Making sure your dog is comfortable with staying at a boarding kennel is likely one of your first thoughts when you're considering dropping them off at one for the first time. While there's no way to guarantee that they'll have a positive time at the kennel, there are a number of things you can do to better prepare them and lower the chance that something goes wrong. Before the day of your dog staying at the kennel arrives, consider some of the things that you can bring with them to make them feel more at home and reduce some of the stress involved with staying at a kennel for the first time.
2 September 2016
Boarding your dog can be a necessity when you're going to be away on vacation and are concerned with getting 24/7 care for your dog instead of pet sitting in your home where a sitter may visit once or twice a day. While a boarding kennel can be a fantastic option for boarding your Miniature Pinscher, there are a number of things that you'll need to consider due to the unique nature of their breed.
17 June 2016
It can be a challenge to bring some pets with you while taking a business trip or vacation. For some pets, like cats for example, it's pretty much impossible. If you want to make sure that you have a proper sitter lined up, it can be beneficial to hire a pet boarding company to assist you. This can make it possible for you to have less stress during your next trip.
2 February 2016
As soon as you see that first flea jump around on your cat, you will need to act quickly. If you don't, these fleas will irritate your cat's fur and will take over your house. You might be able to eliminate the fleas by trying one of these at-home methods: Apple cider vinegar Apple cider vinegar is a common household ingredient that can be very effective for eliminating fleas on cats.
28 May 2015
Keeping your dog's nails clipped is important to prevent painful cracking and curving. However, your dog unfortunately does not realize that you are trying to help it by clipping its nails. There are a lot of dogs out there that are terrified of having their nails clipped, but this doesn't mean that you should put off this important grooming task. Instead, try these tips to help ensure that you can clip your dog's nails without any issues.
23 May 2015
If you're thinking of taking your dog to a grooming or boarding facility, then you need to be aware of a common disease that is often passed from dog to dog at such facilities: kennel cough. There is a kennel cough vaccine that your dog should receive before visiting such facility, but like all vaccines, it is not 100% effective. It's important that, as a dog owner, you still educate yourself about kennel cough in case your dog does end up developing this illness.
18 May 2015
For many dog owners, the thought of talking their dog for a walk comes with anxiety and stress. This is because while they may plan on taking their overactive dog for a walk, the dog usually ends up walking them as they forge ahead investigating one distraction after the next. If you have found yourself in this situation, the three tips outlined below can help in your efforts to teach your dog how to heel so that the two of you can enjoy a peaceful walking experience:
14 May 2015
If you have a dog in your home it is important that you make sure that they have been properly vaccinated. If you don't, you are not only putting your dear pet at risk for disease, you are also putting those around you at risk if they are bitten or are infected by the dog. This is why it is essential that you stay up to date with your dog's vaccinations.
29 April 2015