Puppy Playtime – Is Biting Normal?

    Puppy playtime can bring some extremely high and low emotions for most owners.  Are they going to get hurt?  Is someone going to be bit? Is this normal?  Why won’t my puppy play?  Or why are they so rough?  These are some of the normal questions we get about puppy playtime. What Is Normal For Puppy Playtime There are many styles of play for puppies depending on their personality, experience level, and who their play partner is.  Most … Read More

Off-Leash Training: Using A Training Loop

Training loops are used to transition a dog to off-leash training. Everyone wants their dog to listen to their cues and be well behaved off the leash. Off-Leash training is a huge goal for most dog owners, and a training loop is an excellent tool. The Wags & Wiggles Online Classroom discusses Training Loops to keep dog’s engaged. Training Loops can be essential when training non-traditional breeds, like Shiba Inus. A Training Loop is a term made up by the … Read More

Pandemic Puppy Behavior Rehab

Every dog that comes to Wags and Wiggles has a story to tell, including one pandemic puppy named Rocket that needed intense behavior rehab. Some pandemic puppies are blessed to have found a loving home from the start. The lucky puppies are provided the leadership, structure, management, and socialization that they need to help guide them into being a well-rounded dog. Some aren’t so lucky. We are proud to play a small part in helping pandemic puppies and their owners … Read More

COVID-19 Updates

March 8, 2021   We are excited about the reopening of our economy.  Wags & Wiggles is transitioning back to 24/7 operations.  Please check with your favorite facility about current hours and services. We are also loosening our restrictions on attendance in group classes.  We now allow TWO Humans per dog in class instead of 1.  You can now once again bring a spouse or child to class with you. June 2, 2020 Current Modified Hours Monday Through Friday 7am … Read More

Benefits of Dog Daycare for Puppies – Logic’s Daycare Story

Benefits of Dog Daycare for Puppies Are you thinking about bringing home a new puppy soon? This blog mini-series is for you! In this post, we go over the benefits of dog daycare for puppies. The puppy in the pictures is Logic, the newest addition to the Zurborg family! Logic turns three months old The day Logic turned 12 weeks, his devil side emerged! His previous training and playtime sessions only lasted about an hour. Afterwards, Logic would be totally … Read More

Dog Flu – Signs, Symptoms, and What to Watch Out For

Dog Flu – Signs, Symptoms, and What to Watch Out For In December 2017, Northern California saw an outbreak of canine influenza, also known as the dog flu. Since December, the virus has spread across the Bay Area, making it’s way to Nevada and parts of Oregon. Southern California luckily hasn’t seen any cases yet, but it’s always good to be prepared. There are two known strains of dog flu in the United States – H3N8 and H3N2. H3N8 is an older … 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

Dog Health Alert

The health of our pets and families is a priority for all of us. Having social experiences is part of being a healthy dog. Just like humans, whenever dogs come into contact with other members of their own species, there is a risk. You may have read recent news about the dog flu. We have posted before on this subject but this is the latest update. There was a small local outbreak in the LA area last month (approx 35 … Read More