Can Your Dog Do This? Trick Training 101

By | 2014-09-03T12:00:00+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Dog Training, DogBoy's Staff, Training|

“My dog doesn’t listen.” “He chews up the rug because he’s mad at me.” “My dog is just so stubborn!” As a trainer, I hear comments like this frequently, and I have a different perspective on such issues. Your dog is not obstinate, vengeful or stubborn…your dog is bored. Behaviors like barking, digging, chewing on [...]

Farewell DogBoy’s, Time to Turn the Page by Jay Robison

By | 2014-05-22T12:00:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|DogBoy's Family, DogBoy's Staff, DogBoys|

"All lives are stories," said Matt Smith in his last episode as The Doctor on Doctor Who, "just make sure yours is a good one." Over the last 8 and a half years, it has been my honor and privilege to have DogBoy’s as a part of my story, and it has been very good. [...]

The Magic of DogBoy’s: Bart’s Story

By | 2013-09-11T12:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2013|Articles & Info, DogBoy's Family, DogBoy's Staff, DogBoys|

The magic? That feeling you get when you see or feel something that you can't explain. DogBoy's is just a name and it is just a place. The magic is in the people who work here. The "magic" started in the early 1990's. I was not feeling any magic at my job in advertising. They [...]

Dog Training 101: Why Participating in Classes is Important to Me

By | 2013-07-19T12:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Dog Training, DogBoy's Staff|

Elsie was a poster child for Dog Training. I adopted my 8 year old dog, Elsie, about 7 months ago. I took her on because her previous owner couldn’t accommodate her needs any longer. I will admit, she is a difficult one. She’s been known to be a great escape artist, a digger, reactive to [...]

DogBoy’s is Hiring! Who Wants to Work with Dogs?

By | 2013-07-08T12:00:00+00:00 July 8th, 2013|DogBoy's Family, DogBoy's Staff|

DogBoy’s Dog Ranch is hiring! Located just northeast of Austin, we are seeking dog-lovers with experience in customer service. In this fast-paced work environment, we need organized individuals with critical thinking and great communication skills. Here are the two positions we're looking for and the skills needed for each: Office Receptionist: Skills we are looking [...]

Is My Dog Fat? Lacy’s Story

By | 2013-06-17T12:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Daycare, Dog Wellness, DogBoy's Staff, Your Dog's Diet|

My husband and I recently welcomed a new dog into the pack (oh, joy!). I won’t mention that brings the total pups to…umm…five in the Baker Prince household! Ok, I guess I will mention it. Lacy came to us a few weeks ago after her owner passed away, and we’re thrilled we could offer her [...]

Good Dog Food Brought Straight to Your Door

By | 2012-03-20T12:00:00+00:00 March 20th, 2012|Articles & Info, DogBoy's Staff, Your Dog's Diet|

We're all crazy busy, right? Shuttling kids from here to there and back again. Working from dawn to dusk. We can barely catch ourselves coming when we're going. It's truly a dog-eats-good-dog-food world out there, and we at DogBoy's want to keep it that way. That's why we've partnered up with Mr.Chewy, an online pet [...]

An Update on Pancake

By | 2011-09-13T12:00:00+00:00 September 13th, 2011|DogBoy's Staff|

Many of you know Pancake, our orange tabby barn cat. He's very friendly and loves attention. And many of you have been surprised to see him in the office the last few months. What's going on? Has Pancake retired from the barn to become an office cat?For some time, there have been tell-tale signs [...]