Spring is almost here. And that means a lot of dogs are finding new homes. Whether you picked up a puppy or adopted a rescue, you are now on a new and fantastic journey. Here are three simple guideposts to help you build a rewarding relationship with your new best friend.
Posts Categorized: Dog Smarts
By Tracy Pritchard, Dean of Butt Sniffers Academy Positive Reinforcement training has become very popular in recent years because of its “dog friendly” approach. Though many humans find it undesirable because of the need to carry food or some sort of reward, one factor that doesn’t seem to be resonating with people is that positive… Read more »
Welcome to a new series from the dean of Butt Sniffers Academy, Tracy Pritchard. Tracy understands that training dogs often means helping their humans understand and communicate with their pups. BSA Free Online Courses are geared toward the two-legged part of the training equation. With deep insight and actionable advice, Tracy aims to help you… Read more »
Ask just about any PR person, and they might tell you it’s a bad idea to associate your company with a potential issue that hasn’t even hit. Yet that’s exactly what we’re doing. The reason is simple—we want your dog to be safe when staying at The Watering Bowl. We have had exactly zero cases of… Read more »
Dr. Pamela Clary is a veterinarian who comes when you call. With a home base in the Central West End, she has been seeing cats and dogs in their home environments for 13 years. Before that, she worked ER and critical care in addition to a general practice. Prior to that, Dr. Clary worked with… Read more »
We don’t know how you celebrate National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, but at The Watering Bowl, we sent our staff to be trained in pet first aid by the American Red Cross.
Spring and Summer mean more excuses to get outside with your dog. And The Watering Bowl is obviously a huge proponent of more play and more socialization. But we do notice an uptick in things like ticks. Not to worry, it’s all part of the territory. And while we love to play, we aren’t veterinarians…. Read more »
Dog Smarts Seminar, Wednesday March 2 We all know dogs. And we all love dogs. But there’s always more we can learn about them in order to get to know and love them, better and more.
In this edition of Dog Smarts, we get to hear from the highly-regarded Paul F. Knubley, DVM. He is the owner and sole practitioner at Oakville Veterinary Office, not too far from our South County location.
There have been no reported cases of canine influenza at The Watering Bowl or anywhere in Missouri, for that matter. However, we wanted to share some expert knowledge with you. So, we asked Dr. Bowen, a graduate of the University of Missouri—College of Veterinary Medicine to tell us what she knows, so we are all well aware… Read more »