Carlsbad Caverns Trading Company operates a kennel service where you may leave your pet in a temperature controlled environment while you tour the cave.
Before deciding to bring your pet to Carlsbad Caverns, please read the NPS rules and considerations.
Fee: $10 per animal
Rabies Vaccine Requirement: Owners are required to provide verification of a rabies vaccination
- 8:30 AM-4:30 PM (Labor Day weekend through the Friday before Memorial Day weekend)
- 8:30 AM-6:30 PM (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day)
- No later than 4:00 PM during Winter Hours
- No later than 6:00 PM during Summer Hours
Pet Check-Out: No Later than 30 minutes before closing
- Kennel services are available for day use only on a first come first served basis
- Kennels come with filled water bowls
- Pet owners can provide food and/or bedding if needed
- Employees are not responsible for feeding, walking, or any other pet related service
- Kennels come in four sizes and pets are kept in cages relative to their size
- Carlsbad Caverns Trading Company accepts no responsibilities for injuries that might occur during a pet’s stay in the kennel