Boarding & Grooming

Medical Grooming and Boarding

In addition to our quality veterinary services, Fort Hunt Animal Hospital also provides excellent boarding services for your pets and medical grooming and bathing. 

To expedite the check-in process, we ask you to complete our boarding agreement, and boarding services, or day boarding paperwork prior to dropping off your pet.

Advantages of boarding your pets with us include:

  • Access to medical care
  • Comfortable accommodations
  • Playtime – and the option to purchase additional time
  • Quality food
  • Medications given by trained staff

Rest assured that your pet is in excellent hands with our boarding  staff. If you have any questions, please call (703) 360-6100.

Boarding Services

  • No penalty for boarding cancellations 72 hours or more before scheduled drop-off
  • $85 charge per pet for cancellations of less than 72 hours
  • Optional play time with kennel staff for boarders
    • Once or twice daily, $5.50 for 10 minutes for Cats
    • Once daily, $15 for 15 minutes, (+$7.50 for an additional dog) for Dogs.
  • Boarding rates of $30 to $50 per day (not per night)
    • Depending on pet’s type and weight
    • Additional charges may apply for special care boarding
    • Extra walks, medication administration, and requested services
  • Cat condos
    • Standard double condo (18 cubic feet) 
    • Deluxe quad condo boarding (36 cubic feet)  
    • Traditional stainless steel cages
  • Per AAHA regulations, medications to be administered must come in the container with prescription label affixed

Required Vaccines for Boarded Pets

You may provide proof of vaccines and tests prior to or at the time of drop-off. If your pet doesn’t meet these requirements, we’ll do what we can to accommodate you and your animal. Whenever possible, our veterinarians recommend that pets be vaccinated at least two weeks prior to drop-off because most vaccines aren’t fully in effect until 14 to 28 days after the pet receives the vaccine.

  • Dogs:
    • Rabies (one to three years)
    • Distemper (one to three years)
    • Bordetella (6 months)
    • Bivalent Canine Flu (Enforced starting Oct 1, 2018)
  • Cats:
    • Rabies (one to three years)
    • Distemper (one to three years)

ALL PETS must have a current annual fecal exam on record as well.

Grooming for a Variety of Pets

We at Fort Hunt Animal Hospital take pride in helping pets look and feel their best. Our safe and convenient services are available for pets of all shapes and sizes. Please note: we do not employ professional grooming staff, and limit our cuts to medically necessary shave downs for both dogs and cats. We do not perform breed specific haircuts or "puppy cuts"

Grooming services include:

  • Nail trimming and dremeling
  • Wing and nail trimming for birds 
  • Nail trimming for small mammals, such as rabbits and guinea pigs
  • Anal sac expression
  • Ear cleaning and plucking
  • Bathing (including medicated baths and shampoos for sensitive skin)
  • Brush-outs to remove excess fur
  • Removal of matted fur
  • Sedated shave downs for fractious animals when medically appropriate or required


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

* Due to COVID-19, please call to confirm hours.

Monday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Appointments beginning at 8:30am

Tuesday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Appointments beginning at 8:30am

Wednesday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Appointments beginning at 8:30am

Thursday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Appointments beginning at 8:30am

Friday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Appointments beginning at 8:30am

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

* Due to COVID-19, please call to confirm hours.

Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Appointments beginning at 8:30am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Appointments beginning at 8:30am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Appointments beginning at 8:30am
Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Appointments beginning at 8:30am
Friday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Appointments beginning at 8:30am
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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