Best doggy vacation destination!

Kennel free dog boarding!

Treat your dog to a fun and relaxing vacation while you’re away!

Your pup will have plenty of room to run and play within a lush almost 2-acre secured 6ft fenced yard at my home just 10 min south of Lexington. The Ultimate Vacation Destination For Your Furry Friends.

Send your dogs’ to K9 Safari for them to have the time of their life, running, playing or just relaxing on my couch! We offer Kennel Free Dog Boarding, for a better alternative to traditional boarding.


$35 for one dog per night plus %6 sales tax

$56 for 2 dogs dogs from the same home per night together plus %6 sales tax

3 or more dogs from the same home, $25 per dog per night plus %6 sales tax

Dogs under 6 months not neutered $35a night

Male dogs 6 months to 1 year old not neutered $80 a night

Neutered dogs normal price

Not neutered dogs older than 1 year not accepted

Prices are subject to change and seasonal or holiday rates may apply.

*Spring break, Fall break and Holidays*


Bring your dog for a fun day in nature, plenty of space to run around in and get rid of excess energy and boredom. K9 Safari also has indoor climate controlled playrooms. Daycare days may differ every week please text for more details. Shuttle service available for transport back to Lexington.

  • Fully Insured.

  • Kennel Free Dog Boarding!

  • Pet Taxi Available.


Our Services


Dog Boarding and Daycare – Kennel Free

Leaving your dog with us is a healthy alternative to leaving them at a standard kennel. Dog boarding should not be stressful for you or your dog. At k9 Safari, your dog can play and explore on a securely 6ft fenced doggie paradise and also in climate controlled playrooms ensuring enough physical activity taking away excess energy and boredom. Daycare also available. Bring your dog for a fun day at the Safari, they can run and play with their friends in nature, they can also enjoy climate controlled playrooms if the weather is not great. Daycare days may differ every week, please text for details. Pet taxi available for transport back to Lexington.


Cat boarding and Other Animal Care

We get this question a lot. Do we take care of other pets? Yes, we do. I do CAT BOARDING at my home. Your cat can enjoy window views of nature and also enjoy a cat tree and play time in my home. We can also take care of cats and other animals at your house we feed ,water , and clean litter stations. Shuttle service, playtime, exercise, check-in visits cat and other animal care. If you have questions please call or text for a quote 859 420 1307

Frequently Asked Questions

Please Check our frequently asked questions.

Bring his/her own food and a dog bed if you prefer, if your dog is used to a crate sometimes they prefer having something they know and are used too.
It will be in my house, they get to run around, play and explore outside but come inside when they are tired. I go outside with them while they play. Never leaving them alone outside. I have over one acre 6ft high doggie proof fenced area they can play in.
If it is an immediate emergency I will take them to Bluegrass Veterinary specialists and animal emergency it is 20min from my house, if it is not an immediate emergency I can take your dog to your vet.
I usually give discount depending on the time of the year. I do get really busy over the summer and holidays.
Yes I send updates with pictures everyday.
Different than traditional boarding kennels your dog will get to play all day and stay in a real home all included in the nightly boarding rate. No additional cost for playtime. Your dog will go home tired and happy.
Yes you can, we can discuss a time for pick up.
Yes please, make sure your dog have all the required vaccines and also Bordetella.
Yes, I only take care of dogs that get along with other dogs.
Yes you are welcome to meet me and see my facility prior to boarding.
Yes they will get to go outside a lot and they will also be around other dogs.

“There is no other place like it where the dogs get to play all day, every day including Sundays and with the amount of space they have. The price is also exceptionally reasonable. I’ve moved to Wooster Ohio and there is no place like that here”.

Tracey C., Facebook 5 star

“Our dog just spent a week at K9 Safari and I think he had as much fun as we had on vacation. I loved the multiple daily pics of him running around playing with other dogs, chewing on sticks and laying around inside the house”.

Chasidy J., Facebook 5 star

“Absolutely the best place to board!!! Both of my dogs have stayed at K9 safari numerous times and every time I pull up they get really excited. Marlieze plays with them and ensures they get to run around and wear themselves out”.

Anthony T., Facebook 5 Stars

Lexington KY’s Kennel free dog retreat

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We are specialists committed to treating your pet like family.

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