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4 Steps to Expedite the Pet Lodging Check-In Process

4 Steps to Expedite the Pet Lodging Check-In Process

Have you booked your dog or cat an extended vacation at Green Acres Pet Resort? Great! Plenty of rest, relaxation, and recreation await your pet. Before arrival, there are a few things you, as a pet owner, can do to make your pet lodging experience hassle-free. Check...

Why Your Dog Sheds and How to Control It

Why Your Dog Sheds and How to Control It

Shedding. Acknowledging that it is inevitable is one of those unspoken agreements almost every pet owner makes when adopting a forever friend. And whether it’s hundreds of stray hairs or clumps of fur dotting the house, it happens with almost every dog. Many dogs shed...

The Top 3 Benefits of a Pet Resort Play and Learn Program

The Top 3 Benefits of a Pet Resort Play and Learn Program

Pet resort play and learn programs are becoming increasingly popular. These dog training programs pair the activities and exercise that dogs crave with basic obedience and social-skill training. Since socialization is included, it’s perfect for puppies. These programs...

4 Fresh Foods Your Pet Can Enjoy Safely

4 Fresh Foods Your Pet Can Enjoy Safely

So many dogs and cats consume meals that are out of sync with their biological profile, or what veterinarians refer to as a “species-appropriate diet.” Cats, for instance, were never meant to consume carbs. Carnivores by nature, a cat’s diet historically has been...

Avoid these Toxic Foods for Pets During the Holidays

Avoid these Toxic Foods for Pets During the Holidays

It doesn’t take much to go slightly overboard while having a holly, jolly time. Unfortunately, overindulgence isn’t just a human trait during the holidays. It’s all too easy to make our pets accomplices in our festive snacking. But as bad as overeating is for us –...

Four Essential Dog Grooming Treatments

Four Essential Dog Grooming Treatments

Let’s face it – giving your pet grooming treatments is not fun. We know you want to spend more fun time with your dog by: giving fewer baths, spending less time vacuuming up dog hair, avoiding your dog because of bad breath, and covering up nicks and scratches on your...

How to Make Greeting a New Dog a Great Experience

How to Make Greeting a New Dog a Great Experience

Greeting a new dog should be an enjoyable experience for both person AND animal. Follow these three steps whenever you meet a new pup. Always consider safety first. Take the necessary steps to ensure that you don’t surprise or frighten the dog. Never approach a stray...

How Do You Successfully Treat Anxiety in Dogs?

How Do You Successfully Treat Anxiety in Dogs?

Loud parks. Crowded, noisy beaches. Fireworks. Summer is filled with activities that can make some dogs fearful and anxious. Imagine how you feel when being startled by a loud noise. Now consider your dog – who has heightened hearing and other senses. Feeling uneasy...

Socialize a Puppy Early to Set the Stage for Success

Socialize a Puppy Early to Set the Stage for Success

Puppy training begins long before you show up at obedience class. In addition to potty training and establishing boundaries at home, early training should include many opportunities for socialization, as well as new situations for your puppy to experience near and...

Protect Your Pup with These 6 Pet Safety Tips for Summer

Protect Your Pup with These 6 Pet Safety Tips for Summer

It’s summertime, and everyone is eager to get out and have some fun in the sun – particularly our pets. But the sweltering summer heat affects dogs differently than their owners, and can easily lead to heatstroke, burns, and respiratory distress if left unchecked. All...