SaraBay Kennels Policies
Dog Evaluation Policy
Please call to have your dog evaluated over the phone if necessary a meet & greet will be arranged.
NO IN SEASON FEMALES OR PETS UNDER THE AGE OF 6 MONTHS
Please specify to the vet (or you can send) that we need the ONE PAGE "VACCINE CERTIFICATE" sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We can't book you until we have it along with your payment in full.
IF YOU NEED TO RENEW YOUR DOGS RABIES, DISTEMPER OR BORDATELLA VACCINES IT MUST BE DONE 14 DAYS PRIOR TO BOARDING. IF THEY ARE EXPIRED AND ARE NOT BOOSTED 14 DAYS PRIOR WE CAN NOT ACCOMMODATE YOU.
WE WILL NO LONGER REQUIRE THE K9 INFLUENZA VACCINE AFTER 7/4/22 BUT IS RECOMMENDED
Rabies- MUST BE GIVEN 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO BOARDING, according to your vet’s recommendation (yearly or every 3 years depending on age and circumstances of your dog). We will accept an elderly dog exemption with a veterinary titer.
Distemper/parvo – MUST BE GIVEN 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO BOARDING, yearly, or every 3 years if that is what your vet recommends. We will accept an elderly dog exemption with a veterinary recommendation or titer.
Bordetella (Canine Cough) – must be given 2 WEEKS prior to boarding.
Please let us know if your dog is NOT on HEARTWORM preventative and/or flea protection.
If the above vaccines are not current we will not board your dog
Tours are given M-Th by appt only. We do not give tours around the holidays, due to the high number of dogs boarding during that time.
What to Bring
THERE IS NO RAW FOOD / REFRIGERATED FOOD ALLOWED OR IN A COOLER
All of our overnight guests should bring their own food only enough for the stay measured out & in a large ziplock & any medication needed (see Medication Protocol) . We feed 2 times a day. Please label your dog food bags. Do not not feed peanut butter in the kennel due to allergies. We highly recommend feeding your dog before they arrive in am or pm as most dogs do not eat their first day of arrival. If your dog runs out of food we will notify you & we will provide Victor Premium All Life Stages food at $5 a day extra per dog.
Will NO LONGER ACCEPT BLANKETS OF ANY KINDS
We provide kurana beds in each suite & food bowls at no charge.
Please limit to 2 hard toys & remember to write your last name on all with a sharpie.
WE NO LONGER WILL ACCEPT DOGS PRONE TO SEIZURES OR NEEDING EXTENSIVE MEDICAL TREATMENT. WE RECOMMEND YOU KENNEL YOUR DOG WITH A VETERINARIAN
All medication provided for your dog MUST be in it’s original container/bottle and will ONLY be given as directed on the bottle. If directions have been altered, a letter from your veterinarian must accompany the medication. If you have more than 2 pills per feeding we recommend you pre-package your food with the pills by am & pm in individual baggies or in pill containers.