Should My Puppy Attend Dog Daycare?

should my puppy attend dog daycare

Should my puppy attend dog daycare? What is the right age to enroll? Dog daycare can be a terrific program for an active puppy but there are a few considerations before jumping right into the fun. Start with Socializing Your Puppy Early training should include plenty of socialization and new situations for your puppy to…

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How to Choose a Dog Collar or Harness?

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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The Dog Daycare Experience: Three Unique Journeys

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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Back-to-School: Therapy Dog Training

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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Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs

One positive of being at home during the pandemic has been the ability to spend a lot of time with a new puppy or a new dog. Now is the right time to help your puppy feel comfortable when it’s time for the family to return to work or school. There are steps you can…

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Resort Trainer Helps Reestablish National Therapy Dog Organization

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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Caring for A Puppy

Congratulations! Whether this is your first puppy or you’ve done this before, caring for a puppy includes helping your pet adjust to family life and establishing a foundation of care for a long and healthy life. VACCINATIONS Vaccinations protect your pets from serious infections and diseases as well as promote wellness throughout the pet community by avoiding…

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Fun Activities for Your Dog and Cat

With the many changes in our lives due to COVID-19, our pets can be such a comfort to us! Although we are all practicing self-isolation, social distancing, or quarantine, we can still partner with our pets to keep them active and have fun together. Your canine couch potato might be more active with everyone at…

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Beachbody Preparation for Pets

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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 & Thrive: Leah’s Story

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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