Tech and the Small Business

We opened Pet Camp 17 years ago at the start of what became known as the “Dot-Com Boom.” While everyone else who was starting a business was going high tech, we went low-low tech. The “Dot-Com Boom” went onto become the “Dot-Com Bust” and many of those remarkable tech companies (anyone remember Pets.com?) left while…

March 27, 2013

Cost and End of Life Decisions

Sadly, there is a time in every pet parent’s life when that most dreaded decision has to be made. While deciding to put a pet to sleep is never easy, there are times when the decision point is “clearer.” Yet there are many times when the decision is made for “non-medical” reasons.  Here at Pet…

March 20, 2013

Where Does Your Charitable Donation Go?

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently agreed to pay (that’s right PAY) $9.3 million to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus over unproven claims brought by the ASPCA that the Circus abused elephants. Way back in 2000 the ASPCA sued the Circus claiming there was elephant abuse, a…

March 13, 2013

Dog Training Saves Lives

Recently we hosted two 10-month old Rottweiler puppies, Carmine and Vincent, from San Francisco Animal Care and Control for a week of lodging and training. These two very cute (but rambunctious) puppies had not passed the adoption test because they were too difficult to manage.Sadly, failure to pass the adoption test often means that the dog will…

March 5, 2013