Mobile Dog Daycare Comes to Northern Virginia

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Every day is different at Romp N Roam (RNR), Northern Virginia’s only mobile dog daycare that also provides crate-free boarding. RNR picks up dogs in the morning at their home and takes them out for a full day of fun before bringing them back, tired and happy, in the late afternoon. On some days, the pack takes long walks along trails in public parks; on others, they play with their friends socializing and chasing balls in the park. “Dogs need routine, ...

Home to Home Kennel Club – The Newest Concept in Kennel Alternative

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As always, necessity is the mother of invention. When Kat Brooks and Wendy Keesler joined forces to create Home to Home Kennel Club, Inc. it was the final fruition of a dream. In 1971, Kat, a Certified Master Dog Groomer who has worked at several different kennels over the years, left her Champion Weimaraner, Blanco, in a local kennel. Blanco had a long run in which to exercise along with other dogs in adjoining runs. This was an ideal situation ...

Tips for Preparing Your Pet for Boarding

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It’s important to prepare your pet for boarding the way you prepare yourself for a trip. Whether it’s your pet’s first time or he’s a kennel regular, the experts at Best Friends Pet Resorts (Gaithersburg and Rockville MD, and Fairfax VA) offer the following tips: • Update your pet’s vaccinations.Be sure the kennel requires proof of vaccination (otherwise your pet might be exposed to illness) and check with your vet about whether your pet’s inoculations need updating. It’s best to ...

Special Needs Boarding

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Do you avoid traveling because you cannot find a place that will care for your special needs pet the way you would? Well, you can now put your mind at ease, as there are facilities that are trained and equipped to care for special needs pets. Special needs pets are animals that are sick, geriatric, or have mobility problems. Many special needs pets have conditions that include diabetes, asthma, kidney failure, heart disease, arthritis, weakness, and paralysis. These pets require ...

What Makes a Quality Boarding Kennel?

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Choosing a boarding kennel for your pet is much like choosing day care for a child, say the experts at Best Friends Pet Care. Or course you want the facility to be clean, safe and in good repair. But what’s most important for your pet’s happiness is interaction with caring humans. Even if you have a favorable recommendation from a friend, you should visit any kennel you are considering. Stop in during business hours and ask for a tour. (You should ...

U.S. PET OWNERS WANT MORE PAMPERING FOR THEIR PETS

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Survey Find Trend To Treat Pets Like Kids Continues to Grow Remote video monitoring, supervised play groups and routine health check-ups -- those are just a few of the services that modern American parents expect for their “kids” from care providers. In this case, however, the kids are their pets, and the care providers are boarding kennels. That’s one of the conclusions of the third annual “Kennel of the Future” survey, a national trends survey that looks at changing pet owner attitudes about ...

BENEFITS OF KITTY CONDO CAT BOARDING

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Cats are creatures of habit and do not like stress. They like the comforts of home and it is best to find a facility that can accommodate the needs of your cat. When you are looking into boarding your kitty look for facilities that will make the stay easier on the stress of your cat. Some of the things to look for are: * The area where the cats are housed is quite and away from boarding dog’s 24 hours supervision * Plenty ...

Choosing a Boarding Kennel

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Responsible pet owners are choosing to board their dogs and cats at professional boarding kennels. There are several things you should do and ask the kennel personnel. 1. Always ask for a tour of the facility before leaving your pet. Keep in mind the level of cleanliness of both the grounds and the runs on your tour. 2. Question the diet the facility has available for your pet. Speak with the kennel personnel regarding any special diet your pet may need. Ask ...

How to Select a Quality Boarding Kennel

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How do you choose a kennel for your pet if he or she has never boarded before? Pets need consistency and human interaction, say the pet care experts at Best Friends Pet Care, who offer these tips for finding a kennel: • Visit any kennel you are considering. Stop in during business hours and ask for a tour. If you are required to make an appointment to do this, the facility may have something to hide. • Observe the staff interact with pet ...

Boarding Your Small, Cute & Cuddly Dog

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To board your small pampered pet at a dog resort can be a wonderful experience. The home-away-from-home environment allows your precious possession an outstanding vacation and for you, peace of mind. Exclusive guest requirements of Small Dogs Only (UNDER 25 pounds), neutered/ spayed and of good temperament are key. These allow for a kennel-free, cage-free and leash-free boarding with congenial playmates, the opportunity for delightful fun plus the well being of each guest. Outside property should be well maintained, manure free and ...

Boarding Facilities Evolve to Meet Needs

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The pet care industry has evolved dramatically over the past ten years. Not only has the industry raised the bar on the standards of care, it has also realized that different dogs require specialized care. As we all know, no two pets are the same. Each pet has its own personality and these differences are now being addressed by the pet care industry and the services provided. To the benefit of both pets and their owners, pet care is gravitating ...

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