Does The Idea of Social Capital Apply to Dogs?

Social capital is the idea that groups do better when there is trust among the members of the group.  The basic idea is that through trust in others and confidence that others are not out to “get you” everyone in the group benefits; people have better connections with others, society improves because people trust others…

January 20, 2021

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Pet Camp Isn’t Walmart

Just in case you were wondering, Pet Camp is not Walmart. We’re not the largest private employer in the United States, we’ve never locked employees in one of our buildings overnight (though a counselor does spend the night at the Main Campground), and we’ve always offered comprehensive health care with a contribution that the counselors…

January 14, 2021

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Pandemic Pup or Friend for Life?

One of the few positive things from the pandemic – ok, maybe the only really positive thing – has been the uptick of pet adoptions. Rescues and shelters around the country are reporting record placements and many are experiencing a “shortage” of adoptable pets. Unfortunately, the positive change may not be long lasting. According to…

December 1, 2020

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What Covid-19 Has Taught Us About Dog Vaccines

Pet Camp requires all dog campers to be up to date on 4 vaccines: Rabies DHPP (sometimes referred to as distemper) Bordetella (for canine cough) CIV (dog flu) We think requiring dogs to be current on these vaccines is essential for their health and safety as well as the health and safety of the dogs…

November 18, 2020