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Up-to-date vaccinations are required at 5th Avenue Fido.

Our Policy

In order to make your dog’s stay with us safe and pleasant, our policy requires the following:

  • Dogs must be current on vaccinations – Rabies, Distemper & Bordetella.
  • All vaccinations must be obtained one day prior to coming into board or to do daycare, we do not accept dogs on the same day as their vaccinations.
  • If your dog has never had the Bordetella vaccination or it has been expired for more than 30 days, there is a 7-day waiting period after the vaccination is given.
  • Dogs must be spayed/neutered by 7 months of age.
  • Dogs must complete and pass a temperament test.
  • Dogs must be in good health and free of parasites.
  • A questionnaire and agreement must be completed by owner.
  • Dogs must do some daycare sessions before boarding. The amount of daycare will be determined by management.
  • Must bring own food.
  • Multiple dogs staying in same cottage must be from the same family and compatible.
  • We will not accept any dogs under the age of 16 weeks.

New Customers

New clients must pass a temperament test before daycare or boarding. To schedule a temp test, you must fill out our questionnaire, sign the owner agreement and send the required vaccinations. We will NOT schedule a temperament test until ALL required paperwork is received. Please download the files, fill out your information, and send them to Your veterinarian can send the vaccines to our email or to our fax which is 724-704-0190.

Once we receive the required paperwork, we will call you to schedule the temp test. There is a $24.00 fee for test. Temperament tests are done Tuesday through Friday.