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The staff at the Russell Animal Hospital is well-trained to provide your pet excellent care when you need boarding service. We offer single day or extended boarding services. For your convenience, we can arrange for your pet to receive routine veterinary preventative health care while boarding.
We admit boarding pets to our facility Monday through Friday 7 am until 6 pm and Saturday 8 am until 1 pm. Our discharge time is Monday through Friday 10 am until 5:30 pm and Saturday 10 am until 12:30 pm. Dogs that have boarded with us for more than 4 days will receive a complimentary bath before discharge. We are closed for admissions and discharges on Sundays and holidays. When we admit your pet, please allow time to complete our boarding agreement and boarding care sheet. Alternatively, you may complete these in advance to save time at the reception desk.
Download & Print Boarding Agreement (An updated agreement is needed once a year)
Download & Print Boarding Care Sheet (Fill out every time your pet will be boarding with us)
Our dog boarding kennel has a variety of appropriately sized cages for the comfort of your dog. We have a limited number of extra large cages for giant breed dogs and advanced reservations are suggested. We feed a high-quality pet food (Science Diet) twice a day or we can accommodate your pet’s individual dietary needs and feeding schedule. During your pet’s stay with us, your dog will receive an outside walk three times each day in our private wooded yard. We have a large supply of cage blankets for your dog’s comfort and should your dog need a toy we recommend that you bring a Kong.
Cats are housed in spacious cages in their own room apart from the dogs. Our cat room is located centrally so that they receive frequent contact from our staff. Cats are fed twice a day with a high quality pet food or we will accommodate your pet’s individual nutritional needs. Again, we have a large supply of soft cage blankets for your cat’s comfort.
To make your pet's stay with us happy and healthy we do have some requirements for their well-being: