For the protection of all of our patients, canine boarders must be up-to-date on vaccinations for rabies, distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, parainfluenza and Bordatella (kennel cough), or have proof of adequate protective titers (amount of antibodies in a pet’s blood) for these specific diseases. Feline boarders must be current on or have protective titers for rabies, panleukopenia, rhinotracheitis and calicivirus. Vaccination against feline leukemia is strongly encouraged. All boarders will be examined for fleas and ticks upon arrival. If a problem is found, pets will be treated for a nominal fee to prevent transmission of these pests to our other boarders.
We exclusively feed Science Diet products at our facility, but you are welcome to bring your pet’s regular food from home. We charge a nominal fee for giving medications brought with pets. Pets may be dropped off for boarding any time during regular office hours; you may make arrangements to pick up your pets on Sunday afternoon between 4-5 p.m. for an additional fee. Please book your stay early to avoid disappointment, especially during peak boarding periods (holidays, football weekends, etc.) or if you have a very large dog. We have a capacity for 79 pets at any one time.
We recommend bathing large or long-coated dogs at the conclusion of their stay; even with adequate outside exercise, pets boarded for more than a few days can smell a little “doggy” upon release. While we don’t offer breed-specific grooming or clipping, we can bathe your pet for a nominal charge on the day of release if scheduled in advance.
Please call us at 573-445-4466 to see what we can do for your companions to ensure they get as much of a vacation as you do when you head out of town!