Starting September 18, 2013, Blue Dog Boarding and Daycare is pleased to announce their extended hours: 6am- 9pm everyday. You will be able to pick up your dog from boarding until 9pm each night of the week. Extended daycare will be offered from 6am until 9 pm each night. The reason for the change is more flexibility, convenience and to better meet the needs of our Blue Dog clients’ schedules.
One myth regarding dogs is that “Not all of dogs shed.” FALSE. Even “Non shedding” and “Hypoallergenic” dogs such as Poodles, and Bichons shed. The only difference is that some hair actually hits the floor, others cling to the live coat and are removed by brushing. There are many reasons why dogs shed. Heredity, seasonal changes, hormones, environment, and nutrition are all factors in why dogs shed and how much they shed. We can’t do much about controlling seasonal changes, and hormones, but there are a few things we can do in controlling a dogs environment and nutrition. Keeping a pet’s stress level to a minimum definitely helps. Stress is a trigger for excess shedding in many dogs. Nutrition is also a huge factor. A dog that is not getting the proper vital nutrients in their diet will show deficiency in their coat and skin. Feeding a high-quality diet is a key element, but also supplements containing omega-3 and fatty […]