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Profiling vs. Risk Management In Dog Group Play

I was having a conversation about dog group play with a friend of mine who runs an amazing pet care business here in California.  I cannot say enough how much I respect this individual, enjoy speaking with him about our pet resort, and value his contributions to the pet care industry.  Can you guess by this…

April 12, 2016

Not Enough Dogs?

I was reading an article in Pet Business Magazine about the shortage of dogs in the United States. Now there are days when I feel that there is a shortage of dogs at Pet Camp (come on campers, make those reservations!), but a shortage of dogs in the country? I had never even considered that….

March 28, 2016

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Wearing Our Politics on our Sleeves

The other week, a pet parent responded to the Pet Camp San Francisco newsletter with the following comment:  “Please keep in mind, not all of your clients are left leaning liberals. Some of us still think for ourselves. Perhaps leaving politics out of your advertising might be a good business decision.”  As much as I appreciate this…

March 25, 2016

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Cats Need Stimulation Too!

For as long as Pet Camp has been around (since 1997, in case you were wondering), there has been uniform agreement on the need for dogs to get stimulation. Maybe there was debate as to whether that stimulation should come from a long walk or group play or both, but everyone agreed that dogs needed stimulation….