Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a free on-site pet kennel for visitors. Complimentary water and food bowls are available in this climate controlled facility, as well as waste bags. Use of the kennel requires all guests to provide proof of vaccination records from your veterinarian. Please present a copy upon check-in or email documentation to Current vaccination and documentation is required for check-in before boarding your pet with us. Valid government-issued ID is required for pet ownership verification.


  • Pet must be up-to-date on vaccinations
  • Proof of current vaccinations
  • Veterinarian Contact Information
  • Emergency Contact Information for someone who is not in your visiting party
  • A non-retractable leash 6 feet (1.83m) or shorter and/or a pet carry all cage or container
  • Pet collar with identification tags

Suggested items to bring:

  • Food
  • Treats
  • Toys

The kennel is available during visitor complex operating hours with no overnight service available. Entrance to the kennel is secured and visitors must request access when they arrive. Contact crewmembers at Information, located at the entrance, for access. Crewmembers are not responsible for walking, watering, feeding, or cleaning up after your pet. Please plan your visit accordingly so that your pet can receive proper attention in keeping with your pet’s personal care schedule. Download the Kennel Registration before your visit.

Kennel Operating Hours:

The kennel opens when the visitor complex opens and closes 30 minutes after the visitor complex closes.

Kennels cannot be reserved in advance. Call 321.449.4440 for more information.

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