Employee Spotlight – Meet Danny!

Danny started working at the Tustin Wags & Wiggles in the summer of 2018. He started out as one of our kitchen assistants, quickly moved up, and is now our Kitchen Manager! As Kitchen Manager, Danny prepares meals, feeds our daycare and boarding guests, and ensures all medications are administered. He enjoys working at Wags & Wiggles because he gets to work with dogs every single day! He loves helping all of the dogs in our care have positive experiences. Danny … Read More

Employee Spotlight – Meet Devynn!

Everyone, meet Devynn! Devynn started working at Wags & Wiggles in the summer of 2017. She started out on the play floor as a daycare team member. She is now one of our play floor supervisors! As floor supervisor, Devynn helps train newer team members, leads Quick Train sessions, and ensures all of the dogs in our care are successful on the play floor. On some days, you can find her in the kitchen making meals and administering medications for … Read More

Employee Spotlight – Meet Amanda!

Employee Spotlight – Meet Amanda! Amanda has been working at our Tustin facility for nearly three years. She started out on the play floor and is now a staff trainer and one of our floor supervisors! As a trainer, Amanda teaches group Obedience and Sport Dog classes, works with Board & Train, Puppy Raising, and Day School students, sets up private training lessons, and helps ensure all of the dogs attending daycare are successful on the play floor. She is a fantastic big dog supervisor … Read More

Employee Spotlight – Meet Bryce!

Everyone, meet Bryce! Bryce started working at Wags & Wiggles back in April of 2015. He started out on the play floor as a daycare team member. He’s now one of our most senior floor supervisors! You can also find him in the kitchen making meals or in the office assisting clients. Bryce moved to Arizona for a few years in order to attend school out there. He moved back this past January and we couldn’t be happier to have … Read More

Employee Spotlight – Meet Zed!

Everyone, Meet Zed! Zed is originally from Pennsylvania. He got his degree in Education and Psychology at Shippensburg University and worked in behavioral health with children and adults with autism. While Zed was moving out to California back in 2015, he stayed with some friends in Colorado. His friends had 3 dogs who were not sociable with other dogs. Zed worked with these 3 dogs and his own dog, Boh, and by the end of the day, all of the … Read More

Meet Hercules, the Latest Wags & Wiggles Rescue!

Meet Hercules, the latest Wags & Wiggles rescue! Hercules is a four year old Spaniel mix. He probably has a little bit of everything mixed in, including Pug, Beagle, and Cavalier. Unfortunately, his prior family could no longer keep him. He has been at our Rancho Santa Margarita facility for a few weeks now and is ready to find his forever home! Hercules is a very sweet, affectionate, loving dog. He is on the small-to-medium side, has a medium amount … Read More

Emergency Pet Preparedness: Create Your Home Plan

Wags & Wiggles Dog Daycare just finished its yearly practice of our Emergency Preparedness Plan for both its Rancho Santa Margarita and Tustin Locations. As we watch the disaster in Houston play out, it serves as a reminder to us all to get ready for our own local emergencies. Wags & Wiggles has a formal Emergency Pet Preparedness and Evacuation plan which we practice twice yearly to prepare for fire, earthquake or another disaster. We practice each scenario with our … Read More

Grand Re-Opening Tustin Facility

Tustin Grand Re-Opening Celebration! June 10th – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy $25 discounted daycare* at the Tustin Facility for our Grand Re-opening. All Waggers from both Tustin and RSM are invited to the festivities.    We have TWO special reasons to party it up at Wags & Wiggles. #1: Welcome Ranaye Kahn as Business Partner for Both Locations As Partner, Ranaye has the opportunity to positively impact you, and all of our clients and employees, and shape Wags & Wiggles into … Read More

USDAA Agility 2012 Wins for Wags & Wiggles!

Laurie Zurborg – Founder, Romi Hirayama – Tustin Facility Manager, Nicole Wakida – Tustin Trainer, & Tammy Wilson, RSM Trainer all headed to Prunedale, CA to compete in the USDAA Agility 2012 Western Regional Championship 08/31/12-09/04/12. If you aren’t familiar with USDAA, you can find out more information here. The Regional events are a lot of fun! They are also important as you can earn Byes into different rounds. This USDAA Agility 2012 regional event was held by The Bay … Read More

When a Dog Fight Begins in Your Household

Apparently, a dog fight has been brewing in my dog pack. At the end of a particularly stressful day, I took my pack for an off leash hike on my property. I was sharing a great bottle of wine with a great friend. Then a vicious dog fight breaks out in my pack. My two lead male dogs, Gumbo and Savior, had waged war. Both locked on, screaming, blood, the works. It was terrible. All the other dogs ran and … Read More

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