Park Rules

Park Rules

Your pet will be assessed by one of our professional staff members for the group temperament.

For the safety of your dog and our other guests, you will be required to complete a profile of your dog’s behavior and this information will be used along with observation to place your dog in the right conditions at Fenway Bark. Full disclosure of your dog’s past behavior is important to ensure the safety and happiness of your pet while staying at Fenway Bark.

We will not allow intact males or females to participate in any groups events including daycare. Private care options are available for intact males.

BoxerRequired Current Vaccinations:

  • Rabies
  • Distemper/Parvovirus
  • Bordetella (every 6 months)

Required Health Measures:

  • Tick and Flea Protection
  • Negative Fecal Test (every 6 months)

Recommended Health Measures:

  • Heartworm Preventative
  • Lyme Vaccine
  • Influenza Vaccine
  • Canine Hepatitis Vaccine
  • Leptospirosis
  • (Please discuss with your veterinarian)

We look forward to having your family pet as our guest.

You can read more about the specifics of these using the links in the Article Index at the top right or by clicking on the Next link below.


All dogs must pass the Fenway Bark "Try Outs" Assessment for enrollment in our programs. Parents will need to certify that their dog(s):

  • Have not harmed or shown any aggressive or threatening behavior towards any person or dog.
  • Dogs are not aggressively protective of food or toys

The dogs' safety and health is our main priority. Keep in mind that although dogs are supervised when playing with other dogs, guests may still receive an occasional nip or scratch. We have veterinary technicians on staff to address any small injuries that might occur while in our care. Should a veterinarian be we required, Natalie Waggener DVM of South Boston Animal Hospital will be on call to provide, more comprehensive services. When Dr. Waggener is not available, guests in need of care will the escalated to VCA Weymouth.


Fenway Bark will not accept the following:

  1. Guests that have a terminal illness and are in the late stages of that illness.German Shepard
  2. Guests that have had a communicable illness of any kind during the (30) days prior to check-in.
  3. Guests that have been exposed to a communicable illness during the (30) days prior to check-in.

Fenway Bark requires that all Guests be on a regular internal (i.e., worms) and external (i.e., fleas and ticks) parasite treatment program. If external parasites are discovered upon check-in, a flea treatment will be required at owner/guardians' expense. Additionally, if internal parasites are discovered during their stay treatment and/or Specialized Care fees may apply.

Canine Vaccinations

  • All Guests must be at least (4) months of age to stay at Fenway Bark.
  • All Guests must provide proof of current vaccinations or proof of sufficient immunity against Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella.
  • Guests must also have the results of a fecal test within the past 6 months.
  • Bordetella must be administered at least (11) days prior to check-in if it has expired Puppyor has never been administered. We require bordatella vaccinations every 6 months for our guests.
  • Vaccination documentation must be confirmed three (3) days prior to check-in for Non-Holiday Periods and (10) days prior for Holiday Periods.
  • A room can only be guaranteed if the reservation is confirmed in advance
  • A reservation can only be confirmed if the following is on file:
    • A valid credit card
    • Proof of current vaccinations
    • Signed copies of our Fenway Bark Game Rules, Services and Stay Agreement, and Guest Profile
  • "Check in and check out is available from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year."
  • Room rates will apply to any dog staying after 8 pm. 1/2 day rates will apply to any dog picked up following an overnight stay after 11 am.
  • A no show reservation is defined as more than 4 hours after the scheduled check-in time, at which time, the room will be released and the reservation canceled.
  • Reservations of 20 nights or more require a 50% deposit at the time of booking
  • Reservations may be cancelled by Fenway Bark due to non-performance by Clients with regards to the following items:
    • Vaccinations
    • Credit Cards

Felines Vaccines

  • All Guests must be at least (5) months of age to stay at Fenway Bark and must be spayed or neutered.
  • All Guests must provide proof of current vaccinations or proof of sufficient immunity against Rabies, FVRCP, and a negative FeLV/FIV Combo test.
  • Guests must also have the results of a fecal test within the past 6 months.
  • Vaccine documentation must be confirmed (3) days prior to check in for Non-Holiday periods and (10) days prior to Holiday periods.

On the Subject of Us

Fenway Bark Stay.Play.Heal is not endorsed by the Boston Red Sox organization or its affiliates.

Hours & Location

370 W First St
South Boston, MA 02127

Tel: 617-464-4DOG
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Hours: Daily 24 Hours

Please Note: Fenway Bark is located at the end of the pier. We have plenty of parking.