Is Daycare Safe for My Small Dog?

When it comes to small dogs, some pet parents may have concerns about their safety and well-being in a daycare setting. Dog daycare is an excellent option for pet owners who want to provide their furry friends with a fun and stimulating environment. In addition, dog daycare is safe and a perfect choice for small dogs! One of the primary concerns for any dog owner is ensuring their dog’s safety. Doggie daycares are designed with various security measures, making it … Read More

Unleash Your Dog’s Inner Artist!

Is your pup a Pawblo Picasso? Now is your chance to put your dog’s artistic skills to work! We recently had a limited-time enrichment activity upgrade available where dogs made a unique and special painting for their owners. It was such a big hit that we want to share with you how to do this fun activity at home! After all, who doesn’t want to line their walls with paintings by their pup? This enriching art project lets your dog … Read More

Breed Spotlight: Miniature Bernadoodle!

Miniature Bernadoodles are a mix of a Miniature Poodle and a Bernese Mountain Dog! In our daycare environment, you will likely see them playing with toys, wrestling with friends, and being the first in line during Quick Train!  Most Mini Bernadoodles tend to be goofy in nature and are always willing to please their owners. These dogs generally weigh between 20 – 45 pounds and have a life expectancy of 12 – 18 years! History The Bernedoodle is a relatively … Read More

Tips to Potty Train Your Small Dog!

Potty training your small dog can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! With the right approach and positive reinforcement techniques, you can make the process easy and stress-free for both you and your tiny tot. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with some helpful and must-do tips on how to potty train your small dog using positive reinforcement techniques. Tip 1: Establish a Routine One of the most important steps in potty training your … Read More

Breed Spotlight: The Alaskan Klee Kai!

Alaskan Klee Kais are intelligent, loyal, and energetic dogs! In our daycare environment, you would most likely see our Alaskan Klee Kai’s cuddled up on a bed, watching the action in the room, or being the life of the party!  They often go from being couch potatoes to having a burst of energy and then back to their favorite bed in the sun. But, of course, they love attention from their favorite staff members, too! These dogs generally weigh between … Read More

Activity Based Daycare is Fun for Your Dog!

Here at Wags & Wiggles, we are an activity-based daycare. Dog Daycare is great for socializing and allowing your pup to interact with other dogs.  Daycare also provides plenty of physical activity that helps to keep them healthy and happy. Our daycare is different.  We believe dogs should have more than just playtime during their daycare day.  All of our staff are Enrichment Certified to bring more fun to your pup’s day! Wags & Wiggles enrichment stimulates different parts of … Read More

Tugga That Toy!

Toys are a vital tool in positive reinforcement dog training. They are not just a positive way to reward your dog, but it’s fun, too!  Using play as a reward is often more bonding for most dogs than simply giving them some treats. First, you will need to pinpoint what type of toy your dog enjoys. There are many different types of toys to choose from.  For example, your dog may prefer tug toys over a tennis ball, or vice … Read More

Dog Breed Spotlight: The Havanese!

Havanese are intelligent, funny, social, and outgoing dogs! In our daycare environment, you would most likely see our Havenese cuddled up in the staff’s arms, chasing after a ball, or wrestling with their best friend!  Because Havanese tend to be so social and sweet, we often recruit them to help out new Waggers during Meet & Greet appointments! We love our Havenese so much that we also built our Tiny Town, just for small dogs. Although they are a newly … Read More

How to Have a Successful Puppy Play Date!

Puppy play dates can be one of the most fun things to do as a dog parent! These play dates allow your puppy to have fun, burn energy, and gain necessary social skills.  However, setting up a successful puppy play date with your dog’s new best friend will take some planning. Choosing a puppy playmate that will be well suited for your puppy, especially for their first play date, is a must! Finding a puppy who is around the same … Read More

Setting Your Dog Up For Success to Attend Daycare

Setting your dog up for success to attend daycare is important! Dog Daycare provides your dog with enrichment, socialization, and an outlet for their energy. However, it can sometimes be overwhelming if the dog does not take the necessary steps beforehand.  The goal is to have your daycare facility be a place where your dog feels safe and happy being at. That is why preparing your dog before going into daycare is essential. We often have clients who come in … Read More

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