When you bring your pets to Countryside, we focus on keeping them happy, healthy and comfortable. Our boarding facility includes climate-controlled suites, with raised cots comfortable bedding, natural lighting and optional veterinary/grooming services during their stay. Our spacious suites allow for two or three pets from the same family to stay together. Your pet will receive individual attention from our boarding team each day of their stay. Our boarding team is carefully selected for their love of pets and patient demeanor; all pets are treated as our own. Please call to schedule a tour, make a reservation or ask any additional questions!

Our Boarding / Day Care services include:

A minimum of three outdoor excursions:
– Bathroom break in morning and night
– Afternoon walks

Nutritious premium and specialty diet pet foods
(or you can provide your own)

Climate controlled facility

Airy, sheltered outdoor runs

Veterinary and grooming services

Pet cots for the comfort of your pet

Indoor exercise area

Provided bedding
(clients can alternatively bring their own washable bedding)

Extra amenities at additional costs (see form for details)

Boarding FAQ

How do I make a reservation for my pet?

Our kennel facilities often fill up during the busy holiday season, so please call our clinic early to make your reservations.

For the New Boarding Client Form, please click the Download link above. You can either print out the form and bring it with you on your next visit to the clinic, or you can send us a PDF via email at

When can I drop off my pet?

Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 10:00am & 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Saturday: 8:00am – 11:30am

What do I need to bring when I bring my pet in for boarding?

When you come for boarding, you’ll need:

– Emergency contact information

– Medical records: Please have medical records faxed ahead of time for a speedy check-in

– Medications if needed

We recommend that you also bring:

– Food (individual serving in Ziploc bags with name on them) ensures that your dog is getting the correct amount and this way your dog will not get loose stools from switching to our food while being boarded here.

– Treats (also available for purchase at Countryside)

What are the required vaccinations/treatment for boarding?
Required Vaccinations:

Dogs: Rabies, Distemper (DHPP), Bordetella (canine kennel cough)

Cats: Rabies, Feline Distemper (FVRCP),

All guests: Fecal Test (negative, within the last year)

Recommended Tests:

Dogs: Heartworm Test

Cats: Feline leukemia test

Patients must be up to date on all required vaccines and tests before reservations can be made.

Countryside Veterinary Clinic is dedicated to providing you with high-quality and cost-effective veterinary services in Waconia, MN and its surrounding areas.

We invite you to contact us anytime with questions, comments, requests or suggestions. We will respond to you as soon as possible.


13950 MN-5
Waconia, MN 55397
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Contact Info

Phone: 952-442-4200
Fax: 952-442-4220


Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

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