Canine Kindergarten is a professional, fully insured and first aid trained dog walking and pet sitting service based in Alsager. At Canine Kindergarten we realise pets are family and treat all pets as if they were our own. The company was set up by Emily Burns in 2017 to cater for people who need their pets looking after while they are on holiday, at work, want a night out but don’t want to leave their pets alone or for any other reason cannot be there that day!
We offer a range of services from dog walking, overnight stays, cat visits, small animal visits, puppy walks, walks for elderly dogs and are flexible to suit any other pet needs you have.
Canine Kindergarten promises to treat any pet like they were their own, with using only positive reinforcement it ensures a happy pet!
Emily is fantastic. I booked her to come and let my two out for a couple of toilet breaks and give them a fuss whilst I was gone all day. She happily popped over beforehand to meet them as one is nervous of new people in the house and despite his best efforts to showcase all of his worst behavior, she was an absolute star with him. She sent me an update after each visit and was super accommodating of all my crazy instructions and lists! I would recommend booking her services and will be using her again. More...
Tammi Hoover Picari
I’ve been there to get my foster dog, and the place is amazing! The dogs have free run to play with other dogs. The staff is friendly. I would highly recommend this place if you want to board your dogs or put them in day care for the day to tire them out. More...
Johnna Waid Franks
This is a totally amazing place and the people who run it are some of the most caring people that God created. When I die dear Lord please let me come back as a dog who gets to live and play every day at Canine Kindergarten.
Emily is awesome with our dog Dante who can be a bit of a handful sometimes . She goes out of her way to fit him in, often at the last minute and he always comes back tired out . And the best bit for me is getting to watch him running around with the other doggies in her videos! Can’t recommend Emily highly enough . More...
Great dogs and even greater people. if you want to find your next best friend, this is the place to go!
Susan A Renzi
I feel completely confident & comfortable leaving our Missy here! The staff is loving, caring& knowledgeable. Simply the best!
Brilliant service �Milo loves to go out with Emily who is always very reliable and flexible to our needs. Definitely recommend her to anyone who is looking for a dog walker.
Five Stars! We live in Alsager and Emily has been walking our Cockapoo Leo for a year. We trust her to take good care of him. He gets a lot out of socialising with the other dogs. Highly recommended. More...
Kelly-Ann Rush Goldberg
Chloe pooped after a day at Canine Kindergarten!
Moose loves his time with Emily and all his walks with his new friends, Emily is so professional and always available at short notice,x
Sparkle loves her daily walks with Emily, she’s worn out ! Ha ha
Canine Kindergarten in combination with second chance rescue is the entire reason I have my therapy dog. Now he’s not an actual therapy dog, he lacks the certifications. But this pit calms my anxiety, is sweet and has always given me love during a panic attack. What more can you ask for? If I had millions of dollars I’d rescue as many dogs as possible from them. An excellent shelter, day care and overall organization employing compassionate and caring people. More...
My Munchkin has been so happy there! She has play dates and has boarded there when we are away! She’s been well taken care of! Caretakers are the best
Dana Jones Grossman
BEST decision we have ever made was putting our sweet girl in “school” after we moved into an apartment. She’s super excited to go in the am and with the constant play and activity she comes home like this. LOVE Canine Kindergarten.❤️
Emily has been walking my puppy Hunter since he was 11 weeks old, he absolutely loves Emily and is super excited when she comes to pick him up. It’s been brilliant for his socialisation with other dogs and his recall etc and I wouldn’t want to send him anywhere else More...
Canine Kindergarten is the best doggy daycare I have ever gone to. From the outstanding owner, Lisa Smith, who treats every dog like her family, to the exceptional staff, to the amazing facility, and to the superb attention to detail, your dog is truly taken care of here. My dog, Beau, gets so excited when he jumps into the car. He knows exactly where we are headed. There is no one I trust more than their staff to watch and treat my pup like a dog of their own. I highly recommend coming here and giving Canine Kindergarten Verplanck a shot! More...
Anthony Ton Galburt
Everything you could want for your dog.
Lyla loves her walks with Emily & the other dogs! its great & such peace of mind knowing my dog is safe & happy when in Emily's care. Emily is reliable, trustworthy & good value for money. I echo what other reviewers have said, she has an obvious love for animals & my dog instantly took to her! 100% recommend her to anyone! More...
Emily is great. Our dog Elvis loves his walks, and I cannot recommend highly enough.
Expert staff and reliable service! These guys are the top dog in doggie day care and service. The best in the Hudson Valley !
Everyone on staff are wonderful and caring for the dogs. And Lisa Smith is amazing. I go to walk the rescues and love volunteering my time to such an Incredible Caring Organization. And the dog boarding there is top notch they care about the dogs that are boarded there and follow the instructions for each dog to the T. I am extremely impressed by Canine Kindergarden and A Good Dog Rescue.Five Stars Absolutely More...
Larry Jr Guevarez
I had an amazing experience with getting my dog tres from there and would easily recommend adopting a dog who needs love before buying one
Sarah Mason Hand
Emily looked after and walked my 2 cockers whilst I was away she is amazing with them and kept me updated on how they were . Will certainly be using your services next time we go away . Thanks so much love bunny Darcy and Sarah xx More...
Been there quite often. Places pretty clean. The outdoors is excellent for the dogs. They have a great time playing inside together and outside together. Lisa Smith does a great job !
Emily did a fantastic job of walking our dogs whilst my mother in law was dog sitting when we were on holiday. We have 2 golden retrievers and we were able to enjoy our holiday without worrying about our pups knowing they were being looked after and having a ball on their walks with Emily - would highly recommend!
Emily did a wonderful job looking after our 3 Poms and cat. Very professional with pre meetings to ensure she fully understands each dogs needs as one of ours is on medication. She gave regular updates which put our mind at rest. I think they have a new best friend in Emily and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her! More...
John Richard Upton
I have heard nothing but glowing comments and praise about the expertise, kindness and very accommodating nature of Canine Kindergarten Alsager.
I came across Emily from the advert on her car. I was going on a mini break and wanted to leave my cats at home. First time I had done this but Emily proved to be very efficient and trustworthy so I will be happy to use her services again
Emily has walked my dog Tilly on a number of occasions and was always very good with her i felt she was in safe hands the whole time and would definitely recommend
We love the fact our boys are always so happy every time we drop them off. The love and care they receive always makes it so much easier to leave then. Our pack current ages runs from senior to 3 years old. Canine Kindergarten works for all ages. Boarding always gives us piece of mind leaving them behind. Recommend 110% More...
great people great pups. take care of all their rescues and clients
An amazing place with compassionate and dedicated staff. We love Canine Kindergarten for all of their dedication to helping rescue unwanted souls!
Found my amazing baby boy Blue at Canine Kindergarten and I have told people to visit them and check them out and all the amazing foster dogs they have, 10/10 would adopt another dog from CK!!!
Emily is going extremely vigilant when out with the dogs and I would definitely recommend
After finding Emily on Facebook and our first meet I knew that my puppy was going to enjoy her staying over and I knew our house would be safe. Emily took Lola on some of her favourite walks locally to our house and also let our puppy meet hers which was great for socialisation and also to tire her out. Emily treated our house and our puppy like her own, offered a great price for the timings we needed and I will certainly use her again in the future. More...
Great rescue!! THANK YOU for taking the Alabama babies! They thank you and the shelter staff thanks you too as well!!!
Emily has looked after our 3 dogs when we went away for a weekend.We met up beforehand and introduced the dogs to her.Very pleased with her approach to them and felt very comfortable leaving her in my house with them. we came home to 3 happy dogs. we will use Emilys services again and would certainly recommend her. More...
I sent steven my pet iguana for a weekend with Emily and he really enjoyed it. Steven is currently on a mass gain cycle and she ensured that he ate all of his insects and drunk his citruline malluate before going on his 5 o clock jungle rumble. Would definitely recommend her if you have an iguana and/or a swan. More...
Emily looked after my dog. Petal, while our regular dog walker was on holiday. She is great - organised, flexible and reliable. She has a genuine love for the dogs she looks after and Petal had a great time in her care. I have no hesitation recommending her and we will definitely use her services again. More...
Rhian Morgan Havercroft
At very short notice, due to sickness, Emily was able to walk Archie for an hour on two consecutive nights. He was even picked up and collected. We are SO grateful . Would highly recommend and will be hoping to use pet sitting service in the future. Thanks again. More...
Rachel Lou Williams
Emily has started walking our rescue Greyhound and was so friendly, professional and reassuring when we met! Her passion for dogs was lovely to see too! Queenie is loving her walks already and Emily has been amazing at keeping us updated and doing an excellent job of looking after our girl � I can’t recommend Canine Kindergarten enough! More...
I have been using Canine Kindergarten for several months now and 100% recommend them to anyone. At first I was nervous to leave my cavapoo as he can be weary with new people. After just one visit, Trev found his new best friend.... Emily � Always extremely reliable, flexible and proffessional I wouldn't trust anyone else with the little man now. He has come on leaps and bounds with other dogs whilst walking with Emily and I can't thank her enough � More...
Highly recommended! Genuine love for dogs and years of experience
Hugh Okechukwu Ozumba
Easily the best service to date. Very reasonably priced, would highly recommend.
I used the service for my cat Macy and was very happy, got updates on how she was doing while I was on holiday which was great. Will definitely use again.
I found emily to be reliable efficient and friendly.very reasonable priced service. I wouldn't hesitate in using her services again in the future. Totally confident that my dogs would be well looked after. More...
Emily was suggested to us by another cat sitter who was full up. Not only does she have an empathy for animals but she is very efficient and professional in her service and communications.
We asked Emily to assist us for a couple of weeks with our puppy, Maisie. We were very impressed with Emily from our initial correspondence.
She was very prompt in her responses and arranged to meet with us and Maisie the following day to discuss our requirements. We found Emily to be very flexible. She is also reasonable in her pricing.
Emily was great with Maisie. Maisie seemed to really enjoy her walks with Emily. We were able to come home to a more relaxed puppy as she was able to burn off some energy throughout the day. We also had peace of mind that Maisie was being attended to and getting a walk when we weren't around through the day.
We will not hesitate in asking Emily for her assistance in the future when required. More...
Sophie De Marco
Emily is extremely professional, reliable and genuinely cares about the dogs she looks after and walks. My puppy loves Emily and his walks with her. She is kind and friendly and is always helpful. I fully recommend Emily’s dog walking service. I can go to work and know that someone trustworthy is looking after my puppy. More...
they have a true love for dogs.this is not just a business for them this is a passion.and a very happy place for the doggies!!!