Doggy Day Care & Dog Kennels in Armagh

Luxury Dog Kennels in Armagh

Because your dog deserves the best

Very Important Paws (VIP), Armagh’s very own dog hotel provides luxury boarding/dog kennels and a doggy day care service that caters for both large and small dogs. Our professional staff are there to ensure your dog has a relaxing and luxurious experience while families are away or simply busy for the day. 
Whether at work or on holidays, you can feel at ease knowing your dog is exercised, entertained and enjoying their doggy day-cation in a secure and comfortable environment, just as much as you are! Our dog boarding kennels are based in the heart of Armagh.
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luxury boarding/dog kennels

VIP professional animal care attendants have only one goal in mind. DOGS. Maximum comfort, safety and enjoyment. Very Important Paws luxury kennels in Armagh have been designed to create a sense of home away from home. Soothing music pervades the venue throughout the day. Some dogs prefer to be out in one of our outdoor area’s, possibly playing fetch, tearing through our agility course or rolling through our ball pit, while others with less energy opt to relax. With their own in-suite televisions and a treat filled kong, they are more than happy to lay back, relax and watch a little animal planet or perhaps look for naughty Nemo.

Very Important Paws Armagh offer discounted prepaid boarding packages through our VIP loyalty scheme. These require a minimum of 20 nights, have no expiration date and are not subject to variable rate changes.

Day-Care - Stay, play & socialise all day!

Is your dog spending all day home alone? Concerned they may be getting a little separation anxiety? Very Important Paws, Armagh offers doggy day care for both small and large dogs designed for social dogs to interact, exercise and most importantly.. have fun! A wonderful outlet for dogs with excess energy.
Time is spent to plan each day carefully to ensure we create a positive atmosphere for your dog. We will feed, walk and play with your canine friend and even provide transport in one of our “skool buses’ if need be. When it comes to entertainment? VIP has your dog covered!
  • Small and large dog areas
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • Climbing frames and slides
  • Agility course
  • Tunnel and ball pit
  • Group play and 1 to 1 sessions
Safety is our main priority and therefore each dog will undergo a behaviour and temperament evaluation on their first day, prior to being accepted as a regular VIP. Dogs must be at least 12 weeks old and hold current vaccinations.

Anne Mohan

I've left my 2 year old choc lab, Lennie, into VIP several times now and cannot recommend them highly enough. The owners and team are professional and friendly and love all the dogs in their care. The renovated kennels look amazing and are designed to be as comfy as possible for their VIP guests! Lennie always returns home happily exhausted from all the exercise and fun he has on his holidays. There's also a great grooming service available. VIP team send updates which gives peace of mind. It's so reassuring to be able to leave Lennie somewhere I know he will be well looked after. 5 out of 5 rating for these fantastic kennels!


Judith Wallace

My dog had two sleepovers at VIP paws and she loved it ! made new friends and played non stop! i got pics and kept up to date with photos, all while we were getting married and before we lifted her she was washed. thank you so very much! she had slept since she got home lol


Holly-Jayne Beatty

Great staff and lovely new renovated kennels. My sister's dogs love day care and come home very happy and well exercised!


Hannah Davies

Lovely staff, beautiful kennels, newly renovated and when your dogs are happy to see the staff, you can be confident they are in good hands!


Michelle Frances

Freddie had a great time at VIP! Really fab place and staff are so lovely! Thank you for looking after him, he is planning his next visit already!


Jacqueline Burns

My daughters dog Mabel has been going to vip from she was a few months old. When she goes to crèche we tell her she's goin to school lol Mabel absolutely loves school,she's made lots of friends and comes home exhausted from all the craic she has. Don't know wat we,d do without vip! Mabel loves it and so do we