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Animal Care Center of Polaris


Boarding is available 7 days a week. While services are primarily for dogs and cats, we do board some exotics such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and turtles. We are proud of our boarding facility and welcome visitors. Dogs reside indoors in climate-controlled kennels, and can also play outdoors in our spacious exercise areas. Don’t forget we welcome exotics!

What to Expect When Boarding Your Pet

We feed our boarders a prescription gastrointestinal diet called Purina EN. Feeding time typically occurs twice a day. Owner-provided meals must be pre-measured and pre-bagged per meal to ensure proper feeding.

All blankets and food/water bowls are provided by our clinic.

Any required medications must be brought in their original containers and be accompanied by the current prescription dosage.

Boarding Requirements

We require specific vaccines and tests to be up to date. If necessary, we can update at check-in.

Mandatory vaccinations include:


  • Rabies

  • Canine influenza

  • Distemper/Lepto combo DHLPP or DA2PP

  • Bordetella every 6 months

  • Negative fecal test within the last year


  • Rabies

  • Distemper FVRCP

  • Negative fecal test

If your pet is seen by a different veterinarian, we will require documentation of vaccinations.


Housing for our boarders varies depending on species and size, including the following:

  • Standard Runs

  • Suites

Boarders remain in their assigned accommodations. Cleanings occur three to four times daily for 10 to 15-minute stretches.

Doggie Day Care Add-On

While your dog is boarding with us he or she is eligible for boarding packages with full-day or half-day at Doggie Day Care! He or she will be able to socialize with their friends while they get plenty of exercise in our spacious Doggie Day Care facilities. Please call our hospital for our current packages available.