HOLIDAY HOUSE BLOG

How to Choose a Dog Collar or Harness?

By jpashenfelter | August 5, 2021

When it comes to choosing a collar or harness for your new furry friend, which is better? The answer depends on comfort, safety, and use (or training). It’s helpful to understand the different features and benefits of both before making a decision. Choosing between a collar or harness will also depend on your dog’s size,…

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Cat-Friendly Lodging for Professional Care

By jpashenfelter | July 19, 2021

Cat-friendly lodging or a pet sitter? Cats have independent personalities. It’s convenient to leave cats home alone since they don’t require a formal walk with a human to heed nature’s call, and prefer to nap in a quiet, sunny spot–from sunrise to sundown. But cats still enjoy the comforts and safety that humans provide. Dogs…

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Preparing Your Dog for Your Return to Work

By jpashenfelter | June 16, 2021

National Take Your Dog to Work Day took on a new meaning in June 2020, but what about this year? Most likely, your dog has enjoyed having you at home while you work. Taking walks, playing ball, and curling up for naps at your feet have become a daily routine. But your return to the…

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5 Reasons to Give Your Pup A Professional Pedicure

By jpashenfelter | March 31, 2021

Why struggle with dog nail filing or clipping when there are five fabulous reasons to give your pup a professional pedicure? If it’s not your dog’s nails clicking and clacking across your floors, or getting snagged on the good carpet, then it’s an Olympic wrestling match to clip the claws. When you leave it to…

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Why Dog Shedding Happens and How to Control It

By jpashenfelter | March 10, 2021

Explaining why dog shedding happens is easy, but how to control it can be a challenge. There are the usual, questionably successful, ways for dealing with a shedding pet, but now there is a better option. “As great as Trotter is, he’s a long-haired German Shepard. His hair was everywhere. There was a lot of…

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The Dog Daycare Experience: Three Unique Journeys

By jpashenfelter | March 3, 2021

The dog daycare experience is more than what meets the eye when you visit Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center. Yes, there is a yard filled with playful dogs engaged in activities and hanging out with friends. However, what goes unseen is the unique personality, the style of play, and the story behind each…

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Pet Skin and Coat Treatments for Visible Results

By jpashenfelter | February 11, 2021

Your dog might need skin and coat treatments if… the scratching and licking never end the red, inflamed spots indicate another infection the skin is flaky, and the coat is dull There’s more to your dog’s skin and coat than meets the eye. The skin and coat are a dog’s first line of protection from…

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Leave Pet Grooming Treatments to Us

By jpashenfelter | January 19, 2021

Let’s face it – giving your pet grooming treatments is not fun. We know you want to spend more fun time with your dog by: giving fewer baths, spending less time vacuuming up dog hair, avoiding your dog because of bad breath, and covering up nicks and scratches on your floor. But wait, how can…

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Great Ideas for Pet Holiday Gifts

By jpashenfelter | December 8, 2020

This year, make your pet holiday gifts extra special. Our dogs and cats give us unconditional comfort, companionship, and love. That has been especially true throughout this past year, and is evidenced by the wave of pet adoptions in 2020. Now is the time for giving back to the furry, four-legged friends in our lives.…

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Best Places in Bucks to Walk Your Dog

By jpashenfelter | October 5, 2020

The first week of October is National Walk Your Dog Week. For pet parents, every day includes walking the dog, but a full week of national recognition is a great opportunity to make it more exciting. Of course, the health benefits for dogs (and people) are many. So how can you take an ordinary walk…

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