Planning A Summer Getaway? Don’t Forget Your Dog

Whether you’re going for a camping weekend right here in San Diego County or you’re flying across the country to visit relatives, if you’re planning a summer vacation for the humans in your household taking care of dog boarding...

Training Tips – Recall!

Recall Training Welcome to our first ever installment of Fon Jon’s Training Tips Series. With the success of our Doggie Daycare blog, the revered Manuel Villanueva has deemed me worthy of scribing his wealth of knowledge to share with you...

Dog Training is an Ongoing Thing

When it comes to dog training, many are mistaken into thinking that once their dog’s obedience training is completed, there is nothing else that needs to be done. This is a huge misconception. Like learning something new, such as a musical...

OCEAN BEACH CANINE CARNIVAL: Oct. 28

The KIWANIS Club of Ocean Beach and the Ocean Beach Recreation Council is hosting its 7th ANNUAL OCEAN BEACH CANINE CARNIVAL on October 28.   They are promising an excellent “Howl-O-Ween Party” for you and your best four-legged friend. This party...

Voluntary Pet Treat Recall

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just issues a press release letting consumers know that a dog treat manufactured by Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken is under a voluntary recall.  The product...

Military Dog Awarded For Heroic Actions

With so many branches of the military right in our backyard, we here in San Diego have a special appreciation for the men and women who serve our country in uniform. At Fon Jon, we also have extra gratitude for the canines that serve. Though few...

Most recent pet food recalls

Just like people food, we really have to keep our ears open to pet food recalls.  The best place to visit on a bimonthly basis is the Humane Society website. They keep an updated list of contaminated foods and treats harmful to pets. Another...

A female dog’s act of bravery with her pups

Every once in a while you read a remarkable dog story. Sometimes dogs’ actions seem to go beyond instincts in a way that touches our hearts, and this recent story we spotted on the DogHeirs blog is an example.   A German Shepherd mix named...

Dog Grooming Should Increase As Temperatures Rise

It’s hard not to notice that our dogs are really blowing their coats at the end of the San Diego summer because it’s been so hot. Even after a good bathing and brushing, it seems we are back to the same shedding challenges a few days later. Blame...