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
As much as you want to hog your dog’s love all to yourself, it is actually beneficial and important for your dog to have playtime with other dogs. There are a few different benefits that your dog will receive from playtime with other dogs. In the end, it should also benefit you as the owner. … Continue reading
If you ask us who provides the best dog bath in Southern California, we’re going to point two thumbs at ourselves. Now, we’re not about boasting, but we do know that there is a proper way and a lazy way to give a dog a bath.
We prefer to use the proper and thorough way. Dog hygiene is extremely important to the overall health of your dog and something as remedial as bathing shouldn’t be the cause of illness for your pup. … Continue reading
The holidays are here are for those of you doing last minute shopping, we have some great gift ideas for the dog lover in your life. … Continue reading
Bathing your dog should involve more than throwing them in the tub and rinsing them or spraying them down with a hose. Dogs get dirty. There is absolutely no denying that. Dirt, sand, mud, bugs, and more all ingrain themselves in a dog’s fur or hair. … Continue reading
Dog owners often wonder if their small or large dogs are compatible with dogs of different sizes. The truth is that it is not the size of the dog that matters, it is the temperament. Any dog can get along with any other sized dog or they can also be aggressive towards dogs their same size.
When kenneling your dog, you are putting your trust in other people to keep your dog safe and happy. You are also putting your trust in other dog owners, with the hopes that they have raised their dog to be sociable.
As stated, the size of the dog does not matter in terms of sociability. The dog’s temperament is what controls how well they get along with other dogs. However, when kenneling your dog, large dogs should be placed with other large dogs. This should be done for a couple of reasons. … Continue reading
A common question asked regarding kenneling, is if small dogs should be kept confined to areas with other small dogs.
Unfortunately the answer isn’t as black and white as you might hope. It is hard to really determine if your small dog should or should not be kept with only other small dogs. … Continue reading