5 Ways to Treat Your Dog on Valentine’s Day

By | 2017-05-07T17:15:24+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Boarding, Daycare, Dog Fun|

       Treat your dog to a Ranch spa day. Whether you’re at the day spa like Hand & Stone treating yourself to a massage or getting ready for date night, drop your favorite furry friend off for doggie daycare. Not only will he have fun running around with other like-minded pups, but he’ll [...]

Keep Your Dog Safe In the Cold

By | 2017-05-07T17:21:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Articles & Info, Boarding, cold weather, Daycare, Dog Wellness, Doggy Daycare|

  This is a repost of an article we printed in 2011. The info is still important to remember each and every winter - Enjoy! One of my cousins lives in Fairbanks, Alaska, where her Air Force husband is currently stationed, and she was joking to me recently how a 35 degree day felt like [...]

Safe Dog Play: Set Your Dog Up for Success

By | 2017-05-07T17:43:43+00:00 October 29th, 2013|Boarding, Daycare, Dog Park, Training|

  Dogs are Social... Dogs are very social beings, not only with us but with other dogs as well. It’s important for our dogs to spend time with other dogs. By interacting with others, dogs get exercise, the ability to socialize, mental stimulation, and play can be just plain old fun. Dog parks allow us the opportunity to have our dogs off-leash, [...]

Sore Pads and Feet at DogBoy’s: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-05-07T17:39:46+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Boarding, Dog Wellness, pet safety|

  Longshanks, my imaginary everydog, had been napping around the house all week and really needed to get some fresh air. While he may have been thinking about a backyard potty break, I was thinking a grand hike at the lake! When we finished exploring, Longshanks was tired and ready for some rest, but he [...]

How to Become a Customer at DogBoy’s

By | 2017-05-07T17:58:49+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Articles & Info, Boarding, Daycare, Training|

  Some pups just can't wait to get to the Ranch!  Follow these easy steps to becoming a customer at the best boarding, daycare and training facility in the Austin area: Take a tour! Come visit us any Saturday at noon (weather permitting) for a comprehensive tour of our kennels, playgroups, training center and more! [...]

DogBoy’s Leash Policy for Dog Boys and Dog Girls

By | 2017-05-07T17:56:40+00:00 April 11th, 2013|Boarding, Daycare, Rules of the Game|

  We know leash laws can be a pain in the backside when it comes to public spaces.  At DogBoy's, safety is one of our main points of focus here so we want to explain our leash policy in a little more detail. DogBoy's leash policy is: Dogs are asked to be on leash at [...]

What Does it Mean to be a Pet Friendly Facility?

By | 2017-07-09T14:45:31+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Boarding, Training|

  This was reprinted with permission from Don Hanson of Green Acres Kennel Shop.  Don is the moderator of Kennel-L, an email list for pet care facility operators. As owners, operators and employees of boarding kennels and daycares we are entrusted with the care of our client’s pets, which in many cases are also our [...]

Dog Boys and Dog Girls Love Senior Dogs

By | 2017-05-07T17:54:17+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Boarding, Older Dogs|

  At DogBoy's Dog Ranch, we believe that senior dogs deserve a little extra care during their boarding and day care visits. Senior dogs, also lovingly called "Oldies" often have different needs than our younger, more playful pups.  Here are just a handful of ways we go the extra mile with our geriatric dogs: We [...]

Dog Boarding Prices: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-05-07T17:52:18+00:00 January 21st, 2013|Boarding|

  Think all dog boarding facilities are the same?  Of course not! There are as many different types of pet care facilities and boarding kennels as there are dog breeds almost.  But one thing's for sure.  Pricing varies greatly from one pet care facility to another, and the more you educate yourself on the subject, [...]

Christmas Day at the Animal Emergency Clinic

By | 2017-05-07T17:51:25+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Boarding|

  It was 1:30 pm on Christmas Day.  I was headed out to open presents with our boarders for our annual Santa Paws Celebration.  My santa hat was snuggly and warm on my head, I was all doody-ed up in my Christmas vest and my arms were filled with presents for puppies. But when I [...]