Posts Categorized: Pet Lovers

Easter Food for your Dog

Nothing is more beautiful and appealing than an Easter spread, complete with glazed ham, carrots, deviled eggs… followed up with a beautiful lemon meringue pie. Hmmm… Mornings of Hot Cross buns, egg souffles, chocolate bunnies and colorful jelly beans! Shall I go on?!? It is a wonderfully delicious time of the year, isn’t it? I’m… Read more »

Cold Weather Swimming

The beautiful in-ground pools we have for our guests at Holiday Barn Pet Resorts are pretty-much open year-round. With Virginia’s fluctuating temperatures, the occasion to swim can come any day, even in the dead of winter! We admit, it feels a little strange when you’re standing in our lobby – in your boots, down coat… Read more »

Why Isn’t my Dog a Good Fit for Doggie Daycare?

Hypothetically, you get a call from one of our Camp managers and they say to you, “I’m very sorry, but your dog is not a good fit for doggie daycare”. You ask, “Did he get in a fight?” No. “Did he hurt someone?” No. “Did he destroy something?” No. Hopefully the explanation won’t end there,… Read more »

Is your House Cat Bored?

Rex and I just got back from a walk and I noticed my neighbor’s cat sitting in the window. She is a house cat. Aside from sitting in the window, she never leaves the confinement of her home. Do you think she gets bored? If Rex didn’t have his regular walks, he would certainly be… Read more »

Does Your Car Smell like a Dog?

There’s nothing that makes my dog’s tail wag more than saying to him, “Do you want to go bye-bye?” Most dogs love a fun car ride! All the new smells, different sights and sounds are very exciting! But speaking of new smells, well, that can be a problem for your car’s interior. That “new smell”… Read more »

A Short Story

In 1908, Colonel Clarence Deems of the United States Army was considered unfit for duty, so much so, that he was forced to appear at a War Department hearing to defend himself. Colonel Deems was no “slouch”. As a graduate of West point, he was a professor of Military Science at Maryland Agricultural college, now… Read more »