How Often Should I Visit The Dog Park?

By |2017-05-05T15:04:54+00:00October 31st, 2016|Dog Fun, Dog Park, Dog Safety|

  Who doesn’t love the dog park? You get to hang out with fellow dog lovers, get some exercise in, and let your pooch have some playtime. However, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. Dog parks are no exception. Frequent Visits to the Dog Park Can Teach Bad Lessons Unfortunately, [...]

What Do Your Boarded Dogs Do When It’s Rainy?

By |2017-01-20T22:30:09+00:00September 30th, 2016|Dog Fun, dog health, Dog Safety, Uncategorized|

Have you ever wondered what your dog is up to while they spend a rainy day at the Ranch? Just like any other day, we focus on safety, health and fun for our client dogs. While rainy days may put a damper (irresistible, that one) on things, they can open up a whole new world [...]

What Do Your Boarded Dogs Do When It’s Rainy?

By |2017-05-05T16:09:32+00:00September 30th, 2016|Dog Fun, dog health, Dog Safety, Uncategorized|

  Have you ever wondered what your dog is up to while they spend a rainy day at the Ranch? Just like any other day, we focus on safety, health and fun for our client dogs.   While rainy days may put a damper (irresistible, that one) on things, they can open up a whole [...]

How To Hike Safely With Your Dog: 8 Tips

By |2017-07-10T13:41:42+00:00September 16th, 2016|Dog Fun, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Hiking with your dog is a great way to exercise, explore, and enjoy nature. Whether you were inspired by some awesome pictures of dogs camping, or just want to try something new that your dog will enjoy, here are some tips for how to hike safely with your dog. #1 Bring Enough Water For [...]

The Quick and Easy Guide To Agility Training For Dogs – Let’s Play!

By |2017-09-22T20:47:44+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Dog Fun, dog play, Dog Training|

  Agility was created in 1977 by John Varley as a spectator sport intended to fill downtime at dog competitions. Now, Agility has its own world championship and is the fastest growing dog sport in the United States. While any sport might seem intimidating at first, Agility is much easier to get into than you’d [...]

The 5 Easiest Tricks To Teach Your Dog

By |2017-08-15T16:24:27+00:00August 15th, 2016|Dog Fun, Dog Trainers, Dog Training|

  Teaching your dog new tricks is fun, exciting, and incredibly rewarding. Training your dog is also the first step towards building a strong human-dog bond Here’s our guide for tricks that any beginner can teach. These are the building blocks of basic obedience and more. #1 Sit Sit is one of the first words [...]

Dog Training Classes: 4 Factors To Consider

By |2017-05-05T17:12:43+00:00August 12th, 2016|Dog Fun, Dog Safety, Dog Training|

  At DogBoy’s we offer a wide variety of training types, including, but not limited to: Private lessons Group classes In-house training One night workshops With so many options to choose from, it can be a little daunting to determine which type of dog training is the best fit for you and your dog. Here’s [...]

3 Rules For Giving Your Dog Treats

By |2017-08-24T09:27:50+00:00July 22nd, 2016|dog boarding, Dog Fun, Dog Training|

  It may be tempting to toss your dog a treat when you just want to show them some love. Unfortunately, if your dog isn’t working for their treat, then you’re missing out on valuable training time. Even worse, your dog may begin to expect treats and develop unwanted demanding behavior. Here’s our motto for [...]

DogBoy’s Top 5: Our Favorite Exercises For Dogs

By |2017-01-19T22:19:36+00:00July 19th, 2016|Dog Fun, dog health|

Exercise is crucial to your dog’s health, in more ways than you might expect. Even something as basic as walking doesn’t simply manage your dog’s weight, it also helps to reduce hyperactivity and social anxiety as well. However, just going on walks can be a bit boring for you and your dog. Here’s our list [...]