Reservations: The Inside Story

It’s been a wild ride since the pandemic! We’ve had to toss our demand forecast models out the window due to high demand year-round. That’s exciting news, because staffing for a constant level of demand rather than seasonal ups and downs is much easier. It has allowed us to build a great team of employees and it…

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Keeping Your Dog Active

In observation of Canine Fitness Month, ideas to keep your dog active for their physical and mental well being. Consider Group Play Focused Daycare. Because dogs are pack-minded animals, playing and interacting with other animals helps them learn social cues that are critical to their development. Group Play situations also bring any undesirable traits to your…

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Building Confidence in Your Dog

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Does your dog display uncomfortable, insecure, or fearful behavior, such as lunging or barking at another person or dog, or unwarranted submissiveness? These behaviors may indicate a lack of confidence and could be the result of a negative experience or a genetic predisposition. As pet parents, we want our dogs to be comfortable and well…

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Easy Dog Training Tips

Did you know that February is Dog Training Education month? Training your dog doesn’t have to be as complicated as most people think, and when done using positive reinforcement, can be very fulfilling for both pet and owner. Positive reinforcement is an easy and effective approach to encouraging good behavior, teaching new commands, and eliminating…

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Keep Your Dog’s Brain Sharp

Similar to Alzheimer’s Disease in humans, older dogs can also suffer from Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD). The symptoms are similar: forgetfulness, difficulty recognizing family, disorientation, trouble sleeping, and other general behavioral changes. If you notice these symptoms in your pup, it’s always a good idea to speak with your vet. Studies have shown that there…

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Preparing your Pet for the Holidays

The end of the year and holiday season can be a really busy time! There’s the added excitement of visitors, changes in routine, new activities and foods that come with this time of year. It can become stressful for your pets and there are things to keep in mind as a pet parent. Here are…

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Acclimating Your Dog to Professional Services

It’s important for your dog to feel comfortable being handled, whether at the vet, groomer or dog spa, in order to create a stress-free experience. Vets will be able to diagnose and treat your dog more successfully without struggle or resistance. Spa techs and groomers will be better able to complete bathing and hair cut…

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Using Our Client Portal

The customer feedback on our Client Portal has been very positive and we are happy to provide an easy and convenient method for you to request reservations and view your pet’s account details. If you haven’t jumped on the Client Portal train yet, now is the time! We’re going to walk through step-by-step how to get started: 1. Go…

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Caring for Senior Dogs

As much as we don’t want to accept it, our dogs age. When a dog is considered a senior depends on the breed and different sized breeds age differently. Other factors that play a role are genetics, nutrition and their environment. Your dog’s needs change as they get older. Here are some things you can…

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