Thank you for considering Airport Pet Clinic for your pet while you are away.
- We offer boarding facilities for cats, dogs, to our established clients; both healthy pets and those who need regular medical treatment.
- The dog ward contains runs to accommodate all sizes, and it is separated from the cat ward to minimize anxiety.
- All pets are exercised daily, and they receive any medical treatments necessary.
Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions that are not answered clearly on this website at 530-677-7387.
In order to avoid any confusion at drop-off or pick-up times, we would like to be certain you are aware of our policies in caring for boarding animals. These policies are to ensure the safety and health of your pet.
Effective 9/1/2019, our official Boarding policy is as follows:
- Airport Pet Clinic provides boarding for our patients only. You must be established as a client and your pet evaluated by one of our DVMs prior to boarding.
- Boarding is only for healthy patients that are fully vaccinated (dogs: DA2PP, Rabies, Bordetella, CIV Bivalent, cats: Rabies, FVRCP).
- Vaccines must be done 2 weeks (14 days) prior to start of boarding.
- Patients must have a current valid exam within the past year.
- Dogs are required to have a negative fecal prior to boarding.
- Patients must be on flea control; if not patients will be given preventative during their stay
- Boarding is capped at 30 days max
- We will not board aggressive and/or anxious patients.
- If your pet requires medication their stay will be considered and charged as hospitalization.
- Puppies that have not finished their vaccination schedule will not be boarded.
- We encourage you to provide food for your pet during their stay. If no food is provided… for dogs we provide: Royal Canin Gastro Intestinal low fat dry food and for cats: Hill’s Science Diet Sensitive Stomach & Skin dry food.
If you’d like to have your pet groomed during their stay, we offer nail trims, anal gland expressions, and ear cleaning. When you drop off your pet for boarding be certain to let Airport Pet Clinic know the date and time of the appointment for grooming. We will make sure your pet is taken over and returned at the appointed time.
- DHPP vaccine within 3 years for adults and 12 months for puppies.
- Rabies vaccine within 3 years for adults and 12 months for puppies.
- Bordetella vaccine within the last 6 months. Bordetella vaccine helps to protect your pet from Kennel Cough. Kennel Cough is a highly contagious disease that is transmitted through the air when an infected pet coughs or sneezes. It is recommended this vaccine be given 14 days prior to boarding your pet.
- CIV Bivalent vaccine within the last 12 months. The CIV (Canine Influenza Virus) vaccine protects against both highly contagious H3N2 and H3N8 strains of canine influenza with one vaccination.
- Rabies vaccine within the last 12 months.
- FVRCP vaccine within the last 12 months (Please call regarding policy for senior pets on a 3 year vaccine plan.)
- FELV vaccine is not mandatory; but, recommended.
Flea and Tick Treatments
- Dogs and cats will receive an oral dose of Capstar upon entering the boarding facility.
- Capstar helps to prevent your pet from bringing home any fleas and/or ticks.
Should your pet become ill while boarding, we will try to contact you with the numbers provided by you on the boarding drop-off form when you leave your pet. In the event that we are unable to reach you and the treatment required is urgent, we WILL treat your pet and you will be responsible for the charges incurred.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
We recommend that your pet is fully vaccinated prior to boarding. Typically the minimum age that they are fully vaccinated is 4 months. If you have a puppy or kitten without the full set of vaccines please contact our office to make special arrangements.
We have Veterinarians on staff. If your pet becomes ill while boarding you or your emergency contact person will be contacted immediately; if we are unable to reach anyone your pet will be treated at your expense by one our veterinarians.
We feed all pets twice daily. If your pet is on a special schedule we follow the feeding directions provided on the drop-off form. Pets receive science diet maintenance dry food; however you are always welcome to bring pets own food. If your pet is on a special diet we do encourage owners to bring special diets with their pet.
Yes, pets from the same family and same species can share a kennel.
No, but our kennel staff walks and plays with all guests every hour to two hours.
Yes, reservations will ensure your pet has place to stay. We encourage clients to make holiday reservations as soon as possible because we do book fast. However, please feel free to call for boarding for those last minute emergencies because we can usually accommodate you.
Yes; however, we do take all necessary precautions so that your pet is protected while boarding but they do have the risk of contracting airborne illnesses. We do maintain proper sanitation and vaccination policies so that we can minimized any risk to your pet.
We are open 6 days a week.
You can drop-off your pet Monday – Saturday between 8:00am – 4:30 pm.
Pets may be picked up Monday – Saturday between 8:30am – 5:30pm.
PLEASE be aware – pets picked up AFTER 2:00pm will be charged for an additional day.