12280 Oak Knoll Road, Poway, CA 92064
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Tel: (858) 748-9676
Fax: (858)748-7491
Email: tommy@theanimalkeeper.com

Poway Opening Hours

7:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Boarding Check-Outs

You have until 12:00 noon on the day of departure to pick up your pet with no extra charge. Pets picked up after 12:00 noon will be charged an extended check-out fee of $20.00 and $18 for cats. After 3 nights of boarding we offer a “discounted” bath on departure day. Deposit required on all peak-season and holiday reservations. (deposits are non-refundable)


Price List

(please note, prices subject to change)

Dog Boarding

Comfy Boarding: $32
Family Board: (10% off second pet, same cage)
Holiday Buddy Board different families:
(5% off each pet same cage)
Dog Day Care: $25

Doggie Day Camp

All Day Camp: $26
Half Day Camp: $13.50
Tiny Tot Camp: $26
Pool Pass: $10 (3 days)
Camp Big Dog w/Comfy Board: $51
Camp Tiny Tots w/Comfy Board: $51

Individualized Play

Play Pals: $10.50
Play Time: $9
Play Time w/Dog Day Care: $25 ($4 savings)

Kitty Boarding

Comfy Condo: $19
Double Cat Suite: $25
Luxury Condo: $30
Kitty Day Care: $9

Small Pets/Pocket Pets

Birds: sm. $12, med. $14, lg. $16
Rats/Hamsters: $14
Rabbits: $14
Reptile: $14

Holiday Rates

Please inquire for exact rates during Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Five Star Treats & Services

Peanut Butter Kong: $3
(Buy 5 and the 6th is FREE)
Frozen Treat: $3
Tuck-in Service: $3
Massage: $5

Required Vaccines


Rabies (given at least 2 weeks prior to check-in, 12 month or 36 month)
DHPP (given at least 2 weeks prior to check-in, renewed annually)
Bordetella (given at least 72 hours before check-in, or within 6 months of current visit)


Rabies (given at least 2 weeks prior to check-in, 12 month or 36 month)
Feline Distemper – FVRCP (given 2 weeks prior to check-in; renewed annually)

Special Notice

We also offer a frequent camper discount card, ask for details. Inoculation requirements are the same as for boarding dogs. All pets over six months of age must be spayed or neutered. Dogs cannot participate in PlayGroups if they are aggressive to people or other dogs. Ask about our Day Care program if your pet is aggressive.


Your pet must be free of fleas and ticks when entering. We will be happy to bathe your pet for you if external parasites are present.

Protection Program

Camp Protection: $2
Healthy Pet $10/for $500 or $20/for $1000


We accept • Visa • Master Card • American Express • Discover • Debit • Cash