Yearly Archives: 2018



Harvey happy at daycare
“When dogs spend long hours doing nothing, they have too much energy to curl up into happy, satisfied rounds at the end of the bed. Their energy has to go somewhere, and for the less sturdy, or simply the more prone to anxiety or compulsion, that somewhere is Crazy-town.” -“Animal […]

Want Your Dog to Curl-Up into a Happy, Satisfied Round ...




group of dogs playing at dingos dogsitting in beverly ma
1.  Does the daycare carry liability insurance? Answer: Yes!  2. Is there an outdoor area for the dogs to play and relieve themselves?  Answer: Yes.  We have 2500 square feet of outdoor area that is divided in half so that we can separate dogs based on temperament and size (among […]

The Top 10 Questions You Should Ask When Interviewing Doggie ...



Did you know that all commercial dog kennels that operate for the purposes of day or overnight care must be licensed and inspected annually in accordance with the following Massachusetts General Law: Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140 Section 137 “Registration and Licensing of Dogs” When it comes to […]

We Are Fully Licensed and Insured!



Dingo’s Dogsitting was proud to host David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic Dog Massage to our facility on Saturday June 9th. David is a certified dog massage therapist. He offers direct therapeutic massage for your dog as well as individual or group instruction for you to learn how to massage […]

Canine Massage Basics with David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic ...


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As the mother of an 16-month-old, I’ve been reading more and more about child psychology and development, and, in so doing, 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 as […]

“Rough and Tumble Rats” (and Dogs)




lucy of dingos dogsitting with some dogs jumping up
Predatory drift among dogs occurs when the energy level of play becomes overly heightened and morphs or “drifts” into something more aggressive or predatory.  Typically, there are two factors that lead dogs to be aggressive: anxiety or arousal.  Predatory drift hinges on the latter. Usually this sort of maladaptive behavior […]

Predatory Drift: How Un-tempered Arousal Can Lead to Aggression