Boarding

bird boarding

Birds and Exotics Animal Care offers avian and exotic animal boarding in a facility specially designed for them. Boarders receive regular feedings with their normal diet as well as fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy treats as appropriate and daily bathing or soaking as appropriate. Our boarding facility has been designed for birds and exotics including stainless steel cages and runs on a separate air system with specialized filters.

BIRD BOARDING

Cost:
$20/night. 2nd large bird or up to 5 small birds may share a cage for an additional $10/night per bird. If the birds are not getting along, they will be separated and boarding charged at the normal non-discounted rate.

Domestic Poultry (duck, chicken, peacock, etc): $30/night. A 2nd bird may share the same cage for an additional $15/night. If the birds are not getting along, they will be separated and boarding charged at the normal non-discounted rate.

Requirements:

In order for your bird to board with us, we require an annual exam within the last year with a clean bill of health. An annual exam includes a complete blood count and blood chemistry panel. Your bird must have negative Avian Chlamydophila (“parrot fever”) tests (DNA and Antibody) and must have been vaccinated against Avian Polyomavirus (as needed based on age and species). If your bird’s examination was done by a different veterinarian, it needs to have been within the last six months and your bird’s complete record needs to be sent to our facility several days before boarding so we can evaluate the record to ensure all testing was done to our standards.
Click here to read the CDC’s stance on Avian Chlamydophila screening.

All avian boarders (with few exceptions including canaries and finches) must have their wings trimmed for their safety and the safety of others.

Birds who are normally flighted will receive the minimum necessary wing trim, which should grow out at the next molt. Birds must have a toy; toys are available for purchase or a clean toy may be brought from home. Any toys or snugglies must be freshly washed or new in package.

Services:

Twice daily feedings including their normal diet and fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and healthy treats as appropriate. Daily cleanings. Daily bathing. Daily “playtime” out of kennel at the bird’s discretion.

exotic pet boarding

EXOTIC BOARDING

Cost:
$20/night. Up to 3 may share accomodations for an additional $10/night. If your pets are not getting along, they will be separated and boarding charged at the normal non-discounted rate.
Certain exotics (kinkajous, large tortoises, etc.) requiring more involved care are $30/night.

Requirements:

In order for your pet to board with us we require an exam within the last year with a clean bill of health. A fecal test with no parasites seen is also required. Your pet can have no changes in health since the last examination. If your pet’s examination was done by a different veterinarian, it needs to have been within the last six months and your pet’s complete record needs to be sent to our facility several days before boarding so we can evaluate the record to ensure all testing was done to our standards.

Other Services:

Specialized daily care and diet according to species.

Optional Services Available While Boarding (not included in boarding fee):

Grooming, Dietary Conversion, Exam/Bloodwork, Microchipping, Medication Administration, Wound Care.

Additional Information:

Half of the total fees are due on the day of drop-off, the balance is due on the day of pick-up. Drop-off and pick-up must take place during normal business hours. A signed boarding release allowing emergency care must be on file. In the event of severe weather evacuation, the owner or emergency contact must pick up the boarder.