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The Watering Bowl
cage-free canine community doggie daycare boarding training

A day at The Watering Bowl Doggy Daycare & Boarding may look like a whole lot of running, playing and slobbering, but it’s also a lot of learning, leading and following. Our cage-free environment fosters healthy socialization and allows dogs to pick up positive behavioral cues from the pack. It may also lead to a nice little nap on the way home.

Large red dog play bow cutout

We’ll keep you posted on dog-related events and ideas.


January 7, 2021

Good news! Christmas is coming early. Of course, some might say it’s coming late, but that’s just not how we see things. Why so much philosophy in a blog post, you ask? Because it’s the first ever Pet Toy Drive for the APA—an idea so cute, so simple, that it really needs no further explanation.…


January 7, 2021

If you felt a little lost in 2020, or if you’re carrying some of that feeling into the new year, you’re not alone. In fact, we know a group just like that—the homeless animals of St. Louis. And if there’s one truth we’ve learned over the years, it’s that helping others is a surefire way…


December 23, 2020

Winter is a time of reflection, most of which concerns the caloric density of our holiday eating habits. Every year, we avoid, rationalize, but eventually accept growing waistlines as part of the tradition. Because try as we might, eggnog never was and never will be part of a balanced diet. But if you haven’t gotten…

Our 2020 Hangover Winners Have Awoken

November 6, 2020

The decision desk is closed and we’ve got more winners than ever before, including for our $1,000 top prize and three new superlative categories.


September 29, 2020

At The Watering Bowl, we live by a set of principles, or dogma. And chief among those beliefs is to love, honor and obey your hangovers. And if you already broke out the dictionary for “dogma,” then you can close it for “hangovers.” Because that term means something a little different around here. To us,…

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