Our animal hospital provides medical boarding services for clients who are away or who need help with medicating their pet.
Medical boarding is when your pet stays with us at the hospital for a period of time while you are away, so that we can administer medication or monitor your pet's health issues.
Because we are both a veterinary hospital and boarding facility, we are uniquely qualified to offer boarding for pets with medical needs.
Each animal is different. To prepare for your pet stays with us, we'll take the following steps to ensure that we can meet their unique needs.
Call us to book, or fill out the boarding form with details about your pets and your boarding needs. A member of our team will be in touch to ensure your pet is eligible for boarding, and to coordinate your booking.
Please note that pets must be up to date with all vaccinations and free of fleas and ticks to stay at our facility.
We want to be absolutely sure that we are a good fit for your pet before an extended stay. A trial stay consists of a full day of daycare so we make sure your pet is well suited for boarding.
On the day your pet's boarding appointment is to begin, there are a few things you can do to help reduce any stress your pet may feel.
Spend some extra time with your pet before dropping them off, and make sure they get in some vigorous exercise (if possible) so that they are feeling relaxed. When you arrive at our facility, remain calm, cheerful and confident during the separation.
Read the answers to our most frequently asked questions about pet boarding at Germantown Animal Hospital in Cordova.
We've got everything your pet needs for a comfortable, peaceful stay, including the following:
Boarding costs vary depending on the duration of the stay, and the size and medical needs of the pet. We welcome you to contact us for a quote.
Food: if your pet has a prescription diet, please bring enough food to last the duration of the stay.
Medication: bring along your pet's medication for our staff to administer.
Toys: if your pet has a special toy or two, bring them along.
For dogs (canine patients), this would be their typical day:
Each morning, the dogs are allowed outside for fresh air before eating breakfast. They’ll have a chance to stretch their legs while we clean and disinfect their room. We also lay out fresh linen for them.
After breakfast, it’s time to play! Our highly trained staff will engage in social play with your dog. If it’s wet and rainy outside, your dog will have full access to our indoor play area to exercise and stay dry.
Your dog will be supervised during their entire stay with us - both during play and while they rest.
Our staff serves dinner each day with a smile, with one last walk before bedtime.
For cats (feline patients), this would be their typical day:
Trained staff care for your cat with love. We will feed your cat or kitten according to your specifications, to ensure their routine is in line with their experience at home.
We check their litter boxes during the day, then clean and disinfect their area. We also refresh linens regularly and clean your cat’s room regularly while they relax until your return.
There is no limit to how many pets an owner can board, as long as we have the space to accommodate them.
We do not offer a discount for boarding multiple pets at the same time.
Yes, please call us any time during our regular office hours for updates about your pet. For urgent issues, we will contact you.