Champ STRONG Kennels

Your dog's home away from home!

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BUSINESS HOURS:  7-Days a Week | 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

DROPOFF/PICKUP:  7:00 AM - 11:00 AM or 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

No Daycare or Dropoff/Pickup on Holidays

CLOSED:  October 9-12th; November 30-December 7th

LOCATION:  We are a home based kennel, located about 10 minutes from Downtown Columbia. For security reasons, the address is not disclosed until services are booked.

Services & Rates

Services include a courtesy photo update; Individual kennel space; Pillows &/or bedding; Bowls provided for food & water; Classical background music for relaxation; Potty breaks every 2-3 hours; Exercise & play indoors & outdoors; Toys & other enrichment items.

NEW CLIENT POLICY: All new clients MUST book a Daycare appointment prior to Overnight Boarding as a trial (see Policies & Procedures)

We DO NOT accept last minute booking requests from new clients. There is a 48-HOUR cutoff for appointment requests. 


Nakayla Brown is from Alvin, SC & has lived in Columbia, SC since 2008.  She is the owner of Champ STRONG, LLC, which started as a t-shirt & apparel printing business in 2017 to raise funds for her Boston Terrier, Champ.  Champ passed away in 2018 & the brand shifted into pet care with Champ STRONG Kennels.  She has always loved dogs & felt she could turn that passion into providing quality & affordable pet care.  After 12 years of working on a job where she felt unhappy & unfulfilled, she took matters into her own hands, quit her job in December of 2020 & began operating her business full time in January of 2021. 

Champ STRONG Kennels is a member of & insured by Pet Sitters Associates, LLC.  It is a home based pet care business located about 10 minutes from Downtown Columbia.  For security reasons, the address is not disclosed until services are booked.  It is quickly becoming one of the most popular & affordable pet care businesses in the area providing Daycare, Overnight Boarding, & other pet care services.  

Nakayla has been in your shoes before, & with Champ STRONG Kennels, her goal is to make your dog feel at home while they are away from home. To check our availability, click on "Book Now" to submit a request.

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