Big Business Gobbling Up Pet Care Providers

San Francisco prides itself on its quirkiness. One of the ways San Francisco tries to keep its “differentness” is by preserving small locally owned businesses by keeping out “formula retail” (what everyone else calls “chains”). But while San Francisco is doing its best to preserve small businesses, pet care providers are seeing more consolidation as bigger…

February 18, 2015

Help Find the Cause of Why Dogs Bloat

Most pet parents of barrel chested dogs are way too familiar with bloat, but for you other pet parents… bloat is a very (and we mean very) serious condition where the dog’s stomach fills with gas and many times then twists on its axis. This condition is extremely life threatening because once the stomach flips is it…

February 11, 2015

Say Goodbye to the Dominatrix

Yes it’s true and for many of you this may be very sad – but it may be very good for your dog! For many years dominance has been a key term in dog training: you need to be the dominant one if your dog is going to respect you. Well without a safe word…

January 30, 2015

Training With E-Collars: New Study Says Costs Outweigh the Benefits

At Pet Camp we’ve made the decision that in our Camper Cadet dog training program we will use only positive re-enforcement. We’ve worked with dogs from both private homes and animal shelters, all with amazing results. Before we implemented Camper Cadets we met with many dog trainers and got exposed to many different training techniques including…

January 22, 2015