Palmetto Kennels

Contact us at 803-285-1809 to schedule boarding

Why choose Palmetto Kennels?

  • We’re one of the most experienced kennels in our area. That means we know exactly what to do to make your pet—and you—feel safe, secure, and right at home. Since 1972, we’ve served pets in Lancaster County, and surrounding areas of North and South Carolina.
  • Our dog and cat boarding services are available for all breeds and sizes. We have kennels of different sizes to fit the size and needs of your pet. From Cane Corso to Teacup Chihuahua, We love them all. Each indoor dog run has a 24 hr. accessible outdoor run. Our smaller dogs outdoor run is enclosed so the weather doesn’t effect them. Our staff will make sure each of the guests at our pet boarding facility gets the individual attention they deserve.
  • We also care about the complete health of your pet. We make sure all animals that board with us are up-to-date on their vaccinations. We sanitize runs, kennels, and bowls between each boarder. Change/fill water daily, or more as needed. Scoop poo 1 to 2 times daily as needed. Fully spray-out outside runs daily.  Spot clean inside runs as needed. We keep your animal on its feeding schedule and use the food you supply, No matter what it is. We will also administer any medications while your pet is with us, at no additional charge. 
  • Climate controlled: Temperatures in our area can get very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. Inside pets are especially susceptible to these extremes. Our kennels are fully climate controlled to keep your dogs and cats safe, healthy, and comfortable no matter what the weather is like outside.
  • Cat condos: Triple level cat condos help our feline friends retain instincts like scratching, hiding, and hunting. Allowing opportunities for these behaviors, as well as exercise, are especially important for boarding cats. They are kept in the main office. Cats are great at hiding ailments, so we like to keep a close eye on them.
  • Staff onsite 24 hours.
  • We are located on 27 acres of clean fresh air.

When you choose Palmetto Kennels, you’ll know that your dog or cat is getting the best possible experience. No matter why you bring your pets to us, we’ll treat them like a member of the family.

 You’re also welcome to come by for a visit and tour our pet boarding facilities. We’re happy to show you all the ways we can care for your dog or cat!

 Boarding cost as of January 1st, 2024: 

Dogs Under 24 lb

1 Dog, 1 run-$25 per night

 2 Dogs, 1 run – $46 per night

Dogs 25 lbs and over

1Dog,1 run-$30 per night

2 Dogs, 1 run-  $56 per night


                                1 Cat, 1 condo – $25 per night                                      

2 Cats, 1 condo – $39 per night


Bathing Services

Bathing is an important part of your pet’s wellness routine. Routine bathing is vital to keeping your pet’s fur, skin, and nails healthy and beautiful. It also gives us the opportunity to look up-close to your dogs skin and nails and be able to let you know of any problems that my otherwise go unnoticed. 

Our bathing building is designed to get your pet clean in a comfortable, warm environment. Special shampoos are available for pets with sensitive skin.

Palmetto Kennels is a home away from home for your pet.

Let our friendly, caring, and knowledgeable staff be your dog or cat’s best friend while you are away.