Dogs and humans are different. That’s a no brainer. I mean, just look at them! Most people, especially dog owners, understand that dogs act differently, think differently, and have completely different needs than we do.
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Texas Weather and Dog Boarding
If it rains too hard, freezes at all, or, heaven forbid, we see some snowflakes, many people in Central Texas have a bit of a meltdown. Especially in Austin, where inclement weather is definitely the exception to the rule. So, when there is extreme cold weather, by Texan standards, people don't know how to go about their daily lives at all. The roads get icy, everyone gets on the roads, and crashes into each other, I-35 and Mopac become even more treacherous than usual, and that causes a lot of problems like:
- Customers who have dogs at DogBoy’s call in worrying about their dog’s safety
- Our employees call saying that they can't make it in because it's just too icy
- People can't go to work, so they don’t bring their dogs in to DogBoy’s
Many people debate on weather (pun intended) or not it’s appropriate to bring their dogs out for a day of play on the coldest of days. It’s understandable that one would be concerned about their dog in our outdoor setting when it’s especially chilly or icy. It’s a tough choice; let my dog stay at home all day when I’m away or allow them to go to daycare, as normal, where they may be out in the elements? Let us assure you of a few things.