Boarding Policy 2020 (Step 1) MUST BE ON FILE

  • Thank you for giving us the opportunity to help care for your pet while your away. Please read and initial indicated fields.

    This ONLY needs to be filled out ONCE A YEAR
  • Please read and initial all questions below

  • All pet(s) must be healthy, and current on all vaccinations. Vaccines must be administered by a Veterinarian. You will be required to bring a copy of your pet(s) updated vaccination records from your vet before you start daycare or board with us to ensure your pet(s) safety as well as that of our other guests. These requirements also include the Bordetella vaccine for dogs, and an Intestinal Parasite Screen with negative results that has been done in the past year for all pet(s).

  • Dogs/cats with fleas or ticks will be treated at the owner’s expense.

  • Boarding fees are based on per night, and additional fees will be assessed for administration of medications. The boarding check- in/out hours are Mon-Fri. 8:00a-9:30a to 3:30p - 5:00p and Saturdays 8:00a-1:00p. *We are closed on Sundays and therefore do not have boarding check-ins/outs.*

  • The brand of dog food we use is Purina EN (Gastrointestinal Chicken/Rice). Although Purina EN decreases the risk of gastrointestinal issues; changing dog food may cause upset stomach and/or diarrhea. If your pet is on a special diet, please bring their food with them with a sufficient quantity for the duration of their stay. In the Cattery we use Pro Plan Salmon and Rice.

  • Owners are welcome to bring their own blankets, beds or toys; however we cannot guarantee that these items will be returned in the same condition or at all.

  • For safety and liability reasons, we do not board pet(s) that are coughing or any other contagious diseases. While not required to board at BVH, H3N2/H3N8 Flu Combo vaccine is recommended by our doctors. If you choose to approved your pet(s) getting the Flu Combo vaccine, it will be administered the day of arrival. If first time or more than 13 months since last vaccination your pet(s) will need a second booster Flu Comb vaccine in 4 weeks to be properly vaccinated. If you decline vaccine, you assume all risks of exposure and will not hold BVH liable. A current doctors exam (within the past 12 months) must be on record before any vaccines can be administered.

  • For safety and liability concerns, we will not board pets, who may be to aggressive for our staff to handle safely.

  • If a pet(s) becomes ill or otherwise requires medical attention, a Veterinarian will contact you or your emergency contact by the numbers provided on the boarding form. If we are unable to reach you, we will treat your pet(s) accordingly, and you will be responsible for all charges.

  • If there is a life threatening situation, and we are unable to reach you or your emergency contact, then the attending Veterinarian will make the necessary decision(s) based on what is best for your pet(s). This may include being transferred to an Emergency/Specialty Hospital or unfortunately, euthanasia. You will be responsible for all charges incurred at the referral hospital.

  • Owner is aware that by leaving pet(s) at Buttercup Veterinary Hospital, or any other pet facility, the pet(s) is at risk of being exposed to contagious diseases. Buttercup Veterinary Hospital maintains a high standard of cleanliness and safety for your pet(s), and does everything possible to minimize risk.

  • I agree to release, indemnify, and agree to Buttercup Veterinary Hospital harmless from any and all manner of damages, claims, loss, liabilities, costs or expenses, causes of actions or suits, whatsoever in law or equity, (including, without limitation, attorney’s fees and related costs) arising out of or related to the services provided by Buttercup Veterinary Hospital. Owner also authorizes the release of said pet’s medical records from pet’s veterinarian. By signing this contract and leaving pet with Buttercup Veterinary Hospital, owner certifies to the accuracy of all information given about the pet. Furthermore, owner has read and understands all procedures and policies included herein.