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Bijou dresses as Captain Jack Sparrow at the annual Petco Halloween party.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 3

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 5:11am

So what does dressing up a dog as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean have to do with finding the right dog for you? The answer is easy. Once you’ve found that perfect canine companion, you’ll want to...

Summer relaxes.

Extended Stay Pet-Friendly Hotels Help You Feel at Home

Mandy Wilson - Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 1:40pm

This past week marked what is hopefully the final chapter of a very interesting adventure with my four pets. The final repairs have been completed at my house after a saga that began in late June with a leaking...

Bijou settles into his new home.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 2

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 11:24am

In part 2 of my three part series How to Find the Right Dog for You, I recount how Bijou settled into my home - a die-hard cat person and transformed me into a dog lover. Becoming a Dog Lover I had just adopted my...

Bijou is surprised by an impromptu photo while he's relaxing in bed.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 1

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 8:49am

How did you find your dog? And what advice would you give others about choosing and finding their own? This post kicks off a three part series on that very topic - how I found or rather met my dog. And it shares...

Courtesy http://blog.sfgate.com.

Best Hotels for Dogs (and Cats)

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:55am

When you’re going on vacation, you don’t have to leave your dog (or cat) with a pet boarder anymore. Plenty of hotels and inns welcome four legged furry guests. Many of them have gone beyond being simply pet-friendly...

What to do if You Find a Stray Dog

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 11:35am

Nowadays it may be more common to find stray dogs tooling through your neighborhood. That’s because more pet owners are abandoning their pets to the streets due to the economy. So what do you do if you find a stray dog...

Dr. Johnson recommends bringing containers of water for to keep your dogs hydrated during roadtrips.

Six Tips for Taking Fido on Vacation

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 7:44am

It’s time to take the family vacation. For many people like me, members of the family include a dog and they will travel too. Now humans may like taking long trips, but dogs may find going to distant places a bit...

Bryson Casey with his dog Wagner during a training session at Canine Assistants. Photo courtesy of David Scott.

Welcome to Tails of the City!

Mandy Wilson - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 1:08pm

When I was a child, I loved all of the movies and television shows featuring animals – “Benji,” “The Shaggy DA,” “That Darn Cat,” and “Scooby Doo Where Are You!” – just to name a few. I was also fortunate to have...

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