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Boarding Services

Boarding at The Humane Society provides you with confidence and knowledge that you can trust your pet will be well taken care of by professional animal caregivers.

Updated Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella Vaccines Required for boarding

  • Professional Staff Experienced with all Breeds and Behaviors
  • New Clean Facility
  • 3 Walks/day & One Outside Playtime Included in Fee
  • Owner Directed Feeding
  • Experienced in Administering Medication
  • Grooming Services Available for Additional Fee
  • Pet updates available upon request
  • Structured Drop-off & Pick-up Times for the Safety of Your Pet(s)
  • Fully Insured

* 10% Discount on Boarding for Broome County Humane Society Adopters

Call for pricing (607)724-3709

Emergency Boarding & Pet Safekeeping Services

When the worst case scenario happens, The Humane Society is there to provide support with our Pet Safekeeping and Emergency Boarding programs.  Both our Safekeeping and Emergency Boarding programs require a referral and are subject to space availability. The Safekeeping program at The Humane Society is designed to provide safe refuge for pets displaced by domestic violence.  Our Safekeeping program provides up to 30 days of care, including spay or neuter surgery and vaccines.  Emergency Boarding whether due to fire, flood or emergency hospitalization provides up to 10 days of care.

Program Qualifications

Individuals requiring access to the Safekeeping Program must be referred by or verified by a recognized service agency or professional, such as a Social Worker, Police Officer, Disaster Response Worker (EMS or Fire Fighter) or a case worker from a recognized emergency family shelter. Admittance to the program is considered only after all criteria have been met, and is granted at the discretion of The Humane Society.

Pet Safekeeping

The Safekeeping Program offers safety planning and support to victims of domestic violence and provides a safe alternative to remaining in a situation that is dangerous to both themselves and their pets. The Program provides short-term housing at no charge for animals belonging to individuals in crisis due to family violence or abuse.

Program Details

  • Length of stay is 30 days.
  • Proof of ownership, vaccination history, health care documentation, and ID are required, if available.
  • The client is required to sign Owner Agreement.
  • Vaccinations and spaying/neutering is provided, if required. Other medical care will be at owner’s expense.
  • Animal may be fostered with qualified foster volunteer.
  • Animal provided with daily food, water, socialization, exercise and preventive care.
  • Fee waived for animal surrender.
  • Visitation is permitted and the owner can call to check on status of the animal.

Safekeeping

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Program Contact

The Humane Society, (607)724-3709

Tuesday thru Friday 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Call (607)349-8402 after hours and leave a message. Calls will be returned immediately.

 

Emergency Boarding

The Humane Society offers short term housing for people in crisis through the Emergency Boarding program. This is a last resort program for individuals, experiencing crisis and are unable to care for their animals temporarily. Program length is 10 days. Crisis’ include such disasters as loss of house due to fire or flooding and sudden hospitalization.  Individuals entering into a recovery program or rehab center may also qualify for the Emergency Boarding program depending on the individual circumstances. It is required that if there are families or friends in the individuals life that can take responsibility for boarding at a kennel or veterinary clinic or care for the animal that all these options are exhausted before admittance into the program will be considered. In some cases, surrendering the animal may be strongly suggested.

Program Details

  • Length of stay is 10 days.
  • Proof of ownership, vaccination history, health care documentation, and ID are required, if available.
  • The client is required to sign Owner Agreement.
  • Vaccinations and spaying/neutering is required and will be provided, if necessary. Other medical care will be at owner’s expense.
  • Animal may be fostered with qualified foster volunteer.
  • Animal provided with daily food, water, socialization, exercise and preventive care
  • Fee waived for animal surrender
  • Visitation is not permitted, however the owner can call to check on status of the animal

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Emergency-Boarding-Referral-agreement

Program Contact

The Humane Society, (607)724-3709

Tuesday thru Friday 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Call (607)349-8402 after hours and leave a message. Calls will be returned immediately.