About Us


Animal Country Club Reception, based on Wood Farm Ongar EssexThe Animal Country Club based at Wood Farm near Ongar in Essex is a renowned centre of excellence for pet care. The Animal Country Club is one of four pet related businesses now located at Wood Farm. The boarding kennels were established in 1981 and quickly followed by the cattery in 1984. All our facilities are of the highest standard and furnished to ensure a comfortable stay. Our onsite maintenance team ensure that our facilities are always of the highest standard for all our guests.

Wood Farm is the home to Andrew and Margaret Gemmill. Once known for arable farming its 70 acres of beautiful Essex countryside now provide the ideal setting for boarding your pet. Margaret Gemmill is a qualified veterinary nurse, our manageress Emma has achieved a C & G National Diploma in Animal Management, National Diploma in Animal Management and C & G Canine Studies. Jess is assistant manageress and has a variety of pets at home and has grown up with dogs all her life. All staff are dedicated pet owners who care for your pet just as you do and know.

Being located near to major road and air links makes the Animal Country Club the perfect choice for clients from London and the surrounding areas. London Stansted Airport is only 20 minutes from The Animal Country Club making our boarding and cattery services the right choice when planning your holiday or short break.

Our trained team provide all the care and attention your pets require, ensuring that you have total peace of mind while you are away.

We look forward to welcoming you and your pet very soon.

The Animal Country Club

Please call us for more information on 01277 890231.