Homestead Pet Retreat

Dog Boarding, Cattery & Dog Training Centre

Dog Boarding, Cattery & dog Training facility

Welcome to Homestead Pet Retreat, a family owned, multi-award winning Boutique Dog Boarding, Cat Boarding and Dog Training Facility, located just 25 minutes east of Melbourne's CBD in the beautiful countryside of Wonga Park in Melbourne’s Eastern Suburbs.

Situated at the gateway to the world famous Yarra Valley, Homestead has a proud history of providing best practice in quality pet boarding and dog training since 1977. Our newly refurbished facilities provide a level of comfort to our guests that we are incredibly proud of, this is the reason we are the chosen " Home Away from Home" for your precious pets !


All guest pets are our extended family and we love each and every one of them and care for them as if they were are own. That’s why Homestead is your pets home away from home.

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CAT Boarding

Our cattery has all the comforts even the fussiest of felines would be content with, heating, cooling, optional secure outdoor access, scratching poles, toys and more!

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We have a Dog Training solution to suit every owner and thier dog. From our exclusive Board & Train Programs, In Home Training and our popular Day Care & Train

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Our Grounds

We are immensely proud of our property and the time, effort and energy that goes into ensuring it is always kept in top order to guarantee the safety and security of our guest pets. Our purpose-built property has been designed to ensure that dogs & cats are in an environment that creates ample stimulation and allows them to have plenty of fresh air, exercise and enrichment. We are truly blessed to live and work in this beautiful part of Melbourne and welcome you to experience why Homestead Pet Retreat really is your pet’s “Home Away From Home…”

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All the accessories You need

Visit our store to purchase an exclusive range of high quality equipment for your pets

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Why choose Homestead to be your pet’s home away from home?

We are members of the Pet Industry Association of Australia

We are a Government Certified Best Practice Boarding Establishment

We are members of the Australian Association of Professional Dog Trainers

We have our own Vet on staff to ensure the health and well-being of your pets during their stay with us

We provide the highest quality food available - Royal Canin, Prime100

Our Facility is staffed 24 hours a day / 365 days a year for your peace of mind and the security and safety of your pets