Homeschoolers need socialization, and so do dogs!

There are lots of opinions about homeschooling kids.   Some parents swear by it and some swear at it; thankfully this blog is not meant to persuade anyone of the pros or cons of homeschooling.   Even the advocates of homeschooling agree that an important component of homeschool is ensuring adequate socialization.   Sure, what…

December 19, 2018

Don’t let your dog be S.A.D.

It’s that time of year when the days are short and the nights are long.  Even in sunny California (which granted San Francisco is not really part of) we’re seeing a lot less sun than we like.  In humans, this can result in a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (or S.A.D.). The Mayo Clinic  says…

December 13, 2018

Why We Care: Pet Camp Cares and how we give back

Last month we introduced Pet Camp Cares.  Since we opened way back in 1997, Pet Camp has been part of the San Francisco community. Virginia and I live in San Francisco, we raised our 4 kids in San Francisco, and of course, now Virginia works for the City and County of San Francisco.  All of…

December 4, 2018

Cheapest Isn’t The Best

Cheapest isn’t always the best Last week we had a potential client complain about our business model and our pricing.  In the most succinct terms she complained that we would not do “bare bones” kenneling of her dog – i.e., we wouldn’t let her dog just stay in an enclosure all day for the 9…

November 30, 2018