Why Training Matters at Pet Care Facilities

For better or worse, the doggie day care and pet boarding or lodging industry is largely unregulated.  This means that almost anyone can open a doggie day care, lodging facility, or operate as an independent contractor under one of the many platforms out there (like rover.com or wag!), without any training.  We think pet parents should…

August 9, 2018

Cash Cow or Your Pet’s Care?

A colleague recently sent me this Dogtopia ad from the Delta in-flight magazine. It was also featured in a half page ad in the Wall Street Journal. In case you don’t know, Dogtopia is a franchise doggie day care. Their webpage says they have over 70 locations with plans for 400 more. As pet parents,…

August 3, 2018

Pet Camp vs. Some App

You see them everywhere – Wag!, Rover.com, Dogvacay.com (now owned by rover.com), and who knows what else. These apps! You click on your phone and someone is there to take care of your dog. Sure, maybe we’re biased but we’re not convinced that an app is the best way to take care of your pet….

July 25, 2018

Grain Free Diets Good or Bad?

For several years now grain free diets have been growing in popularity. At Pet Camp, while we are agnostic on the grain free diet issue, we’ve seen an increase in the number of pet parents bringing in grain free diets for their dogs. While the dog food we feed at Pet Camp is made by…

July 20, 2018