Category Pet Boarding

Are You a New Puppy Parent? Here’s What You Need to Know

Congratulations on the addition of your new four-legged member to your pack! If you have never had a puppy before, it's natural to feel a little nervous and overwhelmed. You may have several questions. Relax! We’re here to help. Bridewell Hilltop Kennels is a leading dog boarding facility in San Rafael. Our dedicated team provides…

Prepare Your Dog for Your Return to Work

While working from home is a big adjustment for many people, their pets are not complaining. In fact, they are elated. They are getting more attention, play sessions are more fun and longer and they are walked multiple times in a day. As the world begins to reopen, so are workplaces. Is your dog prepared…

Tips to Decide if a Boarding Facility is Right for Your Pet

Going on a vacation? Instead of leaving your dog home alone, drop them off at a Bridewell Hilltop Kennels, a boarding kennel in San Rafael.  We are a reputable dog boarding facility that provides pets with the ultimate home away from home. Your pooch deserves the best. Before you go ahead and book a slot,…

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…

How Long Does It Take for A Dog to Adapt to A New Home?

Moving with a dog can be tricky. Dogs are territorial and become attached to their homes and surroundings. A house move will disrupt your dog’s daily routine, forcing it to step out of its comfort zone. Your furry friend may get stressed and anxious in the new environment. The good news is that dogs are…

How to Keep Your Dog Cool When It’s Hot Outside

Summer can be a testing time not just for us humans, but dogs as well. Unlike humans, dogs cannot sweat as well. While humans can also suffer heatstroke in summer, the risk is much greater for dogs. They are also at higher risk for dehydration, footpad burns, and sunburns. Here are some tips to keep…

Does Your Dog Stress Out Going To The Boarding Facility?

Dogs are social animals. They do not like being left alone. Why leave your dog alone all by itself when you go out of town when you can leave it at a pet boarding facility in the care of trained animal behaviorists? Pet boarding facilities go to great lengths to create a homely environment. However,…