Where you’re family becomes ours

Rilten is one of Melbourne’s oldest and trusted pet boarding kennels cattery. We
have been looking after Victoria’s pets for over 50 years and leading the way
for dog and cat boarding.

Yarrambat (3091)

(03) 9436 1494


Our dedicated and experienced staff will be sure to give your pet plenty of attention. We also have access to a mobile veterinarian to ensure that your furry friends are well taken care of.

Accommodation For Cats and Dogs Yarrambat


Rilten Boarding Kennels & Cattery is one of Melbourne’s oldest and most trusted boarding kennels and cattery.

We have been looking after Victoria’s pets for over 50 years. We are based in Yarrambat and near to Doreen, Diamond Creek, Eltham, Whittlesea, Mernda, Epping, Greensborough, South Morang, Bundoora. Also, provide homely and safe pet boarding to all Melbourne northern suburbs.

We update our facebook page regularly with photos of your beloved pets.

Pick up and Drop Off: 9am-Noon, Monday – Saturday.
Inspections: 11am-2pm, Monday – Saturday
Opening hours: 9am- 5pm, Monday to Friday
9am – 3pm, Saturdays

Rilten Kennels Boarding Rates:


Small:       $27 per day

Medium:   $28 per day

Large:      $30 per day


Single:     $20 per day

Pair (if sharing a kennel):         $35 per day


Heating/Cooling: $6 per day

Medications: $3 per day


Easter and Christmas Bookings:

Minimum 14 day stay for dogs over Christmas with a $200 deposit.
Minimum 7 day stay over Easter with a $100 deposit.
The cost of this deposit will go towards the total cost of your booking.
Cats don’t have a minimum stay but a $50 deposit is required when booking is made. Booking can only be taken after deposit has been made. Non refundable.

Without a deposit, no booking will be accepted.

Prices over Christmas


Including Air Con

Small: $33 per day                Small: $39

Medium: $34 per day            Medium: $40

Large: $36 per day                Large: $42

Small dog X 14 days: $462 Inc A/C = $ 546

Medium dog X 14 days: $476 Inc A/C = $ 560

Large dog X 14 days: $504 Inc A/C = $ 588

Air Con: $6 per day extra for Dogs & Cats

(Old animals & Puppies MUST be put in Air conditioned Kennels)

Dogs that aren’t able to be paired or aggressive breeds will be charged double once our single kennels are booked out.


$20 per day single cat

2 cats from same family in one kennel $35 per day for both

3 cats from same family in one kennel $40 per day for both

Air Con: $6 per day for Dogs & Cats

Medication: $3 per day

$50 deposit is required for cat bookings. The cost of the deposit will go towards the total cost of your booking.

Check In and Out:

Between 9am – 12pm during Christmas period.

Please note that you will be charged for the last day your dog or cat is with us during this period.

If your animal requires medication please let us know as we only have limited places to accommodate. We will not administer needles.

If your animal is unable to move/walk or unable to get up from a lying position or is incontinent we will not accept the animal for boarding. We recommend boarding at a veterinary facility instead.

ALL Animals MUST be vaccinated and in date we require a C5 vaccination for dogs and F3 Vaccination for Cats. We cannot accept an unvaccinated animal.*




Here at Rilten Boarding Kennels & Cattery, we are a family of animal lovers, offering a comfortable stay for your furry friends.

You can rest assured knowing we have professionally trained staff available to pamper and cater to the needs of your pets.

We’ll take care of all of their socialising, health and comfort needs, ensuring they are returned to you happy and healthy.
We provide comfortable accommodation for your cats and dogs.


At Rilten Boarding Kennels & Cattery we understand your need to leave your pet with a reliable and loving caregiver. We make it our priority to provide a personalised service to each pet that is entrusted to us.

We would love to meet you and your 4-legged family, don’t hesitate to come and visit us. Contact us today to make a booking or to inspect our premises (no appointment necessary).
A safe and secure environment for your pet.


  • 50+ years of experience
  • We own the largest exercise yard in Victoria
  • Fully enclosed indoor (Heated/AC) and outdoor cattery
  • Professional and loving staff to pamper your pet
  • Competitive pricing (discounts available for long-term stays)
  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed

We are open Monday to Saturday for inspections between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.
(Except peak periods, example: Christmas (December 20th until January 20th and Easter School Holidays)