Dog Park Etiquette: Do’s and Don’ts

Dog Park Etiquette: Do’s and Don’ts

Taking your dog to a dog park or dog bar to run and play with their friends is one of the best parts of owning a dog! But make sure you’re following dog park etiquette every time you visit. Keep an eye out for the posted rules at every dog park you visit, and make...

What is a Dog Temperament Test?

What is a Dog Temperament Test?

At Lucky Dog Bark & Brew, our team is dedicated to ensuring every dog that enters our facilities is well acclimated, socialized, and grouped accordingly. We help make this happen by requiring that each dog staying for overnight boarding or dog daycare undergoes a...

6 Tips to Socialize Your Dog Easily and Effectively

6 Tips to Socialize Your Dog Easily and Effectively

Is your dog a prim and proper lady around dogs and humans she’s just met? Is he a gentleman at the dog park? Or could Fido’s manners use a tune-up? When it comes to successfully interacting with other canines and humans, socialization is key. Of course, the best time...

Why You Should Never Use Human Shampoo on Your Dog

Why You Should Never Use Human Shampoo on Your Dog

We’ve all been there, need to give your dog a bath—They came in from playtime stinking to high heaven and it’s a bath emergency. Maybe they rolled in the mud and now resembles a swamp monster, or perhaps they found something particularly foul to roll around in....

How Often Should You Clean Your Dog’s Ears?

How Often Should You Clean Your Dog’s Ears?

When it comes to caring for our dogs, we’re used to the hours of brushing, the baths, the nail clipping, and even the teeth brushing. But the one task that’s often overlooked is ear cleaning. Most vets recommend making it a normal part of routine care to help our dogs...

Is My Dog Too Old for Doggy Daycare?

Is My Dog Too Old for Doggy Daycare?

As dogs age, their needs change—just like ours do. If dog daycare has been your longtime solution for when you’re away from home and your pup for long periods of time during the day, or if it’s a new thing you’re trying out, you might be wondering at what age your dog...

Boarding Your Dog? Here’s What to Pack.

Boarding Your Dog? Here’s What to Pack.

When you head off on vacation, packing everything you’ll need for the trip is an essential step. You’ll need toiletries, clothes, shoes, electronics… And since going on vacation often means boarding our dogs, we have one more thing to make sure we don’t forget:...

How Often Should Your Dog Attend Daycare?

How Often Should Your Dog Attend Daycare?

Is there such a thing as too much doggy daycare? While we can never get enough of our four-legged guests, attending doggy daycare every day isn’t the best solution for some dogs. It all depends on: Your dog’s age Your dog’s energy level How well your dog gets along...

The Best Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

The Best Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer is almost here! While all us humans are breaking out the shorts and tank tops, sliding into flip flops, and getting ready to hit the beach and the pool, don’t forget about your dog! Most of our four-legged friends need some extra help acclimating to the summer...

How to Prepare Your Puppy for a Day at the Dog Park

How to Prepare Your Puppy for a Day at the Dog Park

Dog parks & dog bars are great fun for dogs and humans because they provide opportunities for exercise and social interaction. They might seem like the perfect way to socialize your puppy and help them burn off all that extra energy—but wait! One of the worst...

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