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 [...]

Bonding With Your Dog and Building a Stronger Relationship

By |2017-08-23T17:36:32+00:00November 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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 [...]

8 Tips for a Great Dog Park Visit at DogBoy’s

By |2017-08-25T10:26:45+00:00March 13th, 2014|Dog Fun, Dog Park, Dog Safety|

  Visiting DogBoy's private dog park is a great way to spend some quality time with your dog. Whether visiting for a private reservation, or coming on the weekends as a dog park member, following these tips will help you have a safe visit and a fun time too! On Arrival:  Park in the Circle [...]

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

By |2017-05-07T17:22:45+00:00February 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 [...]

Dog Fun in Austin – Summer 2013

By |2017-08-15T16:02:56+00:00August 1st, 2013|Articles & Info, Austin, Dog Fun|

  There are so many fun things to do with your dog in Austin and the surrounding area. Keeping your dog active and taking him or her to public places helps your dog to socialize and get comfortable being around other people and dogs. These activities are not only good exercise for you and your [...]