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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, we require the following:

  • Dogs must be current on vaccinations – Rabies, Distemper & Bordetella.
  • All vaccinations must be obtained one day prior to coming in to 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 over 6 months of age must be spayed or neutered.
  • 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 at least one mid-day or full day daycare session prior to boarding, dogs with severe separation anxiety may be required to do more than one.
  • Must bring own food.
  • Multiple dogs staying in same cottage must be from the same family and compatible.
  • Deposits are required to hold reservations for Holidays and May – August boarding (you may get a confirmation of your dates but until you make a deposit your room is not held and may be given up to another customer) We require a deposit at least 1 month in advance.
  • Deposits will be refunded if reservation is cancelled prior to 72 hours in advance from the day of boarding.

New Customers

New clients must pass a temperament test prior to daycare or boarding. In order to schedule a temp test, you must fill out our questionnaire, sign the owner agreement and send required vaccinations. Please download the files, fill out your information and send to

Once we receive the required paperwork, we will call to schedule the temp test. There is a $20.00 fee for test.