Top 10 Ideas for Doggy Date Night – Destination: Austin

By | 2017-08-23T17:18:17+00:00 April 1st, 2016|dog dates, Dog Fun, Dog Park, dog park austin, dogs|

  Plenty of people in Austin, TX take their dogs with them for doggy dates. Sometimes we go on doggy dates as play dates with friends' dogs, or romantic outings with significant others and their furry friends. We know how challenging it can be to come up with new and interesting date ideas. Making those [...]

15-point Checklist You Need Before Getting A New Dog Or Puppy

By | 2017-08-15T17:01:19+00:00 March 25th, 2016|dog adoption, dog boarding, dog boarding Austin, Dog Fun, Dog Trainers, Dog Training, Dog Training Austin TX, dogs, getting a new dog, New Dog|

  1. How Much Time Do You Have For A Dog? Before getting a dog, make sure you have the time for one. You should have a clear idea of your family’s activity level, and how much time you have to dedicate to training and enrichment activities. Examples of enrichment activities with your dog include: [...]

10 Tips: The Perfect Nail Trim For Your Dogs

By | 2017-08-23T17:15:21+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Dog Behavior, dog care, Dog Fun, dog grooming|

  It's no big secret, most dogs don't like getting their nails trimmed. Many dogs, especially dogs that might be on the spoiled side, will do everything they can to keep you from clipping their nails. We recommend gathering up a little bit of patience, a lot of treats, and this list of tips. If [...]

10 Easy Steps to Give Your Dog (or Puppy) A Bath

By | 2017-08-15T17:04:09+00:00 February 26th, 2016|dog bath, Dog Behavior, dog boarding, dog boarding Austin, Dog Fun|

  Bath time with your puppy can be very stressful. It can be stressful for you, but it can be especially nerve wracking for your dog. There are several reasons for this: Some dogs don’t like getting wet. Some dogs won’t get in the tub. Some dogs had a bad experience with the tub previously. [...]

Stressed Out or Anxious Dog? Try Giving Them Some Tea…

By | 2017-08-15T17:02:27+00:00 February 5th, 2016|dog anxiety, Dog Fun, dog stress, Dog Training, dogs, natural remedies, sick dogs|

  You might be thinking, “Give my dog tea? Have you lost your mind?” No, I haven’t lost my mind. Brewing certain types of teas in the correct amounts has been shown to help reduce anxiety in dogs. And, as you probably know very well, a relaxed dog makes for a more relaxed human. Giving [...]

New Year’s Eve: Fireworks and Dogs DO NOT Mix

By | 2017-08-23T17:43:15+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Safety, fireworks|

  New Year's Eve is such a fun time for a lot of people. They love to go out, watch the fireworks, and have a great time with all of their friends. For many dog owner’s, their dogs are their best friends, so they take their dog along to holiday festivities without hesitation, including to watch [...]

Bonding With Your Dog and Building a Stronger Relationship

By | 2017-08-23T17:36:32+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Dog Fun, Dog Training, DogBoys|

  We spend a lot of time talking about dog training and the benefits that it provides to dogs who are having behavior problems or issues. Many times, we have found that a strong and healthy relationship between a human and their dog equates to a balanced and well-behaved pet. Like any relationship, a certain [...]

Romance Ruined When Your Dog is in the Room?

By | 2017-08-15T16:33:15+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Articles & Info, Dog Fun|

  Ahh, Valentines Day. One of my favorite times of the year. Time to snuggle up with your sweetie and remember all the things you love about that person. But what do you do when Buddy wants to be in the middle of all that romance? My friend, we'll call her "Mary," giggles as she [...]

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 [...]

Your Dogs Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions (In February)

By | 2017-08-23T17:57:20+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Dog Fun|

  Learn to read a calendar instead of noting the seasons by whether or not I am too cold to go outside to pee. - Seriously, it's a little late for resolutions, don't you think? Stop stealing food off of the countertops (even butter). And while I'm at it, I should probably stop dragging it all [...]