For many of us, dogs are kids . . . so selecting a place to care for them when we travel is a big decision.
First impressions are lasting. But a clean, temperature controlled, well-ventilated and bright place, with friendly and knowledgeable staff is just basic. Beyond that there is much to consider.
“In addition to the stroke, Rocky had back issues and a bad heart. If he didn’t regain some mobility, he would have to be put down.
Living in Minnesota, we all know how brutal Midwestern winters can be. We endure sub-zero temperatures, blizzards that can bring feet of snow, and what can feel like only a few hours of sunlight at a time, because we love calling this beautiful state Home. Quiet mornings after a fresh snowfall, coming in after a day of fun in the snow to warm up by the fire with a mug of cocoa, or having a great excuse to stay in for the night and binge-watch the newest Netflix show with a cozy blanket and your dog at your side, are the types of things that make the “Minnesota Winter” great.
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Top Dog,
you could hear the pups snoring, and snorting like hogs!
Their collars were hung on the gates of their suites,
in anticipation of morning, and play time and treats.
The Collies were snuggled, all nestled in their beds,
while visions of herding sheep, danced in their heads.
And Reilly with his tennis ball, and Aussie with his bone,