01206 322284 peterjharr@outlook.com

About us
& Services

About Us

There has been kennels and cattery at this location for over 50 years. It has grown, developed and evolved during this time and has been under the dedicated ownership of Peter Harrison since 2002.

Here at Blackbrook, we understand that leaving your beloved pet whilst you’re away can be extremely tough and that you want the best for them. That’s why we provide the best possible care and services, so that you can either drop them off or have them collected by us and know that they are in safe and loving hands.

Our team at Blackbrook has a combined animal care experience of over 30 years.

What We Offer

Here at Blackbrook Kennels and Cattery we have space for small and large dogs and cats.

Some of our facilities here include:

  • Spacious heated kennels (heating for dogs is charged at £2.00 per day) allowing your beloved pet to have plenty of space whilst they are here.
  • Large individual covered runs to make sure that your pet gets all the exercise and playtime that they need.
  • A superb heated cattery, to make sure your cat is kept warm and snug throughout their stay here
  • Nine large grass paddocks, for all those playful needs
  • We will be sure to feed your pets as per your requirements and issue any medication as per Veterinary instructions

Our Prices

Small Dogs

£12.90 per day or
£12.40 per day with own food

(Upto and including springer spaniel size, approximately 17KG)

Large Dogs

£15.40 per day or
£14.90 per day with own food

(Over 17KG)


£8.20 per day or

(All sizes weclome, heat included)

Heat for Dogs

£2.00 per day

Insurance per Animal – £0.75 per day
(There is a maximum claim of £430, insurance is not available for dogs and 12 and over or for cats aged 14 and over)


We have Spacious heated kennels, Large individual covered runs, which are perfect for giving your dog enough space to run around.


Our cattery is superbly heated, perfect even for the most sassy of felines. Rest assured knowing your cat or cats are in safe hands. 

Dog Grooming

Talented, qualified and award winning dog groomer with 18 years experience as a professional. Includes a general health check.

Directions to Blackbrook:

We are situated on the A12 Colchester bound slip road off Gun Hill Dedham, at the Stratford St Mary exit 1 mile from the Talbooth Restaurant.
Address: Blackbrook Kennels,
Ipswich Road, Off Gun Hill Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HS

Contact Us

Tel: 01206 322284
Email: peterjharr@outlook.com

Blackbrook Kennels,
Ipswich Road,
Off Gun Hill,
Colchester, CO7 6HS

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Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday
9am - 1pm & 3pm - 5pm (4pm Winter)
Sundays & Bank Holidays
9am - 11:30am ONLY

Viewings are more than welcome
Monday to Saturday
9am - 12:30pm

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