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Tips on How to Socialize Your Puppy

Dogs are social creatures, and like people, they experience various developmental stages in which they learn valuable lessons about their environment and their role in it. Starting around three weeks of age, puppies experience a critical stage of puppyhood in which they need to start meeting new people and animals and experiencing new situations and

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Can’t take your dog on vacation? We can help

Top Four Reasons to Board with Dog Thrive Dog Boarding   Taking your pup with you on vacation might sound like fun, but not all vacations are dog-friendly. If you and your family are planning your next getaway, Dog Thrive Dog Boarding can keep your dog safe, happy, and entertained during your time away. Here

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Dog Needs Daycare

Doggy Daycare: It sounds pretty indulgent. After all, daycare is for children, is it not? Still, there are some pretty big benefits to daycare for your dog. The first daycare for dogs reportedly opened in the mid-1980s. Since then, they have exploded in popularity, especially in the United States. If you want the companionship of

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Why early socialization is especially key for your puppy

Most people know that socializing your dog is important, but some are not sure when to start and the reasons why. But let’s pause and describe what we mean by dog socialization. Through healthy socialization, you acclimate your dog to the sights, smells, sounds and environment around them. That includes interactions with humans (children and

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Loose Leash Walking

Walking your dog is one of the best ways to give your dog exercise.  Both you and your dog get out the house and burn some calories.  Dogs need to roam to be happy.  It is instinctual.  They need exercise.  Being in a back yard or a house all the time is boring.  They like

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