Pet Lodging

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At Valley Animal Hospital of Merced, we  provide  the best veterinary services for the pets of Merced, Atwater, Mariposa, Chowchilla and surrounding areas. Our Pet Lodging services are very popular. 



At Valley Animal Hospital of Merced we strive to make your pet's stay with us pleasant and fun. We have full time staff devoted solely to the care of our lodging guests! Our lodging staff takes special pride in making each pet feel comfortable & secure during their stay. They get to know each as an individual and take extra time to pet, play with and give them lovin’!

Our Pet Lodging staff are committed to full-time love and attention for your pet when they stay with us. We provide our guests with a clean, safe environment, for the best pet boarding prices in town. We encourage you to download our Lodging brochure for more information!


Accommodation Options:   To pamper our smaller canine guests, we have indoor quarters.  For our larger canine guests (or energetic smaller ones!), we have indoor / outdoor runs available.  

Our feline guests can relax in sun-lit cat condos or cat duplexes (as available).  Purrrrr….

Dining Options:  Just like home!  You bring it, we’ll serve it!  Bring your own fave foods –or– we’ll always have custom-selected puppy/kitten, mature adult & senior diets for your special pet.

B&B (Bed & Bath) Option:  All pets may receive a staff bath at your request (bath fees are based on breed size, coat quality and temperament (cooperation).  Guests staying with us for 5 nights receive a complementary bath!

All Guests Enjoy:  Twice daily complete cleaning & disinfection of quarters (additional as needed).  Fresh water at all times.  Lots of individual attention & love!

Canine Guests Enjoy:  Numerous daily leash walks or self exercise to romp around our lawn & flowerbeds in our enclosed yard.

Did you know… lodging is not just for dogs and cats? 


At Valley Animal Hospital, we also offer accommodations for birds, reptiles & other small mammals!



Did we mention… we also offer Day Care?





Valley Animal Hospital of Merced

Pet Lodging Prices

(These prices are correct as of January 1, 2017)


Canine Guests

    Indoor/Outdoor Run    $20/night

    Indoor Ward            $16/night

    Day Care            $ 9/day


Feline Guests

    Kitty Condo         $14/night

    Feline Ward            $12/night

    Day Care            $ 9/day


Bird Guests

    VAH Cage            $15/night

    Own Cage            $13/night


Exotic Guests

    VAH Cage             $14/night

    Own Cage             $14/night


There is an additional fee of $4 for oral or topical medication to be administered.  


Insulin Dependent Diabetic patients will incur a “hospital lodging w/nurse care” fee. 

Lodging of Insulin Dependent Diabetic Patients


*Day care price is per day.

All other Lodging prices are per night.