Dog Day Care
I am trying to arrange to go out of town. There are 5 pet sitting services listed in my local phone book, but I have such a hard time even getting people to return my phone call. I do have a lot of pets, so this is a big sitting job, but I am willi… more ›
July 31, 2009
A: Ask for references and even do a trial while you are out to dinner or something like that as opposed to out of town.
*i'm prefacing this post saying that i'm a compulsive worrier when it comes to madison hehe* a little back ground on madison: 8 months old, was raised from the ages of 8 weeks to 5 months with a family of 4 people, 2 dogs, cats, and birds. she go… more ›
June 15, 2008
A: I am the executive director of a rescue who runs a boarding facility to help offset expenses. It is difficult to say how Madison with react to boarding, as all dogs respond differently. Best case scenario - Madison loves being able to play with the… more ›
i was just wondering what the rules/laws are if any about having a doggy day care unstaffed over nite (i live in WI)
June 21, 2008
A: It may vary by state or even county, but I know the kennel I had my dog at was not staffed during the night, but they did make us aware. Just ask your specific kennel if there is someone with the animals overnight. If it is a medical facility that … more ›
Do you leave your dog alone all day or are you using a walker or Doggy Day Care?
November 25, 2008
A: I leave my dog alone during the day when no one is home. She gets to go for a very long walk as soon as we get home, and one of us always plays with her several times a night to make sure she gets enough exercise. She also goes for a short walk in … more ›
If April showers bring May flowers, then the combination of the two mean a climbing heat index. While pets are eager to get outside as much as possible in warmer climates, the sunny weather is not without some perils for both cats and dogs.
On 2/21/09 in the Columbia Daily Tribune there was a great article in the business section about South Paws Acres. This is a kennel-free boarding and doggy day care on about an acre of land. It even has a small pond and a double garage set up as a … more ›
Every Wednesday, Jennifer Roberts readies 8-year-old Truman for his weekly play date at a local day care. The play dates give Roberts a break and give Truman a chance to release energy, play outside with his friends, and nap and watch … more ›
I've often thought that my dogs would benefit from doggy day care. I feel so guilty when I leave for my 12-hour shifts. They seem fine when I return, minimal accidents and generally resting on the sofa. But, I wonder...do they wish for activity and c… more ›