The Right Dog Training Programs for Busy Parents

dog training programs

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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Tick Prevention & Removal Tips

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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

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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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Cat-Friendly Lodging for Professional Care

cat friendly lodging

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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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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Training a Puppy: Fifi’s Story

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Fifi was everything you’d expect from a 4-month old Shih Tzu-mix puppy—super cute, energetic, nippy…and a “bit of a wild child” according to her mom. So where do you begin with training a super-charged puppy that bites everything that moves, pulls on a lead, and goes potty everywhere but outside? “It felt like Fifi was…

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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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