Cat squad at Pet Camp

Cat Safari: What’s In a Name?

I was reading a post on Smart Pet Parent (one of my new go to places for information on both being a pet parent and being in the pet care businesses) called “Cat Kennel, Cat Hotel, or Cat Resort: How Are These Pet Facilities Different?.” I’ve never liked the word “kennel” as it brings up…

September 8, 2020

happy dogs in the Meadow

Is Your Pet Unique? Thoughts on Franchises for Pet Care

I was reading an article on Small Business Trends touting pet franchises (which in the article really meant dog business franchises) and how they are great small business opportunities. I must admit that as an independent small business owner, I view franchises as different from, and in some ways, not small businesses.  I say that…

August 18, 2020

Pet Friendly Place San Francisco

Pet Friendly Hotels – Not Always So Pet Friendly

I get the idea of traveling with your dog sounds like fun. There were a few years that I took Splash with me on every trip to Lake Tahoe – she was great in the car and loved the chance to sleep in the bed at the cheap (and I do mean cheap) hotel we…

August 10, 2020

dogs in savannah2

San Francisco Veterinary Appointments and Vaccines Update

Over the past few weeks, we’ve gotten several calls from concerned pet parents that they can’t get their camper’s vaccines updated before coming to Pet Camp. To get a better understanding of the situation we reached out to one of the largest veterinary clinics in San Francisco and can confirm that it is currently very…

August 6, 2020