- Overnight Boarding
- Grooming Services
- 5 Exercise Yards
- 60 Spacious Dog Kennels
- 16 Extra Small
- 12 Small
- 4 Medium
- 24 Large
- 4 Large Suites (With outdoor access)
- 12 Capacity Cattery
- Climbing Gym
All dogs must be vaccinated with Rabies, DHAPPL, Bordetella and have proof of negative fecal exam performed in the last 6 months. Dogs needs Bordetella 2 weeks before their visit if they've never had it before. Cats must be fully vaccinated 14 days prior to stay with Rabies, FVRCP and a fecal exam. Owners must provide written proof of current health requirements from your veterinarian. Required for the initial enrollment of your pet.
All pets must be in good health and parasite free. All pets will receive an entry level physical exam upon arrival. Animals with fleas will be required to have a flea treatment bath, at the owner’s expense, prior to admission. Owners will also be asked to provide a current record of vaccinations. Signs of existing injury, lameness, or illness will be noted. Owners will certify that their dogs are in good health and have not been ill with a communicable condition in the last 30 days. Dogs that have been ill with a communicable condition in the last 30 days will require veterinarian certification of health prior to being admitted or re-admitted.
We offer the opportunity for your dog to participate in our doggie daycare in order to socialize and play with others while staying with us. The dog must be spayed or neutered if over 7 months old and must not exhibit aggression toward dogs, toys, food, or people. The dogs will be matched up with a compatible group selected according to age, energy level and size.
Your pet will go outside in our fenced 6 ft high yard with a staff member to relieve themselves, play ball and receive individual attention on their own away from the other guests. Animals that are intact, or are not compatible with other dogs will automatically fall into this category. Families of Dogs (from the same household) are allowed to go out together in this fashion as well.
If you elect to group or community play, your dog’s behavior will be assessed by our staff in order to maintain a safe group of community play. For Doggie Daycare, we will test your animal to ensure that he is non aggressive towards other dogs, toys, people, or food. We want to provide an enriching experience for all involved to safely play and exercise together in this program.
Animal Management and Behavior
We do our best to make sure that your pet is comfortable and their needs are met in an appropriate manner. We enjoy playing and spending time with and caring for your animals. We do handle our animal guests with the utmost respect, creativity, and understanding of their unique personalities. However, if your dog shows aggression or is otherwise confrontational to a degree with behavior that is unsafe to handle with normal procedure toward our staff members or volunteers, we reserve the right to use appropriate restraint with muzzles, humane non electronic training collars (gentle leaders), or refuse services to that animal.
Veterinary and Emergency Care
If the pet becomes ill, or the state of the animal’s health requires professional attention, we reserve the right to engage the services of a veterinarian, give medications if ordered, or give other requisite attention to your pet and the expenses thereof shall be paid by the owner in full. This will include a $10 Vet transportation charge.
- Vet Care
Fort Stewart has its very own Vetinary Treatment Facility staffed by Army Vetinary Corps personnel. The facilty treats all types of routine care services to all government owned animals. On post residents are required to register their pets at the VTF upon arrival. All required vaccininations for boarding are avalible at this facility.Here's the link to on post Vet Services.
Our boarders can stay as long as 90 days.
Personal Belongings that make your pet feel comfortable such as toys and small blankets are welcomed. Items must be clean upon entry, washable and with names attached to them. Fort Stewart Pet Boarding is not responsible for lost or damaged items. Items that are inappropriately chewed or broken will be removed immediately to prevent ingestion.
You are encouraged to bring your own food for your dogs to prevent a change in diet. Please provide the portion amount for 2 meals per day for the duration of your pet’s stay. All food must be in re- sealable containers that are labeled your name, dogs name and portion amount per meal. We do not charge extra for food handling.
Our staff is capable to administer most oral medicines and ear and eye medications. All medication and supplies provided must be clearly marked in name, dosage, frequency and quantity for each medication. Anything beyond twice a day dosing may incur a $15.00 medical handling fee.
Boarding Drop Off/Pick Up
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m
Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon and 4 - 6 p.m.
Sunday & Holidays: 4 - 6 p.m.
- Doggie Daycare
Fort Stewart Pet Boarding Facility offers Doggie Daycare during the weekdays. We provide your pets with socialization, exercise and daytime care and play. This program is essential to our Single Soldiers and professional Military spouses who need care for their animal during the day. We also provide a moderated professional setting where dogs can build social skills and have an off leash outlet to play safely.
Drop Off & Pick Up Times
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. (except Federal Holidays)
Staff opens at 0600 for drop-off.
Saturday by special appointments only.
No doggie daycare on Holidays and Training Holidays.
All pets must have a complete and current application on file. All animals must be over 4 months old. All dogs over 7 months old must be spayed or neutered to participate in community play.
Pet Price Canine $18/ day Feline $12.50/ day
There is a half day charge of $8 when picking up on Sunday.
- $5 Dismissal Bath (Shampoo and blow dry)
- $35 Full Service Bath (Shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, ear cleaning and nail trim)
- $40 Oatmeal Bath (Sensitive skin, Blow dry, nail and ear cleaning)
- $35 Flea Bath (Flea shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, nail trim, and ear cleaning)
- $40 Shedding Treatment (Undercoat brush out, shedding shampoo, shedding conditioner,Blow dry, nail trim and ear cleaning)
- $15 Anal Glands Extraction
We bring out wading pools and play in the water with the dogs. They keep cool and relax or splash and play with floatable toys. We also play with the hose and sprinklers as well. This is only available in warm weather.
- Fostering Pets
Deployment for Soldiers with Pets can sometimes be challenging. We know that your pet is your family member and relies on you for their care and needs. It is important that along with your other steps in deployment readiness, you consider and execute an Animal Care Plan for your pets. They need to be in a safe, responsible home environment for the duration of your time overseas. For the welfare of the animals, long term boarding is not a good option for animals. Fort Stewart Pet Boarding Facility will only board pets up to 90 days. However, we recommend Soldiers to contact one of the following organizations if a foster family is needed. Many are free services and provide information and tips on how to make this process easier. Families that are not deploying but interested in helping their fellow Soldiers can sign up in these organizations as a foster family as well.
Pet Foster Plan Tips & Recommendations
Spay or neuter your animal.
- This alleviates issues with unwanted breeding and socializing problems within the caretaker’s home.
Health requirements and History:
- Make sure your pet is current on all vaccines needed.
- Provide the caretaker with the current records.
- Provide a complete health history and current medications, allergies, heartworm and flea prevention information.
- Provide your veterinarian’s contact information.
- Contact your vet to inform them and sign any releases for your caretaker to obtain medical decisions for the welfare of your pet.
- Provide a detailed history about your pet’s temperament, social skills, training, habits, fears, and particular needs.
- Tag and microchip your pet. Be sure to have all rabies, pet license, and identification tags on the animal to include the caretaker’s contact information.
Written Financial and Care taking Agreement
Sign with your caretaker a formal written agreement covering issues such as:
- Monetary payment of routine expenses (food, grooming , toys, supplies, and maintenance vet care)
- Return of ownership after estimated period of time
- Emergency medical bills and level of pursuit of treatment/euthanasia
- Any injuries occurring to the pet or death while in foster care.
- Contingency plans if Owner or Caretaker can no longer care for the pet, Communication plan, photos, correspondence
- Dogs on Deployment
Dogs on Deployment is a non-profit organization designed as a central network for military members to find care takers willing to board their pets while they are deployed. For more information on how to find someone to care for your pets visit https://www.dogsondeployment.org/search
- Customer Reviews
"Absolutely wonderful! Many Thanks!"
"The staff is awesome!! Thank you so much Sara for all the great photos and videos of my big girl Melanie. She has opened up so much since she have been going to Fort Stewart Pet Boarding. Also, I feel so at ease to know Jessica, Mrs. Dee, Joanna, Jess, Sara and the other staff truly care about what they do everyday. Thank you ladies for caring about what you do and taking pride in your work! Ten gold stars!"
"Sara was really great and so was the rest of the staff!"
"You guys always take care great care of our dog, Thank you!"
All the staff members at Stewart's Pet Boarding facility are honored to serve our Soldiers and they are committed to caring for their Families and their four legged friends with the utmost care and respect! We strive to make each and every stay a pleasant, non-stressful occasion and cater to individual needs of each animal. This facility is open to Active Duty, Retirees and Army Civilians and Contractors.