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3 Holiday Training Tips to Keep Your Dogs and Guests Well Behaved

November 28, 2023
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Three dogs sitting in front of a Christmas tree

Have you ever been to a family member’s house who can never seem to complete a conversation because they’re too busy screaming at their dog? It goes something like, “Yeah, so we went to visit Aunt–BELLA! NO! OFF THE CHANDELIER NOW!” While the ability to change character so quickly is impressive unto itself, the value…

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Extra Ear Rubs, Extra Cash

November 28, 2023
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If a job at The Watering Bowl sounds like a dream, here’s a chance to make it a reality (that still happens to feel like a dream). Just in time for the holiday break, we are inviting seasonal applicants to come join our cage-free canine community.  It’s a great way to bring in a little…

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The dog-ter is in: Q&A with the vet

June 22, 2023
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Dr. Chris Kennedy

At the Watering Bowl, we want your canine BFFs to run free for many years. They’re our real customers, after all. So we brought in a friend of the Bowl, veterinarian Dr. Chris Kennedy to answer the questions your dog would ask if its mouth could form words and question marks. We all know how…

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Vertically Challenged: 4 Tips to Teach Your Dog to Stop Jumping on People

March 13, 2023
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So you’ve got a doggie who could plausibly land a contract in the NBA, such is the height and majesty of their leap. Useful when catching a frisbee, less so when greeting Grandma. Let our trainers clue you in on why and how to stop your dog from jumping on people. Why should you ground…

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Ten reasons to think about boarding with us this holiday season

December 1, 2022
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1. You’re giving your travel agent one less chaos agent Flying or driving, holiday travel is never straightforward. Especially this year. But with your pooch running free at The Watering Bowl, that’s one less chaos agent to throw your plans out of whack. 2. You know they’re with the good boys and girls We don’t…

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Celebrating the People Behind the Bowl: Our New Campaign

December 1, 2022
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The Watering Bowl is more than beautifully buildings and comfy crates and a group of remarkably rambunctious rovers. At its core, it’s really a group of people: our team. They’re the folks who do the often unglamorous, frequently fun and occasionally extraordinary work that makes sure everything runs smoothly. With your dog, making them feel…

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The Wagnolia Network presents a whole new Hanley.

October 4, 2022
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Back in July, St. Louis was hit by once-in-a-century flooding. Thanks to the quick thinking of our team, no doggies were hurt. The same cannot be said for our Hanley location. But like the courageous canines we model ourselves after, we dusted ourselves off, demolished most of the interior and embarked on a glow up…

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Our South County location is closing, October 2nd.

September 21, 2022
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This is a letter I never wanted to write. As many of you already know, we are being forced out of our existing building to make way for a QuikTrip. Our building is set to be torn down in November. Despite our best efforts, we have been unable to secure a new building for our…

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Keeping our heads above water

July 27, 2022
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During the early hours of Tuesday, St. Louis was hit by a record-breaking and banks-bursting quantity of rain. In fact, more water fell in eight hours than we’ve received in an entire day, going back all the way to 1915. Naturally, this storm has affected many of our neighbors, customers, friends and family across the…

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