Posts Categorized: Exercise

THE HAPPIEST OF CAMPERS

Generally you only hear about campers when they are quote/unquote “not happy.” Well, if anything, dogs are not not happy. And when dogs go camping, they are ecstatic. It could be the wilderness. It could be the adventure. It could be all the new smells. But most likely, it’s because they’re thrilled to get out… Read more »

The Best Part About The End Of Summer

We always look forward to Summer. And then, poof, it’s gone. Lucky for us, the Fall is a pretty fun time to get out and #DoMoreWithYourDog. But before we break out the flannel shirts and jump into the leaf piles, there’s one last, final, amazing, wonderful dog tradition to enjoy. The post-Labor Day dog swim…. Read more »

Wilson By A Nose

It was a photo finish. Come to think of it, there were probably a lot of photos along the aptly dubbed “fastest mile.” And when it came to the highly anticipated dog run portion of the event, the pictures got more interesting. At least we think so. We were proud to see so many familiar… Read more »

Wanna Race?

For the third year in a row, we are proud to present the Macklind Dog Mile. The event is Saturday, June 30th, and it starts at Macklind (go figure) and Sublette. It’s all down hill from there, as they say. Well, pretty much. The course drops 73 feet in elevation over one mile, which has… Read more »

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 »

#DoMoreWithYourDog Staff Picks

At The Watering Bowl, we are all about socialization. We want your dog to get out and play, mix it up and sniff out some new best friends. But socialization isn’t just about spending time with us. It’s also about you and your dog hanging out with each other. We love hearing stories from long… 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 »

Wanna Race?

We do all sorts of things with our dogs. We play. We splash. We teach. And we do it all because we believe in the power of a bond between a dog and its owner. And now, we are taking that bond to the streets. Macklind to be exact. It’s the inaugural Macklind Dog Mile,… Read more »

Dog Park Grand Opening

At The Watering Bowl, we like to think of ourselves as a cage-free canine community. Now, we’re taking that designation a step further with by helping to open our first-ever dog park in the St. Louis community. Introducing the Forest Park Southeast Dog Park. No cages, no leashes—just a great place to #domorewithyourdog.

One-On-One Butt Sniffers

True, we were founded on socialization. The pack mentality ingrains discipline and purpose—especially in a cage-free environment. And Butt Sniffers Academy sprung from that same idea. We combine socialization and healthy instruction to bring dogs and their owners closer together. Just ask Tracy Pritchard, our dean. She could go on about it all day. But… Read more »