What shots do my dog need to board?

Dog-distemper, bordetella and rabies.  If puppy 3rd set of shots.


*Because of the recent outbreak of Canine Influenza in Chicago The Dog House, Inc. requires all dogs receive the Canine flu vaccine prior to boarding.  We want to everything possible to protect your dog against this canine upper respiratory disease complex.  This is an additional inoculation to the Kennel cough (Bordetella) we already require.   Vaccination for Canine Influenza requires two injections three weeks apart.  To achieve maximum protection your dog should complete the Influenza vaccine series at least three weeks before boarding, now is the time to get started!  Please call your Veterinarian today to make an appointment.



What shots do my cat need to board?
FVRCP and Feline bordetella.
Is there a discount for multiple dogs?

Yes, $1.00 off second dog each day, $1 more off third or more.



If I have two dogs, can they be boarded together?




Does it cost extra for medication dispensing, ointments, etc.?




Do you charge more for holiday stays?




Should I bring my own food for my pet?

Yes, please bring your own food.  A change in diet often causes diarrhea or other problems for your pet.  



Should I bring my pets favorite bed and/or toy?


We recommend you do not bring favorite cherished items, but we allow it.  We offer pet cots and blankets to our clients.  Chews and treats are provided with owner consent.



Can I drop off/pick up my pet before or after normal business hours?

Yes.  Information on critieria for this service can be requested from the Kennel Manager.



What happens in the event of an emergency medical or otherwise situation with my pet?

Upon boarding your pet, you try to contact you for your consent.  In the event of an emergency medical situation the Kennel Manager act on your behalf and in the dogs best interest.  Depending on the situation, we can take your pet to the veterinary of your choice. However, if time does not allow this, the Kennel Manager will go to the nearest emergency veterinary facility at your expense.