dog Grooming

Have your dog groomed ready to go home clean and happy.

Prices for Grooming of Boarded Dogs:-

€25 wash, brush and dry

Full Groom :-

€40 small dog

€55 for medium dogs

(larger dogs price's will vary)

Services for Dogs: Other Services:
Collect and return service Collect & Return, or Dog Chauffeur Service Pet Supplies
Professional grooming service Grooming Service (professional option, full bath & cut) Cattery (Cat Boarding)
Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy Small Animals Boarding
Webcam service Webcam Service Stables
Webcam service Send updates while you're away  

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25th Sep 2009

Very Happy Indeed

i just had to say how happy i was to find mountseskin kennels, a really cosy place, on your way up to the kennels you can see the lovely hens and chicks running around in there coop.then the fine big clean excercise area,i really do think all dogs are very happy to spend two weeks here.

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Customer Testimonials

Some of the things our customers love us for...

7th May 2011
 Happy Holiday For Peaches
by Mary Lawlor, Dublin

Happy Holiday For Peaches

i left my dog with myles last june 2010 for 10 days and found it to be a very good place the kennal was spotless and personal attention she got showed she is a real lapdog and at just 2yrs old we thought she would fret i recommed this kennals and i am leaving her there again this year as are some of my friends as they also did last year on my recommedation os thanks to myles and staff for a great job with the dogs

8th Dec 2010
Top Class Kennels
by Tony Doyle, Carlow

Top Class Kennels

This is a relaxed and comfortable environment to leave your dog, the staff are always polite and very eager to accomodate you in any way. My dog loves going here and I feel very happy with the way he gets looked after. I would definitely recommend mountseskin kennels, from heat lamps in the kennels to a television in the kennel block and clean runs it provides comfort for your dog at a very reasonable price.

26th Jul 2010
Very Happy Customer And Dog
by A Ward, Dublin

Very Happy Customer And Dog

As a first timer leaving my Dog in Kennels whislt on holidays, I was very happy with the frendly atmosphere when I arrived at Mountseskind Kennels, I viewed the kennels before I decided to leave my dog there, straight away I was very happy with the set up of the Kennels. I felt my dog would be well looked after, kennels very roomy, both inside the kennels and outside yard were spotless clean. I would recommend to any one to board their dog here. I will use Mountseskin Kennels again in the future Regards Happy Boarder


Fees are per dog, per day (includes any tax)

Boarding Kennels Fees

Euros12.00 for a Small Dog

Euros12.00 for a Medium Dog

Euros12.00 for a Large Dog

Euros12.00 for a Giant Dog

Further Information

We charge the same for all dogs as they all get the same care and attention.

Please book well in advance to be sure of a place.

You can make booking or veiwing apointment at

or call 0879523091

Thank you.



Dog Grooming facilites at Mountseskin Kennels are very competitive and we are pleased to be able to offer affordable rates.

Map, Directions, and Driving Distance & Time

Mountseskin Boarding Kennels,
Brittas, South Dublin, Dublin DUBLIN 24

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Mountseskin Kennels:-

We are twenty minutes drive from dublin airport, yet we are still in the lovely country side.

We are five minutes drive from The Square shopping centre in Tallagh.

We are five minutes drive from city west hotel in Saggart.

We are ten minutes drive from Blessington Co Wicklow.


If you are coming from Dublin look out for the N81 

Drive onto the N81 past Jobstown and keep on the N81 until you come into Brittas village,

Take the first left opposite the Blue Gardinia Pub,

Take the next left fifty yards from pub.

Drive up the road, past football pitch on the right another mile,

Mountseskin Kennels are on the left, sign outside.


Bookings, Queries & Appointments

Myles will be happy to discuss your queries about Mountseskin Boarding Kennels including bookings, availability, and making an appointment to visit.

phonePhone Myles Reilly
on 08795 23091

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