Some family holiday traditions include dusting off an old record or reading a particular poem. Maybe you hide an elf or break out a special recipe or cozy up to your favorite movie. At Butt Sniffers Academy, the visions dancing in our heads are those of well-behaved dogs, enjoying the holiday season. And we are… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Obedience Class
After months of buildup, preparation and planning, it’s finally here. No, not the opening of our brand new 4th location in St. Peters (although we’re pretty excited about that). We’re here to talk about Halloween. You’ve got you and your furry BFF’s matching costumes, and you’re set for a scare-filled night of fun. But is… Read more »
While your pup looks forward to their favorite swim party, it’s time to also think about that other end of summer activity: going back to school. Sure, it can be a drag. Rigid schedules, waking up early, less pool time. But back-to-school is something we actually look forward to around here. At Butt Sniffers Academy,… Read more »
Butt Sniffers Academy is just like any other school, only it’s completely different. For example, the attendees of our four-legged institute of higher learning don’t seem to mind a little extra homework. In fact, they thoroughly enjoy it. That’s why the dean of BSA, Tracy Pritchard, devised a set flashcards to help students lock in… Read more »
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.
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.
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 »
It takes a lot to open a new location. It takes time and energy and long nights and more than a couple coats of paint. But when it does finally open months and months later, and the dogs start coming in, it’s an amazing reminder of why we started all this in the first place…. Read more »
And we have, too. It seems like every day we are fielding suggestions for opening a third location. “We need one over by me.” Or, “I wish there was another Watering Bowl closer to where I work.” Well, we completely agree. And we’ve been working to find the perfect location for over two years now…. Read more »
The last school bell has rung, and we all know what that means. Swimming pools, playing outside and spending a lot of time with friends. And that’s not just at The Watering Bowl doggy daycare and boarding. Kids are doing it, too. Well, that got us thinking. What if there were a way for kids… Read more »