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Old Derby Animal Hospital

Dog Laying on an Orange Suitcase


New Clients Of The Inn At Old Derby Must Have An Established Veterinary Relationship With Old Derby Animal Hospital Prior To Booking Reservations.

Nurse Petting Cat in Boarding Room

Dog, Cat and Pocket Pet Boarding

in Hingham, MA

We like to think our cat and dog boarding facility in Hingham, MA comes pretty close to matching your home in terms of comfort with its spacious suites, elevated beds, and plush blankets.

At The Inn in Hingham, MA, your pet is safe and surrounded by caring, capable innkeepers with a vested interest in their well-being. And since The Inn is located in the same building as Old Derby Animal Hospital, you can feel extra confident knowing expert medical care isn’t far away if your pet needs it.

Schedule a tour of our facility or request a reservation for your pet!

Doctor with patient and dog

Boarding Hours

Our staff are there for your pets from 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM, 7 days a week.

Lights are out for everyone at 8:00 PM for a good night's sleep.

Preferred Drop-off & Pick-up Hours

We kindly encourage early drop-off times to allow your pet to get situated in our boarding facility. This will also decrease your pet's stress and allow them to situate.

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Christmas/Thanksgiving Day: Call for availability

Memorial Day/4th of July/Labor Day & New Year's Day: Pick-up times will be from 12 pm – 2 pm.

Please enter via the door at the rear of the building. Look for our blue awning "The Inn At Old Derby.”

Although the hospital is closed on Sundays, The Inn is open and fully staffed. Kennel attendants are on the premises and the doctors are only a call away. We have limited pick-up/drop-off hours to allow the staff to care for our guests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Accommodations at the Inn - Our facility offers accommodations for dogs, cats, and a variety of pocket pets.

Dog Boarding

Canine guests can choose among:

  • Biscuit Bungalows are designed for smaller dogs and offer cozy bedding and a little more peace and quiet.

  • Vacation Villas are mid-sized and geared towards medium-sized dogs. Each villa comes with a Kuranda bed, has a gated front and includes plenty of lounging space.

  • Luxury Suites are reserved for larger dogs. They include glass fronts for an open visual field, views of the television for visual enrichment, and raised Kuranda beds.

Cat Boarding

The Inn has a private cat wing with individual, multi-level condos offering a view of the flat screen television for visual stimulation and enrichment. If you have multiple cats staying with us and they get along, they can stay in condos that are connected so they can socialize and cuddle whenever they please.

Pocket Pets Boarding

Guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, and other pocket pets are welcome to stay with us as well. We generally recommend that you bring your pet’s enclosure from home, but if need be, we can also offer comfortable cages which are situated in our cat wing to accommodate your pint-sized companion. Please contact us if you would like to know more about boarding your pocket pet.

Staff Holding Dog's Face as Dog is Laying Down

Additional Cat and Dog Boarding Amenities

The Inn at Old Derby has other amenities your pet can enjoy, including:

  • A play yard for dogs

  • A separate playroom for cats

  • An a la carte menu that includes:

    • Individual walks for dogs

    • Extra cuddle time and/or playtime

    • Ball playtime

    • Special puppy outings

    • Spa services (bathing and pedicure)

Is Your Pet Up-to-Date on Their Vaccines?

To protect our boarding facility from diseases and parasites, pets must be current on all of their vaccinations. You also need to make sure your pet has tested negative for intestinal parasites within the last 12 months.

Let us know if you have any questions!