Pet Sitters vs. Pet Lodging: Which is Right for Your Dog?

When you’re unable to care for your dog, there are two main options:  you can bring your pet to a pet care facility or a pet sitter can come to your home.   At Pet Camp we understand that there is no single pet care services solution that is perfect for every dog.  Here are some…

August 15, 2012

Update: Pet Camp Welcomes Our First Ambass-a-Dog!

The San Francisco Animal Care & Control (SF/ACC) is sure tossing homeless dogs around the city a bone with the introduction of their new WOOF, Ambass-a-Dogs, & Special Forces pilot program! Pet Camp is delighted to welcome our first Ambass-a-Dog – Sheba! Sheba was chosen to kickoff the pilot program because she is extremely friendly…

July 31, 2012

WTF? Really, the cost of a dog bite is over $38,000?

According to StateFarm, California is number one — in dog bites.  The insurance company paid over $20 million in claims for 527 dog bites in California in 2011, averaging over $38,000 per claim. According to the New York TImes, the nationwide average is a bit lower at $29,000 per claim. I’m not belittling dog bites.  I’ve been…

July 19, 2012

Walmart: Will you save money? Will your pet live better?

Last year we wrote about a proposed federal law that would require veterinarians to provide all pet owners with written information about off-site (read non-veterinarian) options to fill pet prescriptions (we’ve included the text of that blog below). The bill is still working its way through Congress but it has gotten new attention with the…

July 17, 2012