Kennel Services

Beginning July 1st Ansley Animal Clinic will no longer offer overnight boarding services. Although we will miss our frequent boarders, we are excited about the new improvements we will be making to our facility. Visit our FAQ page to find a list of recommended boarding facilities. 

Kennel and boarding services are reserved for Ansley clients, due to limited cage availability.  We recommend that you make a boarding reservation well in advance, especially during holidays.

IMPORTANT: All boarding pets must be up-to-date on core vaccines and be examined by one of our doctors within the past year. If you choose to go elsewhere for vaccinations, an exam is still required every 12 months to keep your pet current with our hospital and eligible for services. 

Our kennel services are listed below. Click title for info…

Boarding

While Ansley Animal Clinic is a medical facility, we offer boarding services for our clients. Due to limited space, we recommend that you make a boarding reservation well in advance, especially during holidays. We charge by the night, so DROP-OFF AND PICKUP IS AVAILBLE DURING BUSINESS HOURS ONLY.

All dogs must be up-to-date on their Annual Exam, Distemper/Parvo vaccine, Bordetella (or Kennel Cough) vaccine, and Rabies vaccine before boarding. All cats must be up-to-date on their Annual Exam, Feline Distemper and Rabies vaccine before boarding. If your pet is due, we are happy to perform your pet’s exam and vaccinations the day you arrive.

Because we are primarily a medical facility, we do not offer playtime for our boarded patients, however we can provide extra walks if requested. We are a good boarding facility for older pets and pets requiring medication or maybe some extra tender love and care but may not be the best boarding facility for a dog requiring lots of play time. Please call to schedule.

See our FAQ page for a list of some other highly recommended boarding facilities and Pet Sitters.

What to bring if your pet is boarding with us

  • Food: If your pet is on a special diet, bring whatever food they need, or if it is a food we stock, you may purchase it at check-in. If your pet does not require a special diet, we have complimentary adult maintenance kennel food for them while they stay with us. The front desk will take feeding instructions at check-in.
  • Medications: Bring any medications your pet may need in its original bottle and/or packaging. As a medical facility, we must ensure we are administering the correct milligram and dosage as instructed by your veterinarian. The front desk will double check medication instructions with you at check-in.
  • Leash/Harness/Carriers: All cats must be dropped off in their carriers. If your dog must be walked on a harness due to medical issues, we are happy to use whatever harness you provide. For the safety of our patients, we use our own slip leashes for walking. We ask that you take your pet’s leash and collar with you at drop-off and return with them at pickup. If you forget your dog’s leash and collar at home, you may take an Ansley slip leash free of charge.
  • NO Bedding: We provide all bedding in our kennel. We do not recommend bringing bedding from home as it is difficult to keep it separate in our wash if it becomes soiled. You may ask for extra bedding and blankets at drop-off if you feel your pet requires such.
  • NO Food or Water Bowls: We provide all food and water bowls in our kennel. We do not recommend bringing bowls from home as there is no way to keep them separate when we wash them.

Grooming

We offer bathing services for both dogs and cats. We require you schedule this at least 24 hours in advance so we can reserve kennel space. All dogs must be up-to-date on their Annual Exam, Distemper/Parvo vaccine, Bordetella (or Kennel Cough) vaccine, and Rabies vaccine before being bathed. All cats must be up-to-date on their Annual Exam, Feline Distemper and Rabies vaccine before being bathed. If your pet is due, we are happy to perform your pet’s exam and vaccinations the day you arrive.
We offer baths Monday – Friday and ask that you drop-off by 10am and pickup after 4pm to ensure your pet is fully dry. During the bath your pet will receive a complimentary nail trim. You may request a special shampoo, such as a medicated shampoo or an oatmeal shampoo. If your pet requires a sulfur-lym dip there is some special handling required and an added fee is incurred. Please call to schedule.

Kennel Services which do not require an appointment (as long as your pet is up-to-date on vaccines and exam):

  • Nail Trim
  • Anal Gland Expression
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Sanitary Shave
  • Microchip
    We recommend all pets get a microchip. We implant the ResQ Microchip, which is a small informational chip placed under the skin. ResQ uses an internationally standardized technology that allows your pet’s microchip to be scanned and read anywhere in the world.

    In addition, we can scan other microchip brands to help reunite owners with their lost pets.  If you’ve found a stray or lost pet, bring it to Ansley and have us scan the pet at no charge.  If we find a chip number on a pet we call Petlink, give them the number and they give us the client information that is registered to that pet.  We then contact the owner to pick up the pet.

    IMPORTANT: Don’t forget to register your pets’ microchip with your information and update address and phone number if it ever changes.  If the chip company does not have the correct information it is impossible for us to reunite pet and owner.

  • Soft Paws Application?
    Soft paws are soft caps you can put over your pet’s nails to prevent destructive scratching or slipping on smooth surfaces. Soft paws come in a variety of sizes for cats and dogs. They can be a painless alternative to declawing your cat. How to Apply

*We recommend regular nail trims to avoid breakage or other complications due to outgrown quicks. Please keep in mind if your pet’s nails are very long it may take a few trimmings to get them to the desired length.

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