Posts Categorized: Dog Care

Sun’s Out Tongues Out

Summer showed up, and we noticed. Your dog did, too. And just as the Robin is the harbinger of Spring, the pools at The Watering Bowl are a sign of warm, splashy days of doggy daycare. If you haven’t seen them, it’s probably because you’re not a dog. If you have, we’re impressed that you’re… Read more »

Loyalty Goes A Long Way

Our cage-free canine community is built for dogs. But it’s the two-legged members who welcome our pack every single day and make The Watering Bowl a place worthy of many return visits. In fact, we have several people we would classify as long-time loyalists. And we consider ourselves fortunate to spend our days with them…. Read more »

Anni-Pedis – $8

No, that’s not Latin. It’s our way of celebrating. Specifically, we’re celebrating our 8th Anniversary on Thursday, February 22nd, with nail trims for $8. The eight-dollar Anni-Pedi makes pampering dog more affordable and infinitely more fun to say. Plus, the dogs deserve it. They’re the whole reason we’re here. And we feel fortunate to have… Read more »

New Year For The Strays

There’s nothing trivial about pet adoption. Yet every year, Purina puts on New Year for the Strays, St. Louis’ biggest trivia night to benefit animal rescue organizations in our town. It’s over a thousand people in a room, combining their generosity and their obscure knowledge to do something we all know for sure helps dogs.

Dog Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are hard. Sure, there are lots of things we can all do better. Or do less of. And making that list doesn’t take too much thought. But when it comes to keeping those resolutions, that’s when it gets tricky. At The Watering Bowl, we don’t pretend to know the best way to… Read more »

Clearing The Air With Hoffmann Brothers

Cleaning the air is probably more accurate. And we have Hoffman Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning to thank for helping us do just that. They’ve been bringing their dogs here for years, and one day, they came to us and said, “You know, dogs have pretty strong olfactory senses.” So, we promptly Googled “olfactory,” and… Read more »

Free Training Evaluations

It’s bark-to-school time, and while you’re thinking about school supplies, haircuts and packing lunches, we thought we’d let you in on a special new program offered through Butt Sniffers Academy—another fine scholastic institution. Free training evaluations are happening now with our dean, Tracy Pritchard.

Every Dog Is An Outside Dog

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… Read more »

Training Trainers

Butt Sniffers Academy, the four-legged institute of higher learning, offers free online courses for anyone who wants to earn extend their education outside of our Dog Grove facility. 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… Read more »