Posts Categorized: Training

More Expansion in St. Peters

Just because we had a grand opening doesn’t mean we’re done settling into our new digs in St. Peters. If you haven’t had the chance, check out some of our finishing touches, like our new Daycare & Boarding sign that just went up: And the huge wall mural that greets you when you walk into… Read more »

Our Trio of Trainers

As a company, The Watering Bowl believes in the power of socialization to improve behavior and deepen the bond between dogs and humans. That’s why everything we do emphasizes interaction among dogs. (Hence, the Butt Sniffers name.) And our cage-free canine community influences our training program, and vice versa. All of our trainers are certified…. Read more »

Don’t Be A Bumpus

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 »

Helpful Tips For The Big Night

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 »

The Other Best Part About The End Of Summer

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 »

Dogs Don’t Mind Homework

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 »

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 »