Posts Categorized: Dog Fun

Dog Swimming & Safety Tips for the James River

One of the best things about the city of Richmond is the James River. Not only is it an amazing resource for humans to go swimming, rafting, fishing, and kayaking, but it’s also a great place to take your dog for an afternoon of playful exercise.  There are a lot of dog-friendly water locations along the James River… Read more »

The Year of the Dog

There is going to be a lot of excitement at the ‘Barn in February! Why? Because the Year of the Dog begins! Sure, it’s not typically an American tradition, but we are up for any kind of celebration at Holiday Barn! Are you familiar with the Chinese Zodiac and the Year of the Dog? Allow… Read more »

Doggie Play Dates!

Do you sometimes feel a bit anxious in a crowd of people? Is your idea of a good time an evening shared with one or two close friends, rather than in a large group at a party? There are a lot of people like that. Truth is, there are some dogs like that too. Either… Read more »

Pawternity Leave

Did you see the article in USA Today about the brewery that gives 1 week paid Puppy Parental leave, aka “Pawternity” leave, when an employee brings home a puppy or a new rescue? Aptly named, BrewDog, is opening a new brewery in Ohio later this year and will be the first company in the US… Read more »