Government ClosedPet Camp Open

The last time the federal government shut down Virginia and Mark were both working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  Then the issue was “The Contract With America” (better known in San Francisco as “The Contract On America”) – we’re a bit hazy on what the real issue is this time. But never mind the…

September 30, 2013

I Hate Hot Spots!

I hate hot spots! When my dog gets a hot spot I take it as almost a personal attack: why is my dog so stupid that she keeps chewing on herself? What caused it? Is it something I did or didn’t do? So what is a hot spot? A hot spot, which is technically referred…

September 26, 2013

Obama Supports Pit Bulls

The last few weeks have been pretty hectic for the policy makers within the Obama administration.  As if trying to decide how to respond to Edward Snowden or chemical weapons in Syria wasn’t enough for these pundits, the President also got involved in the controversy associated with Breed Specific Legislation!  We at Pet Camp are…

September 16, 2013

Single No More – You Have a Dog!

While families still make up the majority of pet parents in the United States, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, the gap between families and singles has narrowed greatly over the past 5 years. From 2006 to 2011 the percentage of singles with pets (primarily dogs) increased almost 17% from 46.9% to 54.7% while the…

September 12, 2013