There’s a lot going on at The Watering Bowl. Check back here often to stay up on the latest. And be sure to check our facebook page to see how much fun we had at past events.
For centuries, brave runners have taken to the cobblestone streets of Pamplona, Spain for encierro, commonly known as the running of the bulls. It’s a test of speed that, for at least the last year, has been compared only to The Watering Bowl Mile.
Poodle or Pit Bull, Dalmatian or Dachshund, your dog wants to hang out with you. And they particularly love getting outside when they hang out.
We know because every day when we open those big overhead doors at The Watering Bowl, everyone comes charging outside to play. And the only thing they’d love to do more is get outside and play with you. (We asked.) (more…)
When employees stay with us for a long period of time, we know we’re doing something right. When they come back, we often hear exactly what it is that we happen to be doing right.
So, we thought we’d probe a little bit deeper to hear why our latest TWB Boomerangs came back. It is now our pleasure to re-introduce Cait Koenig and Justine Carlson to you and our pack at The Watering Bowl.
We’ll start with Cait.
When a dog owner is seeking training help or advice, they usually come prepared with a list of behaviors that need to stop.
They will say things like, “I just want him to stop pulling on the leash” or “I wish she’d stop jumping”. Through our conversation they will also express their desire to use positive reinforcement as the primary training technique. Which is great for me because it’s my favorite.
Simply check out the dedicated YouTube Channel that we update on an ongoing basis. It features the Dean of BSA, Tracy Pritchard, dolling out knowledge in four minutes or less. Most classes are actually under two.
Wow, we had a lot of hangovers this year. In fact, we had over 300—making this year’s TWB Hangover Contest the most epic on record.
For those who are unfamiliar with the Hangover Contest, first we must familiarize you with the The Doggy Hangover itself. (more…)
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.
If we could translate a dog’s Sniff Around experience into English, turn it into a video and condense it to four minutes, we think it would go a little something like this. (Dogs are surprisingly appreciative of the philosophical underpinning of The Watering Bowl.)
When she’s not taking care of dogs at The Watering Bowl, Leslie spends time volunteering with their cousins—the wolves. (more…)
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 the last sentence. Or continue reading.