Category Dog Kennels

Crate Training – The First Step to a Better Dog

There are many benefits of crate training with your dog. However, before you seriously consider boarding kennels in San Rafael, first try to understand how to teach your dog to appreciate their crate. First and foremost, remember that whatever your emotions and ideas are about a crate will be transferred to your puppy. So get yourself…

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Warm: A Cold Weather Guide

Winter can be a challenging time for your furry friend. Young dogs, old dogs, small dogs, and those with thin coats are cold-averse and start experiencing problems when temperatures plummet below 32 degrees F. As winter gets into full swing, we at Bridewell Hilltop Kennels in San Rafael thought that it’s a great time to…

Tips to Ease the Stress of Boarding

Dog kennels in Marin County are a godsend for busy dog parents. Dog daycare facilities have trained staff and recreational areas where dogs can socialize and unleash their playfulness. Reputable facilities go above and beyond for their guests. Oftentimes this includes having salons and spas where dogs are given warm, relaxing baths. Despite these facilities and…

How To Protect Your Pup From Kennel Cough

Kennel cough (or canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is a fairly common respiratory disease in dogs. A dog contracts kennel cough when it comes in contact with an infected dog. The disease can spread quickly among dogs in the closed quarters of an animal shelter or kennel. When an infected dog sneezes, droplets containing harmful, disease-causing agents…