Posts Categorized: Exercise

End Your Summer With A Splash

Take your dog for a much-needed dip while you can. Since most pools start closing on Labor Day, they welcome your pup and its flowing locks with open arms, without worrying about hair clogging up the filters. If you’re looking for the nearest doggy pool day, you’ve come to the right place. Just scroll on… Read more »

Socialize WITH Your Dog

We talk a lot about the importance of socialization for the wellbeing of your dog. It leads to better behavior and becomes a healthy outlet for energy. The same benefits dogs experience also apply to the other side of the leash. Humans need to interact. They need to experience different points of view, develop meaningful… Read more »

Take Me Out To The Dog Park

Opening Day is a big deal. The grass is green. Anticipation is in the air. Poop bag dispensers are freshly refilled. So, with all the excitement of the season, we thought we would do a public service and share a few of our favorite local dog parks, in no particular order. And by all means,… Read more »

Spring Break ’19

Even if you don’t have plans, your dog sure hopes you do. The Watering Bowl consistently ranks among the top Spring Break destinations for dogs within a fifty-mile radius of St. Louis. And this year, we’ve expanded the excitement to include another fifty miles from St. Peters. We know it doesn’t seem like Spring Break… Read more »

6-legged Hiking With TWB

Our highly biased and not-at-all scientific research has shown that the average hike is at least 87% more enjoyable with a dog. Don’t believe us? Join us and see for yourself. As part of our commitment to #DoMoreWithYourDog, The Watering Bowl will be leading people and pups along a series of hikes this year. Each… Read more »

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 »