CALL US: 03 314 7067  |   RD 1 Amberley, Canterbury

Welcome to A Country Home Canterbury boarding kennels and cattery

Julie Collett & Richard White




Why Us?

At A Country Home, Amberley, the welfare of our boarders is paramount.  We pride ourselves in the cleanliness and personal interaction with all our guests.  We (Richard and Julie) both come from rural backgrounds and we have vast experience dealing with animals, including experience in dog handling, obedience and training.  Both of us share a passion for animals and the country lifestyle, and our lifestyle block is the perfect place for your pet to stay, either short or long term.



  • A safe rural setting
  • Personal care including grooming and shampooing, on request, for dogs
  • High-quality foods
  • Top facilities including underfloor heating, comfortable beds and toys
  • Space, space and more space!
  • A sunny warm environment
  • A commitment to the health and welfare of animals in our care
  • Plenty of room to run and play
  • Remedial care
  • Training and obedience
  • Advice
  • Looking after medication and dietary requirements at no extra cost

A Country Home is in a perfect location for those heading north and wishing to ensure their pets are well looked after.  Your companion deserves the best fun filled vacation as well.  Pick-up/drop-off hours are 8am to 9.30am and also 4pm to 6pm or by arrangement. Viewing is also welcome in the above hours or by prior arrangement.

A Country Home Boarding Kennels and Cattery

03 314 7067

Contact Us

For a no obligation discussion on how we can assist you, please call one of our team!

R1 Amberley
          Canterbury, New Zealand

03 314 7067

027 440 1205

A Country Home

Welcome to A Country Home boarding kennel and cattery, where you can be assured your pet will have a comfortable, enjoyable stay whilst receiving the best of care in every aspect.


The facilities and management practices at A Country Home are of the highest standard and we are dedicated to providing your cherished four-legged friends the very best professional and compassionate care from our rural location at Amberley.


Both dogs and cats have plenty of space to relax and play, and will be provided with lots of love and individual attention while away from home.