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Do dogs benefit from daycare? Here are four things to keep in mind.

May 27, 2020 By admin

If you keep your finger on the pulse you’ll notice a lot of people asking about daycare online –specifically, the benefits of it. Since every dog is different, our job is to create a space that caters to the unique needs of your animal. We want to foster inclusivity and make your animal feel like it’s at a second home. If you’re unsure about the benefits of daycare, or you have friends who pose the question, here are four things to keep in mind. It’s a great form of socialization A good daycare center socializes your animal. It gives them… Read More
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Why aren’t there that many cat boarding services compared to dog boarding homes?

May 21, 2020 By admin

At Under One Woof, we’re passionate about doggy daycare and take it seriously. But that’s not to say we don’t love cats too. Our feline friends are a big part of our lives, and they’re one of the most popular animals in households throughout America. Little wonder, then, that many people online pose a simple question: why are dog boarding services more common? In this article, we’re going to explore that question and identify five reasons dog boarding homes might be a more common sight. However, let’s start with an essential caveat… …Cat boarding homes – catteries – do exist… Read More
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The major dog types explained – part three

May 14, 2020 By admin

Hot on the heels of parts one and two, we’re concluding our look at the major dog breeds today. As a recap, the American Kennel Club puts breeds into one of seven categories: herding dogs, hounds, sporting, non-sporting, toy, working and terrier. We’re dealing with the final three in this article, but be sure to check out our previous pieces for a rundown of the major breeds in the other four categories. And again, a lot of this info is courtesy of an excellent Wired video on the topic, featuring Gail Miller Bisher, a foremost expert.   … Read More
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The major dog types explained – part two

May 4, 2020 By admin

In part one, we looked at herding dogs and hounds, two of the major dog types categorized by the American Kennel Club. Today, we’re going to cover non-sporting and sporting dogs, of which the former is host to array of entrants, both big and small. Again, these findings are based on an excellent Wired video series on the topic, narrated and hosted by Gail Miller Bisher. Let’s get started. Type #3: Non-sporting  Perhaps the most famous and popular example of the non-sporting type is the Dalmatian, which gained huge popularity in America because of the film 101… Read More
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The major dog types explained – part one

April 30, 2020 By admin

The American Kennel Club recognizes over 200 breeds of dog, and many more breeds exist in other parts of the world that haven’t come to America yet. In short? There are lot of varieties of our favorite animal in existence and keeping abreast of them all can be challenging. Wired recently ran an excellent video series looking at how the American Kennel Club separates breeds, with expert insights from Gail Miller Bisher, a dog expert. We’ve handpicked breeds from each “type” and distilled the most interesting findings in the process. But first… …Dog shows separate breeds into seven major… Read More
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How to get the most out of your dog walk

April 24, 2020 By admin

For your dog, it’s one of the most important events of the day, and something that he’ll be looking forward to from the minute you walk into the house – but just how do you get the most out of your daily dog walk? Let dogs smell their surroundings There’s nothing more annoying for a dog than being pulled away from an enticing array of smells. Since our canines primarily sense the world through their nose, sniffing is not a sign of “rudeness”, but a natural way for “seeing”. Give your dog the respect he deserves by letting him… Read More
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8 of the happiest dog breeds

April 16, 2020 By admin

Dogs fill us with joy, don’t they? They’re at the door when we get home from work, our able companions on those long walks in the countryside and our friends through thick and thin. That got us thinking – what are some of the happiest dog breeds in existence? Those reliable breeds that, 9 times out of 10, produce dogs that always have a smile on their face? Here is a selection you can’t go wrong with. Beagles Beagles have a wonderful nose, which is perhaps why they’re so fun-loving all the time: they’re experiencing life in full. A… Read More
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Great dog movies to watch during isolation

April 10, 2020 By admin

Sure, many of us are being asked to stay indoors as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt everyday life, but with the Easter weekend upon us, and every excuse to stay indoors, why not curl up in front of the TV with a good movie? Following on from this piece we wrote last year, here are two great dog movies to enjoy, and one very special Netflix docuseries. Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010) Featuring canines and their feline companions, Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore is a sequel to the 2001 original and stars James… Read More
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Huge discounts available on Under One Woof Gift Cards

April 7, 2020 By admin

This month marks 6 years of Under One Woof, and while it has been a blessing, and we’re beyond grateful for all the doggies we’ve had the privilege of taking care of and our amazing customers, our celebration was cut short.  And let’s face it, not many of us feel like celebrating.  This past week we made the decision to temporarily close daycare and grooming in response to the state COVID-19 directive. It was a difficult decision and these are definitely difficult times for us all. Plus not seeing those loving doggies everyday has definitely made it harder.  We are eager than ever to get back work… Read More
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Why having a pet at your side is helpful during COVID-19

April 2, 2020 By admin

Isolation can be tricky, but as a March 30th study published in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) points out, there are great benefits to having an animal at your side.  However, before we dive into the science, let’s address one very important point: There is no evidence that companion animals spread COVID-19 Experts believe that the ability for a pet to pass COVID-19 on to a human recipient is low-to-non-existent.  While there are reports of two dogs in Hong Kong contracting the virus after close contact with their owners, the dogs never showed any symptoms, nor did they… Read More
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