Pet Boarding FAQs

As much as you love your furry friend, it’s not always possible to take him with you when you travel. Boarding and medical boarding for your pet at Summit Dog & Cat Hospital during your absence is your next best option. For your convenience, we serve residents in Summit, NJ, and the surrounding areas with pet boarding services you can trust. Following are the answers to several questions we frequently receive regarding pet boarding.

Pet Boarding FAQs

Will My Pet Be Safe?

Safety is of utmost importance when choosing a boarding facility for your kit or pup. We adhere to top safety standards for all our pet guests. Whether your pet is staying for a few days or a few weeks, you can have full confidence that he will be safe from accidents, theft, or the risk of escaping.

What are the Accommodations Like and what time can I drop off and pick up?

You’ll find the accommodations at our animal hospital comfortable, clean, and sanitary, making it the perfect home away from home for your pet during your absence. We offer a variety of accommodations to suit your pet’s physical and emotional needs.

Our accommodations offer amenities such as spacious quarters, air conditioning, room service, therapeutic beds, music, and natural sunlight to help your pet feel comfortable and happy while you’re gone. We also schedule regular outdoor time for exercise and play for your pup or indoor playtime for your kit within a supervised, entertaining, environment. We also offer medical boarding services. We have a veterinarian technician that lives on site. 

Your pet can be dropped off Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. Saturday you can drop off and pick up between 8am and 1pm. We are closed on Sunday. We do not offer drop off or pick up on Sunday's. 

What Diet and Personal Care Services do You Offer?

We make every effort to adhere to your pet’s normal feeding schedule and meet his dietary needs during his stay. We encourage you to bring your pet’s food and water dishes, blanket, or special toys to help him adjust to his new environment. If your pet is on medications, our staff will make sure he gets the medications he needs on time to avoid health problems.

Do You Offer Emergency Care?

As a full-service animal hospital, we maintain the services of an experienced veterinarian and veterinary staff to handle emergencies that may arise with your pet during his stay. You can have peace of mind that your pet will receive excellent medical care.

What are Your Vaccination Requirements?

We require that pets be at least four months of age before entering our facility and that they have their vaccinations up to date. For dogs, required vaccinations include Rabies, Parvo, and Bordetella. Cats are required to have rabies and FvRCP vaccines. Vaccinations help protect the health and welfare of all pet guests and avoid the spread of sickness and disease.

Schedule an Appointment at Our Pet Boarding Facility in Summit, NJ

Call Summit Dog & Cat Hospital today at (908) 273-2200 for more information or to schedule your pet’s stay.



Summit Dog & Cat Hospital


16 Morris Tpke,
Summit, NJ 07901

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


8:00 am - 2:00 pm