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United States Army
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
Policies and rules for shipping pets vary at each installation. It’s important to understand the regulations, prohibitions and laws at your new installation before moving with a pet. Below, you’ll find installation-specific details for registering, boarding and transporting your pet.
Pets must be registered at the vet clinic within five days after arrival, or during CGSC student installation in-processing. A rabies license tag will serve as your pets licensing, but it is imperative that you have a pet tag with pet name, owners name and current phone number engraved in it. The post vet also has pet implant chips for identification purposes. Dogs and cats must be LEASHED when outside. If walking, immediate clean up is required. Animals wandering loose will be impounded and the owner fined.
Horse owners should call 913-684-1703 for boarding information for visit https://leavenworth.armymwr.com/programs/stables-and-horses. Exotic animals are not allowed in quarters. When transporting pets be sure to check with your local vet about a health certificate for the state you are going to. Many states not only require immunizations, they also require you carry a pet health certificate with you when you enter the state. Vet clinics have many brochures about traveling with various pets and how to make the transition easier on everyone. When transporting your pets via a commercial airline check for restrictions such as: size, weight, or embargoes due to weather conditions.
There are no quarantine requirements at Fort Leavenworth.
Fort Leavenworth does have boarding facilities for dogs, please call 913-684-2580 or visit https://leavenworth.armymwr.com/programs/rod-and-gun-club for more information.
For horses, there is limited boarding on post. Please call 913-684-1703 or visit https://leavenworth.armymwr.com/programs/stables-and-horses for more information.
The Ft. Leavenworth Vet Services Office maintains a listing of area kennels, 913-684-6510.
Pets can be kept in post family quarters.
Fort Leavenworth offers limited Veterinary Services. Appointments can be made by calling 913-684-6510 or DSN 312-552-6510.
There are many veterinarians and boarding services in the Leavenworth area.