Since opening in 1997, Dogwood Acres has had a vision for a fun and safe environment remains — a place where pets love to play and pet owners love to take them.
At first glance, the pure muscle and stature of an American Bully can rather intimidating. Mix that with the common idea that these breeds are aggressive fighting dogs, and you can understand why humans can be hesitant. However in truth, they can be one of the most loving and affectionate
A pet can bring so much love and care into our lives. Some Millennials are asking if perhaps for now, that is simply enough.
Many of the highly infectious common diseases and viruses that often result in canine fatalities are now completely preventable through vaccinations.
Going away? Professional pet care facilities provide a reliable solution that's fun for dogs as well.
Professionals at a doggie daycare facility know how to manage all kinds of dogs in social situations.
Frequently, there's even more than one cat and one dog in the house, and sometimes, they're the very best of friends.
As your schedule starts to shift with work, school, or other out-of-home demands, start preparing your pet for some separation.
While so many people are getting tired of a pandemic-related stay-at-home, work-from-home lifestyle, you might have noticed fatigue signs in your furry family members, too.
Age, vaccinations, and your vet’s suggestions all play a role in determining when your puppy could be ready for an overnight adventure at your favorite pet facility.
Things changed dramatically in January 1961 when President John F. Kennedy and his young family moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Can you name any of the pets that felt at home in the Oval Office? Do you know who was the famous pet parent to Fido, Fala, Checkers, King Tut and Socks?
Is there a cat curled up on your sofa right now? Or draped across your laptop as you work? Raise your hand if there's a dog resting in your favorite chair or parked at your feet as you read this. Pet parents everywhere know—and we really don't mind—that these furry
"Dogs aren't born with the skills needed to take on the world, they have to be exposed to new experiences and intentionally socialized,” explains Samantha Hillmer, systems and communications manager at Canine to Five in Detroit, Michigan.
If a puppy and kitten are raised together, they will probably get along just fine, especially at home. But, that behavior is different around other dogs and cats.
If you’re taking your dog to the beach, lake, or river for the first time, make no assumptions. Make sure you—literally—let your dog test the waters under the watchful eye of professional carers in a safe place such as a pet care facility with a pool.
Pet care options now go way beyond the basics. In addition to day care and boarding, you can find all sorts of services to amenities, extras and add-ons.
Doggie day care can save the day. Every pet parent should rest assured that these facilities make it a priority to provide for your beloved pet. Every doggie deserves day care and every pet parent deserves a little extra time in their day!
Who doesn’t want to spend the summer at camp? Just ask your dog. While it’s not exactly canoeing, camp songs and s’mores, it is the dog version. And yeah, it’s pretty much as exciting as it sounds. They get to play all day while you are busy doing your thing.
Whether you’re traveling overnight for work or vacation, trip planning is more complicated than ever. And while taking your furry friends along can be great, doggie boarding can be a much simpler, and better option for both you and your pet—especially if you’re finding it difficult to find accommodations to
Being home these days means working remotely, seeing family on Zoom, virtual cocktail parties, and plenty of Uber Eats and Postmates. Unfortunately, our pets haven’t mastered the virtual world yet. We’re interacting less, and seeing face masks when we do go out is a little unsettling for us all. In
It’s a dog’s life. Especially when the “dog days” are filled with running, jumping, treats, toys and a little butt-sniffing among friends. With a huge increase in pet ownership and fostering, day care and boarding options are growing in numbers and popularity along with it. From small, local operations to
Life with a dog is amazing. They are a best friend, an exercise buddy, a wingman and a constant source of entertainment. But when life throws you a curve ball, your pup may need some special attention of their own, and quickly.
If only our dogs could drive themselves…! It seems we are all busier than ever with work, family and home. Then there’s errands, shopping, and yes, still traffic jams. So do you really have the time to chauffeur your dog to and from day care? And if you use public transportation,
From new puppies to old friends, our four-legged companions are one of the best things for us—now more than ever. Warm cuddles, hilarious antics and endless games of fetch keep us connected, and frankly just make us feel good.
Spending so much time at home with our dogs lately is amazing, right? Everyone is relaxed, happy, and feeling all that unconditional love. So what if you are planning (or unexpectedly need) to travel overnight and can’t or don’t want to bring your pet?
There’s nothing like a road trip with your best friend. Packing a cooler with all your favorite snacks, grabbing some fun toys, and feeling the wind in your faces as you head out on the open road.