Posts Categorized: Pet Lovers

Living Naturally

I was out walking near a lake the other day and a couple was there with their Irish Setter and Poodle. The two dogs were happily running through the edge of the water, then high upon the bank, and then running as hard as they could towards the water, jumping in… Then chasing each other…. Read more »

Are Dogs Capable of Malice?

I once had a Lhasa Apso who hated grooming more than anything in the world. She wasn’t mean about it, but she was clearly disgusted by having to endure such a demeaning task. Every single time I finished her haircut and sat her on the floor, she’d bounce around a few seconds and then pee… Read more »

Dog Friendly Events This Summer in Richmond, VA

Believe it or not, Richmond is not just all about craft beer and good food! Richmond is also known for being extremely dog-friendly! From dog-friendly events, restaurants, parks, baseball games to shopping malls, dogs can do just about anything in Richmond! Weekends are filled with sightings of dogs riding shotgun in cars, or with their… Read more »

Cat Socialization

This morning I saw a headline that said something about socializing a kitten and it hit me like a ton of bricks. Wow, we spend so much time at Holiday Barn Pet Resorts talking about the importance of puppy socialization that we have not truly recognized how important it is for cats too. That’s probably… Read more »

Pet First Aid Kits

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month and the perfect time for us to help you put together a First Aid kit for your pet. When your pet suffers an injury, having the supplies you need on-hand can significantly impact your pet’s healing and recovery time. While a pet first aid kit will provide the… Read more »

How to Trim Your Dogs Nails

Nail cutting or trimming is probably the least popular pet care task we need to do. We fear we will hurt our dog, and unfortunately, 9 times out of 10, the dog really dislikes it. It may take a while until your dog is comfortable getting his nails trimmed but with consistency, they will learn… Read more »