Pet ho­tels

Where to put Fido or Fifi when you’re go­ing on hol­i­day

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Only in Abu Dhabi would you find a lux­ury pet hotel that fea­tures every­thing from a ca­nine chauf­feur, on­site Paw Café and VIP board­ing rooms for your pam­pered pets. In ad­di­tion to board­ing for both cats and dogs, if you’re af­ter a doggy day care the hotel also has a 6,000 square foot out­door dog park.

Khal­ifa City A, Abu Dhabi, daily 8am to 8pm. Tel: (02) 5564111. Taxi: near the fire sta­tion. cloud9petho­tel.com

Amer­i­can Ve­teri­nary Clinic

Of­fers board­ing for both cats and dogs, with ken­nels lo­cated in Mus­safah and a cat­tery lo­cated in its Kha­lidiyah branch. For so­cial dogs, you can also pay an ex­tra Dhs48 a day for an ex­tra hour of play­time with a han­dler. For cats, the clinic rec­om­mends they be at least six months or older, but if you’ve got a kit­ten who needs look­ing af­ter they pro­vide smaller hos­pi­tal cages.

Al Kha­lidiyah, Abu Dhabi, Sun and Thur 7.30am to 6.30pm, Mon to Wed 7.30am to 8pm, Fri and Sat 8am to 4pm. Tel: (02) 6655044. Taxi: next to Sheikh Zayed Academy For Boys on Al Falah Street. amer­i­can­vet.ae

Abu Dhabi Fal­con Hos­pi­tal

Not just a spot to learn about fal­cons or for emer­gency an­i­mal ser­vices, this fa­cil­ity also has dog ken­nels and cat­ter­ies (it’s im­por­tant to note cats aren’t kept in cages and have plenty of space to roam around) avail­able for board­ing that ad­here to Euro­pean stan­dards. If you’ve got smaller pets like guinea pigs, rab­bits, birds, tur­tles or ham­sters – they’ve also got you cov­ered.

Swei­han, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur 8.30am to 2.30pm. Tel: (02) 5755155. Taxi: close to Abu Dhabi In­ter­na­tional Air­port. fal­con­hos­pi­tal.com

The Ger­man Ve­teri­nar­ian Clinic

Lo­cated in Khal­ifa City, this clinic of­fers cat board­ing for res­i­dents head­ing out of coun­try. The cat­tery fea­tures a cen­tral play area where your kit­ten can play with staff at least twice a day. Plus your cat will get a full health check be­fore be­ing booked into the cat­tery and will be ex­am­ined daily by the staff. Khal­ifa City A, Abu Dhabi, Sun and Wed 8am to 9pm, Mon, Tue and Thur 8am to 7pm, Sat 9am to 5pm. Tel: (02) 5562024. Taxi: just be­hind the pink shops. ger­man­vet.ae

The Bri­tish Ve­teri­nary Cen­tre

If you’ve got a cou­ple of cats (hey, we’re not judg­ing) then this board­ing fa­cil­ity is worth check­ing out. They of­fer spe­cial kitty con­dos that can be in­ter­con­nected so your mogs can stay to­gether while you’re on hol­i­day, mean­ing less stress for them and for you.

Al Kha­lidiyah, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur 7.30am to 10pm, Sat 9am to 8pm. Tel: (02) 6650085. Taxi: near Sheikh Zayed Academy For Boys on Khaleej Al Arabi Street. britvet.com

Ger­man Ve­teri­nar­ian Clinic

Abu Dhabi Fal­con Hos­pi­tal

The Ger­man Ve­teri­nar­ian Clinic

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