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New Daycare Program Designed for Puppies

By jpashenfelter | December 15, 2022

Dog daycare is a terrific program for an active puppy. A daycare program that blends different breeds and ages gives puppies a broader experience. Sometimes, however, the transition from a smaller puppy socialization class to a larger daycare group can be overwhelming for a growing pup. Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center is introducing…

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The Right Dog Training Programs for Busy Parents

By jpashenfelter | November 16, 2022

You’ve already decided to train your new pup, but what type of training program is the right one? The first consideration should be how much time is available to commit to training your new puppy or dog. Training a dog takes practice, patience, and consistency—all of which take time. If your answer is some variation…

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Dog Enrichment: Why Socialization, Exercise, and Stimulation Matter

By jpashenfelter | September 12, 2022

The start of another school year means fun, new experiences. Students are back in class exercising their minds. It’s a great time to think about enrichment and learning activities for your fur kids too! They may look cute curled up in their bed while the house is quiet, but, when given the choice, your dog…

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On the Road Again: Tips for Car Rides with a Dog

By jpashenfelter | August 4, 2022

You and your canine companion go everywhere together. The dog is dancing with excitement on your lap or hanging out of an open window during the car ride. It’s the cutest of scenes we see so often, but not without hidden risks. When arriving together safely at your destination is the objective, buckling in your…

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Tips to Help Pets Feel Comfortable with Summer Celebrations

By jpashenfelter | July 1, 2022

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, everyone loves a good summer celebration complete with backyard firecrackers and firework displays. But some dogs not appreciate the noisy commotion. It’s known that dogs have a greater ability to hear sounds—including higher frequencies and different pitches—than humans. This is also the case for volume with extreme sensitivity to…

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Tick Prevention & Removal Tips

By jpashenfelter | June 6, 2022

Tick season has become a year-round affair in many areas of the country, and summer is the peak. Couple that with spending more time outside—walks in the park, runs through an open field, hikes along wooded trails—and it’s the perfect condition for Fido to become host to these pesky parasites. Engaging in outdoor activities during…

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Do You Have It All? 4 Important Steps Before Dropping Your Pup at the Pet Resort

By jpashenfelter | May 16, 2022

Summer is here! Your vacation is planned, and Fluffy’s reservation for staying at the pet resort is set. Now what? The pet resort check-in process will be easier if everything that is needed for the stay is completed before arriving. At Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center, you can take advantage of our express…

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Benefits of Outerwear for Dogs

By jpashenfelter | April 11, 2022

Interview with Vince Fahringer, Manager of Dogs and Cats Rule in Doylestown, PA about outerwear for dogs Spring has arrived, so the warmer temperatures are an invitation to emerge from our winter hibernation. Taking a walk around the neighborhood? Going to a friend’s house?  Maybe even headed to Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center! No…

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Tips for Stress-Free Dog Nail Care

By jpashenfelter | March 18, 2022

All dogs require proper nail care. Paws, like our feet, withstand a plethora of surfaces and conditions to keep them moving by your side. But dogs don’t have protective footwear like we do so keeping their nails in tip-top shape is essential. A bad nail can make a difference in how a dog walks, which…

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The Best Skin and Coat Care for Your Dog

By jpashenfelter | February 14, 2022

How often should I bathe my dog during the winter months?  Actually, frequent bathing with moisture-rich shampoos and conditioners can improve the health of your dog’s skin and coat. Since a dog’s skin and coat are the first line of defense from the harsh winter conditions, year-round care is essential for strong protection. Winter flakes…

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