Commonly asked questions....
Does my pet have to be on a leash or in a carrier?
For your pet's safety, please have your pet on a leash or in a
pet carrier when entering or leaving the Lodge. Some days
are very busy and we would not want any one to be
accidentally injured or frightened.
When can my pet arrive for boarding and/or when can I
Pets may schedule their check-in any time prior to 3:30PM
during week-days and 11:00AM on Saturdays. Charges at
our normal daily rate will begin on the day of arrival at
whatever time you find convenient to drop your pet(s) off.
Check out time is between 8:00AM and 12:00PM. If pets are
picked up prior to checkout time, there is no charge for that
day. If you pick up your pet after 12:00 PM, you will be
charged for an additional half day of boarding. Please
understand that there will be NO ADMISSIONS OR
DEPARTURES outside of our normal business hours.
What if I need to cancel my reservation or change my
Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to make
any adjustments to your reservation. In order to better serve
all our clients, we ask that you give as much notice as
possible if you need to change your reservation. We require
a minimum of 3 business days notice for cancellations or
changes in arrival or departure dates. Cancellations or
changes made without this notice will be billed for the full
amount of days reserved at the time the appointment was
What vaccinations do you require my pet to have?
For the well being of your pet as well as all other guests at
For Fours Acres Lodge, we require proof of vaccinations,
including a Rabies Certificate, prior to entering the boarding
areas. Vaccination records may be furnished by you when
you arrive, sent by mail, or hand delivered at a convenient
time for you. Please understand that if you should arrive
without proof of vaccinations, your pet will not be allowed to
check in. If you are not bringing the records with you, and
you have not previously provided this information, we
recommend you call ahead to ensure we have received them.
Dogs: Canine DHPP, Rabies, and Bordetella
Cats: Feline FVRCP and Rabies
What forms of payment do you accept?
Payment is considered due when you pick up your pet. If
someone else picks up your pet for you, they should have the
means by which to settle your account. For your
convenience, we gladly accept the following types of
Payment: Cash, Personal Check, Traveler's Check, or
Cashier's Check. Holiday reservations require a 3-day
non-refundable deposit. Extended stays (over 14 days) will
require a two week deposit followed by bi-monthly payments.
What extra activities are available for boarders?
For Fours Acres Lodges offers additional exercise and
playtime activities for guests to enjoy in while staying at the
Lodge. These activities are in addition to and not in
replacement of the daily attention and care that all our guests
receive. All activities are provided as another way to increase
your pet’s enjoyment while here. All outdoor activities are
performed Weather Permitting. If for any reason your pet is
not able to receive a scheduled activity, charges for that
session will not be added to your final bill. Pets that show any
aggression are not eligible for these activities. Some activities
may be suspended on Holidays.
Can I bring my pet's food from home?
Yes, you certainly can. Please provide individual servings for
each meal and label each container. If you are serving "fresh"
(home cooked or a mixture of kibble and home cooked)
meals, please freeze as necessary to ensure freshness.
For Fours Acres Lodge
Accommodations and Grooming for Pets