Boarding Requirements

For the health and safety of all pets staying in our facility, proof of vaccinations is required prior to boarding your pet. Failure to provide proof of up-to-date certificates will result in the loss of your reservation. We ask that vaccination certificates be emailed in advance for your pets stay to



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  • Bordetella: not usually given with yearly vaccines, required when boarding
  • Rabies
  • DHAPP: Distemper, Hepatitis, Adenovirus, Parvovirus, Parainfluenza
  • Not a requirement, but highly recommended: Leptospirosis vaccine, as the bush may at times have standing water

Additionally for Dogs

  • All dogs must arrive on a leash
  • Bedding is provided, however you are welcome to bring your own bedding and toys. Please ensure that all items can be washed.
  • Must provide own food.
  • Please do not bring bowls or water dishes. We have stainless steel dishes that are washed between meals to maintain a healthy environment for your pet.



Cat infected with COVID-19 from owner in Belgium | Live Science


  • Rabies

Additionally for Cats

  • Must provide own food.
  • We supply bedding, bowls and cat litter. No need to bring your own but you are welcome to. Please ensure that all items can be washed.