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 [...]

How To: 3 Easy Steps To Introduce a New Dog to Your Current Dog(s)

By |2017-05-05T17:55:19+00:00June 20th, 2016|dog health, dog owners, Dog Training, dogs|

  Adding a new dog to your home can be a very exciting time. Usually the whole household is happy, but we often don’t think about introducing this new dog to our current one. They’re both dogs so they have to get along… right? Not necessarily. Here are some helpful tips for making some smooth [...]

Respect vs. Reward? Why Treats Are NOT Bribery

By |2017-05-05T17:53:57+00:00June 17th, 2016|dog care, dog health, Dog Training|

We’re doing something a little different for this blog post. We have a lot to say about this topic, but it’s all been said pretty well by the article linked below. However, this article uses some harsh language and could be taken the wrong way, so we ask that you please read our preface below [...]

5 foods you NEVER feed your dog (and a HELPFUL diet guide)

By |2017-08-15T16:04:39+00:00June 10th, 2016|dog care, dog diet, dog health|

  As responsible dog owners, it is crucial to pay attention to what we can and can’t give our dogs. Some of this information you might already know, and some of it may serve as a necessary reminder. The foods listed in this article can cause anything from just a little vomiting or diarrhea, to [...]

Safety Guide: Citronella Collars And E-Collars ARE BAD For Your Dog

By |2016-06-03T12:00:00+00:00June 3rd, 2016|dog health, Dog Safety, Dog Training|

Most pet owners and trainers understand the serious danger of using shock collars on their dogs. They have tried several ways to find more humane alternatives. Just like any “get rich quick,” or “lose weight fast” tricks, these newer types of collars are not what they appear to be. It’s tempting to turn towards these devices [...]

"Should I Neuter or Spay My Dog?" 5 Reasons to Say YES!

By |2016-05-25T12:00:00+00:00May 25th, 2016|dog boarding, dog health, Dog Safety|

Pet overpopulation is literally and figuratively a huge problem in the United States. Millions of adoptable pets are put down each year, and millions more flood animal shelters or live on the streets. Many of these animals are offspring of family pets that were unable to find homes. Neutering or spaying your dog is the best [...]

“What Foods Should I Feed My Dog?”– Hint: DON’T ask the vet

By |2017-08-23T17:20:26+00:00April 13th, 2016|Dog Behavior, dog diet, dog health, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

  It’s Between You and Your Dog Deciding what to feed your dog is a very personal decision. At DogBoys, we see everything from people cooking every meal for their dog, to dogs that are on a raw food diet, or even dogs that eat some bottom of the barrel brand their whole life and [...]

4 Reasons You Should Board Your Dogs Over Halloween

By |2017-08-23T17:01:38+00:00October 28th, 2015|Dog Behavior, dog boarding, dog boarding Austin, dog health, Doggy Daycare|

  When it comes to holidays, our customers tend to board their dogs over the biggest travel holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. However, boarding a dog on Halloween seems to rarely cross anyone's mind. Halloween can be a nightmare for dogs. You might be thinking, "What? But Halloween is so fun! There's fun costumes. We [...]