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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A play and learn dog training program provides the right balance of playing, learning obedience skills and socializing that suits the energy of a puppy. This is the story of Eddie and his mom… Eddie is an active golden doodle puppy who loves to learn. His forever mom, Segan, never raised a puppy so the…

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5 Tips for A Successful School Year Back to school, back to work…and back to daycare for your pup! It was a great summer spending days with neighborhood dogs, canine pals at the dog park, or at the beach house with BFFs (best furry friends) of family and friends. Now is a great time to…

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training a puppy

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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