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The holiday season marks the end of the year and a fresh beginning, with all the joys of family union, gift giving and festive celebrations. Your pets are family and should also benefit by the added gaiety of the holiday spirit. As you prepare your home for the holidays, please keep in mind that not...
Sadly, our pets experience the same aches, pains and illnesses that we experience as humans.  From Arthritis to Zinc poisoning, and everything in between, what can we do as committed Pet Parents to ensure the continued health and vitality of our furry loved ones? Medically speaking, the obvious answer is to schedule regular well exams,...
It’s Back-to- School which marks the end of summer vacations and halcyon days as kids return to rigid schedules, homework and after-school events that take time and attention away from your dogs. This time of year is academically stressful for pets as their human companions adjust their routines. Pet Parents should be acutely aware of...
Summer is around the corner, and as you prepare for the end-of-school and family travel, please plan in advance for pet care as well. If you cannot take your dog with you, you have a few options to consider: kennel or private sitter? According to Pet Place, more than 30 million pet owners utilize kennels...
    As an ASU Alumni, and fierce advocate for all dogs, especially those living in shelters, I was thrilled to read the article below in ASU News recently.  I especially enjoyed learning more about Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah and a special sleepover program which allows visitors to host a shelter pet overnight...
Hailey and Nalu Guests of Doolittle's Doghouse Pet Stay
            Camille Ward, PhD, CAAB, has studied dogs-greeting-dogs behavior with some interesting observations. Dr. Ward videotaped dogs at a local dog park in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and recorded the data on a variety of behavioral nuances. In her study, 52 dogs were taped, in 26 greetings. Each dog was only observed...
The humorist Josh Billings once said: “A dog is the only thing on earth who loves you more than he loves himself”. As fellow dog lovers, we know this to be true. The undying loyalty and devotion that dogs provide us is grounded in their innate behavior, as descendants of wolves, to survive as a...
Doolittle’s Doghouse has the distinct pleasure of hosting dogs in the private homes of its nannies….cage-free boarding at its best, as we cater to the specific needs of each dog in our care. The extra special experiences include our dog guests with special needs. As a salute to those special dogs who are blind, we...
When a neighbor’s dog ran loose recently, due to an inattentive contractor, I promised to provide information about micro-chipping as a future safeguard. Fortunately, the blog below was presented to me by the professionals at Petco. It is in the interest of your pet’s safety that we share their blog with you: “While collars and...
Has anyone else noticed the amount of advertisements that employ dogs to sell consumer goods beyond pet products? Dogs appeal to our human quality that resonates with all things warm and fuzzy. Additionally, as pointed out by Karen B. London, PhD in bark.com (3/31/15): “The appeal of dogs to consumers is the main motivation for...