I Have Allergies, Can I Get A Dog?

By |2017-05-05T14:38:31+00:00November 21st, 2016|dog owners, Dog Safety|

  Many dog lovers are cursed with pet allergies that get between them and their furry friends. While they may never grab a tissue for you, picking the right dog can help alleviate your allergies immensely. I’m living proof that you can have a life surrounded by dogs despite allergies. That’s right, the Ranch’s resident [...]

How Do I Keep My Dog Warm This Winter?

By |2017-05-05T15:06:14+00:00November 7th, 2016|cold weather, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Dogs and humans are different. That’s a no brainer. I mean, just look at them! Most people, especially dog owners, understand that dogs act differently, think differently, and have completely different needs than we do. However, when it comes to warmth we might treat our pets more like people and less like dogs. Here’s [...]

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, [...]

Why Does My Dog Need Heartworm Control?

By |2017-07-10T13:34:55+00:00October 10th, 2016|dog health, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  No dog is safe from heartworms. It may sound sensational but any dog can get heartworms, and Texas is among the top ten states for heartworm infections. It is imperative that you understand how heartworms are transmitted, and how to protect your pet from them. What Causes Heartworms? Heartworms are caused by infected mosquitoes [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Risks & Rewards: Should I Get My Dog MicroChipped?

By |2017-05-05T16:41:38+00:00September 12th, 2016|dog health, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Microchipping your dog can be the determining factor in whether your dog comes home safely after being lost. However, we know there’s a lot of hesitation that comes with putting your dog through any kind of invasive procedure. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to microchip your dog, this guide will [...]

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 Reasons Invisible Shock Collar Fences Are Hazardous To You & Your Dog

By |2017-08-23T15:52:51+00:00August 1st, 2016|dog boarding, dog care, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

  Disclaimer: In this article we are discussing the use of invisible perimeter fences that shock dogs through an electronic collar. However, this is not a comment on the specific brand Invisible Fence. Also, we want to say that we understand why some people see a need for using invisible shock collar fences in some [...]