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A few months ago, a reporter from the Salem News interviewed me about what it’s like to own a doggy daycare; one of the questions she asked was, “What is the hardest part of the job?”  At the time, I responded that my biggest challenge was figuring out an appropriate […]

The Hardest Part of Running a Dog Daycare


It should be noted that not all dogs do well in a daycare setting. Some are aggressive, some have impulse control issues, and others are too anxious to be comfortable in an enclosed area with a large pack of dogs. None of these problems mean your dog is a bad […]

What to Do if Your Dog Gets Expelled from Daycare: ...


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As the mother of an 11-month-old, I’ve been reading more and more about child psychology and development; and, as I do so, I cannot help but draw conclusions about the ways in which many of the theories around this evolving field of research are applicable to me in my job […]

“Rough and Tumble Rats” (and Dogs)