It’s The End of the World as We Know It

This summer the University of California at Davis released a study that the English Bulldog’s gene pool may be too small to save the breed.  The study was widely reported locally and was recently reported in DVM360 (a veterinary medicine journal).  In short, the study revealed that the traits we have spent hundreds of years…

September 29, 2016

big and small dogs can go to doggie day care

Have We Gone Too Far?

For many years we’ve been hearing about the issue of obesity in dogs. Sadly, just like there has been an increase in the number of obese humans in the United States; there has been a rise in the number of overweight dogs. What might amaze some is that the remedies available to humans are being…

September 21, 2016

Introducing Dogs To Babies

As this picture can attest, it’s been a long time since we brought a new baby into our house. But there was a time a mere 14 years ago when we had three dogs (a Newfoundland, a Great Dane, and a Labrador) and 4 kids under 2 years old all living in a 950 square foot…

September 14, 2016

Sami gets a new home and free doggie day care too

Sami Needs a New Home

Around the middle of August Sami checked into Pet Camp for a short 4 day stay.  Unfortunately for very sad reasons way beyond Sami’s, and maybe anyone else’s, control, Sami was never picked up and we learned that she never would be.  Under California state law when something like this happens (and it has happened…

September 9, 2016