Since 1997, our mission at Cantaloupe Kennels is to provide the Eastern Iowa area with the ultimate personalized care and attention for your cat or dog while here with us. While you’re away, you will have peace of mind knowing your pet is comfortable and happy.

Our Boarding Services Include:

  • Climate Controlled both heat and air conditioning
  • Indoor/Outdoor Runs
  • Isolation Panels Between All Kennels for Safety and Privacy
  • Fenced-In Exercise Area
  • Family-Owned and On-Site
  • State-Licensed and Inspected
  • Native Foods by Kent Feed Provided
  • Short-Term or Long-Term Stays
  • Indoor/Outdoor Runs That Lead Into an Outside Fenced in Exercise Area 

  • Indoor Kennels for the Little Dogs
  • Large Outside Fenced Area for Their Outside Time
  • One Kennel or One Family of Dogs Outside at One Time for Safety Purposes (They Never Interact With Other Dogs)
  • Cats Are Welcome. They Have Their Own Space Away from the Dogs.
  • Current Vet Records Are Required
  • Advanced Reservations Are Required

Animals We Board Include:

  • Dogs - We welcome all sizes of dogs; big or small, we take them all.

  • Cats - Cats are in a room by themselves.

  • Birds

  • Other Small Caged Animals

We love them like our own, so rest assured that your pet is enjoying his or her pampered stay.

Indoor Kennel Price

  • One Dog per Kennel Is $17.00

  • Additional Dogs in the Same Kennel Is $10.00 per Dog

Cats Are $9.00 for the First and $4.50 for Additional Cats in the Same Kennel

Please call and ask for details regarding our small and exotic pet boarding policies. Call Cantaloupe Kennels today at 563-263-4070 to schedule an appointment for your pet. If you have any other questions or comments, please contact us.

Bathing Service

Bathing, Brushing and Drying $20.00

Our Request to You

We are here to serve all of our clients some time every day. We would like to take this opportunity to ask you to please respect our business hours.

We are closed at a specific time so we can enjoy some down time. No drop-offs or pickups during off-hours or holidays.


We hate to do this, but we need to have time to enjoy our life.