DogBoy's Dog Blog

5 Ways to Treat Your Dog on Valentine’s Day

Posted by Courtney Emken on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 @ 09:02 AM


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Topics: Boarding, Dog Fun, Daycare

Book Review: DogTipper’s Texas with Dogs!

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

My dogs LOVE heading to DogBoy's while I go on vacation, and I love it too. As much as I love my 2 bubbly, bouncing Brittany’s, it’s nice to know whether I’m lying on the beach or visiting family they are having the time of their lives swimming, running and making new friends. However it’s nice to take a trip that includes them every once in a while.

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Topics: travel with your dogs, Daycare

Should I Cancel Doggie Day Care When it's Cold Outside?

Posted by Courtney Emken on Wed, Feb 12, 2014 @ 19:02 PM

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.

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Topics: Dog Fun, Daycare, cold weather

Keep Your Dog Safe In the Cold

Posted by Courtney Emken on Thu, Jan 2, 2014 @ 10:01 AM
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Topics: Dog Wellness, Boarding, Daycare, Articles & Info, Doggy Daycare, cold weather

Safe Dog Play: Set Your Dog Up for Success

Posted by Courtney Emken on Tue, Oct 29, 2013 @ 08:10 AM

Dogs are Social...
Dogs are very social beings, not only with us but with other dogs as well. It’s important for our dogs to spend time with other dogs. By interacting with others, dogs get exercise, the ability to socialize, mental stimulation, and play can be just plain old fun. 

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Topics: Boarding, Training, Daycare, Dog Park

Is My Dog Fat? Lacy's Story

Posted by Courtney Emken on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 @ 09:06 AM

My husband and I recently welcomed a new dog into the pack (oh, joy!). I won’t mention that brings the total pups to…umm…five in the Baker Prince household! Ok, I guess I will mention it.

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Topics: Dog Wellness, DogBoy's Staff, Daycare, Your Dog's Diet

How to Become a Customer at DogBoy's

Posted by Courtney Emken on Thu, Jun 6, 2013 @ 15:06 PM

Some pups just can't wait to get to the Ranch!  Follow these easy steps to becoming a customer at the best boarding, daycare and training facility in the Austin area:

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Topics: Boarding, Training, Daycare, Articles & Info

DogBoy's Leash Policy for Dog Boys and Dog Girls

Posted by Courtney Emken on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 @ 09:04 AM

We know leash laws can be a pain in the backside when it comes to public spaces.  At DogBoy's, safety is one of our main points of focus here so we want to explain our leash policy in a little more detail.

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Topics: Boarding, Daycare, Rules of the Game

Interactive Daycare for Dogs: 10 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Courtney Emken on Thu, Aug 2, 2012 @ 16:08 PM

Your canine companion is more than just a pet, he is your family. Your dog is there every morning when you wake up, and waits for you to return home from work at the end of the day. He is your constant companion and your best buddy. If this sounds like your dog, then daycare may be a fun way to entertain him on days you're not able to do it yourself.

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Topics: Daycare

Caring for the Summertime Daycare Dog

Posted by Debbie Gonzales on Mon, Jun 11, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

Sunny days are the best, especially when you're an active pup living it up at DogBoy's in doggie daycare.  However, dogs are prone to heat stress. Here at the ranch want you to know that we keep a close watch on our furry friends, especially when the temperature rises. While Fido stays with us, his welfare is critical and our utmost concern. We want him to be healthy and happy while at DogBoy's and when he wags his tail back home to you.

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Topics: Daycare, heat stress, dog daycare austin, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, summertime, heat

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