dog nail filing

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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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 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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Disaster Plan for Pets Any planning you can do now will be helpful in the event of an emergency. Prepare a first aid and travel kit for your pet. Keep copies of important information about your pet and contact information that you can reference quickly with your travel kit. Check out these tips to help…

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Have you considered therapy dog training for your pup or adult rescue? Would you like to work as a therapy dog team to support your community by visiting with area school students or senior centers? If yes to those questions, now is the perfect time for you and your dog to go back-to-school too by…

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Kera’s Long Journey for a Forever Family By Karen Rider, guest blogger – Kera is a member of the Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center Dog Daycare family and the winning photo of the resort’s recent Cuddle Contest Kera is a “differently-abled” Siberian Husky who became a part of our family on January 4,…

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Bob Wharton has been a professional dog trainer with Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center for three years. He enjoys teaching the Puppy Preschool and Proper Petiquette small group training classes. His life-long passion for working with dogs started with training family dogs throughout the years. “Puppies and younger dogs want to learn and…

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dog running with a tennis ball in its mouth

Beachbody weather is around the corner so it’s time for that canine couch potato to emerge from the “long winter’s nap” to get moving.  Activities for dogs and cats provide meaningful exercise, mental stimulation, and being active encourages positive behaviors. Keeping your pet active can also benefit your wallet. Prevention of diseases through proper exercise…

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When shelter pets learn and thrive, good things happen! January is National Train Your Dog Month, and Leah’s story is shaping up to be proof that professional dog training can saves lives. Professional dog training offers numerous benefits to the dog and the owner. When a pet is properly trained, it shows that the dog is…

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