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No matter where you’re going, or where you’re coming from, rest assured that our priority is keeping your furry friend happy, healthy and safe.


Convenient location, specialized care, and a well-trained, compassionate staff make us the top choice among pet owners. We treat every pet as if they were our very own family pet, and strive to make their stay with us as comfortable and fun-filled as possible. We hope that they will think of our pet boarding facility as a home away from home. We will go the extra mile to ensure that all your pet’s needs are met during their stay with us. You can specify their individual needs for services such as, medications, grooming, a bath, or even a medical procedure, and we will make sure it happens. Whether your pet is here for a day of pampering, as an overnight guest, or for a medical procedure, we keep our facility climate controlled to ensure your pet feels relaxed and comfortable.

Why should I board my pet?

If you are planning to travel overnight for days, weeks, or even a few months, consider boarding your pet during your trip. Your mind will be at peace knowing that your pet is being taken care of in a safe and secure environment.

Boarding Rates

  • Small (0 – 20 lbs) ~ $20.15 per night

  • Medium (21 – 40 lbs) ~ $21.85 per night

  • Large (40 – 60 lbs) ~ $23.50 per night

  • Run (60+ ) ~ $25.75 per night

  • Additional Pet ~ $16.80 per night

  • Exotic ~ $16.80 per night

Due to space limitations, we are only able to board for current clients of Longmeadow Animal Hospital.

Smaller pets that board in a large kennel or run together are billed the cost of the cage size per night for the first pet plus $16.80 per night for each additional pet boarding in the same cage/kennel.

Boarding Vaccine Requirements

All pets left for boarding must be current on all vaccinations and free of fleas and ticks, or they will be treated on admission at the owner’s expense. If your pet is medicated while boarding with us you will be charged an extra $3.85. They also must have had a negative fecal sample within the last 6 months. If not, a test will be performed and if positive, the pet will be treated at the owner’s expense.

Dogs are required to have had a DHLPP vaccine within the last 12 months, a Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccine within the year, a Rabies vaccine within 12 months if under 1 year of age, or within 3 years if indicated, and a fecal.

Cats are required to have had a FVRCP vaccine within the last 12 months, a Rabies vaccine within 12 months if under 1 year of age, or within 3 years if indicated, and a fecal.

Additional Information

Due to the stresses of boarding, pets often develop diarrhea and/or vomiting. Diarrhea and/or vomiting is considered a minor illness and will be treated at the discretion of the doctor on duty. Clients will not be contacted if pet develops diarrhea/vomiting.

Longmeadow Animal Hospital requires a credit or debit card be kept on file for all boarding pets. This information is to be provided at check in. Payment is expected before the time of pick up. In the event your pet incurs additional charges during its stay, the remaining balance will be charged to the credit card you have provided.

Longmeadow Animal Hospital is not responsible for any items lost or destroyed while boarding.

If it is determined your pet needs a bath, it will be given at a 25% discount.

Longmeadow Animal Hospital does not provide 24-hour supervised care.

Drop Off & Pick Up Times


The following are the available pickup times we offer:  Monday through Sunday 

8:30 am - 9:00 am - 9:30 am - 10:00 am - 10:30 am 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

For after-hour drop-offs and pick-ups, please use the EXIT door located next to the Cat Waiting Room. If the door is locked, please ring the buzzer.