(All Dogs Must be Spayed and Neuter)
- Distemper: A viral disease causing fever, diarrhea, respiratory problems, and convulsions. Often fatal.
- Hepatitis: A viral disease that attacks the liver and other organs.
- Parainfluenza: A highly contagious, airborne virus. Causes a harsh, hacking cough (one form of "kennel cough"). Vaccine only partially protective.
- Parvovirus: Highly contagious. Causes severe bloody diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. Can be fatal.
- Rabies: A viral disease causing temperament changes, inability to swallow, and convulsions. Ultimately fatal. Affects almost all warm-blooded animals, including humans.
Following the recommendations of veterinary experts, Blue Ridge Dog Daycare requires the following vaccinations be current, prior to arrival, for all pets boarding, training, grooming, and visiting the facility. These requirements are for the health and safety of all our guests, and we require written documentation from your veterinarian.
All dogs over 6 months are required to be vaccinated with the minimum of:
We recommend dogs receive all their vaccinations, especially kennel cough at least 10 days prior to boarding.
DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus) - Annually or every three years.
Bordetella (Kennel Cough) - must be within past 12 months.
**Please note, some vets administer by request only**
Rabies - Annually or every three years, depending on the vaccine your veterinarian administered.
Puppies under 6 months must be current with their puppy shot series.
NON-PRESCRIPTION ORAL AND TOPICAL MEDICATIONS
Dosage and frequency and type of medication (pill, ointment, chew, and drops) must be clearly written for each boarding client.
PRESCRIPTION ORAL AND TOPICAL MEDICATIONS
Prescriptions must be in original packaging or container. Veterinarian's dosage and frequency instructions must be clearly written on the prescription packaging.
Blue Ridge Dog Daycare does not administer injection medications. If your boarding pet requires an injection, prior arrangements should be made for staff to take your pet to a local veterinarian to administer injections. Blue Ridge Dog Daycare recommends boarding seriously ill or injured pets at a veterinarian’s office, for the safety of the animal.