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Animal House Health and Safety

Health and safety

At Animal House, keeping your pets safe and healthy is our highest priority.


For the health and safety of all the pets in our care, you must provide proof of the following vaccinations before your pet arrives at Animal House:

Animal House Additional Services

Additional boarding services

Make your pets stay even more enjoyable!  Pick from our menu of services:  

Outdoor walks for dogs

This is a great way to break up the day for your dog—for both their physical and mental health.  And the area around us at Wirth Park is filled with great scents and sounds.
$8 for 15 minutes
$14 for 30 minutes

Animal House boarding fees

Animal House boarding fees

When you board your pet at Animal House you are helping us help animals who are waiting for a home. 100% of the proceeds from Animal House support the animals receiving care at Animal Humane Society.

Animal House accommodations

Animal House accommodations

Our staff gets to know each animal’s personality and special needs. Your pet will have 24-hour access to fresh water, will enjoy quiet music and can have either your bedding or ours to lie on and relax.

Animal House Boarding

Animal House pet boarding

Animal House offers peace of mind boarding for your dogs, cats, and critters. We've been providing high quality pet boarding for more than 10 years.

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Animal House offers clean, comfortable accommodations to suit companion animals of all shapes and sizes.

Boarding fees

Our rates are reasonable, and your boarding fee helps us care for the thousands of animals we find homes for each year.

Additional boarding services

Make your pet's stay even more enjoyable! Explore our menu of optional services.

Health and safety

At Animal House, keeping your pets safe and healthy is our highest priority.

Frequently asked questions

Answers to all of your boarding questions.

Animal House Boarding FAQ

Animal House FAQ


Pet boarding

Animal Humane Society offers two options for boarding your pet.

Animal House

Located at AHS's Golden Valley facility, Animal House offers overnight pet boarding from a staff that knows all about caring for animals.

Now Boarding

Located near the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport, Now Boarding features overnight pet boarding, doggy day care with indoor and outdoor playing areas, a grooming spa, and dog training.

Now Boarding

Now Boarding

Now Boarding is Animal Humane Society’s state-of-the-art pet boarding and doggy day care facility located near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport at 6002 28th Avenue So., off of Highway 62 in Minneapolis.

Now Boarding is open 24 hours a day, with parking and shuttle service to the airport terminals for kennel customers. Services include overnight pet boarding, day care, outdoor play and exercise areas, indoor play areas, and a large spa and grooming area equipped with an exercise pool and massage. The facility accommodates 145 animals — 96 dogs, 34 cats and 15 small animals. In addition, the Training School of Animal Humane Society offers dog training classes at Now Boarding in the evenings.

Now Boarding operates as a an independent for-profit subsidiary with net proceeds going back to Animal Humane Society to support its mission-focused programs and services at its locations in Buffalo, Coon Rapids, Golden Valley, St. Paul and Woodbury.

For more information visit or call (612) 454-4850.

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