Boarding Kennels
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General Boarding

At Hockessin Animal Hospital, we provide a boarding facility that is a home away from home for your pet! We know leaving your pet in a strange place can be stressful, but your dog, cat, avian, or exotic pet will feel perfectly at home in our bright, airy environment. Our staff is full of compassionate experts who love pamper pets and treat them like royalty. Your pet won’t want to leave!

We welcome you to tour our friendly facilities and see for yourself how well your pets will be treated while they stay with us.

Some Of The First-Class Amenities Include:

  • Our state-of-the-art facility with custom-designed accommodations
  • Personal and loving attention by a highly attentive, trained staff
  • Spacious double-sided runs for your dogs—not pens
  • Heated floors to ensure warmth and comfort
  • 5-story custom-designed cat condos with outdoor views
  • Fresh air ventilation system that prevents the spread of respiratory viruses
  • Affordability—a variety of packages with discounts, bound to fit any budget
  • On-site veterinary hospital to tend to any medical issues that may arise
  • Special exercise and play programs
  • Accommodations for our guests who have difficulty climbing stairs
  • Shared suites for families of cats (with adjoining room chutes)
  • Boarding for avians and exotics, too!

Boarding Prices For Cats And Dogs

For Dogs

Regular suite (10ft x 3ft):

  • $30 a night
  • Two 15-minute walks a day
  • Food, water, and bedding provided

Large suite (13ft x 3ft):

  • $43.75 a night
  • Two 15-minute walks a day
  • Food, water, and bedding provided

Family Suite (13ft x 6ft)

  • $48.00 a night
  • Two 15-minute walks a day
  • Food, water, and bedding provided
  • Day boarding is available for $22.25 per day.
  • Discounts apply for multiple dogs. Contact us for details.

For Cats

  • VIP 5-level Cat Condos – $21.25 per night
  • Additional cat in same condo – $11.45 per night

On The Menu

Our Doggie Menu includes:

  • Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dry (dry or wet)
  • Eukanuba Adult Maintenance Dry (dry or wet)
  • Royal Canin Intestinal Puppy Dry for puppies
  • Eukanuba Low Residue Puppy

Our Kitty Menu includes:

  • Eukanuba Maintenance (dry or wet)
  • Eukanuba Kitten

Medical Requirements For Boarding

For the protection of your pet, we require that all boarding pets are up to date on vaccinations, including Bordetella (kennel cough) and CIV (Canine Influenza Virus) for dogs. Vaccinations can be given at Hockessin when you bring your pet for boarding.

We quality check all pets when they arrive for fleas or any other concerns. Any pet with fleas will be treated at expense of the owner. If your pet requires any other medical treatment and we cannot contact you, we will treat him/her at your expense.

Canine Medical Requirements:

  • Rabies
  • DHLPP
  • 6-month Bordetella
  • 1-year Canine Influenza Virus
  • 6-month fecal

Feline Medical Requirements:

  • Rabies
  • FVRCP
  • 6-month fecal

Additional Information:

  • Boarding medication is $1.50 per day
  • If your pet has been seen within a year, no doctor check for the Bordetella vaccination will be required, only a tech exam.
  • Rabies and DHPP/FVRCP require a doctor check.
  • Pets that haven’t been seen within the past year require a doctor check.
  • No doctor check is needed for a fecal.

If you have any questions or want to schedule your pet’s stay with us, please contact us today. We also offer specialized boarding for diabetic pets and others that need to be medically supervised during their visit.

Hockessin Animal Hospital

643 Yorklyn Road

Hockessin, DE 19707 - Directions

Office Hours:

Mon -Thurs: 7:30 am - 8:30 pm

Fri: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Sat: 7:30 am - 1 pm

Sun: Closed

(302) 239-9464 Contact Us

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