Tick Prevention & Removal Tips

tick prevention

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

staying at a pet resort

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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Beachbody Preparation for Pets

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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Training Directs Playful Energy into Good Manners

Toby is still an exuberant, playful dog but now he demonstrates good manners and obedience skills thanks to a professional dog training program. Recently retired and with more time to devote to a pet, Linda and Rob wanted to adopt a puppy. They were in search of a mild-mannered dog breed with a sweet disposition…

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Tips for Socializing a Puppy

real life training for dogs

Training a puppy starts long before you arrive at an obedience class. Besides potty training and setting boundaries at home, early training should include plenty of socialization and new situations for your puppy to experience around the home and away from home. The first time your puppy hears a doorbell ring or a loud garbage…

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Pet Lodging: Preparations for Express Check In

dog boarding

If your dog or cat will be lodging at Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center, a little planning makes our Express Check In quick and easy. Here are a few tips to help you prepare… At Holiday House Pet Resort & Training Center, all the forms necessary for your pet’s stay are located on our website. Things…

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Activities for Dogs & Cats

Group of dogs on playground equipment

Activities for dogs and cats provide meaningful exercise and play. Staying active keeps your pet’s mind sharp and the body fit. Regular exercise and active play is essential throughout the year. Don’t let the cooler weather and shorter days decrease the amount of healthy activity your pet receives. The benefits of being active include: Weight…

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Canine Influenza: The Dog Flu

Dog with its head on a pillow

We’re all familiar with the human influenza virus that makes the rounds every winter. We sneeze, cough, have a runny nose, and suffer from chills and fever. Your dog can catch the canine influenza virus, and although the symptoms are similar to human flu, it’s not the same flu virus that infects people. The canine…

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