DogBoy’s Top 5: Our Favorite Exercises For Dogs

By |2016-07-19T12:00:00+00:00July 19th, 2016|Dog Fun, dog health, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Safety Guide: 5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Dog From Overheating

By |2017-08-25T10:21:06+00:00July 13th, 2016|Dog Friendly Austin, Dog Fun, Dog Safety|

  It's the summer, yay! However, dog owners are faced with a difficult dilemma during this season: On one hand, it’s absolutely vital that your dog gets outside to socialize with other dogs and humans. On the other hand, soaring summer temperatures cause dogs to become overheated rapidly. Here’s our guide for how to handle [...]

The Definitive Guide to Austin’s Dog Friendly Businesses

By |2017-08-23T15:56:53+00:00July 11th, 2016|dog boarding, Dog Friendly Austin, Dog Fun|

  We are always looking for new opportunities to strengthen the human-dog bond. We love sharing these ideas with our dog loving network through this blog, social media, email, and our smiling faces! In that spirit, I wanted to share a resource with all of you that another local business in town put together recently. [...]

Dog Training Basics: How To Train Your Dog

By |2017-08-23T17:28:18+00:00April 15th, 2016|Dog Behavior, Dog Food, Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Training Austin TX|

  A general frequent question that we get from all of our clients is “How do I train my dog?”. It’s a pretty broad question, and people usually have several reasons for asking it. When people ask this question they might mean any number of things including: How do you teach your dog what is [...]

Top 10 Ideas for Doggy Date Night – Destination: Austin

By |2017-08-23T17:18:17+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00December 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 [...]