Common Questionsabout Pet Paradise Resort and Day Spa®
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Pet Paradise. If you don’t find the answers you’re looking for, reach out and we’ll be happy to help fill you in!
Please have your veterinarian fax or email the current dates to us or bring in proof of current vaccinations upon arrival.
Age Requirements: Puppies must be 12 weeks of age or older and must have had at least Rabies, DAPP (2 rounds) and Bordetella.
Required Vaccinations (administered by a veterinarian required):
DOGS: Rabies, DAPP, Bordetella
CATS: Rabies, FVRCP
Currently, Pet Paradise is not requiring dogs to be vaccinated with the canine influenza vaccine. We do, however, encourage you to talk to your veterinarian about canine influenza and if it is appropriate depending on your dog’s lifestyle.
You can either make a reservation online or by calling our Reservation Center at 877.PETS.PLAY (877.738.7752). We will ask you specific questions regarding your pet in order to set up a profile and create a reservation. Pet Paradise does not require a temperament test or interview prior to boarding.
You (and your pet) are encouraged to tour the facility prior to your boarding reservation. Pet Paradise's Get Acquainted Day offers a complimentary day of day camp for new customers, with proof of up-to-date vaccinations. This allows your pet to become acquainted with our staff and resort scents to help ease the transition into boarding. A reservation is recommended if touring the resort with your pet.
Prices vary by location. All pets get their own suite with access to an indoor and outdoor area. Each pet receives a complimentary playtime with their boarding fee. Rates vary by location - please click here to find a location near you.
You and your pet can also enjoy your first overnight stay for free!
HOLIDAY PRICING & DEPOSIT INFORMATION:
Pet Paradise requires a $100/per room deposit during peak/holiday times. In addition to a deposit, Pet Paradise holiday rates (+$5/pet, per day) and minimum stay requirements apply during the following dates:
Memorial Day 2020
Holiday rates apply during the following dates: May 22 - May 26. No deposit required or minimum night stay requirements.
4th of July 2020
Holiday rates & deposit apply during the following dates: June 30 - July 5. No minimum night stay requirements.
2 night Minimum Stay
Pet Paradise requires a minimum 2-night stay while boarding during the following dates (72 hour cancellation policy with full deposit refund):
- Mardi Gras (New Orleans location only): February 22 - February 26
- Labor Day: September 4 - September 8
- New Year's: December 30 - January 3
3 night Minimum Stay
Pet Paradise requires a minimum 3-night stay while boarding during the following dates (7 day cancellation policy with full deposit refund):
- Thanksgiving: November 23 - November 29
- Christmas: December 21 - December 28
At Pet Paradise, we proudly guarantee our "Pet Paradise Commitment" to each guest that enters our building. We are committed to providing a safe, clean and fun environment for your pet. Anything less is not Pet Paradise. Our attentive staff is passionate about pets and will go the extra mile to ensure that your pet has a safe and enjoyable time with us. Trust is something earned and we are committed to treating all our guests as members of our own family.
For the benefit of your pet, Pet Paradise recommends that you bring their own food in pre-measured and pre-marked zip lock baggies to maintain your pet's normal diet. This also helps prevent upset stomachs. However, we do provide Hill's Science Diet as our premium house food for $3/per day/per pet.
To ensure a flea and tick free environment, we ask that you do not bring any bedding, fabrics or plush toys. We provide all guests with premium bedding and blanket at no additional charge.
The youngest age Pet Paradise will accept is a 12-week-old puppy or kitten. Your pet must be up-to-date on all vaccinations and have had at least their second set of vaccinations: Rabies, DAPP (2 rounds) and Bordetella. Once a puppy reaches 6 months of age, and they are unaltered, they will only be allowed play sessions with a Pet Paradise Pack Leader or with other dogs from their family.
For the safety of your pet and other guests at Pet Paradise, we do not accept pets in heat, pets that have been coughing within the last week, pets that have open wounds or stitches, pets that are recovering from surgery, pets that have contagious diseases, or pets who are people-aggressive.
Yes, Pet Paradise accepts unaltered or intact pets. All pets that are unaltered and over 6 months of age will receive their two complimentary play sessions individually with a Pet Paradise Pack Leader or with other dogs from their family. However, Pet Paradise does not accept any pets in heat; we apologize for any inconvenience.
Your dog will relax in a private and spacious suite, go out for playtimes, swim in the pool, or lounge on the outdoor patio. Your dog will be very active during his stay with us and it is not uncommon for pets to sleep more than normal after their vacation at Pet Paradise.
Yes, same family pets may stay together. There is a discounted rate for the second and subsequent pet(s) using the same suite.
Lobby hours vary by location. Please check with your individual resort for hours of operation or visit our locations page online.
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day Hours:
All non-airport locations are open from 9am to 2pm. Airport locations are open normal business hours.
Some Pet Paradise resorts have on-site veterinary clinics or hospitals. Contact the location nearest you to inquire about their services. Pet Paradise also partners with local veterinarians who are available to provide emergency veterinary services for your pet during business hours. Learn more about our veterinary services.
As pet lovers ourselves, we know how hard it is for you to leave your pet behind when you travel. We value your trust in us and if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Yes, Pet Paradise offers public webcams in our play areas so you can peek in on your pet's vacation anytime. Check it out.
New customers can take advantage of our Get Acquainted Day or Get Acquainted Night. Get Acquainted Day offers a complimentary day of day camp for your pet to become acquainted with the resort and staff. If you take advantage of our Get Acquainted night, your pet’s first overnight stay is 50% off. In addition, check out our loyalty program called Furever Loyal through the Fivestars app, where customers can earn rewards for every dollar spent. Customers can also earn free nights of boarding or days of camp through our Customer Referral program.
Your dog will be able to enjoy group playtime with compatible dogs, according to size and temperament. If your dog is unaltered and over 6 months of age, play sessions will be with a Pet Paradise Pack Leader. If your dog does not interact well with others, Pet Paradise does offer individual play sessions. Cat play sessions are done individually or with other cats from their family. You may also purchase additional playtimes for your pet.
Yes, Pet Paradise employees are thoroughly trained to administer medications. However, unfortunately, we no longer accept insulin dependent pets. If you have a senior pet, please inform an associate and we will gladly accommodate their needs. Effective 12/15/18, all prescription medications must be presented in the original medication bottle.
Post Surgery Guests: To reduce the risk of complications post surgery, Pet Paradise will not accept any pet with non-dissolvable staples or stitches. Any pets with dissolvable stitches must be at least 2 weeks post operation.
If your plans have changed, we ask that you please give us a courtesy call so we can allow availability for another guest.
During the Memorial Day, Labor Day and New Year's holidays, we require a 72-hour notice to avoid a $100.00 cancellation charge. During the July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we require a 7 day notice to avoid a $100.00 cancellation charge.
Canine Influenza is an airborne virus similar to the symptoms of other canine respiratory diseases including coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge and running a fever.
Pet Paradise does not accept guests at check in who exhibit signs of respiratory disease.
Currently, Pet Paradise does not require that our dog guests receive the new canine influenza vaccination in order to stay with us. However, we encourage our customers to talk to their family veterinarians about canine influenza and whether the canine influenza vaccine is appropriate for their dog.
At Pet Paradise, our mission is to create a safe, clean and fun environment. All suites, floors, bowls and other surfaces are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between uses. As a part of our cleaning procedures, we use products that contain a quaternary ammonium compound, which is used to eliminate and prevent the canine influenza virus. All Pet Paradise employees wash their hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before or after coming in contact with any dog.
We are monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic closely and taking action to try and limit its effects on our resorts. All our locations are taking precautions including enhanced cleaning procedures, limiting the number of people inside the resorts, social distancing reminders, and more. Check out our Covid-19 response page here.