Happy BARK-tober! With Halloween approaching, the costumes and trick-or-treat festivities begin! It’s important to remember that the constant ringing of the doorbell and increase in people may cause stress to your dog. Here are some helpful tips on how to keep your dog safe and happy!  Create a safe space. This could be the kennel or a room with the

Why Should I Crate Train My Puppy?

Have you thought about crate training your new puppy but are unsure where to start? Here are a few helpful tips to help you get started on your crate training journey!  #1 : Picking The Right Size Crate It can be overwhelming with the amount of brands, types, and sizes of crates to choose from. A great place to start

Can My Dog Enjoy The Holiday Season?

Getting your home ready for the holidays is an exciting time but don’t forget your furry friend might need a little guidance during this time! Here are a few tips to help you and your dog have an enjoyable holiday season.  Routine  Keeping a routine for your dog is extremely important, especially during the busy holiday season. Try and feed

Why Should I Board My Cat?

As we say good-bye to summer, we say hello to the crisp morning air, and the holiday season! If you have travel plans for the holidays it can often be difficult to leave your cat home alone or to find a trustworthy person to care for them. At Fetchers we have a Cattery where you have a safe and fun

What To Pack Your Pup For Their First Stay Away From Home?

The day has finally come for you to hop on a plane and enjoy your beach vacation! Your dog is going to experience their first boarding stay away from home, here are some important items to remember to pack your pup!  FOOD / BOWLS Pack enough food for your dog’s boarding stay. If you are going out of town it

What Does Enrichment Mean For Your Dog?

Is your dog bored, showing signs of anxiety, or acting out at home? Just like humans, dogs need stimulation to help them positively navigate the world. Enrichment might just be the key to helping your dog fulfill their physical, mental, and emotional needs. Here are some ways you can provide enrichment to your dog’s life! PHYSICAL Going for a walk,

What Shots Does My Dog Need Before Boarding?

If you’ve got a brand-new puppy and you’re also working full-time, you most definitely don’t want to leave them home alone. Not only will they need help socializing and coping with separation anxiety, if they’re left alone for long periods of time, they have a better chance of getting into things they shouldn’t and wreaking havoc on your home. If

How to Comfort your Dog at Doggy Daycare

  Are you sending your furry friend off to doggy daycare? You might be worried that man’s best friend is going to struggle and miss you in the time that you’re gone—whether that’s a few hours or several days. The truth is that you’re more likely to miss your friend more than he misses you. Your puppy is going to

When’s the Best Time to Start Training your Dog?

As the age old saying goes, it is possible to teach an old dog new tricks. Which begs the question, when should you start training your dog? Ideally, as soon as possible is the best advice to follow. Puppy Stage It may seem daunting to take on training a puppy but neglecting good manners at a young age will instill