Bordetella, the “kennel cough”: Preventing Dog Colds

There was recently a story on the news about an outbreak of Bordetella in the East Bay. Let’s start by clarifying one important thing: unfortunately, Bordetella is sometimes and inaccurately referred to as “kennel cough”, it is important to remember that Bordetella is an airborne virus that can be contracted anywhere dogs are in close…

June 6, 2012

Chihuahuas Party On

Animal shelters in San Francisco used to be overflowing with pit bulls.  Now it’s chihuahuas. Saturday, June 2, The Whole EnChichuahua Fesitival celebrates these small dogs from noon to 4pm in Dolores Park, San Francisco.  Started as a means to encourage the parents of Chihuahuas to spay or neuter their pets – the festival is fun.  How could it not be with…

June 1, 2012

Miso: a Mine Detection Dog from Iraq

As we begin to get ready for Memorial Day, we wanted to share this guest blog written by Holly, the parent of one of our campers, Miso.  We want to thank Holly for taking the time to share this amazing story!!  If you have a Pet Camp camper story you want to share, please email…

May 22, 2012

Mark’s Big Mouth Pays Off

Last week, Mark was named Small Business Advocate of the Year by San Francisco’s Small Business Network. In a City filled with so many dynamic and engaged small businesses, this is truly a great honor. Of course, Mark has the ability to be engaged in the issues facing San Francisco’s small businesses only because the…

May 17, 2012