Boarding Admitting Form


Vaccination history for all boarding patients will be required at admission. These vaccines must be given by a licensed Veterinarian and not obtained from a feed store or other sources. If medical records are not presented at time of admission, a charge of $5.00 will applied to your account for the labor necessary to retrieve the needed medical records. If vaccines are overdue, the required vaccines will be given at owner’s expense. If refusal of vaccines is made, we will not admit the pet into our hospital.

Required vaccinations

Dogs: Current on Rabies, Distemper, Parvo Virus, and Bordetella

Cats: Current on Rabies, Feline Distemper, Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus, and Feline Leukemia. All cats must be FIV/FELV negative. Status of this test must be presented in the vaccination history.

All pets must have a Fecal Exam within the last 12 months and be free of external parasites

Other animals not listed in document please refer to a Southwest Animal Hospital employee about vaccinations needed for boarding.


Animals will be admitted & discharged ONLY during regular office hours. Monday-Friday 7:30am-10:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm. If you require drop off or pick up after normal business hours a release fee of $50.00 will be added to your account at time of discharge.

Any animal that requires emergency or immediate veterinary attention will receive it at our discretion and at the owner's expense.


We feed Science Diet Sensitive Stomach for easy digestion. If your pet is on a special diet, please provide enough food for the duration of your pets stay. If your pet runs out of a special prescription diet during its stay, you have the option to refill your pet’s food at retail price.


Southwest Animal Hospital is not responsible for any damages to any belongings such as bags, bedding, blankets, carriers, leashes, collars, etc., during your pet’s stay.


I acknowledge that all payments are due at the end of every service. I agree to pay the entire balance for all services rendered at time of discharge.


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Our Regular Schedule

Jefferson City Office


7:30 am-10:00 pm


7:30 am-10:00 pm


7:30 am-10:00 pm


7:30 am-10:00 pm


7:30 am-10:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm



  • "The staff is wonderful and caring and the doctors are fantastic. Everything was explained clearly and the dogs were treated with care."
    Keri Anderson Burk
  • "I love the Southwest Animal Hospital. When our dog was diagnosed with cancer several years ago the staff there did everything in their power to save him but in the end, it was in Gods hands. They were so compassionate and caring. We will never take our other two dogs anywhere else."
    Patti Averion
  • "Caring and loving employees! Clean atmosphere... I would recommend taking your lil creature here!!!! :)"
    Maria Lynn Knigge
  • "SWAH saved our family fur baby, Morrison, with emergency procedures. At 11 pm and took care of him like he was their own. GREAT staff! Don't know what we would have done without your team."
    Heather Ann Sale
  • "Rommel & Monty are my best buddies and for their health & grooming, I trust no one else! These people are the best!"
    Patrick Caldwell