Barn Hunt

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Join us November 15 for a full day of Barn Hunting!  We are hosting a day long workshop for those interested in the sport and want to get hands on instruction.  We will have a course set up for working the dogs and all the basics will be covered.  Enjoy this article about this fun new sport.  Call us at …

Be Watchful on Halloween

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Trick or Treat???  Be sure to watch out for your pets Halloween weekend! Halloween is almost here, and though you might get a kick out of the adorable witches and ghosts who come trick-or-treating to your door, your dog or cat may not be as thrilled. Don’t let October 31 become your — and your pet’s — worst nightmare. No …

Training At Countryside Pet Resort

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Welcome Barbara Kraemer to Countryside!! Barbara will be our resident “Board and Train” trainer as well as our trainer for group classes. Our first set of group classes begins on October 11 and will run for 6 weeks. They will be taught outdoors and will be for puppies, beginning dogs and trainers, and those dogs and trainers with a bit …

What to look for in a boarding kennel?

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If you are searching for a facility to board your dogs or cats in the Georgetown or Round Rock areas (Austin, Hutto,Cedar Park or Leander, too!) what should you look for at that facility? The facility should be open for you to tour at a short notice. Personnel should be happy to show you where your dog or cat will …

Fall Reservations & Vaccination Protocols

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It is never too early to make your fall boarding reservations. We are 10 minutes from Teravista (Round Rock) and downtown Georgetown, near East View High School. Call us at 512-930-5365 for reservations and information. Please feel free to tour our facility–we would love for you to see where your pet stays. The best times for us are around noon …

Round Rock Texas–we are just up the Tollway!

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For those of you in Round Rock don’t forget to make your fall boarding reservations–especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. We are a short 10 minute drive up Tx 130, located near East View High School. Our boarding kennel serves both dogs and cats and is, of course, climate controlled. Please drop by anytime later in the morning or mid-afternoon for a …

Early Spay or Neuter Not Such A Good Idea

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have you recently purchased a new puppy?  Are you wondering when or if you should have he or she spayed or neutered?  Numerous studies have been published in the last couple of years that show that early spay/neuter procedures (before the 1st birthday) are actually compromising your dog’s health in the long run—NOT promoting it.  Check out the following article …

Best Place to Find a Dog?

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In my opinion, the best place to buy your puppy is from a reputable hobby breeder.  How do you find one and what makes them reputable?  The best place to start is www.akc.org    On the American Kennel Club’s home page, click on “Dog Owners”, then “Breeds”.  Each breed will have a link to what is called its “parent club”.  The …

Round Rock Texas and Georgetown Texas dog and cat boarding

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Planning a trip in August? Come visit us before you book your boarding reservation. We serve the Round Rock, Hutto, Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park and surrounding areas. We board both dogs and cats! We can take care of your boarding, daycare or grooming needs!