Will Dog Boarding Services Keep Up On My Dogs’ Medication?
Many dog boarding services will be happy to keep up on medication needs when kenneling dogs. However, some may charge an additional fee, and others may only be willing to provide medications that have been prescribed by a veterinarian.
For these reasons, its always recommended that you ask about medications when evaluating a dog boarding service to make sure you will be comfortable with their policies.
Step 3: Practice with longer crating periods
After your dog is eating their regular meals in the crate with no sign of fear or anxiety, you can confine them there for short periods of time while youre home.
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We all want a well-behaved dog that doesn’t tear things up and goes to the bathroom outside — and dog crate training is an important part of that. A crate creates a safe environment for your dog and a space that belongs to them.
While many people view crates through the human lens of being “caged up,” dogs are naturally den animals and most enjoy being in small, enclosed places. A crate provides them with a feeling of security, and when trained to use them from an early age, crates can help calm anxiety.
We talked to Anna Flayton, senior dog trainer for PUPS Pet Club in Chicago, for her advice on how to crate train your dog.
How to Crate Train a Puppy
When traveling out of town, you cant always bring your beloved dog with you. Even if you typically rely on dog-sitting arrangements to care for your dog while youre away, you may face a situation where youre in urgent need of dog boarding services to care for your pet while youre away.
Since some dog boarding needs can arise last-minute, its important to educate yourself on your dog boarding options, and to make sure your dog is prepared to be boarded even if you have no imminent travel plans that would require a boarding service. To help you get ready, here are answers to some common questions about dog boarding, including how to find the right service for you.
Dog boarding is a paid service where your dog is cared for and housed by a boarding facility in your local area. These boarding services can house many different dogs at once, and provide a range of services to keep your dogs happy, healthy, and safe while youre away from home.
Typically, dog boarding fees are charged on a per-day basis, although some services may carry added charges. Additionally, the size of your dog—and, in some cases, the size of your dogs private space—may also affect your dog boarding rate.