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Requirements

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 fido@5thavenuefido.com. 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.