A guide for professionals and hobbyists.

By Joel M. McMains. Published by Wiley Publishing. 2001 

In this book you will find some great ideas on building and maintaining a kennel or boarding facility. When you have a large number of dogs to take care of or want to board you need a practical system to do that in the best possible way. This book gives you many ideas depending on your situation on what the best building or structure might work well for you. One section talks about knowing when you need to build a kennel for your own dogs, and what that might look like for you. But the majority of the book is about building and managing a kennel for boarding and what are some things to keep in mind when you are doing this. It also talks about setting up your business, supplies to have on hand, record keeping and how to deal with some problems that may arise in having your own boarding facility. There are 193 pages with some pictures and graphics to help you get started.