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Meet Dog’s Day Out Newly-Named Assistant Manager Tyler

This blog is the second in a series of interviews with our amazing team members. It provides an opportunity for readers to learn more about the folks who care for the pups—and stories about what led them to Downtown Dogs or Dog’s Day Out. Meet Tyler, one of our longest-serving employees. He worked as a […]

Written by on December 15, 2023

Meet Our Fourth Quarter Nonprofit Partner: The Street Dog Coalition

            On a crisp, fall Sunday morning, a line of more than 40 people had formed outside even before the doors opened. Inside, Drs. Stefan Knep and Laura Ziegler Gurda, Debranique Pitter, and a team of 14 veterinary techs set up for a pop-up clinic to help the pets of people […]

Written by on December 6, 2023

Helen Says: Barkitecture is the Pawsome New Trend in Home Design!

Imagine a world where every wag of the tail inspires architectural marvels and every bark sets the design tone. Well, folks, that world is here, and it’s called “Barkitecture.” This trend takes dog-friendly home design to a whole new level and ensures that homes meet each family’s unique needs, look super cool, and “treat” furry […]

Written by on July 4, 2023

Homemade Dog Treats –  A Delightful Way to Pamper Your Pooch!

Frannie Says: When it comes to treating our pups, homemade goodies take the cake. Not only will you have a blast in the kitchen, but you’ll also ensure your pup enjoys healthy and tasty snacks. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and dive into the incredible world of homemade treats! By making treats at home, […]

Written by on June 13, 2023

New “On Our Walk” Meet Up Initiative

Because People Benefit From Walks As Much As Dogs! Written by Lindsey Heiserman, Guest Blogger Walking is one of the simplest and most accessible forms of exercise. It’s an activity that most people can do, regardless of age or fitness level. While we might not feel as eager as our dogs to get up off […]

Written by on May 3, 2023

How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog?

Lyle Says: You get home from time outside with the dog and realize your four-legged friend has brought more than excitement back with them — dirt and stench from the great outdoors. Before your pup can snuggle on the couch with the family, it’s bath time. But how often should our fur babies be bathed?  […]

Written by on April 15, 2023

A Dog’s Day Out Rehab Grooming Success Story; Meet Monster

As dog owners who love our pups we only want to give them the best possible experiences. When we enlist professionals – such as vets, trainers, daycare/boarding facilities, and groomers – to help us care for our dogs, it’s important to do your research and homework. Read reviews, get referrals, ask for tours. It’s also […]

Written by on February 27, 2023

Helen Says: Help Your Dog Keep Their Chompers Clean and Healthy!

Everyone knows that February is the month to celebrate past presidents and love, but did you know it’s also National Pet Dental Health Month. Your dog’s healthy teeth (all 42 of them, which is 10 more than humans have!) are more than just a winning smile. Dental health is a crucial component of overall canine […]

Written by on February 20, 2023

An “I Just Knew It” Story

Join Downtown Dogs and Dog’s Day Out in Supporting Spot’s Last Stop this Holiday Season “I just knew it”, says Lindsey Heiserman. “That face staring back at me from the computer screen was my next dog. She had deep, inquisitive eyes and ears that stood straight up like antennas. Her name was Toula and she […]

Written by on October 10, 2022