Boarding Services

Pet Boarding Services in Dryden, NY

Need to go out of town and can’t take your beloved pet with you? Are you remodeling your home and worried about your pet’s safety during construction? Family or friends in town and your pet gets too worked up or stressed? Put your concerns at ease and bring your pets down to Countryside! We’ll make sure your loved one stays safe and warm. Our guest care staff ensures your pets will have an enjoyable and comfortable stay.

Countryside Veterinary Hospital and Kennel has provided boarding services for over 47 years. We provide a home away from home for cats, dogs, small mammals, birds and many other pets throughout Tompkins and Cortland counties, including: Cortland, Dryden, Freeville, Groton, Homer, Ithaca, Lansing, Little York, Locke, Marathon, McGraw, McLean, Moravia, Preble, Scott, Solon, Truxton, Virgil, and the surrounding areas.

Want to save time at drop off? Download and fill out the attached boarding form at home and bring it with you when you drop off your beloved pet.

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We also offer:

  • Daily walks for dogs
  • Specialized care for recovering pets, like dressing changes
  • Medication for aging pets
  • Fully heated and air conditioned suites

Dog Boarding:

Cute Lazy Dog

Countryside has an array of kennel options for your dog while vacationing with us. We have double indoor-outdoor runs, single indoor-outdoor runs, and a variety of kennel sizes. Would you like additional walks in the country with your dog? Just request additional leash walks upon admit. Does your pet need medication administered? Our guest care staff is trained to give oral, topical, and diabetic medication. Call 607-844-9188 today for availability and more information on our dog boarding services.

Cat Boarding:

Cat Boarding

Our kitty condos are in a separate quiet, cozy area of the facility. We provide a lot of natural light for our cats to enjoy watching birds and relaxing. Countryside has double and single kitty condos for your purrfect feline. Our guest care staff is trained to give medication to our kitty friends as well. Call 607-844-9188 today for availability and more information on our cat boarding services.

Birds and Exotics Boarding:

Exotics Boarding

We know pets come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Our guest care staff is trained to care for a variety of pets. We will care for your birds, rabbits, ferrets, small mammals and pocket pets. Most exotic animals prefer to be in their own cage, so we recommend you bring your cage from home. Call 607-844-9188 today for availability and more information on our exotic pet boarding services.

Vaccine Requirements:

All pets must be current on vaccinations to stay at our boarding facility. If you don’t have time to update vaccines at your regular vet before the boarding stay, our doctor can provide a physical exam and vaccines upon arrival.

Dogs must have current Distemper/Hepatitis/Parvovirus/Parainfluenza, Rabies, and Bordetella vaccinations. Cats must have current Rabies and Feline Distemper vaccinations.



Does your pet need a spa day? While vacationing with us, your pet could have a luxurious bubble bath, blow dry, and brush out. Can’t trim nails at home? Request a paw-dicure with our guest care professionals. Call 607-844-9188 today for more information on our basic grooming services.

To arrange boarding for your pet, call 607-844-9188.

Business Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Payment Methods
We accept Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Care Credit.
Areas Served
Serving Tompkins and Cortland County