Say it ain’t so: San Francisco a BAD City for Cats!

At the end of last year, OneVet released a survey that placed San Francisco as number 8 of the 10 WORST cities for a cat! We tried to find the actual survey on OneVet’s web page to no avail and then scoured the internet looking – also to no avail. So as much as we…

January 11, 2022

Why Positive Reinforcement Dog Training?

I haven’t watched many animal television shows since Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom got cancelled. Really, what’s left to watch after Jim finished wrestling with the wild boar? According to the folks at Your Dog, it’s probably a good thing I stopped watching and perhaps you should too. Why should we use positive reinforcement to…

December 28, 2021

Continuing Education at Pet Camp

Last month, Michelle and Mark attended a four day “pet boarding and daycare expo.” Like conferences from long ago (say 18 months to 2 years ago) this event was full of owners and managers of overnight care and doggie day care facilities from around the country, those thinking about getting into the pet care industry,…

December 21, 2021

Short Days and Long Walks in San Francisco

Nope, this is not part of an online dating profile, it’s a warning about the months ahead: shorter days make longer walks with your dog harder. When it’s dark in the morning when you get up and dark by 4:30 at night, it’s really hard to get in a quality dog walk. But this is…

November 22, 2021