Summer Heat – What To Do If Your Dog Overheats

San Francisco is blessed with our Ocean Air Conditioner. Ask any San Franciscan and they’ll tell you our summer starts in September, when the Central Valley in California begins to cool down, but for most of the traditional summer months we melt if it gets above 75 degrees and after three days of hot sun (you…

May 24, 2016

Pet Boarding and Day Care Trade Shows – How Much Fun Does That Sound?

The other week, Michelle, Mauricio and I attended Barkleigh Production’s Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo in Burbank. Mauricio attended seminars on all sorts of things related to doggy day care, dog socialization, assessing dog behavior, managing group play and everything cool related to overall pet care. Michelle went to seminars on training (humans), hiring, and customer…

May 19, 2016

It’s A Pet Emergency – Where Do You Go?

Every pet parent dreads it: there is something wrong with your pet and you don’t know what to do. For some things you can catch your breath, call your regular veterinarian and make an appointment. But what about for things that can’t wait or that you already know need emergency care or very specialized care?…

May 17, 2016

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Losing Money to Protect Your Dog’s Health

A few years ago Pet Camp suffered a one star Yelp review because we wouldn’t let a first time client board his dog with us without proof of vaccines. This potential client was irate in our lobby and blasted us on Yelp probably before he started his car to pull away. The counselors who stood their…

May 13, 2016