PLEASE NOTE: Have you already contacted our office to schedule your pet's boarding reservation? If not, please contact 817-735-8700 opt #2 prior to completing this boarding contract. Pet(s) * Client Name *
First Last Drop Off Date *
Drop Off Time * Room reserved * Exotic Room Holding Kennel Kitty Kondo Cozy Comfy Roomy Cottage Cottage with a view Medical Boarding Pick Up Date *
Pick Up Time * Person picking up * Type of flea prevention last applied * Multi Advantage Advantage Advantix Comfortis Seresto collar Frontline Revolution Trifexis Nexguard Bravecto Other None What date did you last apply your pet's flea prevention? *
Flea Prevention We require that all guests are CURRENT on their flea prevention and can only accept flea prevention brands APPROVED by our veterinarian. If you selected 'none,' or 'other' or it is determined that your pet is not current on his/her flea prevention, The Retreat staff will require your pet to have current prevention applied upon arrival. Parasite control We require that your pet has received a fecal analysis (centrifuged with giardia testing) within the past 6 months to ensure that he/she is free of internal parasites which could be potentially contagious to other guests and staff. THIS POLICY APPLIES TO ALL BOARDING GUESTS AND PLAY CARE GUESTS. If a fecal test determines that your pet is positive for intestinal parasites one of our doctors can prescribe either a dewormer or antibiotic for treatment. Any dog exhibiting signs of GI disease must be immediately removed from playcare and cannot resume playcare until symptoms have been treated/resolved, whether medically or on their own. In order to help accommodate boarding needs for your pet, we will allow for guests that are NON-ELIGIBLE for Playcare (within the guidelines of this giardia policy) to board in our Retreat Rooms only, they will however not be allowed to participate in Playcare during their boarding stay and will be walked in designated relief rooms to allow for proper isolation of parasite. Feeding Feeding * I will bring my pet's own diet/food I will not bring my pet's diet/food. Please feed my pet your kennel diet. My pet is on a prescription diet. Please open a new bag of his/her prescribed food at cost to me. How much and how often do you feed your pet? * Medications/Heartworm prev. If you have not applied heartworm prevention this month, we are happy to provide it at a small charge. We can also administer any oral or injectable medications you bring with your pet for an additional cost. You may list these on the boarding menu on the next page. Is your pet on any medications? All medications must be brought in original RX containers with original labels. * Please list the belongings you will be bringing with your pet * Belongings You are welcome to bring a maximum of three items that will be in your pet’s room with him/her. This includes items such as blankets, beds, and toys (please, no rawhide unless it is either granulated or compressed due to choking hazards.) If you bring MORE than three items (not including food &/or medications) our staff will ask for you to choose only 3 items to leave with your pet during check-in.
We do ask that you bring your pet’s medications, if any as well as their own food if you do not wish to use ours. We have the ability to provide raised bedding and bowls. If you do bring extra items (blankets, toys, bones, bowls) be aware that they may get set aside for safety or sanitation purposes. We cannot guarantee that all of these items will be returned in the same condition which they were left in. Please Initial * Please list any special instructions or requests you may have about your pet. * We offer the following additional services for our boarding guests. These services are based on availability and must be arranged with our Retreat staff in order to guarantee your pet's participation. *
Please review below policies, provide emergency contact info, and sign/date below to complete boarding contract
Vaccinations All pets must be up to date on the following vaccines unless specified otherwise by a doctor. Canine vaccines include annual Rabies, DA2PP and Influenza, and Bordetella every 6 months. Feline vaccines include annual Rabies, FDRCP (and Feline Leukemia is strongly recommended). Drop-Off Protocol The day of drop off we know our clients can be in a time crunch, that is why we now have our boarding contract online at cowtownvet.com. Our preferred drop off times for boarding are from 7am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday and 8am-11am on Saturday. We do not offer Sunday drop off at this time Pick-Up Protocol We know you are anxious to get your baby home, but we have a few requests. Our preferred pickup times are from 8am-6pm Monday-Friday and 9am-12pm on Saturday. We also offer pick-ups on Sunday. Sunday pick-ups must be arranged with Retreat staff and a small convenience fee will apply. Please Initial * Illness while boarding Please be informed that it is not uncommon for pets to not eat or have diarrhea while boarding. We keep a clean, calm, routine based kennel but pets can become stressed or overexcited easily in unfamiliar settings. Your pet's health and safety is very important to us. We will inform you of any issues your pet may have while boarding and ethically, we are required to treat them accordingly. While my pet(s) is/are in the care and custody of The Retreat, if I am unreachable in the event of an illness, I hereby authorize The Retreat at Arlington Heights Animal Hospital to have my pet examined with an Arlington Heights Animal Hospital doctor and be medically treated. I understand that all costs in connection with, veterinary, medical or other treatment shall be my responsibility but will be treated within reasonable ethical cost. Please Initial * EMERGENCIES: If an emergency should arise while your pet is being boarded we will contact you immediately. In the event we are unable to contact you, necessary healthcare will be provided at a cost to the owner. In life threatening situations the doctors will provide any necessary treatments in order to save the pets life. We will always contact you regarding your pets health, however In the event of a life-threatening emergency, there is not always time. If you do not wish for your pet to be treated in case of such an emergency please choose the option below. Emergency Treatment * Explanation
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I have read and understand this boarding contract and agree to all of the terms and conditions. I also agree to pay for all services rendered upon the release of my animal. Client Signature * Date * Office use only Contract prepared by: Vaccination Status Time Name
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