Is Your Dog Ready for Nose-Work?

What is Nose-Work? Nose-work detection training teaches dogs to search for a specific odor, and then find the source of that odor. Police dogs may learn to search for blood, illegal drugs and even bombs. Your dog may learn to track a favorite...

Healthy Habits for Lodging Pets

When you must be away from your pet, your top concern is that he or she is happy and healthy. This starts with choosing the best dog hotel you can find. In order to determine the right dog hotel, you check references, ensure they have access to...

First Annual K-9 Trials to Take Place in Oceanside

Oceanside dog lovers will be thrilled to note that the first annual K-9 Trials will be taking place on April 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at El Camino High School in Oceanside. K-9 teams from the western U.S. will compete in a showdown that...

Pet Hotels vs. Pet Sitters: What’s Best for Your Dog?

Your vacation is looming and you need a place for your beloved pet. You could call a pet sitter to come to your home or book a stay at a pet hotel. What do you do? Picking a Pet Sitter You may think that a pet sitter is the best idea for your...

What Type of Training is Right for Your Dog?

You know that your four-legged friend is a unique individual. Each dog has its own personality based on breed, background and a variety of other factors. Because each dog has his or her individual needs, you should not assume that every type of...

Flea Patrol Season

It’s been a rough flea season for both dogs and cats.  Right around this time a year, we get those flea issues under control.  But then a new issue happens – the fleas find their way into our homes especially if our pets visit indoors. Although...

A great dog day care can reverse work week boredom

With the hustle and bustle of work week life, it’s tough to find enough time for ourselves let alone our dogs. More than likely, while you’re off to work, your dog is probably bored or even getting into some mischief. If this sounds like your...

Your Dog May Have To Pass On The Guacamole

Avocado season is in full swing and they seem to be everywhere. Whether you’re adding avocado to your BLT or fixing a fresh batch of guacamole, it looks like you may have to ignore your dog’s plea to toss some avocado bits in their...

The Truth Behind A Canine Good Citizen Certification

Is it worthwhile for your dog to undergo a Canine Good Citizen evaluation? It’s not like your pooch is going to hang his certificate on the wall (well, probably not). But there are actually many worthwhile reasons to get this certification...

The best way to teach puppies not to bite

Oh, puppies. Those adorable little wet noses. Those cute wagging tails. And oh yeah, those razor-sharp teeth! Dogs’ baby teeth might be tiny, but they’re surprisingly strong. Puppies tend to experience the world through their mouths...

Tips for when your dog comes home after boarding

When San Diego dog owners come to pick up their pets from Fon-Jon Pet Care, it can be hard at times to say who’s more excited—owners are ecstatic to see their pooches, and the pups are beside themselves with joy. After all, even though we...