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The Scoop

There’s a lot going on at The Watering Bowl. Check back here often to stay up on the latest. And be sure to check our facebook page to see how much fun we had at past events.

Chase The Waggin’ Wagon

The Watering Bowl Waggin' Wagon

Waggin’ Wagon out and about delivering pups to and from The Watering Bowl.

Don’t bite the bumper, but do keep your eyes peeled for our one-van fleet in action. Not only is it a beauty to behold, but you can also benefit from sharing your sighting with the rest of our cage-free canine community.


Lasting Effects of the Hangover Contest

As a thank you to all those who participated in our first-ever TWB Hangover Contest, we wanted to give you an overview of how it all went down.

So, scroll on through to see the amazing stuff that happened because of friends like you.

TWB Hangover Contest Results

Handy-dandy infographic illustrating the lasting effects of the hangover contest


My Summer Vacation at The Watering Bowl

Let’s see. Where do I start? First of all, my summer was too short.

I got dropped off at The Watering Bowl Doggy Daycare and Boarding, and all of a sudden, I got picked up again.

But in the meantime, I had a pretty darn good time.

When I first showed up, all bright-eyed and waggy-tailed, I came for a big tease. They called it my Sniff Around. But all it seemed like to me was a chance to see what a great time everyone else was having and turn around to head home.

But I guess it gave me a sense for what to expect the next time I rolled up there.

As soon as we got off the highway on Lindbergh, I knew we were getting close. I could see the sign on the building, and I couldn’t contain myself.

I could see exactly where we were headed.

And while my parents mumbled something about heading to the Bahamas, all I could think about was the next week that I’d be spending at my own personal resort while they were suffering somewhere over by the equator.

Day 1: No more Sniffing Around. Just time to play and meet new friends.

That's me in the back.

That’s me in the back.

Day 2: I was almost too tired to write in my journal, but somehow, when I woke up from my long night’s sleep, there were MORE new friends to play with.

Day 3: They broke out the pools! I spent all day splashing and shaking water off myself.

Those pups know how to party.

Those pups know how to party.

Day 4: Big dogs, small dogs, toys, running, chewing, sleeping.

Day 5: I was playing with one of the small dogs. Then, he disappeared. I asked around. I guess they have their own little hideaway when they want to get a break from the bigger kids. He came back out, though. And I filled him in on everything he missed.

He came back.

He came back.

Day 6: I knew there was only one day left, so I made sure to introduce myself to everyone one more time. And there were more new dogs, so I’m glad I made the effort. I was starting to feel like I’d found a second home.

Day 7: My parents were coming to pick me up. It was bittersweet. I knew I’d be leaving my new favorite place, but I’d be going home to spend time and swap stories with my favorite people. I got all cleaned up in the Paw Spaw and prepared to head home from my all-expense-paid vacation.

Had to hit the showers.

Had to hit the showers.

But I knew I’d be back. In fact, I came back the next week to check on the place. It was just as amazing as I’d remembered.

You know, I used to think it was weird when people would go to the same resort on vacation more than once. But now I understand.

If I had one regret, it would be that I feel bad for forgetting to stop by the gift shop at The Watering Bowl Doggy Daycare and Boarding and get something for my poor parents. After all, they were forced to stay in some unfamiliar place with a bunch of strangers while I was off enjoying myself on the vacation of a lifetime.

They seemed to enjoy all the pictures I had posted on facebook, though, when they got back.

How was your summer?


TWB Hangover Contest–Winners Announced


First of all, THANK YOU to all of our participants, voters and employees who made the first-ever TWB Hangover Contest a whole lot of fun!

We collected over 7,000 votes with twelve hungover dogs receiving 100+ votes in the first round.

And as if that wasn’t enough, we had two dogs tie for first in South County! Unbelievable.



As part of our ongoing investment in the doggy daycare experience at The Watering Bowl, we’ve visited the future (at least according to the 1980’s) and brought back a nice chunk of yard to our two locations.

That’s right. We have Astroturf. In fact, we have over 5,500 square feet of the stuff between our two locations.







At The Watering Bowl, we always encourage quality time with your pup. But every once in a while, it’s nice to spend a night out on the town without having to hurry home.