Debunking Black Dog Syndrome

For many years it has been stated that black dogs (and cats for that matter) were harder for animal shelters to find homes for than dogs of other colors. Well, a recently published study calls this into question. A study in the journal Animal Welfare examined four years of adoption records at two shelters in the…

September 7, 2016

Pet Camp Passes PetMD Test

PetMD, a web site that claims to be Vet Authored and Vet Approved, recently posted a blog entitled “8 Signs of a Bad Boarding Kennel.”  The blog has caused some consternation in the doggie day care and dog boarding industry because, as always, not everyone agrees with what makes or doesn’t make a good doggie…

September 1, 2016

Pet Care: Concern About Convenience Euthanasia

I was reading a recent issue of DVM Magazine that included a discussion of “convenience euthanasia.” Perhaps like many, I had to pause and consider what “convenience euthanasia” was. The briefest definition is when a pet parent requests that a pet be euthanized for reasons other than to end suffering due to a medical issue….

August 23, 2016


Doggie Day Care | Lonely Dog No More

All too often we hear, “I wish my dog could go to doggie day care, but she doesn’t get along well with other dogs.” Well perhaps not getting along with dogs means no doggie day care at other pet care facilities, but it sure doesn’t mean that at Pet Camp. One of the things that…

August 18, 2016