Preparing For Boarding Your Pet

1. Make your reservations early: Most kennels are booked up on holidays and during vacation times.
2. Prepare your pet for boarding: Remember that pets, like people, usually appreciate a vacation in new surroundings with new friends. Every time you return your dog is less likely to affected by "separation anxiety" and can enjoy boarding more.)  As a rule, kittens take to boarding easily and have a wonderful time. 
3. Check in during business hours: Bring all agreed upon medications, etc. Allow enough time in the kennel office to fill out the necessary paperwork.  The kennel needs to know such things as: name, address, phone number, return date, additional services requested, where you can be reached in case of an emergency, the name of a local contact, your veterinarian's name and phone number, special feeding instructions (if any), medication instructions, etc.
4. Relax and enjoy your trip: Remember that you are leaving your pet in the hands of capable professionals. Pets in the kennel probably receive more care and attention than they would at home.
Posted: October 26, 2008 at 8:04 PM | Tagged as: Other Pet News
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