Can I Board a Sick Dog?

In case you were wondering, yes, dogs can get colds too! While a dog can’t catch an illness from you (except potentially certain types of influenza, new experts are saying), they can have their own version of a cold, and they can have a variety of other viruses that leave them symptomatic and wanting to […]

How to Socialize your Dog

As a proud puppy mom or dad, one of your top priorities is ensuring they grow up to be healthy and strong. You also want them to be happy and well-behaved. It’s important to socialize your dog from a young age so that you can ensure they are friendly, confident adults ready to take on […]

How to Vacation with a Dog

Summer is almost here!  Time to pack a bag and the kids and head out on the summer trip of your dreams! But who’s going to take care of your furry friends? If you’re hoping to take your precious pup on a trip with you, you need to make a few extra plans ahead of […]

Pet Sitter or Dog Boarding?

When you go out of town, what’s better for you and your pet? A pet sitter or dog boarding? Chances are, depending on where you live, there are plenty of opportunities for both. There are plenty of teenagers looking for some extra cash that will take great care of your pets, and some boarding facilities […]

Does the Fence Shock Collar Hurt my Dog?

Many people stick with a traditional fence option because they are nervous about shock collars. They worry it will hurt their dog, which is the last thing they want to do. Your nerves are understandable, but the “shock” a dog receives won’t hurt your dog at all. In-ground or invisible fencing is a great, safe, […]

Do Underground Fences Work?

If you’re looking for a way to contain your pup to your yard, but don’t want to spend a lot of time and energy putting up a fence, or simply don’t want to block your nice view or sully your beautiful landscaping with a clunky fence, an underground fence may be the way to go. […]

Avoiding In-Ground Fence Pitfalls

You’ve weighed your options between an above ground fence and an in-ground fence and decided to go with the latter. There are a few common misconceptions about in-ground fences, especially when it comes to which brand you choose. Before you make your purchase, read up on common pitfalls and misconceptions.   Boundaries and Shocking When […]

In-Ground or Above Ground Fence?

Are you on the *fence* about an in-ground or above ground fence? Well, you’ve come to the right place. You might have a brand-new puppy, or a younger dog that is a bit unruly—either way, we’ll break down the pros and cons of each fence option to help make your decision easier.   In-Ground Fences […]

The Difference Between Kennels and Boarding

We love our pets and treat them like members of our family, so when we go out of town for the weekend, or even a week or two on an extended vacation, it’s tough leaving our pets. Fortunately, you can ensure they’re well taken care of if you send them to a great dog boarding […]

What to Ask Before Boarding your Dog

If you’re ready to send your dog to a boarding facility for a few days, there are several things you need to be sure of first. Just like you research the area, hotel, restaurant scene, and transportation situation before you book a vacation, you need to research the boarding facility you send your dog to […]