Ruffit by CityVet

Boarding Requirements

Dogs and cats don’t care about decor, they care about feeling secure, comfortable, and well-cared for while they are with us. Our goal is to provide our clients with the convenience of one-stop shopping and the unique benefit of veterinary supervision. Our overnight and day-care services have the added benefit of knowing that if your pet experiences an illness while you’re away, it will be promptly and competently addressed by a veterinarian nearby.

Requirements

For the health and protection of your pet and all pets in our facility, we require that dogs and cats be properly immunized and free of fleas, ticks and intestinal parasites (see specific requirements listed below) in order to be admitted for boarding. If your pet is not current, we will be happy to update the necessary requirements at our regular rates; otherwise, your pet may be required to be held in isolation. Thank you for your cooperation.

It is best if your pet does not change food while you are away so please bring your pet’s food with them when you come to board. Their food and medications is all you need to bring.

  • Please bring food pre-bagged for each day for each dog.

  • Please bring medicine in their original bottle.

We have a heavy emphasis on hygiene and sanitation and require that all items left with pets be laundered daily, including bedding. We provide our guests with soft, clean, freshly laundered bedding each day.

We recommend leaving personal items at home such as your pets bedding, toys or other personal belongings because of the following reasons:

  • Items may cause, not reduce, separation anxiety for your pet.

  • These items don’t fare well through our laundry and disinfection process, they often suffer damage.

Requirements for Dogs

  • DA2PP within the previous 36 months; puppies must have a minimum of 2 boosters (one at or after 16 weeks) otherwise board separately.

  • Rabies within the previous 12 or 36 months according to the vaccine given.

  • Bordetella within the previous 12 months; recommended in the last 6 months.

  • Fecal/Deworm – Negative fecal within previous 12 months.

  • Fleas/Ticks – If fleas or ticks are noted, a fee will be charged for the treatment of your pet and we will call you to discuss a follow-up treatment plan.

Requirements for Cats

  • FVRCP within the previous 12-36 months; kittens must have a minimum of 2 boosters
    (one at 16 weeks) otherwise board separately.

  • Rabies within the previous 12 or 36 months according to vaccine given.

  • Fleas/Ticks – If fleas or ticks are noted, a fee will be charged for the treatment of your pet and we will call you to discuss a follow-up treatment plan.