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Onboard kennels & pet-friendly cabins

Guide to kennels and pet-friendly cabins available with Brittany Ferries

Find out more about the dimensions of our small and large kennels on board Pont-Aven, Cap Finistère and Bretagne, as well as our pet-friendly cabins on board Cap Finistère, Etretat and Baie de Seine.

Pet Facilities by Ship
Pet Friendly
Cabins
KennelsStay in
Car
Armorique
Baie de Seine
Barfleur 

Bretagne

Cap Finistere

Etretat

Mont St Michel

Normandie

Normandie Express

Pont-Aven


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*Excludes Spanish crossings

Kennels

Small kennels

As a guide the following breeds would be considered suitable for small kennels:

Basset Hound, Beagle, Toy Poodle, King Charles Spaniel, Terrier and Jack Russell.

Small kennel dimensions
Dimension Pont-Aven x42 Cap Finistère x8Bretagne x12
Height540 mm /
21½ inches
670 mm /
26½ inches
670 mm /
26½ inches
Width545 mm /
21½ inches
375 mm /
14½ inches
370 mm /
14½ inches
Depth800 mm /
31½ inches
1,000 mm /
39½ inches
1000 mm /
39½ inches

Large kennels

As a guide the following breeds would be considered suitable for large kennels:

German Shepherd, Labrador, Dalmatian, Boxer, Pointer and Setter.

Large kennel dimensions
Dimension Pont-Aven x24 Cap Finistère x4Bretagne x24
Height1000 mm /
39½ inches
800 mm /
31½ inches
800 mm /
31½ inches
Width1000 mm /
39½ inches
895 mm /
35 inches
900 mm /
35½ inches
Depth900 mm /
35½ inches
1,000 mm /
39½ inches
1,000 mm /
39½ inches

Please ensure that your dog(s) will have suitable space within the kennel dimensions described above. Please ensure that you reserve the correct size of kennel for your dog (see above definitions). If you reserve a kennel size that is unsuitable for the size of your dog, carriage may not be guaranteed.

Pets must remain under the control of owners and be kept on a lead at all times. We ask customers to respect these animals and not to pet them.

Additional information for each ship

Pont-Aven

The 42 small and 24 large kennels are located on deck 10 and are accessible at all times via a swipe card which is issued on board. There is an open-air, exercise area, just below the kennels on deck 9. Access to this area is via a set of stairs leading down from the kennels. Please note that this is the only area in which you may exercise your dog, with all other interior and exterior areas out of bounds. Remember that muzzles must be worn at all times.

Bowls are provided, and there is a tap nearby. Bedding is not supplied, so please bring your own.

Cap Finistère

The 8 small and 4 large kennels are located on deck 10 and are accessible at all times. Access is gained through a metal caged door (via a security swipe card keypad, card issued at check-in). There is a dog waste bin and bags are provided. There is also a water tap nearby and a small exercise area is located just outside the kennel area. Please note that bedding is not supplied so please bring your own. Dogs occupying kennels are NOT allowed in any public area of the ship and are strictly forbidden in cabins. Remember that muzzles must be worn at all times.

Cats - May only travel in pet friendly cabins on this vessel to/from Spain, they are not permitted to remain in vehicles or occupy kennels.

Bretagne

The 12 small and 24 large kennels are located on deck 5. There is a water tap nearby and a small exercise area is located just outside the kennel area. Please note that bedding is not supplied so please bring your own. Dogs are NOT allowed in any public area of the ship or cabins and dog owners will be advised of kennel visiting times once onboard. Remember that muzzles must be worn at all times.

Summary of sailings with kennels

Route / Ship
Portsmouth / Plymouth to Santander
01/07/2017 - 01/11/2018Pont-Aven / Cap Finistère
Santander to Portsmouth / Plymouth
01/07/2017 - 02/11/2018Pont-Aven / Cap Finistère
Portsmouth to Bilbao
01/07/2017 - 03/11/2018Cap Finistère
Bilbao to Portsmouth
01/07/2017 - 03/11/2018Cap Finistère
Portsmouth to St Malo
01/07/2017 - 03/11/2018Bretagne / Pont Aven
St Malo to Portsmouth
01/07/2017 - 03/11/2018Bretagne / Pont Aven

Pet-friendly cabins on board Cap Finistère

When travelling to Bilbao or Santander the Cap Finistère is equipped with 17 pet friendly cabins on deck 9. These cabins comfortably accommodate a single pet, however if you are travelling with more than one and wish to discuss your options please call 0330 159 7000 and one of our Reservation agents will be able to help with your arrangements.

An exclusive promenade on deck 10 is available to pet owners travelling in a pet friendly cabin (reached by a staircase from the pet friendly cabin area).

Cabin information

- Outside large 2 berth/4 berth
- En suite
- Air-conditioned
- Bunk style beds
- Laminate flooring
- Window

All of our cabins are en suite, air conditioned and have fresh linen and towels. Soap and shower gel are also provided in case you want to freshen up and you'll also find at least 1 plug socket to use or to charge any electrical appliances that you may have.

Pet-friendly cabins on board Etretat

When travelling to Santander or Le Havre, Etretat is equipped with 13 pet friendly cabins on deck 6. 

These cabins comfortably accommodate a single pet, however if you are travelling with more than one and wish to discuss your options please call 0330 159 7000 and one of our Reservation agents will be able to help with your arrangements.

For your pet's comfort, there is a small exercise area at the rear of the ship (approximately 15m long). See picture above. This is solely for customers travelling with their animals and will be open shortly after departure and closed shortly before arrival.

Cabin information

- Inside or Outside large 2 berth/4 berth
- En suite
- Air-conditioned
- Bunk style beds
- Laminate flooring

All of our cabins are en suite, air conditioned and have fresh linen and towels. Soap and shower gel are also provided in case you want to freshen up and you'll also find at least 1 plug socket to use or to charge any electrical appliances that you may have.

Pet-friendly cabins on board Baie de Seine

When travelling to Bilbao or Le Havre, Baie de Seine is equipped with 14 pet friendly cabins on deck 9. 

These cabins comfortably accommodate a single pet, however if you are travelling with more than one and wish to discuss your options please call 0330 159 7000 and one of our Reservation agents will be able to help with your arrangements.

For your pet's comfort, there is a dedicated exercise area on the port side of deck 9. See picture above. This is solely for customers travelling with their animals and will be open shortly after departure and closed shortly before arrival.

The layout of the Baie de Seine's garage means we're unable to accept bookings for pets in vehicles over 1.83m high or towing a trailer and/or caravan.

Cabin information

- Outside 2 berth
- En suite
- Air-conditioned
- Twin beds
- Laminate flooring

All of our cabins are en suite, air conditioned and have fresh linen and towels. Soap and shower gel are also provided in case you want to freshen up and you'll also find at least 1 plug socket to use or to charge any electrical appliances that you may have.

Watch our video about travelling with your pet