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Family owned & operated

Goldwood Kennels, located in the beautiful countryside of White Bear Lake, has been a professional boarding kennel since 1972. The entire Hilton family and Goldwood staff pride themselves on making your pet's stay clean, comfortable, worry-free, and fun! Please feel free to stop in and tour our facility, no appointment necessary, or call us anytime with questions. Boarding is by reservation only with current pet vaccinations.

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Committed to excellence

The Goldwood Kennels commitment to excellence is carried out daily by our caring and dependable staff. We currently employ 20 trained pet handlers with an expansive knowledge base and impressive love of animals. Customers love us because they know that the safety and care of their pets is our top priority.

Goldwood's History

Led by Hank and Betty Christian, Goldwood began as a breeding kennel for Golden Retrievers in 1936. They were two of the first breeders to help import Goldens into the United States from England and many Golden Retrievers today can still be traced back to Goldwood bloodlines.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

For special holiday hours, please inquire

Facility Tours

Goldwood Kennels welcomes you for tours of our facility. No appointment necessary.

Monday – Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm

See what others are saying…

  • Don’t choose any ol’ kennel. Shop around, compare other kennels against Goldwood’s excellence.

    · Dennis Anderson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch

  • …posh; a pampering place for your pet.

    · Peggy Brown Black of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune

  • Goldwood is the only kennel rated Excellent in our Twin City area survey.

    · Jim Newman of WCCO Channel 4 News