Learn More About Boarding at Our Hickory Pet Inn!

Do I need an appointment to drop off/pick up my pet for boarding?

Yes, please call in advance to reserve space for your pet to board. You are able to drop off or pick up anytime during our regular business hours. Boarding pick ups after 12pm will incur a half day charge.

How can I reserve space for my pet to board?

Yes! Just give us a call 610-825-8895 and our staff will be able to help!

Can I drop off or pick up my pet on a holiday?

Our staff is here caring for your pets on major holidays, however we are not open to the public.

(New Years Day, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day)

What vaccines must my pet be up to date on?

Dogs must be vaccinated for: Rabies, Distemper, Parvovirus, Bordetella and Canine Influenza.

Cats must be vaccinated for: Rabies and FVRCP.

You must provide proof that your pet is up to date on these vaccines.

Do I need to bring my pets bed, toys or food?

We provide your pet with bedding, toys and use Science Diet food in house. You can certainly bring your own food or a toy or blanket, but we cannot guarantee your toys or blanket will not get mixed into our laundry or damaged.

Where will my pet sleep?

All dogs will stay in a generously sized, climate-controlled kennel run with a raised bed, blankets or a dog bed. Cats are housed in our cattery away from canine guests. Cat condos have window views and are climate controlled.

What if my pet needs medication?

No problem! We can administer medications at no extra charge. Pets on heart medications, like saving medications or controlled substances will be referred to board at our Hickory Veterinary Hospital.

Will my pet come in contact with any other animals?

All pets are housed in their own space. They will not interact with other animals but may be able to see the other animals in passing.

Three Generations of Helping and Healing

Hickory Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1956 as a team of professionals committed to excellence in animal care. Our continued goal is to deliver the highest quality of veterinary medicine to our patients.