Sunset Kennel and Grooming

The country Club for Pets

Whether you are planning an exotic trip, or going home to visit family, you want your beloved four-legged friend to have the best care and a good time. At Sunset Kennel, your animal is heading off to his own retreat.


Oak Harbor, WA

Whidbey Island

Only a few hours drive from Seattle, our kennels overlook a beautiful view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.



home away from home

Your pets can shop in the on site pet store, enjoy a pampering day in the Spa, or lounge in their personal heated bedroom. Our staff is comprised of Animal Health Care Technicians and Advanced Care Specialists. Full service care and hugs are free!



The Country Club for Pets where they can relax, play, shop, dine, and get pampered.

We have been taking care of your pets for over 30 years!

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Dog Boarding: Indoor Kennels

Size22' x 4'
BedroomPrivate, Heated (68 degrees)
Play YardAccess through sliding glass door

Our long indoor runs host a private bedroom and a view of the playard and Sunsets over the Straight of Juan de Fuca.

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Cat Boarding: Cat House

SizeSeparate from main building
BedroomPrivate Kitty Condo
Play YardInside

A new building is completely separate from the main kennel. Equipped with Kitty condos, toys, scratching posts and more. Large carpeted shelves are on the windows. Double doors and heavy screened windows allow them to roam about the building without the fear of escape. Soft music and a gas fireplace makes for a calming atmosphere

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Doggy Day Care

Group Setting10 Acres to romp and roam with wooded trails
Play Time7 different yards ranging from 1/4 - 3 acres
FunFUNiture, FUNgility stations, and swimming pools

Our doggy day care guests enjoy playing in our large fenced yards with agility equipment. They enjoy bring with their friends all day long!

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Dog Boarding: TLC Room

Size6' run
Bedroomheated to 70 degrees
Play YardSeparate from larger dogs

Located next to our office, the TLC room is designed for the smaller or aged pet. Our six foot runs are heated to 70 degrees and offer a more delicate atmosphere.

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Cat Boarding: Kitty Condo

ToysIncludes Scratching post

Each kitty is out of their condo two times a day to relax and stretch their legs. Soft music and a gas fireplace makes for a calming atmosphere.

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Off Leash Dog Park

LocationSunset Kennel
SpaceOver 2 Acres

Need some room to run, bring your four legged friend to our off leash park.

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Dog Boarding: Large Play Yards

Locationoutside large indoor kennels
Access4-6 times per day
Activitiespools in summer

Our large play yards are enjoyed by our friends with long legs. Accessed through large sliding glass doors outside of our suites. Our guests run through the yard 4-6 times per day.

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Cat Boarding: Kitty Towers

Locationthe cat house
Size3 platforms and a large tube
Accessatleast twice per day

Our guests enjoy the tower at least twice a day when the door to their condo is opened. Some choose to snooze while others climb up and down.

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Family Pets

Typeall are welcome, please call
Foodwe recommend bringing your own

We know that dogs and cats are not the only family pets. Please call to discuss how we can watch over them.

  • project 1

    Dog Boarding: Indoor Kennels

    room to run

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    Cat Boarding: Cat House

    warm and comforting

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    Doggy Day Care

    lots of attention

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    Dog Boarding: TLC Room

    space to relax

  • project 5

    Cat Boarding: Kitty Condos

    private suite

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    Dog Park

    off leash dog park

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    Large Play Yard

    room to run

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    Cat Boarding: The Tower

    scratch or snooze

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    Pet Care

    overnight boarding for any pet


Pamper your pet with a day at the Sunset Kennel Spa.

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Whether you are preparing your pet for a show or just getting a much needed grooming, Sunset Kennel is Whidbey Islands premier location for all your grooming needs.

From a quick bath to a full nail trim, teeth brushing, and ear cleaning, our staff is ready to make your pet shine.

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Nail Trim
Colored Hair Gel
Teeth Brushing
Ear Cleaning

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By Appointment, Please call for pricing.

Sunset Shelter

Sunset's Shelter is a family owned private kennel offering shelter for pets in need.

Working with local rescue groups such as NW German Shephards, we open our doors to pets in need.

Cathy Hanshaw has been involved for over 20 years with rescue and adoption.

Opening her doors to anyone in need she offers shelter services for all animals as space allows.

Special consideration is given to our MILITARY FAMILY'S.

Sunset's Shelter provides medical and rehabilitation as needed.

Big yards and kennels are perfect to regain strength, spirit and over all wellness.

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He is delightful and runs with such glee your heart will explode at the wonderment of how beautiful the poetry in motion is. He get's along with other pets and children.

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Adopted to Larry & Mary Ellen on July 1, 2016

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She is so sweet, loves to play catch and shake your hand!! Lola is a long hair shepherd and would love to go home with you!

About Us

Sunset Kennel, the Country Club for Pets offers boarding services for Oak Harbor Washington on beautiful Whidbey Island and surrounding communities. Our grooming parlor is the perfect place for a pet spa day. If it is retail therapy your pet needs, they can visit our on-site pet store.


  • Check in begins at 9:00 AM
  • Check out 11 AM Weekdays, 10 AM Weekends
  • Leashes all pets must be brought in wearing a leash and collar, or crated
  • Medication original container & instructions from vet (additional fee may apply)
  • Deposit 1st night for new clients & holidays, NON REFUNDABLE, appears as credit on final bill
  • What to Bring? bedding, toys, food, medication, and anything that makes your pet comforable
  • Food we provide quality products or you may bring your own
  • Play and Potty time we let your dog out 4-6 times per day
  • Vaccinations signed confimation from vet of: DHLPP (yearly), Bordatella (6 months), and Rabies (3 years). Vaccinations should be complete 72 hours prior to arrival

Sunset Kennel Pet Store

Quality products for our furry friends

Premium quality dog and cat food, pet shampoo, and other pet products

client 1 Pet Food Quality Ingredients

Keep your pet safe while on the water, we carry the most common sizes of pet life jackets

client 2 Life Jackets Safety First

In time for the holidays, our puppies are sure to bring warmth to the festivities

client 3 Puppies call for avail.


Dogs, Cats, and other family pets.


  • $40 / nt
  • Indoor 22' x 4'
  • TLC 6' next to office
  • Day Care Please call


  • $25 / nt
  • Private Kitty Condo
  • Soft Music
  • Warm Gas Fireplace


  • +$ / nt
  • Private Walk +$15
  • Board & Spoil +$5
  • Pet Taxi +$18

Prices Subject To Change Without Notice. Please call 360-675-7288

Contact Us

Contact Us

Reservations Recommended | 360-675-7288
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM | Weekends 9AM to 10AM & 4PM to 5PM

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1614 West Swantown Road Oak Harbor, WA 98277


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