Five Paw Boarding, Grooming, & Training

Our Pet Services

At Larkin’s Run, we provide exceptional services for your furry friend, including pet training classes, nail trimming, boarding, daycare, and much more. Since 2001, pet owners have trusted us throughout Durham and Shoreline, CT, to care for your furry family members. Whatever your pet needs, you can trust our compassionate team to handle it!
Exterior of Larkin's Run in Durham, CT


Ensure your pet is comfortable and taken care of when you’re out of town with outstanding boarding from our facility. We provide daycare and boarding services for dogs, cats, rabbits, or other small animals. When cat boarding, we have the option of indoor or indoor/outdoor suites, depending on your pet’s preferences.

White dog at Larkin's Run
German shepherd enjoying time outside at Larkin's Run

Our Rates


  • Standard Suites (4×6) – $45.00/night ($15.00 for additional dogs) (in same unit)
  • Large Suites (6×6) – $55.00/night ($15.00 for each additional dog in same unit)
  • Giant Suites (8×6) – $60.00/night ($15.00 for each additional dog in same unit)


  • Indoor Suites – $20.00/night ($10.00 more for each additional cat in same unit)
  • Indoor/Outdoor Suites – $25.00/night ($10.00 more for each additional cat in same unit)
  • Window Unit – $25.00/night ($10.00 more for each additional cat in same unit)

Supervised Daily Activities:

  • Daycare (includes snacks) – $15.00
  • Leashed Walks on Trails – $5.00
  • Playtimes (15 min) – $8.00 (for families with multiple dogs – $15.00)
  • Cuddletime – $5.00
Larkin's Run employee walking a dog outside


Our pets need hygiene care and bathing just as we do. Our professional groomers are happy to offer some basic grooming services to help keep your dog happy and looking great! Whether your dog needs a good bath or a nail clipping, our team can help. Here at Larkin’s Run, our grooming services consist of:

Bathing & Drying
Comb-outs & Brushing
Nail Clipping


Grooming & Bathing – $25.00 and up
Nails cut – $18.00

Prices will vary upon the dog’s size and coat.

Training (Tuesday Nights: April 16th through Spring, Summer & Fall)

Training classes held at Larkin’s Run Training Field are not only educational but fun and rewarding. All classes are held outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Our training classes vary in level and age. We have seven classes to choose from, ranging from puppy manners to agility and trick lessons. Our expert trainers enjoy working with dogs of all ages and skill levels. 

Lure Coursing: Sundays from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Be sure to check out Alpha Dog!

Karen Veccarhino

Phone: 203-421-9354

Gina D’Alessio

Phone: 860-510-9006

For more information about our grooming, boarding, or training, please contact us at 860-349-8493 today!

Pet Boarding & Grooming in Durham, CT - Larkin's Run

Get In Touch

Phone: 860-349-8493
Fax: 860-349-0743


Monday - Saturday:
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

*The office is closed during all major holidays.

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