Pet Boarding & Daycare

Good From Bad: Education, Certification, Collaboration In The Face Of Legislation

Good From Bad: Education, Certification, Collaboration In The Face Of Legislation

A new year has begun, and with it comes the opportunity to reflect on the past and how it will impact the future of the pet care services industry.  Many changes took place last year that will affect our industry—some good, some bad. Always with a preference for the good, we’ll start with the bad […]

Picky Eaters: Tips For Proactive Good Eating Habits

Picky Eaters: Tips For Proactive Good Eating Habits

It’s often a very difficult and emotional decision when a pet parent decides to trust someone else with the important job of caring for their dog while they’re away from home. Top pet care providers understand and take this responsibility seriously. Along with the dog’s overall safety and comfort, ensuring guests eat well is among […]

What Every Pet Business Needs To Know About Parvo

What Every Pet Business Needs To Know About Parvo

Canine parvovirus (CPV) is a non–enveloped, single-stranded DNA virus that replicates in rapidly dividing cells.(1) The CPV–2b strain has been considered the most prevalent form of canine parvovirus worldwide, however, a new strain, CPV–2c is also found in the US and is increasing in prevalence.(1) Canine parvovirus is transmitted through the oral–fecal route and is […]

Epoxy And Other Resinous Floor Coatings For Your Facility

Epoxy And Other Resinous Floor Coatings For Your Facility

In many types of facilities, flooring for dog kennels isn’t designed to withstand the damage that harsh conditions can cause, potentially harming dogs and people in animal training facilities, dog daycares, and other operations. The use of dog kennel floor coatings can keep floors sanitary and slip resistant.  In using epoxy and other resinous floor […]

Country Club Pet Resort: Setting The Standard For Three Generations

Country Club Pet Resort: Setting The Standard For Three Generations

Just imagine vacationing at an exclusive resort nestled on twenty private acres near Calgary, Alberta Canada. A breathtaking panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains can be seen from the balcony of the themed guest rooms of the all-inclusive resort. It features a fresh water swimming pool with a cascading waterfall, acres of nature trails for […]

The Importance Of Facility Tours

The Importance Of Facility Tours

Costs of operating a pet care business are on the rise. Labor, taxes, utilities, maintenance…all have increased. If you want to increase your revenues in 2017 without cutting services, doing a better job with client acquisition is a great start. Client acquisition is typically done three ways within a pet care facility. Prospective clients knock […]

3 Reasons Why Blogging Is Important to Your Web Marketing

3 Reasons Why Blogging Is Important to Your Web Marketing

Image is everything on the Internet. And integrating a blog into your Website is a great way to improve the online image of your business. In fact, most pet care businesses with successful Web Marketing plans incorporate a blog into their strategy. Here are the three reasons why you should consider doing the same: Blogs […]

Meeting Specific Training Needs

Meeting Specific Training Needs

Meeting specific training needs by offering additional packages to a dog’s boarding and daycare visit is an excellent way to improve a dog’s behavior and experience while maintaining high customer satisfaction and sales. Senior Dogs The unique training needs of senior dogs are comfort, physical health, and senior–specific enrichment. Keeping hind-end muscles from atrophy in […]

Creature Comforts Pet Resort

Creature Comforts Pet Resort

When you follow your dream, there is no limit to what you can accomplish. Creature Comforts Pet Resort in Longview, Texas is proof positive of that. Tonya Read started Creature Comforts in November of 1996. It began as a pet sitting and dog walking service, and over the years became quite successful. But, from the […]