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


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….


Sometimes, Moms Don’t Know Best

The other week someone forwarded me this blog advocating small dogs for kids. Now, I know that I’m completely assuming that Ms. Borboa is a mother (at least I hope she is; otherwise, what is she doing writing a blog about dogs and kids?), but as a father of four kids I tell you Ms. Borboa…

March 21, 2016

What’s In a Name? DNA vs. Human Assessment of Pit Bulls

Well, it turns out a lot if that name is “pit bull.” In direct contrast to Justice Stewart who said “I know it when I see it.” (Jacobellis v. Ohio, 1964), a recent study in the Veterinary Journal states that those working at animal shelters don’t actually know a pit bull when they see it (which,…

March 16, 2016