Canine 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.

Dog Boarding Services in Cincinnati

Why Board Your Dog with Us?

​One of the advantages of boarding your pet at a facility such as the Animal Care Center is that veterinary attention is readily available, should the need arise. We have veterinarians on staff 6 days a week and on call for emergencies at any time.

We provide large, climate-controlled facilities to keep your pet comfortable. You’ll also have the security of knowing that your pet is staying at a recognized facility for outstanding care and service. We will make sure every aspect of your pet's stay exceeds your expectations!

Services Included with Dog Boarding

All rooms include maid service, breakfast and dinner, and two daily walks. Guests staying in the VIP Suite will receive an additional walk, a personal doggie bed, television, and view of our koi pond and waterfall!

Vaccination Policy

Animal Care Center’s vaccination policy is designed to allow your pet to board in the safest and healthiest environment possible. Proof of annual vaccinations must be provided before your pet is left in our care. If your pet does not receive his/her vaccines at this facility you must show documentation that verifies current vaccinations. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccinations, we will administer the required vaccinations at owner’s expense.

Vaccinations we require are:

  • Distemper
  • Rabies
  • Influenza
  • Bordetella

Our Boarding Options

Lofts >> $30.50/night​ (Reed Hartman location only)

  • 3' x 8' square foot run.
  • Supervised boarding in a very spacious, clean run.
  • Raised "Coolaroo" beds available for every pet! This makes their stay a little more like home. (additional charges may apply based on location).
  • Twice daily feeding (we feed the highest quality food).
  • Two playtimes per day! Time for our guests to stretch their legs and play.

Single Room >> $32.50/night​

  • 3' x 10' square foot run.
  • Supervised boarding in a very spacious, clean run.
  • Raised "Coolaroo" beds available for every pet! This makes their stay a little more like home (additional charges may apply based on location).
  • Twice daily feeding (we feed the highest quality food).
  • Two playtimes per day! Time for our guests to stretch their legs and play.

Double Room>> $42.50/night​

  • 6' x 10' square foot run.
  • Supervised boarding in a very spacious, clean run.
  • Raised "Coolaroo" beds available for every pet! This makes their stay a little more like home (additional charges may apply based on location).
  • Twice daily feeding (we feed the highest quality food).
  • Two playtimes per day! Time for our guests to stretch their legs and play.

Assisted Care Rooms>> $34.50/night

  • Available at Forest Park and Blue Ash.
  • 3' x 6' square foot run.
  • Includes maid service, breakfast and dinner, and two daily walks.
  • This area has been set aside to offer a comfortable, quiet place to relax.
  • Designed for our senior and first-time guests.

VIP Suites>> $51/night​

  • 4' x 8' square foot run.
  • Bed, TV, and ceiling fans!
  • Supervised boarding in a comfortable, clean, VIP suite overlooking our pond with waterfall!
  • Comfortable, clean bed.
  • Twice daily feeding.
  • Two daily supervised playtimes and one additional walk per day.

If you have multiple dogs staying together, we provide a 50% discount for each additional dog after the first one who is staying with us.

Book your dog boarding reservation by calling us at or completing our online form.

  • 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.