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Horse Boarding

Fort Campbell Riding Stables offers both stall and pasture boarding for all eligible patrons. Our facilities consist of 3 barns with 39 stalls and offer several turn outs for daily exercise. We also offer 40+ acres with 30 pasture slots. Some services are available at an additional cost. For more information and current boarding prices, please call the Stables office at 270-798-2487. Location: 6603 11th Airborne Division & 101st Airborne Division Rd

Dog Kennels

Pets are like Family members to many pet owners which makes it hard to leave them, even for a short period of time. Let the Fort Campbell Kennels take your anxiety away and put your mind at ease at the kennel facility. We offer indoor, climate controlled kennels, which can accommodate any size dog for both long and short term periods. Sorry, we do not board feline friends. Proof of current vaccinations is required at the time of reservation. Dog pick up is Tuesday-Sunday 0900-1200. Dog drop off is Tuesday-Sunday 1300-1500. Phone Contact 270-798-5590 Location: : 6603 11th Airborne Division Road


Pets are transported in 3 ways: By Air with the pet accompanying you, in an appropriate container traveling as air freight, or in your personal motor vehicle.

Only passengers on a permanent change of stationed (PCS) status overseas are authorized to ship pets. Check with the Fort Campbell Veterinary Treatment Facility to get specific on health certificates for overseas destination.

The Soldier is responsible for all charges incurred in shipping of pets overseas. In some overseas destination pets are required to be quarantine upon arrival. Contact the gaining installation finance for reimbursement of the quarantine fees.

The Transportation Office Personnel Movement Section (Port Call) is responsible in making arrangements to ship pets overseas. Contact this office at 270-798-7158 for other information. DOD pet requests are for cats and dogs only.

Only two pets per PCS move is authorized. Kennel must be a hard shelled and not exceed the dimensions of 20" long X 16" wide X 8" high. The pet needs to be able to stand up and turn around and lie down.

When making a permanent change of stationed move within continental U.S; the Soldier is required to transport pets in their personal owned vehicle (POV).


Pets (dog and cats) are not required to be quarantined except when suspected of being a rabies infected animal. Horses are required to be quarantine for 7-21 days. Cost of quarantine is $5 per day.

Licensing, Vaccinations and Registration

Pets are required to be licensed both on and off post. It is mandatory for all pets on post to be registered at the Veterinary Treatment Facility. Additionally, all cats and dogs on post must be micro-chipped and current on all required vaccinations.

All pets on post must be kept under control at all times. Pets must be kept indoors or secured on the owner's premises. Animals kept outdoors must be provided shelter, fresh water, and food. Owners keeping animals under inhumane conditions may be refused the right to keep animals on post.

Veterinary Treatment Facility

The Fort Campbell Veterinary Treatment Facility is not a full service veterinary clinic. Animal care services are provided for all active duty, as well as retired services members and their families. A valid military ID is required to be shown at each visit. Services authorized are limited to those that prevent, diagnose, and control infectious diseases. Pets that require full service care are required to be seen off post by a civilian veterinarian. Contact the Veterinary Treatment Clinic at 270-798-3614 for more information.

Associated Links
Official Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Portal. Find out what type of information can be found and where to find it on by watching the video presentation, "What's on"

USDA Pet Inspection Service
Contains information on pet quarantines and traveling with pets.

UK Pet Quarantine
Information necessary to bring Pets to the UK. The United Kingdom does have a “Dangerous Dog Act” which imposes restrictions on certain breeds and imposes stringent rule should the breeds be brought in country.

Shipping Pets to Japan
Information on quarantine and shipping pets to Japan

Korean National Quarantine Station
Information on quarantine and shipping pets to South Korea

Hawaii Quarantine Procedures
Information on pet quarantines for Hawaii.

United States Army Recruiting Command Soldier and Family Assistance Programs
Public web site for all Army recruiting command needs.

Traveling Tips for Persons with Disabilities
Find information on air travel.

TSA Service Animal Information
Find information about traveling with service animals on planes.

Defense Personal Property System Portal (DPS)
DPS Password & Login Procedures video presentation shows how to get your DPS Password and Login to the system for the first time.

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