5 Ways to Treat Your Dog on Valentine’s Day

By | 2017-08-18T12:44:03+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 [...]

Book Review: DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs!

By | 2017-05-07T17:24:18+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Daycare, travel with your dogs|

  My dogs LOVE heading to DogBoy's while I go on vacation, and I love it too. As much as I love my 2 bubbly, bouncing Brittany’s, it’s nice to know whether I’m lying on the beach or visiting family they are having the time of their lives swimming, running and making new friends. However [...]

Should I Cancel Doggie Day Care When it’s Cold Outside?

By | 2017-05-07T17:22:45+00:00 February 12th, 2014|cold weather, Daycare, Dog Fun|

  Many people debate on weather (pun intended) or not it’s appropriate to bring their dogs out for a day of play on the coldest of days. It’s understandable that one would be concerned about their dog in our outdoor setting when it’s especially chilly or icy. It’s a tough choice; let my dog stay [...]

Keep Your Dog Safe In the Cold

By | 2017-08-23T16:51:12+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 | 2017-08-23T15:47:32+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, [...]

Is My Dog Fat? Lacy’s Story

By | 2017-08-11T18:33:44+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Daycare, Dog Wellness, DogBoy's Staff, Your Dog's Diet|

  My husband and I recently welcomed a new dog into the pack (oh, joy!). I won’t mention that brings the total pups to…umm…five in the Baker Prince household! Ok, I guess I will mention it. Lacy came to us a few weeks ago after her owner passed away, and we’re thrilled we could offer [...]

How to Become a Customer at DogBoy’s

By | 2017-08-15T16:43:42+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 [...]

Caring for the Summertime Daycare Dog

By | 2017-05-07T18:40:34+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Daycare, dog daycare austin, heat, heat exhaustion, heat stress, heat stroke, summertime|

  Sunny days are the best, especially when you're an active pup living it up at DogBoy's in doggie daycare.  However, dogs are prone to heat stress. Here at the ranch want you to know that we keep a close watch on our furry friends, especially when the temperature rises. While Fido stays with us, his welfare is [...]