Boarding Policies & Procedures


For the protection of all our patients, all pets coming to stay with us are required to have the following:

  • For dogs-

    • Rabies

    • DHPP

    • Bordetella (every 6 months)

    • Heartworm test (every 12 months)

    • Fecal test​ (ever y 6 months)

  • For cats-

    • Rabies ​

    • FVRCP

    • Fecal (ever y 6 months)

All boarders must also be  free of fleas, ticks, and intestinal parasites. If your pet has previously received care elsewhere, we will need official records from a licensed veterinarian of your pets vaccinations, heartworm test (dogs) fecal testing. When making a boarding reservation, tell us the name of your previous veterinary care provider and we will be more than happy to request the records for you!

Boarding FAQ's
  • When can I drop off my pet?

    • You are welcome to drop-off your pet any time during regular business hours; M-F 7 AM- 6 PM & Sat 9 AM- 4 PM.

  • When can I pick up my pet?

    • You can pick your pet up any time during regular business hours. Please be advised that pets being bathed will not be ready for pickup until after 4:30 PM. If your pet is being groomed, you will receive a call when your pet is ready for pickup.

  • What do I need to bring for my pet's stay?

    • Bedding Please do not bring bedding from home. To ensure the cleanest environment possible, we provide all our guests with clean bedding daily.

    • Food Veterinarians do not recommend a sudden diet change. You must bring your pet's regular diet from home in pre-measured Ziploc baggies. If you choose to have us provide your pet's food (at no additional charge), we feed Science Diet Sensitive Skin & Stomach.

    • Treats Rawhides, bones, and other chewies are not permitted while boarding. Peanut Butter Kong treats are available for an additional charge.

    • Medications - We are happy to give your pet's medication while they're staying with us and also welcome special needs boarders like diabetics that require blood glucose monitoring and insulin injections. There will be an additional daily fee for this service. All medication must be in the original container. We will only give prescription medication as indicated on the label, or as directed by a veterinarian.

Detailed estimates are available upon request. There is an additional charge for pets boarding on Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day.  All prices are subject to change without notice. Payment plans are not available. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.  

Mission Statement

Butler Creek Animal Hospital is proud to serve Kennesaw, GA and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.


Our mission is to provide the unparalleled veterinary care that you and your pet(s) deserve. We believe in individualized care specific to you and your pets’ needs. Our passion for animals is what motivates us to deliver superior medical services. Our dedication to you is what inspires us to maintain open, honest communication with our clients. We strive to promote and nurture the human animal bond by ensuring the comfort and happiness of both you and your pet.

We're proud to serve Cobb County & Kennesaw and Acworth Cities.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Butler Creek Location: 

3180 Acworth Due West Rd NW

Kennesaw, GA 30152

Phone Number: 


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