Prior to your pet’s stay at Southern Paws, whether for boarding or daycare, it’s essential that dogs and cats meet our health requirements to ensure the safety of all guests. Upon arrival, each pet will undergo a comprehensive health assessment tailored to their individual needs. Kindly ensure that any necessary medications for your pet are provided in their original packaging, along with clear instructions.

All shots must be administered by a license veterinarian. We, DO NOT accept self-administered or breeder administered vaccines.

Dog Requirements

⚬ Distemper/Parvo vaccine (DHP)(DHPP)
⚬ Bordetella vaccine
⚬ Rabies vaccine

Cat Requirements

⚬ FVRCP vaccine
⚬ Rabies vaccine
⚬ FeLV

Guests are responsible for providing Southern Paws of Texas with current shot records. The animal must be on a flea preventative. If we find a flea, CapStar will be administered for an additional fee to your bill.

Just a reminder if your shots are expired that new vaccinations usually take 7-10 days for full protection from the date of vaccination.

Vaccination records can be send via Fax to 832-521-5953 or you can email them to

Please note: We do not accept animals in heat, aggressive, excessive barkers, or those unaltered that mark excessively in the kennels.