No Bling In Playgroup Please

When a pet parent checks their dog into Pet Camp, we always ask “can you please remove your leash & collar after we put on one of our name bands and slip leads.” First time pet parents almost always ask, “Why? Doesn’t he/she need his/her collar?” We gently explain that we don’t want anything to…

May 23, 2013

Talking to New Pet Parents

Just like with new human parents, new pet parents have a lot to learn about their new young one. As both a human dad and a pet parent, there were, and I guess still are, times when I felt that everyone I met walking around San Francisco was the “expert” on human kid care, dog…

May 17, 2013

Regulating Commercial Dog Walkers in San Francisco

For at least the past 10 years San Francisco has been discussing ways to regulate commercial dog walkers who use the City’s parks. In early 2012 San Francisco added Article 39, Commercial Dog Walkers, to its Health Code with the intent that the regulations would become effective on January 1, 2013. Article 39 sets forth…

May 8, 2013

How Many Calories in a Bull’s Penis?

Yup, that’s sure an attention getter for a blog post! Pet Camp is not a retail store, we’re a doggie day care and dog and cat overnight care facility – but we do have a small retail area. We stock mostly inexpensive items (toys and treats) including “bully sticks.” On a fairly regular basis a pet parent…

May 2, 2013