1. Is Dog Boarding Safe?

    Boarding your dog naturally requires trust between staff and owner; this bond is especially necessary because dogs can’t speak up for themselves. If you are a concerned pet owner wondering if a particular dog boarding service is reliable and trustworthy enough to entrust the wellbeing of your canine companion, be sure to look for the following: Building the Dog Hotel Bond Check them out The best…Read More

  2. One Thing Every Dog Boarding Needs

    Beyond the doggy hotel rooms, caring staff, and even treats for guests to enjoy, each dog boarding service should have one major thing that doggy parents may not think of right away: An on-site veterinarian. An Obvious Need Think about it: You leave for a few days, entrusting your pup to a group of kind-hearted individuals that, unfortunately, have no clue for how to treat your friend if something…Read More

  3. Kennel Cough Season

    We’ve all seen a sickness spread around the workplace, many even lovingly refer to it as the “office plague.” Of course, the same principles holds true at an amplified level for children; now imagine that same sickness spreading around in a group of dogs licking, sniffing, and closely playing with one another. We, at Muddy Paws, want to see each dog come and go healthy, so here is how to ide…Read More

  4. “One Room for the Night, Please.”

    Dog boarding is a fortunate service, and one that many Valley Center families take full advantage of on a semi-regular basis. There are a number of reasons that leaving your pooch in the caring hands of a dog hotel can be a wise choice. Whether you plan your dog’s stay months in advance or call around hoping for same-day vacancy, here are a few of the key instances you should consider dog boardi…Read More

  5. Making Home Away From Home

    Providing your dog with comfort akin to what they are used to at home during their nights at dog boarding can be a challenge. Not all dog hotels are created equal, and even the best can easily cause your dog undue stress if you do not properly prepare. We recommend that all of our Valley Center dog boarding guests have something that reminds them of home, though our only request is that they are n…Read More

  6. Tail Wagging: Finding The Right Doggy Daycare

    Finding the right doggy daycare can feel like a challenge. Your four-legged friend isn’t exactly the clearest communicator and is reliably excited to see you at the end of the day. When a wagging tail and onslaught of licks greets you regardless of the accommodations, it’s no wonder that your pooch isn’t much help in the decision making. Add this to the overwhelming amount of choices, and di…Read More

  7. Trying Dog Boarding

    Any dedicated pet owner can vouch for the necessity of finding a great dog boarding service. If you are wondering, “how do I best find dog boarding near me?” look no further, as Valley Center’s Top Rated Local® dog daycare and boarding provider, Muddy Paws, offers a simple solution that allows you and your pooch to try a boarding service prior to leaving town. Daycare before boarding Whenev…Read More

  8. Dog Boarding During Home Repair

    Having to have work done on your home is typically a major inconvenience. Not only does your house have a problem that needs fixing which is in itself troublesome, there is also the possibility of having to take time off from work in order to be home during the repairs. And if you are a dog owner, it also means keeping your furry friend safe and happy while the maintenance is performed. While dogs…Read More

  9. No Dogs Allowed On Vacation?

    For most Americans, vacations come few and far between, and the opportunity to spend a week on the beach is a chance most people can’t pass up. However, if you are a pet owner, going on vacation presents a number of difficult dilemmas such as attempting to find a vacation spot that allows pets or finding a dog sitter that is both reliable and affordable. For Valley Center residents, pet boarding…Read More

  10. Welcome to the Muddy Paws Country Spa Blog!

    At Muddy Paws Country Day Spa, your pets are our highest priority because we believe that surrounding animals with love and passionate care provides the best experience. With our staff of dog trainers, groomers, and animal care technicians, you can be certain you are leaving your pets with people who are dedicated to providing a fun and safe experience for your pet. Whether you need boarding, dayc…Read More