One of the beautiful things about San Diego, besides the weather, beach, food, nightlife, and daylife, is the abundance of dogs. Owners take their dogs for strolls on a daily basis and overall the city is very receptive to them. A lot of shops are dog friendly, there are a handful of dog beaches, and many restaurants will accommodate your dog if you sit on the patio. With all of that said, the county of San Diego does have some laws regarding the restraint of your dog. … Continue reading
Living in San Diego is a beautiful thing. The weather is perfect, the city has a bustling day and nightlife, and it is very dog-friendly. Strolling around the city with your pup is a great way to get your dog exercise and acquainted with a lot of stimulation that is good for it.
Even if you want to spend a day at the beach, San Diego can accommodate your dog. It is important to note that not every beach is dog-friendly. Some allow dogs, some don’t, while others may have hourly restrictions. Your best bet, is to check out a beach that is designated as a dog-beach. Just do yourself and your fellow dog-lovers a favor, and pick up after your dog. … Continue reading
Most dog owners are used to providing water for their dogs through their faucets inside or the hose outside. However, a large portion of those dog owners probably don’t drink from the faucet or hose themselves. They prefer bottled water or water that has been through a filter such as a Brita. It makes you wonder if the tap and hose water you are giving your dog is safe. … Continue reading
For most people, leaving your dog in someone else’s hands can be a stressful situation. You’re not quite sure how your dog will get along without you. Well, the good news is that your dog will probably be just fine. The vast majority of dogs will actually welcome this opportunity to socializing with different people and dogs.
One of the things you want to make sure of, however, is that you provide the kennel with the food that you want your dog consuming. As a dog owner, you want your dog to be eating the food it needs for its health. This means not taking any chances with what you are serving your dog. … Continue reading
It is no secret to California residents that the drought has taken its toll. Water restrictions, uncanny ways of keeping your lawn green, and some lackluster crop productions have all been abundant throughout the state. With the amount of heat and lack of precipitation, the effects can even be passed along to your canine. Dog owners should take precautions for their dogs during this drought to ensure that they remain cool to avoid heat stroke. … Continue reading
The question of small dog or big dog is brought up a lot between dog lovers. Some people prefer small dog breeds and some people prefer large dog breeds. However, the size difference is also brought up a lot in terms of interaction. People wonder if it is dangerous to keep their Yorkie with a Doberman. The same questioned is often raised when it comes to boarding your dog. Should small dogs be boarded along with larger dogs? … Continue reading
Almost every industry in the United States has some form of regulation, and it is usually for good reason. Regardless of your stance on governmental regulations of business, we can all agree that some regulation is required to protect consumers for unlawful business practices.
Governmental regulations also apply to dog kennels. These regulation usually drill down to the county or city level. Here are some of the main areas in which San Diego dog kennels are regulated. … Continue reading
When boarding your dog in San Diego, there are a lot of factors to consider. You always want to ensure that your dog is being well cared for when they are left at the facility. Other factors such as playtime, on-call vets, and staffing ratio can affect your decision.
However, one factor that plays a huge role in determining where your dog stays is pricing. As much as we want our dogs to be treated like kings and queens, we always have to consider the overall cost. … Continue reading
Boarding your dog at a kennel can be quite a tumultuous time for you, especially if it is your first time leaving your dog for an extended period of time. This stress can be somewhat alleviated if you’ve done your homework about the kennel you are leaving your dog with. … Continue reading
Preparing your dog for a kennel stay can be a stressful event for your dog and yourself. In fact, you will probably end up needing to prepare yourself for leaving your dog with a kennel, more than you need to prepare your dog for staying at a kennel.
When preparing your dog for a stay at a kennel, most of the prep work should land on your shoulders. There are some steps you can take to help their comfortability level, but in the end you are the one who needs to be comfortable leaving your dog in the hands of other people. … Continue reading