Dogs All Day, Charlotte... Where dogs play all day!

   
     Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm
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4240 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28209
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Author Archives: Dogs All Day

A Day In The Life of a Dogs All Day Daycare Dog

7:00 am-7:30 am: Arrival ‘I love car rides, wonder where we are going this morning, let me hang my head out of the window to do some investigative sniffing. OH BOY, OH BOY, OH BOY, we are near my doggie daycare, hope that’s where we are headed!! OH YAY, Mom is now pulling into the […]

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There is more to tiring a dog out than physical exercise.

We are happy to introduce a guest blogger, Katy Johnson from Love That Dog Charlotte! We’ve all heard the expression, “A tired dog is a good dog.” But did you know there’s more to tiring a dog out than physical exercise? Mental exercise, or teaching your dog to think and work, can be just as tiring […]

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Nothing About Halloween Is Fun For Your Dog

October means Halloween is upon us. While this can be a fun holiday for the humans, it can be downright terrifying for our dogs. The food, the costumes, the strangers showing up at the door at night – it’s all wrong to a pet. A few things to remember to keep your dog safe and […]

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Are Flexi Leashes (Retractable Leashes) Bad?

We know this is going to be a controversial topic but here at Dogs All Day we pretty much hate these leashes. Before we list the reasons you SHOULD NOT use this leash and why, we will say that a good retractable leash is fine if the dog is: already leash trained well-behaved you are […]

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Canine Flu Alert

Canine Flu (Canine Influenza) has been recently reported in Asheville and Winston-Salem. FACTS Canine Influenza is a highly contagious virus that can be transmitted between dogs. Transmission can be spread by infected dogs through direct contact, coughing and sneezing,  or by indirect contact like food/water bowls, or clothing that has been exposed to infected dogs. Signs are similar […]

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How Do I Prevent My Dog From Getting Fleas?

FLEAS!!!! Fleas are parasites or “freeloaders” that have to live in or on another creature to survive.  They are the most common external parasite found on dogs. Although your dog may be infested with fleas, they are not always easy to find.  One of the best methods for checking your dog for fleas is to […]

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Canine Cough

By NANCY GALLIMORE WERHANE, CPDT-KA I just survived my first, and hopefully only, major cold of this winter season. It was a beauty. Cough, congestion, stuffy nose, laryngitis-the works. I did receive a good deal of sympathy for it, but nobody panicked. Nobody rushed me to the hospital. Now, give any one of those symptoms […]

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Why you MUST Trim Your Dog’s Nails!

Trimming your dog’s toe nails – IT IS a necessary evil! Whether dogs like it or not, dogs (and puppies!) need their toenails cut regularly. Dog nails allowed to grow long may become ingrown or torn, and long dewclaws can pierce dogs’ feet. Dogs with long toenails struggle to walk on slippery floors and easily damage […]

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Dog Food 101

There are basically three categories of dog food – canned, kibble or raw — but there various sub-categories and distinctions within the categories.  The healthiest category of food is “raw” but is also the category that gives most pet owners pause.  Beyond uncooked raw food — fresh meat, vegetables, fruits, etc. — there are the “freeze dried”, […]

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Puppy Warts 101

Puppy Warts – What are they? Dog warts, also known as “cutaneous papillomas” can be found quite often in puppies, although older dogs can get them. The warts are usually found on the dog’s face, along the lips, inside the mouth, and occasionally on the eyelids or toes. The color is generally pale, and will […]

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