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Doggy Daycare offers fun and stimulation for dogs who might otherwise be at home alone. Like childcare, however, you want to be assured that the provider delivers a high-quality, safe environment and experience.
Stephanie Colman inDog Daycare: What You Should Look Forin Whole Dog Journal gives a clear overview of how to assess a Doggy Daycare facility for your dog. There are plenty of things to consider.
Harness? - (does your dog reply) "no, thank you!"?
Visit Victoria has great ideas and options forpet-friendly trips and outings in the city and in Regional Victoria. (For exampleDoggy Winery Tours)
Have you had great experiences that you'd like to recommend to others? Let us know via email with details for us to share in a future edition of GM-News or on our Facebook page.
Thankfully dog-theft is not something that's prevalent but popular pure-breed dogs are expensive and anything of high monetary value is appealing to thieves.
Key points from the article:- the following are risky
- leaving your dog unattended in public - for example, tethered outside a shop
- oversharing information about your dog - take care social media posts don't disclose where you live
- out-of-date info associated with your dog's microchip - keep your contact details up-to-date
The article includes info on what to do if your dog is stolen - relevant also to lost dogs - plus how you can make sure the dog you are buying is not stolen.
Update . . .
In the March edition, we promotedFear Free Happy Homes. They've reviewed their policy and you no longer need to register to access their valuable resources! Check out theDogs-101 Kit