Would you… Try Dogvacay.com?

Dog (Image Credit: Jeff Ro)

Dog (Image Credit: Jeff Ro)

Whether you’re going on a trip to Las Vegas or you’re just spending a few days with your sister who’s allergic to dogs, sometimes, you just can’t take Fido with you when you travel. Finding safe and affordable care for your pet can be difficult, so we want to know, would you try a service like Dogvacay.com?

Usually, people either find a pet-sitter (maybe their dog-loving neighbor next door) or seek out the local kennel to keep their pooch safe and cared for while they’re away. Some people are even able to give their dogs a fancy, vacation-style experience instead of just another cage in a row of metal boxes.  Unfortunately, these resort-like pet boarding facilities tend to be expensive leaving pet owners on a budget who want their dog to receive top notch treatment with limited options. Continue reading

Meeting a Dog

DOS and DON’TS of meeting and greeting unfamiliar animals

Meeting a Dog

Meeting a Animal (Image Credit: Claudio Gennari)

The primary rule when interacting with an animal that isn’t yours is to ask the owner first, assuming the animal has an owner. When you’re meeting – or just greeting – a domesticated animal that isn’t yours, however, there are several other rules you might want to follow. Continue reading