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Welcome to Alden's Kennels
Your Best Friend's Home Away from Home & Dog Training School

Alden's Kennels is located in Ringwood, Illinois, near Chicago on the border of Glacial Natural Park in the heart of McHenry County.
Mon-Fri 9am-11am | 4pm-6-pm
Sat 9am -3pm
Sun 11am-3pm

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Group Classes, Board & Train Program, Day Training, Private Lessons. Sign up here.

We continue to observe recommended cleaning, sanitizing and distancing policies due to COVID, and we appreciate your continued patronage during this uncertain time. You are welcome to call for curbside service when you are dropping your pet off at the facility for boarding or training. We also offer reasonably-priced pick-up and drop-off for services your pet may need during their stay including spa, daycare or veterinarian visits. E-mail or submit a request on the website contact form.


Alden's Kennels Featured in Better Business Bureau Newsletter

The September 2020 issue of the Better Business Bureau's Community Connections newsletter features Alden's Kennels' annual Multi-State Mixer. Many local business owners sponsored and attended this networking event.

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The best dog training in McHenry County.

We offer dog training of all kinds. Group classes, obedience classes, AKC puppy training, service dog training, among others. Alden's Kennels is the last "dog training and boarding near me" result you'll ever need. 

The best dog training and boarding in McHenry County.

We have served dogs and cats from all walks of life in the McHenry County area, and we are proud to partner with pet owners to give our furry friends the experience of a lifetime. The secret behind our pet boarding success and the beauty of our dog kennels is our desire to treat the animals as we like being treated.

For over 25 years, Alden’s Kennels has provided excellent professional pet training and boarding in the McHenry area and throughout Northern Illinois.


Here are some of the features we offer that are popular with pet owners:

  • Dogs get to watch a 50-inch big screen TV.
  • They can come and go as they please through a private entrance (supervised).
  • There is a veranda from which the animals can admire the view.
  • The property is in a country setting near glacial parks.
  • 17 security cameras record the property 24-7.
  • There are 12 acres of land for the animals to enjoy under supervision.
  • The owners live in a home on the property near the kennels.
  • We are open 7 days a week.