By Bridewell Hilltop Kennels

How to Move with a Dog

Moving is stressful-not just for us humans, it’s tough on our furry friends too. Some dogs can get stressed and anxious when moving from one place to another. Dogs are naturally territorial. They can get sick and stop eating when removed from their familiar environment into a new and unknown one. As a reputable boarding…

How to Prepare Your Dog for When You’re Away

Dogs are social animals. They crave their human parent’s attention and love spending time with them. Your dog feels safe when you’re around. Dogs trust you to help them navigate the complexities of life. Due to their dependence on their human, when a dog is left alone, dogs can experience anxieties of abandonment. While some…

Get Your Puppy to Sleep! Everything You Need to Know About Your Puppy’s Sleep

Just like you, your furry friend needs good sleep. Sleep is essential to a puppy’s health. It supports healthy growth of different essential body systems including the central nervous system, immune system, and muscular system. Sleep-deprived dogs can develop behavioral problems as stress hormones build up. As a pet boarding facility in San Rafael, we…

Foods You Can Eat, But Should Never Feed Your Dog

Many people love sharing everything with their dogs, including their food. They fail to realize that human and dog anatomy are different. Dogs are much smaller than humans and their bodies don't absorb certain food items as quickly and efficiently as the human body. This difference is the main reason why certain foods that are…

5 Items To Pack When Boarding Your Dog

Dogs are more than just animals. For most of us, they are family. We always want to stay close and take care of them. However, when we come across situations where we cannot carry them with us, a trusted and caring dog boarding is a good option to consider. A dog has needs, and being…

Prepare Your Dog for Boarding

Vacations help us get away from the stress of our work lives and each of us eagerly looks forward to it. This time when you are out on your vacation, how about leaving your pup at a pet boarding facility, in San Rafael for an enjoyable vacation just like yours? After all, they too deserve…

Amazing Facts About Our Furry Friends

Dogs truly are our best friends. They are complete goofballs that bring happiness and joy with their antics to their owners each and every day. However, they are even more amazing than you would expect. As one of the best dog boarding kennels in Petaluma, we’ve had the chance to work with a wide variety…

Tips to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding

Your furry friend hates being left alone at home when you leave. This can make them feel depressed, sad, or left out. Many dogs who are left alone frequently express their frustration through destructive behavior or even trying to run away, injuring themselves in the process. Instead of leaving your dog at home when you…

Signs Your Dog is Suffering from Seasonal Allergies

Have you ever wondered if your dog suffers from allergies? If that has been the case, you've undoubtedly noticed that allergies in dogs aren't the same as in humans. To begin with, there are a variety of allergens that could be causing your dog's symptoms. Read on to learn some of the common allergies seen…

Signs of Heat-related Illness In Your Dog

During the summer, we witness a significant increase in the number of cases of heat stress and other heat-related problems among our four-legged friends. With our dogs being outdoors in the heat, it's important to keep an eye on them at all times, since heat stress can strike without warning. Once the signs of heat…