Boarding

Animal Care Center consist of 3 full service veterinary hospitals and boarding facilities that have been serving the Fairfield, Forest Park, and Blue Ash communities for over 40 years.

Cincinnati Pet Boarding

Comprehensive & Compassionate Boarding Services

At Animal Care Center, we understand how difficult it can be to choose a boarding service for your pet. Naturally, you want to be certain that your pet is receiving the best care possible when you are separated for days (or weeks!) at a time.

Our staff members treat your pet with the utmost kindness, respect, and care. We not only ensure that your pets are safe, comfortable, and well-fed, but we also do our best to make sure your dog or cat feels pampered and happy.

Because we have over 40 years of experience in the pet boarding industry, you can rest assured that your companions are enjoying great care from seasoned, experienced professionals.

To learn more, or to schedule pet boarding services with Animal Care Center, call us at or send us a message online today.

The Benefits of Boarding with Animal Care Center

With offices in Fairfield, Forest Park, and Blue Ash, we can board pets from all over the Greater Cincinnati Area. Choose the location most convenient for you and take solace knowing that your pets are just a short trip away from home, wherever home may be.

Some of the benefits of boarding your pet with Animal Care Center include:

  • We have more than 40 years of experience providing pet boarding services in Cincinnati
  • We prioritize the safety, comfort, and security of your pet
  • We strive to make all our clients feel comfortable and welcome
  • Our spacious, state-of-the-art facility is climate-controlled and fully stocked with everything your pet may need during their stay
  • Our competent staff has extensive experience and provides compassionate, individualized care for each pet who stays with us
  • We make sure that our boarding services are affordable and accessible to the people and pets of Cincinnati

Our team of reliable veterinarians and kennel techs treat each of our guests with the dignity and care that we would extend to our own families. We understand that your pets may be nervous or anxious due to being separated from you and we make sure to take that into consideration when providing care and attention. Our ability to help dogs and cats through this difficult time is a point of pride for our team.

If you would like to look at our facilities prior to booking, feel free to visit any of our facilities and take a tour of our boarding rooms and kennels.

Types of Boarding Services We Offer

At Animal Care Center, we offer short- and long-term boarding for your pet. You can relax and enjoy your time away knowing that your feline friend or canine companion is in good hands.

Our Cincinnati pet boarding services include:

We board dogs and cats of all breeds and sizes. Further, we have the capacity to care for animals with unique needs. Our affiliation with our veterinary practices gives you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your pet will be supervised by a team of exemplary and experienced pet boarders and have access to 15 veterinarians and more than 100 technicians.

Making Your Reservation

We look forward to hosting your pet while you are away! To begin, simply give us a call or book a reservation through our website. We do not have a cancellation fee or penalty, but we do ask that you notify our staff if you need to cancel.

Keeping the pets of our community safe and healthy is our top priority, which is why we ask our clients for proof of certain vaccinations. We require distemper, rabies, influenza, and Bordetella for dogs, and distemper, leukemia, rabies, and Bordetella for cats​. If you are unable to provide documentation, we can provide any necessary vaccinations.

Our Payment Policy

​We request that payment is rendered at the time of pick-up. We accept cash, check, Care Credit, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

Call or book an appointment online for quality pet boarding in Cincinnati with Animal Care Center.

  • Support to our local schools districts by providing free veterinary care for therapy dogs.

  • Support to our local police and fire departments by providing free veterinary care to their working dogs.

  • Paws in the Park and community outreach programs.

  • Daily support to our local SPCAs through discounted and, often times, free veterinary care.

  • Daily support to local rescue and non-profit organizations bringing deeply discounted veterinary care to pets that would otherwise not receive any.

"A special thank you goes out to DVM Mel Kattelman and the Animal Care Center at Reed Hartman for the ongoing veterinarian services provided without charge for our Montgomery Officer Ricky. Thank you!"

Our Reviews

We Treat Your Pets Like Our Family
  • “Excellent Doctors, Staff, facility, and quality of care for our pets!  We are so appreciative of everyone at the Animal Care Center!!!”

    - Brett L.
  • “Wonderful place to care for your pets. Best I’ve had in a long time. Everyone from techs to vets are very caring & accommodating.”

    - Sue P.
  • “As always you all are very helpful, friendly and through. I have a lot of trust in all the doctors and staff.”

    - Arli H.