Posts Categorized: Education

Treats Unleashed and Dogs Unleashed

It was only a matter of time before two local companies, who mutually shun leashes, would come together for the betterment of St. Louis dogs. That’s exactly what happened when we decided to begin a fun partnership with Treats Unleashed. If you’re not familiar with them and their products, check out that link back in… Read more »

Tracy’s Free Online Academy: Positive Reinforcement

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 »

BSA Free Online Courses: Demonstrating Value by Tracy Pritchard

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 »

Why Canine Influenza Matters

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 »

Dog Smarts: Getting Outside and Staying Healthy

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 »

#DOMOREWITHYOURDOG

Hashtags are fun. Likes and follows are great. We’ll even go for the occasional retweet now and then. (Oh, the retweets.) But no sequence of emojis can capture the feeling of spending actual time with your dog outside. Just enjoying each others’ company and pursuing new adventures. That’s why we launched a new little initiative…. Read more »