Boarding for Pets in Groton, CT
Pet Boarding: A Nice Place to Stay
It is stressful, overwhelming even, trying to make plans to leave home for an extended period when you have pets at home--especially if those pets are sick or in recovery from a surgical procedure.
We provide complete general pet boarding services for all of our patients. in addition, our medical boarding services for pets with conditions standard boarding centers may not be equipped to accommodate ensures we truly mean we offer to board ALL of our patients.
Boarding for Dogs and Cats at Companion Animal Hospital
Our indoor runs and kennels provide plenty of room for your canine companion – from the tiniest Toy Poodle to the grandest Great Dane, we have a special place for every size pet. Our feline friends enjoy their own spacious surroundings – a private area filled with sunshine and windows for bird watching!
Companion dogs and cats, both are monitored each day by our experienced kennel attendants
Canine guests are walked at least 3 times per day to provide a little exercise and playtime
Our canine guests staying at least 5 nights receive a complimentary deodorizing bath before going home. (We are sorry, but severely matted dogs and cats can’t receive this courtesy.)
All pet guests are fed a high-quality, easily digested diet – freshened each morning and evening. If preferred, you may bring a special diet along with any special instructions for your pets’ feeding
Your dog will also have supervision throughout their entire stay with us – both during walks and while they rest. In the evening, dinner is served, and then we have one last walk before bedtime.
Your cat will be fed according to your specifications and their requirements, to ensure their routine is the same as it is at home.
Feline friends enjoy multi-level condos where they can stretch out, relax and have a separate space for litter box privacy
We refresh linens and clean your kitty's room daily. Our cat boarding area is separated from the dog area to ensure your kitty feels relaxed and safe while they stay with us.
Our staff provides daily one-on-one interaction with kitties (if they want it!) including play, snuggles, and pets. Litter boxes are checked, cleaned, and disinfected periodically throughout the day.
Pet Medical Boarding
We are experts in caring for pets with special needs, such as diabetics, kidney patients or pets needing other medications or additional monitoring.
Our experienced attendants will advise our professional staff if a significant health concern develops.
FAQs About Pet Boarding
We're serious animal lovers, and our whole team enjoys giving our boarders all the attention and care they deserve while they're staying with us.
Read our FAQs for answers to our most frequently asked questions about pet boarding at Companion Animal Hospital.
If you have further questions about boarding, please feel free to contact us!
- What accommodations and amenities do you have?
We've got everything your pet needs for a fun, recuperative, and safe stay, including the following accommodations and amenities:
- Climate-controlled kennels
- Comfy, cozy beds for each guest
- Clean towels, blankets, and bowls
- Individual space for each pet
- Separate boarding area for cats
- Outdoor play area
- Daily walks
- Ample daily playtime with staff
- Special diet accommodations
- Is there a limit to the number of pets I can board at a time?
We have a large facility and are able to accommodate several animals at once, provided you give us sufficient notice.
Depending on the circumstances, we may be able to board family members (canine/canine or feline/feline) together.
Call early for reservations during peak periods – holidays, weekends & summer vacation!
- How much does pet boarding cost?
Boarding fees vary based on the duration of the stay, the size of the pet, and special medical requirements. That said, our pricing is affordable and competitive, and we welcome you to contact us for a quote.
- What time should I drop off and pick up my pet?
All pets must be dropped off or picked up during regular office hours. Reservations are recommended, especially for holidays and summer weekends. During these times, we recommend that you call 2-3 weeks in advance to increase the chance that a spot will be available.
- What should I pack for my pet?
Food: We provide food for pets staying with us. However, please feel free to bring enough of your pet's regular food to last the duration of the stay.
Medication: If your pet takes any medication, bring it along for our staff to administer.
Toys: If your pet has a special toy or two, bring them along.
- What if my pet needs to take medication?
We will be glad to administer your pet's medications while they are with us.
- Can I get updates about my pet during their stay?
Yes, feel free to call us during your pet's stay for updates. If there is a problem, we will contact you via the emergency contact information you provide.
- How should I prepare for my pet's stay?
Each animal is different. To prepare for your pet's stay with us, we'll take the following steps to ensure that we can meet their unique needs.
Step 1: Contact us to get started
Call us to book, and to discuss details about your pet and your boarding needs. A member of our team will be happy to coordinate your booking.
Please note that, due to the nature of our accommodations, we do not accept unaltered dogs. Pets must be up to date with all vaccinations and free of fleas and ticks to stay at our facility.
Step 2: Book a trial stay
We want to be absolutely sure that we are a good fit for your pet before an extended stay. The trial stay consists of a full day of daycare where we can take the time to assess your pet's temperament and make sure they fit in with the pack.
Step 3: Set your pet up for success
On the day you drop your pet off with us, there are a few steps you can take to help reduce any stress your pet may feel.
Spend some extra time with your pet beforehand, and make sure they get some vigorous exercise so that they are feeling calm. When you arrive at our facility, stay calm, cheerful, and confident during the separation.